SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 03/14/2009

NEWS and NOTES

Georgia Wrestling History‘s Rich Tate and the Wrestling Observer‘s Dave Meltzer preview Total Nonstop Action‘s Destination X PPV for an edition of PSP Fix tonight at 9:00 PM ET, among other top stories in professional wrestling. The program is a presentation of the GWH Radio Network.

Andrew ?Test? Martin was found dead in his apartment on Friday in Tampa, FL. He had most recently wrestled in Japan a few weeks ago. The Tampa Police Department is reporting that there are no indications of foul play, and an autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death. A neighbor called the police to his apartment when she noticed through a window that he was motionless for several hours. Police arrived at Post Harbour Apartments around 8:00 PM Friday night. He was scheduled to leave on March 16, one day before turning 34, for a wrestling tour in Europe, and according to his myspace page, Martin was ?looking forward to this trip?.

Ric Flair will be acting as the honorary ?Race Director? for NASCAR’s Spring All-Star Race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Concord, NC, on May 16. Flair’s duties will include attending a drivers meeting, as well as serving as a judge on a panel for the pre-race Pennzoil Victory Challenge and assisting in introducing the drivers for the event. This exhibition race does not count in the Sprint Cup standings.

World Wrestling Entertainment‘s SmackDown crew will be at the Ford Arena in Beaumont, TX, tonight. Advertised: Triple H defends the WWE Heavyweight Title against the Big Show; Edge defends the WWE World Heavyweight Title against Jeff Hardy; Shelton Benjamin defends the WWE US Heavyweight Title against Chavo Guerrero, Jr., and MVP in a three-way match; Carlito & Primo Colon defend the WWE Tag Team Title against Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel; Maryse defends the WWE Divas Title against Maria, with special referee Kung Funaki; and Vladimir Kozlov versus R-Truth. Also on the bill: Matt Hardy and the Great Khali. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

WWE’s RAW/ECW crew will be at the City Bank Coliseum in Lubbock, TX, tonight. Advertised: Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio, Jr., Kane, Finlay, Christian, Chris Jericho, CM Punk, Cryme Tyme, Kofi Kingston, Mark Henry, Melina, and Beth Phoenix. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

WWE results from the SmackDown house show at the Reed Arena in College Station, TX, on March 13: Carlito & Primo Colon over Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel to retain the WWE Tag Team Title; Maryse over Maria to retain the WWE Divas Title; the Great Khali over Eric Escobar; Shelton Benjamin over Chavo Guerrero, Jr., and MVP in a three-way match to retain the WWE US Heavyweight Title; Vladimir Kozlov over R-Truth; Edge over Jeff Hardy to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Title; and Triple H over the Big Show to retain the WWE Heavyweight Title.

WWE results from the RAW/ECW house show at the Ector County Coliseum in Odessa, TX, on March 13: Kofi Kingston, Mickie James & Melina over Santino Marella, Beth Phoenix & Rosa Mendez; Mike Knox over Charlie Haas; Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase, Jr., over Cryme Tyme; Finlay over Mark Henry in a Belfast brawl; Jack Swagger over Christian; CM Punk over William Regal; and Shawn Michaels & Rey Mysterio, Jr., over Chris Jericho & Kane.

TNA will be at the Cincinnati Gardens Arena in Cincinnati, OH, tonight. Advertised: Kurt Angle versus Samoa Joe; Beer Money defends the TNA World Tag Team Title against Eric Young & Rhino; Shane Sewell versus Booker T; and Matt Morgan versus Abyss. Also on the bill: Jay Lethal, Consequences Creed, Taylor Wilde, Roxxi Laveaux, Brutus Magnus, Shark Boy, Madison Rayne, and No Limit. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

The final overall rating for Thursday’s edition of TNA’s iMPACT was 1.2.

Ring of Honor will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds? Farm Bureau Building in Indianapolis, IN, tonight. Advertised: Nigel McGuinness & Austin Aries versus Jerry Lynn & Tyler Black; Kevin Steen & El Generico defend the ROH World Tag Team Title against Kenny King & Rhett Titus; Jay Briscoe versus Chris Hero, with Larry Sweeney; Brent Albright & Roderick Strong versus the American Wolves (Eddie Edwards & Davey Richards), with Larry Sweeney; and a three-way match featuring Bryan Danielson, Kenny Omega, and Claudio Castagnoli. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

ROH results from the house show at the Gateway Center in Collinsville, IL, on March 13: Aaron Scott & Grizzly Redwood over Shawn Schultz & Sigmon; Alex Payne over Travis Sawyer; Roderick Strong over Jay Briscoe; MsChif over Daizee Haze to retain the Shimmer Title; Austin Aries over Kenny Omega, Silas Young, and Claudio Castagnoli in a four-corners match; a verbal confrontation between Ric Flair and Nigel McGuinness; the American Wolves (Eddie Edwards, Davey Richards & Chris Hero), with Larry Sweeney, over Bobby Dempsey, Kevin Steen & El Generico; Kenny King & Rhett Titus over Irish Airborne; Bryan Danielson over Bison Smith by countout in a grudge match; Jerry Lynn & Tyler Black over the Age of the Fall; and Brent Albright over ROH World Heavyweight Champion Nigel McGuinness by disqualification when Castagnoli interfered and attacked Albright, with Flair clearing the ring.

NWA Charlotte returns to the NWA Coliseum tonight with “Know Thy Enemy?. Advertised: Raven returns to continue his quest for the NWA Charlotte US Title against Truitt Fields, Phil Shatter, Ryan O’Reilly, and Timber; Krissy Vaine vs. Daffney; NWA Mid-Atlantic Heritage Title Match, Champion Jeff Lewis vs. Brad Anderson; Kimo (with Attorney/Agent Jeff G. Bailey) will be in action, along with the debut of Ostgard, American Gangsters, New Wave, and Chris Chance. Bell time is 8pm.

Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling will be at the VFW Fairgrounds in Carrollton, GA, tonight. Advertised: For the tag championship, Bulldog Raines & Josh Stone defend vs. the Nightmare & Kyle Matthews. Bull Buchanan vs. Cru Jones. For the SECW championship, Colt Derringer defends vs. Rob Adonis. Frankie Valentine & Micah Taylor vs. Jeremy Vain & Andrew Pendleton III. For the SECW Women’s championship, Hawaiian Princess” Tracy Taylor defends vs. Amy Morgan. Adrian Hawkins vs. Sal Rinauro vs. Rick “the Kick” King. Tickets are $8, and children under 7 get in free. Doors open at 6:30 and bell time is at 7:30. For more information, call (678) 651-0144.

NAWA Ring Champions will be at the Purks Building in Cedartown, GA, tonight. Bell time is 7:30pm. Advertised: Grudge Match in a Steel Cage, David Young vs. Bobby Hayes; NAWA Tag Team Title Match, Air Paris & Chris Ganz (c) vs. Nigel Sherrod & a mystery partner; NAWA Junior Title Match, Stupid (with Tweety) (c) vs. Josh Stone; Too Tall Shorts & Phil Heffner vs. Skinny Kenny & Jackie Rosedale; and John Arden vs. the Bruiser (with Jackie Rosedale). Tickets are available now at the Purks or Down Home Southern Style Cookin’, or by calling (678) 901-0673.

Showtime All-Star Wrestling presents “the Bison Bash” tonight at Station Camp High School in Gallatin, TN. All proceeds will be used to purchase new weight room equipment for the school. The advertised main event will be a SAW International Title Match, Champion Kid Kash vs. Arrick “the Dragon” Andrews; Chase Stevens vs. Andy Douglas (with Paul Adams); Gary Valiant vs. ?Maniac? Marc Anthony; T.J. Harley vs. Jon Michael; Derrick King & J.T. Stahr (with Sista O’Feelya) vs. L.T. Falk & Drew Haskins; a Faculty Free-For-All featuring Melissa Neely vs. Brandon Smart; plus Hammerjack and more. Bell time is 8pm. Tickets available at Station Camp High School main office or request tickets via email at fullforcepro@aol.com. Tickets are $10 ringside and $8 general admission.

AWA Georgia will be at Graybell Auction in Royston, GA, tonight. Advertised: Lance Cade vs. Jason Blackman. Bell time is at 7:30, and there will be an autograph session at 7:00. Tickets are $10 for adults, and free for kids under 13. For more information, call (706) 206-8099.
Pro Wrestling Revolution will be at Mavericks at the Landing on 2 Independent Drive in Jacksonville, FL, on March 14. Tickets are $10 at the door. Doors open at 7pm. Advertised to appear: Elijah Burke, Frankie Capone, Victor Creed, Jon Davis, the New Heavenly Bodies, Shawn Osbourne, the Heartbreak Express, Vordell Walker, Tribal, Slyck Sleazy, and Lou Cypher. Announcing for this event will be handled by GWH’s Dan Masters. For more info call 904-356-1110.

The Alabama Wrestling Federation will be at the Mary G. Montgomery High School Gym in Semmes, AL, tonight. Advertised: the Honky Tonk Man. Tickets are $10, and kids under 7 get in free. Doors open at 7:00 and bell time is at 8:00.

New Heights Wrestling will be at the Old National Guard Armory in Florala, AL, tonight. Advertised: In a match to determine the #1 contender for the heavyweight championship, BTY vs. Milo. For the cruiserweight championship, Chris Tighe defends vs. “Pure” Doug Pitt. Omega, w/Vain, vs. “the Master of the Spinebuster” David Prime. “Scarface” Terry Ryker vs. “Supernerd” Lane Smart in a no DQ match. Tickets are $7, and children under 7 get in free. Doors open at 6:30 and bell time is at 7:30.

Fantastic Pro Wrestling will be having their first event at the We Bump Printing & Graphics Building in Lyons, GA, tonight. Advertised: “Marvelous” Matt Mercer, Dr. David Raines, Tommy Gunnz, Dirty Dawg, Kareem Abdul Jamar, “the Ace” Will Allen, “the Remedy” John Enemy, Iraqi Headhunter, Loco Motive, “New Breed” Shawn Hunter, Drew Blood Bannen, and Nemesis. Tickets are $5, and kids under 6 get in free. Bell time is at 7:30.

Outlaw Championship Wrestling will be at the Cell in Moulton, AL, tonight. Advertised: Q-Ball, G-Man, Mr. Metal, Blaine Evans, MJP, Vinny Mac, Wild Irish Rose, Jay Blade, Brolly, and Dusty Ryder. Bell time is at 8:00.

The All-Star Wrestling Network will be at the AWN Wrestleplex in Ft. Valley, GA, tonight. Advertised: “Golden Boy” Chick Donovan vs. AWN CEO Mike Money, w/Money, Inc. Also advertised: AWN Heavyweight champion Paul Warfield, Slaughter Pit, Ash, Damenchia, Douglas McGuinness, Sin City Mafia, Dyce, and Scotty Carmichael. Tickets are $5. Bell time is at 8:00.

Southern Pro Wrestling will be in Georgetown, GA, at the Old School Gym tonight. Tickets are $6, and kids under 6 get in free. Doors open at 6:00 and bell time is at 7:00.

Southeastern Xtreme Wrestling will be at the SXW X-Treme Sportatorium in Dothan, AL, tonight. Advertised: An 8-man battle royal to determine the 2 contenders for the vacant SXW heavyweight championship. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for military and kids 6-12, and free for kids under 6. Bell time is at 7:30.

American Pro Wrestling will be at the American Coliseum in Spartanburg, SC, tonight.

ATL Wrestling will be at the Stadium Inn in Nashville, TN, tonight.

The Championship Wrestling Alliance will be at the National Guard Armory in Bristol, TN, tonight.

Eastern All-Star Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in Wentworth, NC, tonight.

Florida Championship Wrestling will be at the Turner Agri-Civic Center in Arcadia, FL, tonight.

Fusion Tradition Wrestling will be at the New Stronghold in Sparta, TN, tonight.

The Future Wrestling Federation will be at the Recreation Center in Winder, GA, tonight.

High Velocity Wrestling will be at the New HVW Arena in Hendersonville, NC, tonight.

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in Gastonia, NC, tonight.

National Championship Wrestling will be at the NCW Arena in Greenville, SC, tonight.

New Blood Wrestling will be at the Newbern Entertainment Center in Newbern, TN, tonight.

NWA Main Event will be at the Community Life Center in Nashville, TN, tonight.

Power Championship Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in Lexington, NC, tonight.

Shockwave Wrestling Entertainment will be at the National Guard Armory in Morehead City, NC, tonight.

Tennessee Championship Wrestling will be at the Old Armory in Pulaski, TN, tonight.

The Tennessee Independent Wrestling Federation will be at the Showplex Arena in Trenton, TN, tonight.

The following information in regard to birthdays and memoriams has been compiled from various sources. In the event you can let us know of any omissions or corrections, please email to contributions@georgiawrestlinghistory.com.

Today’s Birthdays: Bryan Clark (1964) and Santino Marella (1979).

Today In Memoriam: Jack Hurley (1933), Happy Humphrey (1989), and Antonio Baillargeon (68, 1997).

United States Wrestling Organization results for March 13 from Nashville, TN, at the Stadium Inn, with a reported 53 in attendance according to Jimmie Daniel, who also made his debut as ring announcer in Gordon’s absence: Dyron Flynn beat Dominator and Psycho Medic in a 3-way when Flynn pinned Dominator; Lunatic D beat Fast Forward; Shane Eden beat Convict; Johnny Motley beat Mark Houston; L.T. Falk & Drew Haskins beat Kevin Dunn & Shawn Hoodrich when Haskins pinned Hoodrich; Jason Xavier beat Lee Cross by DQ when Cross shoved referee Mark Owen and hit Xavier with a chair; Tim Renesto & Saint beat Josh Crowe & Damien Payne to win the held-up USWO Tag Team Championship when Renesto pinned Payne; and Derrick Neal beat Michael Jablonski to win the USWO 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

MARCH 14, 1933 (TUESDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ted Radcliffe defeated Red Fox > Paul Jones and Tom Marvin wrestled to a draw at 60:00 > Gino Garibaldi defeated Whitey Hewitt by disqualification at 60:00 (2-1)

MARCH 14, 1933 (TUESDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? NEW COLISEUM (W.K. Carswell ? Promoter) > Jimmy Roy and Horace Epting wrestled to a draw at 10:00 > Charlie Fairbrother defeated Shorty Boyd (2-0) > Sammy Marcovich defeated Sailor Downs by disqualification > Jack Ross defeated Joe Ricco > Battle Royal: Roy Epting defeated Ferris Epting, Leo Jeffers, and Sailor Downs / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason for the battle royal.

MARCH 14, 1934 (WEDNESDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Matros Kirilenko and Dorv Roche wrestled to a draw at 60:00 > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Jim Londos* defeated George Zaharias (2-1) / Notes: Jim Londos had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Dick Shikat in Philadelphia, PA, on June 6, 1930. This version was the one recognized by the National Boxing Association as the National Wrestling Association.

MARCH 14, 1939 (TUESDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? WARREN ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby ? Promoters) > John Mauldin and Young Londos wrestled to a draw > Bob Anderson defeated Red Dugan > Southern Light Heavyweight Title Match: Jack McAdams* defeated the Red Devil / Notes: During the match between Jack McAdams and the Red Devil, McAdams removed the Devil’s mask to identify him as Mike Cassidy. McAdams had been the reigning Southern Light Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Eddie Williams on November 14, 1938, in Atlanta, GA.

MARCH 14, 1945 (WEDNESDAY) ? SAVANNAH, GA ? SAVANNAH MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Lou Masters, Dick Leonard, and Buster White ? Promoters) > Tarzan White and the Black Monster wrestled to a draw > Otto Schnabel defeated Sammy Ginsberg by disqualification > Abe Ginsberg defeated Jack Dillon

MARCH 14, 1947 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick Lever defeated Flash Clifford by disqualification > Laverne Baxter and the Shadow wrestled to a draw > Johnny Long and Tom Mahoney wrestled to a draw > Don McIntyre & Nick Carter defeated Wally Dusek & Wally Greb / Notes: Jack Dempsey was the special referee for the match between Don McIntyre & Nick Carter and Wally Dusek & Wally Greb.

MARCH 14, 1948 (SUNDAY) ? DOUGLASVILLE, GA ? DOUGLASVILLE NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Bob Shipp versus Frank Remille > Bob Crutchfield versus Joe Harben / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

MARCH 14, 1953 (SATURDAY) ? SAVANNAH, GA ? SAVANNAH MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Joe Cassius ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don McIntyre defeated Howard Cantonwine > Henry Harrell and Tex Riley wrestled to a draw > Mike Paidousis versus Gorgeous George ruled a no contest / Notes: Gorgeous George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries. It appears that this card was run with cooperation of Paul Jones? Atlanta office in an effort to add Savannah to the growing territory’s regular circuit.

MARCH 14, 1955 (MONDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tommy Milan versus Tokyo Joe > Jack Vansky versus Harry Smith > Dizzy Davis versus the Swedish Angel > Tommy Milan & Harry Smith versus Jack Vansky & Tokyo Joe / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

MARCH 14, 1955 (MONDAY) ? VALDOSTA, GA ? VALDOSTA LIVESTOCK ARENA (Gordon Walker ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mixed Tag Team Match: Chris Averoff & Jo Mullineaux versus Carlos Rodriguez & Catherine Simpson / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

MARCH 14, 1958 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Rocky Columbo defeated Karl Heinkler by disqualification > Billy Red Lyons defeated Don Lee > Karl Heinkler & Kurt Von Brawner defeated Ray Gunkel & Rocky Columbo > Ten-Round Boxing Match: Don McIntyre defeated the Mighty Yankee by KO in sixth round

MARCH 14, 1960 (MONDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Robert McCoy ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Vince Bryant & Pepper Rodriguez versus Tokyo Joe & Bad Boy Hines > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun versus Freddie Blassie & Jack Terry / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

MARCH 14, 1961 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran defeated Steve Dalton by disqualification > Southern Tag Team Title Match: Gypsy Joe & Skull Murphy* defeated Guy Mitchell & Chief Little Eagle / Notes: The origin of the Southern Tag Team Title is unclear to us at this time.

MARCH 14, 1962 (WEDNESDAY) ? COLUMBUS, GA ? COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Evon Marion defeated Eduardo Martinez > Handicap Match: Ray Villmer defeated Frank Hickey & Jack Terry > US Tag Team Title Match: the Assassins* and Eddie Graham & Haystacks Calhoun wrestled to a draw / Notes: It was reported that 1,579 were in attendance for this card. There were two referees for the match between the Assassins and Eddie Graham & Haystacks Calhoun. The Assassins had been the reigning US Tag Team Champions since they defeated Graham & Dick Steinborn on January 26, 1962, in Atlanta.

MARCH 14, 1964 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? WAII STUDIOS (Don McIntyre ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Southern Television Title Tournament Match: Chief Little Eagle defeated Red Roberts to advance / Notes: This was for the ?Live Atlanta Wrestling? television program hosted by Ed Capral.

MARCH 14, 1964 (SATURDAY) ? PHENIX CITY, AL (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Johnny Bruce & Don Carson versus Bob Morrow & Tarzan White > Joe McCarthy versus Bob Eisenburg / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

MARCH 14, 1967 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Hart defeated Oki Shikina > Bob Armstrong defeated Bull Ramos > Bad Boy Hines defeated Gene Anderson > Women’s World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah* defeated Judy Grable / Notes: The Fabulous Moolah had been billed as Women’s World Champion since she defeated Judy Grable on September 18, 1956, in Baltimore, MD.

MARCH 14, 1969 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Joe Turco & Tony Barbetta and Bob Ramstad & Silento Rodriguez wrestled to a draw > Little John defeated Dale Lewis > The Professional defeated Bill Dromo > Paul DeMarco defeated Bob Armstrong > Ray Gunkel & Louie Tillet defeated the Assassins > Buddy Fuller defeated Jack Crawford / Notes: Jack Crawford managed the Assassins. The Assassins were at ringside during the match between Crawford and Buddy Fuller. Following the match they left Crawford lying in the ring, bloody and motionless.

MARCH 14, 1970 (SATURDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? WQXI STUDIOS (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Les Wolff defeated Fuji > Buddy Fuller defeated Assassin #1 by disqualification > El Mongol defeated Oki Shikina > Alex Perez defeated Greg Peterson / Notes: This was taped for the ?Atlanta TV Wrestling? television program hosted by Ed Capral. Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller joined Capral to announce they would be reuniting to challenge the Assassins for the Georgia Tag Team Title on March 20, 1970.

MARCH 14, 1972 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tim Geohagen defeated the Champ > Roberto Soto and Buddy Colt wrestled to a draw > Klondike Bill & El Mongol defeated Rocket & Flash Monroe by disqualification > Battle Royal: Bill Dromo defeated the Champ, Buddy Colt, Tim Geohagen, Klondike Bill, Bepo Mongol, El Mongol, Flash Monroe, Rocket Monroe, Roberto Soto, Billy Spears, and Karl Von Stroheim / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason for the battle royal. Assassin #1 managed Karl Von Stroheim and Bepo Mongol.

MARCH 14, 1975 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tommy Gilbert defeated Joe Tomayo > Ricky Gibson defeated Don Kent > Ray Candy defeated Don Greene > Jerry Lawler and Don Muraco wrestled to a draw > Harley Race defeated Danny Little Bear at 16:00 > Haystacks Calhoun defeated Abdullah the Butcher > Mr. Wrestling #1 defeated Toru Tanaka / Notes: Danny Little Bear substituted for Dusty Rhodes in the match with Harley Race. Rock Hunter managed Toru Tanaka. Bearcat Wright managed Abdullah the Butcher. Ron West and Doug Smith were credited as being referees for this card.

MARCH 14, 1976 (SUNDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ken Mantell defeated Rocket Monroe > Skip Young defeated Rip Hawk by disqualification > Rick Martel defeated Skandor Akbar > Bob Backlund defeated Jerry Stubbs > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Bob Armstrong & Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Les Thornton & Tony Charles* by disqualification > Dick Slater defeated Stan Stasiak / Notes: Jerry Stubbs substituted for Moondog Mayne in the match with Bob Backlund.

MARCH 14, 1977 (MONDAY) ? FAYETTEVILLE, GA (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Randy Alls and Charlie Fulton wrestled to a draw > Dean Ho defeated Roger Smith > Raymond Rougeau defeated Bill Howard > Black Atlas defeated the French Angel by disqualification / Notes: J.J. Dillon managed the French Angel.

MARCH 14, 1978 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Macon Heavyweight Title One-Night Tournament: Tommy Rich defeated Stan Hansen in the final round to win title; First round matches included Tony Atlas versus Jacques Goulet; Stan Hansen versus Raymond Rougeau; Pierre Lefebvre versus Helmut Schmidt; Tommy Rich versus Ole Anderson; Adrian Adonis versus the Bounty Hunter; and Wolfgang Schmidt versus Mr. Wrestling #1 > AWA Heavyweight Title Match: Nick Bockwinkel* defeated Mr. Wrestling #2 / Notes: Aside from the final round, and the first round match listings, no results or specifics of the tournament were provided following the card. The advertisement for this card had Mr. Wrestling #1 challenging Nick Bockwinkel for the AWA Heavyweight Title, and Mr. Wrestling #2 appearing in the tournament for the Macon Heavyweight Title. There was no explanation provided for this change, but it also could have been an error on the advertisement. Bobby Heenan managed Bockwinkel. Rock Hunter managed Wolfgang & Helmut Schmidt.

MARCH 14, 1981 (SATURDAY) ? CARROLLTON, GA ? VFW FAIRGROUNDS (Hugh Butler ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Rocket Monroe defeated Jimmy Jones > Jerry Oates defeated Ken Timbs > Steve O & Mike Davis defeated Jos LeDuc & the Mighty Yankee > Ted DiBiase defeated the Mongolian Stomper

MARCH 14, 1981 (SATURDAY) ? CHATTANOOGA, TN ? CHATTANOOGA MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Gerald Finley defeated Bobby Garrett > Kevin Sullivan defeated Ted Oates > Charlie Cook defeated Jim Duggan > National Tag Team Title Match: Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts* defeated Robert Fuller & Steve Keirn > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Don Carson / Notes: Michael Hayes joined Terry Gordy and Buddy Roberts at the ring during their match with Robert Fuller & Steve Keirn.

MARCH 14, 1982 (SUNDAY) ? CHATTANOOGA, TN ? CHATTANOOGA MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Harris versus Tom Prichard > Ron Bass versus Big Red > Ron Fuller versus the Super Destroyer > Brad Armstrong defeated Buzz Sawyer > Brad Armstrong defeated Kevin Sullivan > Bob Armstrong & Tommy Rich defeated Roddy Piper & the Great Kabuki / Notes: No documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found. Gary Hart managed the Great Kabuki.

MARCH 14, 1982 (SUNDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? OMNI COLISEUM [P] (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Gino Hernandez defeated Tom Prichard > Brad Armstrong and Kevin Sullivan wrestled to a draw > No DQ Match: Buzz Sawyer defeated Jimmy Garvin > John Studd & the Super Destroyer defeated Brad Armstrong & Leroy Brown > Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen defeated Dusty Rhodes & Terry Funk > Bob Armstrong defeated the Great Kabuki by disqualification > Roddy Piper defeated Tommy Rich > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Ric Flair* defeated Harley Race / Notes: Brad Armstrong substituted for Ron Fuller to team with Leroy Brown in the match with John Studd & the Super Destroyer. Terry Funk was billed as a mystery partner to Dusty Rhodes for the match with Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen. Gary Hart managed the Great Kabuki.

MARCH 14, 1983 (MONDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? RICHMOND COUNTY CIVIC CENTER (Charlie Harben ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Larry Zbyszko defeated Joe Lightfoot > Texas Tornado Tag Team Match: Rex & the Iron Sheik defeated the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer > Larry Zbyszko defeated Brian Blair > Paul Orndorff defeated the Assassin by disqualification > Dick Murdoch & the Masked Superstar defeated Ole Anderson & Buzz Sawyer / Notes: Larry Zbyszko substituted for Pete Martin in the match with Brian Blair, and the Iron Sheik substituted for Spot to team with Rex in the match with the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer. Also, the Masked Superstar substituted for Tommy Rich to team with Dick Murdoch in the match with Ole Anderson & Buzz Sawyer.

MARCH 14, 1985 (THURSDAY) ? BALTIMORE, MD (Ole Anderson ? Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Bob Backlund defeated the Barbarian by disqualification > Tommy Rich and Tully Blanchard wrestled to a draw > Ole Anderson, Dusty Rhodes & Sgt. Slaughter defeated Krusher Khrushchev, Ivan & Nikita Koloff by disqualification > Rick Martel defeated Mr. Saito > The Freebirds defeated the Rock & Roll RPMs > Tom Zenk defeated the Alaskan > Billy Graham and Manny Fernandez wrestled to a draw

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, 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, Matt Tew, Dave Wills, Shannon Rose, Alan Wojcik, Devin Cutting, Red Jones, Drew Carrig, Adam Russell, and Richard O?Sullivan.

? GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com