Southeastern Wrestling News, Notes & Nostalgia for 11-1-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 11/01/2008

NEWS and NOTES

Rampage Pro Wrestlingâ<80><99>s Jason Cross joins Rich Tate tonight for a PSP Fix, live at 9:30 PM ET.

RPW will be returning to Johnny G’s Fun Center in Warner Robins, GA, on November 2. 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.

Tonight, NWA Anarchy presents the 10th annual â<80><9c>Fright Nightâ<80> show at the NWA Arena in Cornelia, GA. Advertised: First ever Trick or Treat Match: Iceberg & Azrael (with The Reverend) vs. Shadow Jackson & Mikal Judas. Truitt Fields (c) vs. Shaun Tempers for the NWA Anarchy TV title. New Wave (c) vs. Jeremy Vain & Mr. Rob Adonis for the NWA Anarchy tag title. Ace Rockwell vs. Kimo (with Attorney/Agent Jeff G. Bailey. Slim J vs. Adrian Hawkins for the Young Lionâ<80><99>s title. Melissa Coates (with Brodie Chase) vs. Daffney (with Jerry Palmer). There is a Tag Team Turmoil, tag team action using â<80>~King of the Hillâ<80><99> rules, to determine the number one contenders. Bell time is 8pm. For reserved seats call 706-768-9071.

Anarchyâ<80><99>s Todd Sexton, filling in for promoter Jerry Palmer, joined Rich Tate on Friday night for a PSP Fix. Click here to listen.

NAWA Ring Champions returns to the historic Purks Building (330 West Avenue) in Cedartown, GA, tonight. The fun begins at 7pmw with Jon Morton, son of Ricky Morton, live in concert. Advertised matches include: The longest reigning tag team champions in NAWA history, the Exotic Ones (Rick Michaels & Simon Sermon) vs. The Rock ‘n Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson). Nigel Sherrod has raised his challenge to $2500 to anyone in the dressing room that can defeat him. Loser Must Wear A Dress: Bulldog Raines vs. “Rock Solid” Josh Stone. Movin’ On Up the Card: Stupid (with Tweety) vs. Josh Hate. Will Stupid remain undefeated? Terry “The Rocker” Lawler vs. “Skinny” Kenny Arden. Thunder & Lightning vs. Phillips & Hall. Air Paris and Billy Love are also on the card. Bell time is 7:30pm. For more info call 770-773-0612.

Championship Wrestling returns to the Civic Auditorium in Kingsport, TN, tonight, Advertised: AWA World Heavyweight Title Match – No DQ- No Count Outs: Champion, Brian Logan, vs. Tony Givens. If Givens loses then he will have to leave wrestling forever. National Heavyweight Title Match: Champion, Robbie Cassidy vs. Mr. Bolo (with John Hawkins). Special Challenge: “Beautiful” Bobby Eaton vs. JHP’s Mystery Man. #1 Contenders Tag Team Match: The Varsity Shooter Society (Alyx Winters & Chase Owens with Ashlee Hope) vs. Wayne Adkins & Nick Hammonds. Plus: The debut of Keith Knox, Cody Ices, “Handsome” Beau James, Moe Jenkins, and The 420 Hit Squad. Bell time is 8pm.

The American Wrestling Federation will be at the Possum Palace in Wausau, FL, tonight. Advertised: In a match for the AWF tag team championships, “Road Dogg” Jesse James & Magnificent Pedro vs. The Cool Jerks. In a cowbell match for the AWF championship, Texas Rough Rider defends vs. Luke Goldberg. “Scarface” Terry Ryker vs. a mystery opponent. In a handicap match for the US Jr. championship, Short Bandit & Street Bandit defends vs. Suicide. Short Bandit is the champion. Milo vs. Chris Tighe. Tickets are $8 for general, $4 for kids 6-12, and kids under 6 get in for free. Advance tickets can be bought for $6. Bell time is at 8:00. For more information call (850) 638-7138.

Ultimate Wrestling presents “November Reign” tonight at the American Legion Post #33 in Pensacola, FL. Advertised: For the UW championship, “Brutal” Joe Gibson defends vs. 1/2 of the UW tag champions, Bobby Doll w/Uncle Jim. Omega vs. The Fold’s DJ Prophecy. Death Row vs. “Shooter” Mike Jacobs. For the Southern championship, Cameron Frost vs. “Crescent City Saint” Cale Conner. Aeon Flexx vs. Aaron Idol. “Brother” David Prime vs. Lucas Troy. Wade Garrett vs. Kory Jackson. Energy Crisis vs. 2 Quick. Culture Club vs. “Sexy Weight” Justin Stone & “Chocolate Boy Wonder” Marcus Gibbs. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for kids 12 and under, $8 for military, and free for kids 5 and under, as well as for people in wheelchairs. There will also be a costume contest. The show is a benefit for the Alpha Center, Inc. Doors open at 6:00 and bell time is at 7:00.

The Great American Wrestling Federation will be having a show tonight at the Hosford Telogia Game Room Entertainment Center in Hosford, FL. Advertised: For the GAWF championship, Steve Goins defends vs. T-Bolt. Moonshine McCoy vs. Ghetto Superstar. “Pretty Boy” Donnie B vs. Joey Cujo. Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for kids 10 and under. Bell time is at 8:00.

Dirty South Pro Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in Brewton, AL, tonight. Advertised: WWE Hall of Famer Sika. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for kids 12 and under. Doors open at 6:00 and bell time is at 7:30.

All-Star Wrestling presents “2 Legit 2 Quit” tonight at Spring Hill Towne Square in Spring Hill, FL. Advertised: The East Street Elite vs. Austin Amadeus & Nick Fame. In a cruiserweight title match, Shayne Swyft defends vs. Nooie Lee. Eric Cooper vs. Sideshow. For the Kombat championship, Ray Beez defends vs. “The G.O.A.T” David Mercury. Tickets are $5. Doors open at 6:30 and bell time is at 7.

Savannah Valley Wrestling will be having a benefit show at Comer Elementary School in Comer, GA, tonight. Bell time is at 7:30. Tickets are $10 for adults and kids get in free. Proceeds will be going to a local church.

We received a report that informed us the Championship Wrestling Overload card for tonight has been cancelled due to concerns over cold weather at an outdoor venue. This has not been confirmed with CWO, so if you had plans on going to their event, we suggest you check with them first.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Bobby Heenan (1943 or 1944).

Today in Memoriam: Giovanni Raicevich (76, 1957) and Rick McGraw (30, 1985).

Prime Time Pro Wrestling will be at the Event Center in Columbus, GA, on November 7. Advertised: Chris Stevens & Bull Buchanan versus Jake Slater & Deathrow; Micah & Tracy Taylor versus Sal Rinauro & Rock-C, with Chick Donovan; Colt Derringer versus Bulldog Raines; the Brits (Simon Sermon & Thomas Britain) defend the PTPW Tag Team Title against Frankie Valentine & Ace Rockwell; Sonny Siaki versus Chip Day; and David Young versus Shaun Tempers. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

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 1, 1932 (TUESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Amateur Match: Buck Nelson defeated George Harben > Joe DeVito defeated Floyd Marshall

NOVEMBER 1, 1933 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Paul Jones and Milo Steinborn wrestled to a draw at 60:00 > Chief Chewacki defeated Tom Marvin (2-1) / Notes: Paul Jones substituted for Pat Oâ<80><99>Shocker in the match against Milo Steinborn.

NOVEMBER 1, 1934 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” CENTER HILL ARENA (J.E. McKee â<80>” Promoter) > Jake Burton versus Alton Woods > Chippewa Charlie versus Young Sampson > Jack Billings versus Ronnie McDuffie / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 1, 1934 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” LAKEWOOD HEIGHTS ARENA (Frank Bettis â<80>” Promoter) > Roy Stewart versus Foy Rivers > Bill Collins versus Young Londos > Alex Headlin versus Chief Lakeside / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 1, 1937 (MONDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” SPRING STREET ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Chin Lee defeated Bill Rowland > Jack Bloomfield defeated Farmer Mack by disqualification > The Bat defeated John Mauldin

NOVEMBER 1, 1944 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” AUGUSTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Jack Ross â<80>” Promoter) > Red Devil Rudy defeated Jack Harben > L.S. Shull defeated Hamilton Peoples > Red Devil Emil defeated George Romanoff > World Heavyweight Title Match: Babe Sharkey* defeated Mr. X / Notes: It was reported that 1,500 were in attendance for this card. Jack Ross was the special referee for the match between Babe Sharkey and Mr. X. Sharkey had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion as recognized by the Maryland Athletic Commission since he defeated Strangler Lewis on March 14, 1944, in Baltimore, MD.

NOVEMBER 1, 1946 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick Lever defeated Ed White by disqualification > Jim Coffield and Bibber McCoy wrestled to a draw > Don McIntyre & Al Massey defeated Jack O’Brien & the Cardiff Giant > George Temple defeated Earl Wampler by disqualification

NOVEMBER 1, 1948 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” AUGUSTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Dick Lever â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Charlie Harben versus Bob Crutchfield > Tom Mahoney versus Al Massey > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Chris Belkas* versus Jack Dillon / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Dick Lever, now promoting out of Augusta, began a partnership with the Atlanta office. The origin of the Southern Heavyweight Title is unclear.

NOVEMBER 1, 1957 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ray Gunkel and Kurt Von Brawner wrestled to a draw > Wild Red Berry defeated Tarzan White > Billy Red Lyons defeated Mike Paidousis by disqualification > Bill Melby and Gorgeous George wrestled to a draw > Ray Gunkel, Bill Melby, Billy Red Lyons & Tarzan White versus Mike Paidousis, Gorgeous George, Kurt Von Brawner & Wild Red Berry / Notes: Ray Gunkel, Bill Melby, Billy Red Lyons & Tarzan White and Mike Paidousis, Gorgeous George, Kurt Von Brawner & Wild Red Berry were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card.

NOVEMBER 1, 1960 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Benny Matta and Jan Madrid wrestled to a draw > Danny Miller & Benny Matta defeated Jack Oâ<80><99>Reilly & Jan Madrid > Freddie Blassie defeated Tiny Evans

NOVEMBER 1, 1961 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Young Paul Jones versus Bulldog Lawley > Midget Texas Death Match: Marcel Semard defeated Pee Wee Lopez > The Assassin defeated Jack Bence / Notes: Young Paul Jones and Bulldog Lawley were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card.

NOVEMBER 1, 1963 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Don McIntyre â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tito Kopa defeated Tim Geohagen > The Outlaw defeated Derrell Cochran > Ray Gordon defeated Ivan Zukoff > Chief Big Heart & Chief Little Eagle defeated Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Lou Thesz* defeated the Mighty Hercules / Notes: Lou Thesz had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Buddy Rogers on January 24, 1963, in Toronto, ON. It was announced that Eddie Graham and the Assassins would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.

NOVEMBER 1, 1966 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Dromo defeated Chico Cortez > El Mongol defeated Greg Peterson > Don McClarty & Roger Kirby defeated the Red Raiders / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol.

NOVEMBER 1, 1968 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ray Gunkel defeated Billy Garrett > Dale Lewis defeated the Outlaw by disqualification > Bill Dromo defeated Oki Shikina > Paul DeMarco and Johnny Valentine wrestled to a draw > Bob Armstrong, Alberto & Ramon Torres defeated Jim Starr, Stan & Butcher Vachon > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Gene Kiniski* versus the Professional ended in a double countout / Notes: Jack Crawford managed the Outlaw. The match between Gene Kiniski and the Professional ended in a double countout when the Pro retreated from the ring as Kiniski tried to remove his mask, and then chased him down the aisle. Kiniski had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Lou Thesz on January 7, 1966, in St. Louis, MO. It was announced that Seiji Sakaguchi would be wrestling on the card on November 8, 1968, and that the Assassins would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.

NOVEMBER 1, 1969 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WQXI STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Georgia Television Title Tournament Match: the Professional defeated El Diablo to advance > Georgia Television Title Tournament Match: Assassin #2 defeated Tex McKenzie to advance > Joe Scarpa defeated Paul DeMarco by disqualification / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Atlanta TV Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Ed Capral. Homer Oâ<80><99>Dell managed Paul DeMarco & El Diablo.

NOVEMBER 1, 1974 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jimmy Golden defeated Sonny Rogers > Ken Patera defeated Joe Turco > Danny Little Bear defeated Billy Spears > Rocky Johnson & Bob Roop defeated the Hollywood Blonds > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Buddy Colt & Roger Kirby defeated Ole & Gene Anderson to win title > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Harley Race / Notes: The match between Buddy Colt & Roger Kirby and Ole & Gene Anderson was a rematch from October 25, 1974. Bearcat Wright managed Kirby, Colt, and Harley Race.

NOVEMBER 1, 1976 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Roberto Soto defeated Scott Irwin > Tony Parisi defeated Bill Howard > Ole & Gene Anderson defeated Robert Fuller & Bobby Cash > The Mongolian Stomper defeated Jos LeDuc > Mr. X defeated Mr. Wrestling #2 / Notes: J.J. Dillon managed the Mongolian Stomper.

NOVEMBER 1, 1977 (TUESDAY) â<80>” LEXINGTON, GA > Randy Savage versus Ted Allen > Midget Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Diamond Lil versus Darling Dagmar > Don Kent versus Bill Dromo > Gene Anderson versus Dick Slater / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 1, 1977 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Richard Blood defeated Jim Grabmire > Jerry Stubbs defeated Butch Malone > Stan Hansen & Jacques Goulet defeated Bob Armstrong & Tommy Rich > Dusty Rhodes defeated Ole Anderson by disqualification > No DQ Match: Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Pak Song / Notes: Rock Hunter managed Pak Song.

NOVEMBER 1, 1979 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ADEL, GA (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) Notes: A card was scheduled for this date, but no details have been found.

NOVEMBER 1, 1979 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ROME, GA â<80>” ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Fields & Bret Hart versus Chris Markoff & Jacques Goulet > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Tommy Rich* versus Killer Karl Kox > Tony Atlas versus the Masked Superstar / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Bobby Heenan managed Killer Karl Kox and the Masked Superstar.

NOVEMBER 1, 1981 (SUNDAY) â<80>” CHATTANOOGA, TN â<80>” CHATTANOOGA MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Steve O versus Jim Duggan > Ray Stevens & Tor Kamata versus Stan Hansen & Mr. Wrestling #2 > George Wells versus the Great Kabuki > Baby Bottle Match: Terry Gordy versus Michael Hayes > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Ric Flair* versus Tommy Rich / 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 1, 1981 (SUNDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” OMNI COLISEUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Big Red defeated Mike Sharpe > Bruno Sammartino, Jr., defeated the French Angel > Michael Hayes defeated Bryan St. John > Terry Gordy defeated Brian Blair > Austin Idol defeated Mr. Wrestling #2 by disqualification > The Great Kabuki defeated Steve O > Dick Slater defeated Ray Stevens by disqualification > Tommy Rich & Stan Hansen defeated Tor Kamata & the Super Destroyer > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Tommy Rich defeated Ric Flair* by disqualification / Notes: Big Red was the special referee for the match between Tommy Rich & Stan Hansen and Tor Kamata & the Super Destroyer. Tommy Rich substituted for Dusty Rhodes in the match with Ric Flair. There were two referees for the match. The Great Mephisto managed Ray Stevens and Tor Kamata. Gary Hart managed the Great Kabuki.

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

Have a news tip? Attended an event and want to send a live report? Submit it now!
monitoring_string = "851cc24eadecaa7a82287c82808f23d0"