Titans of Wrestling #22: WWF at Philadelphia Spectrum – November 1980


The Fabulous Four are back in their second home, Philadelphia, for this card from November 1980. Don’t forget to check out the dedicated Titans of Wrestling page here at Place to Be Nation, which includes downloading and listening options as well as a link to TITANS TV.

On the docket:
11-08 Ken Patera vs Bruno Sammartino
11-08 Bob Backlund vs Larry Zbyzsko (with Tony Atlas as ref)
11-08 Pedro Moralas vs The Hangman
11-08 The Samoans vs Tony Garea & Rick Martel

In this episode:

– A Family Affair: a feature on Bruno Sammartino and his Italian ‘paisans’
– An update on Super 8’s facial hair situation
– Tony Atlas and his perfect Y-shaped body
– One of the wrestling history’s most surreal interviews featuring Tony Garea, Dick Graham and that notorious joker Kal Rudman!
– Bio for The Hangman


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!