Highlights of King Kong Mosca’s career – as a face

Due to the havoc wreaked by the coronavirus, Truly the GOATs will likely be calling an audible for episode 3, and instead of the regularly scheduled story of Raiden, Hakuhō and the centuries-old sport of sumo, we’ll probably instead drop our ep on Angelo Mosca.

In terms of a real mind-blowingly successful pro wrestling career, Angelo may have been born about five to 10 years too early, juuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuust missing the insane rise in popularity of pro wrestling in the 1980s as driven by Vince McMahon and Hulkamania.

A handful of clips featuring Angelo in his Maple Leaf Wrestling days are available on YouTube, but those who remember him in the 1980s will be mildly disconcerted to see ol’ King Kong Mosca as the face to, for example, Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka’s heel…

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