WWWF Champion Bob Backlund and AWA World Champion Nick Bockwinkel do battle in the first-ever singles match between the two companies’ titleholders
1978 – Bob Backlund defeats Superstar Billy Graham in New York to win the WWWF Championship
After Bret Hart defeats Bob Backlund to retain the WWF Championship, Backlund shakes his hand, then brutally attacks him, applying the crossface chickenwing
Both the NWA World champion Harley Race and the WWF World titleholder, Bob Backlund, defend their respective belts on the same card at Kiel Auditorium
NWA World heavyweight Champion Ric Flair talks about his battle with WWF Champion Bob Backlund at the Omni, before he’s interrupted by Paul Orndorff
Remembering the life and times of the World Wrestling Federation star and famed enhancement talent, who sadly passed away three years ago today, on January 17, 2016
Senior Editor Jim Phillips continues his journey through the formative years of the World Wrestling Federation, taking a look at the transition from Vince McMahon Sr. to Vince Jr.
1983 – After winning the WWF World Championship from Bob Backlund at Madison Square Garden, The Iron Sheik and manager Freddie Blassie give a victory interview
PRO WRESTLING USA: AWA Champ Rick Martel, NWA Champ Ric Flair and former WWF Champ Bob Backlund are interviewed together by Gordon Solie.
Rarely seen footage of The Iron Sheik defending the WWF World title, just three days before the start of Hulkamania!
Featuring: NWA World Champion Ric Flair & WWWF World Champion Bob Backlund appearing in an interview…. together!