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APTER OPEN LETTER TO BRUNO SAMMARTINO TURNING DOWN A WWE HALL OF FAME INDUCTION REQUEST

Posted July 7th, 2012 by Bill Apter

It’s time I expressed MY true feelings … Read more.

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SAMMARTINO, BUSHWHACKER LUKE, ZACH GOWEN, & MORE TO APPEAR AT “DEAF WRESTLEFEST”

Posted April 25th, 2012 by Bill Apter

Bruno Sammartino Among the Many Wrestling

Legends to Appear at Deaf Wrestlefest on April 29

Bushwhacker Luke, Dominic DeNucci and One-Legged Superstar Zach Gowan
also Slated to Appear at Western PA School for the Deaf Fundraiser Read more.

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STATEMENT REGARDING WRESTLEREUNION & BRUNO SAMMARTINO

Posted April 16th, 2012 by 1Wrestling News Team

By “The Big Cheese” Sal Corrente

WrestleReunion Founder Read more.

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BILL APTER’S CLASSIC AUDIO ON VIDEO PRO WRESTLING SHOW: GORILLA MONSOON SPEAKS–1971

Posted December 11th, 2011 by Bill Apter

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APTER CLASSIC AUDIO RETURNS: TODAY–BRUNO RETURNS TO MSG, TALKS, FAMILY, MORALES, & MORE

Posted December 7th, 2011 by Bill Apter


On January 18, 1971 the world was stunned when WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino lost the title to Ivan Koloff at Madison Square Garden. Amazingly though Sammartino saw this as a God-send. He had held the title since May 1963 after thrashing “Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers in just 61 seconds at MSG (the “old” MSG where the ’71 match was at the “new” MSG) and needed a break to spend time with his family and to let his body heal. This interview was just a few months after the title loss — during his return to MSG — and I was there with my tape recorder and got this exclusive interview! Read more.

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THE ORIGINAL HULK — LOU FERRIGNO — TALKS PRO WRESTLING WITH APTER ON 1WRESTLING.COM

Posted June 22nd, 2011 by Bill Apter

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BRUNO SAMMARTINO IS ALIVE — FOR SURE!

Posted June 10th, 2011 by Bill Apter

“All rumors about Bruno Sammartino passing away are false…” Read more.

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EXCLUSIVE WRESTLEREUNION ANNOUNCEMENT: BRUNO SAMMARTINO RETURNING TO TORONTO

Posted June 5th, 2011 by 1Wrestling News Team

When Bruno Sammartino announced his retirement from personal appearances outside of the Pittsburgh area, I was not happy about it, but I accepted it. Since we started running WrestleReunion events, I could always count on Bruno to appear for us. When he announced he was retiring from traveling, I asked him to do one more appearance … Read more.

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APTER’S ALLEY OF GREATNESS. MY OWN PRO WRESTLING HALL OF FAME BEGINS WEEKLY!

Posted March 16th, 2011 by Bill Apter


No turning down inductions … no speeches needed …. this is my PERSONAL Hall of Fame and it’s all about Pro Wrestling (sorry Drew Carey)! Read more.

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BRUNO SAMMARTINO TALKS WRESTLEREUNION 6

Posted March 15th, 2011 by 1Wrestling News Team

Tuesday’s edition of the Dave & Danger Show, hosted by Dave Wills and Mark Danger, will feature Bruno Sammartino, promoting the upcoming WrestleReunion 6 in Atlanta. Read more.