VIEW FROM THE RISING SUN
by Masanori Horie

The Funks 2000 Part Two

(Background music: MIDI version of "Spinning Toe Hold," the Funks' theme song)

The Funks December 1978
Dory & Terry Funk, December 1978

Back in June, I wrote, "Two brothers have two different ways. They are really in contrast to each other. However, I really hope this parallel line will join again at the end of the century or the start of the 2000's" in "The Funks 2000" (June 28, 1999). The time when the parallel joins will come true earlier than we have expected.

The Funks (Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk), as a tag team, will return to Japan after eight years and seven months' absence. They are one of the greatest and most popular tag teams in Japanese wrestling history. Plus, they were the prime movers in letting me become captivated by wrestling. They will appear on FMW's 10th anniversary show, Entertainment Wrestling Special Live, with Shawn Michaels (special referee) and ECW's Tommy Dreamer & Raven at Yokohama Arena (17,000 seats) in Kanagawa on Tuesday, November 23 (Japanese Labor Thanksgiving Day).

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Dory Jr. at Dory Sr.'s gravesite
Dory Funk Jr. at Dory Funk Sr.'s gravesite

Dory and Terry have rarely wrestled together in both the United States and Japan recently. To the best of my memory, the last time they wrestled as a tag team in Japan was against Cactus Jack (Mick Foley) & Texas Terminator Hoss at Osaka Furitsu Gym on April 6, 1991 (12:22 Dory beat Cactus). And, Terry managed Dory, Giant Baba, and Stan Hansen against Andre the Giant, Jumbo Tsuruta, and Terry Gordy in a six-man tag team match on All Japan Pro's 20th Anniversary show at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on October 20, 1992. Then, Terry left All Japan Pro and wrestled for FMW, IWA, New Japan Pro, FMW, Tarzan Goto's Independent, and IWA shows in six years. Dory had wrestled for All Japan Pro for 22 years and was a special referee for the NWA World Heavyweight title match between Dan Severn and Naoya Ogawa on the UFO show at Yokohama Arena on March 14 of this year.

How about in the United States---let's trace back their records. The Funks did a no-contest with the ECW tag team champions, Public Enemy, on ECW Hostile City Showdown '94 at ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 24, 1994. The Funks and Bruiser Bedlam (a.k.a. Johnny K-9 in New Japan Pro), with Jim Cornette, faced Bob Armstrong, Tracy Smothers, and Road Warrior Hawk, with Ron Wright, in a "Coward Waves The Flag Match" on SMW Night of the Legends '94 at Civic Coliseum in Knoxville, Tennessee on August 5, 1994. They had a "Texas Death Match" on SMW Fire on the Mountain '94 at Freedom Hall in Johnson City, Tennessee the next day. The Funks faced Brian Pillman & Bruce Hart on the Stu Hart Tribute Show at Calgary Corral in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on December 15, 1995. They worked together for these shows, too ... Dory faced Tommy Gilbert and Terry faced Doug Gilbert in a "Texas Chain Match" on Eddie Gilbert Memorial Night at Derby Sports Arena in Louisville, Kentucky on March 13, 1997. Dory faced Rob Van Dam and Terry faced Bret Hart on Wrestle Fest '97 / 50 Years of Funk at Fairgrounds Coliseum in Amarillo, Texas on September 11, 1997.

Masanori and Dory
Masanori and Dory Funk Jr., March 13, 1999

Dory and his wife, Marti, will have their next wrestling training camp, Funking Conservatory / School of Hard Knocks, from December 20 to 25, 1999. Dory has coached a lot of main eventers in both the United States and Japan for years. His passion for wrestling will never be weak. He has already had his 36th Anniversary as a pro wrestler on July 8. He debuted against Jack Dalton (Don Fargo) in Amarillo on July 8, 1963. Dory said, "This life would earn me a good living, but for that good living, this is what I was about to go through. I would be slammed to the wrestling mat hard 75,000 times. I would gaff and bleed all over the place and spill lots of blood 3,250 times. I would drive 2,500,000 miles and fly an additional 12,500,000 miles. I would have 4,250 hangovers and take twenty-five years to figure out, 'That was ridiculous.' I would get hit over the head with a chair thousands of times. I would receive 275 tickets for speeding. The truth is, I wish The Lord would give me just one more lifetime so I could do it all over again." (From Dory's Gunslinger Rap II.)

Terry Funk and Masanori
Terry Funk and Masanori, April 10, 1999

Terry, Mick Foley, and Jake Roberts are the three main featured stars in a new 1 hour 42 minute documentary movie, entitled "Beyond The Mat," by Barry W. Blaustein, who is a screenwriter for Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment. This movie shows what three real-life human beings behind the wrestling characters are like, and its run has just started at AMC Century City Theaters in Los Angeles, California from Friday, October 22. I hope that this movie will be released internationally. Barry said, "Every documentary on wrestling seems to focus on whether it's real or not, and is presented with a wink and a nod. Well, I could care less if it's real or not; that's not even an issue. Wrestling has the loudest, greatest fans in the world. Wrestling is wonderful theater; it's good vs. evil. People should just enjoy the sport for what it is. I want to show people why I like it so much."

Terry and his wife, Vicki, have recently helped The Canyon Area Library Council's fund-raising campaign in Canyon, Texas. They are planing to construct a new $1.5 million library building in downtown Canyon. Terry will have his 33rd Anniversary as a pro wrestler on December 28. He debuted against Sputnik Monroe in Amarillo on December 28, 1965.

FMW's president, Shoichi Arai, has strengthened FMW's gaijin (foreign) bookings this year. FMW is sponsored by DirecTV in Japan and chose a much more Americanized format show rather than Atsushi Onita style "garbage." Arai was backstage with Victor Quinones (WWF / IWA) and FMW's booker, Hiromichi "Kodo" Fuyuki, at ECW Anarchy Rulz at the Odeum Expo Center in Chicago on September 19. Arai made notes about their product very eagerly. Arai also hired Junya Inadomi, who went to West Texas A&M University (formerly West Texas State University) to get his journalism degree, as a coordinator for foreign wrestlers. Inadomi's biggest heroes are always The Funks.

Terry Funk
Terry Funk at an autograph session before the FMW show

In Japan, a cynical comedy group named Neptune (Taizo Harada, Jun Nagura, and Ken Horiuchi) has become popular recently. Harada, 29 years old, grew up as wrestling fan. They play as a mysterious brother tag team named "Dory & Terry" in a comedy program called "Life of Laughing Dogs" on Fuji Television (Channel 8), which televises All Japan Woman's Pro Wrestling. Their performance has drawn very good ratings for late Wednesday night and will get a new and better time slot in the Tokyo area at 8:00 p.m. on Sundays, beginning November 21. The TV station is planning to tape The Funks and Neptune's first meeting for their new program at Yokohama Arena on November 23.

When I see The Funks and their matches, I always reconfirm my reason for being a wrestling fan in the stream of the time. Wrestling will be Wrestling, Boys will be Boys, and The Funks will be The Funks for me.

The Funks September 1997
Dory & Terry Funk, Fairgrounds Coliseum, Amarillo, Texas, September 11, 1997


The Funks in Japanese Tag Team Title Matches and All Japan Pro Wrestling's Real World Tag Team League Tournament Results:

1970s

August 4, 1970---Tokyo Metropolitan Gym, Tokyo
International Tag Team title match
Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki beat Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk (2-0)
(1) Baba & Inoki beat Funks (26:17 DQ)
(2) Baba beat Terry (5:45)

December 7, 1971---Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido
International Tag Team title match
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk beat Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki (2-1)
(1) Dory beat Inoki (16:05)
(2) Baba beat Terry (5:34)
(3) Terry beat Baba (4:12)---The Funks became the 15th champions

March 19, 1972---Sports Arena, Amarillo, Texas
International Tag Team title match
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk beat Giant Baba & Seiji Sakaguchi (1-1)
(1) Baba beat Dory (2:32)
(2) Terry beat Baba (7:35)
(3) 15:34 No Contest

March 20, 1972---Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
International Tag Team title match
Giant Baba & Seiji Sakaguchi beat Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk (2-1)
(1) Terry beat Sakaguchi (15:17)
(2) Sakaguchi beat Terry (13:20)
(3) Baba beat Dory (4:27)---Baba & Sakaguchi became the 16th champions

October 9, 1973---Kuramae Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo
International Tag Team title match
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk beat Giant Baba & Tomomi (Jumbo) Tsuruta (1-1)
(1) Tsuruta beat Terry (23:57)
(2) Terry beat Tsuruta (17:24)
(3) 60 minutes time up

June 15, 1974---Colorado Springs, Colorado
International Tag Team title match
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk beat Giant Baba & Kung Fu Lee (Great Kojika) (2-1)
(1) Dory beat Lee (11:04)
(2) Baba beat Terry (6:22)
(3) Terry beat Lee (5:32)

December 26, 1974---Sports Arena, Amarillo, Texas
International Tag Team title match
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk beat Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (2-1)
(1) Baba beat Dory (20:47)
(2) Terry beat Baba (12:20)
(3) Dory beat Tsuruta (12:12)

February 5, 1975---Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas
International Tag Team title match
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta beat Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk (2-1)
(1) Baba beat Terry (15:45)
(2) Dory beat Tsuruta (6:30)
(3) Tsuruta beat Dory (11:13)---Baba & Tsuruta became the 23rd champions.

March 8, 1975---Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido
International Tag Team title match
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta beat Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk (2-1)
(1) Terry beat Baba (14:10)
(2) Baba beat Terry (5:45)
(3) Tsuruta drew Terry (9:38 double countout)

March 13, 1975---Nichidai Kodo (Nihon University Hall), Tokyo
International Tag Team title match
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta beat Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk (2-1)
(1) Dory beat Tsuruta (12:16)
(2) Baba beat Terry (3:13)
(3) Tsuruta beat Dory (5:23)

1977 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
December 2 - December 15
(1) Dory & Terry Funk (2) Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (3) Abdullah the Butcher & The Sheik (4) Rusher Kimura & Great Kusatsu (4) Kintaro Ohki (Kim ILL) & Kim Duk (Tiger Chang Lee) (6) Bill Robinson & Horst Hoffman (7) The Destroyer (Dick Beyer) & Texas Red (Red Bastien) (8) Akihisa Takachiho (The Great Kabuki) & Mighty Inoue (8) Gen-ichiro Tenryu & Rocky Hata (Mitsuo Hata in Central States)

December 2, 1977---Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk beat Akihisa Takachiho & Mighty Inoue (17:55 Terry beat Hata)

December 3, 1977---Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya
Dory & Terry Funk beat The Destroyer & Texas Red (20:15 Dory beat Red)

December 4, 1977---Neyagawa City Gym, Osaka
Dory & Terry Funk beat Rusher Kimura & Great Kusatsu (18:53 Terry beat Kusatsu)

December 6, 1977---Kyu-den Memorial Gym, Fukuoka
Dory & Terry Funk drew Bill Robinson & Horst Hoffman (45:00 time up)

December 12, 1977---Oita Prefectural Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Kintaro Ohki & Kim Duk (20:59 Terry beat Duk)

December 14, 1977---Osaka Furitsu Gym
Dory & Terry Funk drew Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (45:00 time up)

December 15, 1977---Kuramae Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk beat Abdullah the Butcher & The Sheik (14:40 Dory beat Sheik by DQ)---Dory & Terry won the tournament

1978 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
December 1 - December 15---13 shows
(1) Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (2) Dory & Terry Funk (3) Nick Bockwinkel & Blackjack Lanza (4) Bill Robinson & Black Wild Angus (5) Abdullah the Butcher & The Sheik (12/1-9) / Killer Tor Kamata (12/11-15) (6) Kintaro Ohki (Kim ILL) & Kim Duk (Tiger Chang Lee)

December 5, 1978---Osaka Furitsu Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Nick Bockwinkel & Blackjack Lanza (28:08 Dory beat Lanza)

December 6, 1978---Kochi Prefectural Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Kintaro Ohki & Kim Duk (18:12 Dory beat Ohki)

December 9, 1978---Kuramae Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo
Abdullah the Butcher & The Sheik beat Dory & Terry Funk (12:29 Sheik beat Dory by DQ)

December 14, 1978---Hakodate City Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk drew Bill Robinson & Wild Angus (45:00 time up)

December 15, 1978---Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk drew Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (45:00 time up)

1979 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 30 - December 13---13 shows
(1) Dory & Terry Funk (2) Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (3) Abdullah the Butcher & The Sheik (4) Mil Mascaras & Dos Caras (5) Kintaro Ohki (Kim ILL) & Killer Tor Kamata (6) Mr. Wrestling (Tim Woods) & Masked Strangler (Jose Rivera Sr.) (7) Chief Wahoo McDaniel & Chief Frank Hill

December 2, 1979---Hakodate City Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk beat Kintaro Ohki & Tor Kamata (20:26 Terry beat Kamata)

December 6, 1979---Hamamatsu City Gym, Shizuoka
Dory & Terry Funk beat Wahoo McDaniel & Frank Hill (15:05 Terry beat Hill)

December 7, 1979---Osaka Furitsu Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Mil Mascaras & Dos Caras (18:16 Dory beat Caras)

December 9, 1979---Ehime Prefectural Hall, Matsuyama
Dory & Terry Funk beat Mr. Wrestling & Masked Strangler (16:47 Terry beat Strangler)

December 12, 1979---Nagasaki International Gym
Dory & Terry Funk drew Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (45:00 time up)

December 13, 1979---Kuramae Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk beat Abdullah the Butcher & The Sheik (17:15 Dory beat Sheik)---Dory & Terry won the tournament

1980s

1980 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 28 - December 11---13 shows
(1) Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (2) Dory & Terry Funk (3) Abdullah the Butcher & Killer Tor Kamata (4) Nick Bockwinkel & Jumping Jim Brunzell (4) Dick Slater & Ricky Steamboat (6) Bill Robinson & Les Thornton (7) The Sheik & Great Mephisto (Frankie Cain)

November 28, 1980---Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk beat The Sheik & Great Mephisto (11:05 Dory beat Mephisto by countout)

December 1, 1980---Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk beat Bill Robinson & Les Thornton (19:30 Dory beat Thornton)

December 5, 1980---Kochi Prefectural Gym
Dory & Terry Funk drew Abdullah the Butcher & Tor Kamata (15:58 double countout)

December 7, 1980---Nobeoka City Gym, Miyazaki
Dory & Terry Funk beat Dick Slater & Ricky Steamboat (37:06 Terry beat Steamboat)

December 9, 1980---Osaka Furitsu Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Nick Bockwinkel & Jim Brunzell (14:55 Dory beat Brunzell)

December 11, 1980---Kuramae Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta beat Dory & Terry Funk (43:50 Tsuruta beat Terry by countout)

April 24, 1981---Yokohama Bunka Gym, Kanagawa
International Tag Team title match
Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta drew Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk (1-1)
(1) Terry beat Baba (21:07)
(2) Baba beat Terry (6:00)
(3) 10:54 double countout

1981 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 27 - December 13---16 shows
(1) Bruiser Brody & Jimmy Snuka (2) Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (3) Dory & Terry Funk (4) Tiger Jeet Singh & Umanosuke Ueda (5) Harley Race & Larry Hennig (6) The Sheik & Mark Lewin (7) Gen-ichiro Tenryu & Ashura Hara (7) Great Kojika (Kung Fu Lee) & Motoshi Ohkuma (7) Baron Von Raschke & Killer Karl Krupp

November 27, 1981---Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Tiger Jeet Singh & Umanosuke Ueda beat Dory & Terry Funk (10:37 DQ)

November 29, 1981---Isawa Komatsu Public Hall, Yamanashi
Dory & Terry Funk beat Great Kojika & Motoshi Ohkuma (13:46 Terry beat Kojika)

December 1, 1981---Hamamatsu City Gym, Shizuoka
Dory & Terry Funk beat The Sheik & Mark Lewin (12:53 DQ)

December 4, 1981---Kochi Prefectural Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Gen-ichiro Tenryu & Ashura Hara (22:32 Dory beat Hara)

December 8, 1981---Akita Prefectural Gym
Dory & Terry Funk drew Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (45:00 time up)

December 9, 1981---Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk beat Harley Race & Larry Hennig (21:16 Terry beat Hennig)

December 11, 1981---Obihiro City Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk beat Baron Von Raschke & Killer Karl Krupp (17:41 Terry beat Krupp)

December 13, 1981---Kuramae Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo
Bruiser Brody & Jimmy Snuka beat Dory & Terry Funk (21:41 Brody beat Dory)

1982 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 26 - December 13---17 shows
(1) Dory & Terry Funk (2) Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody (2) Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (4) Harley Race & Dick Slater (5) Gen-ichiro Tenryu & Ashura Hara (6) Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood (7) Super Destroyer (Scott Irwin) & Umanosuke Ueda

November 27, 1982---Gumma Sports Center, Maebashi
Dory & Terry Funk beat Super Destroyer & Umanosuke Ueda (11:38 Terry beat Destroyer)

November 29, 1982---Iwate Prefectural Gym, Morioka
Dory & Terry Funk beat Gen-ichiro Tenryu & Ashura Hara (20:45 Terry beat Hara)

December 2, 1982---Osaka Furitsu Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood (8:57 Terry beat Youngblood)

December 8, 1982---Asahikawa City Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk drew Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (26:57 double count out)

December 9, 1982---Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk drew Harley Race & Dick Slater (45:00 time up)

December 13, 1982---Kuramae Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk beat Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody (12:30 DQ)---Dory & Terry won the tournament

August 31, 1983---Kuramae Kokugikan (Sumo Hall), Tokyo
Terry Funk's Retirement match
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk beat Stan Hansen & Terry Gordy (Terry [12:35] Gordy)

1983 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 25 - December 12---17 shows
(1) Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody (2) Dory Funk Jr. & Giant Baba managed by Terry Funk (2) Jumbo Tsuruta & Gen-ichiro Tenryu (4) Tiger Jeet Singh & Umanosuke Ueda (4) Mil Mascaras & Dos Caras (6) Barry Windham & Ron Fuller (7) Ashura Hara & Mighty Inoue (8) The Mongolian (Gene Lewis) & Goro Tsurumi

1984 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 22 - December 12---19 shows
(1) Jumbo Tsuruta & Gen-ichiro Tenryu (2) Dory & Terry Funk (2) Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody (2) Harley Race & Nick Bockwinkel (5) Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith (6) Giant Baba & Rusher Kimura (6) One Man Gang & Goro Tsurumi (8) Tiger Jeet Singh & Mike Shaw (Makhan Singh [Stampede], Norman The Lunatic [WCW], Bastion Booger [WWF])

November 22, 1984---Matsudo City Sports Park Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Tiger Jeet Singh & Mike Shaw (8:58 Dory beat Shaw)

November 23, 1984---Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk beat Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith (23:23 Dory beat Smith by countout)

November 27, 1984---Nagaoka Welfare Hall, Niigata
Dory & Terry Funk beat One Man Gang & Goro Tsurumi

November 28, 1984---Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk drew Jumbo Tsuruta & Gen-ichiro Tenryu (30:00 time up)

December 4, 1984---Fukuoka International Center
Dory & Terry Funk beat Giant Baba & Rusher Kimura (14:33 Dory beat Kimura by countout)

December 8, 1984---Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya
Stan Hansen & Bruiser Brody beat Dory & Terry Funk (18:42 DQ)

December 12, 1984---Yokohama Bunka Gym, Kanagawa
Dory & Terry Funk drew Harley Race & Nick Bockwinkel (30:00 time up)

1985 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 23 - December 12---20 shows
(1) Stan Hansen & Ted DiBiase (2) Dory Funk Jr. & Giant Baba (2) Jumbo Tsuruta & Gen-ichiro Tenryu (2) Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu (2) Harley Race & Jesse Barr (6) Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith (6) Rusher Kimura & Ashura Hara (6) Nick Bockwinkel & Curt Hennig

October 24, 1986---Toyama City Gym
International Tag Team title match
Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu drew Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk (13:52 double countout)

1986 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 22 - December 12---19 shows
(1) Jumbo Tsuruta & Gen-ichiro Tenryu (2) Stan Hansen & Ted DiBiase (3) Dory & Terry Funk (3) Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu (5) Terry Gordy & Killer Khan (6) Giant Baba & Tiger Mask (Mitsuharu Misawa) (6) Rick Martel & Tom Zenk (8) Rusher Kimura & Goro Tsurumi (9) Ashura Hara & Strong Machine (Junji Hirata in New Japan Pro / Sonny Two Rivers in Calgary)

November 22, 1986---Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk beat Rick Martel & Tom Zenk (13:31 Terry beat Zenk)

November 27, 1986---Hakodate City Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk beat Ashura Hara & Strong Machine (13:09 DQ)

December 1, 1986---Kasugai City Gym, Aichi
Terry Gordy & Killer Khan beat Dory & Terry Funk (17:31 Khan beat Terry)

December 2, 1986---Fukui City Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Rusher Kimura & Goro Tsurumi (12:04 Dory beat Tsurumi)

December 6, 1986---Takamatsu City Culture Center, Kagawa
Stan Hansen & Ted DiBiase beat Dory & Terry Funk (3:49 DiBiase beat Terry by countout)

December 7, 1986---Ehime Prefectural Hall, Matsuyama
Dory & Terry Funk beat Giant Baba & Tiger Mask (16:58 Dory beat Tiger by countout)

December 8, 1986---Hiroshima Prefectural Gym
Dory & Terry Funk drew Jumbo Tsuruta & Gen-ichiro Tenryu (30:00 time up)

December 12, 1986---Nippon Budokan, Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk drew Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu (13:05 double countout)

1987 All Japan Pro Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 21 - December 11---18 shows
(1) Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu (2) Dory & Terry Funk (2) Stan Hansen & Terry Gordy (2) Bruiser Brody & Jimmy Snuka (2) Gen-ichiro Tenryu & Ashura Hara (6) Abdullah the Butcher & TNT (Savio Vega) (7) Giant Baba & Hiroshi Wajima (8) Tiger Mask (Mitsuharu Misawa) & Shin-ichi Nakano (8) The Great Kabuki & John Tenta (Earthquake) (9) Tom Zenk & The Terminator (Mark Laurinaitis / Wrecking Crew Fury) (10) Mark & Chris Youngblood (11) Rusher Kimura & Goro Tsurumi

November 22, 1987---Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Abdullah the Butcher & TNT beat Dory & Terry Funk (9:32 Butcher beat Terry by DQ)

November 23, 1987---Mito City Gym, Ibaraki
Dory & Terry Funk beat Rusher Kimura & Goro Tsurumi (12:16 Dory beat Tsurumi)

November 24, 1987---Hachinohe City Gym, Aomori
Dory & Terry Funk beat Mark & Chris Youngblood (15:42 Terry beat Chris)

November 25, 1987---Hakodate City Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk drew Gen-ichiro Tenryu & Ashura Hara (16:39 double countout)

November 26, 1987---Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk beat Tiger Mask & Shin-ichi Nakano (10:22 Terry beat Nakano)

December 1, 1987---Ishikawa Industrial Hall, Kanazawa
Dory & Terry Funk beat Tom Zenk & The Terminator (12:31 Dory beat Terminator)

December 2, 1987---Osaka Furitsu Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Bruiser Brody & Jimmy Snuka (18:33 DQ)

December 3, 1987---Nara Prefectural Gym
Dory & Terry Funk drew Giant Baba & Hiroshi Wajima (16:56 double countout)

December 4, 1987---Fukuoka International Center
Dory & Terry Funk drew Stan Hansen & Terry Gordy (18:30 double countout)

December 8, 1987---Gumma Sports Center, Maebashi
Dory & Terry Funk beat Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu (28:08 count out)

1990s

1990 All Japan Pro-Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 15 - December 7---18 shows
(1) Terry Gordy & Steve Williams (2) Stan Hansen & Danny Spivey (3) Dory & Terry Funk (3) Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue (3) Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada (6) Giant Baba & Andre the Giant (7) Abdullah the Butcher & Giant Kimala #2 (8) Kenta Kobashi & Johnny Ace (8) Dynamite Kid & Johnny Smith (10) Skywalker Nitron & Blade Butch Masters (11) Rusher Kimura & Mighty Inoue (11) Dick Slater & Joe Deaton (13) Doug Furnas & Ricky Santana

November 15, 1990---Korakuen Hall, Tokyo
Stan Hansen & Danny Spivey beat Dory & Terry Funk (11:35 Hansen beat Dory)

November 16, 1990---Ueda City Gym, Nagano
Dory & Terry Funk beat Johnny Ace & Kenta Kobashi (17:11 Dory beat Ace)

November 19, 1990---Niigata City Gym
Dory & Terry Funk drew Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada (30:00 time up)

November 21, 1990---Osaka Furitsu Gym
Dory & Terry Funk beat Skywalker Nitron & Blade Butch Masters (11:01 Dory beat Nitron)

November 23, 1990---Yonago Industrial Hall, Tottori
Dory & Terry Funk beat Rusher Kimura & Mighty Inoue (12:59 Terry beat Inoue)

November 25, 1990---Yokohama Bunka Gym, Kanagawa
Dory & Terry Funk beat Dynamite Kid & Johnny Smith (16:25 Terry beat Smith)

November 27, 1990---Kushiro Welfare Annuity Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk beat Dick Slater & Joe Deaton (17:41 Terry beat Deaton)

November 29, 1990---Asahikawa City Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk drew Terry Gordy & Steve Williams (30:00 time up)

November 30, 1990---Obihiro City Gym, Hokkaido
Dory & Terry Funk drew Giant Baba & Andre the Giant (11:41 double countout)

December 4, 1990---Akita City Gym
Dory & Terry Funk drew Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira (30:00 time up)

December 5, 1990---Koriyama Central Hall, Fukushima
Dory & Terry Funk beat Doug Furnas & Ricky Santana (21:41 Terry beat Santana)

December 7, 1990---Nippon Budokan, Tokyo
Dory & Terry Funk beat Abdullah the Butcher & Giant Kimala #2 (13:28 Dory beat Kimala)

1991 All Japan Pro-Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 16 - December 6---17 shows
(1) Terry Gordy & Steve Williams (2) Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue (2) Giant Baba & Andre the Giant (2) Stan Hansen & Danny Spivey (5) Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada (6) Abdullah the Butcher & Giant Kimala #2 (7) Dory Funk Jr. & Al Perez (7) Danny Kroffat & Doug Furnas (7) Joe Deaton & Billy Black (10) Dynamite Kid & Johnny Smith (11) Rusher Kimura & Mighty Inoue (12) Johnny Ace & Sunny Beach

1992 All Japan Pro-Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 14 - December 4---19 shows
(1) Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada (2) Terry Gordy & Steve Williams (2) Stan Hansen & Johnny Ace (4) Giant Baba & Kenta Kobashi (6) Akira Taue & Jun Akiyama (6) Abdullah the Butcher & Giant Kimala #2 (6) Danny Kroffat & Doug Furnas (6) The Patriot (Del Wilkes) & The Eagle (George Hines / Jackie Fulton) (9) Dory Funk Jr. & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi (9) Joe Deaton & Billy Black (10) Danny Spivey & Kendall Windham

1994 All Japan Pro-Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 19 - December 12---17 shows
(1) Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi (2) Giant Baba & Stan Hansen (3) Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (3) Steve Williams & Johnny Ace (5) Giant Baba & Stan Hansen (6) Danny Kroffat & Doug Furnas (7) Jun Akiyama & Takao Omori (8) Abdullah the Butcher & Giant Kimala #2 (9) Dory Funk Jr. & Johnny Smith (9) Danny Spivey & Jim Steele (Lacrosse / Wolf Hawkfield) (9) The Eagle (George Hines / Jackie Fulton) & The Falcon (Steve Armstrong)

1995 All Japan Pro-Wrestling Real World Tag Team League Tournament
November 18 - December 9---16 shows
(1) Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi (2) Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (3) Stan Hansen & Gary Albright (4) Johnny Ace & The Patriot (Del Wilkes) (5) Giant Baba & Tamon Honda (6) Danny Kroffat & Doug Furnas (7) Dory Funk Jr. & Masanobu Fuchi (7) Abdullah the Butcher & Giant Kimala #2 (7) Jun Akiyama & Takao Omori (10) Johnny Smith & Rob Van Dam

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