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Old School Book Reviews4

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The first half of the 20th century saw action in the Peach State presented by such promoters as Henry Weber, Bill Hartman, Frank Speer, and Nat Jones.  

The second half, however, ushered in such promotional notables as Ray Gunkle, Jim Barnett, and Paul Jones, who made Georgia Championship Wrestling, Inc. (a member of the National Wrestling Alliance) a household term throughout the state via television.  

After Gunkle's death in 1972, his widow Ann started a rival group called the All South Wrestling Alliance, prompting a bitter two-year wrestling war, with both groups airing on Ted Turner's television station (later known as TBS). 

GCW won out in the end, and by the late 70's had the highest-rated show on cable television as Turner's channel went national.  

By 1985, GCW sold out to the WWF, prompting former GCW execs Alan "Ole Anderson" Rogowski and Fred Ward to start a new group called Championship Wrestling from Georgia, Inc.   

Later that year, NWA member group Jim Crockett Promotions, Inc. pulled off a huge coup and purchased the exclusive rights to provide programming to TBS. Without the TBS timeslot, Georgia Championship Wrestling, Inc. had no remaining assets and was thus dissolved as a corporate entity by the WWF.   

Crockett, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina (and later Dallas, Texas) eventually sold his wrestling assets to Turner, who set up a new company called World Championship Wrestling, Inc., based out of Atlanta. 

KM DVD/VHS Store 4
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KM Replica Masks 4
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KM Store 4
The KM Store now features products featuring the GCW logo as well as some other very cool images.  To see what's new and to purchase T-Shirts, ball caps, mouse pads and more, click here
KM Message Board 4

Want to chat with other fans of regional wrestling? This message board has forums for over two dozen promotions. Click here.

KM Belt Gallery 4

This section contains an extensive title belt gallery... images of heavyweight, tag, U.S. and various regional title belts.  To view it, click here.

Old School Tape Review 4

Reviews of various PPV's, commercial tapes and regional wrestling TV shows are available in this section. To read more, click here.


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