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1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969





1964 was Bruno Sammartino's first full year as WWWF Champion.

Bruno had 6 main challengers that year which included Waldo Von Erich, Gorilla Monsoon, Killer Kowalski, Hans Mortier, Fred Blassie & Hans Mortier.

The Fabulous Moolah was the ladies champ and had a number of title defenses in 1964.

Midgets were very popular in 1964 including Sky Lo Lo & Fuzzy Cupid.


 Tag Teams

The year started with the Tolos Brothers as the Tag Team Champions.

They didn't hold the belts long as Argentina Apollo & Don McLarity  defeated them in February.

In June Dr. Jerry Graham & Luke Graham beat Apollo & McLarity.

The Scufflin Hillbillies &  The Kentuckians competed in the WWWF in 1964 but neither could win the titles.


Top 10 WWWF Wrestlers of 1964

1. Bruno Sammartino

2. Fred Blassie

3. Gene Kiniski

4. Gorilla Monsoon

5. Cowboy Bill Watts

6. Killer Kowalski

7. Bobo Brazil

8. Hans Mortier

9. Haystacks Calhoun

10. Waldo Von Erich


WWWF Fantasy card from 1964

(All matches did take place but not in the same evening)

Fred Blassie vs Lou Albano

 Scufflin Hillbillies vs Hans & Max Mortier

Kentuckians vs Gorilla Monsoon & Klondike Bill

Don McLarity vs  Luke Graham

Cowboy Bill Watts vs Killer Kowalski

Ernie Ladd vs Magnificent Maurice

Tolos Brothers vs Argentina Apollo & Tony Marino

Chief White Owl vs Johnny Powers

Haystacks Calhoun vs Dr. Bill Miller

Bruno Sammartino vs Bobo Brazil


Misc 1964 WWWF

Buddy Rogers goes into semi-retirement after his health takes a turn for the worse during 1963.

Chief White Owl gets his leg broken on Pittsburgh TV against Frank Pickens, after it heels there are grudge matches all over the area. 

Don McLarity & Cowboy Bill Watts make their WWWF debut.







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