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Tully Blanchard

Professional Wrestler
Born Jan 22, 1954

Tully Arthur Blanchard is a semi-retired second generation American professional wrestler. He is best known as an original member of the Four Horsemen. He worked for most of the major professional wrestling organizations in the United States: the National Wrestling Alliance, American Wrestling Association, World Championship Wrestling, and the World Wrestling Federation (now known as WWE).… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tully Blanchard.


1954 Birth Born on January 22, 1954.


1978 24 Years Old Blanchard was first married on May 7, 1978 to Elizabeth Diane Boyles in Bexar County, Texas. However, the marriage was brief and ended in divorce on June 30, 1980. Blanchard later married Courtney Shattuck. Together, they have 4 children: Taylor, Tanner, Tessa and Tally. They later divorced with Courtney remarrying another former wrestler, Magnum T.A., in March 2005. … Read More


1984 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Blanchard came to Jim Crockett, Jr.'s Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling in early 1984. … Read More
After Steamboat departed JCP for the WWF, Blanchard and Dusty Rhodes began a feud for the TV title. On March 16, 1985, Rhodes defeated Blanchard to win the NWA Television Championship, ending Blanchard's 353 day reign.
1986 - 1987 2 More Events
1988 34 Years Old 1 More Event
The new duo defeated Anderson and Blanchard on March 27, 1988 though they would lose the titles back to them a little more than a month later after Windham turned on Luger and became the newest Horsemen.
1989 35 Years Old The team defeated Demolition for the WWF Tag Team Championship on July 18, 1989 (aired July 29 on Saturday Night's Main Event), ending Demolition's historic first reign, but lost them back to Demolition on October 2, 1989 (aired November 4 on WWF Superstars of Wrestling). Blanchard and Anderson were planning a return to the NWA. As a result, the WWF pushed a break up angle between Heenan and the Brain Busters on the November 25, 1989 edition of Saturday Night's Main Event (taped October 31, 1989). … Read More
1990 36 Years Old 1 More Event
A few months later he would again negotiate with the NWA to rejoin the Horsemen in early 1990, but ultimately declined what he considered to be a very low offer (reportedly half of a previous verbal agreement).
1992 38 Years Old In 1992, Blanchard joined up with Providence Day School as an assistant coach. … Read More


1994 40 Years Old He wrestled infrequently throughout the 1990s, with his most notable matches being a bout with Terry Funk at Slamboree 1994 that ended in a double-disqualification, and a time-limit draw with then-Extreme Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Champion Shane Douglas in 1995.
1998 44 Years Old On September 12, 1998, Blanchard teamed up with fellow Four Horseman alumnus, Barry Windham, and defeated the Border Patrol to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles.
1999 45 Years Old He defeated Stan Lane at the Heroes of Wrestling PPV on October 10, 1999.


2005 - 2007 3 More Events
2008 54 Years Old 1 More Event
On the March 31, 2008 edition of WWE Raw, Blanchard reunited with Arn Anderson, J.J. Dillon, and Barry Windham to salute the recently retired Ric Flair.
2010 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010 Tully Blanchard joined International Network of Prison Ministries, where he serves on the Board of Advisers.
2012 58 Years Old …  On March 31st, 2012, Tully Blanchard was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as a member of the Four Horsemen. … Read More
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