Titans of Wrestling #71: WWF December 1982

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The Titans are back and plum to the very depths of wrestling despair as they journey boldly into one of the WWF’s very lowest periods. You don’t know man, you weren’t there.

On the docket:

11-27 ROGERS CORNER: JIMMY SNUKA WWF TV
12-04 ROGERS CORNER: DON MURACO WWF TV
12-11 ROGERS CORNER: BACKLUND/GILBERT/SKAALAND WWF TV
12-18 BACKLUND/GILBERT vs SENZA/MARTIN WWF TV
12-18 ROGERS CORNER: JOHN STUDD/FRED BLASSIE WWF TV
12-25 JOHN STUDD vs EDDIE GILBERT WWF TV
12-28 PEDRO MORALES vs DON MURACO IC TITLE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
12-28 BOB BACKLUND vs SUPERSTAR GRAHAM WWF TITLE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
12-28 JIMMY SNUKA vs RAY STEVENS MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

Highlights include:

– With Titans morale at an all-time low dredging through the quagmire, will all four members make it to the bitter end?
– To what extent had Vince Sr tapped out completely by December 1982?
– In-depth analysis of … the mechanics of the Big John Studd bodyslam challenge.
– Gorilla Monsoon continues to be a dick to Vinnie Jr on commentary.
– They are lumberjacks, and they’re okay.

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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!