25 Facts About Ahmed Johnson


Ahmed Johnson is best known for his appearances with the professional wrestling promotion World Wrestling Federation from 1995 to 1998, under the ring name Ahmed Johnson.


Ahmed Johnson was one of the most prominent stars in the WWF in the early Attitude Era.


Ahmed Johnson headlined the In Your House 9: International Incident pay-per-view event.


Ahmed Johnson endured a harsh childhood, where his father abused his mother regularly and abused him as well if he intervened, he states.


Ahmed Johnson toured Japan that year with Big Japan Pro Wrestling.


Ahmed Johnson's televised debut came on the October 23,1995, episode of Raw.


Ahmed Johnson made his pay-per-view debut at Survivor Series, as the team of Razor Ramon, Yokozuna, Owen Hart, and Dean Douglas took on the team of Johnson, Shawn Michaels, Sid, and The British Bulldog.


At the 1996 Royal Rumble, Ahmed Johnson defeated Jarrett by disqualification after Jarrett struck him with a guitar.


At King of the Ring, Ahmed Johnson defeated Goldust to win the Intercontinental Championship.


Ahmed Johnson was paired on-screen with Shawn Michaels in several tag team matches and often helped Michaels against Jim Cornette and his men, known as Camp Cornette.


However, Ahmed Johnson was diagnosed with legit kidney problems, and was forced to miss both SummerSlam and his scheduled WWF Championship match the following night.


Ahmed Johnson returned later in 1996 to enter a feud with Faarooq.


Finally, the two had an encounter at Royal Rumble 1997, where Ahmed Johnson won by disqualification.


Ahmed Johnson began teaming with Legion of Doom and the three fought the entire Nation at WrestleMania 13 in a Chicago Street Fight.


In June 1997, Ahmed Johnson turned on WWF Champion The Undertaker and joined the New Nation, with Kama Mustafa, D'Lo Brown, and Faarooq.


Ahmed Johnson was injured soon after this; he was scheduled to face Undertaker at Canadian Stampede for the WWF Title, but was plagued by injuries and was replaced by Vader.


The Nation turned on him after he recovered and returned in August 1997, replacing him with Rocky Maivia, which resulted in Ahmed Johnson turning face once more.


Ahmed Johnson restarted his feud with the Nation, and would reunite with the Legion of Doom as well as join forces with Ken Shamrock during the feud.


Ahmed Johnson knew his sister watched WWF each week and didn't want her to have the image of her brother being beaten and dragged by the neck while she was gravely ill.


Ahmed Johnson then met with Vince McMahon and told him he "had some things to deal with" and immediately left WWF and flew to Florida, where his sister died the following week.


Ahmed Johnson has stated subsequently that he did not tell WWF management the reason for his departure at the time because he "didn't like to burden people with his problems" and didn't want to give the impression that he was "telling them something for sympathy".


Ahmed Johnson gained a massive amount of weight at this time, and was aptly named Big T Ahmed Johnson interfered in a match between Harlem Heat tag team partners and real-life brothers, Booker T and Stevie Ray.


Ahmed Johnson was released by WCW shortly afterwards due to ongoing weight issues.


Ahmed Johnson wrestled his final match in 2003 in a tag team match for Maximum Pro Wrestling, teaming with Monty Brown in a losing effort against Sabu and Gangrel.


Ahmed Johnson was a playable character in the video games WWF In Your House and WWF War Zone.