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Ultimate Christian Wrestling results from Canton, GA, on October 27: Rick Steiner over Jeremy Vain; Brian Lawler & Billy Jack over the Apocalypse (War Daddy & Mad Dog) to win the UCW Tag Team Title; Bruce Biggins over Damien Synn; Truitt Fields over Big Bank Barfield; Jeremy Vain & Colt Derringer over Rob Adonis & Glacier; Enigma over Alexander Phoenix in a last man standing match; and Dustin Powers over Justin Dirt to retain the UCW Heavyweight Title in a ladder match. It was reported that 270 were in attendance for this card.
Georgia Wrestling Federation results from Summerville, GA, on October 26: Rob Adonis over Dustin Powers; Alex Michaels & K.T. Hamill over Team 1440 (Talon Williams & Korrupt); Josh Frost over Chris Lightning & Kevin Ages in a three-way match; Stupid (w/ Tweety) over Da Jag by disqualification; Jay Bird (w/ Fast Freddie) over Chris Payne; Destruction & the Invader (w/ Mr. SSF) over Brian Rivers & Chip Hazard; Chad Stevens & Alex Michaels over the Bad Boys 69; and the Gangsta Nation over the Factors (w/ Mr. SSF).
All-Star Wrestling Network will be back in Fort Valley, GA, on November 3, at the Wrestleplex, beginning at 8:15 PM. Email for more info. Advertised: Rick Michaels versus Simon Sermon in a loser leaves match and J-Rod & the Slaughter Pit versus Shawn Hunter & Killer Instinct.
Georgia Wrestling Promotions will be back in Waleska, GA, on November 10 at the Waleska Ballpark, with a bell time of 2:00 PM. This is their final show in Waleska before moving into their own arena in Jasper, GA. ‘Superstar’ Bill Dundee, along with son ‘Iceman’ Jamie Dundee are scheduled to appear and sign autographs. If fans bring a can of food for their Feed-the-Hungry drive, they get $2.00 off the ticket price. Call (770) 296-5290 for more info. Advertised: a four-corners-of-pain match with Danny Horne versus D.L. Norris; Shaun Tempers; Iceberg; the Regular Guys; the Hollywood Brunettes; the Hellbillies; Kid Ego, Jr.; Chris Lightning; Big Head Hansen; Jay Clinton; and J.T. Talent.
Georgia Wrestling History would like to wish a happy birthday today to Alex Porteau (38) and Edge (34).
1934: Orville Brown defeated Abe Coleman two falls to one in the main event at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Henry Weber.
1935: Danno O’Mahoney defeated Dick Daviscourt in two straight falls to retain the NWA World Heavyweight Title at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Henry Weber. It was reported that 5,000 were in attendance for this card. O’Mahoney had been the reigning champion since he defeated Jim Londos in Boston, MA, on June 27, 1935. This version was the one recognized by the National Boxing Association as the National Wrestling Association.
1942: The Golden Terror, managed by the Masked Manager, defeated Strangler Lewis by disqualification in the main event at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Charles Rentrop.
1946: Tex Riley defeated Bill Canny to retain the World Junior Heavyweight Title at the Savannah Municipal Auditorium for promoters Lou Masters, Dick Leonard, and Buster White. Riley had been the reigning World Junior Heavyweight Champion as recognized by the Nashville, TN, office since he won a tournament on July 12, 1946, in Nashville.
1953: Ray Villmer defeated Don McIntyre to retain the Southern Heavyweight Title at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Paul Jones. Villmer had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he defeated McIntyre on October 16, 1953, in Atlanta.
1959: Don McIntyre defeated Freddie Blassie by disqualification in a main event cage match at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Paul Jones. The referee for the match, unidentified in our reports, worked on the outside of the ring.
1962: The Kentuckians (Jake Smith & Luke Brown) defeated Lenny Montana & Gypsy Joe in the main event at the Macon City Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Fred Ward.
1964: Sputnik Monroe defeated Mario Galento to retain the Georgia Heavyweight Title at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Paul Jones. Monroe had been the reigning champion since he defeated Don Fargo on October 16, 1964, in Atlanta. In the main event, Fargo teamed with Buddy Fuller to wrestle the Mysterious Medics to a draw.
1970: Terry Funk & Dory Funk, Sr., defeated the Assassins in the main event at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Paul Jones.
1973: The Missouri Mauler defeated Tarzan Tyler in a Texas Death Match at the Atlanta Municipal Auditorium for All-South Wrestling Alliance promoter Ann Gunkel. In the main event, Assassin #1 defeated Assassin #2 by disqualification. Rock Hunter, who managed Assassin #2, was handcuffed to El Mongol during the main event, but the Enforcer managed to interfere on behalf of Assassin #2. Hunter also managed the Missouri Mauler.
1973: Tim Woods & Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated the Super Infernos, managed by J.C. Dykes, to win the Macon Tag Team Title at the Macon Coliseum for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Fred Ward. The match had no time limit, and could not end on a countout. There was also a stipulation in place that if the champions were disqualified, the title would change hands. The Infernos had been the reigning champions since they defeated Bill Dromo & Bob Armstrong on August 7, 1973, in Macon.
1976: Robert Fuller & Tom Jones defeated Ole & Gene Anderson by disqualification in the main event at the Griffin-Barnesville Sports Palace for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Paul Jones.
1978: Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen* defeated Rick Martel & Tommy Rich in a Texas Death Match to retain the Georgia Tag Team Title at the William Bell Auditorium in Augusta for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Charlie Harbin. Anderson & Hansen had been the reigning champions since they defeated Rick Martel & Tommy Rich on October 20, 1978, in Atlanta. Anderson lost a Lights Out Match to Pez Whatley in the main event.
1979: Tommy Rich defeated Killer Karl Kox, managed by Bobby Heenan, to retain the Georgia Heavyweight Title at the Macon Coliseum for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Fred Ward. Rich had been the reigning champion since he defeated Kox on October 26, 1979, in Atlanta. Also, Georgia Television Champion Ernie Ladd, managed by Heenan, too, lost by disqualification to Tony Atlas in a title match. Because of the disqualification, Ladd retained the title.
1982: The Wild Samoans, managed by Sonny King, defeated the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer in the main event at the Chattanooga (TN) Memorial Auditorium for Georgia Championship Wrestling promoter Paul Jones.
2004: Erik Watts defeated Disco Inferno to win the GCW Heavyweight Title at the GCW Sports Arena in Columbus for Georgia Championship Wrestling. Also, A.J. Steele & Bull Buchanan defeated David Young & Sonny Siaki to win the GCW Tag Team Title. However, during the match, Buchanan left the ring, forcing Steele to fend for himself. It was announced that the two would meet the next week, with the winner getting the title and choosing their own partner for future defenses.
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
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