- 05/17/2013 (1:12:58 am)
- Bob Mulrenin
It was 50 Years ago today on May 17, 1963 that Bruno Sammartino defeated Nature Boy Buddy Rogers to become the WWWF Champion at Madison Square Garden. Bruno defeated Buddy in a record 48 seconds.
Here is a photo I took of rivals Bruno & Buddy at a convention in Queens, NY.