In WCW, Ron Simmons was WCW World Heavyweight Champion; and as the first African American to win the title, he is recognized by WWE as the first black world champion in professional wrestling history. He was also a WCW World Tag Team Champion with Butch Reed and a WCW United States Tag Team Champion with Big Josh. In the WWF, he was a three-time WWF Tag Team Champion with Bradshaw as one half of the Acolytes Protection Agency. Simmons was a sporadic world title contender between ECW and the WWF and led the stable The Nation of Domination in the latter promotion. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2012.
Ron Simmons will be available for autographs and photos on Sunday, January 26th at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale.