Funk, Dory Jr.

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Name
Funk, Dory Jr. Gender: M
Dorrance Earnest Funk
born on 3 February 1941 at 15:16 (= 3:16 PM )
Place Hammond, Indiana, 41n35, 87w30
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 14°41' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°10 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 23°37'



File:Dory Funk (cropped).jpg
Dory Jr. Funk (1991)
photo: Paul Billets, license cc-by-sa-4.0

Biography

American wrestler and wrestling trainer who was the promoter of the Amarillo, Texas-based Western States Sports promotion. His ring names include Hoss Funk, The Long Tall Texan and The Masked Outlaw. He is the son of wrestler Dory Funk (Dorrance Wilhelm Funk) and brother of wrestler Terry Funk.

Funk held the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship once. He is the second-longest reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion of all time, holding it for over four years. Only Lou Thesz held it longer. He held the WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship once and the CWA World Heavyweight Championship once. He is a 2009 WWE Hall of Fame inductee.

Overall in major professional wrestling promotions, he is a one-time world champion consisting of the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship which is widely recognized as a counterpart to the WWE Championship.

He works for All Japan Pro Wrestling as the Pacific Wrestling Federation (PWF) chairman and runs the Funking Conservatory, a professional wrestling school.

Dory Funk Jr. has married twice and has five children.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • child->parent relationship with Funk, Dory (born 4 May 1919)
  • sibling relationship with Funk, Terry (born 30 June 1944)
  • (has as) student relationship with Lita (born 14 April 1975)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file ("Dorrance Ernest Funk").

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Size (1.88 m/ 6 ft 2 in)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (113 kg/ 250 lb)
  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Ring names)
  • Vocation : Sports : Wrestling
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Personal Trainer (Wrestling)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Dory Funk Method")
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession