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CARDS & RESULTS: 1960s
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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Babs Wingo; Bad Boy Hines; the Bat (03);
Big Humphrey; Bill Alexander (01); Bill Dromo; Brownie the Brute; the Brute; Bud Pella; Charlie Harben; Chief Little Eagle; Choo-Choo
Lynn; Chris Averoff; Count Alberto; Derrell Cochran; El Lobo (01); Elmo Chappell; Ernest Butts; the Fabulous Moolah; Farmer Powell;
Fran Gravette; Fred Ward; Freddie Blassie; the Great John L.; Harold White; Haystacks Calhoun; Jack Terry; Joey Maxim; Johnny Weaver;
Judy Grable; Kathleen Wimbley; Krusher Larson; Larry King; Mike Paidousis; “Mr. Kay Fabian�; Mr. X (08); Owen Henley; Paul
Jones (01); Pepper Rodriguez; Ray Gunkel; Ricky Longino; Rita Cortez; Robert McCoy; Serge Malkoff; Tokyo Joe (01); Vince Bryant.

January 1, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Colored Women’s Title Match: Babs Wingo* over Kathleen Wimbley to retain the title > Texas Death Match: Ray Gunkel
over Mike Paidousis / Notes: The origin of the Colored Women’s Title is unclear to us at this time.

January 6, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bud Pella over Mike Paidousis by disqualification > Vince Bryant & Bud Pella over Mike Paidousis & Mr. X (08) > Johnny
Weaver over Freddie Blassie by disqualification

January 8, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Mike Paidousis versus Vince Bryant > Johnny Weaver & Chief Little Eagle versus Tokyo Joe (01) & Mr. X (08) > Southern
Heavyweight Title Match: Ray Gunkel* over Freddie Blassie to retain the title / Notes: Gunkel had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight
Champion since he went over Blassie on December 25, 1959, in Atlanta.

January 12, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Mr.
X (08) over Bud Pella > Charlie Harben & Mr. X (08) over Vince Bryant & Bud Pella > Freddie Blassie over Chief Little Eagle by
disqualification

January 13, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Vince Bryant and Mr. X (08) went to a draw > Tokyo Joe (01) & Mr. X (08) versus Vince Bryant & Chief Little Eagle ended in a
no contest > Freddie Blassie over Johnny Weaver / Notes: Joey Maxim was the special referee for the Blassie-Weaver match.

January 15, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bud Pella versus Tokyo Joe (01) > Tokyo Joe (01) & Mr. X (08) versus Vince Bryant & Bud Pella > Texas Death Match: Freddie Blassie
versus Johnny Weaver

January 19, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Vince Bryant and Mr. X (08) went to a draw > Mixed Tag Team Match: Vince Bryant & Judy Grable over Rita Cortez & Mr. X (08) > No
Disqualification Match: Freddie Blassie over Chief Little Eagle

January 20, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tokyo Joe (01) and Chief Little Eagle went to a draw at 15:00 > Vince Bryant & Chief Little Eagle over Tokyo Joe (01) & Mr. X
(08) > Ten-Round Boxing Match: Freddie Blassie over Joey Maxim at 2:18 in the fourth round

January 26, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Derrell Cochran and Bud Pella went to a draw > Vince Bryant over Mr. X (08) by disqualification > Indian Death Match: Freddie Blassie
over Chief Little Eagle / Notes: Joey Maxim was the special referee for the Blassie-Little Eagle match.

January 27, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Vince Bryant versus Count Alberto > Freddie Blassie over Chief Little Eagle by disqualification > Women’s World Title
Match: the Fabulous Moolah* over Rita Cortez to retain the title / Notes: Moolah had been billed as Women’s World Champion since
she went over Judy Grable on September 18, 1956, in Baltimore, MD. However, she was not considered the undisputed champion until
June Byers retired with her title, won in Atlanta on August 20, 1954, in a win over Mildred Burke, until Byers retired in 1964.

January 29, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Vince Bryant & Chief Little Eagle over Bud Pella & Tokyo Joe (01) > Women’s World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah*
over Rita Cortez to retain the title > Freddie Blassie over Mr. X (08) / Notes: Moolah had been billed as Women’s World Champion
since she went over Judy Grable on September 18, 1956, in Baltimore, MD. However, she was not considered the undisputed champion
until June Byers retired with her title, won in Atlanta on August 20, 1954, in a win over Mildred Burke, until Byers retired in 1964.

February 2, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Ray Gunkel over Tokyo Joe (01) at 18:00 > Women’s World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah* over Fran Gravette to retain the title >
Boxer versus Wrestler Match: Freddie Blassie over Joey Maxim at 2:43 in the third round / Notes: Moolah had been billed as Womenâ
€™s World Champion since she went over Judy Grable on September 18, 1956, in Baltimore, MD. However, she was not considered the
undisputed champion until June Byers retired with her title, won in Atlanta on August 20, 1954, in a win over Mildred Burke, until Byers
retired in 1964.

February 3, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran and Chris Averoff went to a draw at 20:00 > Vince Bryant over Tokyo Joe (01) > Texas Death Match: Freddie
Blassie over Chief Little Eagle

February 5, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [
Program] (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran & Vince Bryant over Chris Averoff & Bud Pella > Chief Little Eagle over Tokyo Joe (01) >
Death Match: Freddie Blassie over Ray Gunkel / Notes: Jones was the special referee for the Blassie-Gunkel match. It was billed that
there was to be an ambulance at the door, prepared to take away the loser of the match, and Blassie had vowed that if he did not put
Gunkel in the hospital, he would leave Georgia. In the program for this card, the winner of the previous week’s Mystery Wrestler
Contest was “Mr. Kay Fabian.� It was announced that Haystacks Calhoun would be on the card on March 5, 1960, and that Pepper
Rodriguez and the Bat (03) would be wrestling in Atlanta soon. Little Eagle participated in an autograph session for fans.

February 9, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > the
Bat (03) over Ricky Longino > Vince Bryant over Bud Pella > Man versus Animal Match: Brownie the Brute over Freddie Blassie by
disqualification

February 10, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Alexander (01) and Choo-Choo Lynn went to a draw at 15:00 > Chief Little Eagle over Chris Averoff > Vince Bryant over
Pepper Rodriguez > Man versus Animal Match: Brownie the Brute over Freddie Blassie by disqualification

February 12, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo versus Bud Pella > Chief Little Eagle versus the Bat (03) > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle versus Bud Pella & the Bat (03) >
Man versus Animal Match: Freddie Blassie versus Brownie the Brute

February 16, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Welterweight Boxing Match: Harold White and Ernest Butts ended in a draw > Bill Dromo over the Bat (03) by disqualification > Krusher
Larson over Farmer Powell > Freddie Blassie versus Vince Bryant ended in a no contest

February 17, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Ricky Longino over Krusher Larson by disqualification > Krusher Larson & the Great John L. over Bill Dromo & Ricky
Longino > Freddie Blassie versus Vince Bryant ended in a no contest

February 24, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo over Bad Boy Hines at 17:00 > Chief Little Eagle over Krusher Larson by disqualification > Big Humphrey over the
Great John L. at 8:00

February 26, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Vince Bryant & Chief Little Eagle versus Krusher Larson & El Lobo (01) > Big Humphrey versus Bad Boy Hines > Bill Dromo versus Tokyo
Joe (01)

March 1, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Krusher Larson over Pepper Rodriguez > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun over Jack Terry & Bad Boy Hines at 0:22 > Southern
Heavyweight Title Match: Ray Gunkel* over Freddie Blassie to retain the title / Notes: Gunkel had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight
Champion since he went over Blassie on December 25, 1959, in Atlanta.

March 2, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Chief Little Eagle over the Great John L. by disqualification > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle over Krusher Larson & the Great
John L. > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun over Jack Terry & Bad Boy Hines

March 4, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo & Chief Little Eagle versus Bad Boy Hines & the Great John L. > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun versus Jack Terry & the
Brute

March 5, 1960 (Saturday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Vince Bryant & Pepper Rodriguez over Bad Boy Hines & the Great John L. > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun over Jack
Terry & Bad Boy Hines > Ray Gunkel over Freddie Blassie

March 7, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Freddie Blassie versus Ray Gunkel / Notes: Haystacks Calhoun was advertised.

March 8, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Alexander (01) & Pepper Rodriguez versus Krusher Larson & the Great John L. > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun over Freddie
Blassie & Jack Terry

March 9, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Pepper Rodriguez versus Krusher Larson > Bill Dromo & Pepper Rodriguez over Krusher Larson & the Brute by
disqualification > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun over Jack Terry & Freddie Blassie by disqualification at 5:00

March 11, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Vince Bryant versus Tokyo Joe (01) > Bill Dromo versus the Great John L. > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun versus Freddie Blassie
& Jack Terry

March 14, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Vince Bryant & Pepper Rodriguez versus Tokyo Joe (01) & Bad Boy Hines > Handicap Match: Haystacks Calhoun versus Freddie Blassie
& Jack Terry

March 15, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Vince Bryant over Jack Terry by disqualification > Freddie Blassie over Haystacks Calhoun by disqualification > Handicap Match: Big
Humphrey over Krusher Larson & the Great John L.

March 16, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Pepper Rodriguez and the Great John L. went to a draw at 15:00 > Vince Bryant over Jack Terry by disqualification at 10:00 >
Bill Dromo & Vince Bryant & Pepper Rodriguez over Jack Terry & Krusher Larson & the Great John L. > Freddie Blassie over Haystacks
Calhoun by disqualification

March 18, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo versus Tokyo Joe (01) > Ray Gunkel versus Jack Terry > Ray Gunkel & Bill Dromo & Haystacks Calhoun versus Freddie Blassie &
Jack Terry & Tokyo Joe (01)

March 21, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Vince Bryant versus Bill Alexander (01) > Jack Terry versus Chief Little Eagle > Haystacks Calhoun versus Freddie Blassie

March 22, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Chief Little Eagle over Jack Terry by disqualification > Vince Bryant & Chief Little Eagle over Jack Terry & Larry King > Freddie Blassie over
Haystacks Calhoun by countout

March 23, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo and the Brute went to a draw at 15:00 > Bill Dromo & Vince Bryant over Jack Terry & the Brute > No
Disqualification Match: Freddie Blassie and Haystacks Calhoun went to a draw

March 25, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo over Jack Terry > Ray Gunkel & Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle over Jack Terry & Krusher Larson & Tokyo Joe (01)
> Freddie Blassie over Haystacks Calhoun

March 28, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo versus Serge Malkoff > Handicap Match: Big Humphrey versus Jack Terry & Bad Boy Hines > Barbed Wire Fence Match:
Freddie Blassie versus Haystacks Calhoun

March 29, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo over Bill Alexander (01) > Vince Bryant over Jack Terry > Bill Dromo & Haystacks Calhoun over Freddie Blassie & Jack Terry

March 30, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Pepper Rodriguez over the Brute by disqualification at 14:00 > Owen Henley and Choo-Choo Lynn went to a draw >
Handicap Match: Big Humphrey over Jack Terry & Bad Boy Hines > Barbed Wire Fence Match: Haystacks Calhoun over Freddie Blassie
by disqualification