Today In Pro Wrestling History (March 10): The Death of Dino Bravo

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On March 10th, 1993, Adolfo Bresciano, better known as Dino Bravo to wrestling fans, was tragically found murdered in his home. He was just 44 years old at the time of his death. Bravo was reportedly watching a hockey game when he was shot 17 times, with seven wounds to the head and ten to the torso. His death is believed to be connected to his alleged involvement in organized crime, specifically a cigarette smuggling ring, and is suspected to have been a mob hit.

Today In Pro Wrestling History (March 10th): The Death of Dino Bravo

Today In Pro Wrestling History March 10

Dino Bravo had two notable runs in the WWF. His first, as a smaller, technical wrestler in the late ’70s and early ’80s, saw him cheered by fans and winning the World Tag Team titles with partner Dominic DeNucci. After a stint in regional territories, he returned to WWF in 1986 with a bulkier physique and a powerful style, aligning with managers like Frenchy Martin and Jimmy Hart. Despite title shots against Hulk Hogan, he never captured more WWF gold and left the company in 1992.

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