Sal Corrente sent the following statement to PWInsider.com regarding wrestling media reports of Bruno Sammartino being given an invite to join the Class of 2013 WWE Hall of Fame next year.

“We understand that word has broken on the Internet regarding “The Living Legend” Bruno Sammartino being inducted in to the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013. Since word has broken publicly, I can confirm that we have been contacted. I have been asked by Bruno Sammartino to announce that he will NOT be inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013.”