Matt Cappotelli

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Matthew Lee Cappotelli (November 12, 1979 – June 29, 2018) was an American professional wrestler. He was born in Caledonia, New York. He won the Tough Enough III with John Hennigan. He worked in Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), the primary developmental territory for WWE.

In July 2017, Cappotelli was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer.[1] He stopped his cancer treatment in May 2018.[2][3] He died on June 29, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky, aged 38.[4]

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  2. "Slam! Wrestling News". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. May 21, 2018. Archived from the original on May 21, 2018. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  3. Johnson, Mike (May 21, 2018). "Matt Cappotelli to discontinue treatments in his battle against cancer, how you can assist his family". PWInsider. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  4. Xu, Linda (June 29, 2018). "Matt Cappotelli, Former WWE Wrestler and 'Tough Enough' Winner, Dies at 38". TheWrap. Retrieved June 29, 2018.