WWE news: Big Cass rushed to hospital after suffering seizure at live event in front of shocked fans

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WWE legend Big Cass was rushed to hospital after he suffered a seizure at a wrestling event in Philadelphia.


Thursday January 01, 1970

The seven-foot American fell to the ground and started convulsing in front of shocked fans at Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore event.


Thursday January 01, 1970

The 31-year-old collapsed in the lobby area before he was due to appear on the show

The 31-year-old, real name William Morrissey, collapsed in the lobby area at around 10pm while he was chatting to the fans.

He was treated by medical staff and reports claim he was awake when he was taken away by an ambulance.

But there has no update on his condition since.


Thursday January 01, 1970

After the incident, Dreamer made a special announcement to confirm that the incident was not drug related.

Big Cass was reportedly awake when he was rushed to hospital in an ambulance

He told the crowd: “Please say a prayer for Big Cass, who suffered a seizure. It was not drug related.”

Former tag-team partner Enzo Amore was among the stars to wish him well as he tweeted a praying emoji and a message that read: “[praying] to my heater.”

Cass was expected to perform a run-in during the show after he made his debut for the promotion on December 1.

He had been with the WWE since 2011 before he was released from the company in June this year.


The 31-year-old collapsed in front of a crowd of fans in Philadelphia
Big Cass collapsed to the ground at the wrestling event in Philadelphia
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