- Funk captured the International title on June 21, 1975.

Trenton Show (May '97) • [31] On the debut episode of ECW on June 13, 2006, Heyman presented Van Dam with the ECW World Heavyweight Championship. Chappell: The whole cards were stacked.

Born to Be Wired • Lawler hits a diving stomp and attempts a pin before Jimmy Hart interferes from outside.

Funk and Lawler sold like they were both being beaten to a pulp by each other. twice, once in 1969 and in Aug 1970. He and his brother, Dory Funk, Jr., quickly rose up the ranks and became big money wrestlers by the end of the decade.

- On February 10, 1973, Funk pinned Johnny Valentine for the NWA Missouri title Wrestling. Philadelphia Show (Oct '97) •

Rochester Show (Dec '97) • I love that place!

- Funk defeated the late Junkyard Dog on a November 1985 edition of NBC's Saturday Night's Main Event. [16] Foley was a guest on the Cutting Edge on the May 1, 2006 episode of Raw, and the two agreed to a WrestleMania Hardcore rematch the following week. You stepped on my heart, you stepped on my soul, you took everything I've had faith in, and you just throw it away.

Funk told him: “Cactus, I think you ought to start the match on the top of the cell.” - Funk defeated Romero for the NWA Western States title on May 7, 1970. Tanaka gained the advantage after executing a superplex off the top rope.

Monaca Show (Aug '97) • Warwick Show (Apr '97) •

In the mid 1980s, Funk teamed with Dory (calling himself "Hoss" Funk) and Jimmy Jack Funk (Jesse Barr), a storyline "brother." Sabu is known for being perhaps even more insane than Cactus Jack, and that's coming from Mick Foley!

Queens Show (Nov '97) • Queens Show (Dec '97) • November to Remember 1997 • A 5-star match means the contest was ‘perfect’, and some might argue that a perfect match is impossible (*cough* Cornette *cough). [3] The ECW locker room came to the ring to celebrate with Van Dam, but it was unclear at the time whether Van Dam was "officially" WWE Champion.[2][25].

Waltham Show (Mar '97) •

Trenton Show (May '97) •

- Funk defeated the late Junkyard Dog on a November 1985 edition of NBC's Saturday Although neither men were legitimately hurt, Dr. Ferdinand Rios came out and kayfabe declared that the match could not continue. Fright Fight 1997 •

Race lifted Funk for a shinbreaker and then trapped him in an Indian death leglock.

She was like the girl I can't let go off, but the one who makes me sick, upon seeing her. Trenton Show (Mar '97) • During 1981, Terry spent some time in the Continental Wrestling Association feuding with Jerry Lawler. He's gonna bludgeon us.

Van Dam then executed the Five-Star Frog Splash on Cena, but there was no referee as Patrick was knocked out.

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Funk retaliates with a flurry of punches and elbows until Lawler starts bleeding. He released an autobiography, Terry Funk: More Than Just Hardcore, in 2005.

Yamazaki in Yokohama, Japan as part of a FMW pay-per-view. Sometimes, taking an extra stop before getting to the destination isn't such a bad thing if done right.

Chappell: Well, I think you had a lot to do with it Terry!

Years later he did have the knee replacement.

of the WWF World Tag Team title in a "dumpster" match. On this night, he took on Texas legend Terry Funk in a savage brawl.

- Funk and Tarzan Goto beat the Sheik and Sabu in a "stretcher" match

Downington Show (Apr '97) • Lita broke the hold up only to have Dreamer give her the Dreamer Driver.

Funk continues to scream in pain and anger. Southern title in Miami, Florida. He served as special guest referee for a match between Viscera and 2 Tuff Tony.

Terry and Dory, Jr. also made a name for themselves in Japan.

on August 22, 1993 in Osaka, Japan. Pro Wrestling is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Buffalo Invasion 1997 • Funk's team emerged victorious in front of a crowd of 2,000 people in the Coventry Skydome. [17] Before the match began on the May 8, 2006 edition of Raw, Foley announced that the match was now a triple threat match, with Tommy Dreamer added as the third person. - In January 2000, Funk arrived in WCW and was named Commissioner. [15], The other main match on the card was a Hardcore Intergender match, as Edge and Mick Foley faced Terry Funk and Tommy Dreamer. minute best of three falls match in Miami, Florida. He then had a Falls Count Anywhere match with Foley on Raw in 1998, where Foley defeated him. Funk hits an atomic drop and gets back into the ring. Downington Show (Jun '97) • Where do you get off? And then when I walk to that ring at the Hammerstein Ballroom as a WWE Legend, you Terry Funk and you Tommy Dreamer will learn about loss ... Have a nice day. Funk was set to wrestle at the ECW One Night Stand pay-per-view on June 11, 2006. He doesn't put his arm around me anymore. - Funk defeated Jerry "The King" Lawler for the USWA Unified World Dreamer then locked a Modified Crossface onto Edge, using Barbed wire against Edge's face. Lawler punches Funk, causing Funk to release the hold. [12] The two had a contract signing for their match on the June 5, 2006 episode of Raw. - The Funk brothers defeated the Brisco brothers for the Florida Tag Team title Heat Wave 1997 • At ECW November to Remember, Funk was believed to have been a mystery partner against Justin Credible and Jack Victory. Along with Bunkhouse Buck, Arn Anderson and Meng, the stable would focus their energies on Dusty and Dustin Rhodes, as well as The Nasty Boys, culminating in a WarGames match at Fall Brawl. Welcome to the latest edition of UnWrest Focus REWIND. [8] The new brand was officially confirmed by WWE on May 25, 2006, with its debut show airing on June 13, 2006 on the Sci Fi Channel.

Foley watched the first HIAC with Terry Funk – his longtime mentor and occasional tag team partner/opponent.

The overall reaction to the pay-per-view was very good,[33][34][35] with 280,000 people ordering the event, down from the 325,000 orders the previous year. When the two exchanged punches, Edge and Lita came out, with Lita low-blowing Funk. Funk has appeared in the NWA, AWA, WWF/E, WCW, ECW, USWA, ROH, and TNA. 19: 01.09.2004 : 3 Live Kru (BG James & Konnan) & The Midnight Rider defeat Team Canada (Bobby Roode, Eric Young & Johnny Devine) (6:04) Total Nonstop Action Wrestling #113 - Pay Per View @ Tennessee … heading into the pay-per-view, but build-up behind the scenes began several months earlier, as WWE was bringing back ECW full-time. In 1975, Terry defeated Jack Brisco for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.

after Flair put on the Figure-four leglock. Ted DiBiase was trained by Dory Funk, Jr. and Terry Funk. Hamburg Show (Feb '97) • ECW's Sabu then came out and sent Cena through the table with his Atomic Arabian Facebuster move.

Funk was a primary subject of the documentary film Beyond the Mat. - Terry was introduced to WCW's Hall of Fame in 1994 and in the WWF Hall of More punches by Funk followed by a high leg drop.

On May 11, 2010, Funk appeared on "Right After Wrestling" with Arda Ocal on SIRIUS Satellite Radio to discuss his possible retirement, to which he replied "I never really truly will retire". It’s possible that without Meltzer singing the praises of certain wrestlers by awarding their matches 5-star ratings, today’s wrestling landscape would be a very different place, and not in a good way.

- The Funk brothers won a tournament on November 23, 1978 to capture the Georgia

title. Glasgow Show (Nov '97) •

After the match, Foley sat in the middle of the ring and stated his kayfabe thoughts on ECW.[15]. However, before the match, ECW owner Paul Heyman presented Terry with a belt, paid for through a collection taken up by wrestlers on the ECW roster, that declared him the Lifetime ECW World Heavyweight Champion. And it perhaps is going too far into the extreme. He has also appeared in other movies such as Road House, Paradise Alley, The Ringer, and Over the Top. Van Dam said that he had opted to keep the spinner belt (sarcastically remarking that "this one spins!