TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… Feb 11th: Dory Jr. wins the Ultimate Prize

DATELINE: FEB 11, 1969 – FT. HOMER HESTERLY ARMORY – TAMPA, FL


Dory Funk, Jr. defeats Gene Kiniski to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, ending his three-year reign.

Funk would go on to eclipse that mark, holding the NWA world title for over four years before being defeated by Harley Race on May 24th, 1973.


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