The WWE has an extended and storied custom of “Large” males whose whole gimmick, is, effectively, being large. Andre The Large. The Nice Khali. The Large Present. And, in more moderen years, Large Cass.
The 7-foot-tall Celebrity who additionally glided by the identify of Colin Cassady had a number of massive match-ups on each RAW and SmackDown, so what occurred to him?
What’s Large Cass doing now?
Large Cass had admitted to consuming a whole bottle of Tito’s vodka a day throughout a big portion of his WWE run. After being fired in 2018, he received within the ring for “Large Time Wrestling” and different unbiased promotions like Northeast Wrestling (NEW), and a few particular occasion reveals: “Tommy Dreamer’s Home of Hardcore” and the G1 Supercard chief amongst them.
It was round this time he modified his ring identify to “Large Cazz” then CazXL. He entered the ring for NEW, difficult anybody on the roster to a match, and it seems that none aside from Jon Moxley would reply that decision and shellack him. The previous WWE massive man hasn’t competed since September of 2019, main many to invest that he is stop the wrasslin’ enterprise for good.
His final tweet was despatched out on Sept. 17, 2019, the place he writes: “I’m sorry. I’m going to maintain combating. Promise me you’ll do the identical. We’re all on this collectively.”
Previous to sending out this tweet, he was working a number of unbiased reveals and appeared like he was in the perfect form of his life.
Professional Wrestling Sheet carried out an interview with Large Cass in late July of 2019, the place the then 32-year-old athlete opened up on his difficulties within the WWE: “I’ll let you know this — I’ve by no means mentioned this on file — I’ll say it right here … earlier than the seizure, every single day I used to be consuming a deal with of Tito’s vodka. Each [expletive] day. An entire deal with. You’ll be able to ask my Drizly driver. He can attest to it.”
He additionally talked about how psychological well being for pro-wrestlers is a matter that is hardly ever addressed within the enterprise: “I really feel like not sufficient individuals discuss it, particularly in sports activities or wrestling. Should you endure from despair, you bury that deep deep down and also you don’t let anyone see it — otherwise you don’t discuss it — it’s the worst factor you are able to do. All people’s embarrassed or there’s a stigma on the market that you simply’re weak, or that you simply’re a ‘p—y.’”
He continued, “So that you don’t say something and you retain it to your self and also you don’t go search assist. Whether or not that’s speak remedy or cognitive behavioral remedy, or see a psychiatrist, or no matter it’s … individuals don’t do it. After which that simply results in catastrophe.”