Tag: WWWF

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JUNE 26TH: The original Nature Boy...

The legendary Buddy Rogers takes his final bow.

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 17th: The Dawning of The...

Bruno Sammartino defeats Buddy Rogers in under a minute to win the WWWF Championship, and dominates the title until 1971

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 4th: The Birth of “The...

Harry Masayoshi Fujiwara - better known to many fans as Mr. Fuji - is born on this day in 1934

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 30th: The Superstar wins the...

In Baltimore, Superstar Billy Graham uses the ropes for leverage, defeating Bruno Sammartino in controversial fashion to win the WWWF Championship

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 26th: Hansen breaks Bruno’s neck

WWWF Champion Bruno Sammartino is knocked out of action for two months after suffering a broken neck at the hands of Stan Hansen at Madison Square Garden

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 11th: The Birth of the...

Buddy Rogers becomes the inaugural World Champion of the World Wide Wrestling Federation, after supposedly winning a 'mysterious' tournament in Brazil

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MARCH 25th: Backlund & Bock in...

WWWF Champion Bob Backlund and AWA World Champion Nick Bockwinkel do battle in the first-ever singles match between the two companies' titleholders

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 20th: Backlund wins the Belt

1978 - Bob Backlund defeats Superstar Billy Graham in New York to win the WWWF Championship

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 8th: Morales is The King...

1971 - Pedro Morales climbs to the top of the mountain in the Biggest City in the World, when he takes the WWWF heavyweight title from Ivan Koloff

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 25th: Two Titleholders battle at...

40 years ago today, WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham and NWA World Champion Harley Race put their titles on the line at the Orange Bowl in Miami