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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



DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour - Episode 33 - Further discussion of the deaths of Nikolai Volkoff, Brickhouse Brown, & Brian Christopher, plus WCW vs WWF / WWE, and more.

Podcast: (08-14-2018) (Zones: DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast) On this Patreon only edition of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour we talk about the deaths of Nikolai Volkoff, Brickhouse Brown, and Brian Christopher, (this was recorded before the death of Jim Neidhart was announced yesterday). Follow up to comments that have come in since their deaths. A great question and scenario about what happens to WWF if WCW doesn't launch Nitro. WCW really pushed WWF to a higher level when they launched the rival show but what if that never happened? Plus our usual look back at the SECW results project. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 33


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 083 - the Undertaker vs. Bret Hart - WWF Championship - WWF SummerSlam 1997

Podcast: (08-11-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg) On the 83rd edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, Fearon Derry of Pro Wrestling Weekly joins the Dirty Dawg Darsie to discuss the WWF title match between the Undertaker and Bret Hart from WWF SummerSlam 1997 with Shawn Michaels as special guest referee! They talk about the Hart Foundation angle in 1997, Shawn Michaels and Baywatch, the Undertaker vs. Paul Bearer, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 083


Long Form History of Pro Wrestling - Part 38 - 1963 is a Huge Year in Pro Wrestling

Podcast: (08-07-2018) (Zones: Wrestling) 1963 was a hugely eventful year in pro wrestling, especially in Japan and in the life (and death) of Rikidozan. But there was a lot happening in the United States too. Verne Gagne and the AWA title, Lou Thesz vs Buddy Rogers for the NWA title, the formation of the WWWF and Bruno Sammartino, plus so much more. Many historic events happened in this year that would shape pro wrestling for the next half century and beyond. Long Form History of Wrestling Part 38


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 082 - Shawn Michaels vs. Triple H - WWE SummerSlam 2002

Podcast: (08-04-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) On the 82 edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, the Dirty Dawg Darsie's childhood best friend Jesse McMoney joins the podcast again to discuss Shawn Michaels vs. Triple H in their Non-Sanctioned Street Fight from WWE SummerSlam 2002!  The guys talk about ordering this pay-per-view live, the "Summer of Brock," Triple H's return in 2002 from his first quad injury, if they ever thought Shawn Michaels would return to wrestling, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 82


GKT - The Greatest Kayfabe Tournament:  Round One.  Match Three.  Chris Jericho vs. Superstar Billy Graham

(07-31-2018) Today continues a new finite podcast series that will air here (on Patreon) and at Wrestling Observer from Karl Stern- The Greatest Kayfabe Wrestling Tournament.  This is a fictional 64 man single elimination tournament that asks the question "What if these wrestlers were real? Who would win?"  This is not a "shoot" fight, nor an argument over who the best "worker" is.  This tournament is about why we started watching wrestling to begin with - Could Chris Jericho the character defeat Superstar Billy Graham the character in a wrestling match? Round One... Match Three... Chris Jericho (circa 2001) WWE Undisputed Champion vs. Superstar Billy Graham (circa 1977) WWWF Champion.  FIGHT!  03 GKT: Chris Jericho vs. Superstar Billy Graham


FlairFlop.com presents: Episode 081 - Ted DiBiase vs. Razor Ramon - WWF SummerSlam 1993

Podcast: (07-28-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg / Wrestling)On the 81st edition of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast, Joe Drilling joins the Dirty Dawg Darsie to discuss Ted DiBiase vs. Razor Ramon from WWF SummerSlam 1993!  The guys talk about Ted DiBiase's wrestling career being over within a few months after this, if DiBiase was a success story outside of wrestling, some Vader memories, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 81


DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour - Episode 32 - The State of Wrestling Media, Newsletters, Websites, and more. Wrestling Masked Men.

Podcast: (07-25-2018) On this episode, host Karl Stern talks about the pro wrestling media today as compared to the 1990s and the pre-internet era. Southeastern Championship Wrestling in early 1981 and Mr. Saito. The disappearance of masked men in wrestling. Other Mr. Wrestling's, Assassins, etc. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 32


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 080 - Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Triple H vs. Mankind - WWF Championship - WWF SummerSlam 1999

Podcast: (07-21-2018) On the 80th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, the Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by his older brother Dave (when the Dawg is sick!) to discuss Stone Cold Steve Austin defending the WWF title against Triple H and Mankind at WWF SummerSlam 1999!  The guys talk about Governor Jesse Ventura participating at SummerSlam and all the news backlash, Triple H's rise to main event status, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 80


Long Form History of Wrestling Part 37 (1962-63)

Podcast: (07-17-2018) On this edition of the DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show we continue the history of pro wrestling series and cover up to 1963. We also have another wrestling magazine from this year that fills in some blanks for us. Among the people discussed include Dick the Bruiser, Mike Sharpe Sr., Sputnik Monroe, Verne Gagne, Gene Kiniski, The Sheik, Rikidozan, The Destroyer, and many more. Long Form History of Wrestling 037


GKT - The Greatest Kayfabe Tournament:  Round One.  Match Two.  Randy Savage vs. Mitsuharu Misawa

(07-10-2018) Today continues a new finite podcast series that will air here (on Patreon) and at Wrestling Observer from Karl Stern- The Greatest Kayfabe Wrestling Tournament.  This is a fictional 64 man single elimination tournament that asks the question "What if these wrestlers were real? Who would win?"  This is not a "shoot" fight, nor an argument over who the best "worker" is.  This tournament is about why we started watching wrestling to begin with - Could Randy Savage the character defeat Mitsuharu Misawa the character in a wrestling match? Round One... Match Two... Randy Savage (circa 1987) WWF Intercontinental Champion vs. Mitsuharu Misawa (circa 1994) All-Japan Triple Crown Champion.  FIGHT!  02 GKT: Randy Savage vs Mitsuharu Misawa


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