Blackjack Mulligan

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Robert Deroy Windham (November 25, 1942 – April 7, 2016), better known by his ring name Blackjack Mulligan, was an American professional wrestler, author, and American football player.wikipedia
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Barry Windham

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He was the father of wrestlers Barry and Kendall Windham, father-in-law of Mike Rotunda, and the maternal grandfather of Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas. He often teamed with West Texas stars Dusty Rhodes, Dick Murdoch, and his son Barry Windham.
Barry Clinton Windham (born July 4, 1960) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and the son of wrestler Blackjack Mulligan.

Kendall Windham

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He was the father of wrestlers Barry and Kendall Windham, father-in-law of Mike Rotunda, and the maternal grandfather of Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas.
He is the son of Blackjack Mulligan and the brother of Barry Windham.

Bray Wyatt

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He was the father of wrestlers Barry and Kendall Windham, father-in-law of Mike Rotunda, and the maternal grandfather of Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas.
Rotunda is a third-generation professional wrestler following in the footsteps of his grandfather Blackjack Mulligan, his father Mike Rotunda, and two of his uncles, Barry and Kendall Windham.

Bo Dallas

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He was the father of wrestlers Barry and Kendall Windham, father-in-law of Mike Rotunda, and the maternal grandfather of Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas.
Rotunda is a third generation professional wrestler; his grandfather Blackjack Mulligan, father Mike Rotunda(I.R.S.) and uncles Barry and Kendall Windham were all professional wrestlers.

Professional wrestling holds

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Mulligan donned black trunks, black hat, a black fingerless glove, and used the iron claw submission hold.
It was invented and used by Baron von Raschke as well as many members of the Von Erich family, and Blackjack Mulligan.

The Blackjacks

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Once he healed, Mulligan returned to the Midwest and tagged with Lanza to form The Blackjacks.
The team consisted of Blackjack Mulligan and Blackjack Lanza.

Pedro Morales

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Mulligan went on to great success in the Northeast and was an early challenger to newly crowned champion Pedro Morales.
Subsequently, a series of victories in tag team matches involving Blackjack Mulligan evolved into a feud of single encounters, in which Morales won half a dozen events, before scoring two more team victories along Moonson.

Ax (wrestler)

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In 1986, Mulligan wrestled under a mask as "Big Machine", part of a team with "The Giant Machine" (André the Giant) and "Super Machine" (Bill Eadie) collectively known as The Machines.
The Masked Superstar was 6' 3", weighed 300 lbs and created many mismatches due to his size, strength and quickness. He had many bouts with Mighty Igor, Paul Jones, Blackjack Mulligan, Wahoo McDaniel, Mr. Wrestling II, Stan Hansen and "Wildfire" Tommy Rich, and Dick Murdoch.

Bruno Sammartino

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Before he left to recover from his wound, Mulligan participated in a Madison Square Garden match against Bruno Sammartino, who was making his first appearance at the arena since the end of his nearly eight-year championship reign.
He also wrestled and defeated Blackjack Mulligan, Lord Alfred Hayes, Dick Murdoch, Kenji Shibuya, and "Crippler" Ray Stevens.

Wahoo McDaniel

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After football, at the urging of Wahoo McDaniel, Windham trained with Joe Blanchard in Corpus Christi, Texas and later with Verne Gagne and became a professional wrestler in the American Wrestling Association.
In 1993, he teamed with Jim Brunzell and Blackjack Mulligan against Don Muraco, Jimmy Snuka, and Dick Murdoch in a legends match at the inaugural Slamboree: A Legend's Reunion.

André the Giant

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Mulligan often battled André the Giant, feuding in many different regions in the early 1980s.
(Big Machine and Super Machine were the other members, (Hulk Hogan (as "Hulk Machine") and Roddy Piper (as "Piper Machine") were also one-time members).

Dusty Rhodes (wrestler)

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He often teamed with West Texas stars Dusty Rhodes, Dick Murdoch, and his son Barry Windham.

Mike Rotunda

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He was the father of wrestlers Barry and Kendall Windham, father-in-law of Mike Rotunda, and the maternal grandfather of Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas.
Rotunda is married to Stephanie Rotunda (née Windham), the daughter of wrestler Blackjack Mulligan, and sister of wrestlers Barry and Kendall Windham.

Jim Crockett Promotions

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Blackjack returned to singles wrestling in the Jim Crockett Promotions where he would go on to hold the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship and the Mid-Atlantic's version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship with Ric Flair.
In 1982, Crockett partnered with wrestlers Ric Flair and Blackjack Mulligan to start a secondary company out of Knoxville, Tennessee: Southern Championship Wrestling.

WWE Hall of Fame

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Mulligan and his Blackjacks partner, Jack Lanza were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 1, 2006 by their manager, Bobby Heenan.

Blackjack Lanza

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Lanza was one-half of the tag team The Blackjacks with Blackjack Mulligan in the American Wrestling Association (AWA) and World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF).

The Machines (professional wrestling)

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In 1986, Mulligan wrestled under a mask as "Big Machine", part of a team with "The Giant Machine" (André the Giant) and "Super Machine" (Bill Eadie) collectively known as The Machines.
One week later, Albano introduced a third Machine to the WWF: Big Machine, who was played by Blackjack Mulligan.

Ric Flair

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Blackjack returned to singles wrestling in the Jim Crockett Promotions where he would go on to hold the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship and the Mid-Atlantic's version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship with Ric Flair.

Dick Murdoch

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He often teamed with West Texas stars Dusty Rhodes, Dick Murdoch, and his son Barry Windham. Mulligan worked as a match booker and promoter all around the South, eventually co-owning the Amarillo, Texas-based Western States Sports promotion with Dick Murdoch after purchasing it from Dory and Terry Funk.

NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Florida version)

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Western States Sports

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Mulligan worked as a match booker and promoter all around the South, eventually co-owning the Amarillo, Texas-based Western States Sports promotion with Dick Murdoch after purchasing it from Dory and Terry Funk.
The Funk brothers sold the territory to wrestlers Blackjack Mulligan and Dick Murdoch for $20,000 USD.