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Saturday, October 4, 2008


Courtesy of GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com:


Rampage Pro Wrestling promoter Jason Cross sits in with Rich Tate tonight for a PSP Fix, live at 9:30 PM ET. If you miss it, the archive will be available afterward.

Total Nonstop Action will be at the Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, NY, tonight. Advertised: Samoa Joe defends the TNA World Heavyweight Title against A.J. Styles and Booker T in a three-way match; Sheik Abdul Bashir defends the TNA X Division Title against Consequences Creed; and the Motor City Machine Guns versus the Rock ‘N Rave Infection, with Christy Hemme. Also advertised: Kip James, Roxxi Laveaux, Petey Williams, Jacqueline, Awesome Kong, Abyss, Beer Money, Inc., and the Prince Justice Brotherhood. Bell time is 8:00 PM.

NWA Anarchy returns to the NWA Television Arena in Cornelia, GA, tonight with the following advertised card: Kimo (with Attorney Jeff G. Bailey) vs. Slim J. Jeremy Vain (with Mr. Rob Adonis) vs. Derrick Driver (with Steven Walters). NWA Anarchy Television Title Match: Truitt Fields (c) vs. Chris Mayne. Azrael (with The Reverend) vs. Chip Day. Hollywood Brunettes (Kyle Matthews & Andrew Alexander) & Sex and Violence (Caleb Konley & Malachi) vs. The Technicians (Bob E & Tyler Smith) & Talent and Money (J.T. Talent & Drew Pendleton). Brodie Chase & Melissa Coates vs. Bo Newsome & Crystal Rose. Adrian Hawkins vs. T.K. Cross. Also, NWA Owner Jerry Palmer prepares for Fright Night, Iceberg & Shaun Tempers (with the Reverend) will be in attendance, Don Matthews is still looking for “The Feature Presentation” Jeff Lewis, and there will be an update on the condition of Shadow Jackson. Bell time is 8pm.

Anarchy promoter Jerry Palmer joined Rich Tate on Friday night for a PSP Fix. Click here to listen.

NAWA Ring Champions returns to the historic Purks Building in Cedartown (330 West Avenue), GA, tonight, advertising Nigel Sherrod defending the Ladies World Title versus Bambi. Also in action will be Air Paris, Bulldog Raines, and the Exotic Ones (Simon Sermon & Rick Michaels). Bell time is 7:30pm. For more info, call the Purks at 770-748-9276.

Championship Wrestling Overload will present “Good Friends…Bitter Enemies” at the American in Wrightsville, GA, tonight. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Bell time is 7:30 PM. Tickets are $6. Kids 6-12, $3. Kids 5 & under free w/ paid adult. Advertised: Bobby Joiner challenges The Ringlord for the National Heavyweight Championship. Loco Motive takes on Derrick Andrew Reynolds in a MMA Shoot Fight. Bunkhouse Brawl Scramble Match to determine first No Limits Champion featuring Brandon Kage, MDC, Damien, Bob, Cynder, and Col. Ivan Parker. The Iron Bear defends the Southern States Championship against “Bulldog” T.W. James.

Southern States Championship Wrestling returns to Enigma, GA, tonight at the Enigma Gym, located on Highway 82 East. All tickets are $3.00. Doors open at 6:30pm and official bell time is at 7:30pm. Advertised: SSCW Southern Heritage Championship: "Rock n Roll" Chris Turner (c) vs. "Playboy" John Johnson. SSCW Women’s Championship: Samantha Steel (c) vs. Ms. TNT. Dog Collar Match: Mad Dog Miller vs. The Lumberjack. Logan Stevens vs. Valek. In a special challenge match, the Unknown Soldier and former WWE World Tag Champion Demolition Ax vs. "Hardcore" Brooks Rogers and Scotty Biggs with Will Rogers. Also scheduled to appear: J.T. Taylor, SSCW Heavyweight Champion Jarrod Michaels, Josh Kell, The Soviet, and others.

Southern Championship Wrestling presents “Hardcore Halloween” to take place tonight at the Sherer Auditorum in Jasper, AL. Advertised: former NWA World champion, "Wildfire" Tommy Rich, "Action" Mike Jackson, Ace Rockwell, Sal Rinauro, and Kelvin Bozman. Tickets are $10. Discount tickets can be purchased at the autographed session. Doors open at 6:30 and bell time is at 7:30.

The American Wrestling Federation will be at the National Guard Armory in Chipley, FL, tonight. Advertised: In a handicap match, "Road Dogg" B.G. James & Ken Curtis vs. "Dirty" Larry Brock. In a Southern Street Fight, The Assassin vs. Terry Ryker. Chief Little Bear vs. Jack Hanley. In a 4 way match to determine the #1 contender for the US Jr. championship, Milo vs. Chris Tighe vs. Suicide vs. Street Bandit. Luke Goldberg vs. Rough Rider. Tickets are $8 for adults. For kids 6-12 tickets are $4 and admission is free for kids under 6. Advance tickets can be bought for $6. Bell time is 8:00. For more information call (850) 638-7183.

!BANG! presents "Fall Fight Night I & II" to take place tonight and Sunday at the Funking Conservatory in Ocala, FL. Matches advertised are Osamu Nishimura, Dory Funk Jr., & Johnny Magnum vs. HC Loc, Blain Rage, & Todd Smith. For the Funking Conservatory title, Elvis Sharp vs. Johnny Magnum. In a Florida championship match, Shane Chung vs. Antonio Thomas vs. Blain Rage. Hardcore championship tournament match, Johnny Romano vs. "Pistol" Peyton Gunn. The winner of the Romano/Gunn match then faces Damien Steele. Tickets are $15 at the door and $10 in advance. Doors open at 6:30 and bell time is at 7:00. For more information call (352) 895-4658.

United States Championship Wrestling will be part of the Baker County Fair in MacClenny, FL, tonight. Advertised: For the US championship, Jason Hexx w/"Gorgeous" Gary defends vs. American Hero. For the US women's championship, Lexie Fyfe w/"Gorgeous" Gary defends vs. Lorelei Lee. The wrestling is free with the $5 admission into the fair. Pre-schoolers get in for free. Bell time is at 7:30.

The Great American Wrestling Federation has an event tonight at the Hosford Game Room Entertainment Center in Hosford, FL. Advertised: T-Bolt vs. Michael Patrick. Steve Goins vs. "Pretty Boy" Donnie. More matches to be added. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for kids. Bell time is 8:00.

The Orlando Wrestling Alliance presents "Hell Bound" tonight at the Sanford Salvation Army in Sanford, FL. Advertised: Biff Can vs. OWA Owner Simon Sez. If Can wins, he gets an OWA title match. More matches to be added. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids under 12 and free for kids under 5. Bell time is at 7:30.

Ultimate Wrestling presents "Evilution" tonight at the American Legion Post #33 in Pensacola, FL. This will be a benefit event for the Manna Food Bank. Advertised: Omega w/Vain vs. "Former Sinner" Nick Virtue. For the UW championship, "Brutal" Joe Gibson defends vs. BTY III. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for kids 12 & under, $8 for military and free for kids 5 & under. Doors open at 6:00 and bell time is at 7:00.

IWA Puerto Rico presents "Golpe de Estado" tonight in Bayamon, PR, at 8:30 and Sunday in Isabela, PR, at 6:00. Advertised: The Sheik w/Barrabas vs. Savio Vega. For the IWA-PR tag titles, Cruz & Diabolico defends vs. The Heartbreak Express. More matches to be added. For more information call (813) 960-8412.

GWH wishes a happy birthday to Linda McMahon (1948), Mike Adamle (1949), Bobby Fulton (1961), and Abyss (1973).

Great Championship Wrestling results from October 2 in Phenix City, AL, at the GR8 SK8 Plex, with attendance reported as 125: Orion Bishop pinned Tex Monroe. Bull Buchanan pinned John Slaughter. GCW Tag Team Champions "That 80's Guy" John Bogie & Kareem-Abdul Jamar defeated Ron Stalker & Joey Lightning. Scotty Beach pinned Murder One. Johnny Swinger beat Cru Jones by disqualification. GCW Heavyweight Champion Micah Taylor (with Tracy Taylor) pinned GCW Interstate Champion Sonny Siaki. Only the GCW Heavyweight title was at stake.

Prime Time Pro Wrestling results from October 3 at the Event Center in Columbus, GA: PTPW Champion Colt Derringer interrupted the national anthem and called for two wrestlers. Derringer then defeated J.P Archer and David Tate in succession with his title match against Chris Stevens still to come. Adrian Hawkins over Kyle Matthews. Frankie Valentine over Dustin Powers. In a return grudge match, Bulldog Raines beat Rob Adonis via DQ when Adonis used a foreign object. Simon Sermon & Thomas Britain (with Sir Charles Donovan) defeated Southside Trash to become the new PTPW Tag Team Champions. Donovan debuted as the Brits manager. David Young beat Jake Slater in a street fight. 2 x 4s, barbed wire, and aluminum cans were used. Slater was cut by a flying stop sign thrown by Young. Chris Stevens defeated Colt Derringer to win the PTPW Heavyweight Championship after Stevens clocked Derringer with his own cow bell.

United States Wrestling Organization results from Nashville, TN, at the Stadium Inn on October 3, with attendance of 84: Travis Starr & Shawn Hoodrich & J.D. Fluffy beat Black Ninja & Convict & Blue Amigo when Hoodrich made Ninja tap out. Michael Jablonski beat Kevin Dunn. Cousin Jason X vs. Convict was a no contest when Jason unmasked Convict to reveal the suspended Josh Crowe, who then piledrived Jason. Steven Green & Psycho Medic beat Saint & Blue Amigo when Green pinned Amigo. USWO Tag Team Champions New York Gangster & Damien Payne beat Shane Smalls & Kevin Dunn via stereo backslides, after the match had been restarted due to Smalls hitting Gangster with the belt and pinning him. Jeremiah Plunkett pinned L.T. Falk to win the vacant USWO Championship in a five way match that also included Tim Renesto, T.J. Harley, and Jablonski.

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.


OCTOBER 4, 1933 (TUESDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Henry Weber – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > George Tragos and Abe Kashey wrestled to a draw > Jim McMillen defeated Dick Daviscourt (2-1)

OCTOBER 4, 1934 (THURSDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – CENTER HILL ARENA (J.E. McKee – Promoter) > Charlie Norman versus Paul Tate / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 4, 1935 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – RIVERSIDE ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby – Promoters) > John Mauldin versus Jack Russell > Abe Marshall versus Son Almand > Nick Banaski versus Honey Boy Hackney / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 4, 1935 (FRIDAY) – AVONDALE, GA – AVONDALE ARENA (C.B. Jones – Promoter) > Tiger Rowe versus Dynamite Stone / Notes: There was a boxing match, but no details were provided following the card.

OCTOBER 4, 1937 (MONDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – KEY ARENA (Frank Bettis and Cleve Roby – Promoters) > Sammy Miller versus Sago Hayamaka > Al Caddell versus Bad Boy Brown > Women’s Match: Jane Blondell versus Joan Rogers / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 4, 1946 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ray Villmer & Al Massey defeated Jim Coffield & Babe Zaharias > Jules Strongbow defeated Bibber McCoy > Jack O'Brien and Tom Mahoney wrestled to a draw > Primo Carnera defeated Chief Saunooke

OCTOBER 4, 1949 (TUESDAY) – GAINESVILLE, GA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Roy Mitchell versus Red Dugan > Jack Milo versus Honey Boy Hannigan / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. It is unclear as to what venue was the site of this card.

OCTOBER 4, 1950 (WEDNESDAY) – ALBANY, GA – CARDINAL PARK (Fred Ward – Promoter / Fred Ward Promotions) > Al Massey defeated Karl Kowalski > Gorgeous Gilpin defeated Bill Steddum

OCTOBER 4, 1954 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Steele versus Mike Paidousis > Tokyo Joe versus Gorgeous Gilpin > Jerry Graham versus Don McIntyre > Allan Garfield versus Chief Big Heart / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 4, 1956 (THURSDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Cyclone Anaya defeated Art Nelson > Jack O’Brien defeated Bibber McCoy > Red McIntyre defeated Bull Curry

OCTOBER 4, 1956 (THURSDAY) – TIFTON, GA – AMERICAN LEGION HOME (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tom Drake versus Bob Shipp > Chris Tolos versus Rip Hawk / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 4, 1957 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Don McIntyre defeated Fritz Von Brawner > Mike Paidousis defeated Nick Roberts > Bill Melby defeated Jack Steele > International Tag Team Title Match: Ray Gunkel & Don McIntyre defeated Kurt & Fritz Von Brawner* to win title / Notes: Kurt & Fritz Von Brawner had been billed as International Tag Team Champions since September 27, 1957. George Curtis was the special referee for the match. It was announced that Gorgeous George, Billy Red Lyons, and Wild Red Berry would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.

OCTOBER 4, 1960 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick Steinborn defeated Mr. X (3) > Bill Dromo defeated Don McClarty > Johnny Weaver and Roy Nelson wrestled to a draw / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Roy Nelson.

OCTOBER 4, 1961 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS SPORTS ARENA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Bence defeated Prince Omar > Marco Polo & Young Paul Jones defeated Derrell Cochran & the Angel > The Country Plowboy defeated Ivan Zukoff

OCTOBER 4, 1963 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ray Gordon defeated Felix Godo > Dr. Menendez defeated Marcus Godo > Lenny Montana defeated Derrell Cochran > The Mighty Hercules & the Outlaw defeated Tim Geohagen & Chief Little Eagle > Eastern Heavyweight Title Match: Chief Big Heart defeated Tarzan Tyler to win title / Notes: The Eastern Heavyweight Title was a creation of the Atlanta office, and the match between Chief Big Heart and Tarzan Tyler was to determine the inaugural champion. It was announced that Bobo Brazil would be wrestling Tiny Hampton on the card on October 18, 1963.

OCTOBER 4, 1966 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON CITY AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Greg Peterson defeated Red Raider #1 > Jim Osborne & Dennis Hall defeated Ronnie & Chuck Dupree > The Red Raiders defeated Greg Peterson & Mario Galento

OCTOBER 4, 1968 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > The Outlaw defeated Ricky Hunter > Bob Boyer defeated Joe Turco > Nick Kozak defeated Billy Garrett > Paul DeMarco & Louie Tillet defeated the Professional & the Great Hercules > Jim Starr, Stan & Butcher Vachon defeated Bob Armstrong, Alberto & Ramon Torres / Notes: Jack Crawford managed the Outlaw. It was announced that Dale Lewis would be wrestling on the card on October 11, 1968.

OCTOBER 4, 1972 (WEDNESDAY) – COLUMBUS, GA – COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) Notes: We do not have a lineup or full results for this card, but Ox Baker and Skandor Akbar turned on Assassin #1, who was in turn saved by the Avenger.

OCTOBER 4, 1974 (FRIDAY) – ATLANTA, GA – ATLANTA MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM [P] (Paul Jones – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Orton, Jr., and Prince Pullins wrestled to a draw > Mike McCord defeated Rock Riddle > Tom Jones defeated Mark Starr > Bob Roop & Pat Barrett defeated Roger Kirby & Billy Spears > The Sheik defeated Bill Watts by disqualification > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Ole & Gene Anderson* defeated Ron & Terry Garvin > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Don Muraco* versus Buddy Colt ruled a no contest / Notes: Mark Starr substituted for Marvin Beavers in the match with Tom Jones. Eddie Creatchman managed the Sheik. Jimmy Garvin managed Ron & Terry Garvin. Bearcat Wright managed Roger Kirby and Buddy Colt.

OCTOBER 4, 1976 (MONDAY) – AUGUSTA, GA – WILLIAM BELL AUDITORIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mr. X defeated Rick McGraw > Roberto Soto defeated Scott Irwin > The Mongolian Stomper defeated Gino Hernandez > Rock Hunter & Killer Brooks versus the Black Bombers ended in a double disqualification > Coal Miner’s Glove Match: Mr. Wrestling #2 defeated Dick Slater / Notes: J.J. Dillon managed the Mongolian Stomper.

OCTOBER 4, 1977 (TUESDAY) – MACON, GA – MACON COLISEUM (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ken Dillinger versus Jerry Stubbs > Bill White versus Steven Little Bear > Randy Savage & Jacques Goulet versus Dick Slater & Mr. Wrestling #2 > Tony Atlas versus the Executioner > Bill Domo versus Pak Song / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found.

OCTOBER 4, 1979 (THURSDAY) – ROME, GA – ROME MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tony Atlas versus Luke Graham > Bobby Jaggers & Killer Karl Kox versus Bob Armstrong & Andre the Giant / Notes: No documented results for this card have been found. Bobby Heenan managed Killer Karl Kox and Bobby Jaggers. Ricky Fields was also advertised.

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.