It was one of the coveted tag team championships in the United States from the beginning until the late 1980s, when the AWA's talent roster was depleted by the World Wrestling Federation and Jim Crockett Promotions. Pro Wrestling Illustrated awarded this title with World Title Status during its existence.
- American Wrestling Association
- Champion history - History of the wrestlers who have held the belt.
- Title matches - Matches in which the title was defended.
- Champion gallery - A gallery of all champions.