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By Mike Johnson on 11/28/2017 10:43 PM

1st Ever African American World Champion Headlines CWE's Legends Con.






You have patiently waited and now you can know that CWE's Legends Of Wrestling & Professional Sports Convention on February 24th in Winnipeg, Manitoba will be headlined by pro wrestling AND pro football icon Ron Simmons!


It is with great honor and pride CWE hosts one of the biggest and most inspirational names in the history of the business and hands down one of the biggest stars to ever appear for Canadian Wrestling's Elite.


Regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of Florida State University and recognized as an All American while in college Ron Simmons would go on to play in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns, in the CFL for the Ottawa Rough Riders, and in the United States Football League for the Tampa Bay Bandits before entering the wrestling business under the training of legendary trainer Hiro Matsuda 


Ron Simmons would be begin his national career in Jim Crockett Promotions in 1987 and quickly became a can't miss prospect for the organization. In 1989 the world would see the dark side of Ron Simmons as he formed the infamous tag team DOOM with Butch Reed. The duo would go on to capture the NWA World Tag Team Titles and held them for 9 months defeating teams like the Rock N' Roll Express, The Steiner Brothers, and The Horseman.


The team of Ron Simmons and Butch Reed solidified their names in history officially being recognized as the first ever holders of the WCW World Tag Team Titles in 1991.


1992 would be the year that would set the stage for Ron Simmons being a headline competitor the remainder of his career as he made unprecedented history by becoming the first ever African American World Champion when he defeated Vader to become the WCW World Champion which he held for 5 months.


In something a lot of people aren't overly familiar with Ron Simmons would spend time competing in Extreme Champion Wrestling in 1994 & 1995 between his long tenures in WCW and the WWF.


In July of 1996 Ron Simmons would debut for the World Wrestling Federation under the name Faarooq Asaad with Sunny as his manager. Faarooq would instantly enter himself into a very memorable feud with Ahmed Johnson that caused Johnson to forfeit the Intercontinental Championship.


It wasn't long after Faarooq would head up the now iconic Nation Of Domination super group that would become of the most hated and memorable groups of the 90s. The Nation Of Domination originally managed by Clarence Mason would begin with Crush and Savio Vega and eventually transition to members such Mark Henry, D-Lo Brown, The Godfather, Owen Hart, and of course The Rock whose role in The Nation arguably saved his career and led him to become the mega star he was destined to be.


After his time The Nation was through he would form The Acolytes with Bradshaw and become of the most dominant and feared teams in the history of professional wrestling. The Acolytes would be a featured act in The Undertaker's Ministry Of Darkness.


Once The Ministry Of Darkness disbanded The Acolytes would morph into what would could be considered their most successful, memorable, and popular run when they became The APA, The Acolytes Protection Agency. Faarooq & Bradshaw would hold the WWE World Tag Team Titles on 3 occasions.


Ron Simmons was inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame in 2012.



Be there live in Winnipeg on February 24th to shake the hand of a man who single handily changed professional wrestling history!



Autograph Photo/Signed Personalized Item- $45

Photo Op- $45

Autograph/Photo Combo- $80


Event information is as followed,


Saturday February 24th- Winnipeg, MB
Location: CanAd Inns Garden City (2100 McPhillips St.)
Time: Convention 10am-6pm, Live Event Doors Open 6pm, Bell Time 7pm
Convention Tickets: $13 in advance, $15 at the door.

Live Event Tickets: $17 in advance, $20 at the door.

*Please note that the convention legends will NOT be available for autographs & photos at the live event & only at the convention portion.
Advance Tickets Available at: Punjab Grocery & Convenience (668 Sheppard St.), Blade Hair Design (3-1341 Henderson Hwy), Video 1001 (576 Mountain Ave), Papa Murphy's (335 Dakota St.)
Purchase tickets online at



This event will offer a very special "Super Ticket" opportunity that will allow a maximum 150 ticket buyers the opportunity to purchase a "Super Ticket" for $150 for special VIP Access that includes,


*FREE Convention Entry

*FREE Live Event Entry

*First Priority VIP Entry & Seating When Doors Open To The Live Event

*FREE Photo Opportunity/Signed Item From ALL 9 Official Convention Guests

*Skip The Line VIP Access For ALL 9 Official Convention Guests

*FREE Entry To ALL 6 Official Convention Guest Q & A sessions.



Vendor Space Is Available But Extremely Limited. Vendor Pricing,


$150 for 1 Table

$250 for 2 Tables

$325 for 3 Tables

$50 for every additional table



For more information on becoming an official sponsor and/or vendor for the event contact


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