History Wrestling / TerryFunk

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.
23rd Dec '15 11:02:14 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* HeelFaceTurn: He, his brother and Mil Mascaras were the first gaijins of AJPW to undergo face turns that stuck.
20th Sep '15 9:13:57 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* BadassBystander: Served as a ringside enforcer during Wrestling/RodericStrong's title shot at [[Wrestling/SethRollins Tyler Black]] during ''Glory By Honor IX''.

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* BadassBystander: Served as a ringside enforcer during Wrestling/RodericStrong's Wrestling/RoderickStrong's title shot at [[Wrestling/SethRollins Tyler Black]] during ''Glory By Honor IX''.
20th Sep '15 9:13:42 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* BashBrothers - Had a massively successful tag team with his brother Dory Funk Jr.

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* BashBrothers - Had BadassBystander: Served as a massively successful tag team with his brother Dory Funk Jr. ringside enforcer during Wrestling/RodericStrong's title shot at [[Wrestling/SethRollins Tyler Black]] during ''Glory By Honor IX''.


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* BashBrothers - Had a massively successful tag team with his brother Dory Funk Jr.
10th Aug '15 1:03:42 AM Eachiunn
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* BadassGrandpa[=/=]CoolOldGuy[=/=]RingOldies: He's been at this since December 9, 1965. 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, 1965.1965[[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.
17th May '15 1:17:01 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* EverythingsBetterWithSpinning: Spinning around with a ladder on his shoulders, knocking people around till he gets dizzy.
15th May '15 1:38:43 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* CaptainErsatz: He wasn't left out of ''Videogame/FireProWrestling'', even though it wasn't him "officially".
27th Apr '15 9:20:00 PM johnnyfog
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* BadassGrandpa[=/=]CoolOldGuy[=/=]RingOldies: He has been at this since December 9, 1965.

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* BadassGrandpa[=/=]CoolOldGuy[=/=]RingOldies: He has He's been at this since December 9, 1965.1965. An old wrestling meme states that he's been wrestling since the early 1900s and is centuries old.
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