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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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!