Titans of Wrestling #17: WWF at Philadelphia Spectrum – August 23rd 1980

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Parv, Johnny, Pete and Kelly watch another WWF show from 1980. On the docket tonight:

08-16 HARLEY RACE vs RICK MCGRAW CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

08-23 LARRY ZBYSZKO vs IVAN PUTSKI PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM

08-23 ANDRE THE GIANT/PEDRO MORALES vs LOU ALBANO/AFA PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM

08-23 KEN PATERA vs GORILLA MONSOON PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM

Also on this show:

– Focus on commentators, including in-depth discussion of: Vince McMahon, Gorilla Monsoon, Lance Russell, Gordon Solie, Jesse Ventura, Jerry Lawler, Dutch Mantell, Bob Caudle, Joey Styles, David Crockett, Jim Ross, and many other commentators

– Bios for Rick McGraw and “humanitarian of the year” Kal Rudman

– Talking point 1: “Killing the piledriver”

– Talking point 2: Were more people watching wrestling before or after Vince’s took over the WWF?

– Talking point 3: To what extent should babyfaces always stick to the rules?

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