Matt Cappotelli

Matt Cappotelli

Birthplace: 
Caledonia, New York
Birthday: 
November 12
Date of passing: 
June 29, 2018

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Matt Cappotelli

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Matt Cappotelli was an American professional wrestler and reality television star.

Cappotelli starred on the third season of WWE’s Tough Enough reality show, produced by the WWE with MTV, where participants trained for a shot at a WWE contract. Cappotelli and John Hennigan (known professionally as Johnny Nitro) were the winners of the competition. Cappotelli went on to wrestle in the development league for the WWE, winning the Ohio Valley Wrestling championship as his top achievement.

Cappotelli announced to Ohio Valley Wrestling wrestlers and fans on April 4, 2007 that he would undergo surgery for brain cancer in Boston on May 1.

Toward the end of 2013, Cappotelli became the trainer for Ohio Valley Wrestling's Beginner Program.

Cappotelli ended his career due to a malignant brain tumor.

Cappotelli died June 29, 2018. He was 38.

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