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Team: Rock'n'Roll Express
Members: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson
Debut: 1983
Finishing Move: Double Dropkick
Favorite Moves: Double Back Elbow
Dropkick
Drop Toehold/Elbowdrop Combo
Notable Feuds: The Midnight Express
Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson
The Russians
Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden
The Heavenly Bodies
Brian Lee & Candido
Al Snow & Unibomb
America's Most Wanted


[Rock'N'Roll Express Gallery]

  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles defeating The Bruise Brothers (Porkchop Cash & Troy Graham) (November 7, 1983);
  • (Louisiana/Oklahoma) Mid-South Tag Team titles defeating The Midnight Express (May 2, 1984);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles defeating Phil Hickerson & The Spoiler (August 13, 1984);
  • (Louisiana/Oklahoma) Mid-South Tag Team titles defeating The Midnight Express (October 1, 1984);
  • (Louisiana/Oklahoma) Mid-South Tag Team titles defeating Ted Dibiase & Hercules Hernandez (December 25, 1984);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev (July 9, 1985 in Shelby, NC);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff in a Steel Cage match (November 28, 1985--Starcade);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating The Midnight Express (August 16, 1986 in Atlanta, GA);
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated Tag Team of the Year (1986);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Manny Fernandez & Ivan Koloff (May 26, 1987 in Spokane, WA);
  • CWA Tag Team titles defeating Wildside (Chris Champion & Mark Starr) (September 11, 1989);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane & Tom Prichard) (November 13, 1992);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating The Heavenly Bodies (November 27, 1992);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating The Heavenly Bodies (November 29, 1992);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating The Heavenly Bodies (May 15, 1993);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating The Bruise Brothers (Ron & Don Harris) (September 11, 1993);
  • USWA World Tag Team titles defeating Ron & Don Harris (January 23, 1994);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating The Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard/Jimmy Del Ray) (February 18, 1994);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating The Heavenly Bodies (April 11, 1994);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating Brian Lee & Chris Candido (August 5, 1994);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating Brian Lee & Chris Candido (August 8, 1994);
  • Smokey Mountain Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating The Gangstas (December 24, 1994);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Dick Murdoch & Randy Rhodes in the Finals of a Tournament (April 11, 1995);
  • USWA World Tag Team titles defeating PG-13 (July 3, 1995);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles -Awarded- (January 12, 1998);
  • NWA (Georgia) Wildside Tag Team titles defeating Bad Attitude (Rick Michaels & David Young) (February 19, 2000);
  • NWA World Tag Team titles defeating Steven Dunn & Jackie Fulton (April 12, 2000 in South Korea);
  • NWA (San Fransisco) Tag Team titles (3);
  • NWA (Mid-Atlantic) Tag Team titles (4);


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

    Mid-South Wrestling:
  • April 7, 1984--Superdome: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Nikolai Volkoff & The Russian Invader (Jerry Novak)..
  • June 16, 1984--Superdome: The Midnight Express beat The Rock'N'Roll Express in a "No DQ" match to retain the Tag titles..
  • November 22, 1984--Superdome: The RNR Express beat The Midnight Express in a Scaffold match to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • March 30, 1985--Superdome: The RNR Express defeated The Road Warriors and Dirty White Boys and The Freebirds in a 4-WAY..
  • June 1, 1985--Superdome: Steve Williams & Ted DiBiase defeated The Rock'N'Roll Express to retain the Tag Team titles..

    National Wrestling Alliance (plus UWF & AWA results):
  • November 28, 1985 - Starrcade: The Rock'N'Roll Express beat Ivan & Nikita Koloff in a Cage to win the Tag Team titles..
  • June 13, 1987--UWF Superdome: The RNR Express beat The Angel of Death & 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 & 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 & Arn Anderson ended in a draw..
  • November 27, 1986 - Starrcade: The RNR Express beat Ole & 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 & 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 DQ 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 RNR Express defeated The Midnight Express by DQ 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 & Jimmy Golden..
  • August 6, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller & 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 & Jimmy Golden..
  • August 9, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden by DQ..
  • August 12, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden..
  • August 19, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden in a Stretcher match..
  • August 21, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden..
  • August 22, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden..
  • August 27, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Mike Sampson & Robbie Eagle..
  • September 4, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden..
  • October 2, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden in a Stretcher match..
  • October 8, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane & Tom Prichard)..
  • October 9, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane & Tom Prichard) by DQ..
  • 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 & Tom Prichard)..
  • November 6, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane & Tom Prichard) by DQ..
  • 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 RNR 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 & Dark Secret..
  • November 26, 1992--: The Heavenly Bodies beat The RNR Express in a Falls Count Anywhere match to win the Tag Team titles!
  • November 27, 1992--: The RNR Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies in a Texas Death match to recapture the Tag Team titles!
  • November 28, 1992--: The Heavenly Bodies defeated The RNR Express in a Street Fight match to reclaim the Tag Team titles!
  • November 29, 1992--: The RNR Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies in a Barbed Wire Cage to win back the Tag Team titles!
  • December 4, 1992--: The Heavenly Bodies & Jim Cornette defeated The Rock'N'Roll Express & Tim Horner..
  • December 5, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express & Brian Matthews defeated The Heavenly Bodies & Jim Cornette..
  • December 25, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies & Jim Cornette in a Handicap match..
  • December 26, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies & Jim Cornette in a Handicap match..
  • December 27, 1992--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies & Jim Cornette in a Handicap match..
  • February 21, 1993 - WCW Superbrawl: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Prichard & Del Ray)..
  • April 2, 1993--Bluegrass Brawl I: The Heavenly Bodies beat The RNR Express and Team Mantell in a 3-WAY Street Fight..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~The Heavenly Bodies (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane & Tom Pritchard)..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~The Rock'N'Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson & Arn Anderson)..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Team Mantell (Dutch Mantell & Jimmy Golden & 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 & Robert Gibson & Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden & Brian Lee..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~The Heavenly Bodies Team: Tom Pritchard & Stan Lane & Killer Kyle & Kevin Sullivan & Tazmaniac..
  • May 15, 1993--: The RNR Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies in a "Loser Leaves SMW" match to win the Tag Team titles..
  • August 1993--: The Bruise Brothers beat The RNR Express and Scott & Steve Armstrong and The Heavenly Bodies in a 3-WAY..
  • August 14, 1993--: The Armstrongs & RNR Express beat The Bruise Brothers & The Bodies & Jim Cornette (Rage in a Cage)
  • November 24, 1993 - WWF Survivor Series: The Heavenly Bodies defeated The RNR 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 DQ (Bodies retain)..
  • March 10, 1994--Marietta Debut: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated The Heavenly Bodies by DQ (Bodies retain)..
  • April 1, 1994--: The RNR Express beat The Heavenly Bodies in a "Loser Leaves Town Cage" match to win the Tag Team titles!
  • May 20, 1994--: Brian Lee & 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 & Roll Express beat Brian Lee & 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 & 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 & Mustpaha) beat The RNR Express in a "Street Fight"..
  • February 26, 1995--: The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Al Snow & Unibomb by DQ to retain the Tag Team titles...
  • April 7, 1995--: Al Snow & Unibomb beat The RNR 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 & Thrasher) in a "Handicap" match..
  • November 23, 1995--: Robert Gibson & The Heavenly Bodies defeated Ricky Morton & Tracy Smothers & Dirty White Boy by DQ..

    World Championship Wrestling: The Rock'n'Roll Express:
  • June 3, 1996 - Nitro: Ric Flair & Arn Anderson defeated The Rock'N'Roll Express..
  • June 24, 1996 - Nitro: Chris Benoit & Arn Anderson defeated The RockNRoll Express..
  • July 1, 1996 - Nitro: The Four Horsemen defeated Joe Gomez & The Renegade & 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 & Arn Anderson defeated The Rock'N'Roll Express..
  • September 30, 1996 - Nitro: The Faces of Fear (Meng & 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 DQ..
  • 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 & Taka Michinuko defeated The Rock'N'Roll Express & Barry Windham..
  • March 17, 1998 - RAW: The Headbangers defeated The Rock'N'Roll Express & 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 suprise appearance in TNA turning heel on Chris Harris & James Storm!
  • ~~~The Rock'N'Roll Express defeated Chris Harris & James Storm later in the night with help from Elix Skipper..
  • February 12, 2003 - TNA: Chris Harris & James Storm beat The RNR Express in the 1st round of a #1 Contenders Tournament..

    The Reunion Tour: The Rock'n'Roll Express:
  • November 29, 2003 - Memphis Wrestling: RnR Express won a "Consession Stand Brawl" that included the passing of Moondog Spot..
  • October 23, 2004--Rice Pro Wrestling: Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine vs Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson ended in a DOUBLE CO..
  • November 6, 2004--Carolina Championship Wrestling: The Midnight Express w/Stan Lane defeated The RocknRoll Express..
  • ~~~~Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton beat Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson in a 2/3 falls match with Ricky Steamboat as referee..
  • December 4, 2004--Carolina Championship Wrestling: RnR Express & Dusty Rhodes beat Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton/Lane)..
  • January 8, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: RnR Express b Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton w/Jim Cornette in a Cage match..
  • January 16, 2005--NWA Spinebuster: Adam Windsor & Funky White Boy (w/Missy Hyatt) beat The RockNRoll Express..
  • January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: The RnR Express & The Fantastics beat The Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton/Lane/Cornette)..
  • February 11, 2005--UCW TV taping: The Midnight Express defeated The RNR Express to win the UCW Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton beat Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson in a 2/3 fall match with Jimmy Valiant as referee..
  • February 12, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson beat Mr. Hughes & The Barbarian by DQ..
  • February 26, 2005--ACPW: Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson..
  • March 12, 2005--Carolina Championship Wrestling: Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton beat RnR Express in a First Blood Street Fight..
  • April 9, 2005--Carolina Championship: Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton beat Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson in a Scaffold match!
  • July 1, 2005--Memphis Clash of the Legends: The RockNRoll Express beat The Midnight Express and The PTY Express in a 3-WAY..
  • ~~~RNR Express (Morton/Gibson) | Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton w/Phil Hickerson) | PTY Express (Koko Ware/Porkchop Cash)..
  • August 20, 2005--NWA Legends Convention: The RockNRoll Express defeated The Midnight Express with Tommy Young as referee..
  • February 17, 2006--New Generation Wrestling: The RockNRoll Express (Morton/Gibson) beat The Midnight Express (Condrey/Eaton)..
  • February 18, 2006--New Generation Wrestling: The RockNRoll Express (Morton/Gibson) defeated Tom Prichard & Terry Taylor..
  • June 16, 2006--Clash of the Legends III: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson w/Jimmy Valiant defeated Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey..
  • July 1, 2006--Pro Wrestling World 1: The Heartbreak Express beat The RockNRoll Express to retain the AWA W-1 Tag Team titles
  • September 30, 2006--Liberty States Wrestling: The Rock & Roll Express defeated The Midnight Express...