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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Andre the Giant; Austin Idol; Big Red; Bill
Dromo; Blackjack Mulligan; Bob Armstrong; Brad Armstrong; Buck Brannigan; Buddy Rose; Buzz Sawyer; Charlie Harben; Chick
Donovan; Dick Slater; Dory Funk, Jr.; Dusty Rhodes; El Gran Apollo; Fred Ward; the French Angel (02); Gary Hart; Genichiro Tenryu; the
Giant Baba; Gino Hernandez; the Great Kabuki (01); Harley Race; Jack Brisco; Jerry Brisco; Jerry Oates; Jimmy Garvin; John Studd;
Jumbo Tsuruta; Ken Timbs; Kevin Sullivan; Leilani Kai; Leroy Brown; Les Thornton; the Masked Superstar; Michael Hayes; the Mongolian
Stomper; Mr. Wrestling #2 (01); Mr. X (28); Ole Anderson; Paul Jones (01); Ric Flair; Ricky Harris; Rip Oliver; Roddy Piper; Ron Bass; Ron
Fuller; Sabrina; Stan Hansen; the Super Destroyer (01); Ted Oates; Terry Funk; Terry Gordy; Tom Prichard; Tommy Rich; Tommy Rogers.

January 1, 1982 (Friday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jimmy Garvin over the French Angel (02) > Terry Gordy and Mr. Wrestling #2 (01) went to a draw > National Tag Team Title
Match: Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong* over Ron Bass & Buzz Sawyer > Tommy Rich over the Great Kabuki (01) > No Disqualification
Match: the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01) over Leroy Brown & Big Red > Battle Royal: Jimmy Garvin (Winner) / Notes: It
was reported that the purse for the battle royal was $10,000. Gary Hart managed Kabuki.

January 1, 1982 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum [P] (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Jimmy Garvin over the French Angel (02) > Ron Bass over Jerry Oates > Kevin Sullivan over El Gran Apollo > Big Red over Austin Idol >
Stan Hansen versus Terry Gordy ended in a no contest > Texas Death Match: Buzz Sawyer over Mr. Wrestling #2 (01) > National Tag
Team Title Match: Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong* over Terry Funk & Dory Funk, Jr. > Dick Slater over the Great Kabuki (01) > Andre the
Giant over Ricky Harris > Texas Tornado Tag Team Match: Tommy Rich & Leroy Brown over the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer
(01) / Notes: Harris substituted for the Assassin (01) in the match against Andre. Gary Hart managed Kabuki.

January 2, 1982 (Saturday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Jimmy Garvin over Ricky Harris > Buzz Sawyer versus Mr. Wrestling #2 (01) > Bob Armstrong over the Great Kabuki (01) >
Brad Armstrong & Leroy Brown & Big Red over Kevin Sullivan & Austin Idol & the Super Destroyer (01) > Strap Match: Tommy Rich over
the Masked Superstar / Notes: Gary Hart managed Kabuki.

January 3, 1982 (Sunday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Jimmy Garvin over the French Angel (02) > Ron Bass over El Gran Apollo > National Tag Team Title Match:
Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong* over Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer by disqualification > Tommy Rich versus Austin Idol ended in a
double countout > the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01) over Leroy Brown & Big Red

January 9, 1982 (Saturday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > El Gran Apollo over Ricky Harris > Kevin Sullivan versus Jimmy Garvin ended in a no contest > Brad
Armstrong and Buzz Sawyer went to a draw > Bob Armstrong & Leroy Brown & Big Red over Ron Bass & the Masked Superstar & the
Super Destroyer (01) by disqualification > Indian Strap Match: Tommy Rich over Austin Idol

January 11, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Ricky Harris over Tommy Rogers > Buzz Sawyer versus Big Red ended in a no contest > Ron Bass & Kevin Sullivan over
Brad Armstrong & El Gran Apollo > Jimmy Garvin over Austin Idol > Bob Armstrong & Dusty Rhodes over the Masked Superstar & the
Super Destroyer (01)

January 13, 1982 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Leroy Brown & Dusty Rhodes versus the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01)

January 16, 1982 (Saturday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Jimmy Garvin over the French Angel (02) > Ron Fuller over Ricky Harris > National Tag Team Title Match:
Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong* over Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer by disqualification > Tommy Rich and Ron Bass went to a draw >
Lumberjack Match: Leroy Brown & Big Red over the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01)

January 17, 1982 (Sunday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jerry
Oates over Bill Dromo > El Gran Apollo over the French Angel (02) > Ron Fuller over Ricky Harris > Kevin Sullivan versus Jimmy Garvin
ended in a no contest > Leroy Brown & Big Red versus Ole Anderson & Buzz Sawyer ended in a no contest > Dusty Rhodes over the
Great Kabuki (01) > Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong over Ron Bass & the Super Destroyer (01) > National Heavyweight Title Cage
Match: Tommy Rich over the Masked Superstar* to win the title / Notes: Roddy Piper managed Kabuki.

January 18, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Ricky Harris and El Gran Apollo went to a draw > Jimmy Garvin over Mr. X (28) > Ron Bass & the Masked Superstar over
Tommy Rich & Big Red > Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong over Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Ric
Flair* over Dusty Rhodes by disqualification

January 22, 1982 (Friday) – Columbus, OH – Ohio Center (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
National Tag Team Title Match: the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01) over Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong* to win the title

January 23, 1982 (Saturday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Brad Armstrong over the French Angel (02) > Jimmy Garvin and Kevin Sullivan went to a draw > Bob
Armstrong over Ron Bass by disqualification > Ron Fuller & Leroy Brown & Big Red over Ricky Harris & the Masked Superstar & the
Super Destroyer (01) > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Ric Flair* over Tommy Rich / Notes: Harris substituted for Buzz Sawyer to
team with the Superstar and the Destroyer in the match against Fuller, Brown, and Red.

January 24, 1982 (Sunday) – Marietta, GA – Cobb County Civic Center (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Ron Fuller & Tommy Rich versus Ron Bass & Ole Anderson

January 25, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > El Gran Apollo versus the French Angel (02) > Jimmy Garvin versus Ricky Harris > No Disqualification Match: Bob Armstrong
& Brad Armstrong versus Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer > Tommy Rich versus Ron Bass > Dusty Rhodes & Big Red versus the Masked
Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01)

January 27, 1982 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Oates over the French Angel (02) > Jimmy Garvin over Ricky Harris > Brad Armstrong & El Gran Apollo
over Kevin Sullivan & Ken Timbs > Leroy Brown & Big Red over the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01) > Ron Bass over
Tommy Rich

January 30, 1982 (Saturday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Harris over El Gran Apollo > Bob Armstrong & Jimmy Garvin over Kevin Sullivan & the French Angel
(02) > NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Les Thornton* over Brad Armstrong by disqualification > National Heavyweight Title
Match: Tommy Rich* over Ron Bass > National Tag Team Title Match: the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01)* over Leroy
Brown & Big Red by disqualification / Notes: The Angel substituted for Buzz Sawyer to team with Sullivan in the match against Armstrong
and Garvin.

February 1, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Ricky Harris over Tommy Rogers > Bob Armstrong & Jimmy Garvin and Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer went to a draw > NWA
World Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Les Thornton* versus Brad Armstrong ended in a double countout > National Heavyweight Title
Match: Tommy Rich* over Ron Bass > National Tag Team Title Match: the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01)* over Leroy
Brown & Big Red / Notes: Rogers substituted for El Gran Apollo in the match against Harris.

February 6, 1982 (Saturday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Brad Armstrong versus the French Angel (02) > Bob Armstrong over Ricky Harris > Buzz Sawyer over Leroy
Brown > No Disqualification Match: Ron Bass over Jimmy Garvin > Ron Fuller & Tommy Rich over the Masked Superstar & the Super
Destroyer (01)

February 7, 1982 (Sunday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum [P] (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
the French Angel (02) over Tommy Rogers > Jerry Oates and Ricky Harris went to a draw > Buzz Sawyer over Jimmy Garvin > Kevin
Sullivan over Ted Oates > NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Les Thornton* versus Jerry Brisco ended in a double countout >
Brad Armstrong over Ron Bass > Blackjack Mulligan over Big Red > Ron Fuller & Leroy Brown versus the Masked Superstar & the Super
Destroyer (01) ended in a no contest > Bob Armstrong versus Roddy Piper ended in a no contest > Tommy Rich over Harley Race by
disqualification

February 8, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tommy Rogers versus the French Angel (02) > Kevin Sullivan versus Brad Armstrong > Bob Armstrong versus Buzz Sawyer
> No Disqualification Match: Ron Bass versus Jimmy Garvin > Ron Fuller & Leroy Brown versus the Masked Superstar & the Super
Destroyer (01)

February 13, 1982 (Saturday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Harris over Tommy Rogers > Brad Armstrong over Buzz Sawyer > Bob Armstrong and Kevin Sullivan
went to a draw > Texas Death Match: Jimmy Garvin over Ron Bass > Lumberjack Match: Tommy Rich & Leroy Brown over the Masked
Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01) by disqualification / Notes: Harris substituted for Tom Prichard in the match against Rogers.

February 15, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Harris versus
Tom Prichard > Brad Armstrong versus the French Angel (02) > Kevin Sullivan versus Bob Armstrong > Texas Death Match: Ron Bass
versus Jimmy Garvin > Tommy Rich & Leroy Brown versus Buzz Sawyer & the Masked Superstar

February 22, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Tommy Rogers versus Buck Brannigan > Jerry Oates versus Ken Timbs > Kevin Sullivan versus Jimmy Garvin > NWA World
Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Les Thornton* versus Ted Oates > Ron Bass & Buzz Sawyer versus Leroy Brown & Big Red

February 27, 1982 (Saturday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Brad Armstrong versus the French Angel (02) > Stan Hansen & Kevin Sullivan versus Ted Oates & Jerry Oates > Bullrope
Match: Ron Bass versus Jimmy Garvin > Bob Armstrong versus Roddy Piper > National Heavyweight Title Match: Tommy Rich* versus
Ole Anderson

February 28, 1982 (Sunday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Tom Prichard over the French Angel (02) > Leroy Brown over Ricky Harris > Buzz Sawyer over Brad
Armstrong > Texas Street Fight Match: Ron Bass over Jimmy Garvin > Ron Fuller & Tommy Rich over Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen

February 28, 1982 (Sunday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum [P] (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
World Tag Team Title One-Night Tournament (Atlanta Round): Jack Brisco & Jerry Brisco over Kevin Sullivan & Ron Bass; Terry Funk &
Dory Funk, Jr., over Buddy Rose & Rip Oliver; Ron Fuller & Leroy Brown over the Masked Superstar & the Super Destroyer (01); Genichiro
Tenryu & Jumbo Tsuruta over Ricky Harris & the Mongolian Stomper; Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen over Brad Armstrong & Tommy
Rogers; Briscos over Funks; Tenryu & Tsuruta over Fuller & Brown; Anderson & Hansen over Tenryu & Tsuruta; Anderson & Hansen over
Briscos to win advance in the overall tournament > PWF Heavyweight Title Match: the Giant Baba* over Terry Gordy > Dragon-Shi Match:
Dusty Rhodes versus the Great Kabuki (01) ended in a no contest > NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Ric Flair* over Harley Race by
disqualification / Notes: Gary Hart managed Kabuki.

March 7, 1982 (Sunday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Tom Prichard over Chick Donovan > Big Red over Ricky Harris > Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong over
Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer > Bullrope Match: Ron Bass over Jimmy Garvin

March 11, 1982 (Thursday) – Toledo, OH – Sports Arena (Jerry Brisco – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Michael
Hayes versus Buzz Sawyer > Ron Bass versus Bob Armstrong > Tommy Rich & Mr. Wrestling #2 (01) versus Harley Race & the Super
Destroyer (01)

March 14, 1982 (Sunday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Ricky Harris versus Tom Prichard > Ron Bass versus Big Red > Ron Fuller versus the Super Destroyer (01)
> Brad Armstrong over Buzz Sawyer > Brad Armstrong over Kevin Sullivan > Bob Armstrong & Tommy Rich over Roddy Piper & the Great
Kabuki (01) / Notes: Gary Hart managed Kabuki.

March 14, 1982 (Sunday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum [P] (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) >
Gino Hernandez over Tom Prichard > Brad Armstrong and Kevin Sullivan went to a draw > No Disqualification Match: Buzz Sawyer over
Jimmy Garvin > John Studd & the Super Destroyer (01) over Brad Armstrong & Leroy Brown > Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen over Dusty
Rhodes & Terry Funk > Bob Armstrong over the Great Kabuki (01) by disqualification > Roddy Piper over Tommy Rich > NWA World
Heavyweight Title Match: Ric Flair* over Harley Race / Notes: Armstrong substituted for Ron Fuller to team with Brown in the match
against Studd and the Destroyer. Funk was billed as a mystery partner to Rhodes for the match against Anderson and Hansen. Gary Hart
managed Kabuki.

March 15, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Tom Prichard versus Chick Donovan > Ricky Harris versus Big Red > Bob Armstrong & Jimmy Garvin versus Kevin Sullivan & Buzz
Sawyer > Ron Fuller versus the Super Destroyer (01) > National Heavyweight Title Match: Ron Bass over Tommy Rich* to win the title

March 20, 1982 (Saturday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Jerry Oates over Chick Donovan > Tom Prichard over Ricky Harris > Brad Armstrong over Kevin Sullivan >
Buzz Sawyer over Jimmy Garvin > Bob Armstrong & Tommy Rich over Ron Bass & the Super Destroyer (01) / Notes: Oates substituted for
Big Red in the match against Donovan.

March 22, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > NWA World Heavyweight
Title Match: Ric Flair* over Tommy Rich

March 24, 1982 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship
Wrestling) > Women’s Match: Sabrina over Leilani Kai > Tom Prichard over Chick Donovan > Bob Armstrong & Brad Armstrong over
Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer > National Heavyweight Title Match: Ron Bass* over Leroy Brown by disqualification > NWA World
Heavyweight Title Match: Ric Flair* over Tommy Rich

March 27, 1982 (Saturday) – Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Memorial Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia
Championship Wrestling) > Ted Oates over Ricky Harris > Tom Prichard over Chick Donovan > Kevin Sullivan over Jerry Oates > Brad
Armstrong versus Buzz Sawyer ended in a no contest > National Heavyweight Title Match: Ron Bass* over Leroy Brown > Dragon-Shi
Match: the Great Kabuki (01) over Bob Armstrong / Notes: Gary Hart managed Kabuki.

March 29, 1982 (Monday) – Augusta, GA – William Bell Auditorium (Charlie Harben – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling)
> Ricky Harris versus Jerry Oates > Kevin Sullivan versus Ted Oates > Ron Bass versus Mr. Wrestling #2 (01)