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A Former WWE Star Has Just Passed Away

Matt Cappotelli has passed away at the age of 38.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former WWE star had been diagnosed with brain cancer in 2017, after previously going into remission 11 years earlier.

Cappotelli passed away on Friday, on the one year anniversary of undergoing brain surgery.

His wife confirmed the heartbreaking news in a post on Facebook. She acknowledged that there's truly no way to prepare for your spouse's death, even when you know it's nearing.

The WWE also confirmed the news of Cappotelli's death on their website.

Please keep Cappotelli's friends and family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Drake Maverick on Twitter

RIP #MattCappotelli What a wonderful brave man. You fought harder than anyone could ever imagine. Rest peacefully. Condolences to the family x

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