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NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling Results Project

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



FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 093 - Harlem Heat vs. the Outsiders - WCW World Tag Team Championship - WCW Halloween Havoc 1996

Podcast: (10-20-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg) FlairFlop.com presents the 93rd edition of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast where the Dirty Dawg Darsie breaks down Harlem Heat defending the WCW World Tag Team Championship against the Outsiders at WCW Halloween Havoc 1996!  The Dawg talks about where Harlem Heat stands in his opinion in the tag teams of WCW history, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall jumping over to WCW and the impact it had on the WWF, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 093


The Wolf Man and Werewolf in Pro Wrestling

Podcast: (10-19-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) In this #MonsterMonth podcast special from pro wrestling historian Karl Stern, the When It Was Cool website takes a look back at the times that the Wolf Man or the Werewolf has shown up in pro wrestling! Yes, believe it or not, there was even a Wolf Man in WWWF and fought Andre the Giant! However, leave it up to Lucha Libre to give us some of the most wacked out werewolf grapplers. It’s another fun Halloween themed show from When It Was Cool for our Patreon supporters at the $1 and higher level! The Wolf Man and Werewolf in Pro Wrestling.


06 - GKT - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament: Roddy Piper vs. Mil Mascaras

Podcast: (10-16-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) The Greatest Kayfabe Tournament continues with match six in round one and today we have a battle of people who seldom laid down on the job.  Plucked straight out of 1984 following the famous Starrcade Dog Collar match and a year before WrestleMania I we have "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.  His opponent is one of the most beloved stars of Lucha Libre and an international wrestling superstar.  From the year 1973 the "Man of 1000 Masks" Mil Mascaras. The votes are in and we have a winner! FIGHT! 06 GKT Roddy Piper vs Mil Mascaras


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 092 - the Giant vs. Hulk Hogan - WCW World Heavyweight Championship - Man vs. Man, Machine vs. Machine - WCW Halloween Havoc 1995

Podcast: (10-13-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) FlairFlop.com presents this gigantic 92nd episode of Wrestling With the Dawg, where the Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Fearon Derry to discuss the Man vs. Man, Machine vs. Machine match between the Giant and WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan from WCW Halloween Havoc 1995!  They discuss the Sumo Monster Truck battle on top of Cobo Hall then their World title match inside Joe Louis Arena, the Dungeon of Doom, the Shawn Michaels attack outside of Syracuse, why Dean Douglas didn't work in the WWF, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 092


DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show - Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame Ballot 2018 Part 2

Podcast: (10-09-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) This is our second discussion of the 2018 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballot.  On this edition, host and wrestling historian Karl Stern discusses the Japanese ballot, the UK and other areas ballot, revisits the Mexico ballot, and talks in detail about the Non-Wrestlers ballot including a passionate and angry rant about Jerry Jarrett.  This one is bound to get folks talking. DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show WON HOF 2


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 091 - Rick Rude vs. Masahiro Chono - NWA World Heavyweight Championship - WCW Halloween Havoc 1992

Podcast: (10-06-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the 91st edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, on FlairFlop.com, the Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Joe Drilling to talk the night the WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Rick Rude challenged Masahiro Chono for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship at WCW Halloween Havoc 1992!  The guys talk about their memories of Chono, Rick Rude's peak of his wrestling career, the importance of the NWA title in 1992 and in 2018, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 091


The Frankenstein Monster in Pro Wrestling

Podcast: (10-05-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) In this #MonsterMonth podcast special from pro wrestling historian Karl Stern, the When It Was Cool website takes a look back at the times that the Frankenstein Monster has crossed over into pro wrestling! Yes, believe it or not, a monster based on Frankenstein has actually shown up multiple times in pro wrestling history, most famously in Los Angeles, Arizona, and Memphis! On this Patreon podcast special we tell all about the history of the Frankenstein Monster in the world of pro wrestling. (He also got into a real life scuffle with Andre the Giant!) The Frankenstein Monster in Pro Wrestling Special


DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show - Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame Ballot Discussion 2018 - Part 1

Podcast: (10-02-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) It's time once again for our annual examination of the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballot.  This year, I split the discussion into two shows so we don't have to rush things.  Part 2 will be next Tuesday.  On this episode we look at the U.S. current and historical ballot and Mexico.  We discuss the qualifications of CM Punk, plus who I have changed my mind on verse previous years.  It's one of our most popular shows of the year so lets talk Hall of Fame! DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show WON HOF 2018


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 090 - Billy Kidman vs. Gregory Helms - WCW Cruiserweight Championship - July 5th, 2001 - WWF SmackDown!

Podcast: (09-29-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the 90th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, available on FlairFlop.com, the Dirty Dawg Darsie discusses Gregory Helms defending his WCW Cruiserweight Championship against Billy Kidman on July 5th, 2001 edition of WWF SmackDown!  The Dawg talks about being excited as a 13-year-old about the WCW Cruiserweight division coming to the WWF, about Eric Bischoff coming in as part of the Invasion storyline to face Vince McMahon at the WWF Invasion pay-per-view, Scott Hudson and Arn Anderson as the "voices" of WCW on WWF television, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 090


DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast - Episode 33

Podcast: (09-25-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast) Several listener questions addressed this episode including the forgotten WWF tag team of Demolition. We discuss their music and why they've been largely written out of history despite being one of the most popular and successful tag teams ever in WWF WWE. A great question about Sputnik Monroe and race relations and the power of Memphis wrestling. All this and much more on a new edition of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 033


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 089 - Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Chris Benoit - WWF Championship - May 31st, 2001 - WWF SmackDown!

Podcast: (09-22-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the 89th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, coming to you by FlairFlop.com, the Dirty Dawg Darsie discusses a wrestling classic between WWF Champion Stone Cold Steve Austin and challenger Chris Benoit from WWF SmackDown on May 31st, 2001 in Edmonton, Alberta!  The Dawg discusses Steve Austin aligning himself with Vince McMahon, could Chris Benoit as WWF Champion worked in 2001, the Invasion storyline involving Triple H and Bret Hart, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 89


Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Series - Part 40 - The End of the 1960s

Podcast: (09-18-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) On this edition of the DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show host Karl Stern presents episode 40 in the long form history of pro wrestling series as we look at the end of the 1960s.  We refer to a couple of old pro wrestling magazines to fill in the gaps for this episode with segments on Dick the Bruiser, Verne Gagne, and many others.  The territorial era was in full swing and we take a look back at the stars of wrestling heading into the 1970s. Long Form History of Wrestling 40


Free Edition of the DragonKingKarl Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Series- Jump on here!

Podcast: (04-03-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) This episode of the DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show featured at WrestlingObserver.com I am making available for free and it is a catch-up show to allow new listeners to jump on and those who might have fallen behind to catch up. The long form history of pro wrestling series is essentially a college level series on the history of pro wrestling.  We have produced 30 parts, so far, covering pro wrestling from the Civil War era to 1950.  They are Patreon $5 level content but today's summary show is free so if you like what you hear today and want to know more you can catch up on all the previous 30 episodes. Long Form History of Pro Wrestling- Special



Hulk Hogan Career Research Project - An detailed look into the early career and first matches of the legendary Hulk Hogan.

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.



Celebrating the History and Heritage of Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling

(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.


History of Pro Wrestling Action Figures 4 Part Audio Series

($5 and higher level Patreons) Karl Stern produced audio series on the history of pro wrestling action figures from Remco, LJN, Jakks, Hasbro, Mattel, and more.  Check it out.



Audio Biography on new Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Famer Col. James H. McLaughlin

($5 and higher level Patreons) Karl Stern produced audio biography on the new Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame member Col. James H. McLaughlin.  Check it out.


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Read Karl Stern's Research on New Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame Inductee Col. James H. McLaughlin

($5 and higher level Patreons) 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.


New - Original 6 Part History of NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling - The Year of 1983

(Silver and higher level Patreons) 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.


The Original History of Pro Wrestling Audio Series (8 Parts - 8 Hours)

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