SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 03/19/2009
NEWS and NOTES
The final overall rating for the Tuesday edition of World Wrestling Entertainment’s ECW was 1.4.
The lineup for tonight’s iMPACT broadcast on Spike TV, from Total Nonstop Action, is as follows: Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin versus Tetsuya Naito & Yujiro; Taylor Wilde & ODB versus Raisha Saeed & Awesome Kong; Madison Rayne versus “Sarah Palin”; and Jeff Jarrett & Mick Foley versus Kurt Angle & Sting.
Tickets for the following TNA events go on sale Friday: April 30, at the Knoxville Coliseum in
Great Championship Wrestling returns to the Gr8 Sk8 Plex in
Florida Championship Wrestling will be at the FCW Arena in
All-State Wrestling will be at the
Ericules Wrestling Promotions will be at the Green Acres Flea Market in
The following information in regard to birthdays and memoriams has been compiled from various sources. In the event you can let us know of any omissions or corrections, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today’s Birthdays: Jim Korderas (1962) and Evan Bourne (1983).
Today In Memoriam: Hiromichi ‘Kodo’ Fuyuki (42, 2003).
Tonight’s edition of the NoseBleed Section, with hosts John ‘Stoney’ Cannon and Joe ‘Joco’ Cowart, presents a tongue-in-cheek look at the world of pro wrestling. The featured guests are Nick Bockwinkel and Karl Lauer, and Les Thatcher is also expected to join in for a brief chat. The broadcast starts at 9:00 PM ET, and is brought to you by Georgia Wrestling History’s GWH Radio Network.
Wednesday’s edition of Peach State Pandemonium, hosted by Rich Tate, along with Larry Goodman filling in for the vacationing Les Thatcher, featured MsChif, current NWA Women’s Champion and Shimmer Champion. Dick Steinborn also went into the Wayback Machine. PSP is a presentation of the GWHRN. Click here for the archive.
Steve Gerweck is reporting that Ric Flair’s son Reid was arrested on March 4 on charges of driving while intoxicated. In
You can see Ruth Leitman’s documentary, “Lipstick & Dynamite, **** & Vinegar: the First Ladies of Wrestling”, online by clicking here.
The Great American Wrestling Federation has announced the opening of a pro wrestling training school in
Southeastern Xtreme Wrestling was in
SXW will be at the X-Treme Sportatorium in
Rampage Pro Wrestling will be at Johnny G’s
World Wrestling Alliance 4 will be at the WWA4 School in
Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling will be at the VFW Fairgrounds in
Ultimate Wrestling will be at the American Legion Post #33 in
Highspots is presenting a live event at the
DISCLAIMER: GWH is not liable for any card changes, cancellations, etc. We can only report what is reported to us. As always, we suggest you check with the promotion within 24 hours to verify information posted here.
MARCH 19, 1934 (MONDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – FAIR STREET ARENA (Jason Thompson – Promoter) > Bill Collins defeated Glenn Cowan > John Mauldin and Tarzan Jordan wrestled to a draw at 60:00 > Georgia Light Heavyweight Title / Southern Light Heavyweight Title Match (No TL / No DQ): Hugh Winn* defeated Fred Lassiter / Notes: Hugh Winn had been the reigning Georgia Light Heavyweight Champion and Southern Light Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Fred Lassiter for both titles on March 5, 1934, in Atlanta, GA.
MARCH 19, 1937 (FRIDAY) –
MARCH 19, 1937 (FRIDAY) –
MARCH 19, 1943 (FRIDAY) –
MARCH 19, 1948 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Roberts defeated Natie Brown by disqualification > Tom Mahoney and Bibber McCoy wrestled to a draw > Al Massey & Jack Ross, Jr., defeated Jim Coffield & Don Lee > Women’s Match: Violet Viann defeated Nell Stewart
MARCH 19, 1963 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Buck Jones and the Bat wrestled to a draw > Lenny Montana defeated Jack Armstrong > Charlie Keene defeated Prince Omar > Choo-Choo Lynn defeated Tarzan Tyler by disqualification
MARCH 19, 1965 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Lee Fields versus Tom Bradley > Lester Welch, Jerry Miller, Billy Hines & Red Roberts defeated Mario Galento, Bob Dalton, Tony Nero & Pancho Villa > Southern Tag Team Title Match: Buddy Fuller & Jesse James* defeated the Mysterious Medics / Notes: Lee Fields and Tom Bradley were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Buddy Fuller & Jesse James had been the reigning Southern Tag Team Champions since they defeated the Mysterious Medics on March 13, 1965, in
MARCH 19, 1968 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jim Wilson defeated Tony Nero > Women’s Tag Team Match: Donna Christianello & Barbara Owens defeated Toni Rose & Belle Starr > Tornado Tag Team Match: Enrique & Alberto Torres versus the Gauchos ruled a no contest
MARCH 19, 1970 (THURSDAY) – VALDOSTA, GA – MATHIS CITY AUDITORIUM (Promoter – Unknown) > Kevin Sullivan versus the Masked Purple Bandit > Lars & Gene Anderson versus Charlie Cook & Ronnie Hill / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
MARCH 19, 1971 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Sabu Singh and the Great Ota wrestled to a draw > Roberto Soto defeated Mr. Koma > Robert Fuller defeated Kubla Khan by disqualification > Klondike Bill defeated Luke Graham by disqualification > Ray Gunkel, Bill Dromo & Buddy Fuller defeated Krusher Karlson & the Assassins > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: El Mongol* defeated Buddy Colt by disqualification / Notes: Joe Higuchi was the special referee for the match between El Mongol and Buddy Colt. Mongol had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Nick Bockwinkel in a tournament final on February 5, 1971, in
MARCH 19, 1974 (TUESDAY) –
MARCH 19, 1974 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Lawler & Art Nelson and the Black Crusaders wrestled to a draw > Bill Costello versus Earl Maynard > Macon Heavyweight Title Match: Bob Armstrong defeated Bobby Duncum* to win title > Southeastern Tag Team Title Match: Ron & Terry Garvin* defeated Jerry Brisco & Ricky Gibson > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Mr. Wrestling #1 defeated Mr. Wrestling #2* by disqualification / Notes: Bill Costello and Earl Maynard were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Jimmy Garvin managed Ron & Terry Garvin.
MARCH 19, 1976 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Backlund and Ervin Smith wrestled to a draw > Rick Martel defeated Rip Hawk > Mark Lewin defeated Skandor Akbar > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Ted & Jerry Oates defeated Les Thornton & Tony Charles* to win title > Stan Stasiak defeated Mr. Wrestling #2 by disqualification > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Uvalde Slim defeated the Spoiler* by disqualification / Notes: Haystacks Calhoun was the special referee for the match between Uvalde Slim and the Spoiler. Gary Hart managed the Spoiler.
MARCH 19, 1979 (MONDAY) –
MARCH 19, 1980 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Dromo versus Bobby Garrett > Jay Strongbow versus Jim Nelson > Kevin Sullivan versus Baron Von Raschke > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Ivan Koloff & Alexis Smirnoff* versus Tony Atlas & Lars Anderson > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Mr. Wrestling #2* versus Austin Idol / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Rock Hunter managed Ivan Koloff and Alexis Smirnoff.
MARCH 19, 1983 (SATURDAY) – CHATTANOOGA, TN – CHATTANOOGA MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Paul Ellering defeated Joe Lightfoot > Larry Zbyszko defeated Brian Blair > The Masked Superstar defeated Bob Roop > Tony Atlas defeated the Iron Sheik > Ivan Koloff & Buzz Sawyer defeated Tommy Rich & Paul Orndorff
MARCH 19, 1984 (MONDAY) – CANTON, OH (Les Thatcher – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Sweet Brown Sugar defeated Jesse Barr > Les Thornton defeated Tommy Rogers > Larry Zbyszko defeated Pez Whatley > The Spoiler defeated Brad Armstrong > The Road Warriors defeated Jay Youngblood & King Kong Bundy > Taped Fist Match: Jake Roberts defeated Ron Garvin / Notes: Paul Ellering managed Jake Roberts, the Spoiler, and the Road Warriors.
The information compiled within our daily reports are through the efforts of various contributors, including, but not limited to, Rich Tate, Larry Goodman, Chuck Thornton, Brian Waits, Don Luce, Brian Slack, Fred Hornby, J Michael Kenyon, Steve Yohe, David Williamson, Becky Taylor, John Cannon, Mike Norris, Bobby Simmons, Les Thatcher, Crimson Mask, Dan Masters, Tim Dix, Tim Dills, Jimmie Daniel, Gene Restaino, Matt Tew, Dave Wills, Shannon Rose, Alan Wojcik, Devin Cutting, Red Jones, Drew Carrig, Adam Russell, and Richard O’Sullivan.