Sports Blackjack Mulligan passes away

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    WWE is saddened by the news that Robert Windham, aka WWE Hall of Famer Blackjack Mulligan, has passed away at age 73.

    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 a U.S. Marine in Guam and played for the New York Jets before gaining fame in the ring. With his signature all-black gear — from 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.
     
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    My friend since 1976. A man among men. We drove 3000 miles a week for 8 years. TOUGH does not begin to define Jack Mulligan. He was the baddest of them all. I was honored to be joined by his eldest son Barry in the four horseman. If anyone ever deserved to be in the WWE HOF it was Jack. My condolences to the Mulligan/Windham/Rotunda families. His memory lives on as his grandsons Bray and Bo are tearing up the WWE as only the Windhams can! You will be missed Blackjack.
    -Ric Flair
     
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    I always get this guy confused with Blind Lemon Jefferson. But RIP.
     
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    The Iron Claw - I remember watching that and seeing a big X that sais "censored" across the screen when he used that move.
     
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    Flair was in his bulking cycle.
     
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    In wrestling years he was 245 years old.
     
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    1920s Blues singer. :D
     
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    Did he write any Zeppelin songs?
     
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    I remember those days of wrestling. Good old school stuff.
     
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    No. Tragically he died in 1929, 1.5 years before Zeppelin was formed.









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    Now I feel like starting a Scott Steiner thread. So many good quotes.
     
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    Damn he lived a long time for being a big dude