This version of the NWA North American Tag Team Championship was a major tag team championship that was primarily defended in the National Wrestling Alliance affiliated New Japan Pro Wrestling and NWA Hollywood Wrestling. The title essentially served as New Japan's primary tag team title though it was also occasionally defended and recognized in the Los Angeles area. This title was the second NWA sanctioned title to be named the North American Tag Team Championship and was retired April 23, 1981.
Tag Team (Individual Reigns)
Johnny Powers and Pat Patterson
Powers and Patterson were recognized in Los Angeles and New Japan as champions.