Southeastern Wrestling News, Notes & Nostalgia for 10-27-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 10/27/2008

NEWS and NOTES

Prime Time Pro Wrestling promoter Billy Roper joins Rich Tate tonight for a PSP Fix, live at 9:30 PM ET.

Total Nonstop Action will be taping for iMPACT! at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL, tonight. Advertised: the Motor City Machine Guns versus Sheik Abdul Bashir & Hiroshi Tanahashi; Christy Hemme & ODB versus the Beautiful People; and another announcement by Jeff Jarrett and Mick Foley.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Downtown Bruno (1965).

Today in Memoriam: Rudy Dusek (70, 1971), Rocky Hata (43, 1991), Kay Bell (80, 1994), and Brazo Cibernetico (33, 1999).

S.D. Jones died on Sunday following a stroke suffered a few days earlier. He was 63. GWH passes its condolences to friends, family, and colleagues.

Click here for the latest broadcast from NWA Anarchy.

Jerkinâ<80><99> the Curtain will feature a review of the most recent NWA Main Event and Showtime All-Star Wrestling broadcasts tonight at 11:00 PM ET.

This weekâ<80><99>s Whoâ<80><99>s Slamming Who? Shows have been updated from various wrestling figures, including Jerry Jarrett, Steve â<80>~Dr. Deathâ<80><99> Williams, the Iron Sheik, Bill Behrens, and Jody Hamilton. www.whosshammingwho.podomatic.com

Rampage Pro Wrestling results from Johnny Gâ<80><99>s in Warner Robins, GA, on October 26: Lance Christian & Kyle Matthews over Frankie Valentine & Kodiak, with Ace Diamond; Jason Cross over Cru Jones; Rob Adonis over Matt Black; a lumberjack match between Dr. Johnny Gayton and Attorney Destro Xavier ended as a double disqualification; Shaun Banks over J-Rod to retain the RPW Cruiserweight Title via disqualification; and Orion Bishop over A.J. Steele to become the first RPW Heavyweight Champion. Click here for a full report from Larry Goodman.

I Believe in Wrestling results from the Downtown Rec Center in Orlando, FL, on October 25 are as follows: Gus Money defeated Nooie Lee in 9:23 with a quick rollup. Biff Wesley defeated Bobby Fonta in 4:18 with a head and arm Biff-plex. Raymond Snow & Demon Toro defeated Ben Dejo & James Pash in 11:12 when Demon Toro pinned Ben Dejo after Snow-T-O. Kenny King defeated Austin Amadeus in 13:17 with the Coronation. Larry Zbyszko defeated Scott Davis in 8:23 to retain the AWA World Heavyweight Championship. Thomas Marr defeated Nick Holler in 7:38 to retain the SCW Championship. Team Vision defeated Bumz R Us in 22:08 to retain the AWA World Tag Team Championship.

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 27, 1921 (THURSDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” BUSINESS MENâ<80><99>S ATHLETIC CLUB (Jack Wilson �” Promoter) > Jack Wilson and J. Hume McDonald wrestled to a draw at 15:00 > Ivan Mikaloff defeated Dan Kramer (2-0) at 22:15 and 8:30

OCTOBER 27, 1926 (WEDNESDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (John Contos �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > George Erwin and Young Crawley wrestled to a draw > John Paxos defeated Farmer McLeod (2-0) > Dick Daviscourt defeated Jim Browning / Notes: John Contos was the special referee for the match between Dick Daviscourt and Jim Browning.

OCTOBER 27, 1931 (TUESDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Blue Sun Jennings defeated Ivan Vakturoff at 35:22 > Frank Speer defeated Tiny Roebuck (2-1)

OCTOBER 27, 1933 (FRIDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” WESTLAKE ARENA (Luke Appling �” Promoter) > Bob Anderson versus Dink Almand > Jack Doyle versus Harry Nixon / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. There was also another wrestling match and a boxing match, but no details were provided following the card.

OCTOBER 27, 1933 (FRIDAY) �” AUGUSTA, GA �” NEW COLISEUM (Tommy Teague �” Promoter) > Fred Koloff versus Leo Alexander > Cleve Walsh versus Ed Malone / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 27, 1933 (FRIDAY) �” AVONDALE, GA �” AVONDALE ARENA (Wesley Brownlee �” Promoter) > Jack McAdams versus Bill Ward > Young Americus versus Tarzan Jordan > Hugh Winn defeated Bill Crussell by disqualification / Notes: Hugh Winn was being billed as the Georgia Light Heavyweight Champion. It is unclear as to how Winn came to be recognized as champion. The last reference we have shows B.B. White being billed as champion on June 26, 1933. Winn won his match with Bill Crussell when the latter got into a brawl with referee Dan George and was disqualified. There was also a boxing match, but no details were provided following the card.

OCTOBER 27, 1939 (FRIDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” WARREN ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby �” Promoters) > Jack McAdams versus the Spider > Jimmy Lott versus Sid Marcus > Bob Corby versus Cyclone Burns / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 27, 1944 (FRIDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Herb Freeman defeated Wally Greb > Jack Kelly defeated Ben Bennicasa by disqualification > Thor Morgan defeated Jack Dillon by disqualification > Al Massey & Ralph Garibaldi defeated Dick Lever & Bill Middlekauff > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Bill Longson* defeated Chief Saunooke / Notes: Bill Longson had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Bobby Managoff in St. Louis, MO, on February 19, 1943. This version was the one recognized by the National Boxing Association as the National Wrestling Association.

OCTOBER 27, 1950 (FRIDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Nick Carter defeated Lester Welch > Red McIntyre & Tarzan White defeated Art Nelson & Jack Hader > Man versus Animal Match: Ginger the Bear defeated Jack Steele > Finis Hall defeated Eddie Gossett

OCTOBER 27, 1952 (MONDAY) �” AUGUSTA, GA �” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Moore versus Eduardo Perez > Womenâ<80><99>s Match: Mary Jane Mull versus Arlene Ratliff > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Don McIntyre* versus Jack Wentworth / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Don McIntyre had been billed as Southern Heavyweight Champion since September 19, 1952.

OCTOBER 27, 1958 (MONDAY) �” AUGUSTA, GA �” ARMORY HALL (Robert McCoy �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Battle Royal featuring Don Lee, Freddie Blassie, Charlie Harben, Jimmy Jay, Bob Shipp, and Chris Averoff / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason or the result for the battle royal.

OCTOBER 27, 1961 (FRIDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Young Paul Jones versus Marco Polo > Midget Match: Marcel Semard defeated Pee Wee Lopez > Jack Bence defeated the Viking > Handicap Match: the Assassin defeated Ivan Zukoff & the Country Plowboy / Notes: Young Paul Jones and Marco Polo were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card.

OCTOBER 27, 1964 (TUESDAY) �” MACON, GA �” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mickey Blassie defeated Billy Hines > The Mysterious Medics defeated Greg Peterson & Pepe Gomez > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Sputnik Monroe* and Chief Little Eagle wrestled to a draw / Notes: Sputnik Monroe had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Don Fargo on October 16, 1964, in Atlanta.

OCTOBER 27, 1964 (TUESDAY) �” MACON, GA �” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mickey Blassie defeated Billy Hines > The Mysterious Medics defeated Greg Peterson & Pepe Gomez > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Sputnik Monroe* and Chief Little Eagle wrestled to a draw / Notes: Sputnik Monroe had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Don Fargo on October 16, 1964, in Atlanta.

OCTOBER 27, 1967 (FRIDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Hunter & Greg Peterson wrestled to a draw > Bob Armstrong defeated Tiny Mills > Midget Tag Team Match: Joey Russell & Little Beaver defeated Sonny Boy Cassidy & Cowboy Bradley > Bobby Shane defeated Steve Stanlee > Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller defeated Rip Hawk & Swede Hanson > Enrique & Alberto Torres defeated Oki Yama & El Mongol / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol & Oki Yama. During the match between Enrique & Alberto Torres and Oki Yama & El Mongol, Yama was unmasked, but had his face covered quickly and was unable to be identified.

OCTOBER 27, 1970 (TUESDAY) �” MACON, GA �” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Shane defeated John Furr > Bob Armstrong & Eduardo DeLynch defeated Skandor Akbar & Kubla Khan by disqualification > Bill Dromo defeated Assassin #1 > Paul DeMarco defeated Assassin #2 / Notes: Jack Crawford managed Kubla Khan.

OCTOBER 27, 1972 (FRIDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jesse James versus Pedro Godoy > The Avenger defeated Oki Shikina > Bill Bowman & Joe Turner defeated Tim Geohagen & Tommy Seigler > Bob Armstrong defeated Rock Hunter > The Hollywood Blonds and Dick Steinborn & Argentina Apollo wrestled to a draw > Tom Renesto versus Ox Baker ruled a no contest / Notes: Jesse James and Pedro Godoy were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Charlie Smith was credited as being a referee for this card. Tommy Seigler participated in an autograph session for fans.

OCTOBER 27, 1973 (SATURDAY) �” â<80><9c>ALL-SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLINGâ<80> (Ann Gunkel �” Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Gorilla Watts defeated John Black > Georgia Television Title Match: the Super Gladiator defeated Tommy Seigler* to win title > Geto Mongol defeated the Avenger / Notes: George Cannon managed Geto Mongol.

OCTOBER 27, 1973 (SATURDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller defeated Bobby Duncum & Stan Vachon* to win title > Hiro Matsuda defeated Pepe Lopez > Gorgeous George, Jr., defeated Tony Charles > Roberto Soto & Bob Orton, Jr., defeated the Super Infernos > Jack Brisco defeated J.J. Dillon / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. J.C. Dykes managed the Super Infernos.

OCTOBER 30, 1973 (TUESDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Ann Gunkel �” Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Mike Kelly versus Whipper Watson, Jr. > Pat Kelly defeated Bull Zomar by disqualification > Gorilla Watts defeated Wayne Cowan > Rock Hunter and Argentina Apollo wrestled to a draw > Ox Baker versus the Super Gladiator ruled a no contest > Tommy Seigler & Charlie Cook and the Mongols wrestled to a draw > Texas Death Match: the Missouri Mauler defeated Tarzan Tyler > Assassin #1 defeated Assassin #2 by disqualification / Notes: Mike Kelly and Whipper Watson, Jr., were scheduled to wrestle each other, but no results were reported after the card. Rock Hunter was handcuffed to El Mongol during the match between Assassin #1 and Assassin #2, but the Enforcer managed to interfere on behalf of Assassin #2. Hunter managed Assassin #2 and the Missouri Mauler. George Cannon managed the Mongols. The program we have for this card shows the ticket office was now located at 20 Ivy Street, between Edgewood Avenue and Auburn Avenue.

OCTOBER 27, 1975 (MONDAY) �” AUGUSTA, GA �” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > George McCreery versus S.D. Jones > Les Thornton versus Tony Charles > Jerry Brisco & Bob Orton, Jr., versus Ron Garvin & Rip Hawk > Nikolai Volkoff versus Mr. Wrestling #2 > Taped Fist Match: Dick Slater versus Brute Bernard / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Gary Hart managed Nikolai Volkoff, and Brute Bernard

OCTOBER 27, 1978 (FRIDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pierre Lefebvre defeated Len Denton > Raymond Rougeau defeated Jim Dalton > Bugsy McGraw defeated Hartford Love > Mr. Wrestling #1 defeated King Kong Mosca > $1,000 versus $1,000 Match: the Masked Superstar and Rick Martel wrestled to a draw > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen* defeated Tommy Rich & Mr. Wrestling #2 > Lights Out Match: Pez Whatley defeated Ole Anderson by countout / Notes: For the match between Rick Martel and the Masked Superstar, Martel put up $1,000 if his opponent could pin him, and the Superstar put up $1,000 if his opponent could break the cobra hold, but neither happened.

OCTOBER 27, 1979 (SATURDAY) �” ATLANTA, GA �” WTBS STUDIOS (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Killer Karl Kox defeated Stan Hansen by countout > Buzz Sawyer defeated Carl Fergie > The Masked Superstar defeated Ted Allen > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Tommy Rich* defeated Killer Karl Kox > Stan Hansen & Tony Atlas defeated Bobby Jaggers & Snake Brown / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. During the match between Stan Hansen and Killer Karl Kox, Ernie Ladd came to ringside and wiped his boots with Hansenâ<80><99>s cowboy hat, luring Hansen out of the ring. Following the match between Tommy Rich and Killer Karl Kox, Bobby Heenan burned Richâ<80><99>s with a cigar. Bobby Heenan managed Killer Karl Kox, Bobby Jaggers and the Masked Superstar. Ole Anderson and Bill Howard also appeared on this episode.

OCTOBER 27, 1979 (SATURDAY) �” CALHOUN, GA (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) Notes: A card was scheduled for this date, but no details have been found.

OCTOBER 27, 1979 (SATURDAY) �” CARROLLTON, GA �” VFW FAIRGROUND (Hugh Butler �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) Notes: A card was scheduled for this date, but no details have been found.

OCTOBER 27, 1983 (THURSDAY) �” TALLAHASSEE, FL �” LEON COUNTY CIVIC CENTER (Paul Jones �” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Les Thornton versus Joe Lightfoot > Ron Garvin & Mr. Wrestling #2 versus the Road Warriors > Paul Ellering versus Pez Whatley > National Heavyweight Title Match: Brett Wayne* versus Jake Roberts > Dog Collar Match: Tommy Rich versus Buzz Sawyer / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Paul Ellering managed Buzz Sawyer, Jake Roberts, and the Road Warriors.

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.

�” GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com

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