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 Posted: Sat Sep 26th, 2015 02:39 am
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Pete Moore and James Allen Crockett formed the Southeastern Corporation in Bristol, Virginia during 1931 with Pete Moore as President and Jim Crockett as Vice-President.
 
Jim Crockett came to Greensboro, North Carolina in December 1933.  Crockett converted a warehouse into an arena.  He promoted his first Greensboro wrestling event there on December 20, 1933. 

12/20/33 Greensboro, NC @ Arena
Nick Bozinis beat Mike Kilonis(38:00)
Jim Hesslyn beat Gus (Knot Head) Pappas
Note:  Crockett donated a percentage of the gate to the Empty Stocking fund.



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