Tag: Bruno Sammartino

Wrestling’s Unsung | Those History Hasn’t Been Kind To

Many names are lauded while others who have devoted their lives to this business are, in fact, ignored. In this piece, we praise wrestling's unsung.

Bruno Sammartino and Stan Hansen | The Botch That Broke Bruno

In 1976, Stan Hansen changed the career of Bruno Sammartino by unceremoniously dropping him on his head. Here, both men discuss this near-tragic incident.

Bruno Sammartino and Vince McMahon Encounter After 25-Year Feud

Bruno Sammartino and Vince McMahon hated one another which created quite a tense moment when the two met for the very first time in over 25 years!

Remembering Pedro Morales, Our Champion and Hero

Pedro Morales transcended race, creed, and color. 'A deafening chorus still rings in my ears. In the middle of all of that volume was love.'

Ivan Koloff – WWE’s Shame Behind Him Not Being in the...

Pettiness and past litigation are what many people feel is the reason behind Ivan Koloff not yet getting inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Freddie Blassie – The Truth (and Somewhere In-Between)

For Freddie Blassie, death threats were frequent. He triggered over 100 deaths in Japan, was stabbed by fans 21 times, and was even once doused with acid!

Bruno Sammartino’s Last Christmas – ‘Campo die Sogni’

I had the privilege of spending Christmas with Bruno Sammartino this past year. Little did I or anyone else know, this would sadly be his last.

Pedro Morales – WWE’s Forgotten Champion

Pedro Morales was the first-ever triple crown champion in WWE history though is rarely acknowledged by WWE despite his place in company history.

GORILLA MONSOON: Remembering ‘The Manchurian Giant’

When Gorilla Monsoon appeared on WWF TV for the very last time at WrestleMania 15 in March of 1999, I didn't react well."NO! Tell me that's not him!"

Nikolai Volkoff: Farewell to a Legend, Hero, and Friend

Nikolai Volkoff was a nice man. A beautiful, caring man. And one of the few in this business that nobody, not a single soul, has ever said a bad word about.