Southeastern News Notes & Nostalgia for 11-4-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 11/04/2008

NEWS and NOTES

Monday nightâ<80><99>s PSP Fix featured AWA World-1 South promoter Jody Peterman, who spoke about the W1S show coming up in Ellaville, GA, on November 8, with the third annual Old School Tag Team Tournament. He also gave us as much information as he could about the legal situation between World Wrestling Entertainment and the American Wrestling Association. Dan Masters chimed in and answered the question regarding the whereabouts of Adam Windsor. Click here to listen.

WWEâ<80><99>s SmackDown/ECW crew will be at the Amway Arena in Orlando, FL, tonight. Advertised: Vladimir Kozlov versus the Undertaker. Bell time is 6:45 PM.

WWE results from the November 3 edition of RAW, from the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, FL: Matt & Jeff Hardy over Brian Kendrick & MVP, with Ezekiel; William Regal won an eight-man battle royal to earn a match for the WWE Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title on the November 10 RAW broadcast ��” order of elimination was Ted DiBiase, Jr., by Regal, Shad by DiBiase, Jr., JTG by DiBiase, Jr., Jamie Noble by Regal, Manu by Regal, Cody Rhodes by Regal, Snitsky by Rhodes and DiBiase, Jr.; Vladimir Kozlov over Charlie Haas, as Bret Hart; Shawn Michaels & Triple H over John Morrison & the Miz; in an sixteen-woman tag team match, Beth Phoenix, Natalya, Katie Lea, Victoria, Lena, Maryse, Layla & Jillian over Mae Young, Michelle McCool, Mickie James, Candice Michelle, Eve Torres, Tiffany, Brie Bella & Kelly Kelly when Phoenix pinned Young; CM Punk over Randy Orton by disqualification when DiBiase, Jr., attacked Punk; the Undertaker over JBL; Mark Henry & Kane, with Tony Atlas, over Rey Mysterio & Kofi Kingston; and Chris Jericho over Batista to win the WWE World Heavyweight Title in a cage match.

This was billed as the 800th episode, although it was really number 806. Many clips were shown throughout the night of past episodes, including the debut, Razor Ramon, Shane McMahon announcing he owns WCW, presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama, DX invading WCW, Hulk Hogan and the Rock, Floyd Mayweather and Big Show, Jeff Hardyâ<80><99>s ladder match with the Undertaker, Ric Flair farewell, and Kane abruptly halting the wedding of Edge and Lita. Mike Adamle quit as General Manager. Orton kicked DiBiase, Jr., in the head for ending his match with Punk, and said he was trying to kick some sense into him. There was a goofy dance segment that took place in the ring that included Kung Funaki, Hornswoggle, the Boogeyman, Jim Duggan, Golddust, Sgt. Slaughter, Lillian, Jesse, Festus, and even Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler getting into the mix. The Great Khali turned babyface by attacking Kane. Jericho will defend the WWE World Heavyweight Title against John Cena at Survivor Series.

Today in Memoriam: Danno Oâ<80><99>Mahoney (37, 1950) and Helen Hart (77, 2001).

Tonightâ<80><99>s Trash Talking Radio will feature Psycho Sid, Dan Severn, and Mr. Saturday Night, beginning at 7:00 PM ET.

GWH congratulates the family of Bill Demott on the November 2 birth of their son.

NWA Anarchy has Les Thatcher coming to Cornelia, GA, in March for a training camp, and is inviting non-Anarchy talent who may wish to participate in the weekendâ<80><99>s events. Click here for more information.

The tribute show for Jerry Lawler on November 7, â<80><9c>Celebrating 35 Years in Pro Wrestlingâ<80>, in Nashville, TN, at the Fairgrounds will feature Diana DeGarmo singing the National anthem, and it has been announced other Nashville-based country music stars will be on hand as well. Matches advertised: Shawn Schultz versus Matt Boyce; Chase Stevens versus Idol Stevens; Travis Sawyer, Justin Oâ<80><99>Day & Lani Kealoha versus Shanw Williams, Alan Shepard & Ali Stevens; Brian Christopher & Doug Gilbert vs. The Moondogs; and Lawler versus Sid Vicious, with Jimmy Hart. Dan Masters is the MC for the evening. Also advertised: Tennessee wrestling legends Corsica Joe, Jim White, and Don and Al Greene.

High Profile Wrestling and Electrified Wrestling Entertainment present “Seasons Beatings” on December 2 at the Son Of A Beach in Kissimmee, FL. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for kids. Adults get in for half price with an unwrapped toy. There will be a meet-and-greet session with the stars at Kool Katz Grill & Pub. For tickets and information call 407.489.1071. Advertised: Number 1 Contender’s Match: Da Biff vs. Dylan Night w/Candilynn, The British Lions issue a special challenge. Special appearances by Scotty 2 Hotty and a former WCW superstar. Also scheduled to appear: Dark City Fight Club, Gus Money, “Mr. 630” Jerrelle Clark, Don Kiko, Simon Sez, Afro Boy, and others.

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 4, 1930 (TUESDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > George Zaharias defeated Joe Hackenschmidt at 20:30 > Bill Bartush defeated Paul Jones at 45:50

NOVEMBER 4, 1936 (WEDNESDAY) ��” AUGUSTA, GA ��” NEW COLISEUM (Bill Metzger ��” Promoter) > Fritz Krueger defeated Chin Lee (2-1) > Buddy Knox defeated Ed Wayland (2-1)

NOVEMBER 4, 1938 (FRIDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” WARREN ARENA (L.C. Warren ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > John Dameron versus Whitey Patterson > Young Londos defeated Eddie Williams > Rip Roberts defeated Glenn Cowan / Notes: John Dameron and Whitey Patterson were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card.

NOVEMBER 4, 1955 (FRIDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > One-Night Tournament: Freddie Blassie defeated Tom Drake; Nick Carter defeated El Toro; Tex Riley defeated Whitey Whittler; Eduardo Perez defeated Andre Drapp; Carter defeated Blassie; Perez defeated Riley; Perez defeated Carter to win tournament > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Red McIntyre* defeated Eduardo Perez by disqualification / Notes: The tournament was to determine the contender for the main event title match with Red McIntyre. McIntyre had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Freddie Blassie on October 28, 1955, in Atlanta.

NOVEMBER 4, 1960 (FRIDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran defeated Al Galento > Johnny Weaver defeated Bill Dromo > Danny Miller defeated Jack Oâ<80><99>Reilly > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Freddie Blassie* defeated Tiny Evans by disqualification / Notes: Freddie Blassie had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Don McIntyre on October 21, 1960, in Atlanta.

NOVEMBER 4, 1961 (SATURDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” WLWA STUDIOS (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) / Notes: This was for the â<80><9c>Live Atlanta Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Ed Capral. While Don McIntyre was showing a demonstration of the abdominal stretch, the Assassin came out and claimed McIntyre could not apply the hold to him. McIntyre considered the challenge and invited him into the ring, where he not only applied it to the Assassin, but did it twice. This enraged the Assassin and he demanded a match with McIntyre, which was immediately accepted and booked for November 10, 1961.

NOVEMBER 4, 1961 (SATURDAY) ��” MARIETTA, GA ��” LARRY BELL AUDITORIUM (Elmo Chappell ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Steele versus Marco Polo > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Ann Regan versus Cora Combs > Brass Knuckles Match: the Assassin versus the Viking / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 4, 1963 (MONDAY) ��” AUGUSTA, GA ��” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Steve Manderson ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Matt Jewell defeated Leon Smith > Lenny Montana defeated Gene Anderson > Tim Geohagen defeated Ivan Zukoff > Ray Gordon and the Outlaw wrestled to a draw > Chief Big Heart defeated the Mighty Hercules by disqualification

NOVEMBER 4, 1966 (FRIDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Bence defeated Joe Kono > Eric Von Brauner defeated Argentina Amesa > Bill Dromo defeated Louie Tillet by disqualification > Lars & Gene Anderson defeated Roger Kirby & Les Thatcher > Butcher Vachon defeated Bobby Hart > Southern Tag Team Title Match: Enrique & Ramon Torres* defeated the Red Raiders by disqualification / Notes: The Red Raiders were disqualified in their match with Enrique & Ramon Torres when Chico Cortez interfered. The Raiders were caught trying to use chloroform to subdue one of the Torres brothers. The Torresâ<80><99> had been the reigning Southern Tag Team Champions since they defeated Louie Tillet & Butcher Vachon on October 21, 1966, in Atlanta. It was announced that Don McClarty would be wrestling on the card on November 11, 1966.

NOVEMBER 4, 1967 (SATURDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” WAII STUDIOS (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Oki Yama defeated Ricky Hunter > Lou Thesz defeated Ox Baker > Louie Tillet and Mr. Wrestling wrestled to a draw at 15:00 > Alberto Torres defeated Kenny Mack / Notes: This was for the â<80><9c>Live Atlanta Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Ed Capral. Jack Crawford managed Oki Yama. Lou Thesz joined Capral to announce that the masked man in the picture from the November 3, 1967, program was known as the Destroyer, and should not serve as proof that Butcher Vachon was not Oki Yama.

NOVEMBER 4, 1969 (TUESDAY) ��” MACON, GA ��” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mixed Tag Team Match: Billy Spears, Vivian Vance & Vicky Williams defeated El Diablo, Bette & Rita Boucher > El Diablo defeated Billy Spears > Macon Tag Team Title Match: Roberto & Cyclone Soto* defeated Vincent Lopez & Aldo Bogni / Notes: Homer Oâ<80><99>Dell managed El Diablo. Roberto & Cyclone Soto had been the reigning Macon Tag Team Champions since they defeated the Super Assailants and the Assassins September 16, 1969, in Macon.

NOVEMBER 4, 1972 (SATURDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jesse James & Argentina Apollo defeated Bill Bowman & Joe Turner by disqualification > Ox Baker defeated Tommy Seigler > Roberto Soto defeated Oki Shikina by disqualification / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Ed Capral.

NOVEMBER 4, 1972 (SATURDAY) ��” GRIFFIN, GA ��” GRIFFIN-BARNESVILLE SPORTS PALACE (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Frank Hickey versus Roy Lee Welch > Bill Bowman versus George Grant > Joe Turner versus the Avenger > Roberto Soto versus Oki Shikina > Bob Armstrong & Tommy Seigler versus the Hollywood Blonds / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 4, 1973 (SUNDAY) ��” ATHENS, GA ��” J&J CENTER (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tom Jones defeated Derrell Cochran > Bob Orton, Jr., defeated Randy Hoskins > Roberto Soto defeated Bobby Shane > Bob Armstrong & Jim Wilson defeated Bobby Duncum & Stan Vachon

NOVEMBER 4, 1974 (MONDAY) ��” AUGUSTA, GA ��” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Doug Somers versus Bob Orton, Jr. > Ken Patera versus Mike McCord > Jimmy Golden & Rocky Johnson versus the Mighty Yankees > Texas Tornado Tag Team Match: Ole & Gene Anderson versus Buddy Colt & Harley Race > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Jack Brisco* versus Mr. Wrestling #2 / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. J.C. Dykes managed the Mighty Yankees. Bearcat Wright managed Harley Race and Buddy Colt.

NOVEMBER 4, 1975 (TUESDAY) ��” MACON, GA ��” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Stubbs defeated Otto Von Heller > Tony Charles and Bob Orton, Jr., wrestled to a draw > Jerry Brisco versus Ron Garvin > Bobo Brazil defeated Nikolai Volkoff > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Mr. Wrestling #2* defeated the Spoiler > Dick Slater defeated Brute Bernard / Notes: Jerry Brisco and Ron Garvin were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Gary Hart managed the Spoiler, Nikolai Volkoff, and Brute Bernard.

NOVEMBER 4, 1977 (FRIDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jacques Goulet defeated Richard Blood > Stan Hansen defeated Bill Dromo > Bob Armstrong defeated Don Kent > Tommy Rich defeated Abdullah the Butcher by disqualification > Tony Atlas defeated Pak Song by disqualification > World Tag Team Title Match: Dusty Rhodes & Dick Slater defeated Ole & Gene Anderson* by disqualification / Notes: Pat Oâ<80><99>Connor was the special referee for the match between Dusty Rhodes & Dick Slater and Ole & Gene Anderson. Rock Hunter managed Abdullah the Butcher and Pak Song.

NOVEMBER 4, 1978 (SATURDAY) ��” ATLANTA, GA ��” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen defeated Pierre Lefebvre & Chick Donovan > Tape: Hartford Love versus Bugsy McGraw > Kurt Von Hess defeated Roger Howell > Raymond Rougeau defeated Steve Regal > The Masked Superstar defeated Pierre Lefebvre > Rick Martel defeated Larry Latham > Tape: Mr. Wrestling #1 & #2 versus Larry Latham & Hartford Love > Tommy Rich defeated Dr. X > The Medics defeated Roger Howell & Steve Regal / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. Bugsy McGraw also appeared on this episode.

NOVEMBER 4, 1978 (SATURDAY) ��” TOCCOA, GA (Paul Jones ��” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) Notes: A card was scheduled for this date, but no details 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.

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