On Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 2:29 PM EST
SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 08/10/2008
NEWS and NOTES
World Wrestling Entertainment’s RAW crew will be at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, MD, tonight. The SmackDown/ECW crew will be at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, NY.
WWE results from the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE, on August 9: Kane over Matt Striker; D-Lo Brown over Snitsky; Johnny Curtis over Charlie Haas; William Regal over Jamie Noble; Kofi Kingston over Santino Marella to retain the WWE Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title; Mickie James over Katie Lea to retain the WWE Women’s Title; John Cena & Cryme Tyme over Chris Jericho, Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase, Jr.; and CM Punk over JBL to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Title.
WWE results from the War Memorial in Syracuse, NY, on August 9: Evan Bourne over Kenny Dykstra; Ron Killings over Brian Kendrick; Jeff Hardy over WWE US Heavyweight Champion Shelton Benjamin by disqualification in a title match; Michelle McCool over Victoria; Finlay over Mike Knox; Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder over Jesse & Festus in a lumberjack match; Mark Henry over Matt Hardy; and Big Show over Edge.
Total Nonstop Action’s Hard Justice PPV will be at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, NJ, tonight. Advertised: Samoa Joe defends the TNA World Heavyweight Title against Booker T in a “Six Sides of Steel” weapons” match; Kurt Angle versus A.J. Styles in last man standing match; Christian Cage & Rhino versus Team 3D in a New Jersey Street Fight; Jay Lethal versus Sonjay Dutt in a “Black Tie Brawl & Chain” match; the Latin American Xchange defends the TNA World Tag Team Title against Beer Money, Inc.; Gail Kim, Taylor Wilde & ODB versus Awesome Kong & the Beautiful People; Petey Williams defends the TNA X Division Title against Consequences Creed; and live performances by Ice-T, Grandmaster Caz, and Filthee. Although Sting is not on the card, he is scheduled to be at the event.
Ring Warriors Elite will present “Flash Point” at Club Industry in Walterboro, SC, tonight. Bell time 6:00 PM. Admission is free to the public. Advertised: Matt Crosby battles L-Train for the RWE World Championship #1 contender spot. In a RWE Southeastern Championship rematch Ben Bryant challenges champion Jeremy Cruz. Zion, Ryan Rain, Brett Taylor & Hexxon compete in a fatal four-way match to decide the #1 contender for the new RWE Mystery Championship. Darkness & “The New Release” Ethan Case go against RWE Tag Champions Dustin Michaels & Vincent Chambers in a non-title bout. “The Monster” Muzzle takes on Sgt. Solitude. David Coleman goes against Jeremy Bonebrake. For more information call 803-909-1997 or 803-599-2111.
GWH wishes a happy birthday to Fred Ottman (52, 2006).
Today in Memoriam: Adam Marks (21, 2006).
We have been reporting at GWH on the updated of Killer Kowalski, who suffered a heart attack and Friday and was not expected to make it through the night. However, he did, and we have been reporting updates on his status since shortly after distributing yesterday’s report, so we would be remiss if we didn’t add the good news of how he did and seemed to improve on Saturday within today’s report. He was taken off life support yesterday, and it is reported he was non-responsive at first, leading some websites to prematurely report his death, though word last night is he was making a comeback. We at GWH are pulling for the Kowalski family and friends.
We received word last week from Bobby Simmons that longtime Georgia referee Bill McMinn had been diagnosed with cancer. McMinn will undergo surgery on Wednesday. GWH asks that you keep Bill, as well as friends and family, in your thoughts and prayers.
Rich Tate from GWH will appear on August-based Mat Chat radio show this afternoon at 3:00 PM ET. Matt Crosby will also appear.
Click here for Larry Goodman’s report from the August 8 Prime Time Pro Wrestling event in Columbus, GA.
In a story posted today by the Charleston Post and Courier, Ric Flair says he is ready to stand on his own. Click here for the article.
In a video clip that is getting around on YouTube, fan Tako of Sickasso Cycles in Hollywood, FL, visits the home of Hulk Hogan, leaving him, among items such as Vaseline, Preparation H, and Chap Stick, a letter challenging him to a fight for charity to benefit the family of John Graziano, suggesting that will repair Hogan’s reputation “by doing the right thing”, as stated by Tako in a conversation with GWH’s Rich Tate. You can view the clip, where he chops up a mannequin dressed as Hogan, by clicking here. If you visit the Sickasso site, linked above, you can read the letter he left. Tako will appear on the August 13 edition of Peach State Pandemonium, along with our other scheduled guests, reigning NWA North American Heavyweight Champion Mike DiBiase, and Bobby Simmons, taking us for a ride in the Wayback Machine.
Flatline Championship Wrestling results from August 9 @ Patriots Park in Grovetown, GA. Draven defeated Kevin Kerghan. Nick Kismet defeated The Common Man and Hans Baumgartner to gain #1 contender spot for the FCW Rage Division Championship. Sgt. Solitude defeated Big Game James. The Live Organ loses match and hair in a Mask vs. Hair match against Stud McCoy. Chris Mayne defeated Brian Baldwin to retain the FCW Rage Division Championship. Johnny Blaze & Hallowicked defeat V.I.P., Brandon Paradise & Cali Casanova, to win the FCW Tag Team Belts. Sixx and BMF Champion Matt Crosby battle to a no contest decision, Crosby retains the title. Devon Wright defeated Ethan Case to retain the FCW Heavyweight Championship.
I Believe in Wrestling results on August 9 from Orlando, FL: Nooie Lee def. Austin Amadeus (10:13) with the Code Red, The Heartbreak Express def. Nick Holler & Drew Vaughn (9:42) after Sean Davis pinned Vaughen with an Earthquake Splash, Jaison Moore def. Demon Toro (6:56) with the Kryptonite Krunch, Larry Zbyszko w/ Becky Bayless def. Tommy Vandal (7:23) to retain the AWA World Heavyweight Championship, Thomas Marr def. Gus Money (5:30) with the Fisherman Suplex, Team Vision def. Team Macktion (17:53) to retain the AWA World Tag Team Championship.
Gimmicks Only Grappling Underground Entertainment’s “2 Hot 2 Handle” results from August 9 at the Iron Horse in Apex, NC. Johnny Atlas defeated The Log Man, The Goat defeated Surfer Jay Odyssey, The Killer Krazy Klowns, (PoPo & LoLo) w/ HoHo defeated Anthony Sean Sharp & The Momma’s Boy. Otto Schwanz defeated Prince Kofi Jabba w/ Count Grog. Seymour Snott defeated The Trailer Park Model. Wallabee Joe w/ Crystal Clear defeated Sean Cruise w/ Count Grog. Exotic Alousius Street defeated Gouge Champion Leroye Greene by DQ. The next Gouge Wrestling show will be Friday August 22 at Vintage 21 in Raleigh, NC.
Peachstate Wrestling Alliance results from the August 8th show in Bremen, GA. Attendance was 176. Ace Rockwell defeats Shaun Tempers. El Mexicano defeats Sonny Siaki to become the #1 contender for the PWA cruiserweight title. In a Southern Cruiserweight championship match, "Action" Mike Jackson defeats The Ultimate Dragon by DQ. Because of the victory was by DQ, The Ultimate Dragon retains the Southern cruiserweight championship. Scotty Riggs defeats Johnny Swinger. "Primetime" Elix Skipper defeats Sal Rinauro by countout. As a result, Rinauro retained the PWA cruiserweight championship. The 10 man gauntlet battle royal for the King of the Ring trophy and a $5000 check was declared a no contests when Sal Rinauro, who didn't enter the ring on his turn, enters and eliminates both El Mexicano and Ace Rockwell. PWA has a show on Aug 23rd at The Rec Center in Bremen, GA. Consquences Creed vs. Truitt Fields. For the PWA King of the Ring trophy, Ace Rockwell vs. El Mexicano. For the Southern Cruiserweight championship, The Ultimate Dragon defends the belts against "Action" Mike Jackson in a Georgia Rules match. Mr Hughes vs. Rob Adonis.
United States Wrestling Organization results for 8.8.08 from Nashville, TN. Lee Cross beat Rob C, Bryan Casey beat Derrick Neal, Shane Smalls & Josh Crowe beat Petey Wright & Eric Ecstasy when Smalls pinned Ecstasy, USWO Jr. Champion Cousin Jason X beat Justin Spade, Andy Douglas vs. Tim Renesto (with Charming Charles) ended in a double countout when the two brawled outside the ring, USWO Tag Team Champions Quinton Quarisma & JC Crowe over Psycho Medic & White Tiger when Crowe pinned Tiger, USWO Champion Jeremian Plunkett defeated Gary Valiant (with Miss Boogie). Next Stadium Inn show is Saturday, August 16 due to Titans preseason games on August 9 and August 15.
Jason Norton reports that at the August 8 Champions With Attitudes show at the Jamil Temple in Columbia, SC, it was announced that former WWE/WCW wrestling legend Ric Flair would be making an appearance at the October 3rd CWA event also to be held at the Jamil Temple. Fans can purchase a special Ric Flair V.I.P. pass for $75 which includes an autographed pictured, a Polaroid photo opportunity, and 6:00 PM early entry with ringside seats. VI.P. pass holders will also be able to bring an additional item to be signed.
Ring of Honor has announced the full card to take place at Gray’s Armory in Cleveland, OH, on August 15. Advertised: Nigel McGuinness defends the ROH World Heavyweight Title against El Generico; Austin Aries versus Tyler Black in a grudge match; Erick Stevens defends the FIP Heavyweight Title against Claudio Castagnoli; another grudge match, this one featuring Brent Albright & Roderick Strong versus Chris Hero & Go Shiozaki; and Bryan Danielson versus Kenny King. Also advertised are Larry Sweeney, Jimmy Jacobs, Adam Pearce, and Jay Briscoe.
ROH has also announced the full card to take place at the Frontier Fieldhouse in Chicago Ridge, IL, on August 16. Advertised: Nigel McGuinness & Claudio Castagnoli versus Bryan Danielson & Austin Aries; a no disqualification match featuring Jimmy Jacobs versus the Necro Butcher; Erick Stevens defends the FIP Heavyweight Title against Chris Hero; Roderick Strong versus a mystery opponent; Tyler Black versus El Generico; and Kevin Steen versus Kenny King.
The next Global Championship Wrestling event will be on August 16th at the Palmerdale Community Center in Palmerdale, AL. Seven matches have been signed for this event. Bell time is 7:30. Also on the August 23rd show in Pell City, AL at the Cepa Center there will be a benefit show for Pell City officer Greg Surles. The special guest will be former NWA, WCW and WWF World champion, "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair.
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.
AUGUST 10, 1930 (SUNDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – SPILLER FIELD (Henry Weber – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Milo Steinborn defeated John Spellman at 52:30 > Paul Harper defeated Charley Fox (2-0)
AUGUST 10, 1933 (THURSDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – MORELAND ARENA (Red Terry – Promoter) > Eddie Wagner versus Sammy Miller > Tony Ricco versus Jim Zbyszko > George Romanoff versus John Mauldin / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
AUGUST 10, 1933 (THURSDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – NORTHWEST ARENA (Northwest Atlanta Baseball Club – Promoters) > Pat O’Brien versus John Lewis > Foy Rivers versus Red Dugan > Dave Terrell versus Bob Anderson / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
AUGUST 10, 1933 (THURSDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WEST VIEW ARENA (Promoter – Unknown) > Women’s Boxing Match: Mildred Duncan versus K.O. Chick > Ronnie McDuffie versus Son Almand / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
AUGUST 10, 1934 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – KEY ARENA (Jason Thompson and Cleve Roby – Promoters) > Billy Lolas defeated Whitey Patterson by disqualification > Tiger Moore and Chippewa Charlie wrestled to a draw > George Romanoff defeated Bill Crussell (2-1) / Notes: It was reported that 4,000 were in attendance for this card. It was reported that Governor Eugene Talmadge was in attendance. Jay Jarvis was credited as being a referee for this card.
AUGUST 10, 1934 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – RIVERSIDE ARENA (Frank Bettis – Promoter) > Al Stecher versus Harry Nixon > Fred Lassiter versus Eddie Elzea > Georgia Lightweight Title Match: Smitty Anderson* versus Lloyd Brown / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Smitty Anderson had been billed as Georgia Lightweight Champion since July 27, 1934.
AUGUST 10, 1938 (WEDNESDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WARREN ARENA (L.C. Warren – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Joe Cox defeated Frank Sexton > Babe Zaharias versus Tiny Ruff ruled a no contest > Rudy Strongberg defeated Marshall Blackstock by disqualification
AUGUST 10, 1939 (THURSDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WARREN ATHLETIC FIELD (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby – Promoters) > Jim Spanos versus Tsutoo Higami > Southern Light Heavyweight Title Match: Jack McAdams* versus Mike Cassidy > Sid Marcus versus the Skull (2) / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. As a result of a reported National Wrestling Association ruling, both Jack McAdams and Honey Boy Hackney were claiming to be the Southern Light Heavyweight Champion.
AUGUST 10, 1939 (THURSDAY) – AVONDALE, GA – AVONDALE ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby – Promoters) > Southern Light Heavyweight Title Match: the Skull (1) defeated Honey Boy Hackney* to win title / Notes: As a result of a reported National Wrestling Association ruling, both Jack McAdams and Honey Boy Hackney were claiming to be the Southern Light Heavyweight Champion.
AUGUST 10, 1945 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bruce White defeated Jack Purdin > John Mauldin and Jack Dillon wrestled to a draw > Dan O’Connor defeated Dick Shikat by disqualification > Nick Carter defeated Dick Lever > Barto Hill defeated Jack Hader / Notes: This was the professional debut of Bruce White, a local police officer.
AUGUST 10, 1948 (TUESDAY) – EAST POINT, GA – EAST POINT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Chico Cortez versus Bill Steddum > Johnny Clifford versus Red Dugan > Joe Corbett versus Bill Collins / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
AUGUST 10, 1950 (THURSDAY) – DECATUR, GA – DECATUR HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Joe Harben defeated Bob Crutchfield > Jack Bloomfield defeated Pat Murphy > Benny Becker & Pat O’Hara defeated Danny Dusek & Karl Kowalski
AUGUST 10, 1951 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ben Morgan versus Maurice Roberre > Al Massey & Farmer Jones versus Tom Mahoney & Finis Hall > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Art Nelson defeated Don McIntyre* to win title / Notes: Aside from the match between Art Nelson and Don McIntyre, no documented results for the remaining matches on this card have been found. McIntyre had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Nelson on August 3, 1951, in Atlanta.
AUGUST 10, 1953 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Danny Dusek and Gorgeous Gilpin wrestled to a draw > Tarzan Hewitt defeated Red McIntyre > Wild Man Zimm defeated Jackie Fargo > Buddy Rogers defeated Johnny Valentine (2-1)
AUGUST 10, 1956 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Eddie Gossett and Jack Bence wrestled to a draw > Red McIntyre defeated Art Nelson by disqualification > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Freddie Blassie* defeated Rocky Columbo > Argentina Rocca defeated the Zebra Kid by disqualification / Notes: Freddie Blassie had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Red McIntyre on November 25, 1955, in Atlanta. Although not mentioned, Kola Kwariani was likely in attendance, as he was charged with traveling with Argentina Rocca as a troubleshooter for him.
AUGUST 10, 1959 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – ARMORY HALL (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Shipp versus Charley Laye > Adrien Baillargeon versus Gypsy Joe > Adrien Baillargeon & Charley Laye versus Bob Shipp & Gypsy Joe / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
AUGUST 10, 1960 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > George Drake and Nicoli Volkoff wrestled to a draw > Boris & Nicoli Volkoff defeated George Drake & Bill Strozier > Bill Dromo defeated the Mighty Yankee by disqualification
AUGUST 10, 1962 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Johnny Walker defeated Red Roberts > Chief Little Eagle & Chief Crazy Horse defeated Gene Murphy & Pedro Godoy > Ray Gunkel defeated the Russian Crusher > Lumberjack Match: Freddie Blassie defeated Mr. Moto
AUGUST 10, 1964 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Steve Manderson – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Greg Peterson defeated Krusher Karlson by disqualification > Frankie Cain defeated Chico Cortez > Joe Scarpa defeated George Harris
AUGUST 10, 1965 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Boyer defeated the Mongolian > Bad Boy Hines defeated Pepe Gomez > Nick Kozak defeated Dutch Savage > Wildman Phillips defeated Mario Galento by disqualification
AUGUST 10, 1968 (SATURDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WQXI STUDIOS (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ramon Torres and Tarzan Tyler wrestled to a draw > Dick Steinborn defeated Guillotine Gordon > The Professional defeated the Reptile / Notes: This was for the “Live Atlanta Wrestling” television program hosted by Ed Capral. Jack Crawford managed Tarzan Tyler.
AUGUST 10, 1968 (SATURDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Dromo & Butcher Vachon defeated the Rising Suns > The Professional defeated Bobby Whitlock / Notes: This was for the locally televised “Columbus Championship Wrestling”, though it is not known who was hosting the program, whether it was taped or broadcast live, nor is it clear as to which station the program was aired at the time.
AUGUST 10, 1971 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Oates defeated Ken Russell by disqualification > Derrell Cochran, Jerry Oates & Roberto Soto defeated Ken Russell, Cisco Grimaldo & Guillotine Gordon by disqualification > Bill Dromo & Bob Armstrong defeated Rocket & Flash Monroe > Dick Steinborn defeated Buddy Colt by disqualification / Notes: During the match between Derrell Cochran, Jerry Oates & Roberto Soto and Ken Russell, Cisco Grimaldo & Guillotine Gordon, Russell and Gordon began fighting amongst themselves in their corner. Homer O’Dell managed Buddy Colt. Charlie Smith was credited as being a referee for this card.
AUGUST 10, 1973 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Taro Kobayoshi & Akai Yoshihara defeated Rick Ferrara & Bearcat Brown > Jim Wilson defeated the Demon > Women’s Match: Vicky Williams defeated Donna Christianello > The Super Infernos defeated Jerry Oates & Tom Jones > Bobby Duncum & Stan Vachon defeated Bob Armstrong & Ricky Gibson > Dory Funk, Jr., defeated Mr. Wrestling #2 > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Jack Brisco* defeated Harley Race by disqualification / Notes: J.C. Dykes managed the Super Infernos.
AUGUST 10, 1974 (SATURDAY) – GRIFFIN, GA – GRIFFIN-BARNESVILLE SPORTS PALACE (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Oates defeated Big Mac > Hurricane Hester defeated El Gaucho > Dennis Stamp defeated Doug Somers > Prince Pullins defeated Sonny Rogers > Midget Match: Little Tokyo defeated Little Bobo > Ole & Gene Anderson defeated Edouard Carpentier & Yvon Roberts, Jr. > The Professional defeated Super A
AUGUST 10, 1974 (SATURDAY) – MARIETTA, GA – SOUTHERN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE GYMNASIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Dromo versus King Pago Pago > Midget Match: Little Louie versus the Haiti Kid > Ron & Terry Garvin versus Steve Keirn & Bob Orton, Jr. > Jimmy Garvin versus Roberto Soto > Roger Kirby & Buddy Colt versus Mr. Wrestling #1 & #2 / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Jimmy Garvin managed Ron & Terry Garvin. Roberto Soto had to pin Jimmy Garvin in their match to be declared the winner.
AUGUST 10, 1976 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tony Charles defeated Bill Howard > Les Thornton defeated Randy Alls > Jan Nelson defeated Les Thornton > Roberto Soto defeated Abdullah the Butcher by disqualification > Jimmy & Johnny Valiant defeated Ken Mantell & Ted Oates > Pak Song defeated the Spoiler / Notes: Les Thornton substituted for Stan Stasiak in the match with Jan Nelson. Rock Hunter managed Pak Song.
AUGUST 10, 1977 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don Kernodle versus Ken Dillinger > Jacques Goulet versus Raul Mata > Gene Anderson versus Roberto Soto > Tony Atlas & Dino Bravo versus Ole Anderson & Pak Song > Dick Slater versus Mr. Wrestling #2 / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Rock Hunter managed Pak Song.
AUGUST 10, 1978 (THURSDAY) – ROME, GA – ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > King Kong Mosca versus Thunderbolt Patterson > Ole Anderson & Ivan Koloff versus Stan Hansen & Tommy Rich / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Rick Martel, Frenchy Martin, the Challenger, Roger Howell, Ken Dillinger, and Billy Starr were also advertised.
AUGUST 10, 1979 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mike Stallings defeated Jerry Roberts > Stan Hansen defeated Rocket Monroe > Bob Armstrong & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Bobby Heenan & the Masked Superstar > Tony Atlas defeated Blackjack Lanza > Bill Watts & Dusty Rhodes versus Ole Anderson & Ivan Koloff ruled a no contest / Notes: Bobby Heenan managed Blackjack Lanza and the Masked Superstar.
AUGUST 10, 1981 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > David Sierra defeated Rick Ferrara > Steve O defeated the French Angel > George Wells defeated Bryan St. John > Mike Sharpe defeated Bruce Reed > The Masked Superstar defeated Michael Hayes by disqualification > National Tag Team Title Match: Terry Gordy & Jimmy Snuka* defeated Tommy Rich & Ted DiBiase
AUGUST 10, 1982 (TUESDAY) – GRAND RAPIDS, MI (Les Thatcher – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Terry Gibbs defeated Chick Donovan > Brad Armstrong defeated the Masked Superstar by disqualification > Paul Orndorff defeated Don Muraco by disqualification > Dusty Rhodes & Tito Santana defeated Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen > Tommy Rich defeated Roddy Piper / Notes: Roddy Piper managed Don Muraco.
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 O’Sullivan.
Brad Dykens of OnlineWorldofWrestling.com sent this in:
One of the biggest events of the year in wrestling in New England happens this coming Saturday night, August 16th at the National Guard Armory, 1000 Hancock Street in Quincy, MA, as New England Championship Wrestling celebrates its 8th anniversary with BIRTHDAY BASH 8: LARGER THAN LIFE!
Main Event: Triple Threat Match for the NECW Triple Crown Championship "The Mohawked Enforcer" Max Bauer C vs. Big Rick Fuller vs. D.C. Dillinger
The main event may well be the biggest main event in company history as the three biggest men in NECW square off with the company's biggest prize on the line. NECW Triple Crown Champion, "The Mohawked Enforcer" Max Bauer battles both the man he defeated for the title, Big Rick Fuller and former champion, D.C. Dillinger. This will be an all out war between three giant-like competitors!
NECW Tag Team Championship: PRIDE C vs. "Rocket" Fred Curry, Jr. & a Mystery Partner
The new NECW Tag Team Champions, PRIDE (Dan Freitas & Brian Nunes) defend the titles in an unusual rematch against one half of the former champions, "The Rocket" Fred Curry, Jr. and a mystery partner. Curry, a third generation wrestler will be accompanied by his legendary father, former 60's & 70's star "Flying" Fred Curry. Everyone in NECW is wondering, could the elder Curry be coming out of retirement at BIRTHDAY BASH 8 to contend for the NECW Tag Team Championship?
NECW Television Championship: Handsome Johnny C with Sammi Lane vs. "The Real Deal" Brandon Locke
The NECW Television Championship will be on the line in a return grudge match. Champion, Handsome Johnny, with his sultry valet, Sammi Lane, puts the belt up against former champion, "The Real Deal" Brandon Locke. Last month, Locke and Johnny went to the time limit and two five minute overtimes before Johnny walked out, taking a countout loss. This time there will be an extended time limit as Locke tries to regain the coveted championship.
World Women's Wrestling Non-Title Feature Match: "The Portuguese Princess" Ariel C with Brendan Michael Thomas vs. Lexxus
In a World Women's Wrestling feature match, the current World Women's Wrestling Champion, "The Portuguese Princess" Ariel takes on former champion Lexxus in a non-title match with some unusual stipulations. If Ariel wins, Lexxus must win 10 straight WWW matches to get a shot at the title. If
Lexxus wins, she not only gets a title shot, but Ariel's agent, Brendan Michael Thomas will become her personal servant for 30 days!
Special Challenge Match: "Die Hard" Eddie Edwards vs. Jason Blade Also signed in a special challenge match, "Die Hard" Eddie Edwards makes his return to NECW after a successful tour of Europe to take on former PWF Heavyweight Champion, Jason Blade. There is no love lost between these two, who are among the most finely tunes athletes in NECW history. Look for a first class display of athletic prowess when the bell rings for this collision.
Special Challenge Match: "The Natural" Scott Osbourne vs. Makoto
In another special challenge match, "The Natural" Scott Osbourne, managed by Brian Cairo, arguably the hottest up and coming talent on the NECW roster, collides with the undefeated masked man from the Orient, Makoto. Both men have been on a hot streak in NECW, but only one will leave in a blaze in glory at BIRTHDAY BASH 8!
8 Man Survival Match: Team Nightmare vs. Richter, Matthews, Damon & Rumble
Also at BIRTHDAY BASH 8, a special 8 man survival match, as all four members of Team Nightmare (Evan Siks, Nick Steel, Lil' Nicky Amaral and Frankie Vain) battle former NECW Television Champion, "The Talent" T.J. Richter, the self-proclaimed "Future Superstar" Ryan Matthews, Darling Damon and Jason Rumble.
In addition, we will have a live Pat's Pit segment and more.
Don't miss THE event of the summer in New England wrestling: BIRTHDAY BASH 8: LARGER THAN LIFE!
Tickets for NECW's BIRTHDAY BASH 8: LARGER THAN LIFE are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Kids under 12 are $9. Front row VIP tickets are $20. Advance tickets can be purchased at all FYE locations, K.C.'s Sports Cards, 33 Temple Street in Quincy Center and online at http://www.NECWwrestling.com.
P.O.W.E.R. sent this in:
On Saturday Night, September 6th in Lima, Ohio the level of violence between the Global Wrestling Alliance & Wrestling And Respect will go to a whole new level never before seen in the history of both the GWA and WAR. The hatred each promotion has for each other and the battle for dominance has waged on with now for the very first time a "Fans Bring a Weapons" Match has been signed for "Global Domination".
"Metal Head" Steve Stone & "Bad Attitude" Brian Beech laid down the challenge at the June 28th event and it has now been signed for September 6th in Lima, Ohio at the UAW Hall on Bellefontaine Ave. This match will not be for the faint of heart and guarantees to go down as one of the most violent matches ever at the UAW Hall.
On the GWA side you have Hardcore Craig and Brandon Blaze and on the WAR side you have Steve Stone and Brian Beech. All four men are no strangers to each other and have battled each other tooth and nail for the past few months. Now they want to raise the stakes and permanently dismantle each other and lay claim that either the GWA or WAR will reign supreme.
In other action!!!
Dusty Dillinger -vs- Robby Starr
"Hot Commodity" Matt Mason -vs- Stamp Lickage
Sherman Tank -vs- Gutter
"Mr. Ego" Cody Hawk -vs- Ganger
It all goes down on September 6th, 2008 at the UAW Hall 1440 Bellefontaine Ave. in Lima Ohio.
Tickets are $10 Advance / $12 At The Door **4 Pack Special** 4 for $30 (Advance Only). Advance Tickets can be purchased at Rigaliʼs Pizza Village.
Doors Open 6:30pm with 7:30pm bell time.
Also scheduled for Global Domination:
Mr. Old School, Mr. Main Event, "Old Timer" Jeff King, "The Black Superman" Onyx, "The Filthy Animal" Mike Dodge, Ryan Midnite w/ Jeremonious Madrox, Ala Hussein, Kaden Hassad, Jeff Brooks, Kid Hybrid, "Amazing" N8 Mattson, Eddie Venom, Jaimy Coxxx, Gutter, GWA Commissioner Ripper Blackhart, "The Southern Gentleman" Jefferson Davis III, Gavin Starr & Keith Creme and Much, Much More!!!!
**Card Subject to Change**
Upcoming Event Schedule:
October 4th in Lima, Ohio @ UAW Hall w/ WWE Hall of Famer, Jerry "The King" Lawler
October 11th in Huntington, Indiana @ PAL Club w/ Former WWE Superstar, Al Snow
November 1st in Lima, Ohio @ UAW Hall
December 6th in Lima, Ohio @ UAW Hall
http://www.warwrestling.com or http://www.gwaglobal.com
Tatum Hammer sent this in:
Atomic Championship Wrestling returns August 30 to the Smokestown Fire Hall, located at 860 Smokestown Road, Denver, PA. Front Row $20/general Admission $15. Doors open at 6:15 pm/7:00 pm belltime.
The 6:30 pm dark match returns, and will involve Simon Ryme and High Voltage vs. Kory Castle and Dark Angel
After the mix up... Russian #3 challenged Russian # 2 to a Vodka and Brat eating contest
Russian #1 and G raver (with The Dark Patriot) vs. The Angels of Justice Mark Angel and James Justice (with Dan Marxs)
IB Green vs. Boy Boy with Chuckie D
Former Champion Kage vs. Andy Header
Fred Flash and Mangus vs. Big Poppa Chil and Fab Frank
Shatter vs. Sick Rick Havoc
ACW Tag Team Titles on the Line
Champion Rockin Rebel and Kitt vs. Mikey X and Massive Mike
ACW National Title On The Line
Champion Twisted Tate (with Chrissy Rivera) vs. Pretty Fly with ECW Hat Guy
ACW Womens Title on the Line in a Rematch
Chrissy Rivera vs. Miss Dixie
ACW Welterweight Title On the Line
Champion John Dahmer (with Chrissy Rivera) vs. Mongoose
ACW World Title on the Line
Champion Bill Bain (with Mike Trash) vs. CZW Star and GBW Owner Greg Excellent
Plus the Contract signing Of IB Green and Heavy D For Oct 25ths Showdown
Get your tickets at Mohler Fitness Rt 272 Reading Rd in Ephrata (in the Trout Run Center) and The Denver Supply on Main Street in Denver PA
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PWO WRESTLELUTION DVD NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER!
It was an afternoon ten months in the making. An afternoon when destinies were realized, fates were sealed, and men pushed their bodies beyond their normal limits. An afternoon when the entire roster of Pro Wrestling Ohio set out to both settle deep-rooted personal vendettas, and also to cement their status as rising stars in the professional wrestling industry. On Sunday, August 3rd, over 1,000 fans packed the Plain Dealer Pavilion to see PWO’s fiercest rivalries and most heralded stars meet their Wrestlelution.
PWO Wrestlelution is a special 2-disc DVD set showcasing PWO’s biggest show to date in its entirely. Every match complete, plus exclusive never-before-seen backstage interviews. PWO Wrestlelution officially goes on sale Tuesday, September 2 for the price of $20, HOWEVER, as a special bonus for you fans, if you pre-order Wrestlelution now, it can be yours for the low price of $15!
But that’s not all! Also available for pre-order is the PWO Wrestlelution Gold Package. With this, you receive the 2-disc Wrestlelution spectacular AND an official PWO T-shirt all for the low price of $25!
PLUS! Every PWO Wrestlelution pre-order comes with a FREE PWO Wrestlelution Official Souvenir Program! That’s a program and DVD for only $15 or program, DVD, and T-shirt for only $25! Offer available while supplies last.
The best part about these offers is shipping and handling is absolutely FREE!
Log on to www.pwowrestling.com TODAY and visit the “Store” to reserve your copy before its too late! Orders will ship Tuesday, September 2. Be a part of PWO history and re-live Wrestlelution!
On the Wrestlelution DVD you will see…
Johnny Gargano and Gregory Iron wage a bloody and personal war in a “Last Man Standing” match. The privileged and genetically gifted Gargano attempts to end the career of the inspirational cerebral-palsy sufferer who pinned him cleanly ten months earlier, while the undersized success story Iron unleashes 21 years of pent-up hostility from an abusive childhood and life with a disability into one life-altering match. Watch as a vile and soulless display of violence leads to one of the most emotional and moving moments in independent professional wrestling in recent memory.
Six fearless athletes enter a hellacious and dangerous battleground as Irish Airborne’s Jake Crist joins forces with Faith in Nothing’s Vincent Nothing to defend their Tag Team Ladder Match legacies against Matthew Justice & “Bloody” Morty Rackem and Virus & Virus Grande in a chaotic three-team Ladder Match, where the winners will be crowned first-ever PWO Tag Team Champions! Bodies and ladders alike were contorted and ripped to shreds in a match so physical it defies description. All six men unleash brutality and barbarism rarely seen, as not even steel ladders were strong enough to handle the punishment these men unleashed on one another. This is without question, the encounter that stole the show, and with good reason.
Wrestling legends Greg “The Hammer” Valentine and King Kong Bundy make their PWO debuts, determined to show they can still hang with the young stars of today and tomorrow. Watch as The Hammer steps into the ring for one-on-one action, Bundy raises hell and controversy on the microphone, and each timeless legend has an unpleasant encounter with the amateur standout and self-proclaimed “hometown hero” Mike Tolar.
PWO’s two unstoppable forces meet one-on-one as the 6’8” 300+ pound locker room enforcer Jason Bane collides with the 6’3” 275 lb. “Indestructible” Cronus, with greedy agent Aaron Maguire by his side. It’s irresistible force vs. immovable object as two men who have been on a path of destruction since the company’s inception finally meet their match. If Cronus wins, he gets $5000 of Bane’s money, however if Bane is victorious, he receives 5 minutes in the ring with Aaron Maguire. Who is the Most Dominant Man in PWO? And will Bane finally get his hands on Aaron Maguire after months of Maguire challenging Bane’s toughness and courage?
And a ten year rivalry finally reaches its culmination as the love-hate relationship of “M-Dogg 20” Matt Cross and Josh Prohibition explodes into a one-on-one encounter for the ultimate prize: the winner becomes the first ever PWO Heavyweight Champion. Who would close the final chapter of this feud with victory and begin a new chapter lined with gold? Two icons of Cleveland wrestling in what may very well be their final battle against one another, for the highest stakes yet.
All this plus a special Woman’s open challenge, an 8-man elimination tag team match and… a Kiss My Butt match?
Re-live the action, the drama, the emotion, and the magic now by reserving YOUR copy of PWO Wrestlelution at a special limited-time discount offer of $15! Go to www.pwowrestling.com and visit the official Store today!
Road to Wrestlelution videos:
Gargano assaults Iron: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOVcxlIbPuk
Bane vs. Cronus contract signing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVM7CA1-OBo
M-Dogg and Prohibition comments: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW84hg67ypE
Gargano and Iron comments: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxCrxREewKc
Jimmy DeMarco crossdresses: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu4BPpaWQ4E
Be a part of the revolution… be a part of Wrestlelution!
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