Five Guys Who Pro Wrestled Into Their 50s

Terry Funk

Terry Funk

As far as I know, Terry Funk remains one of the oldest, if not the oldest, title holders in wrestling history. When he was 53 years old, Funk held the ECW Championship, defeating Raven on pay-per-view back in April 1997. However, Funk didn’t hold onto the title for too long. He ended up losing it to Sabu in August of that year.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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  • Penny Marie Sautereau

    Um…. no. Lawler primarily wrestled throughout the SEVENTIES AND EIGHTIES. It was in the Nineties that he started to wrestle less upon being hired by WWE/F.