Southeastern News, Notes & Nostalgia for 10-20-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 10/20/2008

NEWS and NOTES

Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling promoter Scott East sits in with Rich Tate tonight for a PSP Fix, live at 9:30 PM ET. If you miss it, the archive will be available afterward.

Ring Warriors presents “Wrestlegrowl ’08” tonight at the Alachua County Fair in Gainesville, FL. Advertised: Dustin Rhodes vs. “Iceman” Buck Q. Phi Delta Slam vs. The Heavenly Bodies. “Disco Inferno” Glenn Gilbertti vs. Francisco Ciatso. Mike Mondo vs. “Modern Miracle” Steve Madison. The Sheik vs. “Firefighter” Mike Sullivan. In a match representing the Wild Women of Wrestling, Betsy Ruth & Sybil Pageant vs. Jessika Haze & Kimberly. Terri Runnels will also be on hand. The event is free to paying customers of the Alachua County Fair. Tickets to enter the fair are $6 for adults, $3 for kids ages 4-12, and free for kids under 4. For more information call (813) 960-8412. Bell time is 8:00 PM.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Finlay (1958), Scott Hall (1958), Chavo Guerrero, Jr. (1970), and Lenny Lane (1970).

Today in Memoriam: Ike Eakins (1968) and Del Kunkel (75, 1980).

NWA Anarchy results from the NWA Arena in Cornelia, GA, on October 18: Sucio & Kareem Abdul Jamar beat Anthony Henry & Chris Mayne. Hollywood Brunettes beat The Dynamic Duo via DQ. Wild Bunch & Caleb Konley & Chip Day beat Talent & Money & The Technicians. Adrian Hawkins beat Bo Newsome. Jeremy Vain & Rob Adonis beat Culture Shock. Devilâ<80><99>s Rejects beat Mikal Judas & Shadow Jackson & Truitt Fields. Click here for a full report from Larry Goodman.

United States Wrestling Organization / ATL Wrestling results from October 18 at the Stadium Inn in Nashville, TN, with 43 in attendance: Anthony Wayne beat Shawn Hoodrich and Blue Amigo and Crazy 8s when Wayne pinned 8s. Stevie King (with Ronnie Vegas) beat Psycho Medic. Steven Green & Travis Starr beat Chris Norte & Dominator in a tables match when Green frog splashed Dominator through a table. L.T. Falk beat Faron Foxx. ATL Tag Team Champions Derrick Neal & White Tiger beat Richard Lowe & Kevin Dunn (w/Lekisha) via stereo rollups.

Alternative Pro Wrestling results for October 17 in Royston, GA, at the Cherry Street Gym: Strictnyn & Dany Only defeated Keith Blonde & Chris Jones. Bo Newsom defeated Dustin Michaels. Anthony Henry defeated Brad Logan. Darkness defeated Adam Mabry. Royston Brawler defeated Chrisifix. Kareem Abdul Jamar defeated Brandon Parker when Kevin Duncan pulled brass knucks from Parker’s hand allowing Jamar to roll up Parker for the win. Jeremy Vain defeated B.J. Hancock. Billy Buck & Chris King defeated Aaron Lee & Seth Delay.

Click here for part one of the most recent APW Aftershock, and here for part two.

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

OCTOBER 20, 1916 (FRIDAY) â<80>” SAVANNAH, GA â<80>” LIBERTY THEATRE (Max Bauman â<80>” Promoter) > Strangler Lewis defeated Billy Peters > Strangler Lewis and B.F. Roller wrestled to a draw / Notes: Billy Sandow managed Strangler Lewis. B.F. Roller was claiming to be a World champion, saying he had defeated Charley Cutler, who had previously defeated Henry Ordemann in 1914. However, at the time of this card, Joe Stecher was more widely recognized as the champion, himself having defeated Cutler in Omaha, NE, on July 4, 1915.

OCTOBER 20, 1933 (FRIDAY) â<80>” AVONDALE, GA â<80>” AVONDALE ARENA (Wesley Brownlee â<80>” Promoter) > Bob Anderson versus Red Dugan > Wesley Brownlee versus the Masked Marvel > Bill Crussell defeated Young Americus > Ted Radcliffe versus Sammy Miller / Notes: Aside from the match between Bill Crussell and Young Americus, no documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found. It was reported that Wesley Brownlee had represented the southeastern United States in Olympic tryouts â<80><9c>a few years agoâ<80>.

OCTOBER 20, 1939 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WARREN ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Freddie Nichols versus Lon Chaney > Jimmy Lott defeated Jim Paige > Bob Corby defeated Cyclone Burns / Notes: Freddie Nichols and Lon Chaney were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card.

OCTOBER 20, 1944 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Chief Saunooke defeated Wally Greb > Ralph Garibaldi defeated Herb Freeman > Jack Kelly defeated Bill Collins > Son Almand defeated Jack Dillon > Ten-Round Boxing Match: Al Massey defeated Bill Middlekauff by KO in third round

OCTOBER 20, 1952 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Nick Carter versus Jack Moore > Eduardo Perez defeated Benny Becker > Jack Steele versus Mike Clancy > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Don McIntyre* defeated Jack Wentworth / Notes: Nick Carter and Jack Moore were scheduled to wrestle each other, as were Jack Steele and Mike Clancy, but no results were reported after the card. Don McIntyre had been billed as Southern Heavyweight Champion since September 19, 1952.

OCTOBER 20, 1958 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” ARMORY HALL (Robert McCoy â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Paul Anderson versus Don Lee / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Bob Shipp, Nick Roberts, and Frank Townsend were also advertised as scheduled to appear.

OCTOBER 20, 1960 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ADEL, GA â<80>” COOK HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM (Promoter â<80>” Unknown) > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Violet Ray versus the Lady Bolo > Bobby Rodgers versus George Gainer / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 20, 1961 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Johnny King & Jack Bence versus Tiny Mills & the Viking > Midget Match: Marcel Semard versus Farmer McGruder > Marco Polo versus the Assassin > No TL / No DQ Match: Wilbur Snyder defeated Dick the Bruiser / Notes: Aside from the match between Wilbur Snyder and Dick the Bruiser, no documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found.

OCTOBER 20, 1964 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Frankie Cain and Mickey Blassie wrestled to a draw > Billy & Bad Boy Hines defeated Dick Dunn & Paul DeGaulle > Chief Little Eagle defeated Sputnik Monroe

OCTOBER 20, 1966 (THURSDAY) â<80>” WARNER ROBINS, GA (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Greg Peterson versus Chico Cortez > Johnny Heidman versus Jim Osborne > Louie Tillet & Butcher Vachon versus Roger Kirby & Dennis Hall / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

OCTOBER 20, 1967 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Greg Peterson defeated Bad Boy Hines > Bobby Shane defeated Tim Geohagen > Mr. Wrestling defeated Tiny Mills > Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller versus Rip Hawk & Swede Hanson ruled a no contest > Texas Brass Knucks Title Match: Louie Tillet* defeated Alex Perez > Enrique & Alberto Torres defeated Oki Yama & El Mongol by disqualification / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol & Oki Yama. Louis Tillet had been recognized as the Texas Brass Knucks Champion as recognized by the Dallas, TX, office. It is unclear as to how he won the title, but he may have defeated Brute Bernard, who had been referenced as champion during September 1967.

OCTOBER 20, 1970 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM [P] (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Eduardo DeLynch defeated Cisco Grimaldo > Skandor Akbar defeated Tim Geohagen > Choo-Choo Lynn defeated Karl Von Stroheim > Paul DeMarco defeated Bob Armstrong > The Assassins defeated Bill Dromo & Bobby Shane / Notes: Homer Oâ<80><99>Dell managed Skandor Akbar and Karl Von Stroheim. The program for this card noted that Gordon Price was the ring announcer for the Macon office matches.

OCTOBER 20, 1972 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tim Geohagen versus Pedro Godoy > The Hollywood Blonds defeated George Grant & Jesse James > Tommy Seigler defeated Rock Hunter > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Dick Steinborn & Argentina Apollo defeated Ox Baker & Skandor Akbar* to win title > Boxing Match: Bob Armstrong defeated Rocket Monroe > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Roberto Soto* defeated Nick Bockwinkel by disqualification / Notes: Tim Geohagen and Pedro Godoy were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Ox Baker & Skandor Akbar had been the reigning Georgia Tag Team Champions since they defeated Bob Armstrong & Dick Steinborn in a tournament final on September 15, 1972, in Atlanta. Roberto Soto had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Buddy Colt on May 5, 1972, in Atlanta. Soto participated in an autograph session for fans. The Hollywood Blonds were being billed as Canadian Tag Team Champions.

OCTOBER 20, 1973 (SATURDAY) â<80>” â<80><9c>ALL-SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLINGâ<80> (Ann Gunkel â<80>” Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Tommy Seigler defeated Rock Hunter > The Mongols defeated Pat & Mike Kelly > Oki Shikina and Whipper Watson, Jr., wrestled to a draw / Notes: George Cannon managed the Mongols.

OCTOBER 20, 1973 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Roberto Soto defeated Super Inferno #1 > Robert Fuller defeated Jim Dalton > Tim Woods & Ricky Gibson defeated Gene Lewis & Hiro Matsuda > Gorgeous George, Jr., defeated Bob Orton, Jr. > Bobby Duncum & Stan Vachon defeated Jerry Barber & Bobby Cash / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. J.C. Dykes managed Super Inferno #1.

OCTOBER 20, 1975 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Otto Von Heller and S.D. Jones wrestled to a draw > Les Thornton defeated Rocket Monroe > Jerry Brisco defeated Mr. Fuji > US Tag Team Title Match: Dick Slater & Bob Orton, Jr.,* defeated Nikolai Volkoff & Brute Bernard > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated the Spoiler / Notes: Gary Hart managed the Spoiler, Nikolai Volkoff, Brute Bernard, and Mr. Fuji.

OCTOBER 20, 1978 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Raymond Rougeau defeated Mr. Saito > Bugsy McGraw defeated Butch Malone > Pez Whatley defeated Sonny King > Handicap Match: the Masked Superstar defeated Bill Dromo & Steve Regal > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: King Kong Mosca defeated Mr. Wrestling #2* by disqualification > Georgia Tag Team Title Match (No DQ): Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen defeated Rick Martel & Tommy Rich* to win title

OCTOBER 20, 1979 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WTBS STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tape: Reggie Parks versus Harley Race > Tape: Gary Young versus Harley Race > Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buck Brannigan > Killer Karl Kox defeated Len Owen > Gerald Finley defeated Austin Idol by countout > Tony Atlas defeated Bill Howard > Sterling Golden defeated Marvin Turner / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. Bobby Heenan managed Ernie Ladd, Killer Karl Kox, and the Masked Superstar. Bob Armstrong, Buzz Sawyer, and Ole Anderson also appeared on this episode.

OCTOBER 20, 1979 (SATURDAY) â<80>” CARROLLTON, GA â<80>” VFW FAIRGROUNDS (Hugh Butler â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen versus Austin Idol & Killer Karl Kox / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Bobby Heenan managed Killer Karl Kox.

OCTOBER 20, 1979 (SATURDAY) â<80>” EMERSON, GA (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tommy Rich & Tony Atlas versus Bobby Jaggers & Austin Idol / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Bobby Heenan managed Bobby Jaggers.

OCTOBER 20, 1984 (SATURDAY) â<80>” CHATTANOOGA, TN (Ole Anderson â<80>” Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Mr. Ito defeated Ron Slinker > Jerry Oates defeated Rip Rogers > Ted Oates defeated Tim Horner > Bob Roop & Ox Baker defeated Ron Garvin & Brad Armstrong

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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