Thursday, April 26, 2007

Funk's Corner - King of the Texas Death Matches

Funk's Corner - King of the Texas Death Matches

Dory Funk Sr. was called the "King of the Texas Death Matches.

The Texas Death Match was invented by, Dory Funk Sr. as a way to settle the issue between himself and the "Master of the Iron Face Claw," Fritz Von Erich.

A Texas Death Match comes to !BANG! TV Sunday April 29th as Blain Rage goes up against Shane Chung.

A Texas Death Match can be one of the most exciting matches in professional wrestling but you must know the rules of a Texas Death Match.

The rules of a Texas Death Match in "Old School" days were as follows:

Texas Death Match Rules

1. No stopping the match because of blood.
2. No count out for fighting outside the ring.
3. There is no disqualification.
4. There is no time limit.
5. Falls don't count, There could be one or a hundred.
6. A fall can take place anywhere in the building.
7. There must be a winner.
8. At the end of a fall, the loser will have a count of ten to return to his feet and continue the match. If he is unable to continue, the match is over and the match awarded to the last man standing.

Sunday April 29th, TNA's Father James Mitchell is coming to the Funking Conservatory's !BANG! TV Taping, Support the Troops 15, "Power of Pain" and will be in the corner of Blain Rage as he faces Shane Chung in a, "Texas Death Match."

In a Women's Championship Match, The Pop Tarts with Father James Mitchell will face The Claw in a three way challenge.

Funking Conservatory Champion, Johnny Magnum will defend his title against the challenge of Kory Chavis. Father James Mitchell will be in Kory Chavis's corner and I will be seconding Johnny Magnum.

Also on the card Flyin' Ryan "Air Mitchell" with Little Miss Sandii Sunshine and "Hunk a Hunk of Burning Love," Elvis Sharp.

Interviews for Support the Troops 15, "Power of Pain," are now up on

Dory Funk Jr., Coach of the Funking Conservatory.

If you would like to be a part of the Funking Conservatory and appear on !BANG! TV, Call - 352-895-4658.
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