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Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino undergoes back surgery

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Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer and wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino underwent successful back surgery this past week in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sammartino was confined to a hospital bed for the majority of June. Dr. Joseph Maroon, who heads up the WWE medical department, led the team...

Bruno Sammartino now a WWE Hall of Famer

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The main event of the night was obviously the induction of the living legend, Bruno Sammartino. Sammartino was introduced by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Schwarzenegger is a big friend of Sammartino and said it was a great honor for him to be there to induct his friend. Arnold talked about the weight lifting the two did and...

Bruno Sammartino honored by Jersey City officials

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Bruno Sammartino was honored by Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy when today he was presented with the key to the city, one day before being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in the place where he sold out most events – New York’s Madison Square Garden. The Mayor described Sammartino as a living legend and people still love him...

Bruno Sammartino and Triple H sit down for an interview

Bruno Sammartino

Larry Richert from CBS Pittsburgh sat down with Bruno Sammartino and Triple H for an exclusive interview regarding the upcoming WWE Hall of Fame ceremony and Bruno’s induction into the International Sports Hall of Fame over the past weekend. Triple H – who was always addressed by his real name Paul during the interview – said the...

WWE issues press release on Sammartino, video from RAW

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WWE issued a press release yesterday announcing Bruno Sammartino entering the WWE Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 6, at Madison Square Garden. “Having sold out more than 200 shows at Madison Square Garden and being the longest reigning WWE champion in history, Bruno Sammartino is truly ‘The Living Legend,’” said Vince McMahon...