History Wrestling / TerryFunk

14th Sep '17 3:00:55 AM unwell619
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* RedBaron: "Terrible" when he started with the WWF in 1985/1986, "The Funker" and "The Hardcore Legend" from the 1990s to today.

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* RedBaron: "Terrible" when he started with the WWF in 1985/1986, "The Funker" and "The Hardcore Legend" from the 1990s to today. In Japan, "Texas Bronco".
2nd Jul '17 6:59:06 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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He's known as a member of the Funk WrestlingFamily, which includes his late father Dory Funk ''Sr.'' (May 4, 1919 June 3, 1973) and his older brother Dory Funk ''Jr.'' (born 1941). (As a bonus, Terry and Dory Jr. are the only brothers to date to ever hold the NWA World Heavyweight title.) In addition, there is his acting resume, starting with ''Paradise Alley'' in 1978.

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He's known as a member of the Funk WrestlingFamily, which includes his late father Dory Funk ''Sr.'' (May 4, 1919 June 3, 1973) and his older brother Dory Funk ''Jr.'' (born 1941). (As a bonus, Terry and Dory Jr. are the only brothers to date to ever hold the NWA Wrestling/{{N|ationalWrestlingAlliance}}WA World Heavyweight title.) In addition, there is his acting resume, starting with ''Paradise Alley'' in 1978.



* {{Determinator}}: During a tag team match in All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) in 1977, Wrestling/AbdullahTheButcher and [[Wrestling/EdFarhat The Sheik]] cut up his arms to the point that his brother Dory had to take over against both [[ForeignWrestlingHeel foreign madmen.]] Terry rolled out of the ring, got his arms taped up while in the crowd, and came back in the ring to continue the match, which the Funks won by DQ.

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* {{Determinator}}: {{Determinator}}
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During a tag team match in All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) in 1977, Wrestling/AbdullahTheButcher and [[Wrestling/EdFarhat The Sheik]] cut up his arms to the point that his brother Dory had to take over against both [[ForeignWrestlingHeel foreign madmen.]] Terry rolled out of the ring, got his arms taped up while in the crowd, and came back in the ring to continue the match, which the Funks won by DQ.



** During a hardcore match on ''WCW Thunder'' he got kicked by a horse in the arm while giving Wrestling/ChrisCandido a pile driver but still completed the move and the match.



* UsefulNotes/OtherCitiesInTexas: Billed from Amarillo, Texas. Subverted in that he was born in Hammond, Indiana.
** So, Terry's a Texan [[ButNotTooForeign but not too Texan]], then?

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* UsefulNotes/OtherCitiesInTexas: Billed from Amarillo, Texas. Subverted in that he was born in Hammond, Indiana.
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Indiana. So, Terry's a Texan [[ButNotTooForeign but not too Texan]], then?



* TheSouthpaw

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* TheSouthpawTheSouthpaw: Not to noticeable at first, when he was mainly just a wrestler, but he's changed his style several times and became prominent through his "brawler" phase.
2nd Jul '17 6:52:51 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* OlderHeroVSYoungerVillain: The older hero to the younger villain Wrestling/{{Raven}} in the original [=ECW=].

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* OlderHeroVSYoungerVillain: OlderHeroVSYoungerVillain
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The older hero to the younger villain Wrestling/{{Raven}} in the original [=ECW=].[=ECW=].
** Vs Wrestling/ChrisCandido on ''WCW Thunder'' over the hardcore title
2nd Jul '17 11:06:14 AM nombretomado
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* BadassGrandpa[=/=]CoolOldGuy[=/=]RingOldies: He's been at this since December 9, 1965[[note]]This means that Terry has been wrestling for almost as long as TheUndertaker has been alive[[/note]]. An old wrestling meme states that he's been wrestling since the early 1900s and is centuries old.

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* BadassGrandpa[=/=]CoolOldGuy[=/=]RingOldies: He's been at this since December 9, 1965[[note]]This means that Terry has been wrestling for almost as long as TheUndertaker Wrestling/TheUndertaker has been alive[[/note]]. An old wrestling meme states that he's been wrestling since the early 1900s and is centuries old.
22nd Jun '17 6:15:06 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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ThatOtheWiki has a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Funk rundown]] on his (extremely long) life and career.

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ThatOtheWiki Wiki/ThatOtherWiki has a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Funk rundown]] on his (extremely long) life and career.
22nd Jun '17 6:14:32 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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"The Hardcore Icon" and "The Funker" Terry Funk (born Terrence Funk on June 30, 1944) is a semi-retired American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/nwa/world-h.html NWA World Heavyweight Champion]], a pioneer of the hardcore style in North America, and one of the Wrestling/{{ECW}} Originals. He also has made appearances in Japan with [[Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling AJPW]] and (around 2011) [[Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling NJPW]] and [[Wrestling/{{FMW}} Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW)]], as well as in Puerto Rico with the World Wrestling Council (WWC), the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWWF/WWF/WWE]] and Wrestling/{{WCW}} (both during the later NWA/WCW days and near the end of WCW's run), as well as Wrestling/{{MLW}}, Wrestling/{{SMW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/{{TNA}}, Wrestling/JuggaloChampionshipWrestling, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerilla and ''MANY'' others.

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"The Hardcore Icon" and "The Funker" Terry Funk (born Terrence Funk on June 30, 1944) is a semi-retired currently retired American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/nwa/world-h.html NWA World Heavyweight Champion]], a pioneer of the hardcore style in North America, and one of the Wrestling/{{ECW}} Originals. He also has made appearances in Japan with [[Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling AJPW]] and (around 2011) [[Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling NJPW]] and [[Wrestling/{{FMW}} Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW)]], as well as in Puerto Rico with the World Wrestling Council (WWC), the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWWF/WWF/WWE]] and Wrestling/{{WCW}} (both during the later NWA/WCW days and near the end of WCW's run), as well as Wrestling/{{MLW}}, Wrestling/{{SMW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/{{TNA}}, Wrestling/JuggaloChampionshipWrestling, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerilla and ''MANY'' others.


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ThatOtheWiki has a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Funk rundown]] on his (extremely long) life and career.


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** On the other hand, his latest retirement (September 2016) was announced almost a year after his last match (October 2015, against Wrestling/JerryLawler) and he hasn't wrestled since. The guy is ''72.'' He might ''actually'' be done this time.
15th Dec '16 7:17:33 PM BDA1978
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* IntergenerationalFriendship: A very close one onscreen and off with TommyDreamer
4th Dec '16 8:19:01 PM Xtifr
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"The Hardcore Icon" and "The Funker" '''Terry Funk''' (born Terrence Funk on June 30, 1944) is a semi-retired American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/nwa/world-h.html NWA World Heavyweight Champion]], a pioneer of the hardcore style in North America, and one of the Wrestling/{{ECW}} Originals. He also has made appearances in Japan with [[Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling AJPW]] and (around 2011) [[Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling NJPW]] and [[Wrestling/{{FMW}} Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW)]], as well as in Puerto Rico with the World Wrestling Council (WWC), the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWWF/WWF/WWE]] and Wrestling/{{WCW}} (both during the later NWA/WCW days and near the end of WCW's run), as well as Wrestling/{{MLW}}, Wrestling/{{SMW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/{{TNA}}, Wrestling/JuggaloChampionshipWrestling, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerilla and '''MANY''' others.

He's known as a member of the Funk WrestlingFamily, which includes his late father Dory Funk '''Sr.''' (May 4, 1919 June 3, 1973) and his older brother Dory Funk '''Jr.''' (born 1941). (As a bonus, Terry and Dory Jr. are the only brothers to date to ever hold the NWA World Heavyweight title.) In addition, there is his acting resume, starting with ''Paradise Alley'' in 1978.

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"The Hardcore Icon" and "The Funker" '''Terry Funk''' Terry Funk (born Terrence Funk on June 30, 1944) is a semi-retired American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er who is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/nwa/world-h.html NWA World Heavyweight Champion]], a pioneer of the hardcore style in North America, and one of the Wrestling/{{ECW}} Originals. He also has made appearances in Japan with [[Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling AJPW]] and (around 2011) [[Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling NJPW]] and [[Wrestling/{{FMW}} Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW)]], as well as in Puerto Rico with the World Wrestling Council (WWC), the [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} WWWF/WWF/WWE]] and Wrestling/{{WCW}} (both during the later NWA/WCW days and near the end of WCW's run), as well as Wrestling/{{MLW}}, Wrestling/{{SMW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/{{TNA}}, Wrestling/JuggaloChampionshipWrestling, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerilla and '''MANY''' ''MANY'' others.

He's known as a member of the Funk WrestlingFamily, which includes his late father Dory Funk '''Sr.''' ''Sr.'' (May 4, 1919 June 3, 1973) and his older brother Dory Funk '''Jr.''' ''Jr.'' (born 1941). (As a bonus, Terry and Dory Jr. are the only brothers to date to ever hold the NWA World Heavyweight title.) In addition, there is his acting resume, starting with ''Paradise Alley'' in 1978.
3rd Dec '16 2:29:32 PM Nick7689
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* OlderThanHeLooks: He seemingly stopped ageing some time in the mid to late nineties as he looks almost exactly the same now as he did back then.
31st Jul '16 4:11:51 AM Pallo
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** And his signature Spinning Toe Hold.
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