Today The Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling welcomes the “All American” and former WCW World Champion, Ron Simmons to episode #266. Ron Simmons will be appearing at Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling’s Meet and Greet and Hurley’s Tavern in Glen Allen, VA (https://www.facebook.com/events/1347396431962445/) next Saturday from 11am – 4pm. From his days at Florida State University to his rise up the ladder in WCW, Ron Simmons put together a Hall of Fame career in the ring and outside of the ring as well. Remembered by most fans for his long run in the WWE as a member of the APA with the polarizing John “Bradshaw” Layfield, Simmons as Farooq continued dominating opponents and winning championships all while relying on one word to cement his place in the memories of all fans worldwide….DAMN. Below are some interview highlights.
Approaching the 25th anniversary of his historic WCW Title win and becoming first African American World Champion:
The overwhelming crowd reaction to his win that night in Baltimore, MD:
What led to the success of the APA and JBL’s personality outside the ring:
The Attitude Era vs. today’s wrestling:
The physical style of the APA:
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