SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 03/13/2009
NEWS and NOTES
Thursday’s edition of the NoseBleed Section, hosted by John Cannon and Joe Cowart, involved discussions on this past week’s RAW episode, Danny Bonaduce wrestling at TNA’s Lockdown, WrestleMania, and more. The program is a presentation of Georgia Wrestling History’s GWH Radio Network. Click here for the archive.
World Wrestling Entertainment’s SmackDown crew will be at the Reed Arena in
WWE’s RAW/ECW crew will be at the Ector County Coliseum in
The lineup for tonight’s SmackDown broadcast on MyNetwork TV, from WWE, is as follows: Kofi Kingston versus Edge; John Morrison & the Miz defend the WWE World Tag Team Title against Carlito & Primo Colon; Shelton Benjamin & Chavo Guerrero, Jr., versus R-Truth & MVP; the Hardys confront one another; Michelle McCool & Maryse versus Melina & Maria; Brian Kendrick versus Finlay in a qualifier for a spot in WrestleMania’s Money-in-the-Bank match; and Vladimir Kozlov versus the Undertaker.
Tickets for the following WWE events go on sale Saturday: May 9, at the Chevrolet Centre in
WWE has announced the following events: June 2, SmackDown/ECW at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN; June 9, SmackDown/ECW at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, MS; and July 18, SmackDown/ECW at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA. Tickets for
Total Nonstop Action will be at the
TNA has announced the following events: April 30, at the Knoxville Coliseum in
Ring of Honor will be at the
A taping for Showtime All-Star Wrestling takes place tonight in
The Alabama Wrestling Federation will be at the
Dirty South Pro Wrestling will be at the Knights of Columbus in
DSPW will also be at the National Guard Armory in
DSPW was in
Champions with Attitudes will be at the
Florida Championship Wrestling will be at the Lake County Fairgrounds Expo Hall in
Pro Wrestling Fusion will be at the
Folkstyle Championship Wrestling will be at
FCW will be back in
FCW was in
Pro Wrestling Eklipse will be at Jo Bob’s Elite Fight Club in
Action Packed Wrestling will be at the APW Arena in
Alternative Pro Wrestling will be at the Cherry Street Gym in
The Pro Wrestling Federation will be at the National Guard Armory in
The Southern Wrestling Federation will be at the SWF Arena in
The United States Wrestling Organization will be at the Stadium Inn in
The Independent Circuit Wrestling Federation will be at the Wagon Wheel 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: Angelo ‘King Kong’ Mosca (1938) and Akira Nogami (1968).
Today In Memoriam: Kurt Von Hess (56, 1999), Wayne Cashman (53, 2001), and
Prosecutors have announced that there will be no criminal charges against Verne Gagne for the death of Helmut Guttman.
Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson will appear on tonight’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. Johnson’s “Race to
Steve Austin has a part in “the Expendables”, which stars Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham, Eric Roberts, Jet Li, Charisma Carpenter, and Randy Couture. The film is in pre-production and is set to begin filming March 28, with a tentative release sometime in 2010. Also, the strong comeback for Rourke continues, as he has also signed to play Whiplash in “Iron Man II”. Also in the sequel are Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, and Samuel L. Jackson. Scheduled to start filming in April, a tentative release date of May 2010.
Great Championship Wrestling results from the Gr8 Sk8 Plex in
Rampage Pro Wrestling was at Johnny G’s
The All-Star Wrestling Network will be at the AWN Wrestleplex in
Southern Pro Wrestling will be in
Southeastern Xtreme Wrestling will be at the SXW X-Treme Sportatorium in
World Wrestling Alliance 4 will be at the WWA4 School in
WWA4 results from the WWA4 School in Atlanta, GA, on March 11: Jimmy the Kid & the Chosen over Rick King & Angel Dragoff; All Mighty Minnie over Amy Morgane by disqualification; Will Platinum over Big Nasty; Jake Diamond, Mike Black & Kaiden Knight over Jon Davis, Eric Mayne & Jaebo; and a match featuring Rick King and Jon Davis ended in a no contest.
The Georgia Pro Wrestling Association will be part of the FireAnt Festival in
The GPWA will be at the National Guard Armory in
I Believe in Wrestling will be at the
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MARCH 13, 1918 (WEDNESDAY) –
MARCH 13, 1936 (FRIDAY) –
MARCH 13, 1938 (SUNDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – NEW COLISEUM (L.A. Roche – Promoter) / Notes: Tom Mahoney and Dick Lever were both advertised to be wrestling on a card, but no further information has been found.
MARCH 13, 1948 (SATURDAY) –
MARCH 13, 1951 (TUESDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – SPORTS ARENA (Jack Troy – Promoter) > Tiny Oxford defeated Harry Barnard by disqualification at 20:00 > Larry King & Creepy St. Cloud defeated Bill Collins & Sam Roberts > Butcher Boy Martin defeated Johnny Long
MARCH 13, 1959 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > The Mountaineer defeated Jack O’Brien > Doug Gilbert and Don Lee wrestled to a draw > Jack O’Brien, Don Lee & Skull Murphy defeated the Mountaineer, Doug & Johnny Gilbert > Paul Anderson versus Freddie Blassie ended in a double countout
MARCH 13, 1962 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Evon Marion defeated Eduardo Martinez > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun defeated Jack Terry & Frank Hickey > Ray Villmer & Eddie Graham defeated the Assassins
MARCH 13, 1963 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > The Bat defeated Charlie Keene at 15:00 > Jim Ballard defeated Paul Harrison > Chief Little Eagle defeated Tarzan Tyler by disqualification
MARCH 13, 1964 (FRIDAY) – LaGRANGE, GA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Billy Hines versus Greg Peterson > Al Galento versus Bob Morrow > Don Carson versus George Wolfe / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.
MARCH 13, 1964 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Dromo defeated Charlie Carr > Buddy Fuller & Tex Riley defeated Red Roberts & Red Steiner > Chief Little Eagle defeated George Harris > Sputnik Monroe defeated Guy Taylor > Stan Stasiak defeated Joe Scarpa / Notes: The program we have for this card mentions that a tournament to determine the holder of the Southern Television Title is being planned. It also says the title has been vacant for several months, but we have nothing showing anything referencing this title in our research.
MARCH 13, 1964 (FRIDAY) – MARIETTA, GA – LARRY BELL AUDITORIUM (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Stan Stasiak defeated Joe Scarpa > Guy Taylor versus Sputnik Monroe > Buddy Fuller & Tex Riley defeated Red Roberts & Red Steiner / Notes: Guy Taylor and Sputnik Monroe were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. It was announced that Lou Thesz and Johnny Weaver would be wrestling in
MARCH 13, 1965 (SATURDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Gino Brito defeated Pancho Villa > Red Roberts defeated the Mighty Jumbo > Jesse James defeated Bob Dalton > Freddie Blassie defeated Tony Marino by disqualification > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Mario Galento* defeated Tony Nero > Southern Tag Team Title Match: Buddy Fuller & Jesse James defeated the Mysterious Medics* to win title / Notes: Jesse James substituted for Sputnik Monroe to team with Buddy Fuller in the match with the Mysterious Medics. The Medics had been the reigning Southern Tag Team Champions since they defeated Joe Scarpa & Tony Marino in a tournament final on February 5, 1965, in
MARCH 13, 1970 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Women’s Match: the Black Venus versus the Congo Cat > Ray Gunkel defeated Alex Perez > Homer O’Dell & Buddy Colt defeated Leo Garibaldi & El Mongol > Georgia Heavyweight Title Tournament: Assassin #1 defeated Alberto Torres; Paul DeMarco defeated Les Wolff; Buddy Fuller defeated Chris Markoff; Joe Scarpa defeated Nick Bockwinkel by disqualification; Scarpa defeated Fuller by coin toss; Assassin #1 defeated DeMarco; Assassin #1 defeated Scarpa to win title / Notes: The Black Venus and the Congo Cat were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Homer O’Dell managed Buddy Colt. The tournament was to determine was champion for the title that had been vacated on February 28, 1970, due to injuries to Doug Gilbert, and began on March 6, 1970. In a strange twist during the match between Joe Scarpa and Assassin #1, Scarpa had applied the sleeper on his opponent, but Assassin #1 ended up on top of Scarpa and the referee counted Scarpa’s shoulders down. Charlie Harben and Leo Garibaldi were credited as being referees for this card. The program for this card featured a photo of Doug Gilbert in a neck brace.
MARCH 13, 1971 (SATURDAY) –
MARCH 13, 1973 (TUESDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Ann Gunkel – Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Oki Shikina versus Kubla Khan > Randy Curtis versus Krusher Karlson > Bill Bowman versus Tommy Seigler > Bearcat Wilkerson versus Guillotine Gordon > Joe Turner versus Ron Pritchard > Dick Steinborn & Argentina Apollo versus Jack Armstrong & Rock Hunter > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Ray Candy defeated Assassin #2* to win title > Ernie Ladd defeated Ox Baker / Notes: No documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found. El Mongol was the special referee for the match between Ernie Ladd and Ox Baker. Rock Hunter managed Assassin #2.
MARCH 13, 1973 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Norvel Austin defeated Jack Evans > Tank Morgan defeated El Sicodelico > Women’s Match: Vicky Williams defeated Donna Christianello > Leon Ogle & Jim Wilson defeated Jack Crawford & Tarzan Tyler > Bill Dromo versus the Destroyer > Macon Tag Team Title Match (DQ Rule Waived): the Super Infernos* defeated Bob Armstrong & Eddie Graham / Notes: Bill Dromo and the Destroyer were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Jack Crawford managed Tarzan Tyler. J.C. Dykes managed the Super Infernos.
MARCH 13, 1978 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Steve Regal and Jacques Goulet wrestled to a draw > Tommy Rich & Adrian Adonis defeated Wolfgang & Helmut Schmidt > Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Lars Anderson > AWA Heavyweight Title Match: Nick Bockwinkel* defeated Mr. Wrestling #1 > Georgia Television Title Match: Ole Anderson* defeated Mr. Wrestling #2 / Notes: Bobby Heenan managed Nick Bockwinkel. Rock Hunter managed Wolfgang & Helmut Schmidt.
MARCH 13, 1979 (TUESDAY) – WARNER ROBINS, GA – WARNER ROBINS CIVIC CENTER (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Raymond Rougeau defeated Frank Dusek > Rufus R. Jones defeated Rick Oliver > Tommy Rich defeated Kurt Von Hess by disqualification > Stan Hansen & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Rocket Monroe & Ivan Koloff / Notes: Rocket Monroe substituted for an injured Ole Anderson to team with Ivan Koloff in the match with Stan Hansen & Wahoo McDaniel.
MARCH 13, 1980 (THURSDAY) – ROME, GA – ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Owen versus Gerald Finley > Bill Dromo versus Bobby Garrett > Jay Strongbow versus Killer Khan > Kevin Sullivan versus Baron Von Raschke > Austin Idol versus Mr. Wrestling #2 / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
MARCH 13, 1983 (SUNDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Killer Brooks defeated Joe Lightfoot > Larry Zbyszko defeated Johnny Rich > The Masked Superstar defeated Bob Roop > Dick Murdoch defeated Ivan Koloff > Paul Orndorff defeated the Super Destroyer > Ole Anderson & Buzz Sawyer defeated Tommy Rich & Butch Reed
MARCH 13, 1983 (SUNDAY) – MARIETTA, GA – COBB COUNTY CIVIC CENTER (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Larry Zbyszko defeated Joe Lightfoot > Ray Candy and the Super Destroyer wrestled to a draw > The Masked Superstar defeated the Iron Sheik by disqualification > The Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer defeated Bob Roop & Iron Sheik by countout > Dick Murdoch & Tommy Rich defeated Ivan Koloff & Buzz Sawyer
MARCH 13, 1985 (WEDNESDAY) – ALTOONA, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Billy Graham defeated Ivan Koloff > Luis Martinez defeated Otto Von Mark > Dominic Denucci defeated Bill Berger > Pez Whatley defeated J.J. Dillon > Bob Backlund defeated Nikita Koloff by disqualification > Ron Bass and Pez Whatley wrestled to a draw
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.
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