National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Inductee: Jim Duggan

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Jim Duggan has a distinguished wrestling career that includes the first Royal Rumble win in the WWF
(now WWE) in 1998, the WCW U.S. Champion 1994, and the WCW World Television Championship in 2000. He won titles in various other associations as well. Known as “Hacksaw,” Duggan would carry a 2 x 4 piece of wood into the ring during his matches.

Duggan, a survivor of kidney cancer, has also had success outside the ring. He has worked with a variety of charities including the Children’s Home Society for underprivileged children, Shiners International, Make-A-Wish, and the Special Olympics. For the past eight years he has participated in the Variety Kids Telethon.