Southeastern Wrestling News Notes & Nostalgia for 12-8-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 12/08/2008

NEWS and NOTES

World Wrestling Entertainmentâ<80><99>s RAW crew will be at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, PA, tonight. Advertised: Chris Jericho versus Jeff Hardy; Batista versus Triple H; John Cena versus Edge; John Morrison versus CM Punk; and Rey Mysterio versus Kofi Kingston. Plus, the 2008 Slammy Award winners are to be announced.

WWE results from North Charleston, SC, on December 7: Finlay over Mark Henry; Ryan Braddock over Kung Fu Naki; Primo Colon & Carlito over Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson to retain the WWE Tag Team Title; Michelle McCool over Maryse to retain the WWE Divas Title; Matt Hardy over Jack Swagger to retain the WWE ECW Heavyweight Title; Triple H over Vladimir Kozlov in a street fight; and the Undertaker over WWE Heavyweight Champion Edge by disqualification in a title match.

WWE results from Florence, SC, on December 6: Finlay over Mark Henry; Primo Colon & Carlito over Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson to retain the WWE Tag Team Title; Michelle McCool over Maryse to retain the WWE Divas Title; Matt Hardy over Jack Swagger to retain the WWE ECW Heavyweight Title; the Great Khali over WWE US Heavyweight Champion Shelton Benjamin by countout in a title match; Kung Fu Naki over Ryan Braddock; and Triple H & the Undertaker over Vladimir Kozlov & Edge.

WWE results from Greenville, SC, on December 5: Finlay over Mark Henry; Ryan Braddock over Kung Fu Naki; Primo Colon & Carlito over Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson; Michelle McCool over Maryse; Matt Hardy over Jack Swagger; the Great Khali over Shelton Benjamin; Triple H over Vladimir Kozlov; and the Undertaker over Edge by disqualification.

Total Nonstop Action will be taping for iMPACT! at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL, tonight. A tournament starts for the held up TNA X Division Title, featuring Jay Lethal versus Alex Shelley and Eric Young versus Sheik Abdul Bashir. Al Snow is also expected, as well as Frankie Kazarian, wrestling as Suicide, and Daffney, impersonating Sarah Palin, all of whom appeared at last nightâ<80><99>s PPV.

TNA results from the Final Resolution PPV in Orlando, FL, on December 7: Jay Lethal, Curry Man, and both members of LAX claimed briefcases in the â<80><9c>feast or firedâ<80> match, after which Lethal opens his to learn he gets a shot at the TNA World Tag Team Title, and it appears he will team with Consequences Creed in that effort â<80>” the remaining briefcases will be opened on Thursdayâ<80><99>s broadcast of iMPACT; Taylor Wilde, Roxxi Laveaux & ODB over Sharmell & the Beautiful People; Eric Young over Sheik Abdul Bashir to win the TNA X Division Title only to later have the belt held up; Christy Hemme over TNA Womenâ<80><99>s Champion Awesome Kong by disqualification in a title match; Beer Money over Matt Morgan & Abyss to retain the TNA World Tag Team Title; Kurt Angle over Rhino to earn a rematch with Jeff Jarrett at Genesis next month, while Mick Foley got slapped by the surprise guest, Al Snow; and the Main Event Mafia (Kevin Nash, Scott Steiner, Sting & Booker T) over the Frontline (A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe & Team 3D) for Sting to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Title.

TNA results from Lawrenceburg, KY, on December 6: Shark Boy over Sonjay Dutt; Awesome Kong over Taylor Wilde to retain the TNA Womenâ<80><99>s Title; Rhino over Kip James; Beer Money over the Latin American Xchange to retain the TNA World Tag Team Title; Abyss over Sheik Abdul Bashir; and A.J. Styles & Samoa Joe over Kurt Angle & Scott Steiner.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Ken â<80>~Slickâ<80><99> Johnson (1943), Gama Singh (1954), Toshiaki Kawada (1963), Michael Cole (1968), Jerrelle Clark (1975), and Jimmy Rave (1982).

Today in Memoriam: Frank â<80>~Spacemanâ<80><99> Hickey (78, 1993), and Espanto III (56, 1996).

Jerkinâ<80><99> the Curtain will feature a discussion on Saturday nightâ<80><99>s ROH event in Nashville, TN, tonight at 11:00 PM ET.

Dan Masters Live has posted footage from the Highspots show in Charlotte, NC, over the weekend. Click here for the clip, featuring Jimmy Hart and the Nasty Boys.

Footage of Reid Flairâ<80><99>s debut at the event is online here.

Dave Meltzer is reporting that only 170 advance tickets were sold for the Highspots show, although a reported 1,000+ turned out for the event.

This weekâ<80><99>s Whoâ<80><99>s Slamming Who? Shows have been updated. Click here for audio commentary from various wrestling figures, including Jerry Jarrett, Steve â<80>~Dr. Deathâ<80><99> Williams, the Iron Sheik, Bill Behrens, and Jody Hamilton.

Bob Mageeâ<80><99>s column, As I See It, has been updated. Click here for the latest entry.

Click here for this weekâ<80><99>s Bill Behrensâ<80><99> NWA Notes update.

Click here for an updated blog from Gabe Sapolsky.

This week on Alternative Pro Wrestlingâ<80><99>s Aftershock, with Greg Hunter subbing for Bret Wolverton as your host…J.T. Talent musing about the secret admirer is interrupted by “King of Royston” Seth Delay…Highlights of Kareem Abdul Jamar & Bo Newsome vs. Anthony Henry & Brandon Parker (with Kevin Duncan)…Bo gets strapped…Duncan wants to talk contracts with Henry…Highlights of the Southern States Title match between Billy Buck (c) and Dustin Michaels…Words from Buck…Royston Brawler (with Aaron Lee) finishes Brad Logan, but his post-match beat down is cut short by “Merciless” Don Matthewsâ<80>¦Highlights of the APW tag title match between the Franchise (c) and Hate Junkiesâ<80>¦Highlights of the North Georgia Title Match: Seth Delay (c) vs. Chris King…Closing with words from the newly crowned North Georgia Champion, Chris King.

Click [url=http://thesuperstation.tv/nwaanarchy147.wmv]here[/url] for the latest online broadcast of NWA Anarchy.

Anarchy results from the NWA Arena in Cornelia, GA, on December 6: Melissa Coates beat Crystal Rose in 4:20. Azrael (with the Reverend) defeated Adrian Hawkins and Hayden Young and Kyle Matthews in a four-way elimination match to win the Young Lionâ<80><99>s Contender Tournament in 7:59. The Texas Treats (Don Juan & Chris Marval) beat â<80><9c>The Rock â<80>~n Roll Ninjaâ<80> Skitzo & Big Dogg in 7 minutes. J.T. Talent (with Andrew Pendleton) vs. Chad Parham (with Seth Delay) vs. Jeremy Vain (with Rob Adonis) ended in a no contest at 6:46. Mikal Judas defeated Phil Shatter (with Jeff G. Bailey) in a no DQ/no count out match to earn a spot in the three-way match for the NWA Anarchy Heavyweight Championship at Seasonâ<80><99>s Beatings (17:30). Click here for Larry Goodmanâ<80><99>s full report.

Click here for Goodmanâ<80><99>s review of the November 22 broadcast of NWA Main Event.

Also, Goodman spoke with Johnny Swinger regarding his move to NWA Prime Time from Great Championship Wrestling. Click here for Swingerâ<80><99>s comments.

Prime Time returns to the Prime Time Arena in Columbus, GA, on December 12 with a 6 man grudge rematch main event: David Young & Chris Stevens & Bull Buchanan vs. Sonny Siaki & Zero Tolerance & Johnny Swinger, Champions Frankie Valentine & Ace Rockwell defend the PTPW tag titles against Sal Rinauro & Shaun Tempers, Heavyweight Title Match: Champion “The Master of Insanity” Deathrow vs. “The Texas Outlaw” Colt Derringer, The Samoan Soldiers vs Killer Instinct (Mike Status & Jake Slater), El Loco, Jr., & Genni Wright vs. Simon Sermon & Thomas Britain, Bulldog Raines vs. Jimmy Rave and Chip Day vs. Josh Stone. Bell time is 7:30pm. For tickets and further info call (706) 570-3978.

GCW results from December 4 in Phenix City, AL, at the Gr8 Sk8 Plex, where attendance was estimated at 150: Tex Monroe defeated Joey Lightning and Ron Stalker in a triple threat match. Slaughter defeated Rob Adonis. There was an in-ring interview segment involving all three managers – Quentin Michaels, Wicked Nemesis, and Princeton Gainey III. Kareem Abdul Jamar defeated John Bogie. Murder One & Orion Bishop & Cru Jones & Ron Stalker beat Southside Trash (Rowdy & Raunchy) & Scotty Beach & GCW Heavyweight Champion J-Rod in an 8 man elimination match â<80>” the SST first eliminated Stalker, SST were both DQed for shoving ref Jeff McGowan, Bishop eliminated Beach making it 3-on-1 against the champion, J-Rod eliminated Murder One, but Jones pinned J-Rod after a super backcracker from Bishop.

Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling was at the Recreation Center & Sports Complex on December 6 in front of a crowd of 175. Results: Cru Jones vs. Bull Buchanan ended in a double DQ. Frankie Valentine defeated Billy Knight by countout. Johnny Slaughter & Genni Wright defeated Micah & Tracy Taylor. Chick Donovan defeated Rob Russo. Adam Jacobs defeated J.P. Magnum. Colt Derringer & Dustin Powers vs. Bulldog Raines & Josh Stone ended in a double decision as both teams got a pinfall. The referees were Mr. Koonce & Mr. Ricky.

Results from NAWA Ring Champions on December 6 at the Purks Building in Cedartown, GA: David Young defeated Bobby Hayes and was then piledriven after the match. Bulldog Raines defeated Mr. Hughes. Thunder ‘N Paradise (Air Paris & Chris Ganz) defeated the Exotic Ones (Rick Michaels & Simon Sermon) & Nigel Sherrod with Bambi as the special referee. The WWC defeated HCP. Stupid (with Tweety) defeated Stephen Michaels. Josh Hate defeated Bruiser Eden. Josh Stone defeated Dany Only. The return date for NAWA at the Purks is January 10.

AWA Worldwide was at the Civic Center in Ozark, AL, for â<80><9c>the Re-Birthâ<80> on December 6. Results: Short Bandit defeated Street Bandit. “Indy Superstar” Erico vs. “Heartless” Derek Ryze â<80>” result is unknown. “Shady” Chris Xion defeated “Highspot” Zakk Neo & “Alabama Assassin” Collin Troy in a triple threat elimination match. Team Macktion defeated the Naturals to become the #1 contenders for the AWA tag championship. “Booty Call” Jeff Brooks defeated “High Flying” Chris Hamrick after outside interference from Team PCP. Team PCP defeated unidentified wrestlers. For the AWA World championship, “Trademark of Excellence” Ricky Landell defeated T.J. Mack by reverse decision. Mack was filling in for an injured Chris Masters.

The Great American Wrestling Federation was in Blountstown, FL, on December 6. Results: In a match for the tag championships, Team Awesome Inc. w/Arms Crowder defeated Kolby Stern & Cameron Thomas due to outside interference from Crowder to retain. For the cruiserweight championship, Dark Wage retained by defeating A.J. Stokes. “BTY” Colby Godwin defeated Chris Tighe. Moonshine McCoy defeated Joey Cujo & Nick Fame in a triple threat match. “Bullet” Bob & Steve Armstrong defeated Aaron Idol & Michael Patrick. For the heavyweight championship, T-Bolt defeated Steve Goins w/Mr. Robert Storm when Storm’s interference backfired. Bolt retained the championship. GAWF returns to the J&N Sports Bar in Blountstown, FL, on December 31.

Pro Wrestling Fusion was in Boynton Beach, FL, on December 6. Results: Jack Manley defeated Maxx Stardom. Tommy Taylor defeats C.J. Oâ<80><99>Doyle. Craig Classic defeated Mike Tobin. The Lifeguards defeated Sweet Baby Ray & Fantastic Dantastic. Prince Iaukea defeated Chris Jones by DQ. Dagon defeated Jon Davis. King Kong Fu defeated Francisco Ciatso. PWF will be at the Police Athletic League in Ft. Pierce, FL, on January 10. Matches advertised: The finals of the tag team tournament, Blunt Force Trauma vs. the Heartbreak Express. Luchadore championship match, Prince Iaukea defends vs. Jerrelle Clark. Tommy Taylor vs. Roderick Strong. Tickets are $15 ringside and $10 general. Doors open at 7:30 and bell time is at 8:00.

High Impact Wrestling was at the Hollywood Palace in Greenville, MS, on December 6 for Christmas Chaos. Results: “Native American” Kent Truth w/Prince Travion defeated an unidentified wrestler. Afterwards, Adrian Whisper came out and challenged Truth a loser leaves HIW match. Hi-Jinx w/Alice Wonderland defeated the Nerds. “The Monster” Clarice w/Prince Travion defeated Ricky Rocket. In a dance contest, “Reverend” Heaven Lee Love defeated “American Idolâ<80> Sassy Vegas. In a loser leaves HIW match, “Gangsta of Destruction” Adrian Whisper defeated “Native American” Kent Truth w/Prince Travion. New Orleans Fight Club w/”Irresistible” Danielle vs. “the Shooter” Vordell Walker & “A-List Athlete” Malek Avalon w/Prince Travion ended in a no contest. “Reverend” Heaven Lee Love won the Stocking Stuffer on a pole battle royal to win $5000. After the match, Sassy Vegas ran in and took the $5000.

Southern States Championship Wrestling was in Nashville, GA, on December 6. Results: Kelly Foxx defeated the Soviet. Foxx gets to face women’s champion Samantha Steel on January 10. “Modern Day Enforcer” Scotty Biggs defeated Kevin Tool. For the Southern Heritage championship, Logan Stevens defeated Bryan Fury to win the championship. “Hardcore” Brooks Rogers defeated the Unknown Soldier. For the tag team championship, the Marcs Brothers w/the Coach defeated Mad Dog Miller & Chris Turner to retain. For the heavyweight championship, J.T. Taylor defeated Jarrod Michaels to become the new champion. SSCW will be at the Berrien Primary School in Nashville, GA, on January 10. Tickets are $5. Bell time is at 7:30.

Ultimate Wrestling was in Pensacola, FL, for â<80><9c>December Doomsdayâ<80> on December 6. Results: “Loaded Guns” Chris Black defeated “the Sharp Dressed Man” Devin Diamond. “The Bruiserweight” Maze defeated “the Feature” Carlos D’Angelo. “The Natural” Nathan Crown defeated “the Chocolate Boy Wonder” Marcus Gibbs. “The Canadian Superstar” Aeon Flexx defeated “P.T.” Lenny Scootermeyer. In a triple threat match to determine the #1 contender for the cruiserweight championship, Energy Crisis beat Scotty & Billy Rayz. “Shooter” Mike Jacobs defeated Death Row. In a match to determine the #1 contender for the tag championship, the Culture Club defeated the Invasion. In a no rules match for the heavyweight championship, “Brutal” Joe Gibson defeated “the Wiggins Ax Murderer” Wade Garrett to retain the championship. In a lights out, no DQ 8 man tag team match, the Kult of Omega defeated the Fold. UW presents “Revelations” at American Legion Post 33 in Pensacola, FL, on January 3. Matches to be announced. Doors open at 6:00 and bell time is at 7:00.

Dirty South Pro Wrestling will be having their two-year anniversary on December 13 at the National Guard Armory in Brewton, AL. Matches advertised: In a TLC match, “Minister” Zachary Johnson & Deacon Stone vs. “Hott Stuff” Healthy P & Romeo. Tiny Tiswell vs. Short Bandit. Also advertised: “the Wild Samoan” Sika, Gothic Warrior w/Mystress, Kage, DDG w/Phoenix, Bam Bam, Rebel, and Brother Payne. Tickets are $5, and kids under 5 get in for free. Doors open at 6:00 and bell time is at 7:30.

United States Championship Wrestling presents a Toys-for-Tots drive on December 13 at the Baker County Fairgrounds in MacClenny, FL. Matches advertised: US heavyweight championship match, Super Destroyer defends vs. “Heart Throb” Scott Davis. In a women’s tag match, the Experience w/Gorgeous Gary vs. the Unforgettable. Cruiserweight championship match, “the Oriental Sensation” Nooie Lee defends vs. Nick Fame. Tickets are $5 or a new toy. Kids 12 & under get in for free. Doors open at 6:45 and bell time is at 7:30.

Culture Shock Wrestling will be at the Community Center in Mossy Head, FL, for “Extinction” on December 27. Matches advertised: Cameron Frost vs. Jon Ryker. Victor Cru vs. “BTY” Colby Godwin for the heavyweight championship. For the US championship, Dark Personality defends vs. T.A. Jones. Marcus Gibbs vs. Bruce Marshall. Dave Prime vs. DJ Durst. Mike Metal vs. “Supernerd” Lane Smart. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for kids 7-11, and free for kids 6 and under. Bell time is at 8:00.

All-Star Wrestling will be at Towne Square in Spring Hill, FL, on January 17 for â<80><9c>Livin’ La Vida Locaâ<80>. More information to be announced. Tickets are $5.

Independent Circuit Wrestling Federation will be at Gasoline Alley in Largo, FL, for “Cyber Sanctioned” on February 7. Matches to be announced. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Advance tickets can be purchased for $8 for adults and $3 for kids. Doors open at 3:00 and bell time is at 4:00.

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.

NOSTALGIA

DECEMBER 8, 1931 (TUESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Blue Sun Jennings defeated Gorilla Poggi (2-0) > Paul Harper defeated Willie Davis

DECEMBER 8, 1933 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WESTLAKE ARENA (Luke Appling â<80>” Promoter) > Pat Austin versus Jack McAdams > Bob Anderson versus Gorilla Tucker > Leon Fuller versus Red Dugan > Whitey Patterson versus Young Gotch / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

DECEMBER 8, 1939 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” SPORTS ARENA (Tom McCarthy â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Purdin versus Billy Fox > Jack McAdams versus Lon Chaney > Bob Corby versus Joe Gunther / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

DECEMBER 8, 1944 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Al Massey defeated Cowboy Luttrall > Dick Lever defeated Herb Freeman by disqualification > Chief Saunooke defeated Jack Wentworth > Jack Dillon defeated Ben Bennicasa

DECEMBER 8, 1950 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Orton defeated Jack Steele > Midget Match: Little Beaver defeated Irish Jackie > Don McIntyre & Farmer Jones defeated Tom Mahoney & Jack Britton > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Art Nelson defeated Finis Hall* to win title / Notes: Finis Hall had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Jack Kennedy on November 24, 1950, in Atlanta.

DECEMBER 8, 1952 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Graham defeated Billy Steele > George & Jack Curtis defeated Jack Steele & Babe Zaharias > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Don McIntyre* defeated Eduardo Perez (2-1) / Notes: Don McIntyre had been billed as Southern Heavyweight Champion since September 19, 1952.

DECEMBER 8, 1958 (MONDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” SPORTS ARENA (Bill Collins â<80>” Promoter) > Dick Lever, Bill Lawley & the Masked Marvel defeated Nick Carter, Tiny Oxford & Tarzan White > Tex Walton defeated Bulldog DeMoss > Bill Lawley and Tiny Oxford wrestled to a draw at 20:00

DECEMBER 8, 1958 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” ARMORY HALL (Robert McCoy â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Lou Stinson versus Tommy Todd > Paul Anderson & Chris Averoff versus Freddie Blassie & Bob Shipp / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

DECEMBER 8, 1961 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Doug Adkins and Bulldog Lawley wrestled to a draw > Jerry Miller defeated Jack Steele > Nick & Jerry Kozak defeated Sky Hi Krueger & Assassin #2 > Handcuff Match: Assassin #1 defeated Jerry Graham / Notes: Doug Adkins and Bulldog Lawley were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Assassin #2 joined Assassin #1 at the ring during the match with Jerry Graham. Following the match, Graham claimed that he had been blinded by a foreign substance by Assassin #1.

DECEMBER 8, 1965 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ken & Chris Lucas versus Dale Lewis & Dutch Savage > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Donna Christianello versus the Fabulous Moolah > Mike Paidousis & Chief Little Eagle versus Eric & Karl Von Brauner > Don Carson versus Mario Galento / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Saul Weingeroff managed Eric & Karl Von Brauner.

DECEMBER 8, 1966 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Argentina Amesa defeated Chico Cortez at 10:00 > Tom Jones and Matt Jewell wrestled to a draw > Bill Dromo defeated El Mongol at 12:00 > US Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Louie Tillet* defeated Chief Little Eagle (2-1) at 24:40 > Don McClarty versus Butcher Vachon was ruled a no contest at 7:30 / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol. Louie Tillet had been the reigning US Junior Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Mario Galento on September 7, 1966, in Columbus.

DECEMBER 8, 1967 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Armstrong defeated Kenny Mack by disqualification > Buddy Fuller defeated Oki Shikina > Bill Dromo & Bobby Shane versus Louie Tillet & Karl Von Stroheim ruled a no contest > Ray Gunkel defeated Ox Baker > Mr. Wrestling defeated El Mongol > Loser Unmasks Match: Oki Yama defeated Avenger #2 / Notes: As part of the stipulation, Avenger #2 was forced to unmask following the match with Oki Yama, and was identified as Ramon Torres. Jack Crawford managed El Mongol & Oki Yama. The program for this card featured a picture of Tim Woods, whom Crawford was still claiming to be Mr. Wrestling. Paul Jones reported in the program that he had grown tired of El Mongol getting himself disqualified to keep the Georgia Heavyweight Title, and that he was considering suspending Mongol from all future bookings if he did not sign for a match with Mr. Wrestling waiving the disqualification rule. Crawford responded in the program to that threat that the match on this card would not be for the title, and that he would be calling Jonesâ<80><99> bluff. Tim Geohagen was credited as being the Advertising Manager for the Atlanta programs.

DECEMBER 8, 1970 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Kevin Sullivan defeated Tim Tyler > Kubla Khan defeated Robert Fuller > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Sharon Joyce defeated Donna Christianello > Paul DeMarco defeated Luke Graham > Bob Armstrong & El Mongol defeated the Assassins / Notes: Jack Crawford managed Kubla Khan.

DECEMBER 8, 1972 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Peggy Patterson versus Lilly Thomas > Red Dupree versus Hiro Matsuda > Jerry Jarrett versus Don Greene > Robert Fuller & Roy Lee Welch versus Flash Monroe & Norvel Austin > Don Curtis versus Fritz Von Erich > Bob Armstrong & Derrell Cochran versus Paul DeMarco & Duke Keomuka > Eddie Graham versus Doug Gilbert > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Dory Funk, Jr.,* versus Jack Brisco / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Dory Funk, Jr., had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Gene Kiniski on February 11, 1969, in Tampa, FL. Jack Crawford managed Norvel Austin.

DECEMBER 8, 1972 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY GYMNASIUM (Ann Gunkel â<80>” Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Jesse James versus Rock Hunter > Tommy Seigler versus Skandor Akbar > Ted Oates defeated Joe Turner > Bill Bowman defeated Jerry Oates > El Mongol defeated Ox Baker > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Dick Steinborn & Argentina Apollo* defeated the Hollywood Blonds > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Roberto Soto* defeated Assassin #2 by disqualification / Notes: Jesse James and Rock Hunter were scheduled to wrestle each other, as were Tommy Seigler and Skandor Akbar, but no results were reported after the card. Dick Steinborn & Argentina Apollo had been the reigning Georgia Tag Team Champions since they defeated Ox Baker & Skandor Akbar on October 20, 1972, in Atlanta, and although they earned recognition while wrestling for the Georgia Championship Wrestling promotion, Ann Gunkel recognized them as such when they agreed to move to the All-South Wrestling Alliance. Roberto Soto had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Buddy Colt on May 5, 1972, in Atlanta, and although he earned recognition while wrestling for the Georgia Championship Wrestling promotion, Ann Gunkel recognized him as such when he agreed to move to the All-South Wrestling Alliance. Ted Oates substituted for the Champ in the match with Joe Turner.

DECEMBER 8, 1973 (SATURDAY) â<80>” â<80><9c>ALL-SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLINGâ<80> (Ann Gunkel â<80>” Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Argentina Apollo defeated the Great Fuji by disqualification > Assassin #2 & the Enforcer defeated Tommy Seigler & Johnny Ringo > Charlie Cook & Ray Candy and the Mongols wrestled to a draw / Notes: Rock Hunter managed Assassin #2 and the Enforcer. George Cannon managed the Mongols.

DECEMBER 8, 1973 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Rufus R. Jones defeated the Masked Marvel > The Samoans defeated Roberto Soto & Bob Orton, Jr. > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Gorgeous George, Jr., by disqualification / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. Gary Hart managed the Samoans.

DECEMBER 8, 1975 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ron Garvin versus Tony Charles > Les Thornton versus Otto Von Heller > Indian Death Match: Jay Strongbow versus Brute Bernard > Luke Graham & Moondog Mayne versus Bobo Brazil & Mr. Wrestling #2 > Dick Slater versus the Spoiler / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Gary Hart managed the Spoiler and Brute Bernard.

DECEMBER 8, 1978 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Raymond Rougeau defeated Bryan St. John > Rufus R. Jones defeated Larry Latham > Bugsy McGraw defeated David Shults > Rick Martel & Tommy Rich defeated Kurt Von Hess & King Kong Mosca > Bob Armstrong defeated the Masked Superstar by disqualification > Tony Atlas & Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen / Notes: For the match with Bob Armstrong and the Masked Superstar, the winner had to force the other to submit to a cobra hold.

DECEMBER 8, 1981 (TUESDAY) â<80>” TIFTON, GA â<80>” TIFT COUNTY HIGH GYMNASIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Sharpe versus El Gran Apollo > Jim Duggan versus Bruno Sammartino, Jr. > Terry Gordy & the French Angel versus Bob & Brad Armstrong > National Heavyweight Title Match: the Masked Superstar* versus Tommy Rich / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

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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