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Ivan Koloff 
 Tony Angelo & 
Waldo Von Erich
Superstar
Billy Graham
Bruno Sammartino
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The Mongols Pedro Morales

 

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 1977

 

1977 saw Bruno Sammartino start the year as the WWWF Champion, this was Bruno's final year as champion.

The main challengers for Bruno's belt were Superstar Billy Graham, Ken Patera & Stan Stasiak.

Superstar Billy Graham defeated Bruno Sammartino in a controversial match as Graham had his feet on the ropes to gain the victory.

Billy Graham was an active champion as he took on all the top wrestlers such as Chief Jay Strongbow, Ivan Putski, Dusty Rhodes, Tony Garea, Larry Zbyszko, Mil Mascaras & Billy White Wolf.

Towards the end of the year Bob Backlund was becoming a real threat to Superstar Billy Graham to take his title.

 

Tag Teams

The year started with Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy White Wolf as WWWF Tag Team Champs.

Professor Tanaka & Mr. Fuji won the tag titles in a tournament after Billy White Wolf was injured.

 

Top 10 WWWF Wrestlers of 1977

1. Superstar Billy Graham

2. Bruno Sammartino

3. Ivan Putski

4. Chief Jay Strongbow

5. Ken Patera

6. Mil Mascaras

7. Dusty Rhodes

8. Larry Zbyszko

9. Peter Maivia

10. Baron Von Raschke

 

WWWF Fantasy card from 1977

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

Mr. Fuji vs Dom DeNucci

Gorilla Monsoon vs Nicolai Volkoff

Haystacks Calhoun vs Spiros Arion

Ivan Putski vs Executioner # 1

Peter Maivia vs George Steele

Tony Garea vs Baron Von Raschke

Mil Mascaras vs Professor Tanaka

Larry Zbyszko vs Stan Stasiak

Ken Patera vs Billy White Wolf

Bruno Sammartino vs Superstar Billy Graham

 

Misc 1977 WWWF

On a TV match Ken Patera breaks the neck of Billy White Wolf forcing Strongbow and White Wolf to forfeit their WWWF Tag Titles.

Superstar Billy Graham had some great title defenses against MIl Mascaras & Dusty Rhodes.

Former WWWF commentator and Pro Wrestling Superstar Argentina Rocca dies after a trip to Puerto Rico.

 

 

 

 

 

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