Matt Cappotelli, Former WWE Wrestler and ‘Tough Enough’ Winner, Dies at 38

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Matt Cappotelli, the winner of WWE’s reality show “Tough Enough,” died Friday after fighting two battles with brain cancer, WDRB reports. He was 38.matt-cappotelli-5-things-to-know-about-the-e28098wwe-tough-enough_-winner-who-died-of-cancer-ftr Cappotelli was first diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2005, beating it two years later. However, in 2017, doctors diagnosed him with a Grade 4 glioblastoma tumor and were subsequently unable to fully remove it, deeming it terminal, according to the report. Cappotelli, who is survived by his wife, became a trainer at Ohio Valley Wrestling after his retirement.

 

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