Cory Wild Weston from Dory Funk Jr.’s Funking Conservatory signs WWE developmental deal


Cory Wild Weston, who was trained by WWE Hall of Famer Dory Funk Jr. at the Funking Conservatory in (Central Florida) Ocala, signed a developmental deal with WWE for its NXT developmental program at the new state-of-the-art WWE Performance Center in Orlando.

WWE Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco, who lives across I-4 in Tampa, scouted Weston.

Watch Cory Wild Weston in action at Funking Conservatory Wrestling.

• The Amazing Kong along with talent from the Funking Conservatory will be featured at the next !BANG! TV taping Support Your Troops 94 on Friday Aug. 2 at the !BANG! TV Sound Stage in Ocala. Showtime is 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:15 p.m.

See Dory Funk Jr., Johnny Magnum, Bulldog Bryson Michaels, Claudia The Claw Reiff, Jessica Power-House Hill, Ron The Man Rymer, Ryan The Rogue Passmore, Hector Taino Alecia, Dr. Andrew Kontantinov, Hollywood Heather and Quinton Hitchcock.

Tickets on sale online at or call 352-895-4658.

• To become a professional wrestler and appear on !BANG! TV, call 352-895-4658 or visit Dory Funk’s website at

• Join Dory Funk and Marti on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube -

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