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starWrestlers with Most Appearances in the Year 1978

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 Backlund20 
2New ZealandTony Garea15 
3United StatesBilly Graham14 
4JapanAntonio Inoki13 
-MaltaBaron Mikel Scicluna13deceased
-JapanSeiji Sakaguchi13 
-JapanTatsumi Fujinami13 
8JapanOsamu Kido12 
-American SamoaPeter Maivia12deceased
-South KoreaRiki Choshu12 
-GreeceSpiros Arion12 
12United StatesChief Jay Strongbow11deceased
-JapanDon Arakawa11 
14FranceAndre The Giant10deceased
-United StatesBad News Brown10deceased
-ItalyDominic DeNucci10 
-JapanKuniaki Kobayashi10 
-United StatesLarry Zbyszko10 
-West IndiesSpecial Delivery Jones10deceased
-JapanYoshiaki Fujiwara10 
21ItalyDino Bravo9deceased
-United StatesDusty Rhodes9deceased
-CanadaStan Stasiak9deceased
-JapanUmanosuke Ueda9deceased
25CanadaPierre Lafleur8 
-JapanStrong Kobayashi8 
27CanadaButcher Vachon7 
-JapanKengo Kimura7 
-United StatesLuke Graham7deceased
-United StatesScott Irwin7deceased
-NetherlandsWillem Ruska7deceased
32JapanHaruka Eigen6deceased
-United StatesKen Patera6 
-MexicoMil Mascaras6 
-YugoslaviaNikolai Volkoff6deceased
-United KingdomRay Steele6 
-MexicoVictor Rivera6 
38United StatesBugsy McGraw5 
-CanadaIvan Koloff5deceased
-JapanKantaro Hoshino5deceased
41United StatesHaystacks Calhoun4deceased
-United StatesJerry Blackwell4deceased
-UnknownJo Bake San4 
-JapanKanji Kitazawa4 
-JapanKotetsu Yamamoto4deceased
-United StatesMr. Fuji4deceased
-UnknownTony Russo4 
48United StatesBenny McCrary3deceased
-United StatesBilly McCrary3deceased
-United StatesBuddy Roberts3deceased
-United StatesDick Steinborn3 
-United StatesErnie Ladd3deceased
-United StatesGorilla Monsoon3deceased
-United StatesJerry Brown3 
-United StatesJohnny Rodz3 
-Puerto RicoJose Estrada, Sr.3 
-MexicoMando Guerrero3 
-JapanMasanobu Kurisu3 
-United StatesProfessor Toru Tanaka3deceased
-IndiaTiger Jeet Singh3 
-JapanTiger Mask I3 
62United StatesAl Madril2 
-United StatesBill White2 
-United StatesBruiser Brody2deceased
-United StatesChavo Guerrero, Sr.2deceased
-JapanDaigoro Oshiro2 
-United StatesDavid Von Erich2deceased
-United StatesDory Funk, Jr.2 
-IndiaGama Singh2 
-United StatesGeorge Steele2deceased
-United StatesGino Hernandez2deceased
-PolandIvan Putski2 
-United StatesJack Brisco2deceased
-United StatesJack Evans2 
-United StatesKevin Von Erich2 
-United StatesMark Lewin2 
-JapanMasa Saito2deceased
-Puerto RicoPedro Morales2deceased
-United StatesPete Dougherty2 
-JapanRyuma Go2deceased
-United StatesSteve Keirn2 
-United StatesTerry Funk2 
-United StatesTiger Conway, Jr.2 
84CanadaAbdullah The Butcher1 
-JapanAkira Maeda1 
-JapanAkiyoshi Fujiwara1 
-United KingdomBilly Robinson1deceased
-United KingdomBlack Angus Campbell1deceased
-United StatesBlackjack Lanza1 
-ItalyBruno Sammartino1deceased
-Puerto RicoCarlos Colon1 
-United StatesDavid Sierra1 
-UnknownDel Adams1 
-United StatesDick Slater1deceased
-UnknownFrank Rodriguez1 
-JapanGeorge Takano1 
-JapanGiant Baba1deceased
-United StatesHarley Race1deceased
-UnknownHillbilly Pete1 
-JapanHiro Matsuda1deceased
-JapanJumbo Tsuruta1deceased
-South KoreaKim Duk1 
-South KoreaKintaro Oki1deceased
-JapanKoji Sugiyama1deceased
-United StatesLarry Sharpe1deceased
-UnknownLittle Johnny1deceased
-United KingdomLord Littlebrook1deceased
-United StatesMike Graham1deceased
-United StatesMike Paidousis1deceased
-United StatesNick Bockwinkel1deceased
-United StatesRed Bastien1deceased
-CanadaReggie Parks1 
-UnknownSteve King1deceased
-UnknownTank Patton1 
-UnknownTed Adams1 
-United StatesThe Fabulous Moolah1deceased
-United StatesThe Sheik1deceased
-United StatesVicki Williams1 
-UnknownWee Willie1 

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