Wrestling Revealed

Bruno Sammartino

Sammartino and Backlund heat

During a recent podcast interview, Bob Backlund revealed some details about the backstage heat between he and Bruno Sammartino. Backlund stated that the two of them were not friendly with one another for two years. Sammartino was a bit upset that Backlund was chosen to replace him as the WWE Heavyweight Champion. Backlund and Sammartino eventually became friends.
October 29, 2015