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 Posted: Tue Feb 27th, 2018 05:00 pm
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We have reason to believe that the next drop to the WWE Network Vault will indeed be All-Star Wrestling, the premier TV show for the WWWF in the 1970’s and early 80’s! The expected date range is 1976 through 1979. If WWE holds true to adding 70 or so hours of archival content per month, this would suggest a scattered selection spread over the 4 years. This would make sense, considering the well-known state of disrepair for a lot of wrestling footage prior to the early 80’s. Still, this release should not be dismissed, as it will, in fact, be the earliest bulk release of WWE TV footage ever seen. The release date for these episodes will be Monday, March 5th.

What can we expect to see? Likely parts of the World Championship reigns of Bruno Sammartino, “Superstar” Billy Graham and Bob Backlund. Gorilla Monsoon will undoubtedly be featured. In fact, many careers that are barely touched by the vault as it stands now will finally get some much-needed spotlight. So, while what seems to be an incomplete representation of 4 years is not ideal, there will certainly be plenty for the true history buffs to sink their teeth into. S

"22 years of my fucking life just got fucking ruined!!!!"---Fan outside Wrestlemania XXX

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