Tag: Bruno Sammartino

David Sammartino and The Phantom Submission: One of Wrestling’s Most Surprising Upsets

Wrestling Upsets | 6 Upset Victories That Left Fans Shocked and...

"It was one of the most surprising wrestling upsets in history. Things did NOT go to plan." Here are 6 upset victories that left fans shocked and confused!
The heel turn and chair shots heard around the world. Fans are stunned by Larry Zbyszko and his merciless treatment of his mentor and friend, Bruno Sammartino.

Sammartino and Zbyszko: The Heel Turn Nobody Saw Coming

When Larry Zbyszko turned his back on his mentor Bruno Sammartino, it incited one of the greatest rivalries and heel turns in wrestling history.
Chris Jericho Joins a Long List of Champs Whose Title Belts Went Missing

Chris Jericho Joins a Long List of Champs Whose Title Belts...

Chris Jericho was crowned AEW champion. And then someone ELSE took the title. This isn’t the first time a title belt has been stolen or come up missing.

Bruno Sammartino Saves Freddie Blassie From Being Killed By The Mob!

The story of how a rough-and-tumble match between Bruno Sammartino and Freddie Blassie led to a frightening confrontation with the mob in New Jersey.
Bruno Sammartino and Ivan Koloff square off at Madison Square Garden, January 18, 1971.

Bruno Sammartino and Ivan Koloff | The Night They Shocked the...

Bruno Sammartino and Ivan Koloff each reflect on the night Koloff almost started a riot by ending Bruno's almost 8-year reign as world champion.

Time Machine: The Story of a Wrestling Fan in 1968

Jump aboard the wrestling time machine. Next stop, 1968. Be advised, you may experience slight turbulence and high levels of nostalgia ahead!

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.'