In 2006, the pair was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by their manager, Bobby The Brain Heenan.
Reflect on the amazing life and career of one of sports-entertainment's most rough and rugged individuals, WWE Hall of Famer Blackjack Mulligan.
On April 7, 2016, Mulligan passed away.
WWE is saddened by the news that Robert Windham, aka WWE Hall of Famer Blackjack Mulligan, has passed away at age.Blackjack Lanza manhandles Bob Brown throughout this bout.Marine in Guam and played for the New York Jets before gaining fame in the ring.The duo won tandem titles across the country, including a reign as WWEs World Tag Team Champions in 1975, and made their mark as one of the most iconic duos of the 1970s.For more action visit.He received a push and went on to wrestle Pedro Morales and Bruno Sammartino.He then started teaming with Blackjack Lanza and formed The Blackjacks, who won the wwwf World Tag Team Championship in August 1975.With his signature all-black gear from juegos con dinero en billetes his cowboy hat to his leather glove and his thick western mustache, Mulligan cut the figure of a dangerous outlaw in the ring and proved every bit as treacherous with his feared iron claw hold.Starting off his career in the AWA as Big Bob Windham, Mulligan soon joined up with Blackjack Lanza to form The Blackjacks in WWE. .He moved to the World Wide Wrestling Federation in the early seventies and became the villain Blackjack Mulligan.Mulligan and his Blackjacks partner, Jack Lanza were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 1, 2006 by their manager, Bobby Heenan.Follow us on Twitter: m!/SonofMeanGene Watch Classic Wrestling OnDemand at m/ondemand/classicwrestling.At first Mulligan, donning black trunks, black hat, black glove, and using the iron claw submission hold.Considered to be one of the toughest competitors of his day only his rival Andre the Giant could overshadow the 6-foot-9, 345-pound stud from Eagle Pass, Texas Mulligan served as.S.In 1986, Mulligan wrestled under a mask as "Big Machine part of a team with "The Giant Machine" (André the Giant) and "Super Machine" (Demolition Ax) collectively known as The Machines.Today, his hard-hitting style can be seen in his grandsons, Bo Dallas and Bray Wyatt, the boys of Mulligans son-in-law, Mike Rotunda.
Mulligans career winded down in the late 80s, but his legacy continued on as his sons, Kendall Windham and WWE Hall of Famer Barry Windham, entered the ring.
WWE extends its sincerest condolences to Windhams family, friends and colleagues.