Southeastern Wrestling News, Notes & Nostalgia for 11-19-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 11/19/2008

NEWS and NOTES

World Wrestling Alliance 4 will be at the WWA4 training school in Atlanta, GA, tonight.

Kin Folk Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in Pigeon Forge, TN, tonight.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Ted Turner (1938).

Fusion Tradition Wrestling results from “Shattered Psyche” in Sparta, TN, at the Stronghold, on November 15: Tradition Champion Patrick Colvett beat Jed Anderson by DQ. Xander Blaze beat El Gringo & Dirty J. Mad Dogg & Dillon Divine beat Dustin Simon & Jason Nesmith. Toby Farley & AC Frost & Robert Mulligan & Patrick Colvett b Mike Promo & Rocky Mac & Daddy Mac & Jed Anderson, Lord Frost & Ryan Jeffries & Billy Merciless & Logan Shane beat Michael Jablonski & Jeremy Travis & Shane Smalls & New York Gangster. Elimination Match: Lord Frost beat Toby Farley and Dillon Divine and Xander Blaze.

Great Championship Wrestling will be at the Gr8 Sk8 Plex in Phenix City, AL, on November 20. Advertised: J-Rod defends the GCW Heavyweight Title against Shaun Banks; Johnny Swinger & Cru Jones versus the Southside Trash; and Orion Bishop in a GCW Interstate Title tournament match. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

Pro Wrestling Evolution makes their comeback with “Return to Arms” on February 22 at the Hot Wheels Skate Center in Woodstock, GA. Advertised: The main event will feature Ace Rockwell vs. Slaughter vs. Kyle Matthews vs. the mysterious Super Punk to crown the first ever Evolution Internet Champion (PWE’s version of the TV Title). Other wrestlers on the roster include Murder One, Chip Day, Kareem Abdul Jamar, Chris King, and new host of Pirate TV, Donnie DeMarco. Bell time is 7:30 pm. More details to follow.

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

NOVEMBER 19, 1934 (MONDAY) â<80>” AVONDALE, GA â<80>” AVONDALE ARENA (Bob Anderson â<80>” Promoter) > Teddy Betts versus Young Parker > Al Olsen versus Mike Schephel > Sammy Miller versus Dutch Green / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 19, 1937 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” SPRING STREET ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Raoul Lopez versus Young Gotch > Danny Tucker versus Sammy Miller > Jack Bloomfield versus Chin Lee / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 19, 1941 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WARREN ARENA (Abe Simon â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Steve Brody versus Soldier Thomas > Rudy Strongberg versus Strangler White > Tex Riley versus the Green Shadow / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 19, 1945 (MONDAY) â<80>” SAVANNAH, GA â<80>” SAVANNAH MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Lou Masters, Dick Leonard, and Buster White â<80>” Promoters) > Red Devil Emil defeated Tommy Londos by countout > Red Devil Rudy defeated George Romanoff > Abe Zvonkin defeated Vincent Lopez

NOVEMBER 19, 1948 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Nick Carter and Larry Moquin wrestled to a draw > Jack Kennedy defeated Charlie Harben > Jim Coffield & Tom Mahoney defeated Joe Marsh & Al Massey > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Lou Thesz* defeated Don McIntyre / Notes: Larry Moquin substituted for Karl Davis in the match with Nick Carter. Lou Thesz had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Bill Longson in Indianapolis, IN, on July 20, 1948. This version was the one recognized by the National Boxing Association as the National Wrestling Association.

NOVEMBER 19, 1951 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Al Warshawski versus Juan Hernandez > Midget Match: Little Beaver versus Fuzzy Cupid > Al Massey versus Babe Zaharias > Art Nelson versus Sheik Ben Ali / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 19, 1954 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don McGee defeated Harry Lewis > Chief Big Heart and El Toro wrestled to a draw > Harry Smith & Red McIntyre defeated Jack Steele & Tokyo Joe by disqualification > Argentina Rocca defeated Jerry Graham / Notes: During the match between Harry Smith & Red McIntyre and Jack Steele & Tokyo Joe, the latter were disqualified because Joe used salt as a weapon. Although not mentioned, Kola Kwariani was likely in attendance, as he was charged with traveling with Argentina Rocca as a troubleshooter for him.

NOVEMBER 19, 1962 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Steve Manderson â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Midget Match: Marcel Semard versus Pee Wee Lopez > Lenny Montana & Gypsy Joe versus Luke Brown & Chief Little Eagle > World Heavyweight Title Match (No DQ / No TL / No CO): Freddie Blassie* versus Jake Smith / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Freddie Blassie had been billed as World Heavyweight Champion since June 29, 1962.

NOVEMBER 19, 1963 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Jack Bence and Killer Kosti wrestled to a draw > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Joan Lopez defeated Patty Bray > The Inferno defeated Bob Eisenburg > Southeastern Tag Team Title Match: Luke Graham & Al Galento* defeated Bob Morrow & Lonnie Brown / Notes: Luke Graham & Al Galento had been the reigning Southeastern Tag Team Champions since they defeated Lonnie Brown & Bob Morrow in a tournament final on November 6, 1963, in Columbus. Frankie Rogers managed the Inferno.

NOVEMBER 19, 1965 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don Carson defeated Bad Boy Hines > Ken Hollis defeated Roger Kirby > Womenâ<80><99>s World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah* defeated Donna Christianello > Mike Paidousis and Dutch Savage wrestled to a draw > Eric & Karl Von Brauner defeated Dick Steinborn & Greg Peterson > $1,000 Challenge Lumberjack Match: Mario Galento defeated Dale Lewis by disqualification / Notes: Dale Lewis put up $1,000 in the match with Mario Galento, betting he could not be pinned within the first thirty minutes. Galento had to be carried from the ring. Saul Weingeroff managed Eric & Karl Von Brauner. The Fabulous Moolah had been billed as Womenâ<80><99>s World Champion since she defeated Judy Grable on September 18, 1956, in Baltimore, MD.

NOVEMBER 19, 1968 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Armstrong defeated Billy Garrett > Billy & Bad Boy Hines defeated Joe Turco & Oki Shikina > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Barbara Galento defeated Bonnie Watson > Bill Dromo and the Professional wrestled to a draw > Dick Steinborn defeated Dale Lewis

NOVEMBER 19, 1971 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Roberto Soto and the Champ wrestled to a draw > Bill Dromo & Bob Armstrong defeated Joe Turco & Oki Shikina > Womenâ<80><99>s World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah* defeated Vicky Williams > George Scott defeated Billy Spears by disqualification > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Jimmy Dancing Bear & El Mongol defeated the Assassins* by disqualification > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Buddy Colt* defeated Big John > Georgia Television Title versus Hair Lights Out Match (No DQ / No TL): Ray Gunkel* defeated Mr. X / Notes: The Fabulous Moolah had been billed as Womenâ<80><99>s World Champion since she defeated Judy Grable on September 18, 1956, in Baltimore, MD. The Assassins had been billed as Georgia Tag Team Champions since August 13, 1971. Buddy Colt had been billed as the Georgia Heavyweight Champion since June 18, 1971. Ray Gunkel had been the reigning Georgia Television Champion since he defeated Big John on October 15, 1971, in Atlanta. Eddie Smith and Charlie Smith were credited as being referees for this card. The program for this card mentioned that Paul Jones would be attending the annual NWA Board meeting in St. Louis, MO, the following week. It was announced that Bobo Brazil would be wrestling in Atlanta on December 3, 1971. Klondike Bill participated in an autograph session for fans.

NOVEMBER 19, 1974 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Welch defeated Mark Starr > Ricky Gibson defeated Pepe Lopez > Danny Little Bear defeated Terry Garvin > Jimmy Golden & Bob Orton, Jr., defeated Ron & Jimmy Garvin > Billy Spears, Buddy Colt & Bearcat Wright defeated Rocky Johnson, Ole & Gene Anderson by disqualification / Notes: Jimmy Garvin managed Ron & Terry Garvin. Bearcat Wright managed Harley Race and Buddy Colt.

NOVEMBER 19, 1976 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ted Oates and Raymond Rougeau wrestled to a draw > Black Atlas defeated El Gaucho > Bill Howard defeated Roberto Soto > Killer Brooks defeated Tom Jones > World Tag Team Title Match: Ole & Gene Anderson* defeated Robert Fuller & Mr. Wrestling #1 > Lights Out Match: the Mongolian Stomper defeated Jos LeDuc / Notes: J.J. Dillon managed the Mongolian Stomper.

NOVEMBER 19, 1977 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tony Atlas & Rufus R. Jones defeated Jim Dalton & Randy Savage > Raymond Rougeau defeated Jim Kent > Abdullah the Butcher defeated Don Jarman > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Joyce Grable defeated Toni Rose > Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen defeated Pierre Lefebvre & the Big O / 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. It was announced that Stan Hansen was the new Georgia Heavyweight Champion.

NOVEMBER 19, 1979 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tom Shaft defeated Marvin Turner > Sterling Golden defeated David Bruno > Austin Idol defeated Bret Hart > Handicap Tag Team Match: Ole Anderson & Ray Candy defeated Bobby Heenan, Killer Karl Kox & the Masked Superstar > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Harley Race* versus Tommy Rich ruled a no contest / Notes: Bobby Heenan managed Austin Idol, Killer Karl Kox, Tom Shaft, Bobby Jaggers and the Masked Superstar.

NOVEMBER 19, 1982 (FRIDAY) â<80>” DAYTON, OH â<80>” HARA ARENA (Les Thatcher â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > The Wild Samoans defeated Tom Prichard & Brad Armstrong > Tito Santana defeated the Super Destroyer > Paul Orndorff defeated the Iron Sheik > Ole Anderson & Buzz Sawyer defeated Tommy & Johnny Rich / Notes: Sonny King managed the Iron Sheik and the Wild Samoans.

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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