SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 03/02/2009

NEWS and NOTES

Tonight’s edition of the Sports Buffet, hosted by ?Chef? Tim Dix, features a look at professional sports in Atlanta, as well as providing the latest on the Jackets and Bulldogs. The broadcast begins at 9:00 PM ET, and is brought to you by Georgia Wrestling History‘s GWH Radio Network.

World Wrestling Entertainment’s RAW/ECW crew will be in Boston, MA, at the TD Banknorth Garden, tonight. Advertised: Shawn Michaels versus Vladimir Kozlov, and a three-way qualifier for the Money-in-the-Bank match at WrestleMania, featuring Mike Knox, Rey Mysterio, Jr., and Kane on the RAW broadcast; and ECW has Christian versus Finlay, and another MITB qualifier with Mark Henry versus Santino Marella. The post-show dark match advertised is John Cena, Shawn Michaels & Triple H versus Randy Orton, Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase, Jr.

WWE results from the SmackDown house show at the Glen Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, NY, on March 1: Carlito & Primo Colon over Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel and Jesse & Festus in a three-way to retain the WWE Tag Team Title; Kizarny over Eric Escobar; Matt Hardy over Kung Funaki; Jimmy Wang Yang over Chavo Guerrero, Jr.; Maryse over Maria to retain the WWE Divas Title; the Great Khali over WWE US Heavyweight Champion Shelton Benjamin by countout in a title match; and Jeff Hardy over Vladimir Kozlov.

WWE results from the RAW/ECW house show at the Mid Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, on March 1: Melina over Beth Phoenix; Kane over Santino Marella; William Regal over Goldust; Finlay over Mark Henry; Jack Swagger over Christian; Chris Jericho over Kofi Kingston; and Shawn Michaels & CM Punk over Randy Orton & Edge.

WWE results from the SmackDown house show at the Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, VT, on February 28: Matt Hardy over Kung Funaki; Kizarny over Eric Escobar; Jimmy Wang Yang over Chavo Guerrero, Jr.; Carlito & Primo Colon over Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel and Jesse & Festus in a three-way to retain the WWE Tag Team Title; Maryse over Maria to retain the WWE Divas Title; the Great Khali over Shelton Benjamin; and Jeff Hardy over Vladimir Kozlov.

WWE has announced the following events: July 10, SmackDown at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila, Philippines; and September 27, SmackDown/ECW at the Bercy in Paris, France. Tickets for Manila go on sale March 7, while tickets for Paris are available on March 14.

Ring of Honor pre-show dark match results from the tapings at the Arena in Philadelphia, PA, on March 1: Jon Kermon & Corey Havoc versus Adam Cole & Ninja Brown ended in a no contest; Jake Crist over Bobby Shields; and Erick Stevens over Leslie Butterscotch. For spoilers, click here for the April 11 episode, here for the April 18 show, and here for the April 25 broadcast.

ROH has announced that Nigel McGuinness will defend the ROH World Heavyweight Title against KENTA at the anniversary event in New York, NY, on March 21.

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: Debra Marshall (1960), Manami Toyota (1971), and Lance Cade (1980 or 1981).

Today In Memoriam: Jean Baillargeon (78, 1994).

The annual Gulf Coast Wrestlers Reunion event will be in Mobile, AL, on March 6-7. This event is for those who are active or retired workers from professional wrestling only. For more information, contact Percy Pringle III at percypringle3@percypringle.com.

Bob Magee’s column, As I See It, has been updated. Click here for the latest entry.

Click here for this week’s Bill Behrens? NWA Notes update.

This week’s Who’s Slamming Who? Shows have been updated. Click here for audio commentary from various wrestling figures, including Jerry Jarrett, Steve ?Dr. Death? Williams, Jim Cornette, the Iron Sheik, Bill Behrens, and Jody Hamilton.

Click here for the latest online broadcast of NWA Anarchy.

Click here for Larry Goodman’s report from the February 28 NWA Charlotte event.

Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling was in Carrollton, GA, on February 28. Results: Adrian Hawkins defeated Andrew Pendleton III. “The Hawaiian Princess” Tracy Taylor defeated Sumie Sakai to retain the women’s championship. Jeremy Vain defeated Shooting Star. Frankie Valentine & J-Rod defeated Sal Rinauro & Billy Knight in a lumberjack match. Cru Jones defeated Rob Adonis, w/J.P. Money, in a promoter’s choice match. In a match for the tag championship, the Nightmare & Kyle Matthews defeated Bulldog Raines & Josh Stone by DQ when Stone hit referee Jeff McGowan with a chair. Raines & Stone are still the tag champions. The referees of the evening were McGowan, Ricky Spears, Mr. Koonce, and Spanky Emerson. Attendance was 400. The next event is on March 14.

Results from the combined United States Wrestling Organization / ATL Wrestling / NWA Top Rope Cyberslam TV taping on February 28 with 103 in attendance: First seven matches were taped for 2 episodes of Cyberslam with Jason James and Aaron David on commentary. Cyberslam Champion Kliff Hanger beat Anthony Wayne in a non-title match; Derrick Neal beat Bad Boy Dixon; AM Vision beat Mike Rapada, Jr.; Kliff Hanger beat Calypso in a non-title match; Drew Haskins beat Mason Conrad; Top Rope Southern Tag Team Champions Arrick Andrews & Gary Valiant (w/Miss Boogie) beat AM Vision & Ashton Viton when Andrews pinned Vision; Kliff Hanger beat L.T. Falk in a title match; Harold Knight & Lightning Bolt Kid beat Kevin Dunn & Bad Boy Dixon when Kid pinned Dixon; Steven Green & Cody Weatherby & T.J. Weatherby & Chris Bomb beat Damien Payne & Saint & Kevin James & Bad Boy Dixon in 4 straight falls in an elimination match.

Coastal Championship Wrestling was in Pompano Beach, FL, on February 28. Results: Pablo Marquez & Nacio Barone defeated Dade County Collision. The Silencer defeated Sean Phoenix. Alex Chamberlain defeated American Taliban by DQ. Mikail Koloff defeated Bad Dog Bullock. Jessika Haze defeated Sybil Pageant. Shane McLane defeated KGB. Dirty White Boy defeated Ace Skyfighter. J.T. Flash & J.B. Cool defeated Kahagas & American Taliban. The next event is on March 21 at Jimmy Snuka’s Bodyslam University.

Championship Wrestling results for February 28 in Kingsport, TN, at the Civic Auditorium: Moe Jenkins defeated Adam Maggart; SSW Champion Cody Ices defeated Scotty Roberts, J.C. Roberts, Ryan Dookie. Kole Layton King, and Eric Steele in a 6-Way Match; First Round Best of the Best Tournament, Tony Givens defeated Chase Owens; Eric Darkstorm defeated TV Champion, Nick Hammonds; National Heavyweight Champion, Robbie Cassidy defeated Jason Kincaid; and CWA World Champion, Brian Logan defeated Sarah Lynn; non-tournament, Alyx Winters defeated Ricky Morton; Semifinals of the Best of the Best, Tony Givens defeated Eric Darkstorm; National Champion Robbie Cassidy defeated World Champion, Brian Logan in the semi-finals of the Best of the Best Tournament; KMF, Inc., (Chris Richards & Steve Fury) defeated Wayne Adkins & Ray Idol to become the 1st ever CWA World Tag Team Champions; Robbie Cassidy defeated Tony Givens in the finals of the Best of the Best Tournament. CW returns to the Civic Auditorium in Kingsport on March 21 with a War Games Steel Cage Match: Beau James & Logan & the Varsity Shooter Society vs. G1 (Givens & Cassidy & Jenkins & Hammonds). After that is March 6 at the Legion Street Recreation Center in Johnson City, TN. Givens & Cassidy will team in the Tri-Cities for the first time in almost 2 years vs. Varsity Shooter Society.

IWA Deep South was in Sylacauga, AL, on February 27 for day one of the ?Southern Classic Invitational? tournament. Results for February 27: Jeremy Flynt defeated Drew Gulak. Chuck Taylor defeated Johnny Slaughter. Michael Elgin defeated Devon Moore. Ace Rockwell defeated Andrew Alexander. Chip Day defeated Kyle Matthews. Chrisjen Hayme defeated Jesse Emerson. Dingo defeated Shaun Tempers. Soldier Ant defeated Jeff Brooks. Sabian defeated Corey Shaddix thanks to outside interference from Devon Moore. In a non-tournament match, Tracy Smothers defeated Eddie Osborne. During the intermission, a local worker named Kaos got into the ring and threw out an open shoot challenge, and out came Ace Rockwell who defeated Kaos in about a minute.

Day two results from Calera, AL, on February 28: Chip Day & Sabian defeated Ace Rockwell. Soldier Ant & Michael Elgin defeated Chuck Taylor. Chrisjen Hayme & Dingo defeated Jeremy Flynt. Sabian defeated Soldier Ant. Michael Elgin defeated Dingo. Chrisjen Hayme defeated Michael Elgin & Sabian to become the IWA-Deep South champion and to win the 2009 IWA Deep South ?Southern Classic Invitational? tournament. In non-tournament matches: Shaun Tempers & Jeff Brooks, w/the Reverend, defeated Jesse Emerson & Andrew Alexander, and Mike Jackson & Eddie Osborne defeated Tracy Smothers & Ultimate Dragon. Also, Devon Moore defeated Corey Shaddix.

American Championship Wrestling results from the Armory in Laurinburg, NC, on February 28: Alex Adonis defeated Scott Power to retain the ACW belt. Futonga defeated Red Thunder by countout. Dylan Kage defeated Chris Steele to win the ACW Cruiserweight Championship. Ty Tyson defeated Lumbee Warrior. Cham-Pain & Ethan Storm defeated Johnny Lightning & Rob McBride. Rusty Rhodes defeated Dave renegade by DQ. Dalton Adams defeated Randal Blade.

Culture Shock Wrestling was in Mossy Head, FL, on February 28. Results: “The Big Deal” Ryan Holland defeated “the 21st Century Human Highlight Film” Scotty Rayz. Mike Metal defeated the Amish Assassin. “Mr. USA” T.A. Jones defeated Mr. Irresistible. “The Initial Shock” J.T. Angel & Extreme G, w/”Miss BK” “Busty” Becki Kennedy, defeated “Mr. Violence” Jon Ryker by DQ. Joe Milo defeated “Scarface” Terry Ryker. Billy Rayz, David Prime & Mike Metal defeated Mr. Personality, “Pure” Doug Pitt & “the Human Wrecking Machine” Dunham. “The Chocolate Boy Wonder” Marcus Gibbs defeated “the Golden One” Aaron Idol after a distraction by “BTY” Colby Godwin. “The Afro Samurai” Bruce Marshell defeated “Supernerd” Lane Smart, Victor Cru, and “Mr. Syndicated Saturday Night” “BTY” Colby Godwin in a fatal 4-way to become the new CSW champion. DJ Durst, w/J.T. Angel & Extreme G, defeated “the Master of Devastation” Cameron Frost in a Mossy Head Street Fight.

CSW will be at the Community Center in Mossy Head, FL, on March 28. Advertised: For the CSW championship, Bruce Marshell defends vs. Lane Smart. For the US championship, “Chocolate Boy Wonder” Marcus Gibbs defends vs. “Big Deal” Ryan Holland. Cameron Frost vs. DJ Durst in a Finishers only match. “BTY” Colby Godwin vs. Aaron Idol. Joe Milo vs. Terry Ryker in a 2 out of 3 falls match. Tickets are $6, and kids under 7 get in free. Bell time is at 8:00.

Pro Wrestling Eklipse was in Zephyrhills, FL, on February 27. Results: Jasin Sane defeated Anthony Devlin & Juvi D. The James Boys defeated James Morrison & Eddie Brock. “Vigilante” Mark Zout defeated Aaron Epic. The Biff defeated Bobby Fonte & Deathrow Jethrow. Marc Mandrake & Fracture defeated Matt Ripley & Rick Riot. Luis Matos defeated Torcher by countout. Kennedy Kendrick defeated Paradox to retain the Eklipse Hybrid championship.

PWE will be at Jo Bob’s Elite Fight Club in Zephyrhills, FL, on March 6. Matches to be announced. Tickets are $5. Bell time is at 8:00.

Folkstyle Championship Wrestling was in Carrollton, GA, on February 27. Results: Jake Diamond vs. Jaebo ended in a no contest when Big Nasty interfered. Bobby Moore, w/Amy Morgan, defeated Kaiden Knight. Frankie Valentine defeated Ron Stalker. J-Rod defeated Murder 1. Cru Jones defeated Bulldog Raines.

FCW will be at 3974 Carrollton Villa Rica Hwy in Carrollton, GA, on March 6. Advertised: J-Rod, Cru Jones, Jaebo, Big Nasty, and Frankie Valentine. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, and free for kids under 6. Bell time is at 8:00. For more information, call (678) 409-1095 or (678) 409-1094.

Florida Championship Wrestling was in Tampa, FL, on February 26 for 3 television tapings. Results: Maverick Darsow, Brett DiBiase & Tank Mulligan defeated Tristan Delta, Derrick Bateman & Abraham Washington. Joe Hennig defeated Drew McIntyre. Angela Fong defeated Rosa Mendes. Ricky Ortiz defeated Ryback. Tyler Reks & Johnny Curtis defeated Jon Cutler & Dylan Klein. Eric Escobar defeated D.H. Smith due to outside interference from Tyson Kidd. Kaleb O’Neal & Lawrence Knight defeated a fake “Sweet” Papi Sanchez in a handicap match. Mister Tarver defeated Johnny Prime. Sheamus O’Shaunessy defeated Ricky Ortiz. Caylen Croft & Trent Beretta defeated DJ Gabriel & Kizarny. D.H. Smith defeated Tyson Kidd. Sebastian Slater defeated Paul Lloyd. Drew McIntyre defeated Kris Logan. Yoshitatsu defeated Lennox McEnroe. Tyler Reks & Johnny Curtis defeated Caylen Croft & Trent Beretta by DQ. Joe Hennig defeated Eric Escobar to become the new FCW champion.

FCW will be at the FCW Arena in Tampa, FL, on March 5. Matches to be announced. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for kids under 11. Bell time is at 7:30. For more information, call (813) 805-7526.

FCW will be at the Sumter County Fairgrounds? Expo Hall in Bushnell, FL, on March 6. Matches to be announced. Tickets are $20 for reserved ringside, $12 general admission, and $8 for kids. Bell time is at 7:30.

Global Championship Wrestling will be at the Southeastern Elementary School in Remlap, AL, on March 6. Matches to be announced. Bell time is at 7:30.

Ultimate Championship Wrestling will be at the Pinellas Indoor Soccer Academy in Pinellas, FL, on March 6. A battle royal has been announced. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for kids under 12. Bell time is at 7:00. For more information, call (727) 505-4625.

Outlaw Championship Wrestling will be at the Cell in Moulton, AL, on March 7. Advertised: Q-Ball, G-Man, Mr. Metal, Blaine Evans, MJP, Vinny Mac, Wild Irish Rose, Jay Blade, Brolly, Dusty, and Ryder. Bell time is at 8:00.

Rampage Pro Wrestling will be at Johnny G’s Fun Center in Warner Robins, GA, on March 8. Matches to be announced. Tickets are $5. Bell time is at 4:00. For more information, call (478) 329-8002.

Total Championship Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in Douglasville, GA, on March 14. Advertised: Devin Lee vs. Chief Little Lynn. Notorious D.O.G. vs. Slick Rick. Murder One & Skull vs. Brian Alexander & J.W. Christian. Crystal Fire vs. Constance. For the TCW championship, Awesome T.C. defends vs. Scott Prater. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for kids 7-11, and free for kids under 7. Doors open at 7:00 and bell time is at 8:00. For more information, call (404) 213-4632 or (770) 871-0988.

World Independent Wrestling will be at the Boys & Girls Club in Panama City, FL, on March 21. Advertised: David Young, Cameron Frost, Skull, Mackenzie York, Damian Lavaye, and Aaron Idol. Advance tickets are $5, and tickets at the door are $7. Disabled people get in free. Doors open at 6:00 and bell time is at 7:00. For more information, call (850) 819-2820.

The Southern Wrestling Alliance will be at the National Guard Armory in Crestview, FL, on April 25. Advertised: Mr. Fantasy vs. Buff Bagwell. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6-11, and free for kids under 6. Doors open at 6:30 and bell time is at 8:00. For more information, call (850) 902-2967.

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 2, 1932 (WEDNESDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Steve Znoski defeated Roy Lumpkin at 39:00 > Pete Sauer defeated Blue Sun Jennings

MARCH 2, 1934 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (John Bollas ? Promoter) > Foy Rivers versus Young Londos > Bull Schmidt versus Ripper Reeves > Leo Alexander defeated Charlie Allen > Al Stecher versus Joe Campbell / Notes: Aside from the match between Leo Alexander and Charlie Allen, no documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found.

MARCH 2, 1938 (WEDNESDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? WARREN ARENA (Frank Speer ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Milo Steinborn defeated Red Ryan at 11:00 > Doug Wyckoff defeated Harold Murphy at 36:00 (2-0) > Steve Casey defeated Bill Bartush at 51:00 (2-0) / Notes: Sam Muchnick was the special referee for the match between Steve Casey and Bill Bartush.

MARCH 2, 1945 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Babe Zaharias defeated Ben Bennicasa > Don Lee defeated Jack Wentworth > Al Massey defeated Cowboy Luttrall > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Bill Longson* defeated Blockbuster Talun / 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.

MARCH 2, 1945 (FRIDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? AUGUSTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Jack Ross ? Promoter) > Nick Carter and Otto Schnabel wrestled to a draw > Roland Kirchmeyer defeated Jack Dillon > The Black Monster defeated Tarzan White

MARCH 2, 1953 (MONDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Leon Kneece and Leroy Hyatt wrestled to a draw > Mike Paidousis defeated Gorgeous Gilpin > Aldo Bogni defeated Mayes McLain (2-1) > Jack Steele defeated Tex Riley by countout

MARCH 2, 1960 (WEDNESDAY) ? COLUMBUS, GA ? COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Chief Little Eagle defeated the Great John L. by disqualification > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle defeated Krusher Larson & the Great John L. > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun defeated Jack Terry & Bad Boy Hines

MARCH 2, 1964 (MONDAY) ? ALBANY, GA (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Greg Peterson versus Billy Hines > Johnny Bruce versus George Wolfe > Chuck Campbell versus Bob Morrow / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

MARCH 2, 1964 (MONDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Steve Manderson ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Buddy Fuller defeated Red Steiner > Women’s Match: Penny Banner defeated Cathy O?Brien > Boxing Tag Team Match: Stan Stasiak & Red Roberts defeated Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle

MARCH 2, 1965 (TUESDAY) ? CAMP HILL, AL (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Midget Women’s Match: Diamond Lil versus Darling Dagmar > Tony Marino & Joe Scarpa versus George & Crybaby Harris / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

MARCH 2, 1965 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pancho Villa defeated Gino Brito > Billy Hines versus Mario Galento ruled a no contest > No DQ Match: the Mysterious Medics defeated Bob Eisenburg & Choo-Choo Lynn

MARCH 2, 1966 (WEDNESDAY) ? COLUMBUS, GA ? COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran and Pancho Villa wrestled to a draw > Johnny Kace defeated Tony Nero at 10:00 > Louie Tillet defeated Chin Lee (2-1) > Al Costello & Mario Galento defeated the Mysterious Medics by disqualification (2-1) / Notes: The Mysterious Medics were disqualified in the third fall of their match against Al Costello & Mario Galento for double teaming.

MARCH 2, 1968 (SATURDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? WAII STUDIOS (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jim Wilson and Louie Tillet wrestled to a draw at 20:00 > Tarzan Tyler defeated Enrique Torres by disqualification > Alberto Torres defeated Tony Nero / Notes: This was for the ?Live Atlanta Wrestling? television program hosted by Ed Capral. It was announced that Jack Crawford had been suspended based on the fact El Mongol had been wrestling as Dr. M during his suspension.

MARCH 2, 1971 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Billy Spears defeated Corsica Jean > Bob Griffin defeated Nikita Mulkovitch > Eduardo DeLynch & Roberto Soto defeated Michel Dubois & Fidel Castillo > Macon Tag Team Title Match: Bob Armstrong & El Mongol* defeated Luke Graham & Buddy Colt / Notes: Bob Armstrong & El Mongol had been the reigning Macon Tag Team Champions since they defeated the Assassins on January 12, 1971, in Macon. Homer O?Dell managed Buddy Colt. Jack Crawford managed Nikita Mulkovitch.

MARCH 2, 1973 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? PAUL JONES SPORTS ARENA [P] (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pat O?Brien and El Sicodelico wrestled to a draw > L.D. Lewis defeated Jack Evans > Bobby Cash & Arman Hussein defeated Tank Morgan & Butcher Brannigan > Round Robin Tag Team Match: the Super Infernos defeated Bill Dromo & Bob Armstrong and Chati Yokuchi & Fuji > Tarzan Tyler defeated Norvel Austin > Bill Watts defeated the Zodiac by disqualification > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Sputnik Monroe to win title / Notes: If Norvel Austin had defeated Tarzan Tyler or at least gone the time limit of twenty minutes, he would have received a match with Jack Crawford immediately afterward. Crawford managed Tyler. The match between Bill Watts and the Zodiac had been built up for weeks, with Gordon Solie claiming long winning streaks for both men, with most emphasis being on a ?five year undefeated streak? for Watts. The Zodiac was initially declared the winner, but it was learned immediately following the match that he had loaded a weapon into his mask, which he had used to head butt Watts for the finish. The decision was reversed as the Zodiac was disqualified. The match between Mr. Wrestling #2 and Sputnik Monroe was the final match of an ongoing tournament that had taken place over several weeks in Griffin. It is unclear as to some of the dates, matches, and entrants, but it is known that Jerry Oates and the Zodiac were included, losing in the semi-final rounds. J.C. Dykes managed the Super Infernos. Leo Garibaldi was credited as being a referee for this card. Chris Casey began writing columns that debuted in the program for this card. It was announced that Bobby Shane would be wrestling in Atlanta on March 9, 1973.

MARCH 2, 1974 (SATURDAY) ? GRIFFIN, GA ? GRIFFIN-BARNESVILLE SPORTS PALACE (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Gibson defeated Bill Costello > Bobby Cash defeated Bobby Duncum > Rufus R. Jones defeated Art Nelson > Bob Armstrong & Robert Fuller defeated Ron & Terry Garvin by countout > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Mr. Wrestling #1 / Notes: Jimmy Garvin managed Ron & Terry Garvin.

MARCH 2, 1975 (SUNDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Robert Fuller defeated Bob Orton, Jr. > Jerry Brisco defeated Billy Spears by disqualification > Jerry Lawler defeated Ricky Gibson > Ray Candy & Rocky Johnson defeated Roger Kirby & Don Greene > Don Muraco versus Toru Tanaka ruled a no contest > Bob Armstrong defeated Assassin #2 / Notes: Rock Hunter, who managed Assassin #2, was suspended above the ring in a steel cage for the match with Bob Armstrong. Hunter also managed Toru Tanaka.

MARCH 2, 1977 (WEDNESDAY) ? COLUMBUS, GA ? COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Stallings versus Randy Savage > Jack Evans versus Don Kernodle > Bob Backlund & Raymond Rougeau versus Bill Howard & Charlie Fulton > Handicap Match: Black Atlas versus J.J. Dillon & the French Angel > Ole Anderson & Abdullah the Butcher versus Mr. Wrestling #1 & #2 / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. J.J. Dillon managed the French Angel.

MARCH 2, 1978 (THURSDAY) ? ROME, GA ? ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tommy Rich & Mr. Wrestling #2 versus Jacques Goulet & Rock Hunter > Stan Hansen versus Dusty Rhodes / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Wolfgang & Helmut Schmidt were also advertised.

MARCH 2, 1979 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dennis Hall defeated Rick Oliver > Raymond Rougeau defeated Kurt Von Hess by disqualification > No DQ Match: Tommy Rich and Blackjack Lanza wrestled to a draw > Georgia Television Title Match: Ole Anderson* defeated Rufus R. Jones > No DQ Match: Stan Hansen and Wahoo McDaniel wrestled to a draw > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: the Masked Superstar* defeated Tony Atlas > Lights Out Russian Chain Match: Ivan Koloff defeated Dusty Rhodes / Notes: Raymond Rougeau replaced Rufus R. Jones in the match with Kurt Von Hess, as Jones substituted for Thunderbolt Patterson in the match with Ole Anderson. Bobby Heenan managed Blackjack Lanza.

MARCH 2, 1981 (MONDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA (Charlie Harben ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jos LeDuc defeated Steve O > Steve Keirn defeated Kevin Sullivan by disqualification > Robert Fuller defeated the Mongolian Stomper > Robert Fuller defeated Jos LeDuc > Tony Atlas defeated Don Carson > Dick Slater & Ted DiBiase defeated Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts by disqualification / Notes: Michael Hayes joined Terry Gordy and Buddy Roberts at the ring during their match with Dick Slater & Ted DiBiase. Don Carson managed the Mongolian Stomper.

MARCH 2, 1983 (WEDNESDAY) ? COLUMBUS, GA ? COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Paul Ellering defeated Les Thornton > Brian Blair defeated Chick Donovan > Ray Candy & Tito Santana defeated Bob Roop & the Iron Sheik by disqualification > Butch Reed defeated the Super Destroyer > Johnny Rich & the Masked Superstar defeated Ivan Koloff & Buzz Sawyer

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