Southeastern Wrestling News, Notes & Nostalgia for 11-2-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 11/02/2008

NEWS and NOTES

Everyone at Georgia Wrestling History thanks you for your continued support of our website, as we celebrate our sixth anniversary today. We anticipate making our seventh year the best one yet, as Peach State Pandemonium will return very soon with a load of great guests on deck, and our research projects continue to evolve. There are also two or three surprises we are working on that we hope to unveil over the next year, so please continue to visit our site for updates of great things to come.

Rampage Pro Wrestling will be returning to Johnny G’s Fun Center in Warner Robins, GA, this afternoon. Advertised: “The Black Superman” A.J. Steele & Lance Christian vs. Hot Like Lava members Cru Jones & Micah Taylor. In a Texas Death Match, Dr. Johnny Gayton vs. “Attorney” Destro Xavier. Rob Adonis vs. Diamond Mine member Vordell Walker w/Mr. Ace Diamond. “The Inconceivable Being of Horror” Iceberg vs. Oko Nono. Ron Stalker vs. Colt Derringer. To determine the #1 for the cruiserweight championship, “Do or Die” Chip Day vs. Diamond Mine member “So Fine” Frankie Valentine w/Mr. Ace Diamond. Bell time is 4:00 PM.

RPWâ<80><99>s Jason Cross joined Rich Tate on Saturday night for a PSP Fix. Click here to listen.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Abdullah the Butcher (1936 or 1941), Sharmell (1974), and Cliff â<80>~Dominoâ<80><99> Compton (1979).

Today in Memoriam: Cherie (71, 2000) and the Fabulous Moolah (84, 2007).

To see the story WWAY Channel 3 in Wilmington, NC, ran on the golf tournament to raise funds for Bernard Siaki’s kidney transplant, click here.

Click here to read Larry Goodmanâ<80><99>s review of the October 25 broadcast of Showtime All-Star Wrestling.

Bo Oates sent us a column sharing his thoughts on recent events between Great Championship Wrestling and Prime Time Pro Wrestling. Click here for the piece.

Click here for the most recent broadcast of Alternative Pro Wrestlingâ<80><99>s APW Aftershock.

NWA Anarchy â<80><9c>Fright Night ’08â<80> results from the NWA Arena in Cornelia, GA, with paid attendance of 210: Dynamic Duo (Chad Parham & Seth Delay) won a 6 tag team gauntlet match in 20:14. Bill Behrens did an in-ring interview with Alan Funk. Truitt Fields beat Shaun Tempers (with The Reverend) to retain the NWA Anarchy Television Title in 9 minutes. Daffney (with Bill Behrens) beat Brodie Chase (with Melissa Coates) in 6:16. Slim J beat Adrian Hawkins to become the first Young Lionâ<80><99>s Champion in 10:45. New Wave (Steven Walters & Derrick Driver) beat Jeremy Vain & Mr. Rob Adonis to retain the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Championship in 10:29. Don Matthews decimated Jeff Lewis stand-in Jay Clinton in an impromptu match. Ace Rockwell defeated Kimo (with Jeff G. Bailey) in The Five Minutes of Hell? match by surviving the five minute time limit. Mikal Judas & Shadow Jackson beat Devilâ<80><99>s Rejects (Iceberg & Azrael) with The Reverend) in 13:43. Full report from the show to be posted later this afternoon at GWH.

NAWA Ring Champions results from the Purks Building in Cedartown, GA, on November 1: Stupid over Josh Hate; Bruiser Eden over Billy Love; Air Paris over Nigel Sherrod by disqualification; Bulldog Raines over Josh Stone in a loser must wear a dress match; Chris Ganz & Chris Lightning over Jamie Hall & Lamar Phillips; and the Rock & Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) over the Exotic Ones (Rick Michaels & Simon Sermon). Mr. Hughes issued a challenge to anyone for a match on the next card.

NAWA will return on December 6. Advertised: Air Paris, Chris Ganz & Chris Lightning versus Nigel Sherrod & the Exotic Ones (Rick Michaels & Simon Sermon); and Mr. Hughes against an opponent to be determined.

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 2, 1934 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Jason Thompson and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Sammy Miller defeated Billy Lolas > Tarzan Jordan defeated Jack Russell (2-0) > George Romanoff defeated Dutch Green (2-1)

NOVEMBER 2, 1934 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” RIVERSIDE ARENA (Frank Bettis â<80>” Promoter) > Six-Round Boxing Match: Battling Landers versus Wimpie Steele > Ambrose Cole versus Roy Stewart > No TL Match: John Mauldin versus Son Almand / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 2, 1936 (MONDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” SPRING STREET ARENA (Frank Bettis â<80>” Promoter) > Tony Papalino versus Bad Boy Brown > John Ellis versus Ted Taylor > Joe Washburn versus Ripper Reeves / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 2, 1945 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick Lever & the Black Demon defeated Barto Hill & Red Vagnone > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: June Byers defeated Juanita Coffman > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Evelyn Wall defeated Mae Weston > Al Massey defeated Wally Greb

NOVEMBER 2, 1953 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Ford defeated Wild Man Zimm > Bobby Lane and Red McIntyre wrestled to a draw > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Ray Villmer* defeated Roy Graham (2-0) > Bob Ford, Don & Red McIntyre defeated Wild Man Zimm & the Horseshoe Kids / Notes: Ray Villmer had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Don McIntyre on October 16, 1953, in Atlanta.

NOVEMBER 2, 1956 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Chris Tolos and Bill Parks wrestled to a draw > Fred Atkins defeated Cyclone Anaya > Bobby Weaver and Ike Eakins wrestled to a draw > Don & Red McIntyre defeated Freddie & Billy Blassie / Notes: Paul Jones was the special referee for the match between Don & Red McIntyre and Freddie & Billy Blassie.

NOVEMBER 2, 1960 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Benny Matta and Jan Madrid wrestled to a draw > Roy Nelson defeated Bill Dromo by disqualification > Bill Dromo, Benny Matta & Tiny Evans defeated Johnny Weaver, Roy Nelson & Jan Madrid > Freddie Blassie versus Danny Miller ruled a no contest / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Roy Nelson.

NOVEMBER 2, 1962 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Don McIntyre â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Chief Little Eagle defeated Pancho Valdez > Rito Carreon defeated Lenny Montana > Gypsy Joe defeated Johnny Walker > The Kentuckians defeated Freddie Blassie & Mr. Moto / Notes: According to the program for this card, the World Heavyweight Title was held up until champion Freddie Blassie signed to defend against Jake Smith. Blassie agreed to wrestle Smith on November 9, 1962.

NOVEMBER 2, 1964 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Steve Manderson â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mario Galento defeated Jimmy Bowers > Dick Dunn defeated Don Fargo > The Mysterious Medics defeated Buddy Fuller & Chief Little Eagle

NOVEMBER 2, 1965 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Choo-Choo Lynn defeated Dale Lewis > Billy Hines defeated Roy Mulkey > Bad Boy Hines defeated Don Carson by disqualification > US Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Bob Boyer defeated Mario Galento* to win title / Notes: It is unclear as to how Mario Galento came to be recognized as US Junior Heavyweight Champion. The last reference we have shows Wildman Phillips defending the title against Bob Boyer on July 27, 1965, in Macon.

NOVEMBER 2, 1966 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Lars & Gene Anderson defeated Jack Bence & Argentina Amesa at 8:00 > El Mongol defeated Roger Kirby at 8:30 > Bobby Hart defeated Greg Peterson > Bill Dromo & Don McClarty defeated the Red Raiders (2-0) at 21:00 > Enrique & Ramon Torres defeated Louie Tillet & Butcher Vachon / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol.

NOVEMBER 2, 1967 (THURSDAY) â<80>” THOMASTON, GA (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Hunter versus Tiny Mills > Bad Boy Hines versus Ox Baker > Alberto Torres & Mr. Wrestling versus Oki Yama & El Mongol / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Jack Crawford managed El Mongol & Oki Yama. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

NOVEMBER 2, 1968 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WQXI STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Armstrong & Ramon Torres defeated Joe Turco & Oki Shikina > Johnny Valentine defeated Paul DeMarco > The Outlaw defeated Ronnie Paul / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Atlanta TV Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Ed Capral. Jack Crawford managed the Outlaw. Paul DeMarco had to be carried from the ring after his match with Johnny Valentine.

NOVEMBER 2, 1971 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Oki Shikina defeated Derrell Cochran > Billy Spears and Roberto Soto wrestled to a draw > Jimmy Dancing Bear defeated Joe Turco at 3:06 > Bill White defeated Klondike Bill > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: the Fabulous Moolah defeated Susan Green at 10:10 > Bill Dromo & George Scott defeated Bill White & Buddy Colt

NOVEMBER 2, 1973 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pepe Lopez and Bob Orton, Jr., wrestled to a draw > Eddie Graham defeated Jim Dalton > Gorgeous George, Jr., defeated Bobby Cash > Hiro Matsuda defeated Jim Wilson > Bob Armstrong & Tom Jones defeated the Super Infernos > Bobby Duncum & Stan Vachon defeated Robert Fuller & Roberto Soto > Bobby Shane defeated Tim Woods > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Bill Watts defeated Mr. Wrestling #2* to win title > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Jack Brisco* defeated Dory Funk, Jr. / Notes: J.C. Dykes managed the Super Infernos. The winner of the match between Tim Woods and Bobby Shane had to force the other to submit to a sleeper hold. The match between Jack Brisco and Dory Funk, Jr., was billed as the â<80><9c>Match of the Centuryâ<80>.

NOVEMBER 2, 1976 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Howard defeated Gino Hernandez > Tony Parisi defeated Johnny Ringo > Roberto Soto defeated Scott Irwin > Robert Fuller defeated Rock Hunter > Ole & Gene Anderson defeated Tom Jones & Mr. Wrestling #2 > No TL / No DQ Match: the Mongolian Stomper defeated Jos LeDuc / Notes: J.J. Dillon managed the Mongolian Stomper.

NOVEMBER 2, 1977 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don Kent versus Richard Blood > Jim Grabmire versus Tommy Rich > Bob Armstrong versus Jacques Goulet > Bill Dromo versus Stan Hansen > World Tag Team Title Match: Ole & Gene Anderson* versus Dick Slater & Dusty Rhodes / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 2, 1978 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ROME, GA â<80>” ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Larry Latham versus Bugsy McGraw > Pez Whatley versus King Kong Mosca > Ole Anderson versus Pez Whatley > Rick Martel & Tommy Rich versus Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. The Masked Superstar was also advertised.

NOVEMBER 2, 1979 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bret Hart defeated Jonathan Boyd > Ricky Fields & Buzz Sawyer defeated Chris Markoff & Jacques Goulet > Tony Atlas defeated Austin Idol > Georgia Television Title Match: Stan Hansen defeated Ernie Ladd* to win title > Tommy Rich & Ole Anderson versus Killer Karl Kox & the Masked Superstar / Notes: Tommy Rich & Ole Anderson and Killer Karl Kox & the Masked Superstar were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Bobby Heenan managed Ernie Ladd, Killer Karl Kox, and the Masked Superstar.

NOVEMBER 2, 1981 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Sharpe versus Bruno Sammartino, Jr. > Stan Hansen versus Tor Kamata > George Wells versus the Great Kabuki > Tommy Rich versus the Super Destroyer > Michael Hayes, Dusty Rhodes & Mr. Wrestling #2 versus Terry Gordy, Ray Stevens & the Great Mephisto / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. The Great Mephisto managed Ray Stevens and Tor Kamata. Gary Hart managed the Great Kabuki.

NOVEMBER 2, 1983 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” WHEELING, WV â<80>” WHEELING CIVIC CENTER (Les Thatcher â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tommy Rich versus Buzz Sawyer / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Paul Ellering managed Buzz Sawyer.

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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