Sabatino Piscitelli is the current boyfriend of Mandy Rose. And a former WWE and AEW wrestler. He is also a former American football player. In this article, we will discuss more of him and his love affair with current NXT Women’s Champion Mandy Rose.
|Date of birth||August 24, 1983|
|Born in||Boca Raton, Florida|
|Billed Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Billed Weight||240 lb|
|Debut||April 4, 2015|
|High school||Boca Raton High School|
|College||Oregon State University|
|Net worth||$1.9 million (approx)|
Sabatino Piscitelli was born on August 24, 1983, in Boca Raton, Florida. His love for the game of American football developed from a young age. He began playing the sport at Boca Raton High School. Piscitelli could play in a couple of positions, defensive back as well as a wide receiver.
He was also quite good at baseball and received four letters as an outfielder for his school’s baseball team. He is of Italian descent and has a sister named Sabrina and a brother named Sean. Sean is an independent wrestler performing under the ring name Sean Swag.
Professional football career
Piscitelli was a professional footballer before he became a wrestler. He was invited to attend the NFL Combine owing to his brilliant performance in his last year at Oregon State University. Piscitelli went on to post the fastest pro agility time of 2006, ran a 30-year dash in 4.44 seconds and bench pressed 225 lbs for 19 repetitions.
He got roped in by Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. However, luck left his side as he fractured his right foot and got placed on the injured reserve in his first season. He was eventually released after spending over three years with the Buccaneers and later signed by Cleveland Browns. He also went on to sign for Kansas City Chiefs in 2011.
Professional Wrestling Career in WWE
Piscitelli signed a developmental contract with WWE in October 2014. He began his training at the WWE Performance Center in Orland, Florida.
After undergoing six months of training, he made his in-ring debut for WWE’s developmental brand, NXT. This was during a live event where he unsuccessfully competed in a battle royal.
Another six months later, he was given the ring name Anthony Sabbatelli which eventually got tweaked to Tino Sabbatelli. He was featured on an exclusive TV show on the WWE Network called Breaking Ground. Piscitelli’s training days were shown on the program.
His first televised debut was on the October 12 episode, 2016, episode of NXT. He teamed up with current SmackDown Superstar Madcap Moss, who was known by the name Riddick Moss back then. They lost in the first round of the 2016 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic against TM-61.
They lost another couple of matches against The Revival and DIY. Piscitelli faced Johnny Gargano in his first singles match and lost. Moss and Piscitelli finally had their first televised victory against the team of Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan.
They competed in the 2018 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic but once again bowed out in the first round after a match with Sanity. Piscitelli turned on Moss after losing to heavy machinery.
He suffered a torn pectoral muscle and underwent surgery. WWE announced that he was released from his contract on April 17, 2020.
All Elite Wrestling
Piscitelli debuted in AEW under the ring name Sabby on the July 21, 2020, episode of AEW Dark. He teamed up with Brady Pierce and lost against Chuck Taylor and Trent Beretta (Best Friends).
Back to WWE and eventual release
On October 16, 2020, Piscitelli re-signed with WWE. His second stint in the Stamford-based company lasted just over 8 months as he was released on June 25, 2021.
Mandy Rose Boyfriend- Sabatino Piscitelli
Piscitelli and Mandy met each other when the latter was a contestant on Tough Enough. The former WWE Superstar said in an interview that Mandy’s down-to-earth nature and humbleness made him fond of her. He also described her as a genuine person.
They were friends initially as Rose was in a relationship back then. However, after the former Absolution member broke up, she and Piscitelli got much closer and finally became a couple. Mandy Rose and Piscitelli are currently dating, and he is her current boyfriend.
Sabatino Piscitelli’s Net Worth
Sabatino Piscitelli has an estimated net worth of $1.9 million as of 2023.
Piscitelli cuts his birthday cake on 24th August. He was born in 1983.
His zodiac sign is Virgo
No. They are not yet married.
He stands at 6 feet 3 inches
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