English & NJPW star Mark “Rollerball” Rocco has passed away at age 69.
He worked for Joint Promotions, All Star Wrestling, and ITV’s World of Sport. He also wrestled for New Japan Pro Wrestling as the original Black Tiger.
Rocco was a 2nd generation pro wrestler, his father was was British professional wrestler Jim Hussey.
I’ve woken to the terrible news that my friend and colleague Mark “ Rollerball” Rocco has passed away. Mark was so ahead of his time and wether as himself or the original “Black Tiger” in @njpwglobal, he, along with Marty Jones were the…
— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) July 31, 2020
RIP Mark Rollerball Rocco.
Thank you for your contributions towards revolutionising the sport that we love. pic.twitter.com/iShtByjsll
— Revolution Pro (@RevProUK) July 31, 2020