Tag Team Top 5 for the Week of February 24 th , 2014
1. The Decade (Roderick Strong, BJ Whitmer, and Jimmy Jacobs)-Since forming in ROH,they have been flawless in all forms of tag team matches. BJ Whitmer & Jimmy Jacobs are 2-0 as a team since reforming as a tag team and now,with Roderick Strong thrown into the equation,they are 2-0 in 6 man tag team competition,meaning they are 4-0 as a team,overall. This weekend they defeated Adam Page, Cedric Alexander,& Mark Briscoe, before moving on the next day to beat Adrenaline RUSH & Andrew Everett. Certainly some gold might be in this group’s near future. Unranked in the online poll.
2. reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish)-It’s crazy to think about the fact that this is the first ranking of 2014 for the ROH World Tag Team Champions, but it’s true. They were not very successful this year until this past weekend at ROH where they defeated both Adrenaline RUSH and the team of Brutal Burgers to go 2-0 on the weekend. They were favored to be in the Top 5 of the Tag Team Top 50 going into 2014. They’ve finally got some momentum to make that a reality. #4 in the online poll.
3. Black Hand Warriors (Michael Magnuson & David Delorean)-This week the Dynamo Pro Tag Team Champions defeated Jack Gamble & Jon Webb to retain their titles. They also hold the WLW Tag Team Titles,making them one of the very few teams in the U.S. to hold multiple promotions’tag team titles. They have been as dominant as any team in the last couple of months. It will be interesting if they can continue this success throughout 2014. #3 in the online poll.
4. The Hooligans (Devin & Mason Cutter)-Another team that was favored to be in the Top 5 of the Tag Team Top 50 going into 2014 stumbled out of the gate when the year began,but now they’re starting to find their footing. Over the weekend they retained their PGP Tag Team Titles in a brutal war vs. Zero Gravity in a double dog collar match. With yet another battle coming up vs. Team IOU,time will tell if they can continue their climb up the rankings. #1 in the online poll.
5. Team IOU (Kerry Awful & Nick Iggy)-The NWA SAW Tag Team Champions retained their titles in their first defense vs. Shock N’Awe on 2/21. They looked to add more gold to their collection as they took on Da Soul Touchaz the next night at Resistance Pro,but came up short in their bid to be double champions. They were #2 last week and despite the loss,the fans have spoken and they have said,quite frankly,“you just can’t keep a boy and his dog down.” #2 in the online poll.
1 st Honorable Mention. The Overdogs (John Greed & Sebastian Suave)-Defeated the Super Smash Brothers by disqualification at Smash Wrestling on 2/23. Unranked in the online poll.
2 nd Honorable Mention. Arrogant Basterds (Ric Ellis & Devin Sparks)-NEW So Cal Pro Tag Team Champions after defeating Anchors Away for the titles on 2/21.
Just missing out/Others Receiving Votes:
Chasyn Rance & Santana Garrett (#5 in the online poll)
Hanson & Raymond Rowe
Sons of Texas
Lince Dorado & Aaron Epic
Da Soul Touchaz
Guns and Beer
Dylan Bostic & Roberto De Luna
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