The City of Pittsburgh, where Sammartino lived during his adult life, took to Twitter to honor the legend: "We lost another legend today".
During his title reign, Sammartino defended his strap against names such as Killer Kowalski, Gorilla Monsoon and George "The Animal" Steele. He was one of the greatest, most marketable draws in professional wrestling history, selling out Madison Square Garden on numerous occasions. In 2013, after years of feuding with the younger McMahon over pro wrestling's turn to more vulgar story lines and its coddling of drug use by prominent stars, he accepted an invitation into the WWE Hall of Fame, with the ceremony held at a flawless locale. The years after Sammartino transitioned into a broadcasting role.
Sammartino would be champion off and on again until leaving WWF for good in 1988.
"Rest in power and thank you Bruno Sammartino". But in a story often told in wrestling circles, Sammartino broke the bad news to him in the ring.
But Sammartino soon grew exhausted of promoter Vince McMahon's outlandish storylines that became more focused on sports entertainment than good wrestling and was outraged over the drug culture he said had permeated the industry. Despite being in his 50s, Sammartino remained in excellent physical shape and grappled with some of the company's new stars, including "Macho Man" Randy Savage and "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.
Bruno's death was mourned by many wrestlers like Triple H, Hulk Hogan, etc.
The Egypt global has now bagged 30 goals in 32 league appearances and a total of 40 goals for Liverpool in all competitions. Alonso held off strong competition from left-backs such as Liverpool's Andy Robertson and Tottenham's Ben Davies.
But according to Andrew Rader, a researcher and engineer at SpaceX, 2018 GE3 is "vast enough to destroy a city". A medium-sized asteroid surprised astronomers with an unexpected near miss of the Earth on the weekend.
It seems Samsung isn't planning on any major redesign for the Galaxy S10 when it comes to the physical appearance of the device . At the moment, the Samsung Galaxy S9 includes a 3000mAh battery while the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus features a 3500mAh battery.
And since her arrest and incarceration in different maximum security Sydney women's prisons, she had regretted her actions. Roberge and Lagace became Instagram stars for showing off their smuggling trip aboard the cruise ship MS Sea Princess .
Barbara Bush , who died Tuesday at age 92, was "a pillar of strength for her family" and was "much admired in our country". The only other girl to become both wife and mother of USA presidents was Abigail Adams , the first lady from 1797 to 1801.
Douma was the last town to hold out in the besieged Eastern Ghouta enclave, the last big rebel bastion near the capital Damascus . Earlier this month, four Iranian military personnel were killed in an airstrike on Syria's T4 air base, also in Homs.
I would eventually add Almas to Smackdown Live; surprise attacking Dolph Ziggler who will make his offense look like $20,000,000. And now, the former SmackDown Live general manager gets his hands on the villains he once tried to contain.
This is consecutive gold medal for Vinesh in Commonwealth Games after winning it four years ago in 48kg category in Glasgow. She had won the World Championships in 2012 and is also a bronze medalist in the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in Delhi.
Industry Remembers Barbara Bush, Popularizer of Pearls
Also a year ago , they both wound up in the same Houston hospital - the former president with pneumonia; his wife with bronchitis. At age 92, the Bush matriarch declined medical treatment for her declining health and ultimately passed on Tuesday, April 18 .
Blue Jays game PPD, falling ice, hole in roof
The Toronto Blue Jays-Kansas City Royals game was called off because of a hole in the Rogers Centre roof in Toronto. Even though Monday's game was rescheduled, the Blue Jays are calling it a cancellation as they'll lose a home gate.
Dozens injured in Armenia
The election of Mr Sargsyan to the presidency in 2008 was met with demonstrations, with protesters alleging vote rigging. Six police officers and 40 rioters were injured in clashes and received medical attention, the Health Ministry said.