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post #16 of (permalink) Old 09-07-2012, 03:30 PM
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Re: Greatest wrestler before Golden Age?

Not taking away anything from Bruno in that he was a tremendous draw. he was the best draw that the WWE ever had pre Hogan. However, it should be noted that he was mainly a northeastern attraction as opposed to the rest of the NWA territories. I can't remember the year but I do know the WWE broke way from the NWA somewhere in the 1960s. The NWA champion pre 1980s was the premier world title and it would really need to be a NWA titleholder such as Thesz or Race was among others. I would say that Thesz was the greatest wrestler pre Golden Age but others such as Gagne and Hackenscmidt are also great choices.
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