Bruno Sammartino


Bruno Sammartino Documentary Releasing This Week

A new documentary on WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino is finally being released tomorrow, May 17. The doc has a run-time of 1 hour and 35 minutes, and features comments from John Cena, Bruno’s family members and Bruno himself, Celebrity WWE Hall of Famer Arnold Schwarzenegger, and others.
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Pittsburgh WWE champion Bruno Sammartino highlighted in new documentary

A Pittsburgh-raised, two-time World Wide Wrestling Federation Champion is coming to the big screen. Bruno Sammartino, who was born in Italy and emigrated with his family to Pittsburgh when he was four years old, was the longest-reigning WWE champion, holding the title for 2,803 days. The authorized biography, Bruno Sammartino,...
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VIP AUDIO 5/31 – Alan4L’s ProWres Paradise: Wrestling historian Allan Blackstock joins Alan4L for an in-depth look at the legendary 1980 feud pitting Bruno Sammartino against Larry Zbyszko (90 min)

SPOTLIGHTED PODCAST ALERT (YOUR ARTICLE BEGINS A FEW INCHES DOWN)... SHOW SUMMARY: In our latest episode of Alan4L’s ProWres Paradise, PWTorch columnist Alan4L is joined by wrestling historian Allan Blackstock for an in-depth look at one of the greatest feuds in WWF/WWE history. Coming into 1980, Bruno Sammartino’s legendary career was winding down to a conclusion. However, his most bitter rivalry lay just around the corner. It was protégé vs. mentor as young Larry Zbyszko turned on Bruno and kicked off a story which concluded in Shea Stadium with one of the biggest wrestling matches of the ’80s. Alan and Allan discuss the matches, promos, and stories flowing through the rivalry in what was a really fun chat. Check it out.

Pittsburgh honors Bruno Sammartino

Even after his passing, Bruno Sammartino is touching people’s lives. Sangree Park, in the Ross Park section of Pittsburgh, was renamed after former WWWF champion Bruno Sammartino, the legendary pro wrestler who passed away in 2018 at the age of 82, on Friday afternoon. Noted Pittsburgh wrestling historian Tom Leturgey,...

Ross Township renames park after Bruno Sammartino

ROSS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Ross Township honored Bruno Sammartino on Friday by renaming a park in honor of the late pro wrestling star, who lived in the northern Pittsburgh suburb for more than 50 years. Park renamed for Bruno Sammartino: Click the video player above to watch. "My dad would...
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Ross Park name to honor Bruno Sammartino

Ross Township officials renamed Sangree Park in honor of Bruno Sammartino in a ceremony today at 1 p.m. at the park. Mr. Sammartino, once the World Wide Wrestling Federation heavyweight champion, was a longtime resident of the area. He died in 2018. The name change was suggested last month. P.J....

Ross Twp. to rename park in honor of Bruno Sammartino

PITTSBURGH (100.1 FM and AM 1020 KDKA) This upcoming Friday, April 23, Ross Township officials will be celebrating the renaming of Sangree Park to honor Bruno Sammartino. The park will be renamed to Bruno Sammartino Park as another way for the community to honor the former professional wrestler and Ross Township resident.