zebbie g asked in SportsWrestling · 4 weeks ago

How come Nick Bockwinkel didn't wrestle in the WWWF during the Sammartino era?

3 Answers

  • Adam
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    Because he didn't want to leave the AWA and play second fiddle to Bruno

  • David
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    I think he would have been booked to lose, and I don't think he would have gone along with it.  Bockwinkel DID wrestle Bob Backlund for the WWWF title, though (credit to Bob Backlund), and the match ended in a double countout.

  • Hector
    Lv 4
    4 weeks ago

    Bruno had him blackballed because he knew he would get his assa kicked by Nick Bockwinker. He was a huge politician and diva backstage just like Hollywood Hogan 

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