Bruno Mars AND Madison Square Garden paid tribute to the late, great Bruno Sammartino…

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Since his passing earlier this past Wednesday, the tributes keep pouring in for the WWE and New York sports great Bruno Sammartino. The well-wishes, prayers and condolences were coming in from nearly every who’s-who in the world of professional wrestling, including a 10-bell salute before WWE’s most recent show in South Africa. It’s fair to say that Sammartino’s influence extended FAR beyond the world of professional wrestling to the general entertainment world; enter Bruno Mars… Continue reading “Bruno Mars AND Madison Square Garden paid tribute to the late, great Bruno Sammartino…”

Jason Voorhees Killed Episode 3 – WIRed #2.5

After some technical mishaps, this week’s abridged version of The PractitioNERD will be the first of many smaller, more frequent videos, as explained above.   Continue reading “Jason Voorhees Killed Episode 3 – WIRed #2.5”

1Wrestling.com’s Bill Apter’s Plea to Bruno Sammartino to Accept Induction into WWE Hall of Fame

***UPDATE: It was announced and confirmed on February 4th, 2013 that Bruno Sammartino has accepted and will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2013***

Bill Apter, a professional wrestling  journalist, is best known for the pro wrestling news magazines which he edited and photographed matches from the 1970s to the present.  The magazine he became most prominently known for was the highly respected Pro Wrestling Illustrated, and he would later move on to WOW Magazine, Fighting Spirit Magazine, and now is the face of 1Wrestling.com.  After professional wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino recently again refused induction into the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame, Apter took to the internet to post an open letter to Sammartino, asking him to reconsider joining the WWE’s Hall, for the sake of the history of the business they love and the fans who respect where the sport (yes, S-P-O-R-T) came from.   Continue reading “1Wrestling.com’s Bill Apter’s Plea to Bruno Sammartino to Accept Induction into WWE Hall of Fame”