SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 02/10/2009
NEWS and NOTES
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Monday’s edition of the Sports Buffet, hosted by ‘Chef’ Tim Dix, along with Rich Tate, featured Brian Corley, who recapped this past weekend’s qualifying for NASCAR’s Daytona 500, while also previewing the season kick-off, which takes place Sunday. Also discussed were the local sports teams and top colleges, as well as touching on former Falcon Jamal Anderson’s arrest, the status of Tom Glavine’s contract offer from the Braves, and the news of A-Rod’s failed 2003 test for steroids. The program is a presentation of the GWHRN. Click here for the archive.
World Wrestling Entertainment’s SmackDown/ECW crew will be in
WWE results from the RAW broadcast at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA, on February 9: Ric Flair opened the show talking about his final match at last year’s WrestleMania, and is cut off by Chris Jericho, who proceeds to insult Flair until Flair snaps, decks Jericho, and sends him packing; Beth Phoenix & Jillian over Melina & Kelly Kelly – it was announced that Phoenix gets a rematch for Melina’s WWE Women’s Title on RAW next week; JBL tells Shawn Michaels he controls him and he has set him up in a match with Mark Henry later in the show; Legacy comes out, and Randy Orton says he cannot be stopped by a McMahon or the Undertaker, vowing to beat Undertaker later in the show and also to win the WWE World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania; Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase, Jr, over Cryme Tyme; Chris Jericho, Mike Knox & Kane over John Cena, Kofi Kingston & Rey Mysterio, Jr.; Stephanie McMahon is shown backstage talking on her cell phone to someone, saying she can handle herself; Mark Henry over Shawn Michaels by disqualification, after Michaels intentionally got disqualified by bringing in a chair and using it – there was yet another nose-to-nose promo with JBL reminding Michaels that he owns him, and also uses his wife as bait to get Michaels to lose his cool, but it didn’t work; CM Punk over William Regal to retain the WWE Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title; Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole get in some plugs for “the Wrestler” and Mickey Rourke’s accolades; and the Undertaker over Randy Orton by disqualification when Rhodes and DiBiase, Jr., hit the ring, only to end with Shane McMahon once again clearing the ring to end the show.
WWE results from the RAW house show at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, CA, on February 8: CM Punk over William Regal to retain the WWE Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title; John Morrison & the Miz over Goldust & GoldHaas to retain the WWE World Tag Team Title; Mark Henry over Tommy Dreamer; Kofi Kingston & Rey Mysterio, Jr., over Mike Knox & Kane; WWE ECW Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger versus Finlay ended in a no contest in a title match; Beth Phoenix over Kelly Kelly; and John Cena over Randy Orton & Chris Jericho in a three-way to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Title.
Shortly after the incident in
The final overall rating for Thursday’s edition of TNA’s iMPACT was 1.0.
American Combat Wrestling will be at the Bourbon Street Night Club in New Port Richey, FL, tonight.
The United Wrestling Association will be at the Seymour Hardware & Building Supply in
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Today’s Birthdays: Victoria (1971) and Kevin Matthews (1983).
Today In Memoriam:
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Full Impact Pro was in
NAWA Ring Champions results from February 7 at the Purks in Cedartown, GA, with a reported attendance of 312: Josh Hate destroyed Bryan Phillips; Bulldog Raines defeated the Bruiser (with Jackie Rosedale); Lamar Phillips defeated Billy Love; Midget Star 2 Tall Shortts defeated Skinny Kenny (with Jackie Rosedale); Josh Stone defeated NAWA Cruiser Weight Champion Stupid (with Tweety) in a non title match; Bobby Hayes (with Jackie Rosedale) defeated David Young in a Last Man Standing Match; Air Paris & Chris Ganz defeated the Exotic Ones (Rick Michaels & Simon Sermon) to win the NAWA Tag Team Title. The referees were Jeremy Black and Mike Wise. Notables in attendancewere Juanita Timbs, Hacksaw Higgins, Susan Meeks, and Pig Farmer Pierce.
The next NAWA show is March 14 back in Cedartown at the Purks, advertising David Young vs. Bobby Hayes inside a steel cage; 2 Tall Shortts & promoter Phil Heffner vs. Skinny Kenny & Jackie Rosedale; and a NAWA Cruiserweight Title Match: Stupid vs. Josh Stone.
AWA Georgia was in
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Ultimate Wrestling was in
Florida Championship Wrestling was in
Pro Wrestling Fusion will be at the
Rampage Pro Wrestling will be at Johnny G’s
The Unchained Wrestling Alliance will be at the
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FEBRUARY 10, 1931 (TUESDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1933 (FRIDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1937 (WEDNESDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – NEW COLISEUM (Bill Metzger – Promoter) > Pat Newman defeated Mike Nazarian > Jack Ross defeated Lee Meyers (2-0)
FEBRUARY 10, 1939 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WARREN ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby – Promoters) > Benny Cohen versus Glenn Cowan > Red Dugan versus the Red Devil > Southern Light Heavyweight Title Match: Jack McAdams* versus Young Londos / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Jack McAdams had been the reigning Southern Light Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Eddie Williams on November 14, 1938, in
FEBRUARY 10, 1948 (TUESDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1950 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack LaRue and Ralph Garibaldi wrestled to a draw > Don McIntyre defeated Red Roberts > Chief Saunooke defeated George Temple > Jim Coffield & Tom Mahoney defeated Nick Carter & Johnny Long
FEBRUARY 10, 1958 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Paidousis versus Rocky Columbo > Marco Polo versus Karl Heinkler > Jackie Nichols versus Kurt Von Brawner > Ten-Round Boxing Match: Ray Gunkel versus the Mighty Yankee / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
FEBRUARY 10, 1960 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Alexander and Choo-Choo Lynn wrestled to a draw at 15:00 > Chief Little Eagle defeated Chris Averoff > Vince Bryant defeated Pepper Rodriguez > Man versus Animal Match: Brownie the Brute defeated Freddie Blassie by disqualification
FEBRUARY 10, 1961 (FRIDAY) – EAST POINT, GA – EAST POINT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Midget Match: Beau Brummell versus Lord Littlebrook > Jim Burke & Gypsy Joe versus Bill Dromo & Tiny Evans / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
FEBRUARY 10, 1964 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Steve Manderson – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Dromo defeated Corsica Joe by disqualification > Tim Geohagen defeated Red Roberts > Lorenzo Parente defeated Gene Bearden > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle defeated Stan Stasiak & Corsica Joe
FEBRUARY 10, 1966 (THURSDAY) – ALBANY, GA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Vansky versus Bad Boy Hines > Al Costello & Louie Tillet versus the Mysterious Medics / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.
FEBRUARY 10, 1967 (FRIDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1968 (SATURDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1970 (TUESDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1973 (SATURDAY) – “ALL-SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING” (Ann Gunkel – Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Wayne Cowan versus Tracy Rivers > Rock Hunter versus Assassin #2 / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
FEBRUARY 10, 1973 (SATURDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1973 (SATURDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1974 (SUNDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – OMNI COLISEUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Roy Lee Welch defeated the Masked Marvel > Ali Vaziri defeated Taru Hayashi > Gorgeous George, Jr., defeated Sputnik Monroe > Art Nelson defeated Derrell Cochran > Bobby Duncum & Stan Vachon defeated Bobby Cash & Louie Tillet > Jerry Lawler & Tojo Yamamoto defeated Tommy Gilbert & Eddie Marlin > Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller defeated Don Greene & Buddy Colt > Ricky Gibson, Jackie Fargo & Rufus R. Jones defeated Ron, Terry & Jimmy Garvin > Kevin Sullivan, Eddie & Mike Graham defeated Jim Kent & the Bounty Hunters > Mask versus Hair Match: Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Tim Woods > Battle Royal: Jerry Lawler & Robert Fuller (Co-Winners) / Notes: It was reported that the purse for the battle royal was $5,000, and that Jerry Lawler and Robert Fuller decided to split the money rather than wrestle each other. Gary Hart managed Bobby Duncum and Jerry Lawler. Jimmy Garvin managed Ron & Terry Garvin.
FEBRUARY 10, 1975 (MONDAY) –
FEBRUARY 10, 1976 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Skip Young defeated Tony Charles > Bob Backlund and Les Thornton wrestled to a draw > Ted & Jerry Oates defeated Moondog Mayne & Skandor Akbar > US Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Mike Graham* defeated Ken Mantell > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Stan Stasiak by disqualification > Bob Armstrong & Dick Slater defeated Abdullah the Butcher & the Spoiler / Notes: Gary Hart managed the Spoiler.
FEBRUARY 10, 1977 (THURSDAY) – SAVANNAH, GA – SAVANNAH CIVIC CENTER (Aaron Newman – Promoter / Jim Crockett Promotions) > Butch Malone and Dr. Fujinami wrestled to a draw > Larry Sharpe defeated Francisco Flores > Ron Starr defeated Bill White > The Hollywood Blonds defeated Bill Dromo & Frankie Lane > US Heavyweight Title Match: Blackjack Mulligan* defeated Paul Jones by disqualification > Rufus R. Jones defeated Greg Valentine
FEBRUARY 10, 1978 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Adrian Adonis defeated the Invader > Tony Atlas & Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Jacques Goulet & the Bounty Hunter > Dusty Rhodes defeated Abdullah the Butcher > Ole Anderson defeated Bob Armstrong > AWA Heavyweight Title Match: Nick Bockwinkel* defeated Tommy Rich > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Stan Hansen* and Dick Slater wrestled to a draw / Notes: Rock Hunter managed Abdullah the Butcher. Bobby Heenan managed Nick Bockwinkel.
FEBRUARY 10, 1979 (SATURDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Raymond Rougeau defeated Frank Monte by disqualification > The Masked Superstar defeated Mike Porter > Wahoo McDaniel defeated the Beast > Blackjack Lanza defeated Jerry Roberts > Ted & Jerry Oates defeated Charlie Fulton & Larry Latham > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated the Beast > Tommy Rich & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Rick Oliver & Kurt Von Hess > Rufus R. Jones defeated Frank Dusek > Blackjack Lanza defeated Pierre Lefebvre > Jimmy Snuka & Paul Orndorff defeated Frank Monte & Charlie Fulton > Luke Graham defeated Mike Porter / Notes: This was taped for the “Georgia Championship Wrestling” television program hosted by Gordon Solie. There was a brawl on this episode between Mr. Wrestling #2 and the Masked Superstar. Bobby Heenan managed Blackjack Lanza.
FEBRUARY 10, 1981 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Steve O defeated Ron Cheatham > Steve O defeated Jim Duggan > Tony Atlas defeated Kevin Sullivan > Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts defeated Robert Fuller & Ted DiBiase by disqualification > The Mongolian Stomper defeated Steve Keirn / Notes: 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 10, 1983 (THURSDAY) – CANTON, OH – CANTON CIVIC CENTER (Les Thatcher – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Buck Robley defeated Tom Prichard > Paul Ellering and Tito Santana wrestled to a draw > Bruiser Brody defeated Brad Armstrong > Stan Hansen & Tommy Rich defeated Bob Roop & Ivan Koloff > Paul Orndorff defeated the Super Destroyer > Butch Reed and Buzz Sawyer wrestled to a draw
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