Wrestling Vignette of the Week: The One Man Gang Becomes Akeem

Published On May 16, 2016 | Wrestling News

We’re starting a new feature here on BDARadio.com, it’s the Wrestling Vignette of the week. Over the course of televised pro wrestling  history there have been so many Stars introduced through the magic of vignettes. These videos were intended to give you an idea of who this new wrestler was before he or she debuted in the ring. Ted Dibiase, Razor Ramon, Kofi Kingston and even now Primo & Epico have received the vignette treatment. Some are good, some are bad, most are highly entertaining.

This week we take a look at one that is truly epic. The One Man Gang was a near seven foot, over 400 lbs and looked like the type of guy you didn’t want to run into in a dark ally. A super-sized, bad-ass biker with a mohawk and a very bad attitude, The One Man Gang was a wrecking machine. Apparently someone in WWE creative (probably Vince McMahon) thought it would be a good idea to turn this monster in to a bit of a comedy act. Akeem The African Dream was a play on The American Dream Dusty Rhodes, but with way more mild racism. Take a look at this beauty and behold the birth of Akeem.

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