WWF and NWA star who won multiple WWF World Tag Team Championships; named Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rookie of the Year in 1973.
He began his athlete career as a sprinter and rugby player, before beginning training with Wild Don Scott.
He retired in 1986, but quickly after became a road agent for the WWE.
He was born of Yugoslavian and Irish descent.
As a road agent he and teammate Rick Martel famously came to the defense of Jimmy Snuka in a 2007 fight.