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Dory Funk, Jr.

Dorrance Earnest "Dory" Funk, Jr. is a 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 cloverleafsubmission 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 (but not officially recognized as World Titles): WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship once, the CWA World Heavyweight Championship once. He is also a 2009 WWE Hall of Fame Inductee.


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Born:
Feb 3, 1941 In Hammond, Indiana
Movie/TV Credits:
8
First Appeared:
In the movie WWE WrestleMania II 1986-04-07
Latest Project:
Series WCW WorldWide 2018
Known For
Poster of WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time
Poster of WWE Royal Rumble 1996
Poster of WCW Slamboree 1993
Poster of WWE WrestleMania II
Filmography
Series WCW WorldWide Unknown 2018
Movie History & Tradition: The Story of the National Wrestling Alliance Himself 2012-08-15
Movie WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time 2010-12-07
Movie WWE Royal Rumble 1996 Himself 1996-01-21
Movie WCW Slamboree 1993 Himself 1993-05-23
Movie NWA The Great American Bash 1987 Himself 1987-07-31
Movie WWE WrestleMania II Hoss Funk 1986-04-07
Movie WWE The Big Event Himself 1986-08-27