Welcome to Crossbody of Work, a show where we break down a wrestler’s career through five of their biggest matches. 

This week, we’re looking at the career of Ron Simmons. Known as Faarooq in WWE, we take a look at Simmons’ career from his time in WCW and his WCW Championship win to his time as one-half of the Acolytes alongside Bradshaw. Watch the matches, listen to the promos, and follow along with Evan & Javier as they break down Simmons’ legendary career.

During the episode, Evan & Javier talk about:

  • How Arn Anderson looked like Scott Dawson
  • The carnage that was the Wrestlemania 13 Chicago Street Fight
  • Why Faarooq should have won the WWF Championship

And a lot more.

Listen to the podcast here, and check the matches and the promo below:

Match One:

Doom (Butch Reed & Ron Simmons) (c) vs Arn Anderson & Barry Windham – Street Fight for the NWA World Tag Team Championships – Starrcade 1990
Link to the match here.

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Match Two:

Ron Simmons vs Vader (c) – WCW Championship – August 2, 1992
Link to the match here.

Match Three:

Nation of Domination (Ron Simmons, Savio Vega, & Crush) vs Legion of Doom & Ahmed Johnson – Chicago Street Fight – Wrestlemania 13
Link to the match here.

Match Four:

Faarooq vs Undertaker – WWF Championship – King of the Ring 1997
Link to the match here.

Promo:

Faarooq calls out The Rock:

Match Five:

The Acolytes (Faarooq & Bradshaw) vs The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff) & Michael Hayes (c) – WWF Tag Team Championships – Fully Loaded 1999
Link to the match here.

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