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Straight Shootin' With Bruno Sammartino sees one of wrestling's biggest legends and greatest world champions open up and talk about the highlights of his career. Jim Cornette conducts this shootinterview and gets Sammartino to give all the inside details and thoughts in this informative shoot. If you grew up a Bruno fan or want to know about wrestling history this shoot is a must.
Sammartino talks about it all including personal stuff like coming to the United States, getting involved in bodybuilding and pro wrestling as well as his first match and first run at Madison Square Garden. Cornette, a student of the wrestling business, gets Sammartino to talk about things he never has before. Cornette gets all the inside scoops from Sammartino including when he was blacklisted by Vince McMahon Sr. and his problems with Buddy Rogers.
Sammartino gives the inside info on all his most famous opponents from Billy Graham to Gorilla Monsoon to Bill Watts to The Original Sheik. He recounts losing the title to Ivan Koloff and then working the territories. Cornette then gets Sammartino to talk about his second run as WWWF Champion. This shoot also covers the most famous happenings of Bruno's career. You'll hear all about Stan Hansen breaking his neck and the feud against Larry Zbyszko. Sammartino discusses his famous matches at Shea Stadium against Hansen, Zbyszko and Pedro Morales.
Sammartino and Cornette are both wrestling traditionalists so of course the conversation turns to what Vince McMahon Jr. has done with the business. They give their feelings on the WWE Hall Of Fame and the modern era of wrestling. Bruno goes into detail on his falling out with Vince Jr in this incredible shoot interview.
Straight Shootin' With Bruno Sammartino captures wrestling history with two of the most outspoken personalities today. This is your education on one of the most important figures to ever step foot into the squared circle.