Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Barry Windham and the Family Business

Everywhere Barry Windham looks, he sees wrestlers.  His father is Blackjack Mulligan.  His brother is Kendall Windham.  His brother-in-law is Mike Rotunda.  Two nephews are wrestlers.
Windham has had a lengthy career, winning several tag team titles and various other titles, although never holding the Heavyweight title in any major organization.  Windham is one of those wrestlers who never quite put it all together (perhaps maybe a bit too injured), but still was always popular and successful.
Windham was also a member of the famed Four Horsemen.  Having met Ric Flair, Chris Benoit, Steve McMichael, Dean Malenko, Tully Blanchard, Lex Luger and Windham, I stand at 7 Four Horsemen.
Windham seemed to be really enjoying himself at the Wrestlers Reunion in 2005.  I think it was the first big reunion and many wrestlers enjoyed themselves fully.  Windham was gracious enough to the fans, but he seemed more interested in the other wrestlers.  I really can't blame him though.
Barry Windham and me in St. Petersburg, FL-January 2005.

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