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WWF: Philadelphia Spectrum (07.21.79)

WWF: Philadelphia Spectrum
July 21, 1979
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Spectrum

Your current WWF champions are as follows:
WWF Heavyweight Champion: Bob Backlund (2/20/1978)
WWF North American Heavyweight Champion: Pat Patterson (6/23/1979)
WWF World Tag Team Champions: Johnny & Jerry Valiant (3/24/1979)

Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Dick Graham. They discuss the big revenge match between Chief Jay Strongbow going against the guy who broke his leg: Greg Valentine. Read the rest of this entry

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WWF: All Star Wrestling (07.14.79)

WWF: All Star Wrestling
July 14, 1979
Hamburg, PA
Hamburg Fieldhouse

Your current WWF champions are as follows:
WWF Heavyweight Champion: Bob Backlund (2/20/1978)
WWF North American Heavyweight Champion: Pat Patterson (6/23/1979)
WWF World Tag Team Champions: Johnny & Jerry Valiant (3/24/1979)

Pop Culture #1s of the Time:
#1 Movie of the Week: Dracula starring Frank Langella & Laurence Olivier

#1 Song of the Week: Bad Girls by Donna Summer
#1 TV Show of the 78-79 Season: Laverne & Shirley starring Penny Marshall & Cindy Williams

Follow along if you have the WWE Network!

The following wrestling exhibition requires discretionary viewer participation.

Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Bruno Sammartino. Read the rest of this entry

WWWF: All Star Wrestling (03.24.79)

WWWF: All Star Wrestling
March 24, 1979
Hamburg, PA
Hamburg Fieldhouse

Your current WWWF champions are as follows:
WWWF Heavyweight Champion: Bob Backlund (2/20/1978)
WWWF North American Heavyweight Champion: Ted DiBiase (2/17/1979)
WWWF World Tag Team Champions: Tony Garea & Larry Zbyszko (12/2/1978)

Pop Culture #1s of the Time:
#1 Movie of the Week: The China Syndrome starring Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, and Michael Douglas

#1 Song of the Week: Tragedy by Bee Gees
#1 TV Show of the 78-79 Season: Laverne & Shirley starring Penny Marshall & Cindy Williams

Follow along if you have the WWE Network!

The following wrestling exhibition requires discretionary viewer participation.

Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Bruno Sammartino. Read the rest of this entry

Memphis Wrestling: (12.27.80)

Memphis Wrestling
December 27, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (11/14/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Vacant (11/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Superstar Bill Dundee & Tommy Rich (12/22/1980)
CWA Television Champion: Koko Ware (11/8/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown.
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Memphis Wrestling: (12.13.80)

Memphis Wrestling
December 13, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (11/14/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Vacant (11/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Roger Kirby & Guy Mitchell (11/24/1980)
CWA Television Champion: Koko Ware (11/8/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown. Lance announces that Jerry Lawler will be on the program today to announce when his next match will be. Russell mentions that Lawler has Jimmy Hart right at the top of his priority list. He does know that Lawler’s return match will be against an opponent chosen by Jimmy Hart. If Lawler still wins, he gets five minutes with Hart.
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Memphis Wrestling: (11.29.80)

Memphis Wrestling
November 29, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (11/14/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Tommy Rich (9/29/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Roger Kirby & Guy Mitchell (11/24/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown. I’m telling ya right now, this is a good one.
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Memphis Wrestling: (11.22.80)

Memphis Wrestling
November 22, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (11/14/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Tommy Rich (9/29/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Ken Lucas & Rick Morton (11/17/1980)

Your hosts are Dave Brown and Jerry Lawler. Lance Russell is taking the day off, says Brown. Lawler makes a joke about Lance’s absence, which should tell us what state of mind Lawler is in these days as he prepares for his full-time comeback to the ring.
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Memphis Wrestling (11.15.80)

Memphis Wrestling
November 15, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio
(first aired on 11/8/80)

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (10/27/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Tommy Rich (9/29/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Ken Lucas & Rick Morton (11/3/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown.
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Memphis Wrestling (11.08.80)

Memphis Wrestling
November 8, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio
(first aired 11/1/80)

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (10/27/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Tommy Rich (9/29/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Larry Latham & Dr. Bill Irwin (10/27/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown.
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Memphis Wrestling: (09.27.80)

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Memphis Wrestling
September 27, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (8/11/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Jimmy Valiant (9/9/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: The Angel & Sonny King (9/15/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown.
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