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CARDS & RESULTS: 1960s
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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Bill Alexander (01); Bill Dromo; Bill Strozier;
Boris Volkoff; Charlie Harben; Choo-Choo Lynn; Corsica Jean; Cowboy Bradley; Dick Steinborn; Don McClarty; Don McIntyre; El Lobo
(02); the Fabulous Moolah; Farmer Powell; Fran Gravette; Fred Ward; Freddie Blassie; George Drake; Gloria Barratini; Gorgeous George
(01); Hans Schmidt; Jack Curtis; Jeffries; Johnny Weaver; the Lady Angel; Leo Garibaldi; Lou Stinson; Mae Young; the Masked Mauler;
Mickey Blassie; the Mighty Yankee (01); Mr. X (09); Mr. X (10); Nick Roberts; Nicoli Volkoff; Owen Henley; Paul Jones (01); Penny Banner;
Ray Gunkel; Red Dugan; Reginald Gable; Rita Cortez; Robert McCoy; Roy Nelson; Tiny Roe; Tony Neopolitan; Vince Bryant.

July 1, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Bill Dromo & Lou Stinson over Corsica Jean & the Masked Mauler > Midget World Title Match: Cowboy Bradley* over Tiny Roe to retain
the title > Leo Garibaldi over the Mighty Yankee (01) by disqualification > Dick Steinborn over Gorgeous George (01) by disqualification /
Notes: George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries. The origin of the Midget World Title is unclear to us at this time.

July 4, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo versus Gorgeous George (01) / Notes: George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.

July 5, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Alexander (01) over Mickey Blassie by disqualification at 27:00 > Women’s Match: Gloria Barratini over Mae Young at 37:00 > Leo
Garibaldi over Gorgeous George (01) / Notes: George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.

July 6, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Women’s Match: Mae Young versus Gloria Barratini > Leo Garibaldi over Gorgeous George (01) / Notes: It was reported that 1,200
were in attendance for this card. George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.

July 8, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Mixed Tag Team Match: Leo Garibaldi & Gloria Barratini over Mickey Blassie & Mae Young > Dick Steinborn over Gorgeous George (01)
> Loser Leaves Match: the Mighty Yankee (01) over Freddie Blassie / Notes: George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.

July 11, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Freddie Blassie versus Bill Dromo

July 12, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tony
Neopolitan over Vince Bryant > Tony Neopolitan & Corsica Jean over Vince Bryant & Bill Alexander (01) > Leo Garibaldi over Freddie
Blassie

July 13, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Vince Bryant and Corsica Jean went to a draw at 20:00 > Tony Neopolitan & Corsica Jean over Vince Bryant & Dick Steinborn >
Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Leo Garibaldi over the Mighty Yankee (01)* by disqualification; the Yankee retained the title / Notes:
The Yankee had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he went over Ray Gunkel on June 17, 1960, in Atlanta.

July 18, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo versus Mickey Blassie

July 19, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
George Drake versus Farmer Powell > Tony Neopolitan versus Bill Dromo > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: the Mighty Yankee (01)*
versus Leo Garibaldi / Notes: The Yankee had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he went over Ray Gunkel on
June 17, 1960, in Atlanta.

July 20, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Penalty Belt Match: Owen Henley and George Drake went to a draw at 20:00 > Bill Dromo & George Drake over Owen Henley & Tony
Neopolitan by disqualification > No Disqualification Match: the Mighty Yankee (01) over Leo Garibaldi

July 22, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> El Lobo (02) over Farmer Powell > Bill Dromo & Leo Garibaldi over Tony Neopolitan & Corsica Jean > Southern Heavyweight Title
Match: Dick Steinborn over the Mighty Yankee (01)* to win the title / Notes: The Yankee had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight
Champion since he went over Ray Gunkel on June 17, 1960, in Atlanta.

July 25, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
George Drake versus Corsica Jean > Leo Garibaldi versus the Mighty Yankee (01) > Penalty Belt Match: Mickey Blassie versus Bill Dromo

July 26, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tony
Neopolitan and George Drake went to a draw > Bill Dromo & George Drake over Tony Neopolitan & Corsica Jean > No Disqualification
Match: Leo Garibaldi over the Mighty Yankee (01)

July 27, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Bill Dromo and Mickey Blassie went to a draw at 20:00 > Bill Dromo & George Drake over Mickey Blassie & Corsica Jean > Penalty Belt
Match: Leo Garibaldi versus the Mighty Yankee (01) ended in a no contest

July 29, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Ray Gunkel & Leo Garibaldi & Bill Dromo over Tony Neopolitan & Corsica Jean & Mr. X (09) > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: the
Mighty Yankee (01) over Dick Steinborn* to win the title / Notes: Steinborn had been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since
he went over the Yankee on July 22, 1960, in Atlanta.

August 1, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo versus the Mighty Yankee (01)

August 2, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Leo
Garibaldi versus the Mighty Yankee (01) ended in a no contest > Choo-Choo Lynn and Corsica Jean went to a draw > Tony Neopolitan &
Corsica Jean & the Mighty Yankee (01) over Charlie Harben & Leo Garibaldi & Choo-Choo Lynn

August 3, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo over Corsica Jean at 9:00 > George Drake over Mickey Blassie by disqualification > Leo Garibaldi and the Mighty
Yankee (01) went to a draw > Bill Dromo & George Drake & Leo Garibaldi over Mickey Blassie & Corsica Jean & the Mighty Yankee (01)

August 5, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo & Leo Garibaldi over Mickey Blassie & Mr. X (09) > Dick Steinborn over Corsica Jean > Southern Heavyweight
Title Match: the Mighty Yankee (01)* versus Don McIntyre ended in a no contest; the Yankee retained the title / Notes: The Yankee had
been the reigning Southern Heavyweight Champion since he went over Steinborn on July 29, 1960, in Atlanta.

August 8, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff versus George Drake & Bill Alexander (01) > Bill Dromo versus the Mighty Yankee (01)

August 9, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo and Boris Volkoff went to a draw > Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff over Bill Strozier & Bill Dromo > Southern Heavyweight Title Match:
the Mighty Yankee (01)* over Gorgeous George (01) by disqualification to retain the title / Notes: The Yankee had been the reigning
Southern Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dick Steinborn on July 29, 1960, in Atlanta. George was escorted to the ring by his
valet Jeffries.

August 10, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > George Drake and Nicoli Volkoff went to a draw > Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff over George Drake & Bill Strozier > Bill Dromo
over the Mighty Yankee (01) by disqualification

August 12, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff over George Drake & Bill Strozier > Ray Gunkel over Gorgeous George (01) > Southern
Heavyweight Title Match: Don McIntyre over the Mighty Yankee (01)* to win the title / Notes: The Yankee had been the reigning Southern
Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dick Steinborn on July 29, 1960, in Atlanta. There was no referee for the match. George was
escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.

August 15, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Bill Dromo versus Gorgeous George (01) / Notes: Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff were also advertised. George was escorted to the ring
by his valet Jeffries.

August 17, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo and Nicoli Volkoff went to a draw at 15:00 > Dick Steinborn over the Mighty Yankee (01) by disqualification > Boris
Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff over George Drake & Bill Dromo

August 19, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff over Dick Steinborn & George Drake > Johnny Weaver over Tony Neopolitan > Ray Gunkel &
Don McIntyre versus Gorgeous George (01) & the Mighty Yankee (01) ended in a no contest / Notes: George was escorted to the ring by
his valet Jeffries.

August 22, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff versus Dick Steinborn & Don McClarty > Loser Leaves Match (No Disqualification / No Time Limit): Bill
Dromo versus Gorgeous George (01) / Notes: George was escorted to the ring by his valet Jeffries.

August 24, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > George Drake and Boris Volkoff went to a draw at 15:00 > Don McClarty over Roy Nelson by disqualification > Boris Volkoff &
Nicoli Volkoff over George Drake & Bill Dromo / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Nelson.

August 26, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Ray Gunkel & Dick Steinborn & Bill Dromo over Roy Nelson & Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff > Handicap Match: the Mighty
Yankee (01) over Johnny Weaver & Gorgeous George (01) / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Nelson. George was escorted to the ring by
his valet Jeffries.

August 29, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff versus Don McClarty & Bill Alexander (01) > Bill Dromo versus the Mighty Yankee (01)

August 31, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo and Nicoli Volkoff went to a draw at 15:00 > Don McClarty over Hans Schmidt by disqualification > Boris Volkoff &
Nicoli Volkoff over Bill Dromo & Johnny Weaver

September 2, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Roy Nelson & Mickey Blassie versus Dick Steinborn & George Drake > Jack Curtis versus Hans Schmidt > Blood Match:
Johnny Weaver versus the Mighty Yankee (01) / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Nelson.

September 5, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff versus George Drake & Don McClarty > Bill Dromo versus the Mighty Yankee (01)

September 6, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff over Don McClarty & George Drake > Bill Dromo over Hans Schmidt by disqualification

September 7, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo over Nicoli Volkoff at 10:00 > Hans Schmidt over George Drake > Johnny Weaver over Boris Volkoff / Notes: Penny
Banner was the special referee for the Weaver-Volkoff match.

September 9, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Dick Steinborn & Bill Dromo over Roy Nelson & Red Dugan > Hans Schmidt over George Drake > the Mighty Yankee (01)
over Johnny Weaver / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Nelson. Penny Banner was the special referee for the Weaver-Yankee match.

September 13, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Don McClarty over Nicoli Volkoff by disqualification > Johnny Weaver & Don McClarty over Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff > No
Disqualification Match: Bill Dromo over Hans Schmidt

September 14, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Don McClarty over Nicoli Volkoff by disqualification > Bill Dromo & Don McClarty over Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff > Johnny
Weaver over Hans Schmidt

September 16, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff versus Dick Steinborn & Johnny Weaver > Don McClarty versus Roy Nelson > Brass Knucks
Title Match: Hans Schmidt versus the Mighty Yankee (01) / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Nelson. It is unclear to us as to the origin of
the Brass Knucks Title.

September 19, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo & Johnny Weaver & Don McClarty versus the Mighty Yankee (01) & Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff

September 20, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo & Don McClarty over Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff at 48:00 > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Johnny Weaver over the Mighty
Yankee (01)* by disqualification at 26:00; the Yankee retained the title / Notes: It is unclear as to how the Yankee came to be recognized
as Southern Heavyweight Champion. The last reference we have shows him losing the title to Don McIntyre on August 12, 1960, in
Atlanta.

September 21, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Don McClarty over Roy Nelson by disqualification > Women’s Match: the Fabulous Moolah over the Lady Angel >
Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Dick Steinborn over the Mighty Yankee (01)* by disqualification; the Yankee retained the title / Notes:
The Yankee had been billed as Southern Heavyweight Champion since September 20, 1960. Reginald Gable managed Nelson.

September 23, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Johnny Weaver over Don McClarty > Dick Steinborn & Bill Dromo over Boris Volkoff & Nicoli Volkoff > Roy Nelson over Nick
Roberts > Cage Match (No Disqualification): Ray Gunkel over the Mighty Yankee (01) / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Nelson.

September 26, 1960 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Women’s Match: the Fabulous Moolah versus the Lady Angel > Don McClarty versus Johnny Weaver > Mixed Tag Team
Match: Bill Dromo & the Fabulous Moolah versus Mr. X (10) & the Lady Angel

September 27, 1960 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Don McClarty and Choo-Choo Lynn went to a draw > Bill Dromo over Mr. X (10) by disqualification > Johnny Weaver versus Roy Nelson
ended in a no contest / Notes: Reginald Gable managed Nelson.

September 28, 1960 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Women’s Match: Rita Cortez and the Lady Angel went to a draw at 15:00 > Mixed Tag Team Match: Don McClarty & Rita
Cortez over Choo-Choo Lynn & the Lady Angel > Roy Nelson over Dick Steinborn by disqualification / Notes: Reginald Gable managed
Nelson.

September 30, 1960 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Women’s Match: Penny Banner and Fran Gravette went to a draw > Mixed Tag Team Match: Johnny Weaver & Penny
Banner over Dick Steinborn & Fran Gravette > Roy Nelson over Bill Dromo > Ray Gunkel over Freddie Blassie / Notes: Reginald Gable
managed Nelson.