The top five women’s tag teams of the 2010s

Global Green Gangsters

In 2012, Australian wrestler, Kellie Skater, teamed up with Japanese wrestler, Tomoka Nakagawa, at SHIMMER Volume 52. The seemingly unconventional pairing picked up a win against Christina Von Eerie and MsChif and the rest is history.

Skater and Nakagawa competed for the SHIMMER Tag Team Championship in a fatal four-way elimination match at Volume 53. However, they came up short when Nicole Matthews spits water into Skater’s eyes and rolled her up to win via pinfall.

The team, who became known 3G or Global Green Gangsters, chased the Canadian NINJAs for the next few events. At Volume 54, the champions retained via count-out, setting up a No Disqualification match for Volume 57. In the main event, 3G finally came out on top when Skater pinned Portia Perez for the win.

The Global Green Gangsters became the longest reigning SHIMMER Tag Team Champions, holding the titles an astonishing 727 days. Skater and Nakagawa enjoyed the most dominant singular run out of any other entry on this list.

They defended their titles against a who’s who list of performers such as Kana (better known as Asuka) and Lufisto, Rhia O’Reilly and Saraya Knight, and Cheerleader Melissa and Mercedes Martinez. They also took part in a Champions vs. Champions Match against the SHINE Tag Team Champions, Cherry Bomb and Kimber Lee, at SHINE 26.

They ultimately lost the titles to The Kimber Bombs at SHIMMER Volume 75 in April of 2015. Tomoka Nakagawa retired later that month.

In December of that year, Kellie Skater went on to win the Artist of Stardom Championship with Dakota Kai, who was billed as Evie at the time, and Hiroyo Matsumoto. She also enjoyed brief success as a singles competitor before she retired in February of 2017.

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