Dory Funk Jr.

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Amarillo, Texas, USA
Like his younger brother Terry Funk, Dory Funk Jr. was a success in the hyperbole that is professional wrestling. Their dad, Dory Funk Sr., was a long-time pro of the "golden" era of wrestling when the matches were real. Dory Jr. got his pro start in 1963 and excelled as a wrestler, winning the coveted National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) championship from Canadian wrestler Gene Kiniski, and holding the title for four years. He also teamed frequently with Terry (who would also win the NWA title) in a successful partnership. Read more...