Dory Funk Jr.

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Title History

  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Valentine (Febuary 11, 1965);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Karl and Kurt Von Brauner (June 18, 1968);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Infernos (October 17, 1968);
  • NWA World Heavyweight title defeating Gene Kiniski (Febuary 11, 1969);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Jack and Jerry Brisco (March 30, 1971);
  • NWA (JWA) International Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Antonio Inoki and Giant Baba (December 7, 1971);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Karl Von Steiger and Killer Karl Krupp (May 26, 1973);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Killer Karl Kox and Cyclon Negro (October 1973);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/ Ricky Romero defeating The Beast and Leo Burke (March, 1974);
  • NWA Missouri Heavyweight title defeating Harley Race (May 24, 1974);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/ Ricky Romero defeating Seigfried Steinke and Karl Von Steiger (November 1974);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/ Ray Candy defeating Interns (September 1975);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Heavyweight title defeating Super Destroyer (February 1976);
  • NWA (Amarillo) Brass Knuckles title defeating Dennis Stamp (September 1976);
  • NWA (Amarillo) Brass Knuckles title defeating Dennis Stamp (September 3, 1976);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Heavyweight title defeating Chavo Guerrero (January 14, 1977);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/ Super Destroyer defeating Swede Hansen and Rip Hawk (February 1977);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/ Super Destroyer defeating Swede Hansen and Rip Hawk (May 1977);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Heavyweight title defeating Cyclon Negro (September 1, 1977);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/ Larry Lane defeating Frank Morrell and Brute Bernard (February 2, 1978);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Jack and Jerry Brisco in a tournament (November 23, 1978);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Heavyweight title defeating Dick Murdoch (April 1979);
  • WWC World Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Invaders (April 6, 1979);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/ Larry Lane defeating Keith Hart and Leo Burke (July 6, 1979);
  • WWC World Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Invaders (December 22, 1979);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Twin Devils (February 1980);
  • SCW (Southwest) World Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk Awarded (August 1980);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Dusty Rhodes (November 4, 1980);
  • CWA (Memphis) World Heavyweight title defeating Billy Robinson (April 1981);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Barry Windham via forfeit (April 8, 1981);
  • NWA (All Japan) International Heavyweight title winning a tournament (April 30, 1981);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Charlie Cook (August 1981);
  • NWA Florida Television title defeating El Gran Apollo (September 7, 1981);
  • NWA (All Japan) International Heavyweight title defeating Bruiser Brody (November 1, 1981);
  • NWA Florida Television title defeating David Von Erich (1982);
  • NWA (Florida) North American Tag Team titles w/ Terry Funk defeating Jack and Jerry Brisco (January 9, 1982);
  • NWA (Florida) North American Tag Team titles w/ David Von Erich defeating Jack and Jerry Brisco (March 1982);
  • WWC Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Pierre Martel for vacant (August 14, 1982);
  • NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight title defeating Jack Brisco (January 23, 1983);
  • NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight title defeating Angelo Mosca Jr. (May 12, 1984);
  • WWC Universal Heavyweight title defeating Carlos Colon (Febuary 27, 1985);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Steve Keirn (November 7, 1997);
  • NWA North Florida Heavyweight title defeating Adam Windsor (January 18, 2004);
  • NWA South Georgia Heavyweight title defeating Dave Holiday (September 18, 2004);
  • BANG Wrestling Tag Team titles w/ Osamu Nishimura defeating Big Daddy and Lord of Discipline (May 26, 2005);
  • BANG Wrestling Television title defeating Great White Butcher (October 29, 2005);

Dory Funk Jr Career History

In The Beginning:

  • Dory Funk Jr. is the son of Dory Funk Sr. and the brother of Terry Funk.
  • Dory Funk Jr. was an all-star football player at the West Texas State University.

Amarillo:

  • 1963 – Dory Funk Jr. made his pro wrestling debut in the Amarillo, Texas territory booked by his father Dory Funk Sr.
  • July 3, 1963 – Amarillo: Lou Thesz defeated Dory Funk Jr. to retain the NWA Heavyweight Title in Dory’s first shot at the belt.

Vancouver:

  • January 20, 1964: Dory Funk Jr. and Dory Funk Sr. received a 1st round bye in the NWA Canadian Tag Title Tournament.
  • ~~~Dory Funk Jr. and Dory Funk Sr. defeated Billy Watson and Enrique Torres in the second round of a Tag Team Tournament.
  • ~~~Don Leo Jonathon and Kenji Shibuya defeated Dory Jr. and Dory Sr. in the Finals to win the NWA Canadian Tag Team titles.

Georgia:

  • February 11, 1969: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Gene Kiniski to win the NWA World Heavyweight title and held it for four years!
  • 1969: Dory Jr. and Terry Funk made their Atlanta TV debut defeating Los Toros (Cisco Grimaldo and Roberto Pico).
  • June 21, 1969: Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk defeated Los Toros (Pico and Grimaldo) on Atlanta Wrestling TV.
  • September 13, 1969: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Super Assailant # 2 (Efrain Martinez) on Atlanta Wrestling TV.

Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance:

  • November 28, 1969: The Giant Baba and Antonio Inoki vs. Dory Funk Jr. and Danny Hodge wrestled to a draw.
  • December 2, 1969: Dory Funk Jr. vs. Antonio Inoki ended in a 1-hour draw in a match for Funk’s NWA Heavyweight Title.
  • December 3, 1969: Dory Funk Jr. vs. The Giant Baba ended in a 1-hour draw in a match for Funk’s NWA Heavyweight Title.
  • 1970: Dory Funk Jr. vs. Antonio Inoki ended in a 1-hour draw in a match for Funk’s NWA Heavyweight Title.

United States:

  • January 9, 1970 (Kiel Auditorium): NWA World champion Dory Funk Jr. defeated Dick The Bruiser.
  • July 3, 1970 – Georgia Championship Wrestling: Homer O’ Dell and Buddy Colt defeated Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr.
  • ~~~This was a first round tag team match in a big tournament to crown new Georgia Tag Team Champions.
  • June 24, 1972 – WCCW Parade of Champions: NWA Champion Dory Funk Jr. vs. Fritz Von Erich ended in a time limit draw.
  • March 24, 1973: Harley Race defeated Dory Funk Jr to win the NWA World Heavyweight title.

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • October 9, 1973 – Sumo Hall Show: The Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. ended in a draw.
  • ~~~This match was for Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta’s NWA International Tag Team Titles.
  • December 11, 1975 – Budokan Hall Show: Giant Baba and The Destroyer defeated Dory Funk Jr. and Jumbo Tsuruta.

United States:

  • July 25, 1976 – Georgia Championship Wrestling: Jack Brisco vs. Dory Funk Jr. ended a time limit draw.
  • ~~~This was on the under card of a closed circuit TV airing of the historic Antonio Inoki vs. Muhammed Ali match.
  • August 2, 1976 – Memphis Wrestling: Jerry Lawler defeated Dory Funk Jr. to retain the Southern Heavyweight Title.
  • October 11, 1976 – Memphis Wrestling: Jerry Lawler defeated Dory Funk Jr. in a Texas Death Match.

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • December 15, 1977 – Sumo Hall: Terry and Dory Jr. beat Abdullah the Butcher and The Sheik to win the World Open Tag League.

Georgia Championship Wrestling:

  • November 23, 1978: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Klondike Bill and Haystacks Calhoun in the first round of a tournament.
  • November 23, 1978: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Tommy Rich and Rick Martel in the 2nd round of a tag team tournament.
  • November 23, 1978: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Dusty Rhodes and Dick Slater in the 3rd round of a tag team tournament.
  • November 23, 1978: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Jack and Jerry Brisco in the Finals of a big tag team tournament.

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • December 9, 1978 – Sumo Hall Show: Abdullah the Butcher and The Sheik defeated Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. by DQ.
  • 1978 – All Japan Real World Tag League: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. finish in third place.
  • December 13, 1979 – Sumo Hall Show: Terry and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Abdullah and The Sheik to win the Real World Tag League.

United States:

  • June 22, 1980: Dory Funk Jr. and Andre The Giant and Brian Blair beat James J. Dillon and The Spoiler and Skandor Akbar in Tulsa, OK.
  • July 4, 1980 – Championship Wrestling from Florida: Dusty Rhodes and Bugsy McGraw defeated Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr.
  • ~~~This was the final match of a big tag team tournament to crown brand new United States Tag Team Champions.
  • November 7, 1980 – St. Louis Wrestling’s WWF/NWA Title Unification: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Baron Von Raschke.

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • December 11, 1980 – Sumo Hall: Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta beat Terry and Dory Funk Jr. to win the Real World Tag League.

Memphis:

  • April 6, 1981 – Memphis Wrestling: Jerry Lawler and Plowboy Frazier beat Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. in a Texas Death Match.
  • May 11, 1981 – Memphis Wrestling: Jerry “The King” Lawler defeated Dory Funk Jr. by Disqualification.

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • October 9, 1981 – Sumo Hall: Bruiser Brody defeated Dory Funk Jr. by DQ to win the NWA International Heavyweight Title.
  • December 13, 1981 – Sumo Hall: Bruiser Brody and Jimmy Snuka beat Terry and Dory Funk Jr. to win the Real World Tag League.
  • December 13, 1982 – Sumo Hall: Terry and Dory Funk Jr. beat Stan Hansen and Bruiser Brody to win the Real World Tag League.
  • August 13, 1983 – AJPW, Terry Funk Retirement Show: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Stan Hansen and Terry Gordy.

World Wrestling Council:

  • September 17, 1983 – WWC 10th Anniversary Show: Meng defeated Dory Funk Jr. to retain the Puerto Rican Title.

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • December 12, 1983 – Sumo Hall Show: The Giant Baba and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Tiger Jeet Singh and Professor Ito.
  • 1983 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: The Giant Baba and Dory Funk Jr. came in second place.
  • 1984 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. came in third place.
  • August 31, 1985 – Sumo Hall Show: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Riki Choshu and Yoshiaki Yatsu.
  • October 21, 1985 – Sumo Hall: Tiger Mask II and The Funks beat Chavo Guerrero Sr. and Terry Gordy and Billy Robinson.
  • December 12, 1985 – Budokan Hall: Jumbo Tsuruta and Genricho Tenryu defeated The Giant Baba and Dory Funk Jr.
  • 1985 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: The Giant Baba and Dory Funk Jr. came in fourth place.

World Wrestling Federation:

  • April 7, 1986 – Wrestlemania II: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. (as Hoss Funk) defeated Junk Yard Dog and Tito Santana.
  • May 1, 1986 – Saturday Night’s Main Event: Hulk Hogan and Junk Yard Dog defeated Terry Funk and Hoss “Dory” Funk.
  • August 28, 1986 – The Big Event: The Killer Bees (Brian Blair and Jim Brunzel) defeated Dory Funk and Jimmy Jack Funk.
  • August 29, 1986 – Sam Muchnik Tournament: Pedro Morales defeated Dory Funk Jr. in the first round of the tournament.

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • October 21, 1986 – Sumo Hall Show: Yoshiaki Yatsu and Animal Hamiguchi defeated Dory Funk Jr. and Mr. Olympia.
  • December 12, 1986 – Budokan Hall: Riki Choshu and Yoshiaki Yatsu vs. Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. (Double Countout).
  • 1986 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. came in third place.
  • July 31, 1987 – NWA Great American Bas: Kevin Sullivan defeated Dory Funk Jr. in a Texas Death Match.
  • December 11, 1987 – Budokan Hall Show: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Chris and Mark Youngblood
  • 1987 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. came in second place.
  • April 11, 1988 – Memphis Wrestling: Jerry “The King” Lawler defeated Dory Funk Jr. by Countout.
  • December 7, 1990 – Budokan Hall: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Abdullah the Butcher and Giant Kimala II.
  • 1990 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. came in fourth place.
  • April 18, 1991 – Budokan Hall: Dory Funk Jr. and Doug Furnas defeated Cactus Jack and Texas Terminator Hoss.
  • December 6, 1991 – Budokan Hall Show: Dory Funk Jr. and Al Perez defeated Dan Kroffat and Doug Furnas.
  • 1991 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: Dory Funk Jr. and Al Perez came in seventh place.
  • March 4, 1992 – Budokan Hall: Giant Baba/Andre the Giant/Dory Funk beat Toshiaki Kawada/Kenta Kobashi/Tsuyoshi Kikuchi.
  • October 21, 1992 – Budokan Hall: Jumbo Tsuruta/Andre the Giant/Terry Gordy beat Dory Funk/The Giant Baba/Stan Hansen.
  • December 4, 1992 – Budokan Hall Show: Takao Omori and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Yoshinori Ogawa and Mighty Inoue.
  • 1992 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: Dory Funk Jr. and Tsuyoshi Kikuchi came in tenth place.
  • February 28, 1993 – Budokan Hall Show: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Kurt Beyer (aka The Destroyer).
  • May 23, 1993 – WCW Slamboree: Dory Funk Jr. w/ Gene Kiniski vs. Nick Bockwinkel w/ Verne Gagne was a draw.
  • October 23, 1993 – Budokan Hall Show: Dory Funk Jr. and Tamon Honda defeated Joel Deaton and Kendall Windham.
  • December 3, 1993 – Budokan Hall: Abdullah/Tracy Smothers/Giant Kimala II beat Dory Funk/The Patriot/The Eagle.
  • March 5, 1994 – Budokan Hall Show: Al Perez and Barry Horowitz defeated Dory Funk Jr. and Masao Inoue.

Smokey Mountain Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling:

  • May 22, 1994 – Smokey Mountain Wrestling: Tracy Smothers defeated Dory Funk Jr.
  • June 24, 1994 – ECW Hostile City Showdown: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. wrestled The Public Enemy to a No Contest.
  • June 26, 1994 – ECW: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Dancin’ Stevie Richards and Hack Meyers.
  • June 26, 1994 – ECW: Terry Funk and Dory Funk and Tommy Dreamer defeated The Public Enemy and Hack Meyers.
  • July 1, 1994 – Smokey Mountain Wrestling: Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. defeated Steve and Scott Armstrong.
  • July 2, 1994 – Smokey Mountain Wrestling: Steve and Scott Armstrong defeated Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. by DQ.
  • July 15, 1994 – ECW: Terry Funk and Dory Funk and Tommy Dreamer defeated Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka and The Pitbulls.
  • July 16, 1994 – ECW: The Public Enemy defeated Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. in a No Ropes Barbed Wire match.
  • August 5, 1994 – SMW Night of Legends: Armstrong’s Team deated The Funk’s Team in a Coward Waves The Flag Match.
  • ~~~~~~~~Bob Armstrong and Tracy Smothers and Roadwarrior Hawk defeated Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. and Bruiser Bedlam.
  • August 6, 1994 – SMW Fire on the Mountain: Bob Armstrong’s Team deated The Funk’s Team in a Texas Death Match.
  • ~~~~~~~~Bob Armstrong and Tracy Smothers and Roadwarrior Hawk defeated Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. and Bruiser Bedlam.
  • September 23, 1994 – Extreme Championship Wrestling: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Dean Malenko.
  • September 24, 1994 – Extreme Championship Wrestling: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Curtis Hughes.

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • October 22, 1994 – Budokan Hall: The Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta and Dory Funk beat The Eagle and Johnny Smith, and Tom Zenk.
  • 1994 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: Dory Funk Jr. and Johnny Smith came in eighth place overall.
  • March 4, 1995 – Budokan Hall: The Eagle and The Falcon defeated Dory Funk Jr. and Satoru Asako in a tag team match.
  • October 25, 1995 – Budokan Hall: Abdullah the Butcher and Giant Kimala II defeated Dory Funk Jr. and The Mighty Inoue.
  • December 9, 1995 – Budokan Hall: Giant Baba and Stan Hansen and Dory Funk beat Takao Omori and Jun Akiyama and Ryukaku Izumida.
  • December 15, 1995 – Stampede Wrestling Stu Hart Memorial: Brian Pillman and Bruce Hart beat Terry Funk and Dory Funk by DQ.
  • 1995 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag League: Dory Funk Jr. and Masa Fuchi came in eighth place overall.
  • March 2, 1996 – Budokan Hall: Jumbo Tsuruta and Dory Funk and Rusher Kimura beat Ryukaku Izumida and Masao Inoue and Masa Fuchi.
  • October 18, 1996 – Sumo Hall: The Giant Baba and Dory Funk and Akria Taue beat Jumbo Tsuruta and Mitsuhara Misawa and Jun Akiyama.

United States:

  • April 12, 1997 – Eddie Gilbert Memorial Show: Dory Funk Jr. vs. NWA Champion Dan Severn ended in a Double Countout.
  • September 11, 1997 – Terry Funk’s Wrestlefest: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Rob Van Dam.
  • September 27, 1997 – ECW: Shane Douglas defeated Dory Funk Jr. to retain the ECW Heavyweight Title.

Semi-Retirement (Dory Funk’s BANG Wrestling):

  • Dory Funk Jr. was hired by the World Wrestling Federation to run wrestling camps for developmental wrestlers.
  • Dory Funk Jr. retired from active wrestling and living in Florida running a training school named the “Funkin’ Dojo”.
  • November 23, 2002 – BANG: Dory Funk and Windsor defeated Rainman and Murder One with the help from Terry Funk.
  • November 27, 2002 – NWA TNA: Dory Funk Jr. worked a “dark” match and gives an guest interview ON the PPV.
  • April 25, 2004 – Dory Funk’s BANG: David Flair defeated Dory Funk Jr.
  • May 9, 2004 – BANG: Dory Funk and Osamu Nishimura and Flex Cassidy beat New Strong Machine and Adam Windsor and Missy Hyatt.
  • August 29, 2004 – BANG: Adam Windsor defeated Dory Funk.
  • September 18, 2004 – Championship Wrestling: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Dave Holiday in a Tennessee.
  • October 3, 2004 – BANG: Dory Funk defeated Aric Dylan.
  • October 31, 2004 – BANG: Johnny Magnum and Flex Cassidy and Dory Funk beat Adam Windsor and Aric Dylan and Damien Steele.
  • ~~~LATER THAT NIGHT: The Claw (woman wrestler) defeated Adam Windsor with the help from Dory Funk.
  • November 25, 2004 – BANG: Aric Dylan defeated Dory Funk.
  • December 19, 2004 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Dory Funk and Joey Peterman and Bo beat Aric Dylan and Christian Bauer and Bam Bam Soaper.
  • January 16, 2005 – NWA Spinebuster: Dory Funk Jr. vs Tully Blanchard ended in a 30:00 draw watched by everyone backstage.
  • January 23, 2005 – BANG: Adam Windsor and Aric Dylan defeated Dory Funk and Jody Peterman to win the BANG Tag Team Titles.
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: America’s Most Wanted defeated Dory Funk and Terry Funk by DQ to retain the NWA Tag titles.
  • March 26, 2005 – BANG: Dory Funk decided to judge some of the matches in the show with Rob Van Dam and Johnny Magnum.
  • May 26, 2005 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Dory Funk and Osamu Nishimura beat Big Daddy and Lord of Discipline to win the Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~Dory Funk Jr. worked an angle with Jack Brisco with a 10-minute staredown, ending with Brisco challenging Dory to a match.
  • July 31, 2005 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Carlos and Eddie Colon defeated Dory Funk and Johnny Magnum to win TV Tag Team titles.
  • August 27, 2005 – WrestleReunion: Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane defeated Dory and Terry Funk and Mick Foley.
  • October 2, 2005 – WRESTLE-1 GP: Abdullah the Butcher and Giant Kimala defeated Dory Funk Jr. and Katsuhiko Nakajima.
  • October 29, 2005 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Great White Butcher to win the BANG Television title.
  • Dory and Marti Funk are officially writers for a PPV called Carmen Electra’s Naked Women’s Wrestling League starting in December.
  • February 4, 2006 – TNA Impact: Dory Funk Jr. made an appearing during a press conference to hype the NWA World title match.
  • March 5, 2006 – Legends PPV: Dory Funk Jr. and Mike Graham w/ Bruno Sammartino beat Tully Blanchard and David Flair w/ JJ Dillon.
  • May 28, 2005 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Dory Funk defeated Sabu by Disqualification when Sabu threw a fireball.
  • July 30, 2005 – Dory Funk’s BANG: America’s Most Wanted defeated Dory Funk and Jon Davis using the death sentence on Funk.
  • September 3, 2006 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Samoa Joe beat Dory Funk Jr. in a Lumberjack match when Blain Rage hit Funk with a chair!
  • November 5, 2006 – BANG: Dory Funk Jr. vs “Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels ended in a 20:00 draw in an Old School Rules match.
  • January 28, 2007 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Dory Funk Jr. and Shane Chung defeated Blain Rage and Chris Bowers.
  • February 25, 2007 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Scott D’Amore in 7 seconds to set a world’s record.
  • March 1, 2008 – AJPW: Dory Funk Jr. (Retirement Match) and Osamu Nishimura defeated Gen’ichiro Tenryu and Masa Fuchi
  • April 2008: All Japan Pro Wrestling named Dory Funk’s Dojo as the Official U.S. training center for the company.
  • February 16, 2009 – RAW: The company announced that Dory Jr. and Terry Funk will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
  • February 2009: Dorothy Funk Culver, the mother of Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk, passed away at the age of 89.
  • April 4, 2009 – WWE Hall of Fame: The Funk Brothers were officially inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Dusty Rhodes.
  • April 5, 2009 – WrestleMania 25: The entire WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2009 was introduced to the live crowd as a tribute.

Special thanks to Ryan Byers for contributing portions of Dory Funk’s match results to this profile.