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[Future Hall of Fame: Terry Funk]

Title History

  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating Kurt and Karl Von Brauner (June 18, 1968);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating The Infernos (October 17, 1968);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Ricky Romero (1969);
  • NWA Western States Heavyweight title (May 7, 1970);
  • NWA Western States Heavyweight title defeating Bull Ramos (July 7, 1970);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Ricky Romero defeating Bull Ramos and The Beast (August 1970);
  • NWA Florida Televison title defeating Buddy Austin in a tournament (March 18, 1971);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating Jack and Jerry Brisco (March 30, 1971);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Walker (April 14, 1971);
  • NWA Western States Heavyweight title (May 1971);
  • NWA (JWA) International Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating Antonio Inoki and Giant Baba (December 7, 1971);
  • NWA Western States Heavyweight title defeating Ciclon Negro (1972);
  • NWA (Amarillo) Brass Knuckles title defeating Dick Murdoch (July 13, 1972);
  • NWA Western States Heavyweight title defeating Ciclon Negro (1973);
  • NWA Missouri Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Valentine (Febuary 10, 1973);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Heavyweight title defeating Victor Rivera (July 3, 1973);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating Cyclone Negro and Killer Karl Kox (October 1973);
  • NWA Western States Heavyweight title defeating Kung Fu Lee for the vacant title (October 25, 1973);
  • NWA Western States Heavyweight title defeating Siegfried Stanke (November 1974);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Heavyweight title defeating Ciclon Negro (June 21, 1975);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) United States Heavyweight title defeating Paul Jones in a tournament (November 9, 1975);
  • NWA World Heavyweight title defeating Jack Brisco (December 10, 1975);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Heavyweight title defeating Super Destroyer (July 1, 1976);
  • NWA (Amarillo) Brass Knuckles title (October 1977);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating Jack and Jerry Brisco in a tournament (November 23, 1978);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Dick Slater (December 30, 1978);
  • WWC World Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating The Invaders (April 6, 1979);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Steve Keirn in a tournament (September 1979);
  • WWC World Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating The Invaders (December 22, 1979);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating The Twin Devils (February 1980);
  • SCW (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. Awarded (August 1980);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Televison title defeating Terry Taylor (October 1980);
  • SCW Southwest Heavyweight title in a tournament (1981);
  • SCW Southwest Tag Team titles w/Wahoo McDaniel defeating Gino Hernandez and Tully Blanchard (August 15, 1981);
  • NWA (Florida) North American Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating Jack and Jerry Brisco (January 1, 1982);
  • USWA Unified World Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Lawler (November 5, 1990);
  • ECW Television title defeating Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka (October 1, 1993);
  • ECW World Heavyweight title defeating Sabu (December 26, 1993);
  • ECW World Heavyweight title defeating Raven (April 13, 1997);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/Cactus Jack defeating Billy Gunn and Jesse James (March 29, 1998);
  • WCW World Hardcore title defeating Norman Smiley (April 16, 2000);
  • WCW United States Heavyweight title defeating Lance Storm (September 22, 2000);
  • WCW World Hardcore title defeating Crowbar (December 17, 2000);
  • 3PW Heavyweight title defeating Gary Wolf and Sandman in a three way match (June 21, 2003);
  • 2CW heavyweight title defeating Slyck Wagner Brown (June 5, 2011);

Terry Funk Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • December 9, 1965: Terry Funk defeated Sputnik Monroe in his debut match.

NWA: Amarillo:

  • August 1, 1968: Dory Jr. and Terry Funk defeated Kurt and Karl Von Brauner to win the NWA Amarillo Tag Team titles!
  • September 26, 1968: The Infernos beat the Funk Brothers to win the Tag Team titles.
  • October 18, 1968: Dory Jr. and Terry Funk regain the Texas Tag Team titles.
  • 1969: Dory Jr. and Terry Funk made their Atlanta TV debut defeating Los Toros (Cisco Grimaldo and Roberto Pico).

NWA: Western States:

  • 1969: Terry Funk teams up with Ricky Romero to win the NWA Western States Tag Team titles.
  • April 4, 1970: The Beast and Bull Ramos defeated Terry Funk and Ricky Romero for the Tag Team titles.
  • May 7, 1970: Terry Funk defeated Ricky Romero to win the NWA Western States title.
  • July 1, 1970: Bull Ramos defeated Terry Funk for the Western States title.
  • July 7, 1970: Terry Funk regains the Western States title 6 days later.
  • August 1970: Terry Funk and Ricky Romero defeated the Beast and Bull Ramos to regain the Tag Team titles.

NWA: Florida:

  • March 18, 1971: Terry Funk disguises himself as the masked Texan.
  • The Texan defeated Buddy Austin in the to the tournament final to win the NWA Florida Television title.
  • ~~~After the match, the Texan unmasks to reveal his true identity.
  • March 30, 1971: Dory Jr and Terry Funk defeated the Brisco Brothers to win the Tag Team titles.
  • April 14, 1971: Terry Funk defeated the Grappler to win the NWA Southern title.

NWA: Western States:

  • May 1971: Terry Funk won his third NWA Western States title.
  • August 26, 1971: Cyclon Negro defeated the Terry Funk for the Western States title.

On The Road:

  • August 30, 1971 – WWWF Madison Square Garden: Terry and Dory Funk Sr. wrestled Al Costello and Don Kent to a 15 minute draw.
  • December 7, 1971 – JWA: Dory Jr. and Terry Funk defeated Giant Baba and Antonio Inoki to win the NWA International Tag Team titles!
  • 1972 – NWA Western States: Terry Funk wins his 4th Western States title defeating Cylcon Negro.
  • May 19, 1972 – JWA: Giant Baba and Seiji Sakaguchi defeated the Funk Brothers to win the NWA International Tag Team titles.
  • July 1, 1972 – WWWF MSG: Dory Jr and Terry Funk defeated King Curtis and Luke Graham.
  • February 10, 1973 – NWA Missouri: Terry Funk defeated Johnny Valentine to win the NWA Missouri title.
  • May 26, 1973 – NWA Amarillo: The Funks beat Killer Karl Krupp and Karl Von Steiger for the NWA International Tag Team titles.
  • July 3, 1973 – NWA Los Angeles: Terry Funk defeated Victor Rivera to win the NWA Americas title.
  • July 13, 1972 – NWA Amarillo: Terry Funk defeated Dick Murdoch to win the Amarillo Brass Knuckles title.
  • October 1973 – NWA Amarillo: Dory Jr and Terry Funk beat Cyclone Negro and Killer Karl Kox for the NWA International Tag Team titles!

NWA: Western States:

  • October 18, 1973: The NWA Western States title is held up after a match between Terry Funk and Kung Fu Lee.
  • October 25, 1973: Terry Funk regains the Western State title.
  • March 1974: Bob Backlund defeated Terry Funk for the NWA Western States title.
  • November 1974: Terry Funk defeated Siegfried Stanke for his 6th NWA Western States title reign.
  • ~~~Terry Funk later vacates the NWA Western States title and leaves the territory for Florida.

National Wrestling Alliance – World Champion:

  • July 3, 1975: Terry Funk defeated Paul Jones in a 16-man tournament final to win the NWA United States title.
  • December 10, 1975: Terry Funk defeated Jack Brisco to win the NWA World title in a 60 minute 2/3 falls match!
  • June 11, 1976 – Tokyo: Terry Funk successfully defends his NWA World title against Jumbo Tsuruta.
  • February 6, 1977: Harley Race defeated Terry Funk to win the NWA World title.
  • ~~~Terry Funk’s World title reign lasted for 14 months.

All Japan and Florida:

  • December 1977 – All Japan: Dory Jr and Terry Funk win All Japan’s Open Tag Team League.
  • December 30, 1978 – NWA Florida: Terry Funk wins his second Southern title defeating Dick Slater.

World Wrestling Council – Puerto Rico:

  • WWC: April 6, 1979 – Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk defeat Invaders 1 and II to win the WWC Tag Team Titles
  • WWC: November 24, 1979 – The Invaders regain the Tag Team Titles from the Funks
  • WWC: December 22, 1979 – The Funks once again take the WWC Tag Team Titles from the Invaders

Japan:

  • Late 1979: Dory SR and Terry win the Real Tag League.

National Wrestling Alliance:

  • September 1979 – Florida: Terry Funk defeated Steve Keirn in the tournament final to win the NWA Florida title.
  • ~~~The title had been held up after previous champion Dusty Rhodes vacated it after winning the NWA World title.
  • 1980: Terry Funk defeated Terry Taylor to win the NWA National Television title.
  • February 1980 – Los Angeles: Dory Jr and Terry Funk win the Los Angeles version of the Tag Team titles.

Southwest Championship Wrestling:

  • August 1980: Dory Jr and Terry Funk were billed as the Tag Team champions when they arrived to the territory.
  • 1981 – NWA Florida: Dory Jr and Terry Funk defeated Jack and Jerry Brisco to win the NWA North American Tag Team titles.
  • 1981: Terry Funk and Wahoo McDaniel defeated Tully Blanchard and Gino Hernandez to win the SCW Southwest Tag Team titles.
  • 1981: Terry Funk wins a tournament final to become the SCW Heavyweight champion.
  • May 1981: Wahoo McDaniel and Ivan Putski defeated Terry Funk and Larry Lane (sub for Dory) to win the SCW Tag Team titles.

On the Road:

  • Late 1982: Dory SR and Terry Funk win their second Real Tag League.
  • July 15, 1983 – Missouri: Terry Funk defeated David von Erich to win the NWA Missouri title.
  • 1983: Terry Funk first announced his retirement, as of 2003, the ol’ bastard is still wrestling.
  • February 22, 1984 – AWA in Tokyo: Terry Funk served as guest referee for the Bockwinkel/Tsuruta AWA World title match.

World Wrestling Federation:

  • Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr sign with the WWF, under the management of Jimmy Hart.
  • ~~~Dory Funk Jr is renamed “Hoss” Funk.
  • ~~~Terry Funk attacks a number of WWF announcers to gain some heat.
  • July 8, 1985 – King of the Ring: Tito Santana defeated Terry Funk in the 1st round of the King of the Ring tournament.
  • October 31, 1985 – Saturday Night Main Event: Terry Funk defeated the Junk Yard Dog.
  • November 7, 1985 – Wrestling Classic: Moondog Spot defeated Terry Funk in the 1st round of the tournament.
  • December 19, 1985 – SNME: In his pre-match interview, Terry Funk acknowledges his history of being a former NWA World champ!
  • ~~~This was unheard of in the WWF, as their attitude towards the competition was that it never existed.
  • WrestleMania II: Hoss and Terry Funk defeated the Junk Yard Dog and Tito Santana.
  • May 1, 1986 – Saturday Night Main Event: Hulk Hogan and Junk Yard Dog defeated Terry and Hoss Funk.
  • ~~~The Funk Brothers vs Hulk Hogan/JYD continued to headline house shows for the next few months!
  • August 28, 1987 – Paul Boesch Retirement Show: Terry Funk beat Chavo Guererro Sr.

NWA: World Championship Wrestling:

  • May 7, 1989 – WrestleWar: Terry Funk was one of three judges assigned for the Ric Flair/Ricky Steamboat NWA title match.
  • ~~~Afterwards, Terry Funk approached Ric Flair in the ring and challenged him to a World title match!
  • ~~~When Ric Flair declined, Terry Funk attacked him and piledrove Flair on the table!!
  • June 14, 1989 – Clash of the Champions VII: Ricky Steamboat defeated Terry Funk by DQ.
  • Great American Bash 1989: Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk to retain the NWA World title.
  • Helloween Havoc 1989: Ric Flair and Sting defeated Terry Funk and the Great Muta in Thunderdome Cage match.
  • November 15, 1989 – Clash of the Champions IX: Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk in an “I Quit” match.

On The Road Again:

  • November 5, 1990 – USWA: Terry Funk defeated Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Unified title.
  • August 22, 1993 – Osaka: Terry Funk and Tarzan Goto defeated the Sheik and Sabu in a Stretcher match!

Extreme Championship Wrestling (and some non-ECW matches):

  • October 1, 1993: Terry Funk defeated Jimmy Snuka to win the ECW Television title.
  • November 13, 1993 – November to Remember: Sabu and Road Warrior Hawk defeated Terry Funk and King Kong Bundy.
  • ~~~Due to the match stipulation, Sabu won Terry Funks ECW Television title.
  • December 26, 1993 – Holiday Hell: Terry Funk defeated Sabu to win the ECW Heavyweight title.
  • March 26, 1994 – Ultimate Jeopardy: Shane Douglas pinned Terry Funk to win the ECW title in a 8 Man War Games match.
  • WCW Slamboree 1994: Terry Funk and Tully Blanchard wrestle to a double DQ.
  • June 24, 1994 – Hostile City: Public Enemy beat Dory Funk Jr and Terry Funk to retain the ECW Tag Team titles.
  • July 16, 1994 – Heat Wave: Public Enemy defeated Dory Funk Jr and Terry Funk in a ‘No Rope Barbed Wire’ match!
  • July 17, 1994 – WCW Bash at the Beach: Terry Funk and Bunkhouse Bunk defeated Dustin Rhodes and Arn Anderson.
  • August 13, 1994 – Hardcore Heaven: Terry Funk and Cactus Jack wrestled to a No Contest .
  • WCW Helloween Havoc 1994: The Nasty Boys beat Terry Funk and Bunkhouse Buck.
  • April 15, 1995 – Hostile City: Cactus Jack defeated Terry Funk.
  • May 21, 1995: Terry Funk was inducted into the WCW Hall of Fame.
  • November 18, 1995 – November to Remember: Terry Funk and Tommy Dreamer beat Raven and Cactus Jack.
  • May 5, 1996 – Kawasaki, Japan: Terry Funk and Mr. Pogo defeated Masato Tanaka and Hayabusa.
  • ~~~This was a crazy “No Rope Explosive Barbed Wire Time Bomb Land Mine Double Hell Death” match!
  • November 16, 1996 – November to Remember: Terry Funk and Tommy Dreamer defeated Shane Douglas and Brian Lee.
  • WWF Royal Rumble 1997: Terry Funk makes a special guest appearance as a participant in the Royal Rumble.
  • January 11, 1997 – House Party: Brian Lee defeated Terry Funk.
  • February 22, 1997 – Cyberslam: Terry Funk and Tommy Dreamer defeated Raven and Brian Lee.
  • March 15, 1997 – Hostile City: Terry Funk defeated Brian Lee.
  • April 13, 1997: Terry Funk defeated Raven to win his second ECW Heavyweight title!
  • June 6, 1997 – Wrestlepalooza: Terry Funk defeated Chris Candido to retain the ECW title.
  • July 19, 1997 – Heatwave: Terry Funk defeated Shane Douglas to retain the ECW title.
  • August 9, 1997: Sabu defeated Terry Funk to win the ECW Heavyweight title.
  • August 17, 1997 – Hardcore Heaven: Shane Douglas defeated Terry Funk and Sabu (Champ) in a triple threat to win the ECW title!

Frontier Martial Arts in JAPAN:

  • September 28, 1997: Terry Funk defeated Hiromichi Fuyuki in a ‘Loser Leaves FMW’ match.

World Wrestling Federation – Hardcore Legend:

  • December 29, 1997 – RAW: Returned to the WWF as “Chainsaw Charlie” to team with Mick Foley as the Hardcore Legends.
  • January 18, 1998 – Royal Rumble: Terry Funk entered the Royal Rumble drawing #2, and Cactus Jack entered at #1.
  • ~~~The two Hardcore Legends bashed eachother over the head with trash cans for five minutes until #3 showed up!
  • January 19, 1998 – RAW: The Quebecers (Jacques and Pierre) defeated Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie by DQ.
  • January 26, 1998 – RAW: The New Age Outlaws defeated Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie by DQ to retain their titles.
  • February 2, 1998 – RAW: Cactus Jack vs Chainsaw Charlie ended in a No Contest.
  • February 15, 1998 – No Way Out: Steve Austin’s Team defeated Degeneration X in a No-DQ Match.
  • ~~~Steve Austin and Terry Funk and Cactus Jack and Owen Hart beat HHH and Roaddog and Billy Gunn and Savio Vega.
  • March 9, 1998 – RAW: Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie defeated The Quebecers.
  • March 17, 1998 – RAW: Chainsaw Charlie defeated Billy Gunn by DQ.
  • March 23, 1998 – RAW: Cactus Jack and Chainsaw Charlie defeated The Quebecers (Jacques and Pierre) by DQ.
  • March 29, 1998 – WrestleMania 14: Cactus Jack and Terry Funk defeated the New Age Outlaws to win the Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~This was a Dumpster match, but it was originally booked to be a Barbed Wire Match – the PPV people banned that.
  • March 30,1998 – RAW: The New Age Outlaws defeated Chainsaw Charlie and Cactus Jack to win the WWF Tag Team Titles.

World Wrestling Federation – Terry Funk:

  • April 13, 1998 – RAW: Terry Funk and Too Cold Scorpio defeated The Quebecers (Jacques and Pierre).
  • April 20, 1998 – RAW: Too Cold Scorpio and Terry Funk defeated The New Midnight Express by DQ.
  • April 27, 1998 – RAW: The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) defeated Too Cold Scorpio and Terry Funk by DQ.
  • May 4, 1998 – RAW: Mick Foley defeated Terry Funk.
  • May 11, 1998 – RAW: Terry Funk and Too Cold Scorpio vs Kaientai ended in a No Contest.
  • May 18, 1998 – RAW: Terry Funk defeated Marc Mero.
  • June 1, 1998 – RAW: Mark Henry defeated Terry Funk.
  • July 6, 1998 – RAW: D’Lo Brown defeated Terry Funk.
  • July 26, 1998 – Fully Loaded: Faarooq and Scorpio defeated Bradshaw and Terry Funk.
  • ~~~After the match, Bradshaw turned against Funk – and Funk departed the WWE shortly after.

FMW in Japan:

  • November 23, 1999 – Pay Per View: Dory Jr and Terry Funk beat Yoshinori Sasaki and Naohiko Yamazaki.

World Championship Wrestling – WCW Commissioner:

  • January 2000: Terry Funk resurfaced in World Championship Wrestling and is appointed WCW Commissioner.
  • Terry Funk headed the “Old Age Outlaws,” a stable consisting of Larry Zbyszko, Paul Orndorff and Arn Anderson.
  • January 10, 2000 – Nitro: Terry Funk booked Jeff Jarrett in 3 different matches against George Steele, Tito Santana and Jimmy Snuka!
  • January 16, 2000 – Souled Out: Kevin Nash defeated Terry Funk in a hardcore match to become the new WCW commissioner.

World Championship Wrestling – Hardcore Terry Funk vs. Flair and Rhodes:

  • January 24, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Terry Funk defeated Bam Bam Bigelow in a hardcore match.
  • January 31, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Jeff Jarrett and Ron Harris and Don Harris defeated Sid Vicious and Terry Funk and Ric Flair.
  • February 7, 2000 – WCW Nitro: David Flair defeated Terry Funk in a I Quit match.
  • February 14, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Terry Funk defeated Lex Luger by Disqualification.
  • February 20, 2000 – Superbraw1 X: Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk in a Texas Death match.
  • February 21, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Ron and Don Harris defeated Terry Funk and Dustin Rhodes.
  • March 13, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Terry Funk defeated Brian Knobbs in a Hardcore match.
  • March 19, 2000 – Uncensored: Dustin Rhodes defeated Terry Funk in a Bullrope match.
  • March 27, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Terry Funk vs. Hugh Morrus ended in a No Contest.

World Championship Wrestling – WCW Hardcore Champion:

  • April 16, 2000 – Spring Stampede: Terry Funk defeated Norman Smiley to win the vacant WCW Hardcore Title.
  • April 17, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Terry Funk defeated The Wall to retain the WCW Hardcore Title.
  • April 24, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Terry Funk defeated Bam Bam Bigelow to retain the WCW Hardcore Title.
  • May 7, 2000 – Slamboree: Terry Funk defeated Norman Smiley and Ralphus in a handicap match to retain the WCW Hardcore Title.
  • May 8, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Terry Funk defeated Norman Smiley and Ralphus in a Handicap match to retain the WCW Hardcore Title.
  • May 15, 2000 – WCW Nitro: Terry Funk defeated The Filthy Animals in a Handicap match to retain the WCW Hardcore Title.
  • ~~~The Filthy Animals = Konnan and Rey Mysterio and Billy Kidman and Juventud Guerrera and Disco Inferno.
  • June 5, 2000: Eric Bischoff defeated Terry Funk to win the WCW Hardcore title.

World Championship Wrestling – WCW United States Champion:

  • September 22, 2000: Terry Funk defeated Lance Storm to win his 2nd United States title (1st was 15 years prior).
  • December 17, 2000 – Starrcade: Terry Funk defeated Crowbar to win his second WCW Hardcore Title.

Middle Aged and Crazy:

  • January 28, 2001 – AJPW Giant Baba Memorial Spectacular: Terry Funk and Atsushi Onita beat Giant Kamala 2 and Abdullah the Butcher.
  • April 6, 2001 – Manati, Puerto Rico: Terry Funk defeated Super Crazy in a hardcore rules match.
  • February 22, 2002 – XWF House Show: Terry Funk (Still crazy after all these years) defeats Greg Valentine in a bloody match.
  • August 31, 2002 – XPW in Philadelphia: Shane Douglas defeats Terry Funk to retain the XPW Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~Terry Funk needed 20 stitches to repair his arm in the hospital after the match.
  • October 27, 2002 – AJPW PPV: Abdullah the Butcher and Terry Funk defeated Tarzan Goto and Tomoaki Honma.
  • November 23, 2002 – BANG: Dory Funk and Windsor defeated Rainman and Murder One with the help from Terry Funk.
  • February 15, 2003 – 3PW: Terry Funk b Sabu.
  • March 29, 2003: Terry Funk defeated Dusty Rhodes and Abdullah the Butcher in a “Last Man Standing” match.
  • May 3, 2003 – 3PW: Terry Funk defeats Jerry Lawler in the main event.
  • June 21, 2003 – 3PW: Terry Funk defeats Gary Wolf and Sandman in a 3-way to win the 3PW title!
  • August 16, 2003 – 3PW: Justin Credible defeated Terry Funk to win the 3PW Heavyweight title!
  • September 27, 2003: Terry Funk hosts a one-day training session for $75 at the Jersey All Pro Wrestling show in Bayonnne, NJ.
  • September 27, 2003 – JAPW Funkin’ Homicide: Terry Funk pinned Homicide after a piledriver onto a steel chair!
  • September 19, 2003 – MLW WAR GAMES: The Funkin Army (led by Terry Funk) beat The Extreme Horsemen (led by Steve Corino).
  • ~~~Funkin Army = Terry Funk/Sabu/Dr Death/Sandman || Extreme Horsemen = Corino/Diamond/Anderson/Credible/Barry Windham.
  • September 20, 2003 – Ring of Honor: Terry Funk defeated CM Punk by DQ after Punk wouldn’t release the figure-four-leglock.
  • February 4, 2004 – NWA^TNA: The Gathering (CM Punk and Julio Dinero) defeated Terry Funk and The Sandman.
  • February 18, 2004 – NWA^TNA: Raven and Terry Funk defeated The Gathering (Julio Dinero and CM Punk) w/James Mitchell.
  • ~~~James Mitchell tried to use a stun gun on Raven, but Terry Funk threw himself in front and took the shock himself!
  • April 2004: Terry Funk and Sports Publishing have come to a verbal agreement to do an autobiography.
  • November 13, 2004 – FWA British Uprising: Terry Funk and Paul Burchill and Paul Travell b Drew McDonald and Raj Ghosh and Thunder.
  • November 20, 2004: Eddie Steinblock (the promoter) defeated Terry Funk (bled heavily and put on a ‘show’) in Bremen, Germany.
  • December 12, 2004 – IWA Mid South: Ian Rotten and Terry Funk and Danny Daniels beat B.J. Whitmer and Steve Stone and Chris Candido.
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: America’s Most Wanted defeated Dory Funk and Terry Funk by DQ to retain the NWA Tag titles.
  • ~~~This was Terry Funk’s official retirement match – – this time it’s REAL! well for two months at least.
  • April 2, 2005 – World League Wrestling: Trevor Rhodes vs Brandon Bishop ended in a NO CONTEST with Mick Foley as referee.
  • ~~~Trevor Rhodes and Brandon Bishop and Johnny Gold attacked Mick Foley until Terry Funk and Harley Race made the save!
  • April 9, 2005 – Carolina Championship Wrestling: Jeff Jarrett beat Dusty Rhodes to retain the NWA title with Jimmy Valiant as referee.
  • ~~~Terry Funk interfered and whacked Dusty Rhodes with his book leading to Jeff Jarrett scoring the victory!
  • May 7, 2005 – Carolina Championship Wrestling: Dusty Rhodes defeated Terry Funk in a falls count anywhere bunkhouse match.
  • June 10, 2005 – Hardcore Homecoming: Sabu defeated Terry Funk and Sandman in a 3-WAY No-ropes Barbed Wire match!
  • ~~~Sabu took an unhealthy number of bumps into the barbed wire ripping his skin to shreds and covered with blood.
  • ~~~Bill Alfonso got involved, pulling Shane Douglas into the wire, resulting in Francine attacking Alfonso!!
  • ~~~The lights went out and Cactus Jack showed up and shoved a Barbed-wire Mr. Socko down Shane Douglas’ throat!
  • ~~~Cactus Jack had a referees shirt on and counted the 1-2-3 as Terry Funk had Douglas pinned to eliminate Douglas.
  • ~~~Sabu recovered and gave Terry Funk an Arabian Facebuster off a chair and Cactus Jack counted the 1-2-3!!
  • ~~~Chants of “Terry!” and “Sabu!” and “Foley!” and “Thank You Shane!” and of course “ECW! ECW!” were heard.
  • July 8, 2005 – Xtreme Championship Wrestling: Terry Funk was signing autographs and was insulted by XCW Champion Eddie Atlas.
  • August 4, 2005 – Wrestle-One (debut show): Terry Funk and Mil Mascaras defeated Katsuhiko Nakajima and Tomoaki Honma.
  • August 27, 2005 – WrestleReunion: Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane defeated Dory and Terry Funk and Mick Foley
  • September 10, 2005 – Wrestle Reunion: Dusty Rhodes vs Terry Funk ended in a No Contest with Mick Foley as referee.
  • ~~~Funk turned heel on Foley saying it was the first time he was wrestling where he was getting paid less than the referee!
  • November 4, 2005 – Hardcore Homecoming: Terry Funk was inducted into the Hardcore Hall of Fame.
  • November 19, 2005 – Tribute to Starrcade: Dustin Rhodes vs Terry Funk ended in a No Contest with Mick Foley as referee.
  • December 3, 2005 – Carolina Championship Wrestling: Dusty Rhodes defeated Terry Funk in an I Quit match inside a Cage.

World Wrestling Entertainment – The Return of ECW:

  • May 15, 2006 – RAW: Mick Foley brought out his mentor Terry Funk, which quickly evolved into a verbal and physical confrontation.
  • ~~~Terry Funk was there to stick up for ECW and to confront Mick Foley about why he turned on Tommy Dreamer the week before.
  • May 22, 2006 – RAW: Mick Foley and Edge declared themselves Hardcore co-Champions only to be interrupted by Paul Heyman!
  • ~~~Paul Heyman showed up and challenged Mick Foley and Edge to face Tommy Dreamer and Terry Funk at ECW One Night Stand.
  • June 5, 2006 – RAW: Terry Funk and a group of ECW wrestlers attacked John Cena until WWE wrestlers made the save!
  • June 7, 2006 – WWE vs ECW: Terry Funk was in a WWE vs ECW Battle Royal, won by The Big Show (who defected to ECW).
  • ~~~LATER: Edge (w/Mick Foley and Lita) defeated Tommy Dreamer w/Terry Funk in an Extreme Rules match when Lita interfered!
  • ~~~Terry Funk had an intense brawl at ringside with Funk (wrapped in barbed wire) punching Foley’s head til it bled.
  • June 11, 2006 – ECW One Night Stand: Mick Foley and Edge and Lita defeated Terry Funk (bloodbath) and Tommy Dreamer and Beulah.

Retirement:

  • May 24, 2008 – XPW A Cold Day In Hell: Raven and Johnny Webb defeated Khan Kussion and Homeless Jimmy (Terry Funk as referee).
  • February 12, 2009 – TNA iMPACT: Mick Foley did a Hardore History 101 talking about his death match with Terry Funk in Japan.
  • 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.
  • June 29, 2009 – Legends of The Arena: Sandman and Sabu w/Bill Alfonso defeated Raven (w/Chastity) and Justin Credible (w/Jason).
  • ~~~The special guest referee was Terry Funk and Sandman’s two son’s interfered and got “revenge” for the old ECW storyline.
  • August 9, 2009 – JCW Bloodmania III: Viscera defeated 2 Tuff Tony in a loser leaves JCW match with Terry Funk as referee.
  • September 19, 2009 – IZW: Terry Funk defeated Jerry Lawler in a extreme rules match.
  • January 4, 2010 – New Japan Pro Wrestling: Terry Funk returned to Japan for an 8-man tag involving old foe Abdullah the Butcher.
  • ~~~Terry and Manabu Nakanishi and Masahiro Chono and Riki Choshu beat Abdullah and Takashi Lizuka and Tomohiro Ishii and Toru Yano.
  • May 15, 2010 – Great North Wrestling: Kevin Nash defeated Hannibal with the help of special referee Terry Funk (65).
  • ~~~Terry Funk suffered a ruptured eardrum during a pre-show press conference to hype the event in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
  • January 29, 2011 – Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper last eliminated Terry Funk to win a Legends Wrestle-Royale.
  • June 5, 2011 – 2CW: Terry Funk defeated Slyck Wagner Brown to win the 2CW heavyweight title.
  • August 12, 2011 – JCW: Bob Orton and Roddy Piper defeated Terry Funk and Mick Foley.
  • October 1, 2011 – NEW: Jerry Lawler defeated Terry Funk in a no holds barred match.
  • October 15, 2011 – AWE: Tommy Dreamer defeated Terry Funk in a no disqualification match.
  • October 27, 2013 – AJPW: Masanobu Fuchi and Osamu Nishimura vs. Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr. ended in a time limit draw.
  • November 9, 2013 – HOH 3: Terry Funk and Tommy Dreamer defeated Lance Storm and Sean Waltman.