Tag: Bruno Sammartino

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 17th: The Dawning of The...

Bruno Sammartino defeats Buddy Rogers in under a minute to win the WWWF Championship, and dominates the title until 1971

WRESTLING THEN & NOW – 04.30.2020

Associate Producer of "The Wrestler" and "350 Days" Evan Ginzburg talks about "Superstar" Billy Graham, WWE releases, empty arena shows and more

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 30th: The Superstar wins the...

In Baltimore, Superstar Billy Graham uses the ropes for leverage, defeating Bruno Sammartino in controversial fashion to win the WWWF Championship

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 26th: Hansen breaks Bruno’s neck

WWWF Champion Bruno Sammartino is knocked out of action for two months after suffering a broken neck at the hands of Stan Hansen at Madison Square Garden

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 18th: Koloff defeats Sammartino

The Russian Bear pulls off one of the most stunning upsets of all time and takes the WWWF World title from Bruno Sammartino, ending his 2,803 day reign

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… DEC 1st: Stan the Man becomes...

1973 - Stan Stasiak scores a stunning victory over Pedro Morales in Philadelphia to capture the WWWF World Heavyweight championship

THE SUNDAY MATINEE – 08.25.2019: ‘The Winners’ featuring Bruno Sammartino (1976)

A profile of the legendary WWWF World Champion, from the series of sports documentaries produced by George A. Romero during the mid-1970's

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… AUGUST 9th: The Showdown at Shea

Watch Bruno Sammartino defeat Larry Zbyszko in a bitter and legendary cage match

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 16th: Bruno Comes Back

1985 - Bruno Sammartino comes out of retirement and wrestles his first match in more than three years, teaming with his son David against The Heenan Family

THE WRESTLING TERRITORIES: The WWF part 3 – Laying a Foundation...

As the WWWF breaks away and dominates the Northeast with Bruno Sammartino as their champion, they assemble an important cast of characters