Maxx Muscle has unfortunately passed away.
WWE Hall Of Famer and former 3-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion Diamond Dallas Page confirmed the news via his personal Facebook page that fellow former WCW talent Maxx Muscle passed away. Maxx Muscle, real name John Czawlytko was 56 years old and passed away on June 27th. Here's what Page wrote in memory of Czawlytko:
I wanna send out my condolences to the family and friends of my buddy & former body guard #MaxMuscle aka John Czawlytko. Max passed on Thursday June 27, 2019. Max was very instrumental in some early matches with @MarcMero --He was a great guy & will be missed. DDP
Maxx Muscle worked in World Championship Wrestling for several years and a portion of that was as a on-screen bodyguard for DDP. There was a brief storyline that involved Muscle turning face while DDP played the role of the heel and in 1997, Muscle wrestled his last match for the company.
Maxx Muscle began his career in 1992 and per Cagematch.net, he last wrestled in October of 2009 for the 'Insane Hardcore Wrestling Entertainment' promotion.
Fightful would like to send our condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of John "Maxx Muscle" Czawlytko.