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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Abe Jacobs; Al Fridell; Andre Drapp; Ann
Casey; Argentina Rocca; Baby Cheryl; the Bat (03); Betty Ann Spencer; Betty Garcia; Bill Dromo; Bob Eisenburg; Brenda Scott; Buck Jones
(02); Buddy Rogers; Bull Williams; Bulldog Lawley; Carlos Mendoza; Charlie Keene; Chief Little Eagle; Choo-Choo Lynn; Chris Averoff;
Corsica Joe; Cousin Alfred; Cousin Willie; Danno McDonald; Danny Plechas; Derrell Cochran; Dick Barkley; Dick Steinborn; Dick the
Bruiser; Dolly Darcel; Don McIntyre; Dot Dotson; Eddie Graham; Elmo Chappell; the Fabulous Moolah; Farmer Powell; Fred Ward;
Freddie Baron; Frenchy Roberre; George Bell; George Cannon; George Harris; Greg Peterson; Ivan Kameroff; Jack Armstrong; Jack
Bence; Jack Dalton (01); Jim Dalton; Joe Tomasso; John Heath; Johnny Weaver; Judy Grable; Lenny Montana; Little Bobo; Lou Thesz;
Mad Dog Vachon; Matt Jewell; Olga Martinez; Pago-Pago; Pat Patterson; Prince Kalani; the Proud Rebel; Ray Gunkel; Rip Tyler; Rocky
Columbo; the Scufflin’ Hillbillies; Shag Thomas; Silento Rodriguez; Soldat Gorky; Sweet Georgia Brown; Tarzan Tyler; Ted Evans;
Tim Geohagen; Tito Kopa.

April 2, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Buck
Jones (02) and the Bat (03) went to a draw > Matt Jewell over Little Bobo > Boxing Match: Chief Little Eagle over Lenny Montana by
disqualification in five rounds > Tarzan Tyler over Ted Evans

April 3, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > George Bell and Ted Evans went to a draw > Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler over Jack Armstrong & Chief Little Eagle > World
Heavyweight Title Match: Eddie Graham* over the Bat (03) to retain the title / Notes: Graham had been the reigning World Heavyweight
Champion since he went over Freddie Blassie on February 1, 1963, in Atlanta.

April 5, 1963 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Charlie Keene versus Jack Armstrong > George Bell versus Ted Evans > Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler versus Derrell Cochran & Chief
Little Eagle ended in a no contest

April 9, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > George
Bell over Buck Jones (02) > Jack Armstrong over the Bat (03) by disqualification > International Tag Team Title Match: Lenny Montana &
Tarzan Tyler* over Ted Evans & Chief Little Eagle to retain the title / Notes: It is unclear as to how Montana and Tyler came to be
recognized as International Tag Team Champions. The last reference we have shows Jean Gaullois and Paul Gaullois defending the
title against Jack Steele and Jerry Graham on January 5, 1962, in Atlanta.

April 10, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jack Armstrong over George Bell by disqualification > the Bat (03) over Buck Jones (02) > the Bat (03) over Jack Armstrong
at 14:00 > International Tag Team Title Match: Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler* over Ted Evans & Chief Little Eagle to retain the title /
Notes: Montana and Tyler had been billed as International Tag Team Champions since April 9, 1963.

April 12, 1963 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
George Bell & Bulldog Lawley over Ted Evans & Jack Armstrong > International Tag Team Title Match: Derrell Cochran & Chief Little
Eagle over Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler* by disqualification; Montana & Tyler retained the title / Notes: Montana & Tyler had been billed
as International Tag Team Champions since April 9, 1963.

April 16, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack
Armstrong and Farmer Powell went to a draw > Choo-Choo Lynn & Chief Little Eagle over George Bell & Tarzan Tyler > Women’s
World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah* over Betty Garcia to retain the title > World Heavyweight Title Match: Eddie Graham* over Lenny
Montana 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. Graham had been the reigning World
Heavyweight Champion since he went over Freddie Blassie on February 1, 1963, in Atlanta.

April 17, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > International Tag Team Title Match: Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler* over Jack Armstrong & Derrell Cochran to retain the title >
Women’s World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah* over Betty Garcia to retain the title > World Heavyweight Title versus Mask Match:
Eddie Graham* over the Bat (03) to retain the title / Notes: It was reported that 1,200 were in attendance for this card. As part of the
stipulation, the Bat was forced to unmask following the match against Graham, and was identified as Joe Tomasso. This had already
been done in Atlanta on January 18, 1963, but he had continued to wear the mask despite his identity being known to Atlanta fans. It had
also been done in Columbus on March 6, 1963, but he had continued to wear the mask anyway. Graham had been the reigning World
Heavyweight Champion since he went over Freddie Blassie on February 1, 1963, in Atlanta. 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. Montana and Tyler had been billed as International Tag Team Champions since April 9, 1963.

April 19, 1963 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [
Program] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > George Bell over Jack Armstrong > Women’s World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah* over Betty Garcia to retain the title
> Dick Steinborn & Chief Little Eagle over Lenny Montana & the Bat (03) > World Heavyweight Title Match (No Disqualification / No Time
Limit / No Countout): Tarzan Tyler over Eddie Graham* to win 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. Graham
had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Freddie Blassie on February 1, 1963, in Atlanta. It was
announced that Bill Dromo and Chris Averoff would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.

April 23, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Chris
Averoff over Jack Armstrong > Dick Steinborn over George Bell > International Tag Team Title Match: Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler* over
Choo-Choo Lynn & Chief Little Eagle to retain the title / Notes: Montana and Tyler had been billed as International Tag Team Champions
since April 9, 1963.

April 24, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jack Armstrong versus George Bell > Derrell Cochran over Chris Averoff > International Tag Team Title Match: Lenny
Montana & Tarzan Tyler* versus Dick Steinborn & Chief Little Eagle ended in a no contest; Montana & Tyler retained the title / Notes:
Montana and Tyler had been billed as International Tag Team Champions since April 9, 1963.

April 26, 1963 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick
Steinborn versus Bulldog Lawley > Jack Armstrong versus George Cannon > World Heavyweight Title Match: Tarzan Tyler* versus Derrell
Cochran / Notes: Tyler had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Eddie Graham on April 19, 1963, in
Atlanta.

April 27, 1963 (Saturday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [P] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran over George Bell > Women’s Match: Betty Garcia over Dot Dotson > Ray Gunkel & Derrell Cochran over
George Bell & Chris Averoff > International Tag Team Title Match: Dick Steinborn & Chief Little Eagle over Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler*
to win the title / Notes: According to the program for this card, Gunkel was to wrestle George Cannon, but Cannon failed to appear, and
the match where he teamed with Cochran against Bell and Averoff was a last minute addition. Montana and Tyler had been billed as
International Tag Team Champions since April 9, 1963. It was announced that Eddie Graham, Lou Thesz, Dick the Bruiser, George
Cannon, Silento Rodriguez, Tito Kopa, and the Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred and Cousin Willie) would be wrestling in Atlanta
soon.

April 30, 1963 (Tuesday) – Augusta, GA – Masonic Temple (Promoter – Unknown) > Abe Jacobs over Jack Dalton (01) > Rocky
Columbo over Jim Dalton by disqualification > Pat Patterson over Andre Drapp > Soldat Gorky over Pago-Pago > Shag Thomas over Ivan
Kameroff by disqualification

April 30, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
George Bell over Buck Jones (02) at 16:00 > Dick Steinborn over Bulldog Lawley at 10:00 > Tito Kopa and Silento Rodriguez went to a
draw > Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler over Chris Averoff & Chief Little Eagle

May 1, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tito Kopa versus Silento Rodriguez > George Cannon versus Buck Jones (02) > Dick Steinborn & Chief Little Eagle over
Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler by disqualification

May 3, 1963 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [
Program] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Battle Royal: Tito Kopa (Winner); Chris Averoff, Derrell Cochran, Lenny Montana, Bulldog Lawley, Chief Little Eagle, Charlie
Keene, George Bell, and Silento Rodriguez also participated > Charlie Keene versus Chief Little Eagle > Chris Averoff and Derrell
Cochran went to a draw > Silento Rodriguez over Bulldog Lawley > Lenny Montana over Buck Jones (02) > World Heavyweight Title
Match: Dick Steinborn over Tarzan Tyler* to win the title / Notes: The battle royal was to determine matches on the card, with the winner
receiving a bonus, but the amount of the bonus was not reported. The Keene-Little Eagle match was cancelled when the latter was
attacked by Montana using a board, making it to where he could not wrestle. Tyler had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion
since he went over Eddie Graham on April 19, 1963, in Atlanta. It was announced that the Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred and
Cousin Willie) would be wrestling on the card on May 10, 1963.

May 7, 1963 (Tuesday) – Augusta, GA – Masonic Temple (Promoter – Unknown) > Andre Drapp and Al Fridell went to a draw > Jim
Dalton over Shag Thomas by disqualification > Pat Patterson over Freddie Baron > Soldat Gorky over Frenchy Roberre > Jack Dalton (01)
over Rocky Columbo

May 7, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Silento
Rodriguez over Bulldog Lawley > Dick Steinborn over Tito Kopa > the Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred & Cousin Willie) over George
Bell & Tarzan Tyler

May 8, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Lenny Montana versus Dick Steinborn > the Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred & Cousin Willie) over Chris Averoff &
Bulldog Lawley > World Heavyweight Title Match: Silento Rodriguez over Tarzan Tyler* by disqualification; Tyler retained the title / Notes:
Tyler had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Eddie Graham on April 19, 1963, in Atlanta, although Tyler
had actually lost the title to Steinborn on May 3, 1963, in Atlanta.

May 10, 1963 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Tito Kopa and Silento Rodriguez went to a draw > the Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred & Cousin Willie) over Chris Averoff & Bulldog
Lawley > Lenny Montana and Chief Little Eagle went to a draw > World Heavyweight Title Match: Tarzan Tyler over Dick Steinborn* to win
the title / Notes: Steinborn had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Tyler on May 3, 1963, in Atlanta.

May 14, 1963 (Tuesday) – Augusta, GA – Fort Gordon Sports Arena (Promoter – Unknown) > Abe Jacobs and Rocky Columbo went
to a draw > Women’s Match: Ann Casey over Brenda Scott > Shag Thomas over Soldat Gorky by disqualification > Women’s
Match: Judy Grable over Olga Martinez > Danno McDonald over Ivan Kameroff > Jack Dalton (01) & Jim Dalton over Pat Patterson & Mad
Dog Vachon

May 14, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob
Eisenburg and Dick Barkley went to a draw > Bill Dromo & Silento Rodriguez over George Bell & Tito Kopa > Lenny Montana & Tito Kopa
over the Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred & Cousin Willie)

May 15, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo over George Bell > the Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred & Cousin Willie) over Tito Kopa & Bulldog Lawley >
World Heavyweight Title Match (No Disqualification): Tarzan Tyler* over Silento Rodriguez to retain the title / Notes: Tyler had been the
reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dick Steinborn on May 10, 1963, in Atlanta.

May 17, 1963 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Bill Dromo over George Bell > Silento Rodriguez versus Chief Little Eagle > Derrell Cochran over Tito Kopa > the Scufflin’ Hillbillies
(Cousin Alfred & Cousin Willie) over Lenny Montana & Charlie Keene > Ray Gunkel over Danny Plechas > World Heavyweight Title Match:
Tarzan Tyler* versus Dick the Bruiser ended in a no contest; Tyler retained the title / Notes: Tyler had been the reigning World
Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dick Steinborn on May 10, 1963, in Atlanta.

May 21, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Lenny
Montana over Chris Averoff > Derrell Cochran & Silento Rodriguez over George Bell & Tito Kopa > Bill Dromo over Tarzan Tyler

May 22, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo over Chris Averoff > Greg Peterson over Tito Kopa at 12:00 > Lenny Montana and Derrell Cochran went to a draw
> World Heavyweight Title Match: Tarzan Tyler* versus Chief Little Eagle ended in a no contest; Tyler retained the title / Notes: Tyler had
been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dick Steinborn on May 10, 1963, in Atlanta.

May 24, 1963 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tito
Kopa and Silento Rodriguez went to a draw at 20:00 > Derrell Cochran over Lenny Montana by disqualification > Texas Battle Royal: Bill
Dromo (Winner); Chris Averoff, George Bell, Derrell Cochran, Bill Dromo, Tito Kopa, Lenny Montana, and Silento Rodriguez also
participated / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason for the battle royal.

May 28, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Chief
Little Eagle over Tito Kopa > George Harris & Lenny Montana over Bob Eisenburg & Silento Rodriguez > World Heavyweight Title Match:
Tarzan Tyler* over Bill Dromo to retain the title / Notes: Tyler had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Dick
Steinborn on May 10, 1963, in Atlanta.

May 29, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Silento Rodriguez over Prince Kalani by disqualification > Derrell Cochran over George Harris > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle over
Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler / Notes: Kalani substituted for Greg Peterson in the match against Rodriguez.

May 31, 1963 (Friday) – Marietta, GA – Larry Bell Auditorium (Elmo Chappell – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob
Eisenburg over Tito Kopa by disqualification > Derrell Cochran over John Heath > Dick Steinborn over George Harris > Bill Dromo and
Lenny Montana went to a draw at 60:00

June 4, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick
Steinborn over Tito Kopa > Choo-Choo Lynn & Chief Little Eagle over George Harris & Lenny Montana > World Heavyweight Title Match:
Tarzan Tyler* over Bill Dromo to retain the title / Notes: Tyler had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over
Steinborn on May 10, 1963, in Atlanta.

June 5, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Silento Rodriguez over George Bell > Dick Steinborn over George Harris > International Tag Team Title Match: Bill Dromo & Chief Little
Eagle over Lenny Montana & Tarzan Tyler* by disqualification; Montana & Tyler retained the title / Notes: It was reported that 1,380 were in
attendance for this card. It is unclear as to how Montana and Tyler came to be recognized as International Tag Team Champions. The
last reference we have shows Steinborn and Little Eagle going over them to win the title on April 27, 1963, in Atlanta.

June 7, 1963 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Ponce DeLeon Ballpark [
Program] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Silento Rodriguez over Chris Averoff > Bill Dromo over George Harris > the Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred & Cousin
Willie) over George Bell & Bulldog Lawley > Women’s Match: Betty Ann Spencer over Sweet Georgia Brown > Derrell Cochran & Chief
Little Eagle over Lenny Montana & Tito Kopa > Ray Gunkel over Corsica Joe > Midget Women’s Match: Dolly Darcel over Baby Cheryl
> Tarzan Tyler over Dick Steinborn > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Lou Thesz* over Tarzan Tyler to retain the title / Notes: Tyler
substituted for Dick the Bruiser in the match against Thesz. The Bruiser’s plane was reportedly grounded in Indianapolis, IN, due to
bad weather. Thesz had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Buddy Rogers on January 24, 1963, in
Toronto, ON. The program for this card featured a photo of Steinborn, reportedly in traction at Georgia Baptist Hospital after a recent
match against Tyler. It was announced that Argentina Rocca would be wrestling on the card on July 12, 1963, and that Buddy Rogers
would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.

June 12, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Corsica Joe over Silento Rodriguez at 13:00 > Dick Steinborn over Tito Kopa > Midget Women’s Match: Dolly Darcel over
Baby Cheryl > Loser Leaves Match (No Disqualification): Chief Little Eagle over Lenny Montana

June 14, 1963 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [
Program] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Silento Rodriguez over Corsica Joe > Bill Dromo over Tito Kopa > Women’s World Title Match: the Fabulous Moolah*
and Judy Grable went to a draw; Moolah retained the title > International Tag Team Title Match: Ray Gunkel & Dick Steinborn over Lenny
Montana & Tarzan Tyler* to win 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. Montana and Tyler had been
billed as International Tag Team Champions since June 5, 1963. It was announced that Tim Geohagen and Jack Bence would be
wrestling on the card on June 21, 1963, and that McIntyre was negotiating for a Lou Thesz-Dick the Bruiser match.

June 18, 1963 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Corsica Joe over Silento Rodriguez at 14:00 > Tim Geohagen over Jack Bence > Bill Dromo over Tito Kopa at 11:00 > Tarzan Tyler over
Dick Steinborn

June 19, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jack Bence over Charlie Keene > Tim Geohagen over Tito Kopa > Bill Dromo & Chief Little Eagle versus Tarzan Tyler &
Corsica Joe ended in a no contest / Notes: Dromo substituted for Dick Steinborn to team with Little Eagle in the match against Tyler and
Joe.

June 21, 1963 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [
Program] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Battle Royal: Tim Geohagen (Winner); Silento Rodriguez, Tito Kopa, Derrell Cochran, Bill Dromo, Corsica Joe, and Jack
Bence also participated > Ray Gunkel over Carlos Mendoza > Silento Rodriguez over Corsica Joe > Bill Dromo over Tito Kopa > Jack
Bence over Derrell Cochran > Texas Death Cage Match: Tarzan Tyler over Dick Steinborn / Notes: The battle royal was to determine
matches on the card, with the winner receiving a bonus, but the amount of the bonus was not reported. It was announced that Lou Thesz
would be wrestling on the card on June 28, 1963, and that Johnny Weaver would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.

June 26, 1963 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Sports Arena (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Bill Dromo over Jack Bence > Negro Men’s Southern Heavyweight Title Match: Matt Jewell* over Bull Williams to retain
the title > Tim Geohagen & Chief Little Eagle over Tarzan Tyler & Corsica Joe / Notes: It is unclear as to how Jewell came to be
recognized as Negro Men’s Southern Heavyweight Champion. The last reference we have shows Bobo Brazil defending the title
against McKinley Pickens on July 4, 1961, in Atlanta.

June 28, 1963 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium [
Program] (Don McIntyre – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tim Geohagen over Jack Bence > Bill Dromo over Bulldog Lawley > Corsica Joe over Dick Steinborn > Matt Jewell over Bull
Williams > Chief Little Eagle over Johnny Weaver > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Lou Thesz* and Ray Gunkel went to a draw;
Thesz retained the title / Notes: Thesz had been the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Buddy Rogers on
January 24, 1963, in Toronto, ON. It was announced that Dick the Bruiser would be wrestling on the card on July 12, 1963, and that Rip
Tyler, Judy Grable, the Proud Rebel, and the Fabulous Moolah would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.