Southeastern News, Notes & Nostalgia for 10-11-08

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SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 10/11/2008 by Rich Tate

NEWS and NOTES

Rampage Pro Wrestling promoter Jason Cross 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. RPW will be at Johnny Gâ<80><99>s in Warner Robins, GA, on October 12. Advertised: the first round of a heavyweight title tournament featuring Sal Rinauro, Colt Derringer, Rob Adonis, Vordell Walker, A.J. Steele, Lance Christian, Jason Cross, and Orion Bishop; Shaun Banks defends the RPW Cruiserweight Title against an opponent not yet determined; and Hot Like Lava compete with Dr. Johnny Gayton in a dead lift meet. Bell time is 4:00 PM.

Dave Meltzer will join Rich Tate for a PSP Fix on Sunday to preview the Bound for Glory PPV.

Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling will be at the Bremen Recreation Center & Sports Complex in Bremen, GA, tonight. Advertised: Brad Armstrong & Bulldog Raines vs. SECW champion Colt Derringer & Josh Stone. In a ladies match, “Glamorous” Tracy Taylor vs. “Beautiful” Genni Wright. In a match to determine the #1 contender for the SECW championship, Bull Buchanan vs. Rob Adonis. Frankie Valentine vs. Kyle Matthews. “Sensational” Micah Taylor vs. the Nightmare. “Local Scene” Josh Storm vs. Seth Cruise. Tickets are $8. Doors open at 6:30 and bell time is at 7:30. For more information call (678) 651-0144.

SECW promoter Scott East joined Rich Tate for a PSP Fix on Friday night. PSP co-host Dan Masters also joined the conversation. Click here to listen.

Total Championship Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in Douglasville, GA, tonight. Advertised: Payne vs. Damon Taz. “Bad Boy” Keith Williams vs. Ken Timbs, Jr. TCW tag team champions Murder One & Kenny Dees vs. Feral & Mike Black. In a Ladies match, Crystal vs. Roxy C. Awesome T.C. & Cameron Valentine are scheduled to be at the event. There will be a drawing for a chance to win a free hot dog, a coke, and a ticket for the next show which will be in November Doors open at 7:00 and bell time is at 8:00. Tickets are $8 general admission, $5 for kids 6-11, and free for kids under 6. For more information call (404) 213-4632 if you are in Douglasville, (770) 871-0988 if in Hiram, or (706) 537-5572 if in Carrollton.

Savannah Valley Wrestling presents “Scared of No One” tonight at Graybell Auction in Royston, GA. Bell time is 7:30. Tickets are $10 for adults and tickets for kids under 13 are admitted free. This will be an Internet webcast taping and SVW will debut its new six-sided ring.

Full Impact Pro will be at the National Guard Armory in Crystal River, FL, tonight. Advertised: Kenny King & Jason Blade will defend the FIP tag titles against the Briscoe Brothers. Also advertised: FIP Heavyweight champion Go Shiozaki, w/Sean & Phil Davis, FIP Florida Heritage champion YRR member Sal Rinauro, and more. Tickets are $20 ringside, $15 general, and $10 for kids 13 and under. For more information call (352) 422-4582. Doors open at 7:30 and bell time is at 8:00.

Championship Wrestling returns to the Civic Auditorium in Kingsport, TN, tonight, for the first time since mid-summer. Advertised: A Steel Cage Match for the National Heavyweight Title with champion “Cold” Alyx Winters vs. “High Risk” Robbie Cassidy. A Model City Street Fight for the United States Tag Team Title with champions Steve Fury & Bobby Eaton (replacing the suspended Chris Richards), with John Hawkins, vs. the Hick Hop Express (Beau James & Moe Jenkins, with Misty James). A 2 out of 3 Falls Match for the CW Television Title with champion “Real Deal” Chase Owens, with Ashlee Hope, vs. SSW Champion “Sensational” Wayne Adkins. An AWA Alcatraz Escape Match with #1 contender for the AWA Heavyweight Title Tony Givens put his title shot on the line in a Steel Cage Battle Royal where the first person to escape wins. Other participants in this match include: Cody Ices, the 420 Hit Squad, Scotty Roberts, Mr. Bolo, and more. A Non-Title Challenge Match with “Notorious” Nick Hammonds vs. AWA Heavyweight Champion Brian Logan. Ricky Morton vs. Adam York, with the Jin. Front Row is $10 and General Admission is $8. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Bell time is 8:00 PM.

The Alabama Wrestling Federation will be at the George County Fairgrounds in Lucedale, MS, tonight. Advertised: Doink the Clown vs. “Bullet” Bob Armstrong. Also scheduled to appear are AWF champion Heidenreich, 2 Quik, Shane Misery, Randy Riggins, and Billy Wayne. Doors open at 7 and bell time is at 8.

Southern Championship Wrestling presents “A Night of Old School Wrestling” tonight at the National Guard Armory in Oxford, AL. Advertised: “Wildfire” Tommy Rich, “Action” Mike Jackson, and the Ultimate Dragon. Doors open at 6:30 and bell time is at 7:30. For more information call (256) 237-4797.

The Southern Wrestling Association presents â<80><9c>Cross the Lineâ<80> at the National Guard Armory in Forest City, NC, tonight. Bell time is 8:00 PM. Tickets are $7. Children 7 and under are admitted free. Advertised: SWA Heavyweight Champion Shea Shea McGrady will defend his newly won championship against former champion Myric Moore in a Last Man Standing Match. SWA Tag Team Champions Simply Perfection (Rocky Xavier Starr & Mike McCloud) defend against the Carolina Wrecking Crew (Wicked & Ric Hart).

Culture Shock Wrestling presents “Hell-O-Ween” tonight at the Community Center in Mossy Head, FL. Advertised: In a CSW title match, DJ Durst defends vs. Mike Metal. In a US title match, “Supernerd” Lance Smart defends vs. Dark Personality. To determine the #1 contender for the CSW title, Victor Cru vs. Jon Ryker. “BTY” Colby Godwin vs. “the Outkast” Cale Conners. David Prime vs. Dynamite Doug. Bruce Marshall vs. Energy Crisis. T.A. Jones vs. Marcus Gibbs. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for kids from 7-11, and kids 6 and under get in for free. Doors open at 7:00 and bell time is at 8:00.

Dirty South Pro Wrestling presents “Halloween Bash 2008â<80> tonight The event will take place at the National Guard Armory in Brewton, AL. Advertised: In a DQ match, where the losing manager must wear a dress, the Rebel & Forsaken w/”Silver Foxx” Bobby Wilson vs. Gino Galento & Czr w/Col. Tex Galento. There will also be a battle royal.

Champions With Attitudes will be at the National Guard Armory in Manning, SC, tonight. The doors will open at 6:00 PM, with matches getting underway at 7:30. Tickets are $15 for ringside and $10 general admission. Children 3 and under get in free of charge.

ACW Underground will be at the JCC Arena on 9841 Scenic Drive in Port Richey, FL. Tickets are $5. Doors open at 7pm and bell time is at 8pm. Advertised: In the main event for the ACW Underground Championship in a 3-way ladder match, David Mercury w/ George Martel will defend the title against the 2 finalists in the open invitation battle royal, 20+ Man Open Invitation Battle Royal, 2 men remaining are in the 3-way ladder match for the ACW Underground Championship, 4-way hardcore match, contestants to be determined. Also scheduled to appear: Joshua Masters w/ Fetish, Eddie Taurus, Pretty Fly, Shan Hill, The Power Company Twins, Cousins Jose, Eric Cooper, James Morrison, Vindetta, “Roughhouse” Ralph Mosca, Kid Lethal, Shane Swift, Cujo, Damien Angel, Kennedy Kendrick, and Torcher.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Sam Houston (1963), the Tonga Kid (1965), Rikishi (1965), Tony Chimel (1967), Tazz (1967), Andy Douglas (1978), and Vanessa Harding.

Today in Memoriam: Cliff Maupin (69, 1967), Lee Henning (64, 1977), Lou Klein (62, 1979), and Bill Berger (2001).

Scott Hall was arrested for attacking comedian Jimmy Graham at Friday nightâ<80><99>s Ring Roast of the Iron Sheik. Graham had made a comment meant to insult Bill Apter, but it was construed as disrespectful to Owen Hart. Hall attacked Graham and it took security and former wrestler Jimmy Powers to end the altercation.

Great Championship Wrestling results from the Gr8 Sk8 Plex in Phenix City, AL, on October 9: Tex Monroe over Joey Lightning, with Princeton Gainey III; Cru Jones over J-Rod with help from a taped fist; Scotty Beach over Ron Stalker, with Princeton Gainey III; John Bogie & Kareem Abdul Jamar over the Merchants of Death (Orion Bishop & Murder One), with Wicked Nemesis; and Micah Taylor over Johnny Swinger, with Tracy Taylor stopping Swinger from using brass knuckles. It was reported that 150 were in attendance for this card.

GCW will be at the Gr8 Sk8 Plex in Phenix City, AL, on October 16. Advertised: Micah & Tracy Taylor versus Johnny Swinger and a mystery woman; John Bogie & Kareem Abdul Jamar defend the GCW Tag Team Title against the Merchants of Death (Orion Bishop & Murder One), with Wicked Nemesis, in a Bohemian Grove Brawl; and Scotty Beach versus Joey Lightning. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

GCW returns to the same venue for â<80><9c>Halloween Screamâ<80> on October 30. Advertised: Micah Taylor versus Johnny Swinger; Sonny Siaki defends the GCW Interstate Heavyweight Title against Bull Buchanan; Cru Jones versus J-Rod in a taped fist match; and Taylor McKnight has â<80><9c>his version of the Main Eventâ<80>. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

United States Wrestling Organization results from Nashville, TN, at the Stadium Inn with attendance of 92: Travis Starr beat Blue Amigo. J.D. Fluffy beat Super Delirious Black Ninja. Richard Lowe & Kevin Dunn beat Shawn Hoodrich & Psycho Medic when Lowe pinned Medic after hitting him with an international object. Steven Green (with Shane Eden) beat Saint by DQ when Saint shoved ref Mark Owen down while beating on Green. Cousin Jason X beat USWO Jr. Champion Josh Crowe in a non-title fan lumberjack match. Seven (with Tim Renesto) beat Michael Jablonski. USWO Tag Team Champions New York Gangster & Damien Payne beat Richard Lowe & Travis Starr and Kevin Dunn & Steven Green (the latter two teams were drawn out of a hat) when Payne pinned Lowe. Post-match, Gangster and Payne announced that they were leaving USWO to pursue opportunities in other states and everybody wished them well and all that sentimental stuff. USWO Champion Jeremiah Plunkett beat LT Falk by DQ when Falk hit Plunkett with the title belt as ref Mark Owen was getting up from a bump.

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 11, 1932 (TUESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Gino Garibaldi defeated Willie Davis > Paul Jones defeated Pat Hurley

OCTOBER 11, 1934 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” CENTER HILL ARENA (J.E. McKee â<80>” Promoter) > Four-Round Boxing Match: Harold Monroe versus Young Cranford > Pat Oâ<80><99>Brien versus Glover Powell > Charlie Norman versus Speedy Baker > Ronnie McDuffie versus Turk Powell / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 11, 1935 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” RIVERSIDE ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Scotty Sullivan versus Red Dugan > Joe Santell versus Swede Swanson > John Ellis versus Son Almand / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 11, 1937 (MONDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WEST END ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Red Roberts versus Tiger Long > John Mauldin versus Sago Hayamaka / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 11, 1944 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” AUGUSTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Jack Ross â<80>” Promoter) > Mixed Tag Team Match: Johnny Plummer & Patsy Miller versus Blackhood & Doris Dean > Nick Bacalis versus Mr. X / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 11, 1946 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Al Massey and Tom Mahoney wrestled to a draw > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Juanita Coffman defeated Evelyn Wall > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Nell Stewart defeated Ann Miller > Don McIntyre and Jim Coffield wrestled to a draw > Primo Carnera defeated Jules Strongbow

OCTOBER 11, 1954 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don McGee versus Jack Dillon > Red McIntyre versus Tokyo Joe > Allan Garfield & Jerry Graham versus Don McIntyre & Chief Big Heart / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 11, 1956 (THURSDAY) â<80>” TIFTON, GA â<80>” AMERICAN LEGION HOME (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tom Drake versus Bob Shipp > Benny Matta versus Joe Estes / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 11, 1957 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Paidousis defeated Tom Clark > Gorgeous George defeated Oni Wiki Wiki > Don McIntyre defeated Fritz Von Brawner > Ray Gunkel defeated Kurt Von Brawner

OCTOBER 11, 1960 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Oâ<80><99>Reilly defeated Don McClarty at 10:00 > Jack Oâ<80><99>Reilly & Roy Nelson defeated Bill Dromo & Don McClarty > Dick Steinborn defeated Johnny Weaver / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Roy Nelson.

OCTOBER 11, 1961 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Marco Polo defeated Prince Omar > Jack Bence & Young Paul Jones defeated Ivan Zukoff & the Angel > The Viking defeated the Country Plowboy

OCTOBER 11, 1963 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Don McIntyre â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dr. Menendez defeated Felix Godo > The Mighty Hercules & the Outlaw defeated Derrell Cochran & Tim Geohagen > Ray Gordon defeated Marcus Godo > World Tag Team Title Match: Chief Big Heart & Chief Little Eagle defeated Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler* to win title / Notes: It is unclear as to how Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler came to be recognized as World Tag Team Champions. The last reference we have shows Kurt & Karl Von Brauner defending the title against Montana & Tyler on September 27, 1963, in Atlanta. It was announced that Ivan Zukoff would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.

OCTOBER 11, 1966 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jim Osborne and Jack Armstrong wrestled to a draw > Dennis Hall defeated Johnny Heidman > Tornado Tag Team Match: the Red Raiders defeated Greg Peterson & Mario Galento

OCTOBER 11, 1968 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > The Outlaw defeated Bob Boyer > Ricky Hunter & Louie Tillet defeated Jim Starr & Oki Shikina > Ray Gunkel defeated Bozo Brown > $1,000 Challenge Match: Dale Lewis and Bill Dromo wrestled to a draw > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: the Professional* defeated Paul DeMarco > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Alberto & Ramon Torres* defeated Stan & Butcher Vachon by disqualification / Notes: Jack Crawford managed the Outlaw. Dale Lewis put up $1,000 in the match with Bill Dromo, betting he could not be pinned within the first thirty minutes. Alberto & Ramon Torres had been the reigning Georgia Tag Team Champions since they defeated Stan & Butcher Vachon on September 20, 1968, in Atlanta. The Professional had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Tarzan Tyler on August 23, 1968, in Atlanta.

OCTOBER 11, 1969 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WQXI STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > The Super Pro defeated Billy Spears > Tex McKenzie defeated Jack Vansky > Assassin #1 defeated the Professional > Vincent Lopez defeated Salvadore Dominguez / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Atlanta TV Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Ed Capral.

OCTOBER 11, 1972 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA [P-Partial] (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jesse James versus Rock Hunter > Tommy Seigler versus Rocket Monroe > Bill Bowman & Joe Turner versus Dick Steinborn & Argentina Apollo > Ox Baker & Skandor Akbar versus Assassin #1 & the Avenger / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. The program for this card noted that this date was Fred and Rose Wardâ<80><99>s wedding anniversary.

OCTOBER 11, 1974 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ron, Terry & Jimmy Garvin defeated Steve Keirn, Mike McCord & Bob Orton, Jr. > Danny Little Bear defeated Rock Riddle > Roger Kirby defeated Pat Barrett > Rocky Johnson defeated Billy Spears > Bob Roop & Bobo Brazil defeated Ole & Gene Anderson by disqualification > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match (No DQ): Buddy Colt defeated Don Muraco to win title / Notes: Jimmy Garvin managed Ron & Terry Garvin. Bearcat Wright managed Roger Kirby and Buddy Colt.

OCTOBER 11, 1975 (SATURDAY) â<80>” GRIFFIN, GA â<80>” GRIFFIN-BARNESVILLE SPORTS PALACE (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Les Thornton defeated Ron Garvin > Rip Hawk defeated Sonny King > The Spoiler defeated Jerry Brisco > Toru Tanaka & Mr. Fuji defeated Dick Slater & Bob Orton, Jr. / Notes: Gary Hart managed the Spoiler, Mr. Fuji and Toru Tanaka. Ron West was credited as being a referee for this card.

OCTOBER 11, 1976 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Raymond Rougeau defeated Bill Howard > Paul Orndorff defeated Jim Lancaster > Mr. X defeated Ricky Steamboat > Dean Ho defeated Rock Hunter by disqualification > The Mongolian Stomper defeated Tom Jones > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Nick Bockwinkel > Battle Royal: Andre the Giant (Winner) / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason for the battle royal. J.J. Dillon managed the Mongolian Stomper.

OCTOBER 11, 1977 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > David Von Erich defeated Ken Dillinger > Randy Savage defeated Don Kernodle > Tommy Rich defeated Randy Savage > Dick Slater defeated Jacques Goulet > Bob Armstrong, Andre the Giant & Mr. Wrestling #2 versus Pak Song, Ole & Gene Anderson ruled a no contest

OCTOBER 11, 1979 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ROME, GA â<80>” ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) Notes: A card was scheduled for this date, but no details have been found. A battle royal for a reported purse of $1,000 was advertised.

OCTOBER 11, 1981 (SUNDAY) â<80>” CHATTANOOGA, TN â<80>” CHATTANOOGA MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bruno Sammartino, Jr., versus the French Angel > Steve O versus Bryan St. John > Mike Sharpe versus Brian Blair > Ray Stevens & Tor Kamata versus Tommy Rich & Mr. Wrestling #2 > Lumberjack Match: Michael Hayes versus Terry Gordy / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. The Great Mephisto managed Ray Stevens and Tor Kamata.

OCTOBER 11, 1984 (THURSDAY) â<80>” BALTIMORE, MD (Ole Anderson â<80>” Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Bob Roop defeated Jerry Oates > The Hollywood Blonds defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner > Tommy Rich defeated Mr. Ito > Dusty Rhodes & Ole Anderson versus the Road Warriors ruled a no contest > National Heavyweight Title Match: Ron Garvin defeated Ted DiBiase* to win title > Cage Match: Ric Flair defeated Harley Race

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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