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5 Things You Didn’t Know About 24/7 Champion R-Truth



R-Truth has definitely chalked up a WWE Hall of Fame worthy career. He has stayed in WWE for a long time, and even at the ripe age of 47, is going strong in WWE.

R-Truth is currently the 24/7 champion, and has arguably been the most entertaining part of WWE programming for the past few months. Ever since the title was introduced by Mick Foley last month, R-Truth has gone to win the championship nine times.

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R-Truth has won the title 20,000 feet above the ground, at a golf course, at a fellow wrestler’s wedding and even under the ring on SmackDown Live! R-Truth has taken a goofy character and made it worthwhile during the last few years.

Although R-Truth has become a prominent figure in WWE programming today, he has been in the industry for a long time. We look at five things that you may not know about the “7/11 European” champion R-Truth.

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5. He was a World Heavyweight Champion in TNA

R-Truth was the first African American NWA champion

TNA came to the fore in 2002 after WCW went out of business. Several wrestlers from WCW who did not sign with WWE joined the new promotion, which was meant to serve as a rival for WWE.

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R-Truth was one of the first members of the roster, and went on to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship defeating MMA superstar Ken Shamrock. R-Truth was known as Ron “The Truth” Killings at this time, and defended his title against several high quality opponents before losing it to TNA owner, Jeff Jarrett.

R-Truth is the only African American to has ever held the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, one of the most prestigious championships in wrestling industry.

R-Truth stayed in TNA for five years before leaving to join WWE in 2008.

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