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History Of The WWWF
1963 - 1979

Home 1960's 1970's Top Matches Top Wrestlers Top Tag Teams Managers Photo Gallery Studio Wrestling Champs


WWWF Time Capsule - March 1972

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Buddy Rogers Bruno Sammartino & Red Donley Ivan Koloff With Tony Angelo & Waldo Von Erich Pedro Morales Superstar Billy Graham

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Welcome to the History of the World Wide Wrestling Federation.

 

This site is not affiliated in any way with the WWE. This is simply a fan site designed to bring back memories of the World Wide Wrestling Federation between 1963 & 1979.

The WWWF was founded by Vince McMahon Sr. & Toots Mondt in 1963 when Capital Wrestling broke away from the NWA.

The WWWF served the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Boston, Washington D.C. & Baltimore along with many smaller towns in nearby areas.

Buddy Rogers was selected to be the first WWWF champion in 1963. Rogers was a veteran wrestler who was really good in the ring and excellent on the mic.

Rogers was up in age in 1963 and only held the title for a few months when he was defeated by Bruno Sammartino.

Sammartino went on to hold the title until 1971 when he was defeated by Ivan Koloff.

Koloff held the title very briefly when he was defeated by Pedro Morales.

Morales held the belt for about 2 years and was defeated by Stan Stasiak in Philadelphia.

Stasiak only held the title for about a week when Bruno Sammartino defeated Stasiak in 1973.

Bruno lost the belt in a controversial match against Superstar Billy Graham in 1977.

Graham held onto the title for less than a year when newcomer Bob Backlund defeated Graham in 1978.

The WWWF in 1979 became the WWF and was known as the World Wrestling Federation instead of the World Wide Wrestling Federation.

Click on the links above as we have a listing of the Top Tag Teams, Top 100 WWWF Wrestlers, popular managers, a photo gallery, listing of champions and a link to the Pittsburgh Studio Wrestling Site.

 

 

 

 

WWWF Wrestlers

Alphabetical listing by first name

This list includes all wrestlers who particpated in the WWWF in any WWWF city or at an event where a WWWF Champion was on the card.

 

Abdullah The Butcher

Ace Freeman

Al Coco

Al Costello

Al Hayes

Al Palmer

Al Schiller

Al Smith

Alan Pinfold

Alex Kostopoulous

Alexander The Great

Ali Baba

Akim Kanuka

Andre The Giant

Andreas Lambrakis

Andy Martin

Andy Robin

Angelo Mosca

Angelo Savoldi

Ann Casey

Antonio Inoki

Antonio Pugliese

Argentina Apollo

Argentina Rocca

Arman Hussein

Arnold Skaaland

Art Nielson

Baby Cheryl

Bad News Allen Coage

Barbara Galento

Barbara Owen

Baron Gattoni

Baron Scicluna

Baron Von Raschke

Battman

Bearcat Wright

Beast

Beau Brummel

Beautiful Bobby

Ben Justice

Ben Oritz

Benny Lima

Bepo Mongol

Bert Warner

Bette Boucher

Betty Ann Spencer

Betty Grable

Bill Berger

Bill Eadie

Bill Miller

Bill Scholl

Bill Terry

Bill Watts

Bill White

Billy Coleman

Billy Fontana

Billy Fox

Billy Goelz

Billy Orchid

Billy Red Lyons

Billy Robinson

Billy The Kid

Billy White Wolf

Black Bart

Black Demon

Black Gordman

Black Orchid

Black Shadow

Blackjack Lanza

Blackjack Mulligan

Blackjack Slade

Blue Demon

Bob Armstrong

Bob Backlund

Bob Boyer

Bob Boyington

Bob Bruggers

Bob Duncum

Bob Durcus

Bob Gonzales

Bob Harmon

Bob Leipler

Bob Marcus

Bob Nandor

Bob Roop

Bob Schaefer

Bob Stanlee

Bob Sweetan

Bobby Colt

Bobby Davis

Bobby Heenan

Bobby Hyers

Bobby Marshall

Bobby Shane

Bobo Brazil

Bonita White Dove

Boris Malenko

Brenda Reed

Brenda Scott

Bruce Swayze

Bruiser Brody

Bruno Sammartino

Brute Bernard

Bud Osborne

Buddy Austin

Buddy Bicon

Buddy Rogers

Buddy Rosen

Buddy Wolfe

Bugsy McGraw

Bull Johnson

Bull Molino

Bull Ortega

Bull Ramos

Bulldog Brower

Bulldog Gannon

Butcher Brannigan

Butcher Nova

Cal West

Canadian Wolfman

Candy Rich

Carlos Colon

Carlos Cruz

Carlos Milano

Carlos Peredes

Carlos Rocha

Charlie Brown

Charlie Robinson

Chavo Guerrero

Chet Wallik

Chico Gonzales

Chief Big Heart

Chief Little Heart

Chief White Owl

Chief Sunny War Cloud

Chris Colt

Chris Jelevarou

Chris Tolos

Chuck Adcock

Chuck Conley

Chuck Martoni

Chuck O'Connor

Chuck Richards

Cisco Kid

Clem St. Louis

Clyde Steeves

Coconut Willie

Columbian Jaguar

Cowboy Bob Ellis

Cowboy Bradley

Cowboy Cassidy

Cowboy Reed

Crusher Blackwell

Crusher Lisouski

Crusher Verdu

Cyclone Smith

Cyclone Soto

Daisy Mae

Danny Williams

Darling Dagmar

Darrell Cochran

Dave Darrow

Dave Morgan

Davey O'Hannon

Dean Ross

Debbie Johnson

Dennis Johnson

Denny Alberts

Destroyer

Dewey Robertson

Diamond Jack

Diamond Lil

Diana Lynn

Dick Dunn

Dick Slater

Dino Bravo

Doll Paige

Dolly Carter

Domenic DeNucci

Domenic Doganiero

Dominic Robles

Don Curtis

Don Fargo

Don Kent

Don Leo Jonathan

Don McClarity

Don Muraco

Don Serrano

Donna Christianello

Dorothy Carter

Dory Dixon

Dottie Downs

Doug Gilbert

Duke Hoffman

Duke Keomuko

Duke Miller

Duke Noble

Duke Savage

Dusty Rhodes

Earl Maynard

Ed Castillo

Ed Sullivan

Ed Valentino

Eddie Graham

Eduard Carpentier

El Capitan

El Gaucho

El Olympico

Elaine Ellis

Emil Dupree

Eric The Red

Erich Froelich

Ernie Ladd

Ernie Lassiter

Ernie Lewingston

Ethel Johnson

Eugenio Marin

Executioner # 1

Executioner # 2

Fabulous Moolah

Farmer Jerome

Farmer Pete

Firpo Zbyszko

Fran Gravette

Francisco Flores

Frank DeSoosa

Frank Durso

Frank Garcia

Frank Hickey

Frank Holtz

Frank Marconi

Frank Martinez

Frank Monte

Frank Pickens

Frank Rodriguez

Frank Valois

Frank Williams

Fred Atkins

Fred Blassie

Fred Curry

Fred Marzino

Frenchy Lamont

Fuzzy Cupid

Gary Fulton

Gary Hart

Geeto Mongol

Gene Crespo

Gene Dubois

Gene Dundee

Gene Dubuque

Gene Kelly

Gene Kiniski

George Cannon

George Drake

George Kanelis

George Moreno

George Palermo

George Scott

George Stafanodious

George Steele

George Stoinoff

George Wolfe

Gert Topsnick

Giant Goliath

Gino Brito

Gino Hernandez

Glen Rucker

Golden Apollo

Golden Terror

Gordo Chiluahua

Gorilla Monsoon

Great Kudo

Great Mephisto

Great Scott

Great Zolo

Greg Gagne

Greg Valentine

Gregory Jarque

Green Hornet

Guillotine Gordon

Gus Callas

Gypsy Joe

Haiti Kid

Hans Mortier

Hans Schmidt

Hans Schroeder

Harley Race

Harold Poole

Harry Dunn

Harry Wentzel

Harvey Jones

Haystacks Calhoun

Hector Serrano

Helen Casey

Henry Roy

Herbie Starr

Hillbilly Pete

Homer O'Dell

Honeybear Bower

Honey Girl Smith

Hulk Hogan

Hurricane Hunt

Hurricane Smith

Hussein Arab

Ike Eakins

Ilio DiPaulo

Irish Jackie

Ivan Malinko

Ivan Putski

Ivan Zhukoff

Jack Brisco

Jack Evans

Jack Foote

Jack Kris

Jack Miller

Jack Mills

Jack Ostermiller

Jack Vansky

Jackie Fargo

Jacques Goulet

Jake Smith

Jamiaca Kid

Jan Nelson

Jan Sheridan

Java Ruk

Jay Flores

Jeff Johnson

Jerry Brisco

Jerry Colt

Jerry Dorsey

Jerry Graham

Jerry London

Jerry Miller

Jerry Novak

Jerry Ralph

Jerry Robertson

Jesse Ventura

Jim Conroy

Jim Grabmire

Jim Hady

Jim Hannan

Jim Montanero

Jim Oliver

Jim Ray

Jim Siskay

Joe Abbey

Joe Cagle

Joe Cox

Joe Crugnale

Joe Esposito

Joe Matte

Joe Milach

Joe Quinones

Joe Thomas

Joe Turko

Joey Russell

John Bognar

John Meinger

John Mendicia

John Paul Henning

John Tolos

Johnny Barrend

Johnny Boyd

Johnny Campos

Johnny Carr

Johnny Davis

Johnny DeFazio

Johnny Fargo

Johnny Foti

Johnny Furr

Johnny Kace

Johnny Powers

Johnny Rodz

Johnny Valentine

Jerry Valiant

Jimmy Valiant

Johnny Rivera

Johnny Tzansis

Johnny Valiant

JoJo Andrews

Jolly Charlie

Jose Estrada

Jose Gonzales

Jose Luis Rivera

Jose Perez

Jose Rodriguez

Juan Caruso

Juan Garcia

Juan Rodriguez

Judy Grable

Kangaroo Kennedy

Karen Kellogg

Karl Gotch

Karl Kovacs

Karl Steif

Karl Von Hess

Kay Kasey

Keith Franks

Ken Patera

Kenny Ackles

Kevin Sullivan

Killer Joe Christie

Killer Karl Kox

Killer Lopez

Killer Kowalski

King Curtis Iaukea

King Toby

Kitty Adams

Klondike Bill

Kurt Von Hess

Kurt Von Stroheim

Larry Gagner

Larry Hennig

Larry Sharpe

Larry Simon

Larry Tyler

Larry Zbyszko

Lars Anderson

Lazlo Szabo

Lee Carlson

Lee Henning

Lee Wong

Lenny Hurst

Lenny Solomon

Les Morgan

Lil Abner Osborne

Lily Thomas

Little Beaver

Little Boy Blue

Little Brutus

Little John

Lola Laray

Lord Alfred Hayes

Lord Layton

Lord Little Brook

Lorenzo Parrente

Lou Albano

Lou Bastien

Lou Thesz

Louis Cerdan

Louis Cyr

Louis Lupo

Lucas Pestano

Luis Garcia

Luis Martinez

Luis Torres

Luke Brown

Luke Graham

Lumberjack Eric

Lumberjack Pierre

Lynn Scott

Mad Dog Vachon

Magnificent Maurice

Man Mountain Mike

Manuel Soto

Mario Fraterolli

Mark Tendler

Mary Hillis

Martino Angelo

Masked Destroyer

Matt Gilmore

Maurice Duval

Max Mortier

Michele Barone

Mickey Doyle

Mighty Brutus

Mighty Hercules

Mighty Igor

Mighty Might

Mighty Ursus

Miguel Feliciano

Miguel Perez

Mike Conrad

Mike Graham

Mike Loren

Mike Madera

Mike Masters

Mike McCord

Mike Monroe

Mike Paidoucious

Mike Papas

Mike Rikar

Mike Santocapito

Miguel Torres

Mike Zeabes

Mil Mascaras

Mitsu Arakawa

Mongolian Stomper

Moondog Mayne

Moose Cholak

Moose Monroe

Moses Benmergul

Mountain Hosley

Mr. Fuji

Mr. Kleen

Mr. Saito

Mr. Sato

Mr. Wrestling II

Mr. X

Nick Busick

Nick DeCarlo

Nikita Mulkovitch

Omar Atlas

Orwell Paris

Otto Von Heller

Ox Anderson

Ox Baker

Pablo Iturbi

Pak Song

Pampero Firpo

Pancho Lopez

Pancho Valdez

Pat Barrett

Pat Flannigan

Pat Kennedy

Pat Lydia

Pat McGinnis

Pat Patterson

Paul Adams

Paul Christy

Paul DeGallos

Paul DeMarco

Paul Figoura

Paul Jones

Paul Reinhart

Paul Vachon

Paula Kaye

Pedro Godoy

Pedro Gonzales

Pedro Morales

Pedro Rodriguez

Pee Wee Adams

Penny Brooks

Pete Austin

Pete Doherty

Pete Kovac

Pete Mingo

Pete Reeves

Pete Sanchez

Peter Maivia

Phil Rita

Pinky Larson

Porkchop Cash

Prince Iaukea

Princess Little Cloud

Professor Hiro

Professor Tanaka

Professor X

Randy Savage

Ray Stevens

Ray Villmar

Ray Zillis

Raymond Rougeau

Red Bastien

Red Demon

Red Kelly

Red McNulty

Rene Goulet

Rick McGraw

Ricky Cortez

Ricky Sexton

Ricky Waldo

Riki Choshu

Rip Collins

Rita Boucher

Robert Duranton

Robert Fuller

Roberto Gonzales

Roberto Soto

Rocky Cookson

Rocky Fitzpatrick

Rocky Johnson

Rocky Montero

Rocky Shore

Rocky Storm

Rocky Tomayo

Roddy Piper

Roger Dupree

Rollie The Hawk

Ron Cummings

Ron Fargo

Ron Fuller

Ron Fury

Ron Johnson

Ron Lee

Ron Martinelli

Ron Mattucci

Ron Reed

Ron Romano

Ron Sanders

Ron Wright

Ronnie Etchison

Ronnie Hill

Roy Heffernen

Ruben Ayala

Russian # 1 Igor

Russian # 2 Ivan

Ryuma Go

S.D. Jones

Sailor Art Thomas

Sam Rivero

Sam Steamboat

Sammy Rubin

Sandy Parker

Sandy Scott

Santiago Acousta

Scandar Akbar

Seiji Sakaguchi

Shadow

Sharon Brooks

Sheik

Shoehi Baba

Skull Murphy

Sky Lo Lo

Smasher Sloan

Sonny Boy Cassidy

Sonny King

Sonny Love

Sonny Myers

Spiros Arion

Spoiler

Stamford Murphy

Stan Hansen

Stan Lavdas

Stan Stasiak

Steve Boulus

Steve Keirn

Steve King

Steve Novak

Steve Stanlee

Steve Travis

Strong Kobiyashi

Student

Sue Green

Super Destroyer

Superstar Billy Graham

Swede Hanson

Sweet Daddy Siki

Sweet Georgia Brown

Sylvano Soussa

Tank Morgan

Tank Patton

Taro Sukura

Tarzan Tyler

Tatsumi Fujinami

Ted Adams

Ted Gannon

Ted Lewin

Terri Shane

Terry Funk

Terry Gibbs

Terry Yorkston

Thunderbolt Patterson

Tiger Jeet Singh

Tiger Stevens

Tim Woods

Tiny Roe

Tiny Tim

TNT Napolitean

Tom Brandon

Tom Jones

Tom Reissman

Tom Thumb

Tomas Marin

Tommy O'Toole

Tommy Rich

Toni Rose

Tony Altimore

Tony Atlas

Tony Castro

Tony Constilles

Tony DiPaulo

Tony Garea

Tony Manousos

Tony Marino

Tony Martinelli

Tony Nero

Tony Newberry

Tony Parisi

Tony Russo

Tony Sepulvada

Tony Simon

Tor Kamata

Umberto Mercado

Vasil Vata

Vera Kader

Verne Gagne

Vic Rossetani

Vicky Williams

Victor Rivera

Vincente Pomenti

Virgil The Kentucky Butcher

Virginia Franklin

Vito Gonzales

Vivian St. John

Vivian Vachon

Wahoo McDaniel

Waldo Von Erich

Wee Willie Wilson

Wenonah Little Heart

Wes Hutchins

Whipper Watson

White Venus

Wild Red Berry

Wilhelm Ruska

Willie Bath

Willie Farkas

Yukon Eric

Zivko Kovacic

 

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