TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… AUGUST 2nd: Ron Simmons makes history — The Gorilla Position

DATELINE: AUGUST 2, 1992 – BALTIMORE, MD Ron Simmons defeats Big Van Vader to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship. Simmons became the first African-American to hold a major world title in wrestling. Simmons’ victory would be aired two weeks later on August 16th. He would go on to reign as the titleholder for a…

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