About Adolfo Bresciano
August 06, 1948 - March 10, 1993
|Place of Birth||:||Campobasso, Molise, Italy|
|Also Known As||:||Dino Bravo|
|Imdb Profile||:||IMDB Profile|
Adolfo Bresciano (Italian: [aˈdolfo breʃˈʃaːno]) was an Italian-Canadian profesional wrestler and promoter, better known by the ring name Dino Bravo. After training under Gino Brito, he started his career in Montreal in the 1970s, working for Lutte Internationale. He became one of the top professional wrestling stars of Canada; winning several major titles including the Canadian International Heavyweight Championship six times, the NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Toronto version), and the NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship. He later signed with the World Wide Wrestling Federation, where as a partner to Dominic DeNucci he won the WWWF World Tag Team Championship. He was also the sole holder of the WWF Canadian Championship before the title was abandoned in 1986. After leaving professional wrestling, Bravo became involved in organized crime, allegedly working for the Cotroni crime family. He was killed in his home by multiple gunshots in March 1993, and his death remains unsolved.