Angelo Mosca, Sr. passes away


WWE sadly learns that Angelo Mosca Sr. has passed away at the age of 84.

Mosca’s incredible career began on the grid after he played football for the University of Notre Dame and was drafted to the Philadelphia Eagles in 1959. Instead, he showed his talents in the Canadian Football League, where he played for over a decade and became a five-time player. the stellar Canadian Football Hall of Fame. But as his playing days drew to a close, Mosca turned his attention to the world of sports entertainment, where he became known as Angelo “King Kong” Mosca and competed in legendary promotions such as AWA and Stampede Wrestling before arriving at WWE early on. 1980s. Take on the likes of WWE Hall of Fame Bob Backlund and the late great Pat Patterson.

After retiring from the competition, Mosca remained an integral part of the sports and entertainment industry as a color commentator and promoter.

WWE expresses its condolences to Mosca’s family, friends and fans.


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