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CARDS & RESULTS: 1950s
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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Aldo Bogni; Andre Drapp; Benny Matta;
Carlos Rodriguez; Carol Cook; Catherine Simpson; Charlie Keene; Chief Big Heart; China Maria; Chris Averoff; Dizzy Davis; Don McIntyre;
Gordon Walker; Gorgeous George (01); Gorgeous Gilpin; Harry Smith; Ivan Petroff; Jack Bowers; Jack Steele; Jack Vansky; Jeffries; Jerry
Graham; Jo Mullineaux; Johnny Harmon; Paul DeGaulle; Paul Jones (01); Red Dugan; Red McIntyre; Steve Novak; the Swedish Angel;
Tokyo Joe (01); Tom Drake; Tom Mahoney; Tommy Milan; Tommy O’Toole; Wild Red Berry.

January 1, 1955 (Saturday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jack Steele over Harry Smith > Don McIntyre & Harry Smith over Tommy O’Toole & Jack Steele > Tom Drake over Ivan
Petroff > Chief Big Heart over Jerry Graham by disqualification

January 3, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Johnny Harmon versus Ivan Petroff > Jerry Graham over Harry Smith by disqualification

January 7, 1955 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tommy O’Toole and Jack Bowers went to a draw > Dizzy Davis over Paul DeGaulle > Chief Big Heart over Tokyo Joe
(01) > Don McIntyre over Jerry Graham

January 10, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Charlie Keene versus Red McIntyre > Jerry Graham versus Harry Smith

January 17, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jack Bowers versus Charlie Keene > Boxing Match: Jerry Graham versus Harry Smith

January 24, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Harry Smith & Jack Bowers versus Charlie Keene & Ivan Petroff

January 28, 1955 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Red McIntyre over Johnny Harmon > Women’s Match: China Maria over Carol Cook > Dizzy Davis over Harry Smith > Don
McIntyre & Chief Big Heart over Jerry Graham & Tokyo Joe (01)

January 31, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Johnny Harmon versus Charlie Keene > Jerry Graham versus Harry Smith

February 4, 1955 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Chief Big Heart over Tommy O’Toole > Chris Averoff over Benny Matta > Red McIntyre & Chief Big Heart over Tommy Oâ
€™Toole & Aldo Bogni > Jerry Graham over Dizzy Davis

February 7, 1955 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Jack Bowers versus Aldo Bogni > Tommy O’Toole versus Chris Averoff > Dizzy Davis versus Chief Big Heart > Jack Bowers & Chris
Averoff versus Tommy O’Toole & Aldo Bogni

February 7, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Harry Smith & Gorgeous Gilpin versus Ivan Petroff & Red Dugan

February 14, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Benny Matta versus the Swedish Angel > Jerry Graham versus Red McIntyre

February 21, 1955 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Harry Smith over Ivan Petroff > Chris Averoff and Aldo Bogni went to a draw > Jerry Graham over Dizzy Davis two falls to one >
Harry Smith & Chris Averoff over Ivan Petroff & Aldo Bogni

February 21, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Johnny Harmon versus Benny Matta > Red McIntyre versus the Swedish Angel

February 28, 1955 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Aldo Bogni versus Gorgeous Gilpin > Harry Smith versus Red McIntyre > Jerry Graham versus Dizzy Davis

February 28, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Chris Averoff versus Carlos Rodriguez > Benny Matta versus Tokyo Joe (01)

March 7, 1955 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Tom Drake and Harry Smith went to a draw at 20:00 > the Swedish Angel over Red McIntyre > Texas Death Match: Jerry Graham over
Dizzy Davis

March 7, 1955 (Monday) – Quitman, GA – Quitman High School Gymnasium (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jack Bowers versus Carlos Rodriguez > Chris Averoff versus Tokyo Joe (01)

March 14, 1955 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Tommy Milan versus Tokyo Joe (01) > Jack Vansky versus Harry Smith > Dizzy Davis versus the Swedish Angel > Tommy Milan & Harry
Smith versus Jack Vansky & Tokyo Joe (01)

March 14, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Mixed Tag Team Match: Chris Averoff & Jo Mullineaux versus Carlos Rodriguez & Catherine Simpson

March 21, 1955 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Tommy Milan versus Wild Red Berry > Andre Drapp versus Jerry Graham > Jack Vansky versus Dizzy Davis

March 21, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Chris Averoff versus the Swedish Angel > Carlos Rodriguez over Red McIntyre

March 25, 1955 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tokyo Joe (01) over the Swedish Angel > Andre Drapp and Dizzy Davis went to a draw > Wild Red Berry over Red McIntyre >
Boxing Match: Don McIntyre over Jerry Graham by technical knockout in the sixth round / Notes: It was reported that 6,800 were in
attendance for this card.

March 28, 1955 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Tom Mahoney – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Andre Drapp over Jerry Graham by countout > Dizzy Davis over Steve Novak by countout > Wild Red Berry over Gorgeous George (01) two
falls to one / Notes: George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.

March 28, 1955 (Monday) – Valdosta, GA – Valdosta Livestock Arena (Gordon Walker – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Chris Averoff versus Aldo Bogni > Chicken Wire Cage Match: Carlos Rodriguez versus Red McIntyre ended in a no contest