Connect with us

Photo Credit: WWE


WWE News

WWE Hall Of Famer Blackjack Lanza has passed away

We are sad to pass along the news (via Jim Ross’ Twitter account), that Jack Lanza, known to many wrestling fans as WWE Hall Of Famer Blackjack Lanza, has passed away at the age of 86.

Lanza was one-half of the legendary Blackjacks tag team with the late Blackjack Mulligan.

Lanza’s career started in the early 1960s and he wrestled for various promotions including the AWA before landing in the World Wide Wrestling Federation where he became a World Tag Team Champion with Mulligan.

Lanza retired in the mid-1980s and then worked behind-the-scenes for the WWF as a road agent and became one of Vince McMahon’s most trusted people backstage. He was inducted by longtime friend and manager Bobby Heenan into the WWE Hall Of Fame in 2006.

We send our condolences to Lanza’s friends and family.


Got a news tip? Send us an email at newstips@wrestlingnews.co
 Follow us at twitter.com/WrestlingNewsCo
 Follow us on facebook.com/WrestlingNewsCo





Comments




Follow @WrestlingNewsCo on Twitter

Follow WrestlingNews.co on Facebook

Follow WrestlingNews.co on Twitter

Subscribe to WrestlingNews.co on YouTube




Trending Wrestling News

To Top