SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 02/21/2009

NEWS and NOTES

World Wrestling Entertainment‘s SmackDown crew will be in Lima, PE, at Estadio Nacional, tonight. Advertised: Triple H, the Undertaker, Edge, Jeff Hardy, the Big Show, Vladimir Kozlov, Umaga, Shelton Benjamin, the Great Khali, MVP, R-Truth, Carlito, Primo Colon, Brian Kendrick, Ezekiel, Michelle McCool, Natalya, and the Bella Twins. Bell time is 8:00 PM.

WWE’s RAW/ECW crew will be at the Viking Hall Civic Center in Bristol, TN, tonight. Advertised: John Cena defends the WWE World Heavyweight Title in a three-way against Chris Jericho and Randy Orton (obviously not); and Jack Swagger defends the WWE ECW Heavyweight Title against Finlay. Also on the bill: CM Punk, Kane, Cody Rhodes, Ted DiBiase, Jr., Mark Henry, Cryme Tyme, Beth Phoenix, Melina, and Kofi Kingston. Bell time is 7:30 PM.

Total Nonstop Action results from the house show at the Macon Coliseum in Macon, GA, on February 20: Consequences Creed over Jimmy Rave; Eric Young over Sheik Abdul Bashir; A.J. Styles over Scott Steiner; Beer Money over the Latin American Xchange to retain the TNA World Tag Team Title; and Jeff Jarrett over Kurt Angle.

NWA Anarchy returns to the NWA Television Arena in Cornelia, GA, on February 21 for a taping, advertising a No DQ rematch for the NWA Anarchy Tag Team Titles, with Champions New Wave (Steven Walters & Derrick Driver) vs. Talent & Money (J.T. Talent & Andrew Pendleton). Also advertised: NWA Anarchy Heavyweight Champion Shadow Jackson vs. Jeremy Vain (with Mr. Rob Adonis) in a non-title match; Truitt Fields & Ace Rockwell vs. Kimo & Phil Shatter (with Attorney/Agent Jeff G. Bailey); Bailey promises a funeral for Mikal Judas; in a Young Lion’s Title Match, Champion Azrael (with the Reverend) vs. Hayden Young; Malachi vs. Todd Sexton; and the Entourage (Jeff Lewis, Mike Moseley and Hollywood Brunettes (Andrew Alexander & Kyle Matthews) will have their full-fledged premiere. Also, appearances by “Sugar” Shaun Tempers, Brodie Chase, Wild Bunch, “Hands of Steel” Seth Delay; Bo Newsome, Adrian Hawkins, Technicians, Chip Day and NWA Anarchy owner Jerry Palmer with more info on Hardcore Hell. Bell time is 8pm. For reserved seating, contact 706-476-2017.

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling will present ?Night of Champions? at the Cheraw High School in Cheraw, SC, tonight. The doors will open at 6:00 PM, with matches getting underway at 8:00. Tickets are $20 for ringside (excludes front row), $12 for general admission seating. Ric Flair Super Tickets $75 (includes a front row reserved ringside seat, an 8×10 personally autographed Ric Flair picture and meet with Ric Flair.) Advertised: “Nature Boy” Ric Flair will manage his son’s Reid and David as they wrestle for the MACW Tag Team Titles. Also advertised: Buff “the Stuff” Bagwell, Ricky Morton of the Rock & Roll Express, and Bobby Eaton from the Midnight Express.

Total Championship Wrestling will be at the National Guard Armory in Douglasville, GA, tonight. Advertised: Notorious D.O.G. vs. “the Redneck Hero” Jess Wade. Scott Prater vs. the Freak. For the TCW tag championships, Murder One & Payne defends vs. Brain Alexander & J.W. Christian. Crystal Fire & “Pretty Boy” Floyd vs. TCW Douglasville champion Rock-C & TCW champion “Awesome” T.C. in a mixed tag. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for kids 6-11, and free for kids under 6. Doors open at 7:00 and bell time is at 8:00PM. There will also be a drawing for a fan appreciation package. For more information, call (404) 213-4632 (770) 871-0988.

World Independent Wrestling will be at the 19th Street Boys & Girls Club in Panama City, FL, tonight. Advertised: For the tag titles, the Untouchables defend vs. “Bullet” Bob & Steve Armstrong.

The Future Wrestling Federation will be holding a benefit show tonight to raise money to help Cleve Christian’s family. Christian was a former FWF champion better known as Psycho Man who passed away on January 29. A fund was set up at WIMO AM 1300 so that people can make donations. For more information, visit http://www.bigstickradio.com. The event will be held at the FMCC Sports Arena in Carl, GA. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids 8-13, and kids under 8 get in free. Doors open at 7:45 and bell time is at 8:30.

The United States Wrestling Organization will be at the Stadium Inn in Nashville, TN, tonight.

USWO results from January 20 at the Stadium Inn with a reported 50 in attendance. L.T. Falk came out to say scheduled partner Ty Blade is absent ? Saint & Tim Renesto attacked him until Shawn Shultz made the save and offers to replace Blade in the main event; Lee Cross beat Dyron Flynn; USWO Jr. Champion Jason Xavier beat Bryan Casey by DQ when Casey hit Xavier with a chair; Shane Eden beat Dominator; Psycho Medic beat Shawn Hoodrich in a fan lumberjack match; USWO Tag Team Champions Damien Payne & Josh Crowe vs. Drew Haskins & Jason Xavier went to a double countout due to brawling outside the ring; Tim Renesto & Saint beat L.T. Falk & Shawn Shultz when Saint pinned Falk after Shultz turned on him.

Champions With Attitudes will be at the National Guard Armory in Orangeburg, SC, tonight.

CWF Mid-Atlantic will be at the Carolina Sports Arena in Burlington, NC, tonight.

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

Global Championship Wrestling will be at the Community Center in Palmerdale, AL, tonight.

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

Mid-Atlantic Pro Wrestling will be at the East Duplin High School in Beulaville, NC, tonight.

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

Outlaw Championship Wrestling will be at the Cell in Moulton, AL, tonight.

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

Power Pro Wrestling will be at the Kendale Cinema in Sanford, NC, tonight.

Shockwave Wrestling Entertainment will be at the National Guard Armory in New Bern, NC, tonight.

Showtime All-Star Wrestling will be at the Sevierville Civic Center in Sevierville, TN, tonight.

The Southern Wrestling Association will be at the American Legion in Lenoir, 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: Carlito (1979).

Today In Memoriam: Luther Lindsay (48, 1972).

Great Championship Wrestling results from the Gr8 Sk8 Plex in Phenix City, AL, on February 19: Shaun Banks (with Quentin Michaels) beat Tex Monroe to retain the GCW Interstate Title in 17 minutes. Kareem Abdul Jamar beat Ron Stalker (with Wicked Nemesis) in 7 minutes. Orion Bishop (with Wicked Nemesis) beat Scott Steele in the match of the night (17 minutes). Frankie Valentine beat Dany Only. Rob Adonis (with JP Money) beat Bobby Moore in an awful 12 minutes. Southside Trash (with JP Money) vs. Merchants of Death (Orion Bishop & Murder One with Wicked Nemesis) ended as a double DQ in 7 minutes. Cru Jones (with Quentin Michaels) beat J-Rod to win the GCW Heavyweight Title in 26 minutes. Click here for a more detailed report from Larry Goodman.

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

FEBRUARY 21, 1933 (TUESDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? NEW COLISEUM (W.K. Carswell ? Promoter) > Ferris Epting versus Sailor Downs > Clark Holmes versus George Phillips > Inter-Gender Match: Fred Furlong versus Mabel Livingston > Fred Koloff versus Bobby Stewart / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

FEBRUARY 21, 1936 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? PIEDMONT-ELLIS ARENA (Frank Bettis ? Promoter) > Leon Fuller versus Popeye Swenson > Joe Wolfe versus Frank Remille > Jack Conway versus Tarzan Jordan / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

FEBRUARY 21, 1945 (WEDNESDAY) ? SAVANNAH, GA ? SAVANNAH MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Lou Masters, Dick Leonard, and Buster White ? Promoters) > Tarzan White defeated Otto Schnabel > The Black Monster defeated Tarzan Jordan > Jack Dillon defeated Nick Carter

FEBRUARY 21, 1948 (SATURDAY) ? PORTERDALE, GA ? PORTERDALE MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > George Schnabel versus Red Dugan > Jim Benedetti versus Bob Shipp > Tommy Ward versus Jack Blackstock / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

FEBRUARY 21, 1955 (MONDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Harry Smith defeated Ivan Petroff > Chris Averoff and Aldo Bogni wrestled to a draw > Jerry Graham defeated Dizzy Davis (2-1) > Harry Smith & Chris Averoff defeated Ivan Petroff & Aldo Bogni

FEBRUARY 21, 1955 (MONDAY) ? VALDOSTA, GA ? VALDOSTA LIVESTOCK ARENA (Gordon Walker ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Johnny Harmon versus Benny Matta > Red McIntyre versus the Swedish Angel / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

FEBRUARY 21, 1958 (FRIDAY) ? MARIETTA, GA ? LARRY BELL AUDITORIUM (Elmo Chappell ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Paidousis and Rocky Columbo wrestled to a draw > Don McIntyre and the Mighty Yankee wrestled to a draw > Don McIntyre & Rocky Columbo defeated Mike Paidousis & the Mighty Yankee

FEBRUARY 21, 1961 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Dromo & Derrell Cochran defeated Juan Harkey & the Masked Phantom > Guy Mitchell defeated Skull Murphy by disqualification

FEBRUARY 21, 1962 (WEDNESDAY) ? COLUMBUS, GA ? COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Frank Hickey defeated Bobby Christy > Eduardo Martinez defeated Juan Sebastian > Juan Sebastian & the Assassins defeated Eduardo Martinez, Rito & Tito Carreon

FEBRUARY 21, 1964 (FRIDAY) ? FOREST PARK, GA (Don McIntyre ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) Notes: A card was scheduled for this date, but no information has been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

FEBRUARY 21, 1967 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran and Pancho Rosario wrestled to a draw > Bobby Hart defeated Nick Adams > Lars & Gene Anderson versus Billy & Bad Boy Hines ruled a no contest

FEBRUARY 21, 1969 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Dromo defeated Pepe Gomez > Paul DeMarco & Silento Rodriguez defeated Bob Ramstad & Alberto Torres > Women’s Match: the Fabulous Moolah defeated Kay Noble > Little John defeated Seiji Sakaguchi > Jim Wilson, Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller defeated the Professional & the Assassins > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Dale Lewis defeated El Mongol* by disqualification / Notes: Jack Crawford managed Dale Lewis. El Mongol had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Dale Lewis on February 7, 1969, in Atlanta.

FEBRUARY 21, 1970 (SATURDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? WQXI STUDIOS (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Nick Bockwinkel defeated Bob Armstrong > Les Wolff & El Mongol defeated the Assassins by disqualification > Buddy Colt defeated Tim Geohagen / Notes: This was taped for the ?Atlanta TV Wrestling? television program hosted by Ed Capral. Homer O?Dell managed Buddy Colt. It was announced that Paul Jones was contemplating vacating the Georgia Heavyweight Title, as champion Doug Gilbert was injured and was out of action indefinitely.

FEBRUARY 21, 1975 (FRIDAY) ? ATLANTA, GA ? ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Steve Keirn and Ron Garvin wrestled to a draw > Jerry Lawler defeated Ricky Gibson > Don Muraco & Jerry Brisco defeated Roger Kirby & Bob Orton, Jr. > Bill Watts defeated Abdullah the Butcher by disqualification > Abdullah the Butcher defeated Rocky Johnson > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Jack Brisco* defeated Assassin #2 / Notes: Jerry Brisco substituted for Robert Fuller to team with Don Muraco in the match with Roger Kirby & Bob Orton, Jr. Abdullah the Butcher substituted for Buddy Colt in the match with Bill Watts, in what was originally supposed to be a defense of the North American Heavyweight Title by Watts. Colt was injured the night before this card in the plane crash that killed Bobby Shane and also injured Gary Hart and Mike McCord. Jimmy Garvin managed Ron Garvin. Assassin #2 was initially declared the winner in the match with Jack Brisco, but the decision was reversed when the referee discovered a weapon in his mask after the fact. Rock Hunter managed Assassin #2. Bearcat Wright managed Abdullah the Butcher.

FEBRUARY 21, 1977 (MONDAY) ? AUGUSTA, GA ? WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don Kernodle defeated Scott Irwin > Bob Backlund and Raymond Rougeau wrestled to a draw > Black Atlas defeated Charlie Fulton > Mr. Wrestling #1 defeated Brute Bernard > Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ole Anderson > Abdullah the Butcher versus the Mongolian Stomper ended in a double disqualification

FEBRUARY 21, 1978 (TUESDAY) ? MACON, GA ? MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pierre Lefebvre defeated Jim Dalton > Jacques Goulet defeated Raymond Rougeau > Tony Atlas defeated the Bounty Hunter > Bob Armstrong & Tommy Rich defeated Rock Hunter & Abdullah the Butcher > Tony Atlas & Andre the Giant defeated Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen / Notes: Tony Atlas substituted for Dick Slater to team with Andre the Giant in the match with Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen.

FEBRUARY 21, 1980 (THURSDAY) ? ROME, GA ? ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben ? Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Charlie Fulton versus Toru Tanaka > Ray Candy versus Baron Von Raschke > Ivan Koloff & Alexis Smirnoff versus Steve Travis & Kevin Sullivan > Tony Atlas versus Abdullah the Butcher > Killer Khan versus Mr. Wrestling #2 / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. The Great Mephisto managed Killer Khan and Abdullah the Butcher. Rock Hunter managed Ivan Koloff and Alexis Smirnoff.

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