WWE have uploaded a tribute video to their YouTube channel to remember the late, great Terry Funk.
The video highlights the lengthy career of the Hall of Famer, with archive footage of Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Bret Hart, Jerry Lawler and Mick Foley acknowledging the career of Funk throughout.
Beginning by stating that the WWE family are saddened to hear about the passing of the extreme pioneer, the unmistakable voice of the former ECW Champion is heard, stating that he knew since he could walk that he wanted to be a wrestler.
The video continues to highlight the Funk brother’s early career, referencing the rugged style of the former NWA Heavyweight Champion. Briefly referencing Funk’s Hollywood career, the video then focuses on Funk’s iconic rivalry with Mick Foley that would turn into a championship-winning partnership at WrestleMania 14.
Recognising the many achievements of his 5-decade career, the ending of the video sees Funk being inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2009.
The tribute video can be found below:
The company has also posted a tribute article on their website, which can be found here.
WWE Hall Of Famer Terry Funk Passes Away
Terry Funk sadly passed away on Wednesday, August 23rd aged 79 years old. The news was announced on social media by long-time friend Mick Foley, who stated “There will never be another like him” in a touching tribute.
Multiple wrestlers have posted their tributes and memories of the Hall of Famer, showing what an inspiration Funk was to so many in the wrestling industry.