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Bruno Sammartino takes on Don Leo Jonathan in his first WWWF Title Defense at MSG after winning back the title

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Tim Puttre and I review the first title defense for newly re-crowned champion, Bruno Sammartino at Madison Square Garden.

WWWF @ New York City, NY – Madison Square Garden – Monday night January 14, 1974 bell time 8:30 sellout crowd (22,147)

Butcher Brannigan defeated Mike Pappas at 11:15

Otto Von Heller defeated Tony Altimore at 9:55

Jose Gonzalez & Manuel Soto defeated Pancho Valdez & Joe Turco in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 18:40

Chief Jay Strongbow defeated Mr. Fuji via disqualification at 9:41

Nikolai Volkoff defeated Gorilla Monsoon at 4:00

WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino pinned Don Leo Jonathon at 17:44

WWWF Tag Team Champions Dean Ho & Tony Garea defeated Larry Hennig & Mike McCord in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 18:20

Pedro Morales defeated Stan Stasiak at 14:45

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Tim Puttre and I review the first title defense for newly re-crowned champion, Bruno Sammartino at Madison Square Garden.

WWWF @ New York City, NY – Madison Square Garden – Monday night January 14, 1974 bell time 8:30 sellout crowd (22,147)

Butcher Brannigan defeated Mike Pappas at 11:15

Otto Von Heller defeated Tony Altimore at 9:55

Jose Gonzalez & Manuel Soto defeated Pancho Valdez & Joe Turco in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 18:40

Chief Jay Strongbow defeated Mr. Fuji via disqualification at 9:41

Nikolai Volkoff defeated Gorilla Monsoon at 4:00

WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino pinned Don Leo Jonathon at 17:44

WWWF Tag Team Champions Dean Ho & Tony Garea defeated Larry Hennig & Mike McCord in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 18:20

Pedro Morales defeated Stan Stasiak at 14:45

JOIN THE PATREON PAGE FOR THIS PODCAST AND EXPERIENCE 50 YEARS OF HISTORY FROM THE ARCHIVES OF WRESTLING HISTORIAN AND CO-AUTHOR OF THE BEST SELLING BOOK MAT MEMORIES HERE:

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Subscribe to the show's YouTube Channel Here:

https://www.youtube.com/c/ProWrestlingSpotlight

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