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Fumi Saito & Justin Knipper are back with an episode on the history of The Funks, Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk.
Picking up from last week’s episode on the NWA in Japan, Fumi & Justin dove into the following topics:

Dory Funk Jr as NWA World Heavyweight champion after defeating Gene Kiniski, 1969

Dory Funk Jr, Tiger Mask, and the Funk mythos via ’70s Japanese comic books

The passing of Dory Funk Sr

Dory Funk Jr touring regular for AJPW after dropping the NWA title

Terry Funk in AJPW

The Funk Brothers as regulars for AJPW’s Summer Action Series

1983: Terry Funk retires “forever”

Terry Gordy debuts with AJPW

The Funks vs. The Sheik & Abdullah the Butcher

Fumi’s story about getting chased by Sheik & Abby as a kid

Terry Funk returns to wrestling, joins Atsushi Onita’s FMW in 1990

Terry Funk in ECW

Would Bruiser Brody have wrestled in death matches?

On Brody wanting to launch his own promotion in Japan

Terry Funk in Hollywood during the mid-’80s

Funk helping Hulk Hogan land the role of “Thunderlips” in Rocky III

Terry Funk’s album, made in Japan

Terry Funk’s later years with ECW, WWF (as Chainsaw Charlie) & WCW

Dory Funk and the Funkin’ Dojo & Funkin’ Conservatory

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