McDaniel's in-ring career is truly legendary. As Tully Blanchard says,
"Some guys could draw money in their little area... But Wahoo
McDaniel was a star everywhere he went."
fans didn't see was his generosity. If you were a young wrestler and
struggling, you could always depend on Wahoo for a ride. He was
generous with his talent. He would show up early and work out with
young wrestlers. He was quick to recommend new talent. He would help
make a new star in the ring.
addition to his in-ring contributions, Wahoo McDaniel’s
behind-the-scenes influence as a booker, trainer, and talent scout has
helped shape the course that the wrestling industry has taken in the
past three decades. He is a legend. He is a champion.
is a multi-media tribute to the legendary career of Wahoo McDaniel.
McDaniel In Words
of the Tribe... Richard
Sullivan has created a fascinating timeline of Wahoo's career. Click
tough was Wahoo? Mark
Nulty gets first hand knowledge as to exactly how tough the Super Chief was. Click
McDaniel In Audio
special edition of Ringside Live. Wahoo is
remembered by Red Bastien, Joe Blanchard, Tully Blanchard, Jack
Brisco, Ivan Koloff, and Superstar Billy Graham. It is in Real
McDaniel talks about Johnny Valentine
In one of his final public interviews, Wahoo McDaniel pays his respects to his greatest opponent, the legendary
Johnny Valentine. This interview was taped May 4, 2001.
McDaniel In Video
McDaniel vs. Tully Blanchard
that put Southwest Championship Wrestling on the map was Wahoo McDaniel vs.
Tully Blanchard. Here is a look at the intensity and action.
McDaniel vs. Atushi Onita
Onita would gain fame in Japan as a hardcore wrestler. But early in his career,
he traveled to San Antonio for seasoning. Wahoo McDaniel gave him a taste of
what hardcore wrestling is all about.
intensity came across in the way he did television interviews. When he said that
someone was going to get a beating, the fans believed him and bought tickets.
Here he tells the fans in Charleston what's about to happen to Ivan Koloff and
Super Destroyer (Don Jardine) prior to a tag match with Paul Jones.
McDaniel In Pictures
best Wahoo McDaniel photopgraphs on the Internet are the Wahoo
McDaniel Photo Albums on one of the very best wrestling Web sites on the
net, the Mid-Atlantic
here to see this great collection of photos.
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