Minoru Tanaka had a brief stint in TNA, where the Japanese wrestler was a part of Team Japan, a story line that the company ran in 2006. He worked a tag team match on Impact Wrestling and also worked a six man tag team match at TNA Lockdown.
When the nWo story line reached Japan, a version of the group was created. One of the members was Satoshi Kojima, who frequently teamed with Hiroshi Tenzan during his stint with the stable.
Jimmy Hart managed King Kong Bundy at the very first Wrestlemania, but the longtime WWE manager traded him to Bobby Heenan in exchange for Adrian Adonis and the Missing Link soon afterwards.
In 2005, WWE offered Terry Funk a contract to work the One Night Stand pay per view, which was an ECW reunion show, but the legendary performer opted to reject that deal, in order to work Hardcore Homecoming, an independent wrestling show held by Shane Douglas.
Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion and Texas legend Terry Funk was recently brought in to work as a guest trainer at the WWE Performance Center.
Sean Waltman needed to get stitches after a match against Terry Funk at a House of Hardcore show.