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1974 saw Bruno Sammartino as the WWWF Champion, this was Bruno's first full year as champion on his second run.

The main challengers for Bruno's belt were Killer Kowalski, Nicolai Volkoff, Stan Stasiak, & Don Leo Jonathan

Former champion Pedro Morales continued to be a force in the WWWF in 1974.


Tag Teams

The year started with Tony Garea & Dean Ho as WWWF Tag Team Champs.

The Valiant Brothers defeated Garea & Ho in May of 1974 and were a very exciting heel team to watch, they had great team work and were managed by Lou Albano.

The Valiants took on the likes of Chief Jay Strongbow & Larry Zbyszko & well as former champs Dean Ho & Tony Garea.


Top 10 WWWF Wrestlers of 1974

1. Bruno Sammartino

2. Pedro Morales

3. Killer Kowalski

4. Bobby Duncum

5. Chief Jay Strongbow

6. Victor Rivera

7. Stan Stasiak

8. Andre The Giant

9. Don Leo Jonathan

10. Nicolai Volkoff


WWWF Fantasy card from 1974

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

Hans Schroeder vs Tony Altimore

Jose Gonzales vs Lou Albano

Larry Zbyszko vs Strong Kobiyashi

Dom DeNucci & Billy Red Lyons vs George Steele & Baron Scicluna

Billy White Wolf vs Spiros Arion

Gorilla Monsoon vs Mr. Fuji

Haystacks Calhoun vs Killer Kowalski

Valiant Brothers vs Tony Garea & Dean Ho

Pedro Morales & Chief Jay Strongbow vs Don Leo Jonathan & Stan Stasiak

Bruno Sammartino vs Cowboy Bob Duncum


Misc 1974 WWWF


Larry Zbyszko was awarded the Rookie of the Year for 1974.

Former WWWF wrestler from the 60's Magnificent Maurice (Gene Dubuque) died in a plane crash

Fred Blassie started his retirement but soon went into managing wrestlers

The Studio Wrestling show from Pittsburgh went off the air and was replaced by the syndicated WWWF TV Show.






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