Titans of Wrestling #20: WWF at Philadelphia Spectrum – October 1980

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The Fabulous Four return to Philly to cover this card from October 1980:

On the docket tonight:

09-20 TONY GAREA / RENE GOULET vs THE WILD SAMOANS TAG TITLES CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING

10-11 BARON MIKEL SCICLUNA vs DOMINIC DENUCCI PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM

10-11 ANDRE THE GIANT vs KEN PATERA IC TITLE PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM

10-11 BOB BACKLUND vs LARRY ZBYSZKO WWF TITLE PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM

Highlights include:

– Talking point: “What does ‘psychology’ mean to you?”

– Bio for Rene Goulet

– “The Sad Life of Baron Mikel Scicluna”

– KAL WATCH! featuring general tomfoolery from that pair of jokers, Dick Graham and Kal Rudman

– Gary Michael Cappetta and Super 8’s two-way weight transfusion operation

– And Johnny does the Dusty Rhodes impersonation to end all Dusty Rhodes impersonations

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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!