July 29, 1980

After six years competing in the AWA under his real name, Robert Remus, and as the masked Super Destroyer Mark II, the future WWE Hall of Famer incorporates the fact that he was a United States Marine Corps veteran into his persona. Sgt. Slaughter makes his WWE debut with The Grand Wizard in his corner in Allentown, PA. The bombastic bully is instantly reviled by WWE fans and battles the likes of Bruno Sammartino, Pedro Morales, Pat Patterson and Andre The Giant.

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