Breaking News: Major Name To Be Inducted into 2013 WWE Hall of Fame

Nick Paglino

Bruno SammartinoIn an interview conducted for ESPN, WWE Legend Bruno Sammartino confirmed that he will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year. Sammartino offered the following comments to Jon Robinson during the interview:

"Being inducted into the Hall of Fame at Madison Square Gardens is the biggest thing in my life."

"Any time that people feel that you accomplished enough to enter into a Hall of Fame, of course this is a tremendous, tremendous thrill for me. I had a lot of my success due to appearing at the Garden. I wrestled there over 200 times, it’s where I won the title, and it’s where I picked up 630-plus pounds of Haystacks Calhoun."

"In talking to Paul Levesque (a/k/a Triple H), I made it clear, I’ve had issues with WWE and wrestling in general, because there were other organizations," he said. "I didn’t like the direction they had taken. It was bothersome to me…

But as Paul explained to me, WWE made a lot of other changes. There’s no more profanity, there’s no vulgarity in the current product, and that stuff had bothered me as well. When Paul first spoke to me and told me all the changes, I started watching it again and I was very convinced that they are doing amazing things. I see the wrestlers and all the changes they made. There’s no profanity, there’s no vulgarity, and it’s a family-friendly program. That’s what it used to be, and that’s a huge role in the whole factor."

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