WWE officially announced today that Bruno Sammartino will be inducted into the 2013 Hall of Fame. Sammartino is a 2 time WWWF Champion, and is also the longest-reigning World Heavyweight champion in the company's history.
"Triple H contacted me and started telling me all the things that had changed and everything that was going on with WWE," Bruno told WWE.com. "I started watching it after talking to him and when I saw it, I was very, very impressed."
Bruno Sammartino vs. Stan Hansen (WWE Championship Cage Match at Madison Square Garden:
Bruno Sammartino announces his retirement in 1981:
Bruno Sammartino returns to WWE in 1984:
Bruno Sammartino and Paul Orndorff vs. Roddy Piper and Bob Orton:
Bruno Sammartino vs. Ken Patera (WWE Championship Match)
Bruno and David Sammartino vs. Bobby Heenan and Paul Orndorff:
Bruno Sammartino vs. Hercules in 1987:
Bruno Sammartino vs. Roddy Piper in 1985:
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