Big Vito

Big Vito


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Additional Training(If Applicable)
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Company's Worked For:
In The Beginning: # Big Vito was a member of the ECW faction known as Da Baldies.. World Championship Wrestling - The Mamalukes: # Big Vito formed a tag team with Johnny The Bull known as the Mamalukes in WCW.. # December 19, 1999 - Starrcade: Big Vito & Johnny The Bull defeated Disco Inferno & Lash LeRoux.. # December 27, 1999 - Nitro: Buff Bagwell & Chris Kanyon defeated Big Vito & Johnny Bull (Tag Title Tournament) # January 16, 2000 - Souled Out: The Mamalukes (Big Vito & Johnny the Bull) defeated The Harris Brothers.. # January 19, 2000 - Thunder: Big Vito & Johnny The Bull defeated David Flair & Crowbar to win the World Tag Team titles.. # February 20, 2000 - Superbrawl: The Mamalukes defeated David Flair & Crowbar in a Cicilian Stretcher Match.. # January 24, 2000 - Nitro: World Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny The Bull defeated Fit Finlay & Brian Knobs.. # January 26, 2000 - Thunder: Big Vito & Johnny The Bull & Disco Inferno beat Evan Karagias & Shannon Moore & Shane Helms.. # January 31, 2000 - Nitro: Big Vito & Johnny The Bull defeated David Flair & Crowbar in a Bensonhurst Street Fight Match.. # February 2, 2000 - Thunder: David Flair & Crowbar defeated Big Vito & Johnny The Bull (Champions) in a Non-title match.. # February 9, 2000 - Thunder: World Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny The Bull defeated Idol & (Lenny) Lane.. # February 14, 2000 - Nitro: Big Vito & Johnny The Bull beat David Flair & Crowbar and Big T & Stevie Ray in a 3-WAY.. # February 21, 2000 - Nitro: Booker T defeated World Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny The Bull by DQ.. # February 28, 2000 - Nitro: World Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny The Bull defeated Lane & Idol.. # March 8, 2000 - Thunder: World Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny The Bull defeated The Harris Brothers.. # March 19, 2000 - Uncensored: The Harris Brothers defeated The Mamalukes to win the WCW World Tag Team titles! # March 27, 2000 - Nitro: Jung Dragons defeated The Mamalukes (Big Vito & Johnny The Bull).. # March 29, 2000 - Thunder: The Mamalukes defeated Harlem Heat 2000 (Stevie Ray & Big T) by DQ.. # April 16, 2000 - Spring Stampede: Ric Flair & Lex Luger defeated The Mamalukes and The Harris Brothers.. # April 17, 2000 - Nitro: KroniK (Brian Adams & Bryan Clarke) defeated The Mamalukes.. # May 8, 2000 - Nitro: KroniK defeated Harlem Heat and The Mamalukes and Harris Brothers in a 4-WAY.. # June 6, 2000--WCW Thunder: Eric Bischoff awarded Big Vito & Johnny The Bull the WCW Hardcore title.. # ~~~Bischoff announced that the freebird rule was in effect for the Mamaluke's Hardcore title reign.. # ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~WCW Hardcore Champions The Mamalukes defeated The Wall in a Hardcore match.. World Championship Wrestling - Vito vs. The Bull: # Johnny The Bull turned on Big Vito and became a member of the Power-Plant faction known as Natural Born Thrillers.. # June 6, 2000: Eric Bischoff awarded Big Vito & Johnny the Bull the WCW Hardcore title.. # June 19, 2000 - Nitro: Hardcore Champion Big Vito defeated Johnny The Bull.. # September 17, 2000 - Fall Brawl: The Filthy Animals vs The Natural Born Thrillers ended in a NO CONTEST.. # ~~~The Filthy Animals = Disco Inferno & Rey Mysterio & Juvi Guerrera & Big Vito & Paul Orndorff.. # ~~~The Natural Born Thrillers = Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire & Chuck Palumbo & Reno & Johnny The Bull.. # September 25, 2000 - Nitro: Johnny The Bull vs. Big Vito in a Kendo Stick vs Stick Ball match was a No-Contest.. # September 27, 2000 - Thunder: Sgt. AWOL (The Wall) defeated Johnny The Bull in a Hardcore match.. World Championship Wrestling - The Mamalukes Reunion: # January 23, 2001 - Nitro: Johnny The Bull & Big Vito defeated Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire.. # January 31, 2001 - Thunder: Sean O'Haire & Chuck Palumbo defeated Big Vito & Johnny The Bull.. # March 12, 2001 - Nitro: Lance Storm & Mike Awesome defeated Big Vito & Johnny The Bull.. Independent Circuit: # January 18, 2002--Marquee Wrestling: Big Vito defeated Johnny Swinger.. NWA: Total Nonstop Action: # June 23, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Trinity defeated Desire in a "Stretcher" match with help from the debuting Big Vito! # July 7, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Big Vito & Trinity defeated Sonny Siaki & Desire.. # July 14, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Big Vito takes charge of The NYC (Trinity, Glen Gilbertti & Johnny Swinger) and attacks Pat Kenney.. # July 21, 2004 - TNA PPV: Big Vito defeated "Irish" Pat Kenney in a "Sicilian Street Fight".. # August 4, 2004 - TNA PPV: "Irish" Pat Kenney defeated Big Vito in an "Irish Weapons" match.. World Wrestling Entertainment: # February 24, 2005 - Smackdown!: Shannon Moore & Frankie Kazarian defeated Nunzio & Big Vito -dark match-.. # February 28, 2005 - RAW: Val Venis defeated Big Vito in a match taped for HEAT.. # May 5, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Big Show defeated The S.A.T. in a Handicap match in a match taped for Velocity.. # June 4, 2005--NWS - ECW Style Show: Big Vito defeated The Equalizer in a Chain match.. # July 11, 2005--Live Event (SD! crew): Nunzio & Vito Lograsso defeated The Shane Twins.. # July 21, 2005 - Smackdown!: The FBI (Nunzio & Vito Lograsso) defeated Garrison Cade & Trevor Rhodes in a dark match.. # August 4, 2005 - Smackdown!: Nunzio defeated Paul London with help from Big Vito to capture the Cruiserweight title! (VELOCITY).. # August 25, 2005 - Smackdown!: Big Vito w/Nunzio defeated Brad Taylor in a match taped for Velocity.. # September 1, 2005 - Smackdown!: Big Vito w/Nunzio defeated Stevie Richards in a match taped for Velocity.. # September 9, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Mexicools (Super Crazy & Psicosis) defeated Nunzio & Big Vito in a match taped for Velocity.. # September 23, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Mexicools (Psycosis & Super Crazy) defeated Nunzio & Big Vito in a match taped for Velocity.. # September 30, 2005 - Smackdown!: Nunzio & Big Vito defeated Paul London & Brian Kendrick in a match taped for Velocity.. # October 14, 2005 - Smackdown!: Bobby Lashley squashed Nunzio w/Big Vito.. # October 21, 2005 - Smackdown!: Bobby Lashley squashed Big Vito w/Nunzio.. # November 3, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: High Impact defeated Nunzio & Big Vito with help from The Regulators (Shane Twins).. # November 4, 2005 - Smackdown!: Bobby Lashley squashed Nunzio & Big Vito in a Handicap match.. # November 11, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom defeated Nunzio & Big Vito in a match taped for Velocity.. # November 15 to 20 - WWE Live Events: Big Vito won a series of Battle Royals during a tour of Italy where he is very popular.. # December 2, 2005 - Smackdown!: Nunzio & Big Vito participated in a #1 Contenders Tag Team Battle Royal! # December 9, 2005 - Smackdown!: Paul Landon & Brian Kendrick defeated Nunzio & Big Vito in a match taped for Velocity.. # December 18, 2005 - Armageddon: The Boogeyman showed up and destroyed Santa Clause (Vito) & an Elf (Nunzio).. # December 30, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom (Animal & Heidenreich) defeated Nunzio & Big Vito (Taped for Velocity).. # January 6, 2006 - Smackdown!: The Mexicools (Pyschosis & Super Crazy) defeated Nunzio & Big Vito on VELOCITY.. # January 13, 2006 - Smackdown!: Nunzio & Big Vito defeated Danny Doring & Scott Wright (aka Scotty Charisma) in a dark match.. # ~~~On Smackdown! TV Taping: Big Vito participated in a 20-Man Battle Royal for the World title (won by Kurt Angle).. # January 20, 2006 - Smackdown!: The Mexicools (Psychocsis & Super Crazy) defeated Nunzio & Big Vito on VELOCITY.. # January 27, 2006 - Smackdown!: The Mexicools defeated The Dicks and Nunzio & Big Vito to Qualify for the Royal Rumble! # February 24, 2006 - Smackdown!: Super Crazy defeated Big Vito in a match taped for Velocity.. # March 17, 2006 - SmackDown!: Tatanka defeated Big Vito w/Nunzio in a match taped for Velocity.. .. # March 24, 2006 - SmackDown!: Matt Hardy defeated Big Vito in a dark match.. # March 31, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito w/Nunzio defeated Sho Funaki in a match taped for Velocity.. # April 7, 2006 - SmackDown!: Bobby Lashley defeated Big Vito in a match taped for Velocity.. # April 14, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito defeated Colt Cabana in a match taped for Velocity.. # April 28, 2006 - SmackDown!: Chris Benoit defeated Big Vito in a match taped for Velocity.. World Wrestling Entertainment - Vito The Cross-dresser: # May 12, 2006 - SmackDown!: Orlando Jordan tried to tell Nunzio that Big Vito was a cross-dresser but Nunzio wouldn't beleieve it.. # May 19, 2006 - SmackDown!: Nunzio & Big Vito defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty in a match taped for Velocity.. # ~~~Later on Smackdown!: Paul Burchill told Nunzio that he saw Big Vito at the store dressed as a woman; Nunzio denied it! # May 26, 2006 - SmackDown!: Brian Kendrick & Paul London defeated Nunzio & Big Vito in a Non-title match.. # June 2, 2006 - SmackDown!: Matt Hardy defeated Nunzio (After the match, Big Vito showed up wearing a dress)... # June 9, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated Nunzio.. # June 16, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated Scott Wright.. # June 23, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) talked to Ashley Massaro and wanted to share beauty tips.. # June 30, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated Simon Dean by Submission with Simon's head up his dress.. # July 7, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated Psicosis with help from Super Crazy.. # July 28, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated Simon Dean... # August 4, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito defeated The Brooklyn Brawler by Submission with Brawler's head up his dress.. # August 11, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated Sylvan by Submission --------- yawn. # August 18, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a summer dress) defeated Scott Fowler (of Maryland Championship Wrestling).. # August 25, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito beat Sylvan by Submission and then had a confrontation with Montel Vontavious Porter.. # September 1, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated William Regal by Countout.. # September 8, 2006 - SmackDown!: Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal (Big Vito joined Cole & Tazz on commentary).. # ~~~William Regal had rematch was scheduled with Big Vito but he threatened to file a sexual harassment lawsuit.. # September 15, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated William Regal by sitting on Regal's face for the pin.. # October 13, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated William Regal in a Grudge match.. # October 20, 2006 - SmackDown!: Elijah Burke w/Sylvester Terkay defeated Big Vito (Vito's FIRST lose in the dress).. # November 3, 2006 - SmackDown!: Mike "The Miz" Mizanin & Kristal Marshall defeated Big Vito & Layla El.. # November 16, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Big Vito (wearing a black dress) defeated David Heath.. # December 15, 2006 - SmackDown!: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated Sylvan.. # January 12, 2007 - SmackDown!: Montel Vontavious Porter vs Big Vito failed to beat the clock in a SmackDown! Sprint match # January 18, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Big Vito appeared on the TT Bar with Tracy Taylor | Big Vito beat Frankie Coverdale.. # January 19, 2007 - SmackDown!: William Regal & David Taylor & The MVP beat Paul London & Brian Kendrick & Big Vito.. Deep South Wrestling & Ohio Valley Wrestling: # January 25, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Big Vito beat Bradley Jay and Ryan O'Reilly in a round robin to win the DSW Title! # February 1, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Big Vito defeated Bradley Jay to retain the DSW Heavyweight title... # February 8, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Bradley Jay defeated Big Vito [without his dress gimmick] by DQ... # February 15, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Big Vito defeated Sonny Siaki to retain the DSW Heavyweight title.. # February 22, 2007--Deep South Wrestling: Bradley Jay defeated Big Vito to recapture the DSW Heavyweight title! # February 28, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: "The Ripper" Paul Burchill defeated Big Vito in a dark match # March 7, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Big Vito defeated Ramon Loco in a dark match # April 18, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Nick Nemeth defeated Big Vito in a dark match # April 25, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Big Vito defeated Johnny Money in a dark match # May 2, 2007--OVW TV Tapings: Big Vito defeated Adam Revolver in a dark match # May 15, 2007: Big Vito was released from his World Wrestling Entertainment contract.. Independent Wrestling: # August 21, 2007: Big Vito defeated El Bacano to win the IWA InterContinental Title in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.. # August 25, 2007--Planet Championship Wrestling: Big Vito defeated Navy Seal with an Implant DDT.. # September 1, 2007: Big Vito mourned the death of his ex-wife and the mother of his four children, Kathy Lo Grasso.. # October 5, 2007: Big Vito (using the dress gimmick defeated Jason Styles to win the Big Time Wrestling title.. # October 6, 2007--Big Time Wrestling: Big Vito defeated Jason Styles in Newark, California.. # November 24, 2007--Planet Championship Wrestling: Big Vito (wearing a dress) defeated Kip James... # February 2, 2008--ICW: Big Vito defeated Orlando Jordan in Biloxi, Mississippi.. # -- He is doing a new Muay Thai fighter gimmick
Trained By:
Johnny Rodz
Wrestling Debut: 1990

Title History: # WCW Tag Team titles w/Johnny The Bull defeating David Flair & Crowbar (January 19, 2000); # WCW Hardcore title defeating ?????????? (June 5, 2000); # DSW (Deep South Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Bradley Jay and Ryan O'Reilly (January 25, 2007); # IWA Puerto Rico InterContinental title defeating El Bacano (August 21, 2007 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico); # [California] BTW (Big Time Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Jason Styles (October 5, 2007); # UXW United States title defeating Vordell Walker (March 29, 2008);
Location: Staten Island, New York

Information
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Wrestler Name: Big Vito
Height & Weight: 6'2" - 250 lbs
Entrance Music:
Finishing Move: Luca Brotzi (Butterfly DDT)
Trade Mark Moves: Big Vito Special Mafia kick
Alignment
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Heel or Face