Virgil has revealed some additional health issues.
On April 16, Virgil, also known as Soul Train Jones in AEW, took to social media to announce that he's fighting an early stage of dementia. The doctors also told him he has suffered two massive strokes in recent months.
In an update posted to Twitter, Virgil shared that he has been diagnosed with Stage II Colon Cancer.
It’s really shitty right now. Too make things worse I know have stage 2 colon cancer. I am a fighter but need your help. I cannot afford any of the medical bills and would love your support. https://t.co/PG7VkpQWxP love you guys pic.twitter.com/6EF1YzT7Ai— Virgil (@TheRealVirgil) May 14, 2022
Virgil is best known for his time in WWE during the late 80s and early 90s as Ted DiBiase's personal bodyguard. During that time he would also hold the Million Dollar Championship. He would move to WCW in 1996 and eventually became a member of nWo Hollywood.
On behalf of Fightful, we'd like to wish Virgil all the best in his fight against cancer.