Southeastern Wrestling News, Notes & Nostalgia for 11-17-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 11/17/2008

NEWS and NOTES

World Wrestling Entertainmentâ<80><99>s RAW/ECW crew will be at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA, tonight. Advertised: Chris Jericho defends the WWE World Heavyweight Title against Shawn Michaels and Batista in a three-way match; and Randy Orton versus CM Punk. Triple Hâ<80><99>s title defense will most likely be a post-broadcast dark match.

Total Nonstop Action results from Huntsville, AL, on November 16: Petey Williams over Sonjay Dutt; Scott Steiner over Curry Man; Roxxi Laveaux, Rhino & ODB over Kip James & the Beautiful People; Eric Young over Sheik Abdul Bashir; Beer Money over Consequences Creed & Abyss; and A.J. Styles over Kurt Angle.

TNA results from Corinth, MS, on November 15: Petey Williams over Sonjay Dutt; Curry Man over Kip James; Angelina Love over ODB; Rhino over Sheik Abdul Bashir; Beer Money over Eric Young & Consequences Creed; and A.J. Styles over Scott Steiner and Abyss in a three-way match.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Ted Allen (1955), Ed â<80>~Moondogâ<80><99> Moretti (1957), and Ryan Braddock (1980).

Today in Memoriam: Chris Dundee (91, 1998).

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

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.

NWA Anarchy results from television tapings in Cornelia, GA, on November 15: Anarchy owner Jerry Palmer introduced a well dressed Melissa Coates. Greg Hunter announced the Young Lions #1 contender tournament, and brought out 7 of the 8 contenders – Adrian Hawkins, Bo Newsome, Chip Day, Caleb Conley, Kyle Matthews, Andrew Alexander, and the returning Hayden Young. Adrian Hawkins defeated Caleb Conley. A vignette with Alexander, Matthews, Newsome,.the 8th contender, Azreal, the Rev, Alan Funk, Jeremy Vain, and Rob Adonis,. Ace Rockwell defeated Mike Mosley. Post-match, Kimo (with Attorney Jeff G. Bailey) attacked Rockwell. Referee Wes Grissom intervened. Kimo attacked Grissom, causing him to bleed from the mouth. Palmer suspended Kimo for 30 days. New Wave (Derrick Driver & Steven Walters) retained the Tag Title by DQ over the Dynamic Duo (Chad Parham & Seth Delay) when Vain & Adonis interfered. Hayden Young defeated Chip Day in a Lions Tournament match. The Technicians (Bob E & Tyler Smith vs. Wild Bunch (Billy Buck & Chris King) ended as a no contest brawl. Slim J defeated J.T. Talent (with Pendleton). Hunter interviewed Shadow Jackson, and announced that by pinning Anarchy Heavyweight Champion Iceberg at Fright Night, Jackson had earned a title shot at Season’s Beatings, but added it would be a three-way match. That brought out Shatter (with Bailey), then Mikal Judas. Judas & Shatter brawled. Devils’ Rejects (Azrael & Iceberg & Shaun Tempers) beat Culture Shock (Lane Norris & Outlaw) & Don Matthews, when Jay Clinton distracted Matthews. Post-match, Rejects turned on Shaun Tempers, and Truitt Fields saved.

Click here for a full report on the Anarchy event from Bill Behrens.

Georgia Pro Wrestling Association results from the Lean-Ox Festival in Lenox, GA, on November 15 are as follows: Mike Cross defeated “Marvelous” Michael Stevens. Paul Warfield pinned Iron Will. Afterwards, Best Friends Forever (Stevens and Will) attacked Warfield until Mike Cross hit the ring for the save challenging them to a tag team match later in the day. Cassius Clay defeated La Parka Jr. During the match Clay injured his knee, turning out to be a blown quad muscle and shattered kneecap. “Best Friends Forever” Michael Stevens and Iron Wil defeated Mike Cross and Paul Warfield. AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Jake Slater defeated “The Rage” Scott Cage and Pure Goodness in a Triple Threat match.

Great Championship Wrestling results for November 13 in Phenix City, AL, at the Gr8 Sk8 Plex: J-Rod beat Cru Jones to retain the GCW Heavyweight Title. Southside Trash beat Ron Stalker & Dustin Powers (with Princeton Gainey III). Rob Adonis beat Slaughter to advance in the GCW Interstate Title Tournament. Merchants of Death (Murder One & Orion Bishop with Wicked Nemesis) beat John Bogie & Kareem Abdul Jamar to retain the GCW Tag Team Championship. Johnny Swinger beat Tex Monroe.

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 17, 1927 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (John Contos â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Washburn defeated Bill Lewis > Jim Browning and Scotty McDougal wrestled to a draw > Jim Londos defeated Nick Gotch (2-0) / Notes: Bill Lewis substituted for Firpo Wilcox in the match with Jack Washburn.

NOVEMBER 17, 1933 (FRIDAY) â<80>” AVONDALE, GA â<80>” AVONDALE ARENA (Wesley Brownlee â<80>” Promoter) > Boxing Match: Big Simpson versus Battling Almand > George Harben versus Dan George > George Romanoff defeated Bill Crussell / Notes: Aside from the match between George Romanoff and Bill Crussell, no documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found. It was reported that Big Simpson and Battling Almand were â<80><9c>town rivalsâ<80>. George Romanoff vowed to shave his beard if he lost the match against Bill Crussell.

NOVEMBER 17, 1939 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” SPORTS ARENA (Tom McCarthy â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Larry Tillman versus Eddie Pope > Joe Dillman defeated Jack Purdin > Bob Corby defeated Joe Gunther (2-0) / Notes: Larry Tillman and Eddie Pope were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card.

NOVEMBER 17, 1939 (FRIDAY) â<80>” EAST POINT, GA â<80>” EAST POINT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Nat Jones and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Jack Bennett versus John Dameron > John Mauldin versus Bill Collins > Young Gotch versus Honey Boy Hackney / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 17, 1944 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Cowboy Luttrall defeated Ralph Garibaldi > Ben Bennicasa and Pierre DeGlane wrestled to a draw > Thor Morgan defeated Leo Numa > Jack Kelly defeated Jack Dillon by disqualification / Notes: Jack Dillon was initially declared the winner in the match with Jack Kelly, but for unstated reasons, the decision was reversed.

NOVEMBER 17, 1952 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don McIntyre versus Jack Steele > Jerry Graham versus Jack Moore > Eight-Round Argentinean Match: Nick Carter versus Eduardo Perez > Jerry Graham & Don McIntyre versus Jack Steele & Jack Moore / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 17, 1958 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” ARMORY HALL (Robert McCoy â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Dillon versus Lou Stinson > Chris Averoff versus Ivan Vansky > Indian Death Match (No TL): Don Lee versus Chief Little Eagle / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 17, 1961 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Graham, Jack Steele & Bulldog Lawley defeated Doug Adkins, Jack Bence & Johnny Apollo > Don McIntyre defeated the Assassin by disqualification / Notes: The Assassin was disqualified in his match with Don McIntyre when Jerry Graham interfered.

NOVEMBER 17, 1964 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Greg Peterson defeated Mickey Blassie > The Mysterious Medics defeated Billy & Bad Boy Hines > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match (No DQ): Sputnik Monroe* defeated Chief Little Eagle / Notes: Sputnik Monroe had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Don Fargo on October 16, 1964, in Atlanta, although he actually lost the title to Mario Galento on November 13, 1964, in Atlanta.

NOVEMBER 17, 1966 (THURSDAY) â<80>” BUTLER, GA (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Bence versus Gene Anderson > Don McClarty versus Lars Anderson > Roger Kirby versus Butcher Vachon / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

NOVEMBER 17, 1967 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” PAUL JONES SPORTS ARENA (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ox Baker defeated Bad Boy Hines > Bill Dromo & Bobby Shane defeated the Gauchos > Karl Von Stroheim defeated Ricky Hunter > Louie Tillet defeated Tim Geohagen > Mr. Wrestling defeated Oki Yama > Enrique & Alberto Torres defeated El Mongol & El Lobo / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol, El Lobo & Oki Yama.

NOVEMBER 17, 1970 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Robert Fuller and the Great Ota wrestled to a draw > Tim Tyler defeated Sabu Singh > Bob Armstrong, Bill Dromo & Robert Fuller defeated Skandor Akbar, Mr. Ito & the Great Ota > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Paul DeMarco defeated Buddy Colt* by disqualification / Notes: Homer Oâ<80><99>Dell managed Buddy Colt. Colt had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Nick Bockwinkel on September 4, 1970, in Atlanta.

NOVEMBER 17, 1971 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Roberto Soto and Billy Spears wrestled to a draw > Oki Shikina defeated Alex Medina > Jerry Oates defeated Flash Monroe by countout > Southeastern Tag Team Title Match: the Assassins defeated Bob Armstrong & El Mongol* to win title > Columbus Heavyweight Title Match: Bill Dromo* defeated Big John by countout / Notes: During the match between the Assassins and Bob Armstrong & El Mongol, the legal Assassin would toss Armstrongâ<80><99>s head into the ringpost while the other would lift the padding enough for his head to meet metal. Armstrong & Mongol had been the reigning Southeastern Tag Team Champions since they defeated the Assassins on October 5, 1971, in Macon. Bill Dromo had been the reigning Columbus Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Assassin #2 on October 6, 1971. Leon Ogle was credited as being a referee for this card.

NOVEMBER 17, 1972 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Juan Caruso defeated Bobby Starr > Wayne Cowan & Tim Geohagen defeated Rocket Monroe & Skandor Akbar > Roberto Soto defeated Bill Bowman > Roy Lee Welch defeated Joe Turner by disqualification > Tommy Seigler, Bob Armstrong & Argentina Apollo versus Rock Hunter, Buddy Roberts & Bearcat Brown ruled a no contest > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Dory Funk, Jr.,* and Dick Steinborn wrestled to a draw / Notes: Bearcat Brown substituted for Jerry Brown to team with Rock Hunter & Buddy Roberts in the match with Tommy Seigler, Bob Armstrong & Argentina Apollo. Dory Funk, Jr., had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Gene Kiniski on February 11, 1969, in Tampa, FL. Dick Steinborn participated in an autograph session for fans.

NOVEMBER 17, 1973 (SATURDAY) â<80>” â<80><9c>ALL-SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLINGâ<80> (Ann Gunkel â<80>” Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > The Mongols defeated Bill Bowman & Ted Oates > Charlie Cook defeated Goldie Rogers > Tommy Seigler versus the Super Gladiator / Notes: Tommy Seigler and the Super Gladiator were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. George Cannon managed the Mongols.

NOVEMBER 17, 1973 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Roberto Soto defeated Gorgeous George, Jr. > Hiro Matsuda defeated El Gaucho > Tom Jones and Tony Romano wrestled to a draw / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie.

NOVEMBER 17, 1973 (SATURDAY) â<80>” GRIFFIN, GA â<80>” GRIFFIN-BARNESVILLE SPORTS PALACE (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Roberto Soto defeated Tony Romano > Bob Armstrong defeated El Gaucho > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Hiro Matsuda > Bill Watts defeated Lou Thesz

NOVEMBER 17, 1975 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Moondog Mayne defeated Bob Backlund > Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Ron Garvin & Dudley Clements > Dick Slater and Harley Race wrestled to a draw > The Spoiler defeated Bobo Brazil > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Mr. Wrestling #2* defeated Abdullah the Butcher / Notes: Gary Hart managed the Spoiler.

NOVEMBER 17, 1979 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WTBS STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Fields defeated David Bruno > Tape: Terry Funk versus J.J. Dillon > Tape: Terry Funk versus Bob Roop > Wahoo McDaniel defeated Abdul Zataar > Stan Hansen defeated Buck Brannigan > Ernie Ladd & the Mystery Man defeated Vinnie Bolotto & Ted Allen > Tape: Tommy Rich versus Killer Karl Kox > Tape: Ernie Ladd & Tom Shaft versus Tommy Rich & Gene Anderson > Tommy Rich defeated Don Moore > Austin Idol & the Masked Superstar defeated David White & David Bruno > Tape: Jack & Jerry Brisco versus Pete Austin & Ali Bey > Tape: Jack & Jerry Brisco versus Len Denton & Buster Bronson > Bret Hart defeated Ted Allen > Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson defeated the Spoilers / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. On this episode, Tommy Rich signed a contract to wrestle Terry Funk. During the match between Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson defeated the Spoilers, Anderson & Patterson removed their opponentâ<80><99>s masks, but they were not identifiable before disappearing to the dressing room. Bobby Heenan managed Austin Idol and the Masked Superstar. Harley Race. Killer Karl Kox, Tony Atlas, Ray Candy, and Mr. Wrestling #2 (2) also appeared on this episode.

NOVEMBER 17, 1979 (SATURDAY) â<80>” MARIETTA, GA â<80>” COBB COUNTY CIVIC CENTER (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Buzz Sawyer defeated Bobby Jaggers > Bret Hart defeated Luke Graham > Buzz Sawyer defeated Buck Brannigan > Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ernie Ladd & the Masked Superstar > Bob Armstrong defeated Bobby Heenan / Notes: Bobby Heenan managed Ernie Ladd, Bobby Jaggers and the Masked Superstar. Carl Fergie and Chris Markoff were also advertised.

NOVEMBER 17, 1980 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ted DiBiase defeated Stan Lane > Assassin #1 defeated Jerry Roberts > Steve Keirn defeated Charlie Fulton > Jim Brunzell defeated Mr. Saito > Ray Candy defeated Ole Anderson > Kevin Sullivan & Austin Idol defeated Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts / Notes: Michael Hayes joined Terry Gordy and Buddy Roberts during their match with Kevin Sullivan & Austin Idol.

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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