On Friday, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino will be honored in his hometown of Pittsburgh as they recognize the 50th anniversary of his first WWWF Title victory on May 17, 1963. Sammartino defeated Buddy Rogers in May 1963, then held the title for nearly eight years. Sammartino lost track of the original title belt he won from Rogers, but the belt was recently discovered and presented to him over WrestleMania weekend. You can check out video of him with the belt below…
Bruno Leopoldo Francesco SammartinoBirthdate: 10/06/1935
Weight: 265 Ib
Sammartino held the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship for over 11 years (4040 days) across two reigns, the first of which is the longest single reign in the ...