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Encyclopedia > The World's Greatest Tag Team
The World's Greatest Tag Team
Tag team
Members Shelton Benjamin
Charlie Haas
Name(s) Team Angle
The Best Damn Tag Team Period
The (Self-Proclaimed) World's Greatest Tag Team
The World's Greatest Tag Team
Heights 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) - Benjamin
6 ft 2 in (188 cm) - Haas
Combined weight 497 lb (226 kg)
Former members Kurt Angle (Leader)
Debuted December 26, 2002-March 24, 2004
December 11, 2006-present
Promotions WWE

The World's Greatest Tag Team is a professional wrestling tag team currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its RAW brand. The team consists of Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin, and started out captained by Kurt Angle, during which time they were known as Team Angle. A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... Shelton Benjamin (born July 9, 1975)[2] is an American professional wrestler and former amateur wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment working on its RAW brand as one half of The Worlds Greatest Tag Team with Charlie Haas. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American professional wrestler and former Olympic amateur wrestler. ... is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 11 is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A professional wrestling tag-team consists of two or occasionally three wrestlers who are working together as a team. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Shelton Benjamin (born July 9, 1975)[2] is an American professional wrestler and former amateur wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment working on its RAW brand as one half of The Worlds Greatest Tag Team with Charlie Haas. ... Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American professional wrestler and former Olympic amateur wrestler. ...

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History

Initial run (2002-2004)

The tag team made their debut on the December 26, 2002 edition of SmackDown!. Paul Heyman introduced the team under the name Team Angle as a "gift" to his top client Kurt Angle. The team won the WWE Tag Team Championship on February 6, 2003 by defeating Los Guerreros. On May 18, they lost the titles to Eddie Guerrero and Tajiri at Judgment Day in a Ladder Match. On June 12, Angle confronted Benjamin and Haas about the losing streak they had been in for a couple of weeks, and he fired them both from Team Angle. is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... WWE Friday Night SmackDown! is a professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the flagship broadcast of the SmackDown! brand. ... Paul Buster Heyman (born September 11, 1965) is a professional wrestling manager, on-air talent, and former promoter. ... The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling tag team championship. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Eduardo Gory Guerrero [1] (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) better known by his ring name Eddie Guerrero, was a Mexican-American professional wrestler born into a legendary Mexican wrestling family. ... Yoshihiro Tajiri , born September 29, 1970 in Yokohama, Japan), is a Japanese professional wrestler, best known for his appearances in Extreme Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Judgment Day is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Soon after the breakup, Benjamin and Haas referred to themselves as The Best Damn Tag Team Period (a reference to the Fox Sports Net show The Best Damn Sports Show Period) and then The Self-Proclaimed World's Greatest Tag Team, or The World's Greatest Tag Team for short, and went on to recapture the WWE Tag Team Championship from Eddie Guerrero and Tajiri on July 3, but lost them nearly a month later to Los Guerreros on September 18. Fox Sports Net headquarters in Los Angeles. ... The Best Damn Sports Show Period is a sports talk show on Fox Sports Net. ... is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ...


The group stayed together until March 22, 2004 when, during the Draft Lottery, Benjamin was drafted to the RAW brand, thus breaking up The World's Greatest Tag Team. They two briefly reunited in the 2005 Royal Rumble match. Haas was kept on SmackDown! until his release in July 2005. March 22 is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The logo for the 2007 WWE Draft The World Wrestling Entertainment Brand Extension was a device first used in 2002 by said professional wrestling organization as a means of providing separate brands of wrestling through its two top shows, RAW and SmackDown!, with the addition of ECW in 2006. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Royal Rumble 2005 was the eighteenth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event from World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Ongoing events • 2005 Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes • 2005 Maharashtra floods • 2005 Gujarat Flood • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Gomery Comm. ...


Reformation (2006-present)

On April 17, 2006, Charlie Haas returned to WWE as part of the RAW brand, defeating his former tag team partner, Benjamin, the very same night. On the December 4, edition of RAW, after Benjamin pinned Super Crazy, Haas entered the ring, berated Crazy, and celebrated with a bewildered Benjamin. The next week, Shelton announced The World's Greatest Tag Team was officially back in a segment with Cryme Tyme. They defeated The Highlanders in a match later that same night. They then feuded with Cryme Time, but were largely unsuccessful, including a tag team turmoil match at New Year's Revolution. However, they finally pinned Cryme Time, ending their undefeated streak, on the January 29, 2007 edition of RAW. is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... December 4th redirects here. ... Francisco Pantoja Islas (born December 3, 1973) is a Mexican professional wrestler best known by his ring name Super Crazy. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Highlanders are a professional wrestling tag team consisting of (kayfabe) cousins Robbie (Derek Graham-Couch) and Rory McAllister (Russell Murray), who currently wrestle for World Wrestling Entertainment on its RAW brand. ... New Years Revolution is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


On April 2, The World's Greatest Tag Team was unsuccessful in defeating the team of Ric Flair and Carlito, but defeated them in a rematch on April 16 when Haas distracted Carlito, setting him up for a T-Bone suplex by Benjamin. They won again when Carlito turned against Ric Flair, leaving The World's Greatest Tag Team to pick up the count out victory. They then challenged The Hardys for the World Tag Team Championship at One Night Stand in a ladder match, but came up short. April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ric Flair (born February 25, 1949 [1] and named Richard Morgan Fliehr upon his adoption several weeks later), is an iconic American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment on its RAW brand. ... Carlos Edwin Colón, Jr. ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Hardy Boyz (also known as the The Hardys and Team Xtreme) are a professional wrestling tag team in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) that consists of real life brothers Matt and Jeff Hardy. ... The World Tag Team Championship belt (2002 to present) The World Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling tag team championship. ... One Night Stand is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ...


In wrestling

  • Finishing and signature maneuvers
    • Superkick (Benjamin), German suplex pin (Haas) combination
    • Inverted atomic drop (Haas) followed by a superkick (Benjamin) followed by a jackknife pin (Haas)
    • World's Greatest Double Team / Star Spangled Stun Gun / Broken Arrow (Leapfrog body guillotine)
    • Star Spangled Banner (Double arm drag over the knees)

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Championships and accomplishments

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling tag team championship. ... The WWE Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling tag team title. ... Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American professional wrestler and former Olympic amateur wrestler. ... The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Championship is a professional wrestling championship. ... Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) is a professional wrestling magazine. ... The PWI Tag Team of the Year Award, given yearly since 1972 by professional wrestling magazine Pro Wrestling Illustrated, recognizes the best tag team of the year as voted by readers of the magazine. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
awf: austins wrestling federation (529 words)
The first match of the night was for the tag team titles but in the end it was not as the bloodhoundz did not come out as they didn’t want to be tag team champions as the worlds greatest tag team faced the Dudley’s in a non-title match.
The match was good because half way throw the match Eric bischoff came out and said that this match was a table’s match FOR the tag team titles as when Charlie hass turned around he got 3 Ded throw a table to make the Dudley’s the new tag team champions of the world.
Then it was time for the main event but before that both Austin and the dent had to pick there no.5 pick as the dent choose the tag team champion’s the Dudley boys and Austin choose the legend killer Randy Orton.
GlobalWrestling - La nuova attitudine al wrestling (951 words)
Tag Team is one if the things that makes stars too and in some cases are the bigger superstars over the single superstars.
Now when we see Tag Teams they are only seen for the most case as a short term Tag Team and looked at more to build superstars to become singles wrestlers.
Team like The Worlds Greatest Tag Team, La Resistance, and Billy Kidman and Paul London are teams most recent to go through all this.
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