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THE SAMMARTINO SESSIONS: BRUNO ON STAN HANSEN BREAKING HIS NECK — TAPED MAY/1976

Posted February 18th, 2013 by Bill Apter

It was news that rocked the sports world. The “Living Legend” sustained a horrible broken neck at the hands of Stan Hansen’s “Lariat” during a match at Madison Square Garden on April 26, 1976. Here, just one week later, in a hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Bruno gives Bill Apter this exclusive look at what happened and what his prognosis for his future was back then … Read more.

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WHAT HAPPENED, THIS WEEK, @ WWE RAW

Posted February 5th, 2013 by jshannon

WWE announced the upcoming induction of perhaps the greatest wrestler of all time into the Hall of Fame. Plus, John Cena called out The Shield. Read more.

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CLASSIC BRUNO INTERVIEW JUST A FEW WEEKS AFTER HE LOST THE WWWF TITLE

Posted February 4th, 2013 by Bill Apter

:On January 18, 1971 the world was stunned with 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!”–Bill Apter Read more.

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SHOCKING NEWS: BRUNO SAMMARTINO AGREES TO INDUCTION IN THE WWE HALL OF FAME!

Posted February 4th, 2013 by Bill Apter

AN OFFICIAL WWE PRESS RELEASE:

February 4, 2013 – WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced today that Bruno Sammartino will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. Read more.

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WHAT HAPPENED, THIS WEEK, @ WWE RAW

Posted November 19th, 2012 by jshannon

C.M. Punk was ready to celebrate 365 days as WWE Champ. Ryback was ready to crash the party. Read more.

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY WRESTLEREUNION!

Posted August 27th, 2012 by Bill Apter

My “pal Sal” put it all together (and thanks to Rob Russen as well) and DDP and ME were the hosts. What a great memory … Read more.

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AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT BRUNO SAMMARTINO

Posted July 29th, 2012 by Bill Apter

I recently announced that after a lot of discussion with Bruno Sammartino he has agreed to start taking appearance requests. We don’t expect that Bruno will be making many appearances but we are open to the discussion at this time…

By “The Big Cheese” Sal Corrente Read more.

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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.