Southeastern Wrestling News, Notes & Nostalgia for 12-24-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 12/24/2008

NEWS and NOTES

GWH wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and hopes everyone stays safe and healthy throughout the holidays.

The final overall rating for Fridayâ<80><99>s edition of World Wrestling Entertainmentâ<80><99>s SmackDown was 2.1.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Brad Anderson (1969), Christopher â<80>~Curry Manâ<80><99> Daniels (1971), and Chris Hero (1979).

Today in Memoriam: Albion Britt (1955), Ivan Kameroff (54, 1974), Pierre â<80>~Mad Dogâ<80><99> Lefebvre (30, 1985), Adrien Desbois (1985), and Duke Hoffman (76, 2002).

NOSTALGIA

DECEMBER 24, 1887 (SATURDAY) â<80>” SAVANNAH, GA (Promoter â<80>” Unknown) > Greek George defeated Colonel Welch / Notes: It was reported that Colonel Welchâ<80><99>s arm was broken during the match with Greek George. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

DECEMBER 24, 1977 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Georgia Television Title Match: Bob Armstrong* defeated Abdul Zataar > Abdullah the Butcher defeated Ted Allen > Tony Atlas & Charlie Cook defeated Jim Kent & Butch Malone / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. Rock Hunter managed Abdullah the Butcher.

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 Oâ<80><99>Sullivan.

â<80>” GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com

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