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WWE’s Infamous Training Ground: Inside the Funkin’ Dojo

!BANG! TV Report – WWE’s Infamous Training Ground: Inside the Funkin’ Dojo -

Credit Story By BOBBY MELOK.

Every month between January 1998 and 1999, hopeful Superstars like Edge, Kurt Angle and Jeff Hardy descended on WWE headquarters in Stamford, Conn., in hopes of making an impression that would land them on the company’s main roster. To be considered, they’d be put through one of the most grueling weeks of their lives by former NWA World Champion and WWE Hall of Famer Dory Funk Jr., someone who certainly knew what it took to be a Superstar.
To get the lowdown on the Funkin’ Dojo and its graduates, went straight to the man who put them through the paces, Dory Funk Jr.
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