Reported by Adam Martin of WrestleView.com
9/1 Southeastern Wrestling, Mid-Ohio, Mid-Atlantic & WrestleReality TV
On Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 3:05 AM EST SOUTHEASTERN WRESTLING NEWS, NOTES, AND NOSTALGIA: 09/01/2008
NEWS and NOTES
World Wrestling Entertainment taped tonight’s RAW at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO, on August 31: There is a tribute to Killer Kowalski, and appearances from Randy Orton.
The signing of the main event match for Unforgiven between Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho also took place, but there are reports that Shawn Michaels has a triceps tear, which could affect the match.
Matches include Charlie Haas versus Kofi Kingston; a battle royal featuring the ECW Heavyweight Title scramble match competitors; William Regal versus Jamie Noble; Beth Phoenix, Jillian Hall & Katie Lea versus Mickie James, Candice Michelle & Kelly Kelly; Santino Marella versus D-Lo Brown; John Morrison & the Miz versus Cryme Tyme; and a battle royal featuring the WWE World Heavyweight Title scramble match competitors.
There was a dark match that won’t be seen, with Jimmy Wang Yang over Go Shiozaki.
RAW results from the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, IL, on August 30: D-Lo Brown over Lance Cade; Snitsky over Primo Colon; Santino Marella & Beth Phoenix over Kofi Kingston & Mickie James; Jamie Noble over Jake Hager; Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase, Jr., over Cryme Tyme to retain the WWE World Tag Team Title; Batista over William Regal; Mark Henry, with Tony Atlas, over Matt Hardy to retain the ECW Heavyweight Title; and CM Punk over Kane to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Title.
Rampage Pro Wrestling, a new organization, is presenting a free debut event at Johnny G’s at 815 Russell Parkway in Warner Robins, GA, today at 4:00 PM. Advertised matches at this time are Vordell Walker versus Sal Rinauro, and Cru Jones versus A.J. Steele. Also advertised to appear are Rob Adonis, Shaun Banks, Kodiak, Colt Derringer, and Dustin Powers.
GWH wishes a happy birthday to Deuce (37).
Today in Memoriam: Jay Youngblood (30, 1985), Boris Malenko (61, 1994), and Otto Lugger (86, 2000).
Bill Behrens will now be appearing in a weekly segment each Monday at 6:00 PM ET on Who’s Slamming Who.
In addition to the talent we announced recently that can be booked via Behrens, you may also now contact him to book Dustin Rhodes, Raven, Dave Taylor, and Orlando Jordan at email@example.com.
Bob Magee’s column, As I See It, has been updated, with a look back at Killer Kowalski. Click here for the latest entry.
Jerkin’ the Curtain airs live tonight at 11:00 PM ET, with a review of the weekend’s broadcasts of NWA Main Event and Showtime All-Star Wrestling.
United States Wrestling Organization/ATL Wrestling results from Nashville, TN, at the Stadium Inn on August 31, with 31 in attendance (a 46% increase over last week according to reporter/statistician Jimmie Daniel): Travis Starr beat Chris Norte by DQ after Norte used a chain. Aaron Ecstacy beat Davey Wright and TK Graham in a 3-way elimination match. Graham pinned Wright, but Wright returned as Graham caught Ecstacy's crossbody and dropkicked them, causing Ecstacy to land on Graham for the pin. Derrick Neal & White Tiger beat ATL Tag Team Champions Richard Lowe & Kevin Dunn by countout when the champs just left the ring area. Both team were then placed in a 3-way for the main event for the tag titles. Kid Dynamite beat Dyronic. Travis Star & LT Falk beat Tim Renesto & Little Booger (with Charmin Charles) when Starr pinned Booger. ATL Tag Team Champions Richard Lowe & Kevin Dunn beat Derrick Neal & White Tiger and Damien Payne & New York Gangster after Lowe hit Payne with a purse (provided by his new manager Ashley Marie) and pinned him.
Global Championship Wrestling results from the August 30 show in Palmerdale, AL: Soul Crusher defeats Orion Bishop. The INHuman Fly & Joey Lightning defeats Cru Jones & Mike Taylor. Scum Kritter defeats Viper. Scotty Blaze defeats Russian Assassin. Mad Dog Dan Sawyer defeats Will Owens. The next GCW show will be on September 6 in Palmerdale.
On September 5, a free wrestling will be at Dellinger Park in Carterville, GA. This event will be part of the Bartow County Relay for Life. Advertised: Scott Prater vs. the Nightmare. Chris Emerson vs. Seth Cruise. Terry Lawler & Air Paris vs. John Arden & Mark Pain. Chris Lightning vs. Lamar Phillips vs. Chris Ganz. There will also be a battle royal. You are asked to please bring a blanket or a lawn chair. For more information call (678) 767-3822. Bell time is 7:45.
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.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1930 (MONDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – SPILLER FIELD (Henry Weber – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Bartush defeated Milo Steinborn > Paul Jones defeated Tom Marvin
SEPTEMBER 1, 1931 (TUESDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – SPILLER FIELD (Henry Weber – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Cy Williams defeated Jack Zarnas > Paul Jones defeated Frank Brunowicz
SEPTEMBER 1, 1933 (FRIDAY) – AVONDALE, GA – AVONDALE ARENA (Wesley Brownlee – Promoter) > Pat Williams versus George Lallerstedt > Eddie Elzea versus Jack Doyle > Grudge Match (No TL): Glenn Davis versus Fred Lassiter / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. There was also a boxing match, but no details were provided following the card. The match between Glenn Davis and Fred Lassiter came about after the two had gotten into a brawl on a previous card whereas Davis was the referee.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1933 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – BUCKHEAD ARENA (Promoter – Unknown) > Bill Ward versus John Lewis > Bob Anderson versus Red Dugan / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. There was also a boxing match, but no details were provided following the card.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1933 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – CASCADE ARENA (L.H. Brumbelow – Promoter) > John Mauldin versus Allen Dunn > Jack McAdams versus Ambrose Cole / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. There was also a preliminary wrestling match, but no details were provided following the card.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1933 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WESTLAKE ARENA (Luke Appling – Promoter) > Eddie Wagner versus Red Powell > Bill Collins versus Glenn Cowan > George Romanoff versus Bill Crussell / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1937 (WEDNESDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – PONCE de LEON BALL PARK (Frank Speer – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Chris Zaharias and Red Ryan wrestled to a draw > Milo Steinborn defeated Tom Mahoney > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Everett Marshall* defeated Dan O’Connor / Notes: Everett Marshall had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he defeated Ali Baba in Columbus, OH, on June 26, 1936. This version was the one recognized by the National Boxing Association as the National Wrestling Association.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1937 (WEDNESDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – NEW COLISEUM (Gus Kallio – Promoter) > Doc Poole defeated Buck Lawson > Walter Miller defeated Bill Jeffries (2-0)
SEPTEMBER 1, 1944 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick Lever defeated Al Massey by disqualification > Jack Dillon defeated John Mauldin > Jack Kelly defeated Ed Henegar > Jack Wentworth defeated Babe Zaharias by disqualification
SEPTEMBER 1, 1950 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Hader versus Chief Little Fox > Eddie Gossett versus Finis Hall > Nick Carter versus Walter Sirois > Art Nelson & Babe Zaharias versus Buddy Knox & Farmer Jones / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1952 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > The Super Zebra Kid defeated Ike Eakins > Tarzan White defeated Mike Clancy > Mike Paidousis & the Super Zebra Kid and the Black Monsters wrestled to a draw (1-1) / Notes: It was reported that 2,000 were in attendance for this card.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1953 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Johnny Harmon defeated Wild Man Zimm by disqualification > The Swedish Angel defeated Jackie Fargo > Johnny Valentine versus Buddy Rogers wrestled to a draw
SEPTEMBER 1, 1958 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – ARMORY HALL (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Charlie Harben versus Jack Dillon > Don & Jackie Fargo versus Frank Townsend & Jack Pesek / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1961 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Johnny Reid and Marco Polo wrestled to a draw > Ivan Zukoff defeated Jack Dillon > Guy Mitchell defeated Gypsy Joe by disqualification > Battle Royal featuring Ivan Zukoff, Guy Mitchell, Jack Dillon, Derrell Cochran, Johnny Reid, Gypsy Joe, and Marco Polo > The Sheik defeated Bob Ellis / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason or the result for the battle royal. The Sheik was escorted to the ring by his valet Princess Salima. The program we have for this card reported that the U.S. Athletic Commission ordered the match between Bob Ellis and the Sheik. It was announced that the Viking and the Mighty Yankees would be on the card on September 8, 1961. Guy Mitchell participated in an autograph session for fans.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1964 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Sputnik Monroe defeated Frankie Cain > Joe Scarpa defeated Krusher Karlson > Billy & Bad Boy Hines defeated Red Roberts & Wildman Phillips
SEPTEMBER 1, 1967 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tim Geohagen defeated Jack Bence > Ricky Hunter & Bob Nandor defeated Dick Dunn & Chico Cortez > Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller defeated Louie Tillet & Ike Eakins > Alex Perez defeated Mario Galento by disqualification > Alberto Torres & Mr. Wrestling defeated Butcher Vachon & El Mongol by disqualification > Loser Leaves Match: Stan Vachon defeated Ramon Torres / Notes: Jack Crawford managed El Mongol.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1970 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Battle Royal featuring Skandor Akbar, Bob Armstrong, Nick Bockwinkel, Buddy Colt, Bill Dromo, Robert Fuller, Homer O’Dell, Doug Gilbert, Oki Shikina, Karl Von Stroheim, and Roy Lee Welch > Karl Von Stroheim defeated Oki Shikina > Robert Fuller defeated Roy Lee Welch > Doug Gilbert defeated Buddy Colt > Bill Dromo and Nick Bockwinkel wrestled to a draw > Bob Armstrong defeated Skandor Akbar / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason or the result for the battle royal. Homer O’Dell managed Buddy Colt, Skandor Akbar & Karl Von Stroheim.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1971 (WEDNESDAY) – PERRY GA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Billy Spears versus Roberto Soto > Midget Women’s Match: Diamond Lil versus Darling Dagmar > Dick Steinborn & Choo-Choo Lynn versus Homer O’Dell & Buddy Colt / Notes: Homer O’Dell managed Buddy Colt. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1972 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick Shannon defeated Nick Russo > George Grant defeated Wayne Cowan > Bill Bowman & Joe Turner defeated Derrell Cochran & Jesse James > Roberto Soto defeated Skandor Akbar > Georgia Tag Team Title Match (No DQ): Bob Armstrong & Dick Steinborn and the Assassins wrestled to a draw > The Avenger defeated Ox Baker / Notes: Man Mountain Mike was the special referee for the match between Ox Baker and the Avenger, and he also participated in an autograph session for fans. The Avenger had promised to unmask prior to the match, and he did as promised, revealing his identity as Francisco Flores. However, he continued to wrestle using the name Avenger. The Assassins had been billed as Georgia Tag Team Champions since March 18, 1972, after Paul Jones announced they should have been declared the winners in their match against then champions Ray Gunkel & Buddy Fuller on March 10, 1972. However, the title had been held up on August 26, 1972, pending this rematch from August 25, 1972. As their was no definitive finish to declare champions from this match, it was announced the title would be vacated pending a tournament to be set for a future date. It was announced that Tommy Seigler would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1973 (SATURDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WTCG STUDIOS (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Orton, Jr., defeated Taro Kobayoshi > Jack Welch defeated Super Inferno #1 by disqualification > Tim Woods & Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Billy Spears & Stan Vachon > Bobby Duncum defeated Jim Wilson > Bob Armstrong and Buddy Colt wrestled to a draw / Notes: This was taped for the “Georgia Championship Wrestling” television program hosted by Gordon Solie. J.C. Dykes managed Super Inferno #1. Bill Watts joined Solie and accused Freddie Blassie of being paid off by Mr. Wrestling #2 to be biased as the referee for their match on August 31, 1973, and proclaimed himself the true Georgia Heavyweight Champion.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1975 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Rick Martel versus George McCreery > Les Thornton versus Mr. Fuji > Bobby Duncum versus Nikolai Volkoff > Mike McCord versus Toru Tanaka > Dick Slater & Bob Orton, Jr., versus Jerry Brisco & Dusty Rhodes / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Gary Hart managed Nikolai Volkoff, Mr. Fuji, Toru Tanaka, Dick Slater and Bob Orton, Jr.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1976 (WEDNESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Johnny Ringo defeated Les Thornton > Midget Match: Buddy Colton defeated Little John > Ricky Steamboat defeated Bill Howard > The Black Bombers defeated Jimmy & Johnny Valiant > Jos LeDuc defeated Pak Song / Notes: Rock Hunter, manager of Pak Song, was barred from the building during the match between Jos LeDuc and Pak Song.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1978 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Rick McGraw defeated Pete Austin > Rick Martel defeated Dr. X > Tommy Rich defeated Mr. Saito > Jerry Brisco defeated the Challenger > Stan Hansen defeated Pez Whatley > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Dick Slater & Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Ole Anderson & Ivan Koloff* by disqualification > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Harley Race* and Thunderbolt Patterson wrestled to a draw / Notes: Pez Whatley substituted for the French Angel in the match with Stan Hansen. It was reported that police officers were to surround the ring during the match between Harley Race and Thunderbolt Patterson.
SEPTEMBER 1, 1979 (SATURDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – WTBS STUDIOS (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Fields defeated Carl Fergie > Stan Hansen & Tommy Rich defeated Bill Howard & Jim Fordham > Bob Armstrong defeated Snake Brown > Jonathan Boyd defeated Chick Donovan > Ole Anderson & Ivan Koloff defeated Gerald Finley & Genichiro Tenryu / Notes: This was taped for the “Georgia Championship Wrestling” television program hosted by Gordon Solie. This was the first episode after WTCG changed its call letters to WTBS on August 27, 1979, six days after Turner Communications Group changed their name to Turner Broadcasting System.
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.
Devin Cutting sent these notes in:
The Iron Sheik and Doink The Clown will be appearing at the Mid-Ohio Wrestling event in Barberton, Ohio on September 6th, 2008. Go to http://www.midohiowrestling.net for info about MOW and http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming shows worldwide.
The Rock 'n' Roll Express, The Midnight Express, Buff Bagwell and The Barbarian will be appearing at the NWA Mid-Atlantic event in Asheville, North Carolina on November 8th, 2008. Go to http://www.midatlanticwrestling.com for info about NWA Mid-Atlantic and http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming shows worldwide.
mitchtv sent this in:
WrestleReality is a brand new pro wrestling conglomerate (consisting of Pro Wrestling Unplugged, Devastation Wrestling federation, and TVByDemand.com/Loco Wrestling) that is set to run their first TV Taping for their recently inked national syndication deal set to start this fall/winter season in 85 cities. Just signed for multiple events this fall season is none other than "THE LIVING LEGEND" LARRY ZBYSZKO, making his return to WrestleReality at "The Diamond & Steel Anniversary" on Saturday September 27th at The Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ. This is the same night that wrestling legend Diamond Dallas Page steps back into the ring for ONE night and ONE NIGHT ONLY to team with All Money is Legal (K-Murda & K-Pusha) to take on Former WWE Superstar SAVIO VEGA and PWU The World Tag Team Champions The SAT (Jose & Joel Maximo) in a huge 6 man tag.
*Remember out of state fans bring your valid out of state photo ID and receive $6 off admission at the door! You can buy your tickets now with a debit/credit card by visiting http://www.tvbydemand.com/ticketsales.asp and for directions please visit www.FlyersSkateZone.com.
At 7pm we will have a performance by the very talented magician "The Amazing" John followed by the Inauguration Ceremony where the new Commissioner RavenHeart that YOU the fans chose will be sworn into office and officially begins his term!
Here is the full lineup that kicks off at 7:30pm:
-Barbed Wire Steel Cage DeathMatch:
Kevin "I Feel No Pain" James vs PWU's Joe Ettell vs DWF's "Cannibal"
Damien Payne (this match will take place LAST so anyone not into hardcore matches can leave before the bout begins)
-STEEL CAGE MATCH PWU World Title: Teddy Fine (Champion)w/ the gorgeous
George Frankenstein vs "The Hardcore Icon "The Sandman"
-DWF World Heavyweight Title Match:
The Rockin' Rebel (Champion) vs Sinister X
-Grudge Ladder Match:
Aramis vs Lucky
-PWU Founder Johnny Kashmere has challenged Devon Moore to a boxing exhibition, read JK's blog at myspace.com/kashmere...will Devon have the guts?
-DWF Tag Team Title Match:
DWF Tag Team Champions The Lost Boys (Yar & Wolf) w/ Doc Diamond vs Loco Tag Team Champions The Latin Connection (D-Krazed & El Monstro)
-Giants Only Over-the-top-Rope Battle Royal.
Some participants include the 7' Annihilation, The Son of The Sandman: Twisted Sand, Kwame, The Southern Enforcer, Sal Soprano w/George Fugettaboutit, Kage, Raphael, Man-Thing, Dr. Ruthless, Big Nasty and Dave McCormick of The Philadelphia Revolution Pro Roller Hockey team.
-WWE Hall of Famer NIKOLAI VOLKOFF sings "America the Beautiful" as our annual tradition.
-#1 Contenders Scramble Tag Match back by popular demand- The Angus Brothers(Billy & Danny) vs The New Jersey All-Stars (Rage & Westler) vs the debuting Team Macktion (TJ & Kirby Mack) vs ?Mystery Team?
-Hardcore Womens' Champion Missy Sampson is issuing an open chalenge!
-Blue-chip Prospects Match:
Rich Swann vs Rocky Styles
On Commentary for this TV Taping will be "the former voice of Nitro" Larry Zbyszko along with former ECW TV Champion "The Pitbull" Gary Wolf and Bruiser Blackwell...Also Appearing will be Mike Trash, The Philadelphia Revolution Pro Roller Hockey Team and as always the WrestleReality house band Survival Rate Zero will be playing their unique brand of hard metal music!
-Backstage Passes are also available at WrestleReality.com or at www.tvbydemand.com/ticketsales.asp for only $20 each! Limited and going fast.
*Also buy your ringside seats now before they sell out...do not let the bridge keep you from attending this event, the Flyers Skate Zone is located just minutes over the Ben Franklin and Walt Whitman Bridges.
**All wrestlers and personalities will be available before the event for ticket holders to meet & greet them and sign autographs or take pictures.....the same will be available at intermission as will ringside seats for our Voorhees, NJ return event on October 25th back at the Flyers SkateZone. Card is subject to change with little or no notice.
SAVIO VEGA TRAINING SEMINAR!! Sunday September 28th 3pm only $25 to join. Perfect for all skill levels. Reserve your spot now by credit/debit card at www.tvbydemand.com/ticketsales.asp or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
SIGNAMANIA 3 in Levittown, PA will have a ton of major wrestling celebrities such as Ric Flair, Rowdy Roddy Piper, Sgt. Slaughter and so many more. WrestleReality will have a table at this historic convention all morning and afternoon on Saturday Sept 27th. On hand signing autographs at our table will be Savio Vega, The Sandman, The PitBull Gary Wold, Annihilation and oc course the PWU World Champion Teddy Fine.
RED CARPET RALLY '08 Johnny Kashmere and Missy Sampson will also be on hand for the taping of our annual Red Carpet Rally show where a host of wrestling's greatest legends of all time will walk our red carpet and be interviewed for our websites and/or tv show. Signamania.com and GeorgesCollectibles.com for all the info.
*Look for our ads in a newspaper near you in the weeks leading into our Diamond & Steel Anniversary Mega-Event!**