31 Facts About Terry Funk

1. Terry Funk married his wife Vicki Ann on August 14, 1965.

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2. Terry Funk has appeared in other movies such as Road House, Paradise Alley, The Ringer, and Over the Top.

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3. In 1999, Terry Funk was featured in director Barry Blaustein's wrestling documentary Beyond the Mat.

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4. Terry Funk made another return to the ring on September 22, 2017, for the Big Time Wrestling promotion in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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5. On September 17, 2016, Terry Funk announced his retirement at House of Hardcore 17.

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6. On October 16, 2015, Terry Funk made an appearance at AIW's Big Trouble in Little Cleveland event, where he attacked Eddie Kingston and his manager, The Duke, destroying the concession stand in the process.

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7. On November 9, 2013, Terry Funk appeared at House of Hardcore 3 as Tommy Dreamer's tag team partner.

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8. Terry Funk wrestled Jerry Lawler unsuccessfully in a "No holds barred contest" for Northeast Wrestling on October 1, 2011.

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9. Terry Funk lasted until the end where he was eliminated by Roddy Piper.

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10. Terry Funk appeared at the fifth WrestleReunion event at the LAX Hilton in Los Angeles, California from January 28 to 30, 2011.

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11. Terry Funk was scheduled to be the special guest referee in a match between Kevin Nash and Hannibal for a Great North Wrestling event in May 2010.

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12. Terry Funk served as special guest referee for a match between Viscera and 2 Tuff Tony.

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13. At the show, Terry Funk joined longtime friend, Mick Foley, as special guest enforcers for a match between Scott Steiner and Samoa Joe.

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14. On May 23, 2009, Terry Funk made an unannounced appearance at a house show for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.

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15. Terry Funk made a cameo appearance on the March 21, 2016 episode of Raw, giving Dean Ambrose a pep-talk for his match against Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 32.

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16. Midway through the match, Foley injured Terry Funk's left eye with barbed wire, and Funk was taken backstage.

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17. Terry Funk made a brief return to WWE in 2006, when he appeared on the May 15 episode of Raw, confronting Mick Foley over the attack on Tommy Dreamer on the previous weeks episode of Raw.

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18. From 2002 to 2004, Terry Funk was a regular top star for Ring of Honor Wrestling and Major League Wrestling.

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19. Terry Funk was the WCW Commissioner at one time and the leader of the short-lived Old Age Outlaws that feuded with the nWo.

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20. Terry Funk had many feuds and wrestled programs with wrestlers such as Cactus Jack, "The Franchise" Shane Douglas, The Sandman, Sabu, and Terry's own protege, Tommy Dreamer.

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21. Terry Funk maintained a regular schedule of wrestling for ECW in its early days while competing in Japan.

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22. Terry Funk would first defeat Leatherface and Tiger Jeet Singh in extreme-style matches which featured barbed wire covered boards, glass, and chains before moving on to the finals of the tournament.

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23. Terry Funk joined World Championship Wrestling in 1989 and became part of the J-Tex Corporation.

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24. Terry Funk attacked Phillips, after Phillips made the mistake of putting on Funk's cowboy hat.

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25. Terry Funk made his World Wrestling Federation debut in 1985 after a brief run in the AWA.

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26. Terry Funk had challenged Lawler to this match at this time because he felt he was getting unfairly treated in Memphis.

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27. In 1975, Terry Funk defeated Jack Brisco for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship in Miami, when Dory failed to appear for a title shot.

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28. Terry Funk started his career in 1965, working in his father Dory Funk's, Western States Sports promotion in Amarillo, Texas.

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29. Terry Funk is the son of Dorothy and Dory Funk, a professional wrestler and promoter.

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30. Terry Funk was born on June 30, 1944 in Hammond, Indiana.

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31. Terry Funk was the promoter of the Amarillo, Texas-based Western States Sports promotion.

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