There were at least six wrestlers at this time that were challenging Bruno for the championship belt. The six of them were as follows, Spiros Arion, Waldo Von Erich, George Steele, Cowboy Bobby Duncum, Ivan Koloff and the great Superstar Billy Ghram. Superstar Billy Ghram could not take the belt from Bruno.
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Brothers, Dominic Denucci and Victor Rivera. Dominic Denucci and Victor Rivera beat the Valient Brothers for the tag team championship belt. Later on Rivera gave up his half of the title. Denucci ended up picking Pat Barrett as his new partner. Later in the Fall of 1975 Blackjack Mulligan and Blackjack Lanza won the tag team title from Denucci and Barrett. Then later that year in November Blackjack Mulligan and Blackjack Lanza lost the tag team belts to Louis Cerdan and Tony Parisi. Here is a link to Blackjack Mulligan at wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackjack_Mulligan .
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In 1978 Superstar Billy Graham was champion and you had stars like Peter Maivia and Dusty Rhodes challenging him for the championship. You also had Mil Mascaras going for the belt as well. Later you had Bob Backlund defeat Billy Graham for the belt. Other wrestlers included Ivan Koloff, Gorilla Monsoon, Ken Patera and Crusher Blackwell.
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