1980s WWE wrestling star Tony Atlas is going viral this morning, after he posted a video showing himself being punched and stomped by an unknown White woman, Media Take Out has learned.
The wrestler posted a video where the nerdy looking woman punched Tony in the face – fifty times – while the African American wrestler laid on the ground and took it. After the woman punched Tony 50 Tims, she then stomped on his head ten more times.
After the wrestler, who is 68 years old, receive the 60 hits – he screamed out “Happy New Year.” Fans of Tony on Black Twitter are upset with the potentially racist messaging behind the post.
The woman in the video was not Tony’s wife Monika:
Tony is an American bodybuilder, powerlifter, and professional wrestler who has held multiple titles and championships in each sport. He is also known by his bodybuilding title, “Mr. USA” (a distinction he earned three times), the nom de guerre the “Black Superman”, as well as an alter ego named Saba Simba. He returned as an on screen manager for WWE, appearing on its now-defunct ECW brand. He re-signed with WWE in a legends deal in mid-2012.