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Matt Cappotelli Bio, Biography, Age, Wife, Wrestling, Brain Tumor, Cancer and Death (1979-2018)

Matt Cappotelli Bio, Biography

Matthew Lee Cappotelli was born on 12 November 1979  and died on 29 June 2018. He was an American professional wrestler. After co-winning Tough Enough III with John Hennigan, he worked in Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), the primary developmental  center for WWE. He ended his career o 4 April 2007 due to a malignant brain tumor.

Birth name Matthew Lee Cappotelli

Matt Cappotelli Born | Age

He was born 12 November 1979 (age 38 years), Caledonia, New York, United States

Matt Cappotelli Died

He died on June 29, 2018 (aged 38)

Matt Cappotelli Cause of death

Brain Cancer
Residence Louisville, Kentucky, United States
College Western Michigan University

Matt Cappotelli Wife | Spouse(s)

He was married to Lindsay Seeders (m. 2006)

Matt Cappotelli Professional wrestling career

Ring name(s) Matt Cappotelli
The Flava
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Billed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Billed from Rochester, New York
Trained by Al Snow
Bill DeMott
Ivory
Nick Dinsmore
Debut January 27, 2003
Retired April 4, 2007

Matt Cappotelli Education, Wife (Marriage) / Personal Life

Cappotelli went college at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where he was also a member of the football team.

Cappotelli married Lindsay Seeders in March 2006. They have been residing in Louisville, Kentucky. He was close friends with the professional wrestler and Western Michigan alumnus, Colt Cabana. His cousin is Big Brother winner Lisa Donahue

Matt Cappotelli  World Wrestling Entertainment

Tough Enough

Cappotelli, alongside John Hennigan, won a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) contract by winning Tough Enough III. During the show, Hardcore Holly stiffed him during a match in training leaving him bleeding.

In the wake of winning, he showed up on WWE shows: on Monday Night Raw, a match against Hennigan ended with Christopher Nowinski meddling and Tommy Dreamer attacking everybody. On Sunday Night Heat Cappotelli and Hennigan went up against Garrison Cade and Mark Jindrak, at Vengeance Cappotelli competed in The APA Invitational Bar Room Brawl Which Bradshaw won, and on February 28, 2004, Hennigan and Cappotelli were defeated by Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin in a match on WWE Velocity.

Matt Cappotelli Brain Tumor, Cancer

On February 8, 2006, he announced that he had previously been diagnosed with a grade 2/3 astrocytoma (a type of cancer of the brain) and surrendered the title to OVW owner Danny Davis at a television taping in Louisville, Kentucky. Cappotelli announced to OVW wrestlers and fans on 4 April 2007 that he would undergo surgery for brain cancer in Boston on 1 May 2007. WWE’s official website later reported that the operation was a success and that the majority of the brain tumor was removed.

Matt Cappotelli Death and Cause

In July 2017, Cappotelli announced that he was diagnosed with grade IV glioblastoma multiforme (A malignant tumour affecting the brain or spine). In May 2018, Cappotelli’s wife announced that, after consultations with his neuro-oncologist, Cappotelli would cease taking medication for the tumor. Cappotelli died on June 29, 2018.

Matt Cappotelli Net Worth

The standard earnings of a professional wrestlers as of 2018 is between $ 500,000 – $ 1 Million USD. There are others who may make more than $ 1 Million USD. From these estimates Van Vader Net Worth was definately above the $ 500,000 mark.

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