Southeastern News, Notes & Nostalgia for 10-22-08

Bill Behrens


SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 10/22/2008

NEWS and NOTES

Alternative Pro Wrestlingâ<80><99>s Greg Hunter will join me tonight for a PSP Fix, live at 9:30 PM ET. Great Championship Wrestlingâ<80><99>s Taylor McKnight will also be on at around 9:45. If you miss it, the archive will be available afterward.

World Wrestling Alliance 4 (WWA4) has an event tonight in Atlanta, GA. Advertised: Jonathan Davis & Jena versus Kaiden Knight & Jae-Bo. All WWA shows are free, and feature WWA4 school students trained by Curtis Hughes.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Pedro Morales (1942), D-Lo Brown (1972 or 1973), and Mike Kruel.

Today in Memoriam: Yokozuna (34, 2000) and Reggie â<80>~Crusherâ<80><99> Lisowski (79, 2005).

Leah Maivia, wife of the late Peter Maivia and father of Dwayne â<80>~the Rockâ<80><99> Johnson, passed away on Sunday. GWH passes along its condolences to friends, family, and colleagues.

A crowd of 149 was at the Peachstate Wrestling Alliance event on October 18 at the Rec Center & Sports Complex in Bremen, GA: David Young vs. El Mexicano went to a time limit draw. “Action” Mike Jackson defeated the Lethal Luchadore. Dany Only defeated Keith Blonde. Sal Rinauro & the Ulimate Dragon defeated Mike Jackson & Chris Jones. Consequences Creed defeated Jimmy Rave.

The results of the Total Championship Wrestling’s October 11 show are as follows: “Bad Boy” Keith Williams defeated Ken Timbs, Jr. Payne defeated Damon Taz. Feral & Mike Black defeated the TCW tag champions Kenny Dees & Murder 1 by DQ. Cameron Valentine defeated Awesome TC. Rock C defeated Crystal.

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 22, 1934 (MONDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” CENTER HILL ARENA (J.E. McKee â<80>” Promoter) > Wesley Brownlee versus Jimmy Hope > Foy Rivers versus Chippewa Charlie > Bill Collins versus Paul Daniels / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 22, 1934 (MONDAY) â<80>” AVONDALE, GA â<80>” AVONDALE ARENA (Bob Anderson â<80>” Promoter) > Glenn Cowan versus Red Dugan > John Mauldin versus Bill Faulkner > Al Olsen versus Son Almand / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 22, 1935 (TUESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Wagner defeated Dick Lever at 14:00 > Joe Cox and Rudy Strongberg wrestled to a draw > Dick Daviscourt defeated Dorv Roche at 36:00

OCTOBER 22, 1935 (TUESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” RIVERSIDE ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Jack Russell versus Abe Stein > Joe Santell versus Son Almand > John Ellis versus Honey Boy Hackney / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 22, 1937 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WEST END ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby â<80>” Promoters) > Bill Rowland versus Sago Hayamaka > Sammy Miller versus Tiger Long > Red Roberts versus Ripper Lindsey > Paddy Nolan versus the Bat / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 22, 1941 (WEDNESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WARREN ARENA (Abe Simon â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Roberts defeated Joe Estes > Dorv Roche defeated Bill Bartush > The French Angel defeated Rudy Strongberg / Notes: Joe Estes substituted for Strangler White in the match with Bobby Roberts. Strangler Lewis was the special referee for the match between Rudy Strongberg and the French Angel.

OCTOBER 22, 1943 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Sammy Friedman â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Albert Mills defeated Don Lee > Dorv Roche defeated Jack Dillon by disqualification > Jack Kennedy and John Mauldin wrestled to a draw

OCTOBER 22, 1948 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Al Massey and Bobby Nelson wrestled to a draw > Ralph Garibaldi and Enrique Torres wrestled to a draw > Jim Coffield defeated Nick Carter > Tom Mahoney & Karl Davis defeated Mickey Gold & Don McIntyre

OCTOBER 22, 1951 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Al Massey defeated Charlie Harben > Lou Plummer defeated Chief Little Wolf #2 > Texas Death Match: Art Nelson defeated Don McIntyre

OCTOBER 22, 1954 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don McGee versus El Toro > Nick Carter & Red McIntyre versus Jack Steele & Tokyo Joe > Allan Garfield versus Jerry Graham > Chief Big Heart versus Wild Red Berry / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 22, 1963 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Chris Averoff defeated George Wolfe > The Inferno defeated Ken Hollis > Al Galento & Luke Graham defeated Bob Morrow & Marco Polo / Notes: Frankie Rogers managed the Inferno.

OCTOBER 22, 1965 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” PAUL JONES SPORTS ARENA (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Johnny Heidman and Bad Boy Hines wrestled to a draw > Dutch Savage defeated Bob Boyer > Mario Galento defeated Dick Steinborn > $1,000 Challenge Match: Dale Lewis defeated Nick Kozak / Notes: Dale Lewis put up $1,000 in the match with Nick Kozak, betting he could not be pinned within the first thirty minutes.

OCTOBER 22, 1966 (SATURDAY) â<80>” MARIETTA, GA â<80>” LARRY BELL BALLPARK (Elmo Chappell â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Gene Anderson versus Jim Osborne > Dennis Hall versus Lars Anderson > Bob Armstrong & Roger Kirby versus Louie Tillet & Butcher Vachon / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 22, 1968 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Corsica Jean and Oki Shikina wrestled to a draw > Bob Boyer defeated Billy Garrett by disqualification > $1,000 Challenge Match: Dale Lewis defeated Bob Armstrong at 25:00 > Bill Dromo defeated Jim Starr / Notes: Dale Lewis put up $1,000 in the match with Bob Armstrong, betting he could not be pinned within the first thirty minutes.

OCTOBER 22, 1971 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Battle Royal: Jimmy Dancing Bear (Winner) > Bob Armstrong versus El Mongol ruled a no contest > Rocket Monroe defeated Kubla Khan > Klondike Bill defeated Flash Monroe by disqualification > Derrell Cochran defeated Joe Turco > Bill Dromo defeated Assassin #1 by disqualification > George Scott defeated Bill White > Dick Steinborn defeated Assassin #2 > Jimmy Dancing Bear defeated Buddy Colt / Notes: It was reported that the purse for the battle royal was $2,500. Charlie Smith was credited as being a referee for this card. It was announced that Bobo Brazil and Oki Shikina would be wrestling in Atlanta soon. Jimmy Dancing Bear participated in an autograph session for fans.

OCTOBER 22, 1974 (TUESDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Ann Gunkel â<80>” Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Lanny Poffo versus Cisco Grimaldo > Midget Match: Little Bobo versus Kid Chocolate > Paul Christy versus Super Soul Davis ruled a no contest > Ray Candy & Charlie Cook and the Royal Kangaroos wrestled to a draw > Carlos Colon versus El Mongol ruled a no contest > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Luke Graham* versus the Missouri Mauler ruled a no contest > US Tag Team Title Match: the Assassins defeated Angelo Poffo & Rock Hunter* to win title / Notes: No documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found. Rock Hunter managed Luke Graham.

OCTOBER 22, 1974 (TUESDAY) â<80>” MACON, GA â<80>” MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Prince Pullins defeated Sonny Rogers > Mark Starr and Jack Welch wrestled to a draw > Ken Patera defeated Rock Riddle > Jimmy Garvin versus Danny Little Bear ruled a no contest > Bill Dromo defeated Harley Race by disqualification > Rocky Johnson & Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Ole & Gene Anderson / Notes: Bearcat Wright managed Harley Race.

OCTOBER 22, 1976 (FRIDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Raymond Rougeau defeated Stan Stasiak > Ricky Steamboat defeated Mr. X by disqualification > Tony Parisi and Killer Brooks wrestled to a draw > The Mongolian Stomper defeated Jos LeDuc > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Ole & Gene Anderson defeated the Black Bombers* to win title > Texas Death Match: Dusty Rhodes defeated Dick Slater / Notes: J.J. Dillon managed the Mongolian Stomper.

OCTOBER 22, 1977 (SATURDAY) â<80>” ATLANTA, GA â<80>” WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pak Song defeated Ted Allen > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Bill White > Stan Hansen defeated Bobcat Rice > Georgia Television Title Tournament Match: Dino Bravo defeated Don Kent > Tommy Rich & Tony Atlas defeated Randy Savage & Butch Malone / Notes: This was taped for the â<80><9c>Georgia Championship Wrestlingâ<80> television program hosted by Gordon Solie. Rock Hunter managed Pak Song.

OCTOBER 22, 1977 (SATURDAY) â<80>” CARROLLTON, GA â<80>” VFW FAIRGROUNDS (Hugh Butler â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Randy Savage defeated Ted Allen > Don Kent and Jerry Stubbs wrestled to a draw > Stan Hansen defeated Bill Dromo > Stan Hansen & Pak Song versus Dino Bravo & Mr. Wrestling #2 ended in a double disqualification / Notes: Rock Hunter managed Pak Song.

OCTOBER 22, 1979 (MONDAY) â<80>” AUGUSTA, GA â<80>” WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bret Hart versus Bill Howard > Stan Hansen versus Austin Idol > Bobby Jaggers versus Ted Allen > Ole Anderson & Tony Atlas versus Ernie Ladd & Killer Karl Kox > Cage Match: Bobby Heenan versus Bob Armstrong / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Bobby Heenan managed Ernie Ladd, Killer Karl Kox, and Bobby Jaggers.

OCTOBER 22, 1983 (SATURDAY) â<80>” CHATTANOOGA, TN â<80>” CHATTANOOGA MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones â<80>” Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Les Thornton defeated Pat Rose > Pez Whatley defeated Paul Ellering > National Tag Team Title Match: the Road Warriors* defeated Ron Garvin & Mr. Wrestling #2 > National Heavyweight Title Match: Brett Wayne* defeated Jake Roberts by disqualification > Buzz Sawyer versus Pez Whatley ruled a no contest / Notes: Pez Whatley substituted for Tommy Rich in the match with Paul Ellering. 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.

â<80>” GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com

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