Jim Ross announced on Twitter that WWE Hall of Famer “Blackjack Lanza” (real name John Lanza) has passed away at age 86.
Lanza was one half of the Blackjacks with the late “Blackjack Mulligan” (Bob Windham).
Lanza and Mulligan held the WWWF Tag Team Titles together. Lanza also held the AWA World Tag Team Titles with Bobby Duncum Sr.
From the entire staff at Wrestleview, we send our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Jack Lanza during this difficult and sad time.
Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H and WWE issued comments on the passing of Jack Lanza on Twitter, which you can see below.