San Antonio, TX
Feds worked for: NWA
, Southwest Championship Wrestling (TX), Hawaii
Running Bulldog, Airplane Spin
as Champion (2x)
-NWA Hawaii Tag Team Champion (2x; w/ James Blears)
Nick Bockwinkel, James Blears
-Born in Haskell, OK
-Father of pro wrestler Tully Blanchard
-1950 NCAA Big 7 Champion. He defeated Mike DiBiase
for that title.
-Promoter and Co-Owner of Southwest Championship Wrestling based in Texas. Sometimes served as an on-air interviewer in this fed.
-Served as on-air president of AWA during the end of its national run
-Appeared in the movie "The Inspector General" along with Danny McShain
-Inducted into the 2010 NWA Hall of Heroes
-Passed away on March 22, 2012 at the age of 83. He had been in hospice care for a little over a year after being diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma.