Today in History: Ron Simmons Defeats Big Van Vader to Become WCW World Heavyweaight Champion
Twenty-three years ago today, Ron Simmons became the first black man to ever hold a world heavyweight title in professional wrestling history. So when you're remembering Ron for the "DAMN!" and the APA, remember that he holds legendary black rasslin' status for much more than that.
I wrote more about this over on Complex.