WWE’s Twitter released a small clip of the recently aired documentary on the legendary Bruno Sammartino, who passed away six days ago at the age of 82 after being hospitalized for two months. In the clip, the advocate for the Beast unveils his opinion on Bruno, and calls him the biggest box office attraction in wrestling of all time, especially at one of the Federation’s greatest venues, Madison Square Garden.

The WWE Universe revolved around the world’s most famous arena. The biggest box office attraction at that arena was Bruno Sammartino.

Translated and H/T Ringside News

Many will argue that at the peak of their power when under the WWF title, it was Hogan who attracted more Bruno. Perhaps that was because of the increased television coverage the product would eventually get. Either way, the effect of Bruno’s passing has certainly effected the wrestling universe, and it’s clear that his impact on the business was monumental. Watch the clip below:

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