History of the WWWF
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1976 saw Bruno Sammartino as the WWWF Champion, this was Bruno's third full year as champion on his second run.
The main challengers for Bruno's belt were Superstar Billy Graham, Stan Hansen, Ivan Koloff, Bruiser Brody & Ernie Ladd.
The year started with Tony Parisi & Louis Cerdan as WWWF Tag Team Champs.
Parisi & Cerdan took on many different teams including Arion & Koloff, Bugsy McGraw & Koloff, Superstar Graham & Ernie Ladd and others.
In the summer of 1976 The Executioners (Kowalski & Studd) defeated Parisi & Cerdan.
Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy White Wolf won the Tag Titles after The Executioners were stripped of the belts when a third Executioner showed up.
Top 10 WWWF Wrestlers of 1976
1. Bruno Sammartino
2. Superstar Billy Graham
3. Ivan Koloff
4. Stan Hansen
5. Andre The Giant
6. Bruiser Brody
7. Bobo Brazil
8. Ivan Putski
9. Ernie Ladd
10. Dom DeNucci
WWWF Fantasy card from 1976
(All matches did take place but not in the same evening)
Dr. Bill Miller vs Jose Gonzales
Tony Parisi vs Bugsy McGraw
Victor Rivera vs Baron Scicluna
Chief Jay Strongbow vs Nicolai Volkoff
Ernie Ladd vs Dom DeNucci
Gorilla Monsoon vs Bruiser Brody
Ivan Koloff vs Billy White Wolf
Bobo Brazil vs Crusher Blackwell
Ivan Putski vs Superstar Billy Graham
Bruno Sammartino vs Stan Hansen
Misc 1976 WWWF
Former WWWF promoter Toots Mondt at the age of 82.
Dr. Bill Miller has his final match in Pittsburgh against Dom DeNucci. Miller loses the match and retires.
Muhammad Ali shows up on WWWF TV and challenges Gorilla Monsoon. Monsoon easily defeats Muhammad Ali with an airplane spin.
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