The Midnight Express



Wrestled In: NWA / AWA / WCCW / IWC

Debut: 1980

Disbanded: 1990 (reunited in 2004)

Finishing Maneuver: The Rocket Launcher

Other Related Websites:
Midnight Express - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Midnight Express - Wikipedia Bio

Wrestlers
Norvell Austin
Dennis Condrey
Bobby Eaton
Stan Lane
Randy Rose


Managers
Jim Cornette
Paul E. Dangerously


History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (28 - 25, 1 DDQ)
- Memphis Southern Tag-Team Title Tournament (March 14, '82) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Rose) beat Steve Keirn & Danny Davis, then fell to Stan Lane & Robert Gibson. Bobby Eaton & Sweet Brown Sugar won the tournament.
- WCWA Christmas Star Wars '84 (December 25) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) lost to the American Tag-Team Champs, the Fantastics.
- NWA Central States Tag-Team Title Tournament (November 21, '85) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) beat Rufus R. Jones & Art Crews, Marty Jannetty & Brett Sawyer, and Akio Sato & Tarzan Goto, before losing in the finals to the Battens.
- NWA Starrcade '85 (November 28) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) lost a "Street Fight" Match to Jimmy Valiant & Miss Atlanta Lively (Ronnie Garvin).
- NWA 1st Annual Jim Crockett, Sr Memorial Tag Team Tournament Cup (April 19, '86) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) beat Sam Houston & Nelson Royal, then lost to the eventual winners, the Road Warriors.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 5) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) & Jim Cornette lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Dusty Rhodes, Magnum T.A., & Baby Doll.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 26) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) & Jim Cornette lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Baby Doll & the Road Warriors.
- NWA United States Tag-Team Title Tournament (September 28, '86) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) fought to a Double Disqualification with Dick Murdoch & Ronnie Garvin. Ivan Koloff & Krusher Khruschev won the tournament.
- NWA United States Tag-Team Title Tournament (April/May '87) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) defeated Baron Von Raschke & Shaska Whatley and Barry Windham & Ronnie Garvin to win the tournament.
- NWA Starrcade '86 (November 27) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) lost a "Scaffold" Match to the Road Warriors.
- NWA 2nd Annual Jim Crockett, Sr Memorial Tag Team Tournament Cup (April '87) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) beat the Garvins and the Road Warriors before falling to the eventual winners, Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff.
- NWA United States Tag-Team Title Tournament (April/May '87) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) defeated Baron Von Raschke & Shaska Whatley and Barry Windham & Ronnie Garvin to win the tournament.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 4) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) lost, via DQ, to the NWA World Tag-Team Champs, the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 18) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) retained the NWA United States Tag-Team Titles, beating the Fabulous Freebirds.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 31) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) lost, via DQ, to the NWA World Tag-Team Champions, the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- NWA Starrcade '87 (November 26) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) lost a "Scaffold" Match to the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- NWA Clash of the Champions I (March 27, '88) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) stayed the NWA United States Tag-Team Champions, winning, via DQ, over the Fantastics.
- NWA 3rd Annual Jim Crockett, Sr Memorial Tag Team Tournament Cup (April '88) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) won a "Triangle" Match over the Sheepherders and the Lightning Express, then fell to the eventual winners, Lex Luger & Sting.
- NWA Great American Bash '88 (July 10) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) won the NWA United States Tag Titles, defeating the Fantastics.
- NWA Clash of the Champions IV (December 7, '88) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) fell to Ric Flair & Barry Windham.
- NWA Starrcade '88 (December 26) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) won over the Original Midnight Express (Condrey & Rose).
- NWA Clash of the Champions V (February 15, '89) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) took down the Russian Assassins.
- NWA Chi-Town Rumble (February 20, '89) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) & Jim Cornette won a "Loser Leaves Town" Match over Paul E. Dangerously, Randy Rose, & Jack Victory.
- NWA Clash of the Champions VI (April 2, '89) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) fell to the Samoan Swat Team.
- NWA World Tag-Team Title Tournament (May/June '89) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) defeated Butch Reed & Bob Orton Jr to reach the semi-finals of the tournament.
- NWA Clash of the Champions VII (June 14, '89) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) won over the Samoan Swat Team, then were beaten by the Freebirds, who won the vacated NWA World Tag-Team Titles.
- NWA Great American Bash '89 (July 23) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane), Steve Williams, & the Road Warriors won a "Wargames" Match over the Fabulous Freebirds & the Samoan Swat Team.
- NWA Halloween Havoc '89 (October 28) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) & Steve Williams were beaten by the Samoan Savage & the Samoan Swat Team.
- NWA Clash of the Champions IX (November 15, '89) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) defeated the Dynamic Dudes.
- NWA United States Tag-Team Title Tournament (January/February '90) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) won over the Rock-n-Roll Express, then were beaten by the eventual winners, Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk.
- NWA WrestleWar '90 (February 25) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) fell to the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- NWA Capital Combat (May 19, '90) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) won the NWA United States Tag-Team Titles, beating Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XI (June 13, '90) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) stayed the NWA United States Tag Champs, but lost, via DQ, to the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- NWA Great American Bash '90 (July 7, '90) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) retained the NWA United States Tag-Team Titles, taking down Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong.
- NWA Halloween Havoc '90 (October 27) = The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) fell to Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich.
- RoH Midnight Express Reunion (October 2, '04) = The Midnight Express (Condrey, Eaton, & Lane) & Jim Cornette brawled with Prince Nana & the Embassy (non-match).
- IWC A Call To Arms 2 (December 11, '04) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) won the IWC Tag-Team Titles, beating Southern Comfort.
- Wrestle Reunion #1 (January 29, '05) = The Midnight Express (Condrey, Eaton, & Lane) fell to the Rock-n-Roll Express & the Fantastics.
- IWC Super Indy Tournament IV (April 29, '05) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) retained the IWC Tag-Team Titles, defeating Southern Comfort.
- IWC Showdown In U-Town 2: The Aftermath (April 30, '05) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) lost the IWC Tag-Team Titles to the Unholy Alliance (Sebastian Dark & Hentai).
- Wrestle Reunion #2 (August 27, '05) = The Midnight Express (Condrey, Eaton, & Lane) took down Mick Foley, Terry Funk, & Dory Funk Jr.
- World Wrestling Legends (March 5, '06) = The Midnight Express (Condrey, Eaton, & Lane) were beaten by the Armstrongs.
- IWC Night of Legends '11 (April 16) = The Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton) fell to The Rock & Roll Express.

Title Summary:
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion (Condrey & Rose) (11/80 - 80)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(2) (Condrey & Rose) (80 - 12/80)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(3) (Condrey & Rose) (1/81 - 4/81)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(4) (Condrey & Rose) (7/27/81 - 81)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(5) (Condrey & Rose) (82)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(6) (Austin, Condrey, & Rose) (9/27/82 - 82)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(7) (Austin, Condrey, & Rose) (82)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(8) (Austin, Condrey, & Rose) (82)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(9) (Austin, Condrey, & Rose) (7/83)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(10) (Austin, Condrey, & Rose) (7/83 - 9/83)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion(11) (Austin, Condrey, & Rose) (83 - 10/83)
- CWA World Tag-Team Champion (Austin & Condrey) (11/83)
- Mid South World Tag-Team Champion (Condrey & Eaton) (3/13/84 - 5/02/84)
- Mid South World Tag-Team Champion(2) (Condrey & Eaton) (5/23/84 - 10/01/84)
- WCWA America Tag-Team Champion (Condrey & Eaton) (1/11/85 - 3/08/85)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion (Condrey & Eaton) (2/02/86 - 8/16/86)
- AWA World Tag-Team Champion (Condrey & Rose) (10/30/87 - 12/27/87)
- NWA United States Tag-Team Champion (Eaton & Lane) (5/16/87 - 4/26/88)
- NWA United States Tag-Team Champion(2) (Eaton & Lane) (7/10/88 - 9/10/88)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(2) (Eaton & Lane) (9/10/88 - 10/29/88)
- NWA United States Tag-Team Champion(3) (Eaton & Lane) (5/19/90 - 8/24/90)
- IWC Tag-Team Champion (Condrey & Eaton) (12/11/04 - 4/30/05)
- UCW Tag-Team Champion (Condrey & Eaton) (2/11/05 - ??)
- NWA Rocky Rop Tag-Team Champion (Condrey & Eaton) (7/23/05 - 8/19/05)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 1 1st RU, 0 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 1986 Feud of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Midnight Express vs. Rock-n-Roll Express)
- 1987 Tag-Team of the Year (Midnight Express)
- 1988 Tag-Team of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (Midnight Express)