Titans of Wrestling #8: WWF December 1979

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Parv, James, Kelly, Pete and Johnny Sorrow finish up WWF in 1979.

On the docket tonight:
12-01 ALBANO MAKES DEAL WITH WIZARD FOR PAT PATTERSON CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING
12-08 KEN PATERA vs JOHNNY RIVERA ALL STAR WRESTLING
12-01 TONY ATLAS vs JOSE ESTRADA CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING
12-06 BOB BACKLUND vs ANTONIO INOKI WWF TITLE JAPAN
12-08 PATTERSON/SAMOANS vs ZBYSZKO/DENUCCI/PUTSKI CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING
12-17 HULK HOGAN vs TED DIBIASE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
12-79 BOB BACKLUND, LOU ALBANO/BOBBY DUNCUM PROMOS WWF TV
12-17 BOB BACKLUND vs BOBBY DUNCUM WWF TITLE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
12-17 HARLEY RACE vs DUSTY RHODES NWA TITLE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
12-31 ANDRE THE GIANT, LOU ALBANO PROMOS WWF TV

Some highlights include:
– The mailbag returns, possibly for the last time
– Bios for Tony Atlas (Johnny), Antonio Inoki, Ken Patera (both Kelly), and Harley Race (Parv)
– Does the piledriver hurt the top of your head or just the neck?
– End of year awards for 1979
– Plus Al Pacino, how many members of the Village People were gay?, cheap generic colas, Sylvester the Cat, and loads more fun and nonsense

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