Nick “Big Bully” Busick has passed away at the age of 63-years-old.
Busick’s wife Lorie shared the sad news on Facebook and wrote:
“Big Bully Busick has past with his wife and children at his side. Thank you all so much for all your thoughts and prayers. Nick Busick was so humbled by all of your cards prayers visits.”
Busick, who has battled numerous health issues since 2005, diagnosed with spinal fluid cancer last year and earlier this month his wife had said Busick was able to come home on hospice care.
Big Bully wrestled in WWF from 1989-1991.
His son, Branko Busick, recently made his pro MMA debut for Bellator and currently has a record of 1-1.
WWE issued the following on Busick’s passing:
Nick “Big Bully” Busick passes
Former WWE Superstar Nick “Big Bully” Busick has passed away at the age of 63, WWE is saddened to learn.
A notorious in-ring villain known for his signature derby and mustache, Busick battled Superstars like Bret “Hit Man” Hart, Sid and The British Bulldog in the early ’90s.
WWE extends its condolences to Busick’s family, friends and fans.