Worlds Collide

Sep. 22, 1980

Earning it’s moniker of The World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden plays host to a historic Unification Match that sees WWE Champion Backlund defeating NWA World Heavyweight Champion Harley Race by disqualification. The titles are not unified, but Backlund battles several other companies’ champions during his reign, including Ric Flair, Nick Bockwinkel and Antonio Inoki.

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