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Dory Funk Sr

Title History

 

  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating Wayne Martin (????, 1949);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating Bob Cummings (October 19, 1950);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating Tony Morelli (????, 1951);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating Ivan Kalmikoff (February 17, 1953);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating ???????? (May 3, 1954);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating Roy Shire (May 13, 1954);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/Cowboy Carlson defeating Boris Kalmikoff & Bob Geigal (March 31, 1955);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/Bob Geigal defeating Art Nelson & Rip Rogers (aka Eddie Graham) (April 26, 1956);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/Bob Geigal defeating Art Nelson & Rip Rogers (aka Eddie Graham) (November 12, 1956);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating Dizzy Davis (November 15, 1956);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Dizzy Davis (January 31, 1957);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating Great Bolo (February 28, 1957);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Great Bolo (February 28, 1957);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Danny Pleaches (December 19, 1957);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Rogers (April 3, 1958);
  • NWA World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Angelo Savoldi (June 5, 1958);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Tag Team titles w/Ricky Romero defeating Kurt Von Poppenheim & Great Bolo (July 10, 1958);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Nick Roberts (????, 1959);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Mike DiBiase (January 29, 1959);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Antone Leone (December 3, 1959);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Tag Team titles w/Bob Geigal defeating ?????? (????, 1960);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Tag Team titles w/Dick Hutton defeating ????????? (March ??, 1960);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Pacific Coast Tag Titles (as The Outlaw) w/Lou Thesz defeating ?????? (????, 1960);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Pacific Coast Tag Titles (as The Outlaw) w/Pancho Pico defeating Joe & Guy Brunetti [Tournament] (February 20, 1961);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Nikita Mulkovich (March 16, 1961);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Danny McShain (July 13, 1961);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Tag Team titles w/Ricky Romero defeating ?????? (????, 1962);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Tag Team titles w/Ricky Romero defeating The Viking & Nelson Royal (May 10, 1962);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Fritz Von Erich (June 7, 1962);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Tag Team titles w/Ricky Romero defeating Fritz Von Erich & Gene Kiniski (October 18, 1962);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Fritz Von Erich (November 1, 1962);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Fritz Von Erich (????, 1963);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Gene Kiniski [Tournament] (January 16, 1963);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Fritz Von Erich (July 30, 1964);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Tag Team titles w/Ricky Romero defeating ??????? (????, 1965);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Kenji Shibuya (December ??, 1967);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Clubfoot Inferno (September 5, 1968);
  • NWA (Amarillo) Brass Knuckles title defeating Pat Patterson (November 28, 1968);
  • NWA Western States Heavyweight title Awarded (????, 1969);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Colt (June 12, 1969);
  • NWA (Amarillo) Brass Knuckles title defeating Thunderbolt Patterson (November 19, 1970);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jose Lothario defeating Masked Medics (February 9, 1971);

 

Career History

 

  • Dory Funk Sr. was heavily involved with the famous Cal Farley Boys Ranch in Amarillo..
  • June 3, 1973: Dory Funk Sr. passed away at the age of 54 (Dory Funk is buried at Dreamland Cemetery in Canyon, Texas)
  • July 15, 2006: Dory Funk Sr. was inducted into the International Wrestling Museum Hall of Fame by Terry Funk..
  • February 2009: Dorothy Funk Culver, the mother of Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk, passed away at the age of 89..