Bruno Sammartino

MSG pays tribute to Bruno Sammartino

Following the announcement of his passing yesterday, Madison Square Garden paid tribute to Bruno Sammartino on the outside of the world’s most famous arena.

Justin Henry of Fighting Spirit Magazine shared a photo of the tribute on Twitter.

WWE shares nine things to know about Sammartino is featuring an article about nine things you should know about Bruno Sammartino. Some highlights and facts include:

* Sammartino held the WWE Championship for 2,803 consecutive days
* He was the first ever two-time WWE Champion
* Sammartino set a world record for bench press in 1959

WWE’s YouTube page also shared videos of Sammartino this week as well.