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Results for NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling. This project is attempting to compile all known results for the old NWA Southeastern - Continental pro wrestling promotion. This is an on-going project with TV shows and results continually being added. This focuses on the southern end of the promotion known among wrestlers as the "Pensacola" or "Alabama" territory. The promotion was owned by Ron Fuller and later David Woods. View Results
Southeastern Wrestling playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlbVEh9T6N0ZFAlTk57sT5EDO2lU-jFpB
Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 041 - Goldberg vs. Diamond Dallas Page - WCW Championship - WCW Halloween Havoc 1998
(10-21-2017) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg) On the 41st edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast the Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by his older brother Dave to discuss Goldberg vs. Diamond Dallas Page for the WCW title at Halloween Havoc 1998 #MonsterMonth! They discuss Goldberg as WCW Champion, if the New World Order (NWO) got too big, Steve Austin's rise as WWF Champ, if DDP should have been the one to end Goldberg's streak, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 41
(10-18-2017) (Zones: Old Time Wrestling Hour) On this episode of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour, host Karl Stern continues #MonsterMonth and takes a look back at the 1988 Puerto Rico dressing room killing of Bruiser Brody by Jose Gonzalez (Invader I). With many years of hindsight, interviews, and clarity, what really happened? The events seem clear at first glance so why then no conviction? Was it really self defense? Was it a corrupt court system? What have the eye witnesses said in the years since this happened? Today we examine in detail the killing of Bruiser Brody. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour 018
Champions at Heart Podcast - Episode 10 - Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame Discussion, Lance Russell, and more!
(10-17-2017) Champions at Heart returns this week with talk regarding this year's Wrestling Observer Awards! In this first part, we talk about top names from Europe, Australia, UK, New Zealand and other regions. We talk about names that deserve a look when it comes to a vote, including people new to the ballot like Otto Wanz. Dan also spends the last part of the program talking about Lance Russell and his impact in the Memphis territory. Champions at Heart Podcast 10
Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 040 - Ric Flair vs. Hulk Hogan - Career for Career for the WCW Championship - WCW Halloween Havoc 1994
(10-14-2017) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the 40th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, the Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by his older brother Dave to discuss the Career for Career, WCW Championship match between Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair from WCW Halloween Havoc 1994 #MonsterMonth ! They discuss why WWF failed on booking Hogan vs. Flair two years before, if Connor McGregor jumping to the WWE could have any impact, Diesel winning the WWF Championship, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 40
Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 039 - Eddie Guerrero vs. Rey Mysterio Jr. - WCW Cruiserweight Championship vs. Mask - WCW Halloween Havoc 1997
(10-07-2017) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg) On the thirty-ninth episode of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast, the Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Fearon Derry of Pro Wrestling Weekly to discuss the WCW Cruiserweight Championship vs. Mask match between Eddie Guerrero and challenger Rey Mysterio! They talk about why Eric Bischoff wanted so many luchadors to lose their mask, the body language used by Guerrero, the WCW Cruiserweight division vs. the WWF Light-Heavyweight division, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 039
Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 038 - Edge vs. Ric Flair - TLC match for the WWE title - January 16th, 2006 - WWE Monday Night Raw
(09-30-2017) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the thirty-eighth installment of Wrestling With the Dawg, the Dirty Dawg Darsie flies solo to discuss WWE Champion Edge vs. Intercontinental Champion Ric Flair in a TLC match for the WWE title on 1/16/2006 Raw! The Dawg discusses Eddie Guerrero, Edge being the last villain in wrestling, if he ever thought of becoming a pro wrestler, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 038
(09-25-2017) (Patreon Special) This DragonKingKarl Biography podcast documentary takes a look at the Von Erich family. World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) was a mega-popular Texas based pro wrestling promotion in the 1980's. The sky was the limit until wrestlers began dying one by one. In the end only one brother out of the entire Von Erich family was left. This podcast special takes a look at the Von Erich family of wrestlers: Fritz, Kevin, Kerry, David, Mike, and Chris. Von Erich Podcast Special
(09-23-2017) (Zones: Wrestling) On September 23, 2017 Mexican pop-culture icon, luchadore, and movie star El Santo would have turned 100 years old. When It Was Cool celebrates the life and career of this cultural icon with a look back at the man and the legend of Mexico's greatest star- El Enmascarado de Plata - El Santo! Read More.
Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 037 - Hulk Hogan vs. Lex Luger - WCW Championship - September 11th, 1995 - WCW Monday Nitro
(09-23-2017) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the thirty-seventh edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, the Dirty Dawg Darsie flies solo for most of the podcast to discuss Hulk Hogan defending the WCW World Heavyweight title against Lex Luger on WCW Nitro from September the 11th, 1995! The Dawg talks about Luger jumping ship, Bischoff pushing Nitro to be different from Raw, the impact of Luger leaving the WWF high-and-dry, calling his older brother Dave on his memories, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 037
(09-22-2017) Bryan and Dan talk about the various failed pushes at pro wrestling. From Ahmed Johnson to, well, yes, Baron Corbin, a lot of talent have had big pushes in pro wrestling, only for something to happen to them which causes the push to come to an end. Whether it be egos, bad booking or "plans change", sometimes bookers and even the wrestlers themselves can be their worst enemy when it comes to making someone, or themselves, reach that next level. Champions at Heart Podcast 09
(09-17-2017) (Zones: Wrestling) Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter has reported that the greatest pro wrestling manager of all time- Bobby "The Brain" Heenan has died at the age of 73. When It Was Cool and pro wrestling historian Karl Stern takes a look back and one of the most entertaining pro wrestling personalities ever. Read More.
Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 036 - the Brain Busters vs. Demolition - Best Two-Out-of-Three Falls - WWF Tag Team Championship - July 18th, 1989 - WWF Saturday Night's Main Event
(09-16-2017) (Zones: Wrestling Withe the Dawg Podcast) On the thirty-sixth edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Joe Drilling from What a Maneuver joins the Dirty Dawg to discuss the Brain Busters vs. Demolition for the WWF Tag Team titles in a Best Two-Out-of-Three falls from WWF Saturday Night's Main Event on July 18th, 1989! Joe and the Dawg talk about the production value WWE and WCW had during this time, talk on No Holds Barred - the movie, music of the 80s, Demolition vs. the Road Warriors, singles psychology vs. tag team psychology, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 036
(09-15-2017) (Zones: Old Time Wrestling Hour) On this episode of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour, host Karl Stern takes a look back at the 1995 WCW World War 3 which featured a 60 man battle royal for the vacant WCW World heavyweight title, Hulk Hogan burned an Observer for no obvious reason and almost sent Sting, Randy Savage, and Gene Okerlund to their deaths. Then we get off on a tangent about The Yeti! DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling hour 017
Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 035 - The Rock vs. Chris Benoit - WWF Championship - WWF Fully Loaded 2000
(09-09-2017) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the thirty-fifth edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, we go back in time with the Dirty Dawg Darsie to the summer of 2000 when Fearon Derry of Pro Wrestling Weekly joins to discuss the Rock defending the WWE title against Chris Benoit at WWF Fully Loaded 2000! They talk about censoring Benoit off the WWE Network, comparing Hulk Hogan to the Beatles, Steve Austin being out of the company due to injury, building up new stars, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 035
(09-08-2017) We sort of go all over the place this week on Champions at Heart. We spend the first forty minutes of the show talking about Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Who benefits the most from the fight, and why? We also talk about pay in boxing, MMA and pro wrestling and the struggle that comes with pay.
After the boxing discussion, along with Brad's thoughts on Okada/Omega III, we move on to NJPW, WWE and their booking. Why does NJPW gets heaps of praise, while WWE gets nothing but disdain? When you look deep down, there are pluses and minuses to both promotions. We try and break it down. Champions at Heart Podcast 08
Wrestling With the Dawg - pisode 034 - Cactus Jack vs. Triple H - Falls Count Anywhere - September 22, 1997 - WWF Raw is War
(09-02-2017) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the thirty-fourth installment of Wrestling With the Dawg the Dirty Dawg Darsie flies solo once again to cover the night Cactus Jack debuts in the World Wrestling Federation inside Madison Square Garden when he faces Triple H in a Falls Count Anywhere match on September 22nd, 1997! The Dawg discusses McMahon taking his first Stone Cold Stunner on this night, Goldberg's first match, his memories of Cactus Jack, and so much more~! Wrestling With the Dawg 034
(08-30-2017) (Zones: Old Time Wrestling Hour) On this episode of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour, host Karl Stern takes a look back at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the ECW November to Remember 1995 featuring the return of Sabu, Buh Buh Buh Buh Buh Ray Dudley, Steve Austin in a world title match, Konnan, Rey Myserio, Jr, and Psicosis. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling hour 016
Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast -Episode 032 - Manami Toyota and Toshiyo Yamada vs. Dynamite Kansai and Mayumi Ozaki - Best 2-Out-of-3 Falls for the WWWA Tag Team Championship - AJW Dream Slam II
(08-19-2017) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the 32nd installment of Wrestling With the Dawg the Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Joe Drilling of What a Manuever to discuss the Wrestling Observer Newsletter 1993 Match of the Year from AJW Dream Slam II, Manami Toyota and Toshiyo Yamada vs. Dynamite Kansai and Mayumi Ozaki in a Best 2-out-of-3 falls for the WWWA Tag Team Championship from the AJW Dream Slam II card! Joe and the Dawg talk about the Mae Young Classic coming up on the WWE Network, if WWE should have certain division on select brands, how WCW and WWF looked in 1993, mid-west wrestling psychology, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast
(08-19-2017) The latest episode of the Champions at Heart podcast looks at the G1 Climax 27 tournament. Some are calling it one of the best tournaments of all time. Some of the matches on the card, including both block finals and the finals themselves, are being lauded as some of the best matches of all time. Is the hype real? Bryan Rose, who covered all 19 shows, and Dan Ford talk about all the big matches, the moments, and standout stars of the tournament. We also talk about the hype that New Japan gets as being one of the best promotions on the planet right now, much to the chagrin of some who feel WWE should have that spot. We compare and contrast, and put our own thoughts on the subject. Champions at Heart 07
DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour - Episode 15 - Ric Flair health situation, Gene Anderson, David Sammartino, Jerry Lawler, more
(08-16-2017) (Zones: DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast) On this episode host Karl Stern talks about the Ric Flair health situation, answers mailbag questions about Gene Anderson and David Sammartino, and talks David Letterman and the Jerry Lawler vs Andy Kaufman situation. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 15
Champions at Heart is back with episode 6 taking a look at pro wrestling during the 1990s and the Attitude and Monday Night Wars era. Champions at Heart is a great round table wrestling discussion and this episode is a cool look back at an amazing era and much more! Champions at Heart 06
(Zones: DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour) On this edition of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour, Karl Stern takes a question from a Patreon supporter about the worst and most disgusting promotional tactics. From World Class Championship Wrestling to the WWE there is a lot to choose from and Karl tells you what does... and does NOT offend him. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 014
This is a newly recorded biography podcast special from Karl Stern talking the career of "Macho Man" Randy Savage. It was suggested by one of our Patreon supporters. Randy Savage passed away in 2011 after having been retired from pro wrestling for several years. He was remarkable in that he was well known in pop culture but also considered a great wrestler by hardcore fans and was involved in many memorable matches. Here is the story of Randy Savage. Randy Savage Audio Biography
(07-24-2017) Champions at Heart is back with episode 5 taking a look at pro wrestling during the 1990s and the struggles of WWF and WCW during this time. Champions at Heart is a great round table wrestling discussion and this episode is a cool look back at an amazing era and much more! Champions at Heart 05
Champions at Heart is back with episode 4 taking a look at pro wrestling during the 1980s and the big boom period of Hulkamania and the wrestling territories. Champions at Heart is a great round table wrestling discussion and this episode is a cool look back at an amazing era and much more! Champions at Heart 04
Champions at Heart is back with episode 3 taking a look at pro wrestling from the 1950's through the 1970's, the rise of television and the regional booking offices and much more! Champions at Heart 03
Hulk Hogan Career Research Project - An detailed look into the early career and first matches of the legendary Hulk Hogan.
(06-29-2017) This is a detailed research project I did several years ago with the aid of multiple wrestling historians to try and chronicle an accurate early career record of Hulk Hogan. When did he really start wrestling? Did he wrestle under a mask? When was he Terry Boulder? Sterling Golden? Read more.
Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 024 - Terry Funk vs. Chris Candido - WCW Hardcore Championship - May 31st, 2000 - WCW Thunder
On the TWENTY FOURTH installment of Wrestling With the Dawg, the Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by RD Reynolds of WrestleCrap.com to discuss the horse kick heard around the world - Terry Funk defending his WCW Hardcore title against Chris Candido on the May 31st, 2000 edition of WCW Thunder! The guys talk about unsafe working environments wrestling next to a live animal, Bobby Heenen's one-liners, Tony Schiavone not caring at his job, WCW hot potatoing the World Heavyweight Championship, Scott Steiner, the conspiracy between the horse that kicked Funk and Eric Bischoff, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 24
(06-19-2017) The cast of Champions at Heart have another great round table discussion about the early cons and crimes of carnival era wrestling and talk in detail about the popularity of Frank Gotch and wrestling into the era of Strangler Lewis and Jim Londos. Champions at Heart 02
We welcome a new FREE podcast to our website with Bryan Rose and his round table of guests discussing pro wrestling on Champions at Heart! The first episode (hosted on the Patreon feed but FREE for everyone) talks failed wrestling pushes including Dick Hutton, Lex Luger, Mabel, Ronnie Garvin, and much more! Champions at Heart 01
(Zones: Wrestling) Karl Stern takes a look at the colorful and high flying history of lucha libre Mexican wrestling featuring such stars as El Santo, Blue Demon, Mil Mascaras, Rey Misterio, Canek, and more. Article features pictures, video, and free audio downloads. Read More.
NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling (SECW) Television - Episode 1
The first episode of NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling television took place on Saturday October 18, 1980.
- Written review of show number one- click here.
Host Charlie Platt... Bob Armstrong defeated The Superstar (Ray Harris)... Tony Charles music video... Interview with Bob Armstrong... Eddie Mansfield defeated Reggie Simpson... Mongolian Stomper hype video... Bob Armstrong promo... Charlie Cook & Ricky Gibson defeated Big C I & II (Don Carson & Dennis Condrey) (NWA Southeastern tag team champions) in a non-title match... Charlie Cook promo... Ron Fuller promo... Eddie Mansfield promo... (Referee: Bill Sorenson) (01)
(01-16-2017) Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka died yesterday at the age of 73. Some things need to be said. Read More.
Read Karl Stern's Research on New Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame Inductee Col. James H. McLaughlin
($5 and higher level Patreons) (12-01-2016) Karl Stern was credited in the biography of Col. James H. McLaughlin's Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame issue. Now you can read Karl's research into the pioneer era wrestling legend. $5 and up Patreons get this article plus much more. Check it out.
Here is a .pdf of McLaughlin vs. Moth 1887- Check it out.
(Silver and higher level Patreons) (11-29-2016) Karl Stern presents a 6 part audio series covering the entire year of 1983 in NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling which featured heel Bob Armstrong, Ron Fuller, The Flame, Mongolian Stomper, The Midnight Express, Mr. Olympia, Frank Savage, Man Mountain Harris / El Lobo (Black Bart), Ken Lucas, Buck Robley, and much more (You also get a ZIP file of all the posters from that years Boutwell shows). Only for Gold & Silver level Patreons.
(11-26-2016) Karl Stern presents the original 8 part - 8 hour History of Pro Wrestling Audio Documentary available to Patreon supporters of the $10 or higher level. Check it Out
(10-14-2016) Karl Stern reviews the new book by Fred Esposito: I'm a Mark - Dreams and Destiny of a Wrestling Fan. Read More.
(09-23-2016) Karl Stern writes about lucha libre and Mexican movie legend El Santo who would have turned 99 years old today. Read More.