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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Art Nelson; Baby Cheryl; Bad Boy Hines; Big
Humphrey; Bill Alexander (01); Bill Dromo; the Brute; Charlie Harben; Chief Little Eagle; Choo-Choo Lynn; Corsica Jean; Corsica Joe; the
Corsicans; Cowboy Bradley; Darling Dagmar; Dick Steinborn; Dickie Gunkel; Doug Gilbert (01); Elmo Chappell; Eric Pederson; Farmer
Powell; Fred Ward; Freddie Blassie; Gloria Barratini; Gorgeous George (01); Haystacks Calhoun; Jack Terry; Jeffries; Krusher Larson;
the Lady Angel; Larry King; Leo Garibaldi; Lou Whitson; Mae Young; Margie Ramsey; the Mask; the Masked Mauler; “the Masked
Team�; Mickey Blassie; the Mighty Yankee (01); Owen Henley; Paul Anderson; Paul Jones (01); Pepper Rodriguez; Prince Nero; Ray
Gunkel; Rita Cortez; Robert McCoy; Serge Malkoff; Tiny Roe; Tokyo Joe (01); Vince Bryant.

April 1, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Vince Bryant versus Jack Terry > International Tag Team Title Match: Ray Gunkel & Dickie Gunkel* versus Serge Malkoff & Bad Boy
Hines > No Disqualification Match: Freddie Blassie over Haystacks Calhoun / Notes: There was no referee for the Blassie-Calhoun
match. It is unclear to us at this time how the Gunkels came to be recognized as International Tag Team Champions. The last reference
we have shows Ray Gunkel and Don McIntyre defending the title against Blassie and Skull Murphy on March 27, 1959, in Atlanta.

April 2, 1960 (Saturday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Larry King versus Bill Alexander (01) > Ray Gunkel versus Jack Terry > Blood Match (No Time Limit): Haystacks Calhoun versus Freddie
Blassie / Notes: There was no referee for the Blassie-Calhoun match.

April 5, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Eric
Pederson over Pepper Rodriguez > Big Humphrey over Bad Boy Hines > Paul Anderson over the Brute

April 6, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Eric Pederson over Big Humphrey > Women’s Match: Gloria Barratini over Mae Young > Paul Anderson over Tokyo Joe (01) by
disqualification

April 8, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Bill Dromo over Larry King > Women’s Southern Title Match: Gloria Barratini over Mae Young > Paul Anderson over Tokyo Joe (01)
> International Tag Team Title Match: Ray Gunkel & Dickie Gunkel* over Freddie Blassie & Eric Pederson to retain the title / Notes: The
Gunkels had been billed as International Tag Team Champions since April 1, 1960. It is unclear whether Barratini or Young were the
defending Women’s Southern Champion. The last reference we have shows Judy Grable defending the title against Rita Cortez on
March 21, 1959, in Atlanta.

April 11, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Paul Anderson versus Eric Pederson

April 12, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo and the Brute went to a draw > Eric Pederson & the Brute over Vince Bryant & Bill Dromo > Paul Anderson over Tokyo Joe (01)

April 13, 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 > Eric Pederson over Pepper Rodriguez at 11:00 > Eric Pederson & the
Brute over Bill Dromo & Pepper Rodriguez > No Disqualification Match: Paul Anderson over Tokyo Joe (01) at 6:45

April 15, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Eric Pederson versus Vince Bryant > Handicap Match: Big Humphrey over Krusher Larson & Bad Boy Hines > Southern
Heavyweight Title Match: Freddie Blassie over Dickie Gunkel* to win the title / Notes: It is unclear as to how Gunkel came to be
recognized as Southern Heavyweight Champion. The last reference we have shows Ray Gunkel defending the title against Blassie on
March 1, 1960, in Macon.

April 18, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo versus the Brute > Eric Pederson versus Chief Little Eagle > Bill Dromo & Vince Bryant versus Krusher Larson & the Brute

April 20, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo over Bad Boy Hines at 13:00 > Vince Bryant over the Brute > Paul Anderson over Serge Malkoff / Notes: The Brute
substituted for Eric Pederson in the match against Bryant.

April 22, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo versus Mickey Blassie > Big Humphrey versus Krusher Larson > Paul Anderson & Bill Dromo versus Eric Pederson & Mickey
Blassie

April 27, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Krusher Larson versus Chief Little Eagle > Eric Pederson & Krusher Larson over Big Humphrey & Chief Little Eagle > Paul
Anderson over Serge Malkoff at 20:00

April 29, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Art Nelson versus Farmer Powell > Losers Leaves Match: Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle over Tokyo Joe (01) & Krusher
Larson > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Freddie Blassie* over Paul Anderson to retain the title / Notes: Blassie had been the
reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dickie Gunkel on April 15, 1960, in Atlanta.

April 30, 1960 (Saturday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Big Humphrey versus the Brute > Pepper Rodriguez versus Krusher Larson > Paul Anderson & Big Humphrey versus Freddie Blassie &
Mickey Blassie

May 3, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Vince
Bryant over Art Nelson by disqualification > Midget Women’s Match: Darling Dagmar over Baby Cheryl > International Tag Team Title
Match: Freddie Blassie & Eric Pederson* versus Vince Bryant & Chief Little Eagle ended in a no contest; Blassie & Pederson retained the
title / Notes: It is unclear as to how Blassie and Pederson came to be recognized as International Tag Team Champions. The last
reference we have show Ray Gunkel and Dickie Gunkel defending the title against Blassie & Pederson on April 8, 1960, in Atlanta.

May 4, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Art Nelson versus Pepper Rodriguez > Midget Women’s Match: Darling Dagmar over Baby Cheryl > Eric Pederson over Chief Little
Eagle

May 6, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Chief Little Eagle over Jack Terry > Eric Pederson over Bill Dromo > Cage Match (No Disqualification): Haystacks Calhoun over Freddie
Blassie / Notes: Terry substituted for Art Nelson in the match against Little Eagle when Nelson refused to get in the ring. Jones reported
later that Nelson had been suspended as a result.

May 10, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo and the Mask went to a draw at 30:00 > “The Masked Team� (actual team name and members involved are unknown to us
at this time) over Bill Dromo & Bill Alexander (01) > Eric Pederson over Chief Little Eagle by disqualification

May 11, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Vince Bryant versus Prince Nero > Bill Dromo & Pepper Rodriguez over Mickey Blassie & Prince Nero > Indian Thong Match: Eric
Pederson over Chief Little Eagle

May 13, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [
Program] (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Mickey Blassie over Vince Bryant > Bill Dromo over Pepper Rodriguez > Midget Women’s Match: Darling Dagmar over
Baby Cheryl > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Freddie Blassie* versus Eric Pederson ended in a no contest; Blassie retained the title
/ Notes: Bryant replaced Rodriguez in the match against Blassie, as Rodriguez substituted for the Mask in the match against Dromo. The
Blassie-Pederson match was billed as a ‘Battle of the Brutes.’ Blassie had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion
since he went over Dickie Gunkel on April 15, 1960, in Atlanta. Dagmar participated in an autograph session for fans.

May 14, 1960 (Saturday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo versus Prince Nero > Bill Alexander (01) versus Chief Little Eagle > Mixed Tag Team Match: Bill Dromo & Darling Dagmar
versus Prince Nero & Baby Cheryl

May 17, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Women’s Match: Margie Ramsey over the Lady Angel by disqualification > Mixed Tag Team Match: Lou Whitson & Margie Ramsey
over the Mask & the Lady Angel > Indian Thong Match: Eric Pederson over Chief Little Eagle

May 18, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Owen Henley and Prince Nero went to a draw at 15:00 > Mickey Blassie & Prince Nero over Owen Henley & Lou Whitson > Eric
Pederson over Bill Dromo

May 20, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Lou Whitson and Prince Nero went to a draw > Bill Dromo over Mickey Blassie > Women’s Match: the Lady Angel over Margie
Ramsey > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Freddie Blassie* over Eric Pederson to retain the title / Notes: Blassie had been the
reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dickie Gunkel on April 15, 1960, in Atlanta.

May 24, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Doug
Gilbert (01) versus Prince Nero > Doug Gilbert (01) & Lou Whitson versus Mickey Blassie & Prince Nero > Eric Pederson versus Bill
Dromo

May 25, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Lou Whitson over Mickey Blassie by disqualification at 14:00 > Mixed Tag Team Match: Mickey Blassie & the Lady Angel over Lou
Whitson & Margie Ramsey > Freddie Blassie over Bill Dromo / Notes: Blassie substituted for Eric Pederson in the match against Dromo.

May 27, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo versus Mickey Blassie > Women’s Match: Rita Cortez versus the Lady Angel > Mixed Tag Team Match: Ray Gunkel & Bill
Dromo & Rita Cortez versus Freddie Blassie & Mickey Blassie & the Lady Angel

May 31, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Doug
Gilbert (01) and Corsica Joe went to a draw > the Corsicans (Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe) over Lou Whitson & Doug Gilbert (01) >
Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Freddie Blassie* over Bill Dromo to retain the title / Notes: Blassie had been the reigning Southern
Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dickie Gunkel on April 15, 1960, in Atlanta.

June 1, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Lou Whitson versus Corsica Joe > Doug Gilbert (01) versus Prince Nero > the Corsicans (Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe) over Lou
Whitson & Chief Little Eagle

June 3, 1960 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Chief
Little Eagle versus the Mighty Yankee (01) > Ray Gunkel versus Mickey Blassie > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle versus Freddie Blassie
& the Mighty Yankee (01) ended in a no contest / Notes: It was reported that Blassie and the Yankee received stab wounds from fans
during a minor riot that began during the match against Dromo and Little Eagle. Mickey Blassie joined Blassie and the Yankee at the ring
during the match.

June 7, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Corsica Jean versus Chief Little Eagle > the Corsicans (Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe) over Doug Gilbert (01) & Chief Little Eagle > Choo-
Choo Lynn over Mickey Blassie / Notes: Mickey Blassie substituted for Freddie Blassie in the match against Lynn.

June 8, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Lou Whitson over Corsica Jean by disqualification > Bill Dromo over Mickey Blassie by disqualification > the Corsicans (Corsica Jean
& Corsica Joe) over Doug Gilbert (01) & Lou Whitson

June 10, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Doug Gilbert (01) and Corsica Jean went to a draw > International Tag Team Title Match: the Corsicans (Corsica Jean &
Corsica Joe)* over Doug Gilbert (01) & Lou Whitson to retain the title > the Mighty Yankee (01) over Chief Little Eagle > Southern
Heavyweight Title Match: Ray Gunkel over Freddie Blassie* to win the title / Notes: Blassie had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight
Champion since he went over Dickie Gunkel on April 15, 1960, in Atlanta. It is unclear as to how the Corsicans came to be recognized as
International Tag Team Champions. The last reference we have shows Blassie and Eric Pederson defending the title against Little
Eagle and Vince Bryant on May 3, 1960, in Macon.

June 11, 1960 (Saturday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Doug Gilbert (01) versus Corsica Joe > Lou Whitson & Doug Gilbert (01) versus the Corsicans (Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe) > Bill
Dromo versus the Mighty Yankee (01)

June 15, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Texas Death Match: Bill Dromo over Mickey Blassie at 22:00 > Leo Garibaldi & Doug Gilbert (01) versus the Corsicans
(Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe) ended in a no contest

June 17, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Leo Garibaldi versus Lou Whitson > Dickie Gunkel & Chief Little Eagle versus the Corsicans (Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe)
> Southern Heavyweight Title Match: the Mighty Yankee (01) over Ray Gunkel* to win the title / Notes: Gunkel had been the reigning
Southern Heavyweight Champion since he went over Freddie Blassie on June 10, 1960, in Atlanta.

June 21, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Battle
Royal featuring the Mighty Yankee (01), Choo-Choo Lynn, Chief Little Eagle, Bill Alexander (01), Mickey Blassie and Leo Garibaldi > Bill
Alexander (01) and Chief Little Eagle went to a draw at 15:00 > Choo-Choo Lynn over Mickey Blassie > Leo Garibaldi and the Mighty
Yankee (01) went to a draw at one fall each / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason or the result for the battle royal.

June 22, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > the Mighty Yankee (01) over Chief Little Eagle > Doug Gilbert (01) and Corsica Joe went to a draw > Corsican Death Match:
Leo Garibaldi over Corsica Jean at 34:00

June 24, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Corsica Jean over Bill Alexander (01) > the Corsicans (Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe) over Bill Alexander (01) & Doug Gilbert
(01) > Leo Garibaldi over Mickey Blassie > Dick Steinborn over the Mighty Yankee (01) by disqualification / Notes: Jones was the special
referee for the Steinborn-Yankee match.

June 28, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Leo
Garibaldi and the Mighty Yankee (01) went to a draw > Midget Match: Cowboy Bradley over Tiny Roe > Gorgeous George (01) over Doug
Gilbert (01) / Notes: George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.

June 29, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Midget Match: Cowboy Bradley over Tiny Roe > Dick Steinborn & Charlie Harben over Corsica Joe & the Masked Mauler >
Leo Garibaldi versus Gorgeous George (01) ended in a no contest / Notes: George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.