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CARDS & RESULTS: 1960s
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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Adrien Baillargeon; Beau Brummell; Bill
Alexander (01); Bill Dromo; Buddy Barkley; Chief Little Eagle; Cowboy Bradley; Danny Miller; Derrell Cochran; Dick the Bruiser; Don Leo
Jonathan; Elmo Chappell; the Fabulous Moolah; Farmer Powell; Fran Gravette; Fred Ward; Freddie Blassie; Guy Mitchell; Gypsy Joe (01);
Jessica Rogers; Jim Burke; Juan Harkey; Judy Grable; Kathy Carr; Ken Fryer; Killer Campbell; Lord Littlebrook; Maria Perez; the Masked
Phantom; Mickey Blassie; Mitsu Arakawa; Paul Jones (01); Ray Gunkel; Red Dugan; Rita Cortez; Robert McCoy; Skull Murphy; Steve
Dalton; Tiny Evans; Tiny Roe; Yukon Eric.

January 2, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Freddie Blassie & Mickey Blassie versus Adrien Baillargeon & Tiny Evans > Indian Thong Match: Gypsy Joe (01) versus Chief Little
Eagle

January 3, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Adrien Baillargeon over Mickey Blassie at 12:00 > Adrien Baillargeon & Tiny Evans over Mickey Blassie & Gypsy Joe (01) > Chief Little
Eagle over Freddie Blassie

January 4, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Adrien Baillargeon over Mickey Blassie > Adrien Baillargeon & Tiny Evans over Mickey Blassie & Gypsy Joe (01) > Barbed
Wire Fence Match: Chief Little Eagle over Freddie Blassie

January 6, 1961 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [
Program] (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Mixed Tag Team Match: Bill Dromo & Maria Perez over Gypsy Joe (01) & the Fabulous Moolah > Handicap
Match: Don Leo Jonathan over Danny Miller & Chief Little Eagle > Tuxedo Match: Ray Gunkel over Freddie Blassie / Notes: The Gunkel-
Blassie match featured both men wrestling in tuxedos. Dromo participated in an autograph session for fans.

January 7, 1961 (Saturday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Danny Miller & Red Dugan & Skull Murphy versus Farmer Powell & Adrien Baillargeon & Chief Little Eagle

January 10, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Danny Miller versus Chief Little Eagle > Skull Murphy over Bill Dromo > Danny Miller & Gypsy Joe (01) versus Adrien Baillargeon & Chief
Little Eagle ended in a no contest

January 11, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Danny Miller and Bill Dromo went to a draw > Bill Dromo & Adrien Baillargeon over Danny Miller & Gypsy Joe (01) by
disqualification > Chief Little Eagle over Skull Murphy by disqualification

January 13, 1961 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Danny Miller & Red Dugan versus Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle > Tiny Evans versus Skull Murphy

January 17, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo over Mitsu Arakawa by disqualification > Tiny Evans and Skull Murphy went to a draw > Texas Cyclone Tag Team Match: Adrien
Baillargeon & Chief Little Eagle over Danny Miller & Gypsy Joe (01)

January 18, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran and Mitsu Arakawa went to a draw > Derrell Cochran & Adrien Baillargeon over Danny Miller & Mitsu
Arakawa by disqualification > Chief Little Eagle over Skull Murphy by disqualification

January 23, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Danny Miller versus Farmer Powell > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle versus Mitsu Arakawa & Gypsy Joe (01)

January 24, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Tiny Evans and Gypsy Joe (01) went to a draw > Bill Dromo over Danny Miller > Tiny Evans & Chief Little Eagle over Gypsy Joe (01) &
Skull Murphy

January 25, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo and Gypsy Joe (01) went to a draw > Tiny Evans over Skull Murphy by disqualification > Bill Dromo & Tiny Evans &
Chief Little Eagle over Danny Miller & Gypsy Joe (01) & Skull Murphy

January 27, 1961 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo and Red Dugan went to a draw > Gypsy Joe (01) over Tiny Evans > Ray Gunkel & Bill Dromo & Tiny Evans over
Danny Miller & Red Dugan & Gypsy Joe (01) > Skull Murphy over Chief Little Eagle by disqualification

January 31, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Derrell Cochran over Gypsy Joe (01) by disqualification > Bill Dromo & Derrell Cochran over Danny Miller & Gypsy Joe (01) > Skull Murphy
and Chief Little Eagle went to a draw

February 1, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Chief Little Eagle over Danny Miller > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle over Danny Miller & Gypsy Joe (01) > Tiny Evans over
Skull Murphy by disqualification

February 3, 1961 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tiny Evans & Chief Little Eagle over Danny Miller & Skull Murphy > Ray Gunkel over Gypsy Joe (01) > AWA World Heavyweight
Title Match: Dick the Bruiser* versus Yukon Eric ended in a no contest; the Bruiser retained the title / Notes: The Bruiser had been the
reigning United States Heavyweight Champion as recognized by the Detroit, MI, office, but had lost it to Bobo Brazil on January 28, 1961,
in Detroit. For some reason it was being called the AWA World Heavyweight Title here, and the Bruiser was being billed as such. He
would later defend it here during an actual later reign as title claimant.

February 6, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Danny Miller versus Derrell Cochran > Midget Match: Beau Brummell versus Cowboy Bradley > Bill Dromo versus Skull Murphy

February 7, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill
Dromo over Gypsy Joe (01) by disqualification > Midget Tag Team Match: Cowboy Bradley & Lord Littlebrook over Beau Brummell & Tiny
Roe > Gypsy Joe (01) & Skull Murphy over Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle

February 8, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Gypsy Joe (01) and Chief Little Eagle went to a draw > Midget Match: Cowboy Bradley over Beau Brummell > Penalty Belt
Match: Tiny Evans over Skull Murphy by disqualification

February 10, 1961 (Friday) – East Point, GA – East Point Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Midget Match: Beau Brummell versus Lord Littlebrook > Jim Burke & Gypsy Joe (01) versus Bill Dromo & Tiny
Evans

February 13, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Juan Harkey versus Tiny Evans > Guy Mitchell versus Killer Campbell > Texas Death Match: Bill Dromo versus Skull Murphy

February 14, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Guy Mitchell over Killer Campbell > Women’s Tag Team Match: Judy Grable & Maria Perez over Rita Cortez & Fran Gravette > Skull
Murphy over Chief Little Eagle

February 15, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Guy Mitchell & Chief Little Eagle over Juan Harkey & Killer Campbell > Women’s Southern Title Match: Judy Grable* over
Rita Cortez to retain the title > Gypsy Joe (01) over Tiny Evans / Notes: It is unclear as to how Grable came to be recognized as Womenâ
€™s Southern Champion. The last reference we have shows Barbara Baker going over Penny Banner to win the title on November 30,
1960, in Columbus.

February 17, 1961 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Juan Harkey versus Guy Mitchell > Gypsy Joe (01) & Skull Murphy versus Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle > Women’s
Match: Judy Grable versus Rita Cortez > Dick the Bruiser versus Yukon Eric

February 18, 1961 (Saturday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Mixed Tag Team Match: Juan Harkey & Fran Gravette & Skull Murphy versus Maria Perez & Tiny Evans & Chief Little Eagle

February 20, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo & Guy Mitchell versus Skull Murphy & Killer Campbell / Notes: Jim Burke and Bill Alexander (01) were also
advertised.

February 21, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo & Derrell Cochran over Juan Harkey & the Masked Phantom > Guy Mitchell over Skull Murphy by disqualification

February 22, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo & Guy Mitchell & Chief Little Eagle over Gypsy Joe (01) & Skull Murphy & Killer Campbell

February 27, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Women’s Match: Jessica Rogers versus Kathy Carr > No Disqualification Match: Bill Dromo versus Killer Campbell /
Notes: Guy Mitchell and Gypsy Joe (01) were also advertised.

February 28, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo and Jim Burke went to a draw > Mixed Tag Team Match: Bill Dromo & Jessica Rogers over Jim Burke & Kathy Carr > Skull
Murphy over Guy Mitchell by disqualification

March 1, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tiny Evans and Killer Campbell went to a draw at 30:00 > Gypsy Joe (01) & Killer Campbell over Tiny Evans & Chief Little
Eagle > Skull Murphy over Guy Mitchell

March 3, 1961 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Farmer Powell & Guy Mitchell versus Red Dugan & Killer Campbell > Boxing Match: Bill Dromo versus Gypsy Joe (01)

March 6, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Jim Burke & Gypsy Joe (01) versus Guy Mitchell & Tiny Evans > Barbed Wire Fence Match: Bill Dromo versus Killer Campbell

March 7, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tiny
Evans over Jim Burke at 12:00 > Jim Burke & Killer Campbell over Bill Dromo & Tiny Evans > Guy Mitchell versus Skull Murphy ended in a
no contest

March 8, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jim Burke & Killer Campbell over Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle > Women’s Southern Title Match (No Time Limit): Judy
Grable* over Fran Gravette to retain the title > Barbed Wire Fence Match: Guy Mitchell versus Skull Murphy ended in a no contest / Notes: It
was reported that 972 were in attendance for this card. Grable had been billed as Women’s Southern Champion since February 15,
1961.

March 9, 1961 (Thursday) – Norcross, GA (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Women’s Southern
Title Match: Judy Grable* versus Fran Gravette > Derrell Cochran & Chief Little Eagle versus Jim Burke & Skull Murphy / Notes: It is
unclear as to what venue was the site of this card. Grable had been billed as Women’s Southern Champion since February 15, 1961.

March 10, 1961 (Friday) – East Point, GA – East Point Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Women’s Match: Fran Gravette versus Rita Cortez > Tiny Evans versus Killer Campbell > Southern Heavyweight Title
Match: Skull Murphy* versus Guy Mitchell / Notes: It is unclear as to how Murphy came to be recognized as Southern Heavyweight
Champion. The last reference we have shows Freddie Blassie going over Evans to win the title on December 20, 1960, in Atlanta.

March 10, 1961 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Tiny Evans versus Killer Campbell > Guy Mitchell & Tiny Evans versus Red Dugan & Killer Campbell > Penalty Belt Match: Bill Dromo
versus Gypsy Joe (01)

March 14, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Derrell Cochran over Steve Dalton by disqualification > Southern Tag Team Title Match: Gypsy Joe (01) & Skull Murphy* over Guy Mitchell
& Chief Little Eagle to retain the title / Notes: The origin of the Southern Tag Team Title is unclear to us at this time.

March 15, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Southern Heavyweight Title One-Night Tournament: Bill Dromo over Jim Burke to advance; Chief Little Eagle over Gypsy Joe
(01) to advance; Skull Murphy over Tiny Evans to advance; Guy Mitchell over Killer Campbell to advance; Dromo and Little Eagle went to a
draw – Dromo advanced based on coin flip; Murphy over Mitchell to advance; and Murphy over Dromo to win the title / Notes: Murphy
had been billed as Southern Heavyweight Champion in Atlanta since March 10, 1961. It is unclear as to how the title was declared vacant
in Columbus to make this tournament necessary.

March 17, 1961 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Jim Burke versus Derrell Cochran > Jim Burke & Red Dugan versus Derrell Cochran & Chief Little Eagle > Texas Death Match: Bill
Dromo versus Gypsy Joe (01)

March 20, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Women’s Southern Title Match: Match: Judy Grable* versus Rita Cortez > Bill Dromo versus Skull Murphy > Jim Burke & Gypsy Joe
(01) versus Tiny Evans & Chief Little Eagle / Notes: Grable had been billed as Women’s Southern Champion since February 15,
1961.

March 21, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tiny
Evans over Jim Burke > Guy Mitchell & Tiny Evans over Jim Burke & Killer Campbell by disqualification > Chief Little Eagle over Skull
Murphy

March 22, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Gypsy Joe (01) over Bill Dromo > Mixed Tag Team Match: Bill Dromo & Judy Grable & Chief Little Eagle over Gypsy Joe (01)
& Rita Cortez & Killer Campbell > Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Guy Mitchell over Skull Murphy* by disqualification; Murphy retained
the title / Notes: Murphy had been billed as the Southern Heavyweight Champion since March 10, 1961, but only in Columbus since
March 15, 1961.

March 27, 1961 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Robert McCoy – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Jim Burke versus Tiny Evans > Boxing Match: Bill Dromo versus Killer Campbell > Guy Mitchell & Chief Little Eagle versus Gypsy Joe (01)
& Skull Murphy

March 28, 1961 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ken
Fryer and Buddy Barkley went to a draw > Tiny Evans over Killer Campbell > Bill Dromo & Guy Mitchell over Jim Burke & Gypsy Joe (01) >
Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Chief Little Eagle over Skull Murphy* by disqualification; Murphy retained the title / Notes: Murphy had
been billed as the Southern Heavyweight Champion since March 10, 1961.

March 29, 1961 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tiny Evans over Killer Campbell > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle over Jim Burke & Gypsy Joe (01) > Southern Heavyweight
Title Match: Guy Mitchell over Skull Murphy* to win the title / Notes: Murphy had been billed as the Southern Heavyweight Champion since
March 10, 1961, but only in Columbus since March 15, 1961. It is believed Mitchell’s claim after going over Murphy on this date was
only recognized in Columbus.

March 31, 1961 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Guy Mitchell & Chief Little Eagle over Jim Burke & Killer Campbell > Skull Murphy over Bill Dromo > Special Challenge Match:
Ray Gunkel over Gypsy Joe (01) by disqualification