SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 02/14/2009
NEWS and NOTES
World Wrestling Entertainment results from the RAW house show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, on February 13: CM Punk over William Regal to retain the WWE Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title; John Morrison & the Miz over Cryme Tyme to retain the WWE World Tag Team Title; Mark Henry over Tommy Dreamer; Melina over Beth Phoenix to retain the WWE Women’s Title; the Big Show over Brian Kendrick; WWE ECW Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger versus Finlay ended in a no contest in a title match; Shawn Michaels & Rey Mysterio, Jr., over Randy Orton & Kane; and John Cena over Chris Jericho in a cage match to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Title.
The final overall rating for Thursday’s edition of Total Nonstop Action’s iMPACT was 1.2.
Ring of Honor will be at the
NWA Charlotte presents "Thorns & Roses" tonight at the NWA Coliseum in
Pro Wrestling Riot will be the
Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling will be at the VFW Fairgrounds in
New Heights Wrestling will be hosting the “Battle for the Gulf Coast” tonight at the Old National Guard Armory in Florala, AL. Promotions from TX, LA, MS, NC, PA, and MD, are announced to be represented, with NHW representing AL & FL. The NHW representives announced are "Scarface" Terry Ryker,
Dirty South Pro Wrestling will be at the
The All-Star Wrestling Alliance will be at the National Guard Armory in
IWF Pro Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in
The Millennium Wrestling Federation will be at the
New Blood Wrestling will be at the
NWA Carolinas will be at the NWA Carolinas Sports Arena in
NWA Main Event will be at the
Outlaw Championship Wrestling will be at the Cell in
Southeastern Xtreme Wrestling will be at the Xtreme Sportatorium in
The Southern Wrestling Association will be at the National Guard Armory in
Tennessee Championship Wrestling will be at the Old Armory in
The Tennessee Independent Wrestling Federation will be at the Showplex Arena in
The United States Wrestling Organization will be at the Stadium Inn 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: Rip Rogers (1955), Tommy Dreamer (1971), and Nelson ‘Big Daddy V’ Frazier (1972).
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FEBRUARY 14, 1933 (TUESDAY) –
FEBRUARY 14, 1934 (WEDNESDAY) –
FEBRUARY 14, 1936 (FRIDAY) –
FEBRUARY 14, 1945 (WEDNESDAY) – SAVANNAH, GA – SAVANNAH MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Lou Masters, Dick Leonard, and Buster White – Promoters) > Tarzan White defeated Stanley Wyckoff > Nick Carter and Otto Schnabel wrestled to a draw > Roland Kirchmeyer defeated Jack Dillon by disqualification
FEBRUARY 14, 1947 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Laverne Baxter defeated Windy Black > The Shadow defeated Iron Man Talun > Don McIntyre & Johnny Long and Tom Mahoney & Jim Coffield wrestled to a draw > The Blimp defeated Wally Greb
FEBRUARY 14, 1948 (SATURDAY) – DOUGLASVILLE, GA – DOUGLASVILLE NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY (Fred Ward – Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Red Dugan defeated Tony Mello by disqualification > Women’s Match: Midge Marsh defeated Mae Young
FEBRUARY 14, 1955 (MONDAY) – VALDOSTA, GA – VALDOSTA LIVESTOCK ARENA (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Benny Matta versus the Swedish Angel > Jerry Graham versus Red McIntyre / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
FEBRUARY 14, 1958 (FRIDAY) – MARIETTA, GA – LARRY BELL AUDITORIUM (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Al Galento and Billy Red Lyons wrestled to a draw > Ray Gunkel and the Mighty Yankee wrestled to a draw > International Tag Team Title Match: Ray Gunkel & Billy Red Lyons* defeated Al Galento & the Mighty Yankee / Notes: It is unclear as to how Ray Gunkel & Billy Red Lyons came to be recognized as International Tag Team Champions. The last references we have show that on November 15, 1957, Ray Gunkel & Don McIntyre were still recognized after having beaten Kurt & Fritz Von Brawner to win the title on October 4, 1957, in Atlanta.
FEBRUARY 14, 1961 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Guy Mitchell defeated Killer Campbell > Women’s Tag Team Match: Judy Grable & Maria Perez defeated Rita Cortez & Fran Gravette > Skull Murphy defeated Chief Little Eagle
FEBRUARY 14, 1962 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Juan Sebastian & Bulldog Lawley defeated Jerry Miller & Bobby Christy > Charley Laye defeated Johnny King > Texas Tornado Tag Team Match: the Assassins defeated Rito & Tito Carreon
FEBRUARY 14, 1964 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Buddy Fuller defeated Red Steiner > Bill Dromo defeated Red Roberts > Lorenzo Parente defeated Corsica Joe > Joe Scarpa & Chief Little Eagle defeated Stan Stasiak & Rip Hawk > Fritz Von Erich defeated Eddie Graham / Notes: The match between Eddie Graham and Fritz Von Erich was billed as a “Battle of the Giants.”
FEBRUARY 14, 1967 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Nick Adams and Dick Murdoch wrestled to a draw > Midget Match: Lord Littlebrook defeated the Masked Eagle > Enrique & Ramon Torres defeated Lars & Gene Anderson by disqualification
FEBRUARY 14, 1969 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – PAUL JONES SPORTS ARENA [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Ramstad & Silento Rodriguez versus Joe Turco & Tony Barbetta > Don Carson defeated Pepe Gomez > Paul DeMarco defeated Seiji Sakaguchi > Jim Wilson, Alberto Torres & El Mongol defeated the Professional & the Assassins > Dale Lewis defeated Hans Schmidt / Notes: Bob Ramstad & Silento Rodriguez and Joe Turco & Tony Barbetta were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Jack Crawford managed Seiji Sakaguchi, but was barred from ringside during the match between Dale Lewis and Hans Schmidt. It was reported in the program for this card that NWA President Sam Muchnick had been in
FEBRUARY 14, 1970 (SATURDAY) –
FEBRUARY 14, 1973 (WEDNESDAY) –
FEBRUARY 14, 1975 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Gibson defeated Don Greene at 11:00 > Jimmy Golden defeated Joe Tomayo at 8:00 > Jerry Lawler defeated Steve Keirn > Don Muraco defeated Bob Orton, Jr. > Jerry Brisco defeated Ron Garvin at 10:00 > Toru Tanaka defeated Ken Patera > Abdullah the Butcher defeated Rocky Johnson / Notes: Jimmy Garvin managed Ron Garvin. Rock Hunter managed Toru Tanaka. Verne Gagne was in attendance at this card. Bearcat Wright managed Abdullah the Butcher. Ron West and Doug Smith were credited as being referees for this card.
FEBRUARY 14, 1977 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dean Ho defeated Charlie Fulton > Jack Evans defeated Ricky Steamboat > Paul Jones defeated Gene Anderson > Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ole Anderson > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Mr. Wrestling #1 & #2* defeated the Hollywood Blonds
FEBRUARY 14, 1978 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pierre Lefebvre defeated Bill Irwin > Raymond Rougeau defeated Luke Graham > Adrian Adonis defeated the Intern > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Abdullah the Butcher > Tommy Rich & Tony Atlas defeated Jacques Goulet & the Bounty Hunter > Lumberjack Match: Dick Slater defeated Stan Hansen
FEBRUARY 14, 1980 (THURSDAY) – ROME, GA – ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Steve Travis versus Dutch Mantell > Lars Anderson versus Alexis Smirnoff > Tommy Rich & Mr. Wrestling #2 versus Killer Khan & the Great Mephisto > Tony Atlas versus Abdullah the Butcher > Las Vegas Pole Match: Kevin Sullivan versus Austin Idol / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. The Great Mephisto managed Killer Khan and Abdullah the Butcher. Rock Hunter managed Alexis Smirnoff.
FEBRUARY 14, 1981 (SATURDAY) – CARROLLTON, GA – VFW FAIRGROUNDS (Hugh Butler – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jimmy Jones defeated Rocket Monroe > Stan Frazier defeated Bobby Garrett by countout > Ted & Jerry Oates defeated Jim Duggan & Ron Cheatham > Steve Keirn defeated Alexis Smirnoff > Steve Keirn defeated Jim Duggan
FEBRUARY 14, 1981 (SATURDAY) – CHATTANOOGA, TN – CHATTANOOGA MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Charlie Cook defeated Bobby Eaton > Bobby Eaton defeated Chick Donovan > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Kevin Sullivan > Texas Tornado Tag Team Match: Robert Fuller & Ted DiBiase defeated Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts > Tony Atlas defeated the Mongolian Stomper > Tony Atlas defeated Don Carson by disqualification / Notes: Bobby Eaton substituted for Abdul Zataar in the match with Charlie Cook, and Chick Donovan substituted for Steve O in the match with Eaton. Michael Hayes joined Terry Gordy and Buddy Roberts at the ring during their match with Robert Fuller & Ted DiBiase. Don Carson managed the Mongolian Stomper.
FEBRUARY 14, 1983 (MONDAY) –
FEBRUARY 14, 1984 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tommy Rogers defeated Johnny Rich > Pez Whatley defeated Jesse Barr > Mr. R defeated Ted DiBiase by disqualification > Texas Tornado Tag Team Match: the Road Warriors defeated Pez Whatley & King Kong Bundy > Ron Garvin versus Jake Roberts ruled a no contest > The Spoiler defeated Brad Armstrong / Notes: Paul Ellering managed Jake Roberts, the Spoiler, and the Road Warriors.
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