Found February 07, 2013 on TWNP-Wrestling News & Information:
- Bruno Sammartino reportedly approached the WWE Hall of Fame offer from Triple H as purely a business decision, giving Triple H a price that he thought would be turned down. Bruno didn’t think the deal would go through and eventually believed that Vince McMahon likely nixed the deal due to his asking price. The price is apparently in line with what WWE would pay one of their top stars for a WrestleMania pay off. Nobody going into the Hall had ever asked a deal anywhere near what Bruno asked. Sammartino ended up getting a significant deal. Vince McMahon and Bruno still have not spoken as Triple H has handled the deal. Triple H is hoping to get Vince and Bruno together to talk in April. Regarding Triple H’s talks with Bruno, he portrayed himself as a student and a fan of Sammartino’s era. Triple H told Bruno from the start that WWE cleaned up their product and that when he got more power, he wanted to make WWE’s product similar to the product that Sammartino headlined years ago. One ...
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