CARDS AND RESULTS
July 3, 1970 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Georgia Tag Team Title One-Night
Tournament: Bobby Shane & Doug Gilbert (01) over Nick Bockwinkel & Paul DeMarco by referee decision to advance; Rocket Monroe & Rip Tyler over Bob Armstrong &
Alberto Torres to advance; Ray Gunkel & Robert Fuller over the Invaders (Invader #1 & Invader #2) to advance; Homer O’Dell & Buddy Colt over Terry Funk & Dory Funk,
Sr., by disqualification to advance; Shane & Gilbert over Monroe & Tyler to advance; O’Dell & Colt over Gunkel & Fuller to advance; and Shane & Gilbert over O’Dell & Colt
to win the title / Notes: It was reported that the purse for the tournament was $3,000. In addition, the winning team was to be presented with new belts, replacing the
trophy that had previously been used to represent the champions. It is unclear as to how the title became vacant. The last reference we have shows that Gunkel and
Buddy Fuller, who had won the title when they over the Assassins (01) (Assassin #1 (01) and Assassin #2 (01)) on March 27, 1970, in Atlanta, were still recognized as
champions in the program for the card on May 1, 1970. O’Dell managed Colt. It was announced that Bockwinkel would defend the Georgia Heavyweight Title against
DeMarco on July 10, 1970.

July 4, 1970 (Saturday) – Atlanta, GA – WQXI Studios (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Shane and Nick Bockwinkel went to a
draw > Paul DeMarco over Karl Von Stroheim > Rocket Monroe & Rip Tyler over the Invaders (Invader #1 & Invader #2) / Notes: This was taped for the “Atlanta TV
Wrestling” television program hosted by Ed Capral. Homer O’Dell managed Von Stroheim.

July 7, 1970 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon Coliseum (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Tim Geohagen over Cisco Grimaldo > Bob
Armstrong and Rocket Monroe went to a draw > Bill Dromo & Doug Gilbert (01) over Fuji (02) & Karl Von Stroheim > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Nick Bockwinkel*
over El Mongol to retain the title / Notes: Bockwinkel had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he went over Assassin #1 (01) on April 17, 1970.
Homer O’Dell managed Von Stroheim.

July 10, 1970 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Cisco Grimaldo over Billy Spears >
Ray Gunkel over Karl Von Stroheim > Bill Dromo & Alberto Torres over Rocket Monroe & Rip Tyler > Handicap Match: Buddy Fuller over Homer O’Dell & Buddy Colt >
Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Nick Bockwinkel* versus Paul DeMarco ended in a no contest; Bockwinkel retained the title / Notes: During the Fuller-O’Dell/Colt
match, Fuller had O’Dell in a toehold attempting to force him to submit, and Colt ran in the ring and attacked Fuller. Robert Fuller came to the ring to help, but not before
Von Stroheim came to the ring and turned the tables. O’Dell managed Colt and Von Stroheim. Bockwinkel had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since
he went over Assassin #1 (01) on April 17, 1970. Charlie Smith was credited as being a referee for this card. It was announced that the NWA had lifted the suspension of
the Assassins (01) (Assassin #1 (01) and Assassin #2 (01)), under the condition that they wear different masks and tights to the ring.

July 11, 1970 (Saturday) – Atlanta, GA – WQXI Studios (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Shane & Doug Gilbert (01) over Rocket
Monroe & Rip Tyler > Paul DeMarco over Billy Spears > Karl Von Stroheim over Sabu Singh / Notes: This was taped for the “Atlanta TV Wrestling” television program
hosted by Ed Capral.

July 14, 1970 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon Coliseum (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bob Armstrong and Sabu Singh went to a draw >
Alberto Torres over Professor Kimura > Cyclone Soto over Chati Yokuchi > Macon Tag Team Title Match: Buddy Colt & Karl Von Stroheim* versus Bill Dromo & El Mongol
ended in a no contest; Colt & Von Stroheim retained the title / Notes: Colt and Von Stroheim had been the reigning Macon Tag Team Champions since they went over
Mongol and Joe Scarpa on June 16, 1970, in Macon. Homer O’Dell managed Colt and Von Stroheim.

July 17, 1970 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran over Sabu Singh >
Bobby Shane & Doug Gilbert (01) over Professor Kimura & Fuji (02) > Ray Gunkel over El Lobo (05) > Robert Fuller & Buddy Fuller over Homer O’Dell & Karl Von
Stroheim > Buddy Colt over Leo Garibaldi > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match (Disqualification Rule Waived): Paul DeMarco over Nick Bockwinkel* by disqualification to
win the title / Notes: Bockwinkel had been the reigning Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he went over Assassin #1 (01) on April 17, 1970. O’Dell, who managed
Colt and Von Stroheim, was barred from ringside during the Colt-Garibaldi match.

July 18, 1970 (Saturday) – Atlanta, GA – WQXI Studios (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Nick Bockwinkel over Fuji (02) > Bobby Shane
and Buddy Colt went to a draw > Robert Fuller over Sabu Singh / Notes: This was taped for the “Atlanta TV Wrestling” television program hosted by Ed Capral. Homer O’
Dell managed Colt.

July 21, 1970 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon Coliseum (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Rocket Monroe and Cyclone Soto went to a draw
> Sabu Singh over Cisco Grimaldo > Derrell Cochran over Billy Spears > Derrell Cochran & Cyclone Soto & Sabu Singh over Billy Spears & Cisco Grimaldo & Rocket
Monroe > Macon Tag Team Title Match: Bill Dromo & El Mongol over Buddy Colt & Karl Von Stroheim* by disqualification; Colt & Von Stroheim retained the title / Notes:
Colt and Von Stroheim had been the reigning Macon Tag Team Champions since they went over Mongol and Joe Scarpa on June 16, 1970, in Macon. Homer O’Dell
managed Colt and Von Stroheim.

July 22, 1970 (Wednesday) – Columbus, GA – Columbus Municipal Auditorium (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran versus
Sabu Singh > Women’s Match: Barbara Owens versus Rita Boucher > Columbus Heavyweight Title Tournament: Rocket Monroe versus Cyclone Soto; Alberto Torres
versus Assassin #2 (01); Bill Dromo versus Assassin #1 (01); and Paul DeMarco versus Nick Bockwinkel / Notes: It appears as though the tournament may have been
the origin of the Columbus Heavyweight Title. It was announced that Dory Funk, Jr., would be wrestling in Columbus on August 12, 1970. The program for this card
mentions that “Columbus Championship Wrestling”, hosted by Jim Koger, could be seen live on WTVM Channel 9 on Saturdays at 1:00 PM.

July 24, 1970 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Derrell Cochran over Cyclone Soto
> Ray Gunkel & El Mongol over Cisco Grimaldo & Karl Von Stroheim > Buddy Colt over Tim Geohagen at 12:00 > Homer O’Dell over Leo Garibaldi > Georgia
Heavyweight Title Match: Nick Bockwinkel over Paul DeMarco* to win the title at 33:00 > Georgia Tag Team Title Match: Bobby Shane & Doug Gilbert (01)* versus the
Assassins (01) (Assassin #1 (01) & Assassin #2 (01)) ended in a no contest; Shane & Gilbert retained the title / Notes: DeMarco had been the reigning Georgia
Heavyweight Champion since he went over Bockwinkel on July 17, 1970, in Atlanta. Shane and Gilbert had been the reigning Georgia Tag Team Champions since they
went over O’Dell and Colt in a tournament final on July 3, 1970, in Atlanta. O’Dell managed Colt and Von Stroheim. Charlie Smith and Eddie Smith were credited as
being referees for this card. The program for this card makes a reference that Bill Evans (02) is still the ringside photographer for Atlanta matches. It was reported that
Dory Funk, Jr., and Danny Hodge would be wrestling in Atlanta soon.

July 25, 1970 (Saturday) – Atlanta, GA – WQXI Studios (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bobby Shane over Karl Von Stroheim > Robert
Fuller and Paul DeMarco went to a draw > the Assassins (01) (Assassin #1 (01) & Assassin #2 (01)) over Alberto Torres & El Mongol / Notes: This was taped for the
“Atlanta TV Wrestling” television program hosted by Ed Capral. Homer O’Dell managed Von Stroheim.

July 28, 1970 (Tuesday) – Macon, GA – Macon Coliseum (Fred Ward – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Women’s Match: Sharon Joyce over Rita Boucher
> Sabu Singh over Rocket Monroe > Bob Armstrong and Derrell Cochran went to a draw > Nick Bockwinkel and Doug Gilbert (01) went to a draw > Bill Dromo over Buddy
Colt / Notes: Homer O’Dell managed Colt. Leon Ogle was credited as being a referee for this card. This is the first Macon program we have that mentions details on the
“Macon Championship Wrestling” program, which could be seen every Saturday on WCWB Channel 41 at 1:00 PM, hosted by Don McGouirk and Ralph Freed. It also
credits some office members, with Choo-Choo Lynn recognized as Assistant Promoter to Fred Ward and Gordon Price as Ring Announcer. It was announced that Dory
Funk, Jr., would be wrestling in Atlanta on August 11, 1970.

July 31, 1970 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (Paul Jones (01) – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Robert Fuller versus Karl Von
Stroheim > Paul DeMarco versus Bill Dromo > Buddy Colt versus Buddy Fuller > NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Danny Hodge* over Bobby Shane to retain
the title > Ray Gunkel & El Mongol versus the Assassins (01) (Assassin #1 (01) & Assassin #2 (01)) > Georgia Heavyweight Title Match: Nick Bockwinkel* over Doug
Gilbert (01) to retain the title / Notes: Hodge had been the reigning NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion since May 1965. Bockwinkel had been the reigning
Georgia Heavyweight Champion since he went over DeMarco on July 24, 1970, in Atlanta. Homer O’Dell managed Colt and Von Stroheim. It was announced that Tim
Tyler, Skandor Akbar, and Dory Funk, Jr., would be wrestling in Atlanta soon. Ron and Robert Fuller participated in an autograph session for fans.
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