Tag: Bruno Sammartino

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 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.

Killer Kowalski on Dream Feud: Bruno Sammartino versus Lou Thesz

The late-great Killer Kowalski on the dream feud that never was Lou Thesz vs. Bruno Sammartino - here's the run down of how it might have taken place

The Death of Bruno Sammartino; Memories of “Our Forever Champ”

The Death of Bruno Sammartino and our best memories. If you saw him you understand what young folk today cannot watching on video.

On the Road with ‘Captain’ Lou Albano

Lou Albano was one of those immortal heel managers who is forever etched in our memory. Here are his stories on Wrestling, Acting, Drugs and Rock and Roll.