Southeastern Wrestling News, Notes & Nostalgia for 11-23-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 11/23/2008

NEWS and NOTES

Rampage Pro Wrestling will be at Johnny G’s in Warner Robins, GA, today. Advertised: In a no rules match, “Cobra” Jason Cross vs. Vordell Walker w/Mr. Ace Diamond. Diamond will be handcuffed at ringside. For the RPW heavyweight championship, “The Wrestling Hybrid” Orion Bishop w/Mr. Ace Diamond defends vs. Shawn Schultz. “The Black Superman” A.J. Steele vs. Hot Like Lava’s Micah Taylor. “The Inconceivable Being of Horror” Iceberg vs. Travis Sawyer. Also scheduled to appear: RPW cruiserweight champion Dr. Johnny Gayton, J-Rod, Kurosukaji, “The Big Deal” Sal Rinauro. Tickets are free before 2:45 and $5 after 2:45. Bell time is at 4:00.

!BANG! presents “Thanksgiving Massacre” at the Funking Conservatory in Ocala, FL, tonight. Advertised: In a World title match, Blain Rage defends vs. Elvis Sharp. For the US championship, Johnny Magnum defends vs. Shane Chung. In a woman’s championship match, The Claw defends vs. Lexie Fyfe. In a tough man contest, HC Loc vs. Nick Paradise. In a Premium BANG championship, Hack Meyers defends vs. Damien Steele. Smack Hartline vs. Johnny Romano. Tickets are $15 at the door and $10 at the door. Doors open 6:30 and bell time is at 7:00. For more information, call (352) 895-4658.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Gene Kiniski (1928) and Juventud Guerrera (1974).

Today in Memoriam: Art Barr (28, 1994).

Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling was at the Bremen Rec Center & Sports Complex in Bremen, GA, on November 22 in front of a reported 240. Results: Colt Derringer & Rob Adonis vs. Bulldog Raines & Josh Stone ended in a double DQ. Frankie Valentine defeats Billy Knight by DQ. Tracy Taylor defeats Daffney & Genni Wright in a 3 way match. The Nightmare & Kyle Matthews defeats Chip Day & Caleb Konley. Micah Taylor defeats Dustin Powers. The referees were Mr. Koonce & Ricky Spears.

Flatline Championship Wrestling results from â<80><9c>Point of No Returnâ<80> on November 22 at Liberty Park in Grovetown, GA: Ethan Case defeated Big Game James. The Common Man defeated Tyson Riddick. â<80><9c>The Braveheartâ<80> Morgan McNeal defeated Cali Casanova. â<80><9c>The Iron Eagleâ<80> Hans Baumgartner defeated Hexxon. Darkness defeated Johnny Blaze. Solitude defeated Chris Mayne. Matt Fâ<80><99>N Crosby & Josh Magnum defeated Sixx & â<80><9c>ECW Originalâ<80> Chris Hamrick. Hans Baumgartner won a six-man battle royal to become #1 contender for the FCW World Championship.

NWA Prime Time results for November 21 in Columbus, GA, with a reported attendance of 152: Simon Sermon & Thomas Britain defeated Chip Day & Kyle Matthews to retain the PTPW tag titles. The champions are threatening to take the titles with them when their contract is up in 2 weeks unless their demands are met. Jimmy Rave beat Josh Stone. Frankie Valentine & Ace Rockwell beat the reunited Killer Instinct (Jake Slater & Mike Stratus). After the match, “GCW invader” Sonny Siaki attacked Rockwell and left him laying. Sal Rinauro beat Bulldog Raines with help from Colt Derringer. Micah Taylor vs. Colt Derringer ended as a no contest when Siaki returned and grabbed Tracy Taylor. Siaki threatened to break Tracy’s neck if Billy Roper didn’t shut down the show. David Young came out and convinced Siaki to settle this feud in the ring next week. Bad Company’s David Young & Chris Stevens defeated Deathrow & Iceberg. Iceberg blinded Deathrow with the powder when Young ducked. Deathrow choke slammed Iceberg who was then pinned. Iceberg and Deathrow slapped each other around after the match.

Prime Time returns to Columbus on November 28. Advertised: For the Survival of PTPW, Prime Time’s David Young vs. GCW’s Sonny Siaki. If David Young loses, promoter Billy Roper has agreed to close down NWA Prime Time. If Young wins, Sonny Siaki has agreed to go back to GCW and stop the invasion. Daffney & Tracy Taylor vs. Genni Wright & April O’Neil. Cowbell Bullrope Match: Bulldog Raines vs. Colt Derringer. Chip Day & Kyle Matthews vs. Killer Instinct (Jake Slater & Mike Stratus). PTPW Tag Team Title Match: NWA Prime Time Champion Deathrow & NWA Anarchy Champion Iceberg vs. NWA Prime Time Tag Champions Simon Sermon & Thomas Britain. Frankie Valentine vs. Josh Stone. Bell time is 7:30pm.

Alternative Pro Wrestling results for November 21 from the Cherry Street Gym in Royston, GA: Donovan Sweet defeated Jeremy Vain when Shadow Jackson’s music hit distracting Vain and allowing Sweet to get the pin. Hate Junkies (Dany Only & Stryknyn) defeated Sgt SWAT and Aiden Blair. APW Tag Team Champions The Franchise (Ryan Michaels & Matt Sells) defeated “Royston Brawler” John Carnage by DQ after the Hate Junkies interfered attacking the Franchise. Brandon Parker & Anthony Henry defeated Kareem Abdul Jamar & Bo Newsome. Chris King defeated North Georgia Champion Seth Delay by countout. Dustin Michaels defeated Shadow Jackson after Jeremy Vain nailed Shadow with a steel chair outside of the ring. After the match the attack continued and Shadow was helped out of the building to receive medical attention. Brad Logan picked up his first win in APW pinning Aaron Lee. Southern States Champion Billy Buck defeated Skirra Corvus.

This week on APWâ<80><99>s Aftershock: APW owner Jerico Stone introduces Commissioner Jacob Ashworth…REAL tough guy “Royston Brawler” and “Superstar” Aaron Lee declare Don Matthews a dead issue and beat up Brad Logan….Highlights of Carnage vs. Friday Night Franchise with an uninvited appearance by Hate Junkies…A twisted promo from Hate Junkies…Highlights of Donovan Sweet (with Lollipop) vs. Jeremy Vain, Highlights of the Southern States Title Match: Champion Billy Buck vs. Skirra Corvus.

United States Wrestling Organization results from November 21 in Nashville, TN, at the Stadium Inn, where attendance was all the way up to 95: Richard Lowe beat Shawn Hoodrich. Kevin Dunn beat Psycho Medic. L.T. Falk beat Chuck Taylor by DQ when Damien Payne ran in and attacked Falk. “Cousin” Jason Xavier & J.D. Fluffy beat USWO Jr. Champion Josh Crowe & K.O. when Xavier pinned K.O. Shane Eden & Steven Green beat Saint & Tim Renesto by reverse decision. Saint pinned Eden, but referee Mark Owen found that Saint had used an international object to get the pin. L.T. Falk & Petey Wright beat Chuck Taylor & Damien Payne when Falk pinned Taylor. Michael Jablonski beat USWO Champion Jeremiah Plunkett by DQ after Plunkett threw a fireball at Jablonski.

Great Championship Wrestling results for November 20 were as follows: John Bogie & Kareem Abdul Jamar beat Slaughter & Ron Stalker. Tex Monroe beat Murder One. In a GCW Interstate Title Tournament Match, Orion Bishop beat Kid Lightning. Cru Jones & Johnny Swinger beat Southside Trash (with J.P. Money). J-Rod defeated Shaun Banks to retain the GCW Heavyweight Title. Attendance estimated at 125.

Championship Wrestling Overload will present â<80><9c>Santa Slam 2008â<80> at the Barn in Tennille, GA, on December 12 to benefit The Empty Stocking Fund of Washington County. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Bell time is 7:30 PM. Tickets are $4. Free w/ unwrapped childâ<80><99>s toy. Advertised: MAIN EVENT – Reindeer Games Match ( No DQ – Survivor Series Style Match, with entry order chosen by Santa Claus & The Reindeer Roulette wheel!) Team CWO (Derrick Andrew Reynolds, JT Crews, Damien Dread & A Mystery Partner) vs. New Generation (Loco Motive, Tommy Lee, TW James & A Mystery Partner). Semi Main Event – National Heavyweight Title Match – champion Ringlord defends against Iron Bear. Brandon Kage challenges champion Bob for the No Limits Title.

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 23, 1917 (FRIDAY) â<80>” SAVANNAH, GA â<80>” LIBERTY THEATRE (Max Bauman â<80>” Promoter) > Constant LeMarin defeated Hassen the Turk at 73:00 (2-1) / Notes: Billy Sandow was the special referee for the match.

NOVEMBER 23, 1936 (MONDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” SPRING STREET ARENA (Frank Bettis â<80>” Promoter) > Tony Papalino and John Ellis wrestled to a draw > Chin Lee defeated Don Jose by disqualification > Petro Rossi defeated Chippewa Charlie

NOVEMBER 23, 1945 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Barto Hill defeated Rudy Strongberg by disqualification > Jim Coffield and Leo Numa wrestled to a draw > Abe Yourist & Duke Kapalani defeated Dick Lever & Wally Greb > Al Massey defeated the Black Demon / Notes: During the match between Al Massey and the Black Demon, Massey removed the Demonâ<80><99>s mask to identify him as Marvin Jones.

NOVEMBER 23, 1948 (TUESDAY) â<80>” EAST POINT, GA â<80>” EAST POINT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Jack Bloomfield & Roy Mitchell versus Jack Blackstock & Chico Cortez / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 23, 1949 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” MARIETTA, GA â<80>” LARRY BELL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Zack Markov versus Honey Boy Hannigan > Joe Estes & Frank Robinson versus Lee Savoldi & Red Dugan / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 23, 1950 (THURSDAY) â<80>” GAINESVILLE, GA (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Gorgeous Gilpin defeated Karl Kowalski > Bobby Lane defeated Frank Robinson / Notes: It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

NOVEMBER 23, 1951 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Al Massey versus Sheik Ben Ali > Juan Hernandez versus Babe Zaharias > Midget Match: Fuzzy Cupid versus Little Beaver > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Babs Wingo versus Ethel Johnson > Don McIntyre versus Art Nelson / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 23, 1953 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Paidousis and Red McIntyre wrestled to a draw at 20:00 > Gorgeous Gilpin defeated Bob Shipp by disqualification > The Great Goliath defeated Tarzan Hewitt > Don McIntyre defeated Karl Kowalski (2-1)

NOVEMBER 23, 1956 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Parks defeated Fred Atkins by disqualification > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Bonnie Watson defeated Belle Starr > International Tag Team Title Match: Fred Atkins & Ike Eakins* defeated Jackie Nichols & Bill Parks > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Bobby Weaver defeated Freddie Blassie* to win title / Notes: Belle Starr substituted for Corinne Cordero in the match with Bonnie Watson. Fred Atkins & Ike Eakins had been billed as International Tag Team Champions since October 12, 1956. Freddie Blassie had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Bull Curry on October 19, 1956, in Atlanta. The program we have for this card says that Bobby Weaver holds the WLWA Television Title, but we have found no references to how he came to be recognized as such, or any matches where this title was at stake. It was announced Jerry Graham was scheduled to return in December 1956, and that Paul Jones was negotiating to have NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz defend his title in Atlanta.

NOVEMBER 23, 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 > Danny Miller & Benny Matta defeated Jan Madrid & Owen Henley > Chief Little Eagle defeated Roy Nelson / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Roy Nelson.

NOVEMBER 23, 1962 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Don McIntyre â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Rito Carreon defeated the Russian Crusher > Midget Match: Pee Wee Lopez defeated Marcel Semard > Southern Tag Team Title Match: Lenny Montana & Gypsy Joe defeated the Kentuckians* to win title > Twenty-Round Boxing Match: Ray Gunkel defeated Freddie Blassie / Notes: Chief Little Eagle was the special referee for the match between Ray Gunkel and Freddie Blassie. It is unclear as to how the Kentuckians came to be recognized as Southern Tag Team Champions. The last reference we have shows the Assassins defending the title against Rito & Tito Carreon on January 31, 1962, in Columbus. It was announced that Mike Paidousis and Don Greene would be wrestling on the card on December 7, 1962.

NOVEMBER 23, 1964 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Steve Manderson â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Charlie Carr defeated Red Dugan > The Mysterious Medics defeated Frankie Cain & Chief Little Eagle > Don Fargo defeated Mario Galento by disqualification

NOVEMBER 23, 1965 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dale Lewis versus Choo-Choo Lynn ruled a no contest > Mario Galento defeated Silento Rodriguez > Dutch Savage defeated Derrell Cochran > Billy Hines defeated Don Carson

NOVEMBER 23, 1966 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Hart defeated El Mongol by disqualification > Bill Dromo defeated Chico Cortez > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: The African Princess defeated Sweet Georgia Brown > Louie Tillet and Chief Little Eagle wrestled to a draw > Billy & Bad Boy Hines defeated the Red Raiders > Don McClarty versus Butcher Vachon was ruled a no contest / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol.

NOVEMBER 23, 1968 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WQXI STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Johnny Valentine defeated Seiji Sakaguchi > The Professional defeated Butcher Vachon > The Assassins defeated Bob Armstrong & Ronnie Paul / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Atlanta TV Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Ed Capral. Jack Crawford managed Seiji Sakaguchi.

NOVEMBER 23, 1971 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Alex Medina & Kubla Khan and Joe Turco & the Champ wrestled to a draw > Jerry Oates defeated the Red Demon (2) > Bill White versus George Scott ruled a no contest > Macon Tag Team Title Match: Bill Dromo & Bob Armstrong* defeated Flash Monroe & Oki Shikina > Buddy Colt defeated Big John / Notes: Bill Dromo & Bob Armstrong had been the reigning Macon Tag Team Champions since they defeated Buddy Colt & Big John on November 16, 1971, in Macon.

NOVEMBER 23, 1973 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jim Dalton versus Bobby Cash > Sputnik Monroe versus Big Mac > Tom Jones versus Hiro Matsuda > Pat Oâ<80><99>Connor & Bob Orton, Jr., versus the Samoans > Bobby Shane & Gorgeous George, Jr., defeated Tim Woods & Roberto Soto > Ron Fuller versus Bill Watts > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller* defeated the Super Infernos / Notes: Aside from the match between Bobby Shane & Gorgeous George, Jr., and Tim Woods & Roberto Soto, no documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found. Gary Hart managed the Samoans. Joe Louis was the special referee for the match between Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller and the Super Infernos. J.C. Dykes managed the Infernos.

NOVEMBER 23, 1974 (SATURDAY) â<80>” GRIFFIN, GA â<80>” GRIFFIN-BARNESVILLE SPORTS PALACE (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ronnie Paul versus Bill Dromo > Roger Kirby versus Danny Little Bear > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Betty Niccoli versus Jean Antone > Texas Death Match: Steve Keirn versus Bob Orton, Jr. > Mr. Wrestling #2, Ole & Gene Anderson versus Harley Race & the Mighty Yankees / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Bearcat Wright managed Roger Kirby and Harley Race. J.C. Dykes managed the Mighty Yankees.

NOVEMBER 23, 1976 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Howard defeated Rick McGraw > Raymond Rougeau defeated El Gaucho > The Mighty Igor defeated Scott Irwin > Bob Armstrong defeated the Mongolian Stomper > Robert Fuller, Haystacks Calhoun & Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Dick Slater, Ole & Gene Anderson / Notes: J.J. Dillon managed the Mongolian Stomper.

NOVEMBER 23, 1977 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” COLUMBUS, GA â<80>” COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Richard Blood versus Randy Savage > Jim Grabmire versus Raymond Rougeau > Charlie Cook versus Jacques Goulet > Tony Atlas versus Abdullah the Butcher > Ole Anderson & Pak Song versus Bob Armstrong & Mr. Wrestling #2 > Dick Slater versus Stan Hansen / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Rock Hunter managed Abdullah the Butcher and Pak Song.

NOVEMBER 23, 1978 (THURSDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” OMNI COLISEUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Georgia Tag Team Title Tournament: Rick Martel & Tommy Rich defeated the Islanders; the Assassin & the Masked Superstar defeated Bugsy McGraw & Rufus R. Jones by disqualification; Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated Pak Song & King Kong Mosca; Terry Funk & Dory Funk, Jr., defeated Haystacks Calhoun & Klondike Bill; Ernie Ladd & Stan Hansen defeated Mr. Wrestling #1 & #2; Funks defeated Martel & Rich; Briscos defeated the Assassin & the Superstar; Dick Slater & Dusty Rhodes defeated Ladd & Hansen; Funks defeated Slater & Rhodes; Funks defeated Briscos to win title > Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ole Anderson / Notes: It was reported that the purse for the battle royal was $15,000. The Assassin substituted for the Spoiler to team with the Masked Superstar in the match with Bugsy McGraw & Rufus R. Jones.

NOVEMBER 23, 1979 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ROME, GA â<80>” ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Jaggers versus Gerald Finley > Tom Shaft versus Ted Allen > Bret Hart versus Austin Idol > Ray Candy & Ole Anderson versus Ernie Ladd & the Masked Superstar / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

NOVEMBER 23, 1981 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > El Gran Apollo and the French Angel wrestled to a draw > Big Red defeated Mike Sharpe > Buzz Sawyer defeated Terry Gordy > Ray Stevens & the Masked Superstar defeated Bob & Armstrong > Michael Hayes defeated Austin Idol by disqualification > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Ric Flair* defeated Tommy Rich by disqualification

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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