On This Day: September 20, 1961 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers Defended NWA World Title Against Bruno Sammartino – Asbury Park, NJ

On This Day: September 20, 1961 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers Defended NWA World Title Against Bruno Sammartino – Asbury Park, NJ

On This Day: September 20, 1961 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers Defended NWA World Title Against Bruno Sammartino – Asbury Park, NJ

On this Date: September 20, 1961 – Nature Boy Buddy Rogers defended his National Wrestling Alliance Worlds Heavyweight Championship against Bruno Sammartino at the Asbury Park Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Though the actual result of this match is unknown, this Capitol Wresting Corporation card was one of the many title defenses Buddy made against Bruno Sammartino as NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion.

The undercard of include Roderigues and Olympica vs Bob Orton and Terror plus 3 more matches.

Credit: Twitter @SethHanson1982 for the news clipping.

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