Bob Geigel Tag

Hereford, Texas was just 16 miles down the road from my Father’s Flying Mare Ranch in Umbarger, Texas. The Hereford Lions Club was the sponsor of professional wrestling in the Hereford Bull Barn. Mr. Doul was the promoter and representative for the Lions Club. The Main Event was Bob Geigel and Dory Funk Sr. vs Eddie Graham and Art Nelson. Referee that night was our high school freshman football coach, John Ussury, Son of the Wrestling Promoter in Littlefield, Texas John Ussury Sr. John was small but a good athleteRead More

Posted On October 21, 2010By Dory FunkIn Columns

Dory Funk’s Corner – Who Can You Beat?

Dory Funk’s Corner – Who Can You Beat – Dory Funk Sr., Bob Geigel or Ricky Star? In the early fifties Terry and I were at the Amarillo Sports arena sitting with our mother, Dorothy watching the matches. My father, Dory Funk Sr. came up to the back row of ringside on the West Side where we always sat. Dad leaned over to mother and said, I want your opinion of the next match. The match was Ricky Star against Buck Weaver. As the lights darkened and Ricky Star cameRead More