Titans of Wrestling #13: WWF April – May 1980

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James is back from the dead to join Parv, Johnny, Kelly and Pete in watching more 1980 greatness:

On the docket tonight:

04-21 RICKY STEAMBOAT/JAY YOUNGBLOOD vs BULLDOG BROWER/TOR KAMATA (Madison Square Garden)

04-21 PAT PATTERSON vs KEN PATERA – Intercontinental Title Match (Madison Square Garden)

04-21 BRUNO SAMMARTINO vs LARRY ZBYSZKO (Madison Square Garden)

05-03 PEDRO MORALES vs JOSE ESTRADA (Championship Wrestling)

05-10 BOB BACKLUND vs HULK HOGAN – WWF Title Match (Philadelphia Spectrum)

05-17 BOB BACKLUND vs EL OLYMPICO (All Star Wrestling)

05-17 KEN PATERA vs DOMINIC DENUCCI (Championship Wrestling)

05-80 Lou Albano, Fred Blassie, Bob Backlund, Ken Patera/Grand Wizard, Larry Zbyszko, Fred Blassie/Hulk Hogan Promos (WWF TV)

Highlights include:

– Bios for Ricky Steamboat, Jay Youngblood, Bulldog Brower, and Tor Kamata

– Performing big and playing to the cheap seats

– Random discussion of Mr. Perfect and modern WWE fans

– Desert Island Bruno vs. Desert Island Backlund

– Focus on Hogan’s selling and offense

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