SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 01/24/2009
NEWS and NOTES
Tonight at 9:00 PM ET, tune in for a PSP Fix, as Georgia Wrestling History’s Rich Tate and the Wrestling Observer‘s Dave Meltzer preview World Wrestling Entertainment‘s Royal Rumble PPV, to take place on January 25.
WWE will be in
WWE has announced that the RAW/ECW crew will be at the San Angelo Coliseum in
Total Nonstop Action will be at the Wembley Arena in
The final overall rating for Thursday’s edition of TNA’s iMPACT was 1.1.
TNA has announced the following events: March 20, at the Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in
TNA has also added the following dates to their taping schedule for iMPACT: March 16-17, March 30-31, and April 21-22. All tapings are held at Universal Studios in
NWA Charlotte returns to
Pro Wrestling Fusion will be at Boomerz Night Club in Seminole, FL, tonight for “New Beginnings”. Advertised: The Sheik defends the PWF championship against Abdullah the Butcher. The Heartbreak Express vs. Brutus "the Barber" Beefcake & Greg "the Hammer" Valentine. Prince Iaukea vs. Steve Madison. Jon Davis vs. Christopher Gray. Tommy Taylor vs. Brad Attitude. Jack Manley vs. Chris Jones. Bruce Santee vs. Francisco Ciatso, w/The Double Deuce Social Club. VIP tickets are $15, which includes a picture with Beefcake & Valentine. General admission is $10. Doors open at 6:00 and bell time is at 6:30.
NWA Main Event returns to
The Alabama Wrestling Federation will be at the George County Fairgrounds in
Global Championship Wrestling will be at the Community Center in
Culture Shock Wrestling will be at the Community Center in Mossy Head, FL, tonight for “Hardcore New Year”. Advertised: In a four corners of Hell, fans bring the weapons match for the CSW championship, Victor Cru defends vs. Cameron Frost, David Prime, DJ Durst, Lane Smart, and Jon Ryker. "BTY" Colby Godwin vs. Aaron Idol. Dark Personality defends the
The All Pro Wrestling Alliance will be at the National Guard Armory in
Dirty South Pro Wrestling will be at the
Champions With Attitudes will be at the National Guard Armory in Manning, SC, tonight. The doors will open at 6:30 PM, with matches getting underway at 7:30. Tickets are $15 for ringside, and $10 for general admission seating. Children 3 and under get in free of charge.
Savannah Valley Wrestling will be at the Graybell Auction in
The Allied Independent Wrestling Federations will be at the National Guard Armory in
ATL Wrestling will be at the Stadium Inn in
Fusion Tradition Wrestling will be at the Stronghold in
High Velocity Wrestling will be at the New HVW Arena in
The Millennium Wrestling Federation will be at the
National Championship Wrestling will be at the NCW Arena in
New Blood Wrestling will be at the
Outlaw Championship Wrestling will be at the Cell in
Showtime All-Star Wrestling will be at the
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 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 email@example.com.
Today’s Birthdays: Akira Maeda (1959), Vince Russo (1961), and Jay Briscoe (1984).
Today In Memoriam: Bull
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United States Wrestling Organization results from January 23 at the Stadium Inn in Nashville, TN, with 75 in attendance: Derrick Neal beat Convict Clown; Antonio Cathey & Cody Whitehead beat Travis Starr & Trakan Mathias and Psycho Medic & Shawn Hoodrich in a 3-way when Whitehead pinned Mathias; USWO Jr. Champion Lee Cross beat Jason Xavier; Tim Renesto & Saint beat Cathey & Whitehead when Saint pinned Whitehead after Renesto hit him with an international object; USWO Tag Team Champions Shane Eden & Steven Green beat Josh Crowe & Lee Cross (w/Ronnie Vegas) when Eden pinned Crowe; USWO Champion Mitch Ryder beat J.D. Fluffy; L.T. Falk beat Damien Payne in a 2/3 falls match. Payne won the first fall in a fan lumberjack match, Falk won the second fall in a submission match, and Falk won the third fall in a table match.
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.
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JANUARY 24, 1949 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – AUGUSTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Jack Ross – Promoter) > Lucky Gamillion defeated Curly Morris > Tom George defeated Mile High Ross > Bob Shipp & Tiny Oxford defeated Vincent Lopez & Red Dugan (2-1)
JANUARY 24, 1955 (MONDAY) – VALDOSTA, GA – VALDOSTA LIVESTOCK ARENA (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Harry Smith & Jack Bowers versus Charlie Keene & Ivan Petroff / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
JANUARY 24, 1961 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tiny Evans and Gypsy Joe wrestled to a draw > Bill Dromo defeated Danny Miller > Tiny Evans & Chief Little Eagle defeated Gypsy Joe & Skull Murphy
JANUARY 24, 1962 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Miller defeated Jack Steele > Rito & Tito Carreon defeated Jean & Paul Gaullois > Southern Tag Team Title Match: the Assassins* defeated Bobby Christy & Juan Sebastian / Notes: The Assassins had been the reigning Southern Tag Team Champions since they defeated Ray Gunkel & Don McIntyre on December 1, 1961, in Atlanta.
JANUARY 24, 1964 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Taro Myaki defeated Red Steiner > The Mighty Hercules defeated Corsica Joe > Stan Stasiak defeated Tim Geohagen > Midget Women’s Tag Team Match: Baby Cheryl & Diamond Lil defeated Doll Paige & Darling Dagmar > Lorenzo Parente defeated Dick the Bruiser by disqualification > Fritz Von Erich defeated Joe Scarpa
JANUARY 24, 1967 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Greg Peterson and Pancho Rosario wrestled to a draw > Bobby Hart defeated Charlie Carr > Enrique & Ramon Torres defeated Jack Daniels & Krusher Kowalski
JANUARY 24, 1969 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Ramstad defeated Mike Burns at 9:00 > Alberto & Ramon Torres wrestled Paul DeMarco & Dale Lewis to a draw at 15:00 > Seiji Sakaguchi defeated Johnny Walker at 4:00 > Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller defeated the Kamikazes at 8:00 > Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller defeated the Assassins > El Mongol defeated the Professional by disqualification at 13:00 / Notes: Jack Crawford managed Dale Lewis & Seiji Sakaguchi. Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller substituted for the Mysterious Medics in the match with the Assassins. El Mongol was declared the winner of the match with the Professional when it was believed the Pro had a foreign object in his mask. Leo Garibaldi was credited as being a referee for this card, and had initially declared the Pro as the winner, but reversed his decision when a fan at ringside informed him that the Pro had used a weapon. It was announced that Hans Schmidt would be wrestling on the card on January 31, 1969, and that Paul Jones was negotiating for a title match between NWA World Heavyweight Champion Gene Kiniski and El Mongol to take place in
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JANUARY 24, 1975 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Gibson defeated Billy Spears at 9:00 > Jimmy Golden defeated Ron Garvin at 11:00 > Robert Fuller defeated Bob Orton, Jr. > Assassin #2 defeated Roberto Soto > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Jerry Brisco & Rocky Johnson defeated Roger Kirby & Buddy Colt* to win title > Abdullah the Butcher defeated Ken Patera > Cage Match: Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Rock Hunter / Notes: Jimmy Garvin managed Ron Garvin. Bearcat Wright managed Roger Kirby and Buddy Colt. Rock Hunter managed Assassin #2. Ron West and Doug Smith were credited as being referees for this card.
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JANUARY 24, 1978 (TUESDAY) – WARNER ROBINS, GA – WARNER ROBINS CIVIC CENTER (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tommy Rich defeated the Invader > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated the Bounty Hunter > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Ole Anderson & Jacques Goulet* defeated Dick Slater & Mr. Wrestling #2 > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Tony Atlas defeated Stan Hansen* by disqualification / Notes: Mr. Wrestling #2 substituted for Randy Alls in the match with the Bounty Hunter.
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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, Thomas Bugg, 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, Shannon Rose, Alan Wojcik, Devin Cutting, and Richard O’Sullivan.