||June 30, 1944
||Double Cross Ranch
||Married with Children
|Height & Weight:
||6'1"- 247 lbs.
||December 9, 1965
Middle Aged & Crazy
Sleeper Hold (WWF)
Spinning Toe Hold
[Terry Funk Gallery]
[Funk Brothers Gallery]
[Hardcore Legends Gallery]
Wrestlers who Terry Funk has Feuded With:
|The Brisco Brothers
|Abdullah the Butcher
Killer Karl Kox
Junk Yard Dog
New Age Outlaws
NWA World Heavyweight title;
NWA Western States title (6);
NWA Western States Tag Team titles (2);
NWA Amarillo International Tag Team titles;
NWA Florida Television title;
NWA Florida Tag Team titles;
NWA Americas title;
NWA Missouri title;
NWA Championship Wrestling Florida title;
NWA Amarillo Brass Knuckles title;
NWA Amarillo Tag Team titles (2);
NWA North American Tag Team titles;
NWA/WCW United States title;
NWA National Television title;
NWA Los Angeles Tag Team titles;
WWC Tag Team titles;
SCW Tag Team titles;
SCW Southwest Tag Team titles;
SCW Southwest title;
USWA Unified title;
ECW Heavyweight title (2);
ECW Television title;
NWA Florida Southern title;
WWF Tag Team titles w/Cactus Jack;
WCW Hardcore title;
3PW Heavyweight title defeating Gary Wolfe & Sandman in a 3-way;
In The Beginning:
December 9, 1965: Terry Funk defeated Sputnik Monroe in his debut match..
August 1, 1968: Dory Jr. & Terry Funk defeated Kurt & Karl Von Brauner to win the NWA Amarillo Tag Team titles!
September 26, 1968: The Infernos beat the Funk Brothers to win the Tag Team titles..
October 18, 1968: Dory Jr. & Terry Funk regain the Texas Tag Team titles..
1969: Dory Jr. & Terry Funk made their Atlanta TV debut defeating Los Toros (Cisco Grimaldo & Roberto Pico)..
NWA: Western States:
1969: Terry Funk teams up with Ricky Romero to win the NWA Western States Tag Team titles..
April 4, 1970: The Beast & Bull Ramos defeated Terry Funk & Ricky Romero for the Tag Team titles..
May 7, 1970: Terry Funk defeated Ricky Romero to win the NWA Western States title..
July 1, 1970: Bull Ramos defeated Terry Funk for the Western States title..
July 7, 1970: Terry Funk regains the Western States title 6 days later..
August 1970: Terry Funk & Ricky Romero defeated the Beast & Bull Ramos to regain the Tag Team titles..
March 18, 1971: Terry Funk disguises himself as the masked Texan..
The Texan defeated Buddy Austin in the to the tournament final to win the NWA Florida Television title..
~~~After the match, the Texan unmasks to reveal his true identity..
March 30, 1971: Dory Jr & Terry Funk defeated the Brisco Brothers to win the Tag Team titles..
April 14, 1971: Terry Funk defeated the Grappler to win the NWA Southern title..
NWA: Western States:
May 1971: Terry Funk wins his third NWA Western States title..
August 26, 1971: Cyclon Negro defeated the Terry Funk for the Western States title..
On The Road:
August 30, 1971 - WWWF Madison Square Garden: Terry & Dory Funk Sr. wrestled Al Costello & Don Kent to a 15 minute draw..
December 7, 1971 - JWA: Dory Jr. & Terry Funk defeated Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki to win the NWA International Tag Team titles!
1972 - NWA Western States: Terry Funk wins his 4th Western States title defeating Cylcon Negro..
May 19, 1972 - JWA: Giant Baba & Seiji Sakaguchi defeated the Funk Brothers to win the NWA International Tag Team titles..
July 1, 1972 - WWWF MSG: Dory Jr & Terry Funk defeated King Curtis & Luke Graham..
February 10, 1973 - NWA Missouri: Terry Funk defeated Johnny Valentine to win the NWA Missouri title..
May 26, 1973 - NWA Amarillo: The Funks beat Killer Karl Krupp & Karl Von Steiger for the NWA International Tag Team titles..
July 3, 1973 - NWA Los Angeles: Terry Funk defeated Victor Rivera to win the NWA Americas title..
July 13, 1972 - NWA Amarillo: Terry Funk defeated Dick Murdoch to win the Amarillo Brass Knuckles title..
October 1973 - NWA Amarillo: Dory Jr & Terry Funk beat Cyclone Negro & Killer Karl Kox for the NWA International Tag Team titles!
NWA: Western States:
October 18, 1973: The NWA Western States title is held up after a match between Terry Funk and Kung Fu Lee..
October 25, 1973: Terry Funk regains the Western State title..
March 1974: Bob Backlund defeated Terry Funk for the NWA Western States title..
November 1974: Terry Funk defeated Siegfried Stanke for his 6th NWA Western States title reign..
~~~Terry Funk later vacates the NWA Western States title and leaves the territory for Florida..
National Wrestling Alliance - World Champion:
July 3, 1975: Terry Funk defeated Paul Jones in a 16-man tournament final to win the NWA United States title..
December 10, 1975: Terry Funk defeated Jack Brisco to win the NWA World title in a 60 minute 2/3 falls match!
June 11, 1976 - Tokyo: Terry Funk successfully defends his NWA World title against Jumbo Tsuruta..
February 6, 1977: Harley Race defeated Terry Funk to win the NWA World title..
~~~Terry Funk's World title reign lasted for 14 months..
All Japan & Florida:
December 1977 - All Japan: Dory Jr & Terry Funk win All Japan’s Open Tag Team League..
December 30, 1978 - NWA Florida: Terry Funk wins his second Southern title defeating Dick Slater..
World Wrestling Council - Puerto Rico:
WWC: April 6, 1979 - Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk defeat Invaders 1 & II to win the WWC Tag Team Titles
WWC: November 24, 1979 - The Invaders regain the Tag Team Titles from the Funks
WWC: December 22, 1979 - The Funks once again take the WWC Tag Team Titles from the Invaders
Late 1979: Dory SR & Terry win the Real Tag League..
National Wrestling Alliance:
September 1979 - Florida: Terry Funk defeated Steve Keirn in the tournament final to win the NWA Florida title..
~~~The title had been held up after previous champion Dusty Rhodes vacated it after winning the NWA World title..
1980: Terry Funk defeated Terry Taylor to win the NWA National Television title..
February 1980 - Los Angeles: Dory Jr & Terry Funk win the Los Angeles version of the Tag Team titles..
Southwest Championship Wrestling:
August 1980: Dory Jr & Terry Funk were billed as the Tag Team champions when they arrived to the territory..
1981 - NWA Florida: Dory Jr & Terry Funk defeated Jack & Jerry Brisco to win the NWA North American Tag Team titles..
1981: Terry Funk & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Tully Blanchard & Gino Hernandez to win the SCW Southwest Tag Team titles..
1981: Terry Funk wins a tournament final to become the SCW Heavyweight champion..
May 1981: Wahoo McDaniel & Ivan Putski defeated Terry Funk & Larry Lane (sub for Dory) to win the SCW Tag Team titles..
On the Road:
Late 1982: Dory SR & Terry Funk win their second Real Tag League..
July 15, 1983 - Missouri: Terry Funk defeated David von Erich to win the NWA Missouri title..
1983: Terry Funk first announced his retirement, as of 2003, the ol' bastard is still wrestling..
February 22, 1984 - AWA in Tokyo: Terry Funk served as guest referee for the Bockwinkel/Tsuruta AWA World title match..
World Wrestling Federation:
Terry Funk & Dory Funk Jr sign with the WWF, under the management of Jimmy Hart..
~~~Dory Funk Jr is renamed "Hoss" Funk..
~~~Terry Funk attacks a number of WWF announcers to gain some heat..
July 8, 1985 - King of the Ring: Tito Santana defeated Terry Funk in the 1st round of the King of the Ring tournament..
October 31, 1985 - Saturday Night Main Event: Terry Funk defeated the Junk Yard Dog..
November 7, 1985 - Wrestling Classic: Moondog Spot defeated Terry Funk in the 1st round of the tournament..
December 19, 1985 - SNME: In his pre-match interview, Terry Funk acknowledges his history of being a former NWA World champ!
~~~This was unheard of in the WWF, as their attitude towards the competition was that it never existed..
WrestleMania II: Hoss & Terry Funk defeated the Junk Yard Dog & Tito Santana..
May 1, 1986 - Saturday Night Main Event: Hulk Hogan & Junk Yard Dog defeated Terry & Hoss Funk..
~~~The Funk Brothers vs Hulk Hogan/JYD continued to headline house shows for the next few months!
August 28, 1987 - Paul Boesch Retirement Show: Terry Funk beat Chavo Guererro Sr..
NWA: World Championship Wrestling:
May 7, 1989 - WrestleWar: Terry Funk was one of three judges assigned for the Ric Flair/Ricky Steamboat NWA title match..
~~~Afterwards, Terry Funk approached Ric Flair in the ring and challenged him to a World title match!
~~~When Ric Flair declined, Terry Funk attacked him and piledrove Flair on the table!!
June 14, 1989 - Clash of the Champions VII: Ricky Steamboat defeated Terry Funk by DQ..
Great American Bash 1989: Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk to retain the NWA World title..
Helloween Havoc 1989: Ric Flair & Sting defeated Terry Funk & the Great Muta in Thunderdome Cage match..
November 15, 1989 - Clash of the Champions IX: Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk in an "I Quit" match..
On The Road Again:
November 5, 1990 - USWA: Terry Funk defeated Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Unified title..
August 22, 1993 - Osaka: Terry Funk & Tarzan Goto defeated the Sheik & Sabu in a Stretcher match!
Extreme Championship Wrestling + (BOLDED ITEMS SIGNIFIES NON-ECW MATCHES):
October 1, 1993: Terry Funk defeated Jimmy Snuka to win the ECW Television title..
November 13, 1993 - November to Remember: Sabu & Road Warrior Hawk defeated Terry Funk & King Kong Bundy..
~~~Due to the match stipulation, Sabu won Terry Funks ECW Television title..
December 26, 1993 - Holiday Hell: Terry Funk defeated Sabu to win the ECW Heavyweight title..
March 26, 1994 - Ultimate Jeopardy: Shane Douglas pinned Terry Funk to win the ECW title in a 8 Man War Games match..
WCW Slamboree 1994: Terry Funk and Tully Blanchard wrestle to a double DQ..
June 24, 1994 - Hostile City: Public Enemy beat Dory Funk Jr & Terry Funk to retain the ECW Tag Team titles..
July 16, 1994 - Heat Wave: Public Enemy defeated Dory Funk Jr & Terry Funk in a ‘No Rope Barbed Wire’ match!
July 17, 1994 - WCW Bash at the Beach: Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Bunk defeated Dustin Rhodes & Arn Anderson..
August 13, 1994 - Hardcore Heaven: Terry Funk & Cactus Jack wrestled to a No Contest ..
WCW Helloween Havoc 1994: The Nasty Boys beat Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck..
April 15, 1995 - Hostile City: Cactus Jack defeated Terry Funk..
May 21, 1995: Terry Funk was inducted into the WCW Hall of Fame..
November 18, 1995 - November to Remember: Terry Funk & Tommy Dreamer beat Raven & Cactus Jack..
May 5, 1996 - Kawasaki, Japan: Terry Funk & Mr. Pogo defeated Masato Tanaka & Hayabusa..
~~~This was a crazy "No Rope Explosive Barbed Wire Time Bomb Land Mine Double Hell Death" match!
November 16, 1996 - November to Remember: Terry Funk & Tommy Dreamer defeated Shane Douglas & Brian Lee..
WWF Royal Rumble 1997: Terry Funk makes a special guest appearance as a participant in the Royal Rumble..
January 11, 1997 - House Party: Brian Lee defeated Terry Funk..
February 22, 1997 - Cyberslam: Terry Funk & Tommy Dreamer defeated Raven & Brian Lee..
March 15, 1997 - Hostile City: Terry Funk defeated Brian Lee..
April 13, 1997: Terry Funk defeated Raven to win his second ECW Heavyweight title!
June 6, 1997 - Wrestlepalooza: Terry Funk defeated Chris Candido to retain the ECW title..
July 19, 1997 - Heatwave: Terry Funk defeated Shane Douglas to retain the ECW title..
August 9, 1997: Sabu defeated Terry Funk to win the ECW Heavyweight title..
August 17, 1997 - Hardcore Heaven: Shane Douglas defeated Terry Funk & Sabu (Champ) in a triple threat to win the ECW title!
Frontier Martial Arts in JAPAN:
September 28, 1997: Terry Funk defeated Hiromichi Fuyuki in a ‘Loser Leaves FMW’ match..
World Wrestling Federation - Hardcore Legend:
Late 1997: Terry Funk returns to the WWF using the name "Chainsaw Charlie" and teaming with Cactus Jack as the Hardcore Legends..
Royal Rumble 1998: Terry Funk enters the Royal Rumble drawing #2, and Cactus Jack amazingly enters at #1..
~~~The two Hardcore Legends bash eachother over the head with trash cans for 5 minutes until #3 enters!
No Way Out 1998: Terry Funk/Cactus Jack/Steve Austin/Owen Hart beat HHH/Roaddog/Billy Gunn/Savio Vega in the No DQ Match..
WrestleMania XIV: Cactus Jack & Terry Funk defeated the New Age Outlaws in a Dumpster match to win the Tag Team titles..
~~~The match was originally booked to be a Barbed Wire Match, but the PPV people forbid them to do it..
~~~RAW: The New Age Outlaws beat Terry Funk & Cactus Jack the next night to recapture the Tag Team titles..
Fully Loaded 1998: Faarooq & Scorpio defeated Bradshaw & Terry Funk - After, Bradshaw turns against Funk..
~~~Terry Funk announces that his departure from the WWF after this tag team match..
FMW in Japan:
November 23, 1999 - Pay Per View: Dory Jr & Terry Funk beat Yoshinori Sasaki & Naohiko Yamazaki..
World Championship Wrestling:
January 2000: Terry Funk resurfaces in WCW and is appointed WCW Commissioner..
Terry Funk heads the "Old Age Outlaws", a stable consisting of Larry Zbyszko, Paul Orndorff and Arn Anderson..
January 10, 2000 - Nitro: Terry Funk books Jeff Jarrett into 3 different matches against George Steele, Tito Santana & Jimmy Snuka!
Souled Out 2000: Kevin Nash defeated Terry Funk to become Commissioner of WCW..
Spring Stampede 2000: Terry Funk defeated Norman Smiley to capture the WCW Hardcore title..
June 5, 2000: Eric Bischoff defeated Terry Funk for the WCW Hardcore title..
September 22, 2000: Terry Funk defeated Lance Storm to win his 2nd United States title (1st was 15 years prior)..
Starrcade 2000: Terry Funk defeated Crowbar to win his second WCW Hardcore title!
Middle Aged & Crazy:
January 28, 2001 - AJPW Giant Baba Memorial Spectacular: Terry Funk & Atsushi Onita beat Giant Kamala 2 & Abdullah the Butcher..
April 6, 2001 - Manati, Puerto Rico: Terry Funk defeated Super Crazy in a hardcore rules match..
February 22, 2002 - XWF House Show: Terry Funk (Still crazy after all these years) defeats Greg Valentine in a bloody match..
August 31, 2002 - XPW in Philadelphia: Shane Douglas defeats Terry Funk to retain the XPW Heavyweight title..
~~~Terry Funk needed 20 stitches to repair his arm in the hospital after the match..
October 27, 2002 - AJPW PPV: Abdullah the Butcher & Terry Funk defeated Tarzan Goto & Tomoaki Honma..
February 15, 2003 - 3PW: Terry Funk b Sabu..
March 29, 2003: Terry Funk defeated Dusty Rhodes and Abdullah the Butcher in a "Last Man Standing" match..
May 3, 2003 - 3PW: Terry Funk defeats Jerry Lawler in the main event..
June 21, 2003 - 3PW: Terry Funk defeats Gary Wolfe & Sandman in a 3-way to win the 3PW title!
August 16, 2003 - 3PW: Justin Credible defeated Terry Funk to win the 3PW Heavyweight title!
September 27, 2003: Terry Funk hosts a one-day training session for $75 at the Jersey All Pro Wrestling show in Bayonnne, NJ..
September 27, 2003 - JAPW Funkin' Homicide: Terry Funk pinned Homicide after a piledriver onto a steel chair!
September 19, 2003 - MLW WAR GAMES: The Funkin Army (led by Terry Funk) beat The Extreme Horsemen (led by Steve Corino)..
~~~Funkin Army = Terry Funk/Sabu/Dr Death/Sandman || Extreme Horsemen = Corino/Diamond/Anderson/Credible/Barry Windham..
September 20, 2003 - Ring of Honor: Terry Funk defeated CM Punk by DQ after Punk wouldn't release the figure-four-leglock..
February 4, 2004 - NWA^TNA: The Gathering (CM Punk & Julio Dinero) defeated Terry Funk & The Sandman..
February 18, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Raven & Terry Funk defeated The Gathering (Julio Dinero & CM Punk) w/James Mitchell..
~~~James Mitchell tried to use a stun gun on Raven, but Terry Funk threw himself in front and took the shock himself!
April 2004: Terry Funk and Sports Publishing have come to a verbal agreement to do an autobiography..
November 13, 2004--FWA British Uprising: Terry Funk & Paul Burchill & Paul Travell b Drew McDonald & Raj Ghosh & Thunder..
November 20, 2004: Eddie Steinblock (the promotor) defeated Terry Funk (bled heavily and put on a 'show') in Bremen, Germany..
December 12, 2004--IWA Mid South: Ian Rotten & Terry Funk & Danny Daniels beat B.J. Whitmer & Steve Stone & Chris Candido..
January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: America's Most Wanted defeated Dory Funk & Terry Funk by DQ to retain the NWA Tag titles..
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~This was Terry Funk's official retirement match --- this time it's REAL! well for two months at least..
April 2, 2005--World League Wrestling: Trevor Rhodes vs Brandon Bishop ended in a NO CONTEST with Mick Foley as referee..
~~~Trevor Rhodes & Brandon Bishop & Johnny Gold attacked Mick Foley until Terry Funk & Harley Race made the save!
April 9, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Jeff Jarrett beat Dusty Rhodes to retain the NWA title with Jimmy Valiant as referee..
~~~Terry Funk interfered and whacked Dusty Rhodes with his book leading to Jeff Jarrett scoring the victory!
May 7, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Dusty Rhodes defeated Terry Funk in a falls count anywhere bunkhouse match..
June 10, 2005 - Hardcore Homecoming: Sabu defeated Terry Funk and Sandman in a 3-WAY No-ropes Barbed Wire match!
~~~Sabu took an unhealthy number of bumps into the barbed wire ripping his skin to shreds and covered with blood..
~~~Bill Alfonso got involved, pulling Shane Douglas into the wire, resulting in Francine attacking Alfonso!!
~~~The lights went out and Cactus Jack showed up and shoved a Barbed-wire Mr. Socko down Shane Douglas' throat!
~~~Cactus Jack had a referees shirt on and counted the 1-2-3 as Terry Funk had Douglas pinned to eliminate Douglas..
~~~Sabu recovered and gave Terry Funk an Arabian Facebuster off a chair and Cactus Jack counted the 1-2-3!!
~~~Chants of "Terry!" and "Sabu!" and "Foley!" and "Thank You Shane!" and of course "ECW! ECW!" were heard..
July 8, 2005--Xtreme Championship Wrestling: Terry Funk was signing autographs and was insulted by XCW Champion Eddie Atlas..
August 4, 2005--Wrestle-One (debut show): Terry Funk & Mil Mascaras defeated Katsuhiko Nakajima & Tomoaki Honma..
August 27, 2005--WrestleReunion: Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Dory & Terry Funk & Mick Foley
September 10, 2005--Wrestle Reunion: Dusty Rhodes vs Terry Funk ended in a No Contest with Mick Foley as referee..
~~~Funk turned heel on Foley saying it was the first time he was wrestling where he was getting paid less than the referee!
November 4, 2005 - Hardcore Homecoming: Terry Funk was inducted into the Hardcore Hall of Fame..
November 19, 2005--Tribute to Starrcade: Dustin Rhodes vs Terry Funk ended in a No Contest with Mick Foley as referee..
December 3, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Dusty Rhodes defeated Terry Funk in an I Quit match inside a Cage..
World Wrestling Entertainment - The Return of ECW:
May 15, 2006 - RAW: Mick Foley brought out his mentor Terry Funk, which quickly evolved into a verbal & physical confrontation..
~~~Terry Funk was there to stick up for ECW and to confront Mick Foley about why he turned on Tommy Dreamer the week before..
May 22, 2006 - RAW: Mick Foley & Edge declared themselves Hardcore co-Champions only to be interrupted by Paul Heyman!
~~~Paul Heyman showed up and challenged Mick Foley & Edge to face Tommy Dreamer & Terry Funk at ECW One Night Stand..
June 5, 2006 - RAW: Terry Funk and a group of ECW wrestlers attacked John Cena until WWE wrestlers made the save!
June 7, 2006 - WWE vs ECW: Terry Funk was in a WWE vs ECW Battle Royal, won by The Big Show (who defected to ECW)..
~~~LATER: Edge (w/Mick Foley & Lita) defeated Tommy Dreamer w/Terry Funk in an Extreme Rules match when Lita interfered!
~~~~~Terry Funk had an intense brawl at ringside with Funk (wrapped in barbed wire) punching Foley's head til it bled..
June 11, 2006 - ECW One Night Stand: Mick Foley & Edge & Lita defeated Terry Funk (bloodbath) & Tommy Dreamer & Beulah..