Titans of Wrestling #58: WWF July to August 1982

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Just before the 2016 Royal Rumble, Parv, Pete, Johnny and Kelly gathered to discuss some footage from the summer of 1982.

On the docket tonight:

07-31 BOB BACKLUND vs JIMMY SNUKA WWF TITLE PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM
07-31 ANDRE THE GIANT vs BLACKJACK MULLIGAN PHILADELPHIA SPECTRUM
08-07 SUPERSTAR GRAHAM vs BARRY HART WWF TV
08-82 PAT PATTERSON INTERVIEWS BOB ORTON WWF TV
08-30 PAT PATTERSON vs BOB ORTON MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
08-30 TIGER MASK vs DYNAMITE KID MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
08-82 JIMMY SNUKA/LOU ALBANO PROMO WWF TV
08-30 PEDRO MORALES vs JIMMY SNUKA IC TITLE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
08-82 ALBANO/FUJI/SAITO PROMO WWF TV
08-30 ANDRE/STRONGBOWS vs MULLIGAN/FUJI/SAITO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

On this show:

– Learn about Kal’s advice to drug users
– Discussion about Andre as a worker and how he worked in different places
– Bob Orton Jr. and why he was so good
– Tiger Mask vs. Dynamite Kid … at MSG?!
– Ivan Putski’s shorts
– The troubles of working 2 out of 3 falls in a short match

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