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Name: Vito Lograsso  
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Date of Birth: 18th June 1969
Place of Birth: Staten Island, New York, USA
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia
Vito LaGrasso in a WCW publicity photograph

Vito LaGrasso, also known as Big Vito or simply Vito, is an American professional wrestler who has worked for World Championship Wrestling, Extreme Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He is currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment's SmackDown! brand.



Vito LaGrasso started wrestling in 1990. He made a name for himself in Extreme Championship Wrestling as a member of "Da Baldies" before moving to World Championship Wrestling where he won the World Tag Team Titles with Johnny the Bull as "The Mamalukes".

He had a brief run in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in late-2004 with Glenn Gilberti, Trinity and Johnny Swinger as the "New York Connection".

LaGrasso signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2005. After working in Ohio Valley Wrestling, the developmental territory of WWE, for several months, LaGrasso was promoted to the main roster. His debut match was a dark match on June 18, 2005, where he teamed with Nunzio to take on Garrison Cade and Trevor Rhodes. LaGrasso made his debut on WWE television on the August 6 episode of Velocity, where he helped Nunzio win the WWE Cruiserweight Championship from Paul London.


  • Height: 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight: 252 lb (114 kg)
  • Born: June 18, 1969
  • Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, New York
  • Billed from: Little Italy, Manhattan, New York, New York
  • Trained by: Johnny Rodz
  • Debut: 1990

Ring names

  • The Skull
  • Skull Von Krush
  • Vito "The Skull" Lograsso
  • Big Vito
  • Vito
  • Big Vito "The Skull"

Finishing and signature moves

  • Big Vito Special / Paisan Plant / Skull Krusher (spinning lifting DDT)
  • The Code of Silence / Luca Brasi DDT (butterfly DDT)
  • Mafia Kick
  • Flying elbow drop

Previous managers

  • Downtown Business Brown
  • Tony Marinara
  • Marie
  • Disco Inferno
  • Trinity

Championships and accomplishments

Ohio Valley Wrestling

  • 1-time OVW Southern Tag Team Champion (with Guido as the Andretti Express)

World Championship Wrestling

  • 1-time WCW Hardcore Champion
  • 2-time WCW World Tag Team Champion (with Johnny the Bull)

Other Appearances

In 2000, Vito (with Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Cpl. Cajun and the late Sgt. A-Wall) appeared as a celebrity contestant on Double Dare 2000

External link

  • WWE profile

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