Backstage News On Bruno Sammartino’s WWE HOF Induction, How Triple H Changed His Mind



bruno-sammartino

The deal to bring Bruno Sammartino into the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame was locked in two weeks ago after Triple H traveled to Bruno’s home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The contract was signed this past Friday, February 1st. There had been talk within WWE that the deal was done but sources close to Bruno wouldn’t confirm it because he had not signed yet and they did not feel it was a done deal until he signed.

Bruno’s deal with WWE is expected to be more than just the Hall of Fame induction as WWE wants to use him for commentary on DVD’s, an appearance on TV and some other features. Bruno will likely be involved with the big 50th anniversary DVD that WWE has been planning.

Triple H is the one responsible for the deal. Bruno had turned Triple H’s offer down before but word is that Triple H remained respectful but persistent. Triple H stayed in touch with Bruno over the phone and finally convinced him to change his mind. The negotiations went on altogether for about 7 months.

(Source: PWInsider)



Recent Posts

Latest On Spike TV Not Renewing TNA’s Impact Contract, What Dixie Reportedly Told Employees

Latest On Spike TV Not Renewing TNA's Impact Contract, What Dixie Reportedly Told Employees

As PWMania.com reported, TMZ is reporting that Spike TV will not be renewing TNA's contract for Impa...

TMZ Reports Spike TV Is Canceling TNA Impact Wrestling

TMZ Reports Spike TV Is Canceling TNA Impact Wrestling

From TMZ.com: TNA Wrestling's flagship show "Impact Wrestling" could soon be without a home -- Sp...

Today In Wrestling History– July 28th

Today In Wrestling History– July 28th

Trivia 1997 – The Monday Night War continued: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: ...

Full WWE Network Schedule For Monday: Raw Pre-show & Post-show, Best Of SD, More

Full WWE Network Schedule For Monday: Raw Pre-show & Post-show, Best Of SD, More

Check out the full schedule for Monday, day 156 of the WWE Network launch: 2:00 am ET - Clash of ...

CM Punk Checks In From Comic Con, Kevin Steen Comments On Going To WWE?, Hell In A Cell

CM Punk Checks In From Comic Con, Kevin Steen Comments On Going To WWE?, Hell In A Cell

- CM Punk's latest video with Nerdist from San Diego Comic Con is below. Punk talks about almost buy...