On Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 4:46 PM EST
GEORGIA WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 06/23/2008
World Wrestling Entertainment’s RAW crew will be at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX, tonight. WWE results from the Amarillo Civic Center in Amarillo, TX, on June 22: Jeff Hardy over Snitsky; Paul Burchill over Jim Duggan; Mr. Kennedy over Charlie Haas; Lance Cade over Trevor Murdoch; Ted DiBiase, Jr., over Super Crazy; Cody Rhodes & Hardcore Holly over Brian Kendrick & Paul London; Melina over Beth Phoenix; Chris Jericho over Shawn Michaels; and Triple H over John Cena and Umaga in a three-way match. WWE results from the Pit in Albuquerque, NM, on June 21: Jeff Hardy over Snitsky; Paul Burchill over Jim Duggan; Mr. Kennedy over Charlie Haas; Lance Cade over Trevor Murdoch; Ted DiBiase, Jr., over Super Crazy; Cody Rhodes & Hardcore Holly over Brian Kendrick & Paul London to retain the WWE Tag Team Title; Beth Phoenix over Melina; Chris Jericho over Shawn Michaels; and Triple H over John Cena and Umaga in a three-way match. (Rich Tate)
Total Nonstop Action will be taping for iMPACT! at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL, tonight. Admission for tapings is free. Call (407) 224-6000 for more info. TNA results from the Cincinnati Gardens in Cincinnati, OH, on June 22: Consequences Creed over Johnny Devine; Traci Brooks & Roxxi Laveaux over the Beautiful People; Eric Young over Kip James; Kaz & Abyss over Scott Steiner & Petey Williams; Curry Man over Robert Roode, with help from Al Snow, who appeared in the ring after the lights went down; and Samoa Joe over A.J. Styles to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Title. (Rich Tate)
Tickets for the following Ring of Honor event goes on sale tomorrow: November 7 in Montreal, Quebec, CA, at the Centre Jean-Claude Malepart. (Rich Tate)
Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling results from the Activity Center in Bremen, GA, on June 22: Sal Rinauro over Chip Day; the Nightmare over Kyle Matthews; Frankie Valentine over Rob Adonis; Bull Buchanan over Brian Alexander; David Young over Chase Stevens; and Bulldog Raines over Josh Stone. Per a stipulation in the main event, Stone must wok in the concession stand serving hot dogs at the next event. It was reported that attendance was 150, and referees were Jeff McGowan and Ricky Spears. SECW will be back at the Activity Center in Bremen on July 6. Advertised: Stone versus Raines, whereas the loser must eat dog food (it should be noted that Stone will be doing double duty, as a loss to Raines at the last event means he will be working in the concession stand serving hot dogs); and Valentine versus the Nightmare. This will be a card celebrating the one-year anniversary of SECW. (Rich Tate)
Prime Time Pro Wrestling results from June 21 in Manchester, GA, at the Community Center: J.J. Flash & El Loco, Jr., beat Southside Trash. As a result of the loss, Southside Trash will wrestle in diapers, bonnets, and bibs when PTPW returns to Manchester on June 28, Deathrow defeated Jena. Brandy Scotch Baker defeated Luchia. Colt Derringer defeated Dustin Powers. Mr. Hughes defeated Big Rod Simmons. Chick Donovan defeated Chris Stevens with some outside help from Mr. Hughes. (Larry Goodman)
I Believe in Wrestling was in Orlando, FL, on June 21. T.J. Mack defeated Demon Toro. Raymond Snow got the victory over Nick Holler. Austin Amadeus defeated Jaison Moore. The Lifeguards defeated The Vandalz. The Heartbreak Express over The Dynamic Duo. Jon Davis became the new AWA Florida heavyweight champion as he defeated Mister Saint Laurent. Kirby Mack defeated Chasyn Rance to retain the AWA World Light Heavyweight championship. (Brian Slack)
On June 21, Global Championship Wrestling was in Palmerdale, AL, at the Community Center. Joey Lightning defeated The Russian Assassin. "So Fine" Frankie Valentine defeated The INHuman Fly. Orion Bishop over Kodiak. Soul Crusher defeated Scum Kritter. Mudbone defeated Jeff Jameson. The Artist Formerly Known as Enigma over Body Drop. In a GCW championship match, Jesse Pain retained against Theodore Tutwiler III. In a match originally scheduled to be a tag match, but because of Young's tardiness, was a handicap match, Maddog Sawyer and Genni Right defeated Veronica Fairchild by DQ when Young arrived and interfered in the match. "The Natural" Chase Stevens and "Picture Perfect" Adam Armor got the victory over "Wild Thing" Will Owens and "The Memory Maker" Cecil Pleazing. (Brian Slack)
Florida Championship Wrestling will be at the Bourbon Street Night Club in New Port Richey, FL, on June 24. Bell time is 8:30 PM. Admission is $7. Advertised: Jake Hager defends the FCW Heavyweight Title against Shawn Spears; Heath Miller versus Afa; Sinn Bowdee & Black Pain, with Bryan Kelly, versus Colt Cabana & Kafu, with Daisy; Brianna Bella versus Roucka, with Nicole Bella barred from ringside; Evan Bourne & T.J. Wilson versus Jay Bradley & Sheamus O’Shaunessy; Eddie Colon versus Stu Sanders; Greg Jackson & Lupe Martinez versus Brad Allen & Nic Nemeth, with Tiffany; and Drew McIntyre versus Eric Perez. (Rich Tate)
SCWA presents a “Lucha Libre Extravaganza” on June 29 at the Athens (GA) Arena featuring Mexican stars Eragon, El Continino, Hero Tiger, Black Panther, El Paya, Coco Azul, along with Alex Silvia vs. Micah Taylor, Rob Russo vs. Leatherface, and Nigel Sherrod vs. Tracy Taylor. There will be an autograph signing at 5 PM. Bell time is 6 PM. (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.
Click here for Larry Goodman’s report from the June 21 NWA Anarchy event in Cornelia, GA. (Rich Tate)
Bob Magee’s column, As I See It, has been updated. Click here for the latest entry. (Rich Tate)
Today in Memoriam: Luke Graham (66, 2006), Boogie Woogie Brown (54, 2007), and Daniel Benoit (7, 2007).
JUNE 23, 1933 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – CASCADE ARENA (L.H. Brumbelow – Promoter) > A.K. Bell defeated Andy Hudson / Notes: There were also three boxing matches, but no details were provided following the card.
JUNE 23, 1933 (FRIDAY) – AVONDALE, GA – AVONDALE ARENA (Wesley Brownlee – Promoter) > Bill Crussell versus Dink Almand > Sam Rivers versus Smitty Anderson > Tarzan Jordan defeated Jack McAdams / Notes: Aside from the match between Tarzan Jordan and Jack McAdams, no documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found. There was also a boxing match, but no details were provided following the card.
JUNE 23, 1937 (WEDNESDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – PONCE de LEON BALL PARK (Frank Speer – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Juan Humberto defeated Pete Nenoff at 11:00 > Juan Humberto and Roland Kirchmeyer wrestled to a draw at 60:00 > Dan O’Connor defeated Cowboy Luttrall (2-0)
JUNE 23, 1937 (WEDNESDAY) – AVONDALE, GA – AVONDALE ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby – Promoters) > Bob Anderson versus Joe Ferona > Don Rainey versus Jack Bloomfield > Petro Rossi versus Baron Von Hoffman / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
JUNE 23, 1944 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Al Massey defeated Babe Zaharias > Dick Lever defeated Jack Wentworth by countout > Duke Kapalani defeated Ben Bennicasa by disqualification > Tarzan Jordan defeated Ben Bennicasa by disqualification
JUNE 23, 1950 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Red McIntyre versus Red Roberts > Jim Coffield versus Buddy Knox > Angelo Cistoldi versus Bibber McCoy > Women’s Match: Helen Hild versus Therese Theis > Tarzan White versus Babe Zaharias / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. The program for this card still shows the same office staff credits for Atlanta as previously mentioned: Bill Hartman (Ticket Sales), Ray McCay (Ring Announcer), Simon Davis (Timekeeper), and Southern Detectives, Inc., (Doormen). McCay is now apparently creating the column that was once attributed to Betty Anne Wood. It was announced that Eddie Gossett would debut and NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz would defend his title in Atlanta on July 7, 1950, and that Art Nelson would debut on the card on June 30, 1950.
JUNE 23, 1952 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ike Eakins defeated Mike Clancy > Art Nelson defeated Angelo Martinelli > Carlos Rodriguez defeated Abe Coleman > Eddie Gossett defeated Danny Dusek by disqualification
JUNE 23, 1958 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – ARMORY HALL (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Kurt Von Brawner versus Bibber McCoy > Jack Pesek versus Jack Dillon > Ronnie Etchison versus Freddie Blassie / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
JUNE 23, 1961 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tommy Bell and Johnny Reid wrestled to a draw at 15:00 > El Raton defeated Doug Kinslow at 12:00 > Tommy Bell, El Raton & Gypsy Joe defeated Doug Kinslow, Johnny Reid & Guy Mitchell > Marco Polo defeated Jack Dillon > Lights Out Match: Ray Gunkel defeated Jerry Graham / Notes: The Fabulous Moolah had been scheduled for this card, but was not mentioned in the reports following the card.
JUNE 23, 1964 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Greg Peterson and Red Steiner wrestled to a draw > Midget Tag Team Match: Lord Littlebrook & Chief Little Hawk defeated Fritz Hess & Beau Brummell > The Destroyer defeated Joe Scarpa
JUNE 23, 1967 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tim Geohagen & Mr. Kleen defeated Jerry Graham & Jack Vansky > Jack Bence and Corsica Jean wrestled to a draw > Alex Perez & Louie Tillet defeated Ray Gunkel & Ricky Hunter > Buddy Fuller defeated Jack Daniels by disqualification > Mr. Wrestling defeated El Mongol > Southern Tag Team Title Match: Stan & Butcher Vachon defeated Enrique & Ramon Torres* to win title / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol. Charlie Harben was credited as being a referee on this card. Enrique & Ramon Torres had been the reigning Southern Tag Team Champions since they defeated Lars & Gene Anderson on May 12, 1967, in Atlanta. There is a reference within the program for this card that the director for “Live Atlanta Wrestling” was Sonny Butts. It was announced that Bob Nandor would be wrestling on the card on June 30, 1967, and that Tarzan Tyler would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.
JUNE 23, 1970 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Leon Ogle defeated Cisco Grimaldo > Women’s Match: Donna Christianello defeated Paula Kaye > Karl Von Stroheim and Doug Gilbert wrestled to a draw > Ron & Robert Fuller defeated Chati Yokuchi & Fuji > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Nick Bockwinkel* defeated Joe Scarpa / Notes: Nick Bockwinkel had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Assassin #1 on April 17, 1970. Homer O’Dell managed Karl Von Stroheim.
JUNE 23, 1972 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Battle Royal: Argentina Apollo defeated Ox Baker, El Mongol, Mr. X, Assassin #1, Assassin #2, Buddy Colt, Dick Steinborn, Billy Spears, Roberto Soto, Little John, Jerry Oates, Bob Armstrong, George Grant, Bepo Mongol, Karl Von Stroheim, the Avenger, Dick Shannon, and Rocket Monroe > The Avenger defeated Rocket Monroe > Bob Armstrong defeated Buddy Colt > Dick Steinborn defeated Billy Spears > El Mongol defeated Dick Shannon > George Grant defeated Assassin #1 > Roberto Soto defeated Jerry Oates > Bepo Mongol defeated Karl Von Stroheim > Ox Baker defeated Little John > Argentina Apollo defeated Assassin #2 / Notes: The battle royal was to determine the matches for the card. It was reported that the purse for the battle royal was $2,500. Billy Spears managed Buddy Colt. Eddie Smith was credited as being a referee for this card. Argentina Apollo participated in an autograph session for fans.
JUNE 23, 1973 (SATURDAY) – “ALL-SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING” (Ann Gunkel – Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Tarzan Tyler defeated the Avenger > Mr. Kleen defeated John Black > Ray Candy & Randy Curtis defeated Jack Armstrong & Ox Baker by disqualification > The Golden Gladiator defeated Jesse James
JUNE 23, 1973 (SATURDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > The Super Infernos defeated Rick Ferrara & Roberto Soto > Tim Woods & Jack Brisco defeated Billy Spears & Winston by disqualification > Roy Lee Welch and Bob Orton, Jr., wrestled to a draw / Notes: This was taped for the “Georgia Championship Wrestling” television program hosted by Gordon Solie. J.C. Dykes managed the Super Infernos.
JUNE 23, 1973 (SATURDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – RICHMOND ACADEMY GYMNASIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tim Woods versus Bobby Shane > Jack Brisco versus Bobby Duncum / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
JUNE 23, 1973 (SATURDAY) – COVINGTON, GA – FAIRGROUNDS BUILDING (Ann Gunkel – Promoter / All-South Wrestling Alliance) > Bill Bowman versus Jesse James > Krusher Karlson versus Mr. Kleen > Oki Shikina versus the Avenger > Jack Armstrong, Rock Hunter & Assassin #2 versus Ray Candy, Koa Tiki & El Mongol / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Mr. X managed Bill Bowman. Rock Hunter managed Assassin #2.
JUNE 23, 1974 (SUNDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Stallings versus Mr. X > Ron, Jimmy, & Terry Garvin versus Dennis Stamp, Don Kernodle & Louie Tillet > Art Nelson versus Gene Yates > Georgia Heavyweight Title Texas Death Match: Mr. Wrestling #2* versus Buddy Colt / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. A women’s battle royal for a reported purse of $2,000 was scheduled, but no details were reported following the card. Jimmy Garvin managed Ron & Terry Garvin.
JUNE 23, 1978 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – OMNI COLISEUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Rick McGraw defeated Len Denton > Rick Martel & Pez Whatley defeated Hartford Love & the French Angel > Handicap Match: King Kong Mosca defeated Bill Irwin & Klondike Bill > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated the Assassin > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Tony Atlas & Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ole Anderson & Ivan Koloff* by disqualification > Dusty Rhodes defeated Ernie Ladd > Stan Hansen & Dick Slater defeated Ric Flair & Abdullah the Butcher / Notes: Rock Hunter managed Ric Flair and Abdullah the Butcher. Tommy Rich and the Sheik were also advertised.
JUNE 23, 1979 (SATURDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tape: Tommy Rich versus Kurt Von Hess > Blackjack Lanza & the Masked Superstar defeated Jerry Roberts & Ben Alexander > Stan Hansen & Ray Candy defeated Bill Howard & Carl Fergie > Killer Karl Kox defeated Chick Donovan > Curtis Brazil & Genichiro Tenryu defeated Ole Anderson & Ivan Koloff by disqualification > Bob Armstrong versus Jerry Stubbs / Notes: This was taped for the “Georgia Championship Wrestling” television program hosted by Gordon Solie. The program went off the air before the match between Bob Armstrong and Jerry Stubbs concluded. Bobby Heenan managed Blackjack Lanza, Killer Karl Kox and the Masked Superstar.
JUNE 23, 1980 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Terry Taylor defeated Dutch Mantell > Dennis Condrey defeated Mike Davis > Mark Lewin defeated Bill White > Austin Idol & Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated the Assassins > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Harley Race* versus Tommy Rich ended in a double disqualification / Notes: The Great Mephisto managed Mark Lewin.
JUNE 23, 1982 (WEDNESDAY) – PORT HURON, MI (Les Thatcher – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated the Masked Superstar > Tommy Rich defeated Buzz Sawyer > Don Muraco defeated Bob Armstrong > Michael Hayes & Leroy Brown defeated the Wild Samoans by disqualification / Notes: Sonny King managed the Wild Samoans. Roddy Piper managed Don Muraco.
JUNE 23, 1984 (SATURDAY) – SALISBURY, MD (Les Thatcher – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tim Horner defeated Steve Travis > Jake Roberts defeated Sweet Brown Sugar > Nikolai Volkoff defeated Ole Anderson > Ron Garvin & the Masked Superstar versus the Road Warriors ended in a double disqualification > Brad Armstrong defeated the Spoiler / Notes: Paul Ellering managed Jake Roberts, the Spoiler, and the Road Warriors.
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This Saturday, NWA Upstate debuts at the Main Street Armory and this one has shaped up to be another can’t miss show! Here’s a look at what you will see at “Continuing the Tradition”.
Triple Threat Action
Cheech vs. Rip Impact vs. Platinum w/Starrider
NWA Upstate Tag Team Champions Rhythm & Booze w/"The Montgomery Madman" Sweet Lou and Col. Johnny Kayfabe will be in action!
Tag Team Grudge Match
The McCloud Brothers vs. CloudLee (Cloudy & "The Right Stuff" Brodie Lee)
Former NWA Upstate owner, Hellcat will address the crowd and we will also get a few words from the new owner, Chip Stetson – who will be announcing the 5th member of Team NWA Upstate for the steel cage wargames main event! "The Exceptional Icon" Eric Everlast has been PULLED from the Wargames match on June 28th. A new 5th member of Team NWA Upstate will announced at the show on June 28th.
2CW vs. NWA UPSTATE
2CW’s Killer Steves have issued an open challenge to any team in Upstate!
"Fabulous" John McChesney makes his return to NWA Upstate to face the man who put him out of action a few months ago, “The Havana Pitbull” Ricky Reyes!
Another man seeking revenge, Jimmy Olsen, will get his chance when he faces the biggest man on the roster and the person who cost him the NWA Upstate Championship, Big Cat Lemmer!
Speaking of the NWA Upstate Title, it will be on the line when the Champion, Danny Doring defends against TNA Star ERIC YOUNG!
And of course your main event…
2CW vs. NWA UPSTATE
STEEL CAGE WARGAMES
Dizzie, Zaquary Springate III, Jason Axe, Isys Ephex and J.D. Love
TEAM NWA Upstate
No Limits Champion - Gabe Saint, Pepper Parks, Dunn & Marcos, & ???
All this and more, when NWA Upstate debuts this Saturday at the Main Street Armory!
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Results from NWA Empire's Buffalo Beatdown 2 at the St. Johnsburg Fire Hall in North Tonawanda, New York 6/21:
Attendance: 350+ (full house)
Ron Falco defeated "The Right Stuff" Brodie Lee
Before the match, Brodie snuck in the back way and laid out Mandi Stroyer with a package piledriver while Ron was waiting for him to come out the normal entrance.
Col. Dewey Kayfabe defeated Frank The Tank
"Amazing" Kevin Grace defeated "The Bull of Black Mountain" Gabe Saint
Match featured a bit of a dance off between the two.
'The Exceptional Icon" Eric Everlast defeated Super Assassin
Mastiff and Big Cat Lemmer defeated Pepper Parks and Jimmy Olsen
Big Cat was injured during the match and was taken to a local medical facility for treatment (legit)
Ring Crew Express defeated The McCloud Brothers and Dos Blanco Chicos to capture the NWA Empire Tag Team championships
"Glamorous" Glenn Dillon beat Mike Magee in a bloody hardcore match
Ice/Chris Cooper/ Troy Buchanan defeated Johnny Adams/ Zac Atticus/ Tommy Mandrake
Title vs Career
NWA Empire Heavyweight Champion Jonny Puma retains over Blackjack Jason Phoenix
Phoenix is forced to retire as per stipulations made earlier that night
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*FLORIDA HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP*
9. Shawn Spears (Challenger) VS. Jake Hager (Champion)
*SPECIAL CHALLENGE MATCH*
8. Afa VS. ‘Handsome’ Heath Miller
7. *HANDSOME HEATHS HAPPY HOUR*
6. Sinn Bowdee & Black Pain w/ Bryan Kelly VS. Colt ‘Boom Boom’ Cabana & Kafu w/ Daisy
*DIVA CHALLENGE MATCH*
5. Roucka VS. Brianna Bella *NICOLE BELLA BANNED FROM RINGSIDE!*
4. Jay Bradley & Sheamus O’Shaunessy VS. TJ Wilson & Evan Bourne
3. Stu Sanders VS. Eddie Colon
2. ‘Natural’ Nic Nemeth & Campus Legend Brad Allen w/ Tiffany VS. Lupe Martinez & Greg Jackson
1. Drew McIntyre VS. Eric Perez
*CARD SUBJECT TO CHANGE*
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