Matt Cappotelli, Former WWE Wrestler and ‘Tough Enough III’ Winner, Dead during 38
July 1, 2018 - WWE
Former veteran wrestler Matt Cappotelli has died after a prolonged conflict with cancer. He was 38.
On Friday, the WWE star’s wife, Lindsay, common a distressing summary on Instagram confirming a news.
“Today my adore — my strong, sweet, pleasing adore — took his final exhale during 3:30 a.m. and went Home to be with Jesus…exactly one year after his mind surgery,” she wrote in a heading of a print of herself and her husband.
“You consider we can be prepared for this when we know it’s coming, though we usually can’t. The usually chairman whose comfort we wish right now is a one who can’t give it to me,” she continued. “I skip him so many already. we know where he is now is so many better, though it doesn’t change how many we skip him. It’s so many harder than we even suspicion it would be.”
Today my love-my strong, sweet, pleasing love-took his final exhale during 3:30 a.m. and went Home to be with Jesus…exactly one year after his mind surgery. You consider we can be prepared for this when we know it’s coming, though we usually can’t. The usually chairman who’s comfort we wish right now is a one who can’t give it to me….I skip him so many already. we know where he is now is so many better, though it doesn’t change how many we skip him. It’s so many harder than we even suspicion it would be. #graceisgreater
A post common by Lindsay Cappotelli (@lindsaycappotelli) on Jun 29, 2018 during 5:26pm PDT
Cappotelli initial gained celebrity when he warranted a WWE agreement after winning a third deteriorate of a existence foe array Tough Enough in 2003, alongside associate leader and wrestler John Hennigan.
Cappotelli, who wrestled underneath his possess name and a pseudonym The Flava, done several appearances on mixed WWE shows including WWE Sunday Night Heat, Raw and Vengeance. He was after sent down to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) to continue to rise his promotional skills and theatre presence.
However, his earnest career was cut brief in 2007 when he suggested to fans that he had been diagnosed with an astrocytoma, a form of virulent mind cancer, and that he had to bear surgery.
The initial diagnosis was successful and many of a growth was removed. However, in 2017, Cappotelli suggested that he’d been diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, a many assertive form of mind cancer.
He underwent another medicine to mislay a vast growth in Jun 27, though was hospitalized again in December. In May 2018, following a array of consultations with his neuro-oncologist, his mother announced that he had motionless to stop medical treatments for a tumors.
After his retirement from wrestling, Cappotelli returned to OVW in 2013 to offer as a tutor for a organization’s beginners program. His genocide was mourned by those he mentored and his many fans on Facebook, and both WWE and OVW paid reverence to a late star on Twitter.