Rock’n’Roll Express

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Title History

  • CWA (Memphis) World Tag Team titles defeating Bill Dundee and Tommy Rich (1981);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles defeating Troy Graham and Porkchop Cash (November 7, 1983);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles defeating Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey (May 2, 1984);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles defeating The Spoiler and Phil Hickerson (August 13, 1984);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles defeating Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey (October 1, 1984);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles defeating Hercules Hernandez and Ted DiBiase (December 25, 1984);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Krusher Khrushchev and Ivan Koloff (July 9, 1985);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Nikita and Ivan Koloff (November 28, 1985);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey (August 16, 1986);
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated Tag Team of the Year (1986);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Ivan Koloff and Manny Fernandez (May 26, 1987);
  • CWA (Memphis) Tag Team titles defeating Chris Champion and Mark Starr (September 11, 1989);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Stan Lane and Tom Prichard (November 13, 1992);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Stan Lane and Tom Prichard (November 27, 1992);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Stan Lane and Tom Prichard (November 29, 1992);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Stan Lane and Tom Prichard (May 15, 1993);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Ron and Don Harris (September 11, 1993);
  • USWA (United States Wrestling Association) World Tag Team titles defeating Ron and Don Harris (January 23, 1994);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Jimmy Del Ray and Tom Prichard (February 18, 1994);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Jimmy Del Ray and Tom Prichard (April 1, 1994);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Chris Candido and Brian Lee (August 5, 1994);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Chris Candido and Brian Lee (August 8, 1994);
  • SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Mustafa and New Jack (December 24, 1994);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Randy Rhodes and Dick Murdoch [Tournament] (April 11, 1995);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating PG-13 for vacant titles (July 3, 1995);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles Awarded (January 12, 1998);
  • NWA Wildside Tag Team titles defeating David Young and Rick Michaels (February 19, 2000);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Steven Dunn and Jackie Fulton (sub for Reno Riggins) (April 12, 2000);
  • (Alabama/Gulf Coast) WWO Tag Team titles w/Ricky Morton;
  • MACW (Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Buff Bagwell and Rikki Nelson (April 10, 2010);
  • TCW tag team titles defeating Michael Barry and Alan Steele (April 4, 2014);

Career Highlights

Memphis: The Rock’n’Roll Express:

  • 1983: Jerry Lawler put Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson together in Memphis as a tag team called the Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • The Fabulous Ones were the hugely popular team at the time, and he created the RandR as a “b-version”.

Mid-South Wrestling:

  • April 7, 1984 – Superdome: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Nikolai Volkoff and The Russian Invader (Jerry Novak).
  • June 16, 1984 – Superdome: The Midnight Express beat The Rock’n’Roll Express in a “No disqualification” match to retain the Tag titles.
  • November 22, 1984 – Superdome: The Rock’n’Roll Express beat The Midnight Express in a Scaffold match to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • March 30, 1985 – Superdome: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Road Warriors and Dirty White Boys and The Freebirds in a 4-WAY.
  • June 1, 1985 – Superdome: Steve Williams and Ted DiBiase defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express to retain the Tag Team titles.

National Wrestling Alliance (plus UWF and AWA results):

  • November 28, 1985 – Starrcade: The Rock’n’Roll Express beat Ivan and Nikita Koloff in a Cage to win the Tag Team titles.
  • June 13, 1987 – UWF Superdome: The Rock’n’Roll Express beat The Angel of Death and Vladimir Petrov to retain the NWA Tag Team titles.
  • April 16, 1988 – AWA Rage in a Cage II: The Rock’n’Roll Express vs The Nasty Boys ended in a Double Disqualification.
  • December 13, 1988 – AWA SuperClash 3: The Rock’n’Roll Express vs Jimmy Golden and Robert Fuller ended in a Double Count Out.
  • April 19, 1986 – Crockett Cup: The Sheepherders defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • July 26, 1986 – Great American Bash: The Rock’n’Roll Express vs Ole and Arn Anderson ended in a draw.
  • November 27, 1986 – Starrcade: The Rock’n’Roll Express beat Ole and Arn Anderson in a Steel Cage Match to retain the Tag Team titles
  • April 10-11, 1987 – Crockett Cup: The Rock’n’Roll Express received a bye to the quarter-finals.
  • ~~~Giant Baba and Isao Takagi defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express by forfeit in the Quarter-Finals.
  • July 4, 1987 – Great American Bash: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Midnight Express by disqualification to retain the Tag titles.
  • November 26, 1987 – Starrcade: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Midnight Express in a Scaffold Match.
  • May 19, 1990 – Capitol Combat: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Freebirds.
  • June 13, 1990 – NWA Clash: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Midnight Express by disqualification to retain the US Tag Team titles.
  • July 7, 1990 – Great American Bash: Doom defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express to retain the Tag Team titles.

Smokey Mountain Wrestling: The Rock’n’Roll Express:

  • August 5, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden.
  • August 6, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden.
  • August 7, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies.
  • August 8, 1992 – Fire on the Mountain: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden.
  • August 9, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden by disqualification.
  • August 12, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden.
  • August 19, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden in a Stretcher match.
  • August 21, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden.
  • August 22, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden.
  • August 27, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Mike Sampson and Robbie Eagle.
  • September 4, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden.
  • October 2, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden in a Stretcher match.
  • October 8, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane and Tom Prichard).
  • October 9, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane and Tom Prichard) by disqualification.
  • October 17, 1992 – The Heavenly Bodies defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • October 24, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane and Tom Prichard).
  • November 6, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane and Tom Prichard) by disqualification.
  • November 7, 1992 – The Heavenly Bodies defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • November 8, 1992 – The Heavenly Bodies defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • November 13, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies in a Hospital Elimination match to win the Tag Team titles!
  • November 14, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies in a Hospital Elimination match.
  • November 20, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies.
  • November 21, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies.
  • November 23, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Paul Lee and Dark Secret.
  • November 26, 1992 – The Heavenly Bodies beat The Rock’n’Roll Express in a Falls Count Anywhere match to win the Tag Team titles!
  • November 27, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies in a Texas Death match to recapture the Tag Team titles!
  • November 28, 1992 – The Heavenly Bodies defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express in a Street Fight match to reclaim the Tag Team titles!
  • November 29, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies in a Barbed Wire Cage to win back the Tag Team titles!
  • December 4, 1992 – The Heavenly Bodies and Jim Cornette defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express and Tim Horner.
  • December 5, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express and Brian Matthews defeated The Heavenly Bodies and Jim Cornette.
  • December 25, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies and Jim Cornette in a Handicap match.
  • December 26, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies and Jim Cornette in a Handicap match.
  • December 27, 1992 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies and Jim Cornette in a Handicap match.
  • February 21, 1993 – WCW Superbrawl: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Prichard and Del Ray).
  • April 2, 1993 – Bluegrass Brawl I: The Heavenly Bodies beat The Rock’n’Roll Express and Team Mantell in a 3-WAY Street Fight.
  • ~~~The Heavenly Bodies (Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane and Tom Pritchard).
  • ~~~The Rock’n’Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson and Arn Anderson).
  • ~~~Team Mantell (Dutch Mantell and Jimmy Golden and Robert Fuller).
  • May 9, 1993 – Volunteer Slam II: The Rock’n’Roll Express Team defeated The Midnight Express Team in a Rage in the Cage.
  • ~~~The Rock’n’Roll Express Team: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson and Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden and Brian Lee.
  • ~~~The Heavenly Bodies Team: Tom Pritchard and Stan Lane and Killer Kyle and Kevin Sullivan and Tazmaniac.
  • May 15, 1993 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies in a “Loser Leaves SMW” match to win the Tag Team titles.
  • August 1993 – The Bruise Brothers beat The Rock’n’Roll Express and Scott and Steve Armstrong and The Heavenly Bodies in a 3-WAY.
  • August 14, 1993 – The Armstrongs and Rock’n’Roll Express beat The Bruise Brothers and The Bodies and Jim Cornette (Rage in a Cage)
  • November 24, 1993 – WWF Survivor Series: The Heavenly Bodies defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express to win the SMW Tag Team titles!
  • November 26, 1993 – Thanksgiving Thunder: The Rock’n’Roll Express vs The Moondogs ended in a NO CONTEST.
  • February 13, 1994 – Sunday Bloody Sunday: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies by disqualification (Bodies retain).
  • March 10, 1994 – Marietta Debut: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies by disqualification (Bodies retain).
  • April 1, 1994 – The Rock’n’Roll Express beat The Heavenly Bodies in a “Loser Leaves Town Cage” match to win the Tag Team titles!
  • May 20, 1994 – Brian Lee and Chris Candido defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • August 5, 1994 – Smokey Mountain Wrestling: Night Of The Legends: The Rock’n’Roll Express beat Brian Lee and Chris Candido.
  • ~~~Ricky Gibson was handcuffed to Tammy Fytch during this tag team title match, which was won by the Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • August 14, 1994 – Brian Lee and Chris Candido w/Tammy Sytch defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express to win the Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~Added stipulations to the match had Ricky Morton putting his hair on the line against Tammy Sytch’s hair!
  • November 24, 1994 – Thanksgiving Thunder: The Gangstas (New Jack and Mustpaha) beat The Rock’n’Roll Express in a “Street Fight”.
  • February 26, 1995 – The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Al Snow and Unibomb by disqualification to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • April 7, 1995 – Al Snow and Unibomb beat The Rock’n’Roll Express in a “Coal Miner’s Glove on a Pole” match to win the Tag Team titles!
  • May 19, 1995 – Volunteer Slam IV: Ricky Morton beat Al Snow (Scaffold) | Robert Gibson beat Unibomb (Falls Count Anywhere).

Smokey Mountain Wrestling: Ricky Morton vs Robert Gibson:

  • August 12, 1995 – Robert Gibson defeated The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) in a “Handicap” match.
  • November 23, 1995 – Robert Gibson and The Heavenly Bodies defeated Ricky Morton and Tracy Smothers and Dirty White Boy by disqualification.

World Championship Wrestling: The Rock’n’Roll Express:

  • June 3, 1996 – Nitro: Ric Flair and Arn Anderson defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • June 24, 1996 – Nitro: Chris Benoit and Arn Anderson defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • July 1, 1996 – Nitro: The Four Horsemen defeated Joe Gomez and The Renegade and The Rock’n’Roll Express
  • August 5, 1996 – Nitro: Harlem Heat defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • August 26, 1996 – Nitro: Ric Flair and Arn Anderson defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • September 30, 1996 – Nitro: The Faces of Fear (Meng and Barbarian) defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.

World Wrestling Federation – NWA Invasion:

  • January 12, 1998 – RAW: The Disciples of Apocalypse beat The Rock’n’Roll Express (NWA Tag Champions) by disqualification.
  • February 23, 1998 – RAW: The Headbangers defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express to win the NWA Tag Team titles.
  • March 2, 1998 – RAW: The Headbangers and Taka Michinuko defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express and Barry Windham.
  • March 17, 1998 – RAW: The Headbangers defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express and Jim Cornette to retain the NWA Tag Team titles.
  • March 29, 1998 – Wrestlemania 14: The Rock’n’Roll Express participated in a 15-Team Battle Royal (Won by LOD 2000).
  • April 26, 1998 – Unforgiven: The NEW Midnight Express w/Jim Cornette defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.

NWA Total Nonstop Action: The Rock’n’Roll Express:

  • January 29, 2003 – TNA: The Rock’n’Roll Express made a surprise appearance in TNA turning heel on Chris Harris and James Storm!
  • ~~~The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated Chris Harris and James Storm later in the night with help from Elix Skipper.
  • February 12, 2003 – TNA: Chris Harris and James Storm beat The Rock’n’Roll Express in the 1st round of a #1 Contenders Tournament.

The Reunion Tour: The Rock’n’Roll Express:

  • November 29, 2003 – Memphis Wrestling: Rock’n’Roll Express won a “Consession Stand Brawl” that included the passing of Moondog Spot.
  • October 23, 2004 – Rice Pro Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine vs Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson ended in a DOUBLE CO.
  • November 6, 2004 – Carolina Championship Wrestling: The Midnight Express w/Stan Lane defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • ~~~Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton beat Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson in a 2/3 falls match with Ricky Steamboat as referee.
  • December 4, 2004 – Carolina Championship Wrestling: Rock’n’Roll Express and Dusty Rhodes beat Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton/Lane).
  • January 8, 2005 – Carolina Championship Wrestling: Rock’n’Roll Express b Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton w/Jim Cornette in a Cage match.
  • January 16, 2005 – NWA Spinebuster: Adam Windsor and Funky White Boy (w/Missy Hyatt) beat The Rock’n’Roll Express.
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: The Rock’n’Roll Express and The Fantastics beat The Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton/Lane/Cornette).
  • February 11, 2005 – UCW TV taping: The Midnight Express defeated The Rock’n’Roll Express to win the UCW Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton beat Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson in a 2/3 fall match with Jimmy Valiant as referee.
  • February 12, 2005 – Carolina Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson beat Mr. Hughes and The Barbarian by disqualification.
  • February 26, 2005 – ACPW: Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey defeated Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson.
  • March 12, 2005 – Carolina Championship Wrestling: Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton beat Rock’n’Roll Express in a First Blood Street Fight.
  • April 9, 2005 – Carolina Championship: Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton beat Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson in a Scaffold match!
  • July 1, 2005 – Memphis Clash of the Legends: The Rock’n’Roll Express beat The Midnight Express and The PTY Express in a 3-WAY.
  • ~~~Rock’n’Roll Express (Morton/Gibson) | Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton w/Phil Hickerson) | PTY Express (Koko Ware/Porkchop Cash).
  • August 20, 2005 – NWA Legends Convention: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Midnight Express with Tommy Young as referee.
  • February 17, 2006 – New Generation Wrestling: The Rock’n’Roll Express (Morton/Gibson) beat The Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton).
  • February 18, 2006 – New Generation Wrestling: The Rock’n’Roll Express (Morton/Gibson) defeated Tom Prichard and Terry Taylor.
  • June 16, 2006 – Clash of the Legends III: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson w/Jimmy Valiant defeated Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey.
  • July 1, 2006 – Pro Wrestling World 1: The Heartbreak Express beat The Rock’n’Roll Express to retain the AWA W-1 Tag Team titles
  • September 30, 2006 – Liberty States Wrestling: The Rock’n’Roll Express defeated The Midnight Express.
  • June 2, 2007 – West Carolina Championship Wrestling: The Rock-N-Roll Express w/Baby Doll beat The Midnight Express.
  • August 11, 2007 – NWA Legends Show: Midnight Express w/Jim Cornette beat Rock’n’Roll Express with Tommy Young as referee.
  • September 5, 2008 – Prime Time Pro Wrestling: The Rock n’Roll’ Express defeated Simon Sermon and Thomas Britain.
  • November 1, 2008 – NAWA Ring Champions: The Rock’n’Roll Express beat The Exotic Ones (Rick Michaels and Simon Sermon).
  • December 6, 2008 – Highspots: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane w/”Big Cheese” Sal Corrente.
  • March 3, 2009 – XCW: Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton vs. Tommy Rich and Doug Gilbert ended in a double disqualification.
  • March 4, 2009 – XCW: Cody Hawk and Shawn Cook defeated Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton & Doug Gilbert and Tommy Rich in a 3-way tag team match.
  • August 13, 2009 – PWA: Kid Ransom and Robbie Gilmore defeated Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton to win the tag team titles.
  • October 24, 2009 – NWA Mid-Atlantic: Tag team champions Buff Bagwell and Rikki Nelson defeated Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton to retain the titles.
  • February 27, 2010 – NWA Mid-Atlantic: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Buff Bagwell and Rikki Nelson.
  • March 13, 2010 – NWA Mid-Atlantic: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Buff Bagwell and Rikki Nelson.
  • April 10, 2010 – Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Buff Bagwell and Rikki Nelson.
  • May 1, 2010 – NWA Mid-Atlantic: Buff Bagwell and Rikki Nelson defeated Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson to win the tag team titles.
  • August 14, 2010 – JCW: Robert Gibson, Ricky Morton and Tommy Rich defeated Kamala, Pauly and Vito Thomaselli.
  • September 18, 2010 – NWA Mid-Atlantic: Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton defeated Rikki Nelson and Buff Bagwell to win the tag team titles.
  • February 25, 2011 – NWA: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Alex Avgerinos and Johnny Smooth in the quarter-finals. Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Manny Fernandez and George South to win the tournament.
  • April 16, 2011 – IWC: The Rock n Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson) defeated The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey).
  • May 14, 2011 – CFW: The Rock n Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson) defeated The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey).
  • August 12, 2011 – JCW: The Rock n Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson) defeated The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey).
  • October 15, 2011 – AWE: Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton vs. Kevin Nash and Diamond Dallas Page ended in a no contest.
  • February 17, 2012 – RPW: Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton defeated Alex and Matt Castle in the 1st round.
  • August 12, 2012 – JCW: JCW tag team champions Ring Ryda Red and Ring Ryda Blue defeated Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson, Mad Man Pondo and The Necro Butcher & The Headbangers in a 4-way tag team elimination match to retain the titles.
  • April 4, 2013 – PWS: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated The Briscoe Brothers.
  • April 5, 2013 – PWS: The Heavenly Bodies and Tom Pritchard defeated Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton and The Big O to win the Texas heavyweight title.
  • August 3, 2013 – Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fest: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Doc Gallows and D-Lo Brown.
  • November 30, 2013 – Wrestlecade: The C&C Wrestle Factory (Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander) defeated The Head Bangers (Mosh & Thrasher) and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) and The Powers Of Pain (Barbarian & Warlord) and Demolition (Ax & Smash) and Buff Bagwell & Rick Steiner and George South & Manny Fernandez in a tag team gauntlet match.
  • February 28, 2014 – BTW: Ricky Morton, Robert Gibson and Jimmy Valiant defeated Bam Shaw, Danny Miles and Mr. TA.
  • April 4, 2014 – IWA Mid South: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Michael Barry and Alan Steele to win the TCW tag team titles.