The second ever WWWF Champion. Defeated "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers to win the title.
To me, wrestling in the WWF has become a pathetic circus. Today you see the guy with the bird, the guy with the snake, and the dog. In my career, my ambition was to bring respect to professional wrestling. I feel the WWF has taken a complete one ...
The Living Legend
Bruno Laopardo Franceso Sammartino
Pizzoferrato, Abruzzo, Italy
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA