Tag Archives: Dory Funk Jr.

Wrestling At Creek Tonight

Daytona Beach Morning Journal – February 6, 1982

Spruce Creek High School will once again be the site for professional wrestling tonight at 8 p.m.  The main event will feature a grudge match between Killer Karl Kox and The Iron Sheik.  Other wrestlers on the card include Mike Graham, J.J. Dillon, Jack Brisco, and Dory Funk Jr.

Texan Funk Defeats Kiniski In Feature

St. Petersburg Times – February 12, 1969

TAMPA – Dory Funk Jr., former West Texas State tackle from Amarillo, Tex., defeated Gene Kiniski in the feature match of last night’s wrestling show at Fort Homer Hesterly Armory. Continue reading

Wrestling Notebook

Ocala Star-Banner – June 29, 1987

Something called the Global Wrestling Alliance is being perceived as a threat by the recently-merged Jim Crockett Promotions and Championship Wrestling from Florida combine.  That’s the reason old pro Bugsy McGraw was signed away from the GWA for work in Florida on NWA promotions. Continue reading

Wrestle Royals

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – October 4, 1997

That Which We Call A Rose …

Here’s a real bunch of sweethearts, the guys who will be slammin’ it out at Badd Blood, this Sunday at the Kiel Center. Continue reading

Jack Brisco Loses But Still Wins

The Miami News – May 7, 1975

Professional wrestling’s world heavyweight champion lost a match but kept his title last night at Miami Beach Convention Center.  Dory Funk Jr. won by disqualification over Jack Brisco, but a title cannot change hands on a disqualification.

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A Strong Arm Beats A Funk

The Miami News – November 7, 1974

Bob Armstrong retained his North American heavyweight wrestling championship last night, winning by disqualification over Dory Funk Jr., before 3,677 fans at Miami Beach Auditorium.

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