Locked Up By Bruno

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October 22, 2008|By KEVIN ECK

After we wrapped up my interview with Bruno Sammartino on Sunday, he wanted to demonstrate the front facelock on me so I could understand how effective it was. So I leaned over and the world's strongest 73-year-old locked me in the hold and squeezed, turning my head in an awkward position that was quite uncomfortable. Fortunately for me, Bruno knows his own strength. After releasing me, he said that if he were to yank upward when applying the hold, it "would break any man's neck." I wasn't going to argue with him.

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