James Edward Duggan, Jr., better known by his ring name "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, is an American professional wrestler. He is signed with WWE in a WWE Legends contract. He is best regarded as of an American patriot, which sees him use a 2x4 length of wood as a weapon, the battle cry "Hooo!" and The United States of America cheer (USA). Hacksaw Duggan is a survivor of kidney cancer, an illness he was diagnosed with during his time with his early wrestling career, and later. Hacksaw Duggan has claimed to have wrestled in all 50 American states and in Australia, Austria, the Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, France, Germany, Guam, Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Poland, Spain, and including Switzerland. In WWE, Hacksaw Duggan was the winner of the first ever WWF Royal Rumble match in 1988. Hacksaw Duggan and his wife Debra Duggan have two daughters, Celia and Rebecca. He is a close friend of Willie Robertson who owns the Duck Commanders. In 1987, Hacksaw Duggan and the Iron Sheik were pulled over by the New Jersey State Police before a wrestling event, suspecting Hacksaw Duggan of driving under the influence. (DUI). After a search of the vehicle and the wrestlers, the New Jersey State Police discovered that Hacksaw Duggan was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol, while the Shiek was high on cocaine. Small amounts of cocaine were also found inside the vehicle. Hacksaw Duggan received a conditional release while the Shiek was placed on probation for over a year. The scandal that erupted after two in ring enemies were found drinking and doing drugs together led to the end of the angle, the Sheik's release, and Hacksaw Duggan's temporary departure from the WWF. Hacksaw Duggan soon returned to wrestling. On September 7, 1998, Hacksaw Duggan announced live on WCW Monday Nitro that he was diagnosed with kidney cancer. He underwent successful surgery, and because of the cancer was detected very early, no chemotherapy had been needed. He wouldn't wrestle again until April 1999. In November 2013 Hacksaw Duggan started an IndieGoGo campaign to cover the cost repairing his torn rotator cuff.