History of the WWWF
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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.
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.
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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