Dory Funk, Jr.

Wrestler, TV Writer

1941 –

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Who is Dory Funk, Jr.?

Dorrance Earnest Funk, Jr. is an active professional wrestler and wrestling trainer. He is the son of Dory Funk, Sr. and brother of Terry Funk. He is credited with the invention of the Texas cloverleaf submission hold and runs the Funking Conservatory, a professional wrestling school. His students and friends participate in a wrestling show, local to Ocala, Florida, called !Bang!. Dory is a former world heavyweight champion, having held the NWA World Heavyweight Championship once. To date, he was the fifth longest reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion of all time, holding it for over four years. In addition, he also held the major heavyweight titles: WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship once, the CWA World Heavyweight Championship once. He is also a 2009 WWE Hall of Fame Inductee. He is currently working for All Japan Pro Wrestling as the Pacific Wrestling Federation chairman.

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Born
Feb 3, 1941
Hammond
Also known as
  • Dorrance Ernest Funk Jr.
  • Hoss Funk
  • The Long Tall Texan
  • The Mass Outlaw
  • Dory Funk
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • West Texas A&M University

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on July 23, 2013

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