Angelo "King Kong" Mosca Passes Away

Angelo "King Kong" Mosca Passes Away

The 6'4 and, often billed at 301 lbs. wrestling weight, mountain of a man Angelo Mosca has passed away after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease.

An Italian-American, Mosca started his football career in the United States but was lured to, his adopted home, Canada in 1958 when he started playing for the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

He was a legendary figure in Canada for his on the field, in-ring and on the street exploits. He often stated in his wrestling promo's that he walked and talked and did exactly what he wanted to do.

"Big Nasty" Angelo Mosca was 84.

The Hamilton Spectator has the story: