Gorilla Monsoon (Wrestler) Death – Age of Death and Cause of Death

Gorilla Monsoon Death

The wrestler Gorilla Monsoon passed away at age 62, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Popular in the super heavyweight main event scene, also well known for being one of the most recognizable voices of the WWF; signature finishing move was the airplane spin.

He was second in the 1959 NCAA wrestling championships while playing at Ithaca College, which led to his being discovered by promoter Pedro Martinez.

In one of WWF’s iconic moments, he sparred with Muhammad Ali in a spur-of-the-moment fight.

How did Gorilla Monsoon die?

Heart Attack caused Gorilla Monsoon's death in 1999.

Bob Marella ’59, arguably the most famous professional wrestler to come out of Rochester as the globally known Gorilla Monsoon, died October 6, 1999, of complications from a recent heart attack.

Information about the death of Gorilla Monsoon
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death62 years
BirthdayJune 4, 1937
Death dateOctober 6, 1999
Place of deathWillingboro, New Jersey, United States
Place of burialLakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson, New Jersey, United States