|From||Little Italy, Manhattan, New York|
|Finisher||Code of Silence|
Big Vito has had a long career and is usually seen playing the part of a bad-ass, Italian mafiaso goon as seen in his previous runs in ECW, WCW, and TNA. Although many expected Vito LoGrasso would eventually join WWE and team with Nunzio, I'm not sure if anyone expected this tough wiseguy to be remembered for an article of clothing.
On August 6th, 2005, Vito made his debut and immediately started a tag team with fellow Italian, Nunzio. The duo would dabble in tag team matches, mostly appearing on Velocity, through 2005 and early 2006. Though they seemed like an unseperable duo that could eventually win the WWE Tag Team Championships, a rumor started floating around that put a clear rift in the alliance. Orlando Jordan, Paul Burchill, and various other WWE superstars approached Nunzio and started sharing some real horror stories - they've seen Vito walking around in public spaces wearing a dress. Although Nunzio continued to deny these claims, just one month later Vito would run down to the ring to assist his partner wearing a black dress. Nunzio refused assistance from his partner and afterwards, it was obvious that they would be unable to collarborate ever again.
While Nunzio scampered to ECW to keep away from the cross-dresser, Vito started a singles career of his own. In fact, the singles career was very successful with him earning a large undefeated streak. Vito quickly gained much popularity with the fans, getting huge cheers and laughs during his matches where he usually toyed his opponents while wearing the dress. Vito even took a few pages out of Perry Saturn's book by commonly putting his opponents' head under his skirt. Even though these questionable antics clearly challenged Vito's sexual orientation, he was able to score a date with Ashley Massaro while in his dress.
Vito enjoyed much success and popularity while in this stinct, but his undefeated streak would eventually come to a close when Elijah Burke defeated him, not without some help from his monster client Sylvester Terkay. Vito would eventually disapear and never be seen on SmackDown, or any WWE brand for that matter, ever again. However, he should always be remembered as the toughest man in a dress.
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007
Although the dress gimmick was gaining much popularity, Vito did not sport his dress in the game. You could see him wearing his dress on his titantron and he was a face, however.
Although he is 250 lbs, he was listed in the Cruiserweight division and could compete for the title.
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