Ron Simmons

Ron Simmons

Ronald Simmons is a retired American professional wrestler and football player. He performed for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) under his real name, and in WWE under both his real name and the ring names Faarooq Asaad (sometimes spelled Asad) and Faarooq (sometimes spelled Farooq). He is currently signed with WWE, working in their Legends program. In WCW, he was a one time World Heavyweight Champion; as the first of two African Americans to win the title, he is recognized by WWE as the first Black heavyweight world champion in professional wrestling history. He was also a one time World Tag Team Champion with Butch Reed and a one time United States Tag Team Champion with Big Josh. In the WWF, he was a three time Tag Team Champion with Bradshaw as one half of the Acolytes Protection Agency. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2012. Prior to becoming a professional wrestler, Simmons was an American college and professional football player who was a defensive tackle in the National Football League, Canadian Football League and United States Football League for four seasons during the 1980s. He played college football for Florida State University, and was recognized as an All-American. He played professionally for the NFL's Cleveland Browns, the CFL's Ottawa Rough Riders and the USFL's Tampa Bay Bandits.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Perry, Georgia, USA
    Birthday
    5/15/1958
WCW Starrcade
WCW Starrcade
5
ECW Fan Cam: April 15, 1995
0
WWE King of the Ring 1997
WWE King of the Ring 1997
0
WCW Halloween Havoc '91
WCW Halloween Havoc '91
6
ECW November to Remember 1994
ECW November to Remember 1994
7.5
AAW Legacy
AAW Legacy
0
WWE Hall Of Fame 2012
WWE Hall Of Fame 2012
8.5
WCW Halloween Havoc
WCW Halloween Havoc
10
WWE In Your House 15: A Cold Day in Hell
WWE In Your House 15: A Cold Day in Hell
5
WCW Capital Combat: The Return of RoboCop
WCW Capital Combat: The Return of RoboCop
5.9
1997: Dawn of the Attitude
1997: Dawn of the Attitude
10
WCW Halloween Havoc '90
WCW Halloween Havoc '90
8
WCW Great American Bash '90: New Revolution
WCW Great American Bash '90: New Revolution
0
WCW Clash of The Champions XI: Coastal Crush
0
WCW Clash of The Champions XIII: Thanksgiving Thunder
WCW Clash of The Champions XIII: Thanksgiving Thunder
0
WCW Clash of The Champions XIV: Dixie Dynamite
WCW Clash of The Champions XIV: Dixie Dynamite
0
WWE Royal Rumble 1997
WWE Royal Rumble 1997
7.3
WWE: Falls Count Anywhere: The Greatest Street Fights and Other Out of Control Matches
8
WCW Clash of The Champions XVIII
WCW Clash of The Champions XVIII
0
WWE Royal Rumble 2000
WWE Royal Rumble 2000
6.8
WWE No Mercy 1999
WWE No Mercy 1999
8
WWE WrestleMania 13
WWE WrestleMania 13
7.4
WCW SuperBrawl: Return from The Rising Sun
WCW SuperBrawl: Return from The Rising Sun
0
WCW Starrcade '90: Collision Course
WCW Starrcade '90: Collision Course
8.5
Best Of Raw • Volume One
Best Of Raw • Volume One
0
Best Of Raw • Volume Six
Best Of Raw • Volume Six
0
ECW - Unreleased Vol. 3
ECW - Unreleased Vol. 3
9.2
WCW Clash of The Champions IV: Season's Beatings
WCW Clash of The Champions IV: Season's Beatings
0
WCW Clash of The Champions X: Texas Shootout
WCW Clash of The Champions X: Texas Shootout
0
WCW Clash of The Champions XXI
WCW Clash of The Champions XXI
0
WWE In Your House 13: Final Four
WWE In Your House 13: Final Four
8
WCW Halloween Havoc '89
WCW Halloween Havoc '89
6.7
WCW Starrcade '89: Future Shock
WCW Starrcade '89: Future Shock
7.4
WCW WrestleWar 1991
WCW WrestleWar 1991
10
WWF Fully Loaded 2000
WWF Fully Loaded 2000
8.6
WWE Rebellion 2002
WWE Rebellion 2002
7.2
WWE: The Best of Sting
WWE: The Best of Sting
7.7
WCW Clash of The Champions XVI: Fall Brawl '91
WCW Clash of The Champions XVI: Fall Brawl '91
0
WWE Hall of Fame 2023
WWE Hall of Fame 2023
8.5
Straight Outta Dudleyville: The Legacy of the Dudley Boyz
Straight Outta Dudleyville: The Legacy of the Dudley Boyz
5.4
WWE No Way Out 2004
WWE No Way Out 2004
8.1
WWE Survivor Series 1997
WWE Survivor Series 1997
8.8
WWE Over the Edge: In Your House
WWE Over the Edge: In Your House
9
WWE Over the Edge
WWE Over the Edge
7
WWE Rebellion 1999
WWE Rebellion 1999
6
ECW 3-Way Dance
ECW 3-Way Dance
6
WCW Clash of The Champions XX: 20th Anniversary
WCW Clash of The Champions XX: 20th Anniversary
0
ECW Hostile City Showdown 1995
ECW Hostile City Showdown 1995
0
WWE Tribute to the Troops 2003
0
WWE No Mercy (UK) 1999
WWE No Mercy (UK) 1999
6
WWE: The History Of The World Heavyweight Championship
WWE: The History Of The World Heavyweight Championship
5.3
WWE Ground Zero: In Your House
WWE Ground Zero: In Your House
10
WWE Survivor Series 1996
WWE Survivor Series 1996
7.3
WWE No Mercy 2003
WWE No Mercy 2003
8.2
WCW/New Japan Supershow III
WCW/New Japan Supershow III
10
WWE Badd Blood: In Your House
WWE Badd Blood: In Your House
7.1
WWE Rebellion 2001
WWE Rebellion 2001
6.5
WWE WrestleMania XX
WWE WrestleMania XX
8.5
WWE Royal Rumble 2001
WWE Royal Rumble 2001
7.5
WWE Unforgiven: In Your House
WWE Unforgiven: In Your House
9.3
WWE Fully Loaded 1999
WWE Fully Loaded 1999
8
WWE No Way Out of Texas: In Your House
WWE No Way Out of Texas: In Your House
7.1
WCW SuperBrawl II
WCW SuperBrawl II
0
WCW Clash of The Champions XXVI
WCW Clash of The Champions XXVI
0
WWE Unforgiven 1999
WWE Unforgiven 1999
8
WWE Backlash: In Your House
WWE Backlash: In Your House
10
WWE No Mercy 2000
WWE No Mercy 2000
6
WCW Clash of The Champions XXIII
WCW Clash of The Champions XXIII
0
WWE Fully Loaded: In Your House
WWE Fully Loaded: In Your House
9
WWE SummerSlam 1999
WWE SummerSlam 1999
7.2
WWE Judgment Day 2001
WWE Judgment Day 2001
6.5
WWE Vengeance 2003
WWE Vengeance 2003
8.7
WCW Beach Blast
WCW Beach Blast
0
WCW Clash of The Champions IX: New York Knockout
WCW Clash of The Champions IX: New York Knockout
0
WWE In Your House 14: Revenge of the Taker
WWE In Your House 14: Revenge of the Taker
0
WWE SummerSlam 2001
WWE SummerSlam 2001
8.4
Big Time Wrestling - Return of The Dragon
Big Time Wrestling - Return of The Dragon
0
WWE Wrestlemania X8
WWE Wrestlemania X8
8.1
WWE Backlash 2000
WWE Backlash 2000
7.5
WWE Backlash 2002
WWE Backlash 2002
5.8
WCW Battle Bowl
WCW Battle Bowl
0
WWE InVasion
WWE InVasion
7.6
WCW Beach Blast 1993
WCW Beach Blast 1993
0
WWE Unforgiven 2000
WWE Unforgiven 2000
7.2
WWE WrestleMania X-Seven
WWE WrestleMania X-Seven
8.7
WCW The Great American Bash 1991
WCW The Great American Bash 1991
10
The Third Annual NWA Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament
0
WWE D-Generation X: In Your House
WWE D-Generation X: In Your House
7.8
WWE No Way Out 2002
WWE No Way Out 2002
6
WCW Wrestle War: WarGames
WCW Wrestle War: WarGames
0
WWE Armageddon 1999
WWE Armageddon 1999
8
WWE WrestleMania 2000
WWE WrestleMania 2000
7.6
WWE WrestleMania XV
WWE WrestleMania XV
7.3
WWE Royal Rumble 1998
WWE Royal Rumble 1998
6.7
WWE Survivor Series 2006
WWE Survivor Series 2006
7.1
NWA The Great American Bash '89: The Glory Days
NWA The Great American Bash '89: The Glory Days
8.5
WWE WrestleMania XIV
WWE WrestleMania XIV
7.6
WWE Royal Rumble 2002
WWE Royal Rumble 2002
7.2
WWE: Attitude Era: Vol. 2
WWE: Attitude Era: Vol. 2
9
WCW Starrcade 1991
WCW Starrcade 1991
0
WWE No Way Out 2000
WWE No Way Out 2000
7.3
WWE Armageddon 2000
WWE Armageddon 2000
7.6
WWE Survivor Series 1999
WWE Survivor Series 1999
8.5
WWE Survivor Series 2001
WWE Survivor Series 2001
6.5
WWE Royal Rumble 2007
WWE Royal Rumble 2007
8.1
WWE WrestleMania 35
WWE WrestleMania 35
7.5
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