Legendary wrestling journalist Bill Apter has an article up on WWE.com remembering the night that Bruno Sammartino lost the WWE Title on January 18, 1971 to Ivan Koloff.
Apter added, "I remember seeing Bruno’s fan club president, Georgian Orsi, sitting in the front row, crying. Many other fans wept as well. I felt like we were all at a funeral as Bruno left the ring. No one knew what to say."
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Tickets for the Class of 2014 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony on 4/5 in New Orleans are now officially on sale. The Ultimate Warrior is the only confirmed inductee so far.
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