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Just as Backlund was finishing up for McGuirk, he began wrestling for the Funk Brothers in Amarillo.

3/6/74 Lubbock
Terry Funk & Dory Funk Jr. beat Killer Karl Kox & Kung Fu Lee
Ricky Romero beat the Beast
Stan Hansen beat Jim Dillon
Bob Backlund beat Mr. Wrestling
The Patriot drew Nick Kozak
Note: Mr. Wrestling aka Gordon Nelson

3/13/74 Lubbock
Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk beat Jack & Jerry Brisco
Ricky Romero beat Jim Dillon
Bob Backlund beat The Beast
Killer Karl Kox beat Bill Starr
The Patriots #1 & #2 beat "Bad News" Willie Jackson & Nick Kozak
Kung Fu Lee drew Stan Hansen
Note: The Beast aka Yvon Cormier

Read more about The Beast. http://slam.canoe.ca/SlamWrestlingBios/beast_cormier.html

3/20/74 Lubbock
Russian Chain Match
Killer Karl Kox no contest Terry Funk
Ricky Romero dcor Jim Dillon
Bob Backlund beat Kung Fu Lee
The Patriots #1, & 2 beat Mr. Wrestling & Stan Hansen
Nick Kozak drew The Beast

4/3/74 Lubbock
14 Man Battle Royal: Won by Chris Taylor
Mexican Death Match
Ricky Romero beat Kung Fu Lee
Dick Murdoch & Dory Funk Jr. beat Jim Dillon & Killer Karl Kox dq
Chris Taylor drew Bob Backlund 15:00
The Beast beat Mike Paidousis
The Patriots I & II drew Mr. Wrestling & Nick Kozak

4/4/74 Amarillo
Chris Taylor won a 14 man battle royal
Dick Murdoch & Dory Funk Jr. beat Jim Dillon & Kung Fu Lee
Chris Taylor beat The Beast
Ricky Romero & Bob Backlund beat The Patriots
Nick Kozak drew Killer Karl Kox
Mr Wrestling beat Mike Paidousis

4/10/74 Lubbock
Terry Funk & Dick Murdoch beat Jim Dillon & The Beast
Mr. Wrestling beat The Patriot II
Bob Backlund drew Jerry Kozak
The Patriot #1 beat Alex Perez
The Lawman drew Mike Paidousis

4/17/74 Lubbock
Cyclon Negro dcor Ricky Romero
Dick Murdock beat Jim Dillon
Western States Champion Bob Backlund beat Patriot II
Cowboy Lang beat Billy the Kid
The Wolfman & Killer Karl Kox beat Mr. Wrestling & Nick Kozak
Kung Fu Lee drew Patriot I
Note: Backlund won a 4 man tournament to become the Western States Champion. I don't have that card though.

4/18/74 Amarillo
Terry Funk & Dick Murdoch beat Kung Fu Lee & JJ Dillon
Patriot I beat Western States Champion Bob Backlund no title change
Brass Knuckles Champion Killer Karl Kox beat Ricky Romero
The Wolfman drew Nick Kozak
Marie Laverne & Cowboy Lang beat Kay Noble & Billy The Kid

4/22/74 El Paso, TX @ County Coliseum
Special Referee: Welterweight Boxing Champion Mantequilla Napoles
El Santo & Terry Funk beat The Patriots 2-0
Ricky Romero beat The Wolfman Willie Farkus
Dick Murdoch & Bob Backlund beat Jim Dillon & Kung Fu Lee 2/3
1. Murdoch & Backlund won 1st fall
2. Dillon & Kung Fu Lee won 2nd fall
3. Murdoch & Backlund won 3rd fall
Killer Karl Kox beat Akio Sato
Nick Kozak beat Karl Von Steiger

4/24/74 Lubbock
Western States champion Bob Backlund drew Patriot I 45:00
Terry Funk & Dick Murdoch & Ricky Romero beat Killer Karl Kox & Kung Fu Lee & Jim Dillon
Akio Sato beat Wolfman
Karl Von Steiger beat Stan Hansen
Patriot II drew Nick Kozak

4/25/74 Amarillo, TX @ Sports Arena
Dick Murdoch & Terry Funk & Dory Funk Jr beat Jim Dillon & The Patriots
Dillon left the ring at the 29:00 mark when the going got too rough
Patriot I left the ring when his mask almost got removed
Murdoch pinned Patriot II in 32:31 via pin after a flying elbow smash
Killer Karl Kox ddq Kung Fu Lee at 10:55
Ricky Romero beat The Wolfman Wille Farkus via submission with a sleeper in 7:02
Nick Kozak drew Akio Sato 15:00
Stan Hansen beat Karl Von Steiger via pin with a backslide in 8:41

5/1/74 Lubbock
NWA Champion Jack Brisco beat Terry Funk dq
International Champion Cyclone Negro beat Jim Dillon
Brass Knucks Championship
Killer Karl Kox (c) beat Kung Fu Lee
Dick Murdoch beat Pat O'Connor
Ricky Romero & Bob Backlund beat The Patriots dq
Karl Von Steiger beat Nick Kozak
Akio Sato drew Stan Hansen

5/2/74 Amarillo
NWA Champion Jack Brisco beat Dory Funk Jr
International Champion Cyclon Negro beat Eddie Graham
Western States Champion Bob Backlund beat Pat O'Connor
Stan Hansen vs Akio Sato
Killer Karl Kox beat Patriot II
Dick Murdoch beat Patriot I

5/6/74 El Paso, TX @ Coliseum
Texas Death Match
Dick Murdoch beat Jim Dillon when Dillon was unable to continue after the 7th fall
The Patriots beat Ricky Romero & Terry Funk after one of the Patriots head butted Terry illegally and pinned Terry in the 3rd fall
Karl Von Steiger beat Bob Backlund in 11:45
Akio Sato beat Kung Fu Lee in 10:21
Killer Karl Kox beat Nick Kozak

5/8/74 Lubbock
Russian Chain Match:
Killer Karl Kox beat Kung Fu Lee
Bob Backlund beat Patriot II
Dick Murdoch & Terry Funk beat Sputnik Monroe (sub Blackjack Mulligan) & Jim Dillon
Akio Sato drew Karl Von Steiger
Nick Kozak beat Ike Adams

5/9/74 Amarillo
Jim Dillon beat Brass Knuckles Champion Dick Murdoch dq in 14:59 when Murdoch slugged referee Ken Farber
Western States Champion Bob Backlund beat Sputnik Monroe (sub Blackjack Mulligan)  2-0
1. Monroe was dq'ed when he slugged referee Alex Perez in 12:36
2. Backlund won by submission with an abdominal stretch in 12:55
The Patriots beat Nick Kozak & Killer Karl Kox in 16:17 when Patriot I pinned Kox after Patriot II broke up Kox's brainbuster
Akio Sato drew Kurt Von Steiger 15:00
Kung Fu Lee beat Stan Hansen via pin in 9:58 after a thust kick to the throat

5/13/74 El Paso, TX @ Coliseum
$4,000 purse, Dory Jr & Ricky Romero wearing masks
The Patriots beat Ricky Romero & Dory Funk Jr and unmasked them
International Champion Ciclon Negro beat Karl Von Steiger 2/3
1. Von Steiger was dq'ed
2. Von Steiger won 2nd fall
3. Negro won 3rd fall
Ike Adams beat Killer Karl Kox in 8:18 via pin after a drop kick and elbow smash
Bob Backlund beat Bad News Jackson
Akio Sato beat Jerry Kozak


more later ....



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