Titans of Wrestling #18: WWF at MSG – September 1980

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Parv, Johnny, Pete and Kelly take another trip to MSG in 1980 for a look at the historic Backlund vs. Race, WWF title vs. NWA title match.

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On the docket tonight:

09-06 HULK HOGAN INTERRUPTS ANDRE THE GIANT INTERVIEW CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

09-13 ANDRE THE GIANT vs HULK HOGAN CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

09-20 HULK HOGAN vs STEVE KING / ANGELO GOMEZ ALL STAR WRESTLING

09-80 BOB BACKLUND, HARLEY RACE PROMOS WWF TV

09-22 ANDRE THE GIANT vs HULK HOGAN MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

09-22 BOB BACKLUND vs HARLEY RACE WWF CHAMP vs NWA CHAMP MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

Highlights include:

– Bio for jobber Steve King and his residency at “Steve King’s House” aka The Zembo Mosque

– The secret sex life of Classy Freddie Blassie

– Pete finally re-reviews Hogan vs. Andre from WrestleMania 3

– Kelly’s history lesson: WWF title vs. NWA title matches down the ages

– Parv takes on all-comers like Andre vs. an army of jobbers as he rants about one of his all-time least favorite matches

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Author: Titans of Wrestling

Join Parv, Pete, Kelly and Johnny as they travel back in time to look at the state of WWF wrestling in the late 70s through the early 80s. Along the way they also make pit stops in Portland, St. Louis and other territories to cover their history, angles and differences from other promotions of the time. They discuss the prominent matches and promos of the era and leave no stone unturned as they talk through wrestler bios, psychology, and jobber matches. The cherries on top are some of the funniest commentaries and best wrestler impressions you’ll ever hear!