Titans of Wrestling #14: WWF May – July 1980

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Parv, Johnny, Pete and Kelly finish up May, June and July of 1980 in the WWF:

On the docket tonight:

05-80 PATERA WIZARD SAMOANS ALBANO PROMOS WWF TV

05-19 BATTLE ROYAL MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

05-19 BOB BACKLUND vs KEN PATERA WWF TITLE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

05-19 PATTERSON/PUTSKI/ATLAS vs SAMOANS/MAIVIA MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

06-14 HARLEY RACE vs FRANK WILLIAMS CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

06-28 TONY ATLAS –KEN PATERA ARM WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

07-12 LARRY ZBYSZKO REFUSES TO TALK TO TONY GAREA CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

07-26 BOB BACKLUND vs KEN PATERA WWF TITLE PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM

07-26 ANDRE THE GIANT vs HULK HOGAN PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM

Highlights include:

– Kelly tells a story of his wife’s 1980 WWF related encounter

– This week’s debate: is there such a thing as too much heat for a rulebreaker?

– Thoughts on battle royals and arm wrestling contests

– Kelly’s bio for legendary jobber Frank Williams, plus a rant about “the pure jobbers”

– Plus Tony Garea!!

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