‘Remembering Buck Robley – His First Booking Job’ by Dory Funk, Jr.

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Remembering Buck Robley - His First Booking Job

On Sunday June 17th, 1973, Terry and I were setting in the dressing room in Clovis, New Mexico trying to figure an attractive card to bring back the next week. The difficulty was that Albuquerque also ran on Sunday night and Albuquerque was the hottest town in the Territory paying big money in cash the night of the show.

None of the wrestlers really wanted to be in Clovis working before a small crowd and small payday.

Our top heel in Clovis was Buck Robley. Buck was the kind of person who did what was best for business for everybody and for the good of the promotion he worked for.

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