Former NWA World Champion Dory Funk Jr has reportedly been sued by a former trainee of his Funking Conservatory. Chico Adams alleges that Funk and wife Marti conspired to defraud Adams out of $5,000 that was paid to Funk for further training but when Adams was dismissed from the Funking Coservatory they failed to repay him.
Adams alleges that Funk was angry with him for working for Don Frederick’s who owns ABC Frederick’s Appliances. According to Adams Marti Funk told him to stop working for Frederick’s, with whom the Funks had a falling out. When Adams refused to leave his position Marti Funk would later contact him and advise that her attorney had said to avoid associating with Frederick’s or anyone who would associate with him. Adams claims he was told by Marti Funk that he had done nothing to show that he wanted to be a wrestler and he was asked to leave the program and to have his attorney contact her attorney.
Adams claims to have sued the Funks and won a judgement of $5,000 from the Funks who have yet to pay. A lien has reportedly been placed on property the Funks own until the judgement has been satisfied and Adams alleges that the Funk’s have hired a bankruptcy attorney and are funneling money into the bank account of Marti’s secretary.
When contacted for this story Marti Funk replied to the allegations by saying “we have not spoken to Mr. Adams in over a year. He did decide to spend his time somewhere else.
We wished him well. We have not filed nor have need to file any such documents. Actually it sounds as if Mr. Adams is quite disgruntled and based on his lapse in judgment while here on several occasions we are not to excited about him at this time.”
We have been blessed with the finest young talent this year and look forward to all the pro wrestling companies having an opportunity to see them in actions.”
It will take a legal meeting to correct each and every mistake in the quote, since his career is doing well we wish him well. However, I don’t think a mud wearer should throw mud at any one.”
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