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starWrestlers with Most Appearances in the Year 1979

Please note that results are still being added to the database. Some years and some promotions are far less complete than others and this list should only be inferred to be applicable to the completeness of the database rather than of any wrestler's career. To check on progress, please refer to the FAQ page.
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1United StatesBob Backlund17 
2United StatesGreg Valentine15 
3PolandIvan Putski12 
4ItalyDominic DeNucci11 
-United StatesJimmy Valiant11 
-United StatesJohnny Valiant11deceased
-YugoslaviaNikolai Volkoff11deceased
8United StatesTed DiBiase10 
9CanadaJerry Valiant9deceased
-United StatesJohnny Rodz9 
-IranThe Iron Sheik9 
-United StatesTito Santana9 
13MaltaBaron Mikel Scicluna8deceased
-CanadaBulldog Brower8deceased
-United StatesSteve Travis8 
-JapanTatsumi Fujinami8 
17United StatesChief Jay Strongbow7deceased
-CanadaPat Patterson7 
-West IndiesSpecial Delivery Jones7deceased
20JapanAntonio Inoki6 
-United StatesLarry Zbyszko6 
22Puerto RicoJose Estrada, Sr.5 
-Puerto RicoPedro Morales5deceased
-JapanSeiji Sakaguchi5 
25FranceAndre The Giant4deceased
-United StatesBad News Brown4deceased
-ItalyBruno Sammartino4deceased
-United StatesDusty Rhodes4deceased
-JapanHaruka Eigen4deceased
-United StatesJack Evans4 
-Puerto RicoJohnny Rivera4 
-South KoreaRiki Choshu4 
-IndiaTiger Jeet Singh4 
-MexicoVictor Rivera4 
35JapanAkira Maeda3 
-ItalyCaptain Lou Albano3deceased
-UnknownFrank Rodriguez3 
-UnknownFrankie Williams3 
-United StatesHaystacks Calhoun3deceased
-CanadaIvan Koloff3deceased
-JapanKengo Kimura3 
-JapanKuniaki Kobayashi3 
-JapanOsamu Kido3 
-American SamoaPeter Maivia3deceased
-CanadaRoddy Piper3deceased
-JapanStrong Kobayashi3 
-JapanSuper Strong Machine3 
-New ZealandTony Garea3 
-JapanYoshiaki Fujiwara3 
50United StatesBobby Duncum2 
-UnknownButch Cassidy2 
-United StatesDavid Von Erich2deceased
-United StatesHarley Race2deceased
-United StatesJoyce Grable2 
-United StatesJules Strongbow2 
-JapanKantaro Hoshino2deceased
-CanadaStan Stasiak2deceased
-UnknownSteve King2deceased
-United StatesSwede Hanson2deceased
-United StatesThe Fabulous Moolah2deceased
61CanadaAbdullah The Butcher1 
-United StatesBuddy Roberts1deceased
-United StatesBull Curry1deceased
-ArgentinaColosso Colosetti1 
-CanadaCowboy Lang1deceased
-United StatesDavey O'Hannon1 
-United StatesDick Murdoch1deceased
-United StatesDory Funk, Jr.1 
-MexicoDos Caras1 
-United StatesEddie Sullivan1deceased
-United StatesFritz Von Erich1deceased
-United StatesGary Hart1deceased
-JapanGenichiro Tenryu1 
-JapanGiant Baba1deceased
-United StatesGorilla Monsoon1deceased
-United StatesHulk Hogan1 
-UnknownJojo Andrews1 
-JapanJumbo Tsuruta1deceased
-JapanKanji Kitazawa1 
-United StatesKevin Von Erich1 
-South KoreaKim Duk1 
-South KoreaKintaro Oki1deceased
-UnknownKitty Adams1 
-JapanLittle Tokyo1deceased
-United StatesMike Graham1deceased
-MexicoMil Mascaras1 
-UnknownMoose Monroe1 
-JapanMotoshi Okuma1deceased
-United StatesMr. Wrestling Tim Woods1deceased
-United StatesOtto Von Heller1deceased
-United StatesOx Baker1deceased
-ArgentinaPampero Firpo1 
-United StatesPete Sanchez1 
-CanadaPierre Lafleur1 
-United StatesRandy Brewer1deceased
-CanadaReggie Parks1 
-JapanRocky Hata1deceased
-UnknownSuzette Ferrara1 
-United StatesT. John Tibbedeux1deceased
-United StatesTerry Funk1 
-JapanThe Great Kabuki1 
-JapanThe Great Kojika1 
-United StatesThe Sheik1deceased
-CanadaThe Spoiler1deceased
-UnknownTiny Thumb1 
-UnknownTiny Tom1 
-UnknownTony Russo1 
-United StatesTor Kamata1deceased
-United StatesVerne Gagne1deceased
-United StatesVivian St. John1deceased
-United StatesWahoo McDaniel1deceased
-UnknownWinona Littleheart1