Posted May 13th, 2011 by 1Wrestling News Team

Dory Funk’s Corner – NWA World Championship in St. Louis. (Credibility in Professional Wrestling)

Information credit Larry Matysik – From the Golden Era, St. Louis Wrestling Record Book.

April 3rd, 1970, Dory Funk wins over Pat O’Connor catching the only fall at 54:20 and the match continuing to the 1 hour time limit.
June 12, 1970 Kiel Auditorium Attendance 10,344 Dory Funk Jr. beat Gene Kiniski best 2 / 3 falls, Whipper Watson Special Guest Referee.
October 2nd, 1970, Attendance 12,071, Dory Funk Jr. beat Dick the Bruiser 2 / 3 falls with Pat O’Connor Special Referee. Dick The Bruiser submitted the third fall to the Spinning Toe Hold.
November 20th, 1970, Attendance 12,515, Dory Funk Jr. beat The Crimson Knight who turned out to be Dr. Bill Miller. (In St. Louis no masked man could wrestle for the NWA World Championship without first identifying himself and removing his mask before the match).

NWA President Sam Muchnick made the rules. To even compete for the NWA World Championship Wrestlers had to reveal their complete identity. During this time, Fritz Von Erich was under consideration for a NWA World title match. In keeping with Sam’s policy of Credibility of the NWA World Championship, Fritz Von Erich was booked and wrestled in St. Louis under his real name, Jack Adkisson.

May 21, 2011, Dory Funk Jr. returns to St. Louis

Here is the May 21 lineup for East Carondelet, Ill. Community Center
Promoters Larry Matysik and Herb Simmons

Dory Funk, Jr. and Danny Boy Hawkins and Gary Jackson
Ron Powers and Kevin X and Sean Vincent
2 out of 3 falls

Big Texan vs. Dave Vaughn

Funking Conservatory Wrestling’s World Champion, Luke Spencer vs. Bobby Dee
Ace Hawkins vs. Brandon Espinosa

Waco vs. Chaz Wesson
LMC vs. Tony Raze

Plus one Wrestling Match from Funking Conservatory Wrestling Officiated by Claudia “The Claw” Reiff.

For Ticket Information, call 618-286-3393

Friday, May 20 at the Community Center
8 p.m. Meet in person Dory Funk, Jr (Talk to Dory Funk about Sam Muchnick and all the wrestlers who made St. Louis one of the Greatest Wrestling Cities in World)
For Ticket Information, call 618-286-3393
Now online at http://www.dory-funk.com – The history of Dory Funk Jr. as NWA World Champion in St. Louis – (4 1/2 years)

The next !BANG! TV Taping comes to Funking Conservatory Wrestling Saturday May 28th, Support Your Troops 66, “Parade of Champions.”

Tickets are available online now at http://www.dory-funk.com – You may also call 352-895-4658 for more ticket information.

If you would like to become a professional wrestler and appear weekly on !BANG! TV and Premium !BANG! TV, Call Now – 352-895-4658 or visit http://www.dory-funk.com –

Dory Funk Jr. is the coach of WWE, TNA, NXT Lucha and Japanese Wrestling Talent

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