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CARDS & RESULTS: 1950s
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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Art Nelson; Babe Zaharias; Ben Porter;
Bonnie Watson; Carole Carota; Catherine Simpson; Choo-Choo Lynn; Clyde Steeves; Dick Big Kettle; Don Big Kettle; Don McIntyre; Donn
Lewin; Frank Taylor; Freddie Blassie; Fritz Krueger (02); Fuzzy Cupid; Gordon Walker; Gorgeous Gilpin; Ida Mae Martinez; J.C. Johnson;
Jack Dillon; Karl Kowalski; Lee Grable; Leo Numa; Mike Clancy; Mildred Burke; Omar Khayam; Paul Jones (01); Randy Boatwright; Ray
Villmer; Red Dugan; Red McIntyre; Reyes Nacho; Shirley West; Sky Hi Lee; the Swedish Angel; Terry Majors; Tex Riley; Tinker Todd; Tiny
Oxford; Tito Infante; Tom Mahoney; Tuffy McRae; Verne Gagne; Victorio Gonzales; Walter Kameroff; Wild Man Zimm.

January 1, 1954 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Mike Clancy and Karl Kowalski went to a draw > Babe Zaharias over Donn Lewin > Leo Numa over Tex Riley > Don McIntyre
over Jack Dillon

January 4, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Midget Match: Victorio Gonzales versus Tuffy McRae > Leo Numa versus Jack Dillon > Frank Taylor versus Red McIntyre > Southern
Heavyweight Title Match: Ray Villmer* over Don McIntyre to retain the title / Notes: Villmer had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight
Champion since he went over Don McIntyre on October 16, 1953, in Atlanta.

January 5, 1954 (Tuesday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Women’s Match: Terry Majors versus Carole Carota > Red McIntyre over Jack Dillon / Notes: The Valdosta office was
working with Paul Jones’ (01) Atlanta office at this time.

January 8, 1954 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Red McIntyre over Karl Kowalski > Mike Clancy and Frank Taylor went to a draw > Midget Tag Team Match: Tito Infante & Tuffy
McRae over Fritz Krueger (02) & Fuzzy Cupid > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Ray Villmer* over Leo Numa to retain the title / Notes:
Villmer had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he went over Don McIntyre on October 16, 1953, in Atlanta.

January 11, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Randy Boatwright versus Choo-Choo Lynn > Frank Taylor versus Wild Man Zimm > Leo Numa versus Babe Zaharias > Southern
Heavyweight Title Match: Don McIntyre over Ray Villmer* to win the title / Notes: Villmer had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight
Champion since he went over McIntyre on October 16, 1953, in Atlanta.

January 12, 1954 (Tuesday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Amateur Match: Ben Porter versus J.C. Johnson > Red McIntyre versus Red Dugan > Jack Dillon versus Tiny Oxford

January 18, 1954 (Monday) – Thomson, GA (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) / Notes: A card was
advertised for this date, but no further information has been found.

January 25, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Leo Numa and Jack Dillon went to a draw > Gorgeous Gilpin over Babe Zaharias by disqualification > Women’s World Title Match:
Mildred Burke* over Catherine Simpson two falls to none to retain the title > Frank Taylor over Don McIntyre / Notes: Burke had been the
reigning Women’s World Champion since she went over Betty Nichols in Columbus, OH, on December 1, 1938.

January 29, 1954 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jack Dillon versus Wild Man Zimm > Red McIntyre versus Babe Zaharias > Leo Numa versus Frank Taylor > Women’s
World Title Match: Mildred Burke* versus Catherine Simpson / Notes: Burke had been the reigning Women’s World Champion since
she went over Betty Nichols in Columbus, OH, on December 1, 1938.

February 8, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Gorgeous Gilpin versus Wild Man Zimm > Leo Numa & Red McIntyre versus Jack Dillon & Babe Zaharias > Frank Taylor versus the
Swedish Angel

February 19, 1954 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Walter Kameroff and Tinker Todd went to a draw > Red McIntyre over Omar Khayam > Leo Numa over Frank Taylor > Verne
Gagne over Art Nelson

February 22, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Reyes Nacho over Leo Numa > Tinker Todd over Jack Dillon by disqualification > Women’s Match: Ida Mae Martinez over
Shirley West two falls to none > Frank Taylor over Don McIntyre two falls to one

March 1, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Reyes Nacho over Walter Kameroff > Leo Numa over Omar Khayam by disqualification > Don McIntyre & Red McIntyre over Jack Dillon &
Frank Taylor two falls to none

March 15, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Women’s World Title Match: Mildred Burke* versus Bonnie Watson > Don Big Kettle & Dick Big Kettle versus Leo Numa & Red
McIntyre / Notes: Burke had been the reigning Women’s World Champion since she went over Betty Nichols in Columbus, OH, on
December 1, 1938.

March 22, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Lee Grable over Omar Khayam > Women’s World Title Match: Mildred Burke* over Bonnie Watson two falls to one to retain the title >
Don Big Kettle & Dick Big Kettle over Don McIntyre & Gorgeous Gilpin / Notes: Burke had been the reigning Women’s World
Champion since she went over Betty Nichols in Columbus, OH, on December 1, 1938.

March 26, 1954 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Don Big Kettle & Dick Big Kettle over Don McIntyre & Gorgeous Gilpin > Lee Grable over Omar Khayam > Women’s
Match: Mildred Burke over Bonnie Watson > Verne Gagne over Sky Hi Lee

March 29, 1954 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Clyde Steeves versus Gorgeous Gilpin > Lee Grable versus the Swedish Angel > Red McIntyre versus Dick Big Kettle > Southern
Heavyweight Title Match: Freddie Blassie* versus Don Big Kettle / Notes: Blassie had been billed as Southern Heavyweight Champion
since he allegedly over Mr. Moto on February 8, 1954, in Birmingham, AL.