Mark Rocco

[The Forgotten Legend of Rollerball Rocco]

Title History

  • (UK) World Heavy-Middleweight title (3);
  • British Heavy-Middleweight title (2);
  • WWF World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Gran Hamada;

Career Highlights

  • Mark “Rollerball” Rocco is the son of British wrestling legend Jim Hussey.
  • October 7, 1989 – CWA: Steve Wright defeated Mark Rocco to retain the CWA Mittelgewicht title.
  • October 10, 1989 – WWF On Sky One: Dave Finlay, Mark Rocco & Skull Murphy defeated Al Perez, Dale Wolfe & Tim Horner in a dark match.
  • January 13, 1990 – NJPW: Black Tiger defeated Black Cat.
  • January 17, 1990 – NJPW: Black Tiger defeated Osamu Matsuda.
  • January 18, 1990 – NJPW: Black Tiger defeated Hirokazu Hata.
  • January 25, 1990 – NJPW: Owen Hart defeated Black Tiger.
  • June 27, 1990 – NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Black Tiger.
  • Mark “Rollerball” Rocco had to retire from wrestling due to a heart condition — He now raises horses.
  • July 2020: Mark Rocco has passed away at the age of 69.