Ricky Morton



Height: 5'11"

Weight: 226 lbs

Real Name: Richard Stratten

DOB: 9/21/1956

Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee

Other Names: Rick Morton, Richard Morton(WCW)

Wrestler Since: 1979

Finishing Maneuver: Dropkick

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #196(1998), #149(1997), #126(1996), #135(1995), #96(1994), #79(1993), #83(1992), #56(1991)

Other Related Websites:
The Rock 'n' Roll Express - Rollercoaster Bio
Ricky Morton - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Ricky Morton - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Official Website: http://www.rockandrollrickymorton.com/

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (51 - 38, 3 DDQs, 1 DCO, 1 Draw, 1 NC)
- SCW Heavyweight Title Tournament (January 1, '83) = Morton took down the Ninja Warrior, then fell to Adrian Adonis. Tully Blanchard won the tournament.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (April 7, '84) = The Rock-n-Roll Express (Morton & Robert Gibson) defeated Nikolai Volkoff & the Russian Invader.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 16, '84) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost a "No Disqualification" Match to the Mid-South Tag Champs, the Midnight Express (Eaton & Condrey).
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 22, '84) = The Rock-n-Roll Express stayed the Mid-South Tag Champs, winning a "Scaffold" Match over the Midnight Express (Eaton & Condrey).
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (March 30, '85) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won a "Four Corners" Match over the Road Warriors, the Freebirds, & the Dirty White Boys.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 1, '85) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost to the Mid-South Tag Champs, Ted DiBiase & Steve Williams.
- NWA Starrcade '85 (November 28) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won the NWA World Tag Titles, beating Ivan & Nikita Koloff.
- NWA/AWA Star Wars (December 29, '85) = The Rock-n-Roll Express took down Bill & Scott Irwin.
- NWA/AWA Star Wars (February 24, '86) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won, via DQ, over the NWA Tag Champs, the Midnight Express (Condrey & Eaton).
- NWA 1st Annual Jim Crockett,Sr. Memorial Tag Team Tournament Cup (April 19, '86) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost to the Sheepherders. The Road Warriors won the tournament.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 14, '86) = Morton lost to the NWA World Champion, Ric Flair.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 5) = Morton lost a "Steel Cage" Match to the NWA World Champion, Ric Flair.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 26) = The Rock-n-Roll Express fought to a Draw with Ole & Arn Anderson.
- NWA Starrcade '86 (November 27, '86) = The Rock-n-Roll Express retained the NWA Tag Titles, winning a "Steel Cage" Match over Ole & Arn Anderson.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 13, '87) = The Rock-n-Roll Express retained the NWA World Tag Titles, beating Vladimir Petrov & the Angel of Death.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 4) = The Rock-n-Roll Express retained the NWA World Tag Titles, winning, via DQ, over the Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane).
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 18) = The Rock-n-Roll Express stayed the NWA Tag Champs, beating the MOD Squad.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 31) = The Rock-n-Roll Express kept the NWA World Tag-Team Titles, winning, via DQ, over the Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane).
- NWA Starrcade '87 (November 26) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won a "Scaffold" Match over the Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane).
- AWA Rage In A Cage II (April 16, '88) = The Rock-n-Roll Express fought to a Double Disqualification with the Nasty Boys.
- NWA Clash of the Champions III (September 7, '88) = Morton won a "Russian Chain" Match over Ivan Koloff.
- AWA SuperClash III (December 13, '88) = The Rock-n-Roll Express fought to a Double-Countout with Jimmy Golden & Robert Fuller.
- NWA United States Tag Team Title Tournament (January/February '90) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost in the first round to the Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane). Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk won the tournament.
- NWA WrestleWar '90 (February 25) = The Rock-n-Roll Express beat the Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane).
- NWA Capital Combat (May 19, '90) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won a "Corporal Punishment" Match over the Freebirds.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XI (June 13, '90) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won, via DQ, over the NWA United States Tag Champs, the Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane).
- NWA Great American Bash '90 (July 7) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost to the NWA World Tag Champions, Doom.
- WCW Superbrawl I (May 19, '90) = Morton was pinned by Danny Spivey.
- WCW Running The Gauntlet (September '90) = Morton fell to Bobby Eaton.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '90 (October 27) = Morton & Tommy Rich beat the Midnight Express.
- WCW Starrcade '90 (December 16) = Morton & Tommy Rich won over the Freebirds.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XIV (January 30, '91) = Morton was pinned by Terry Taylor.
- WCW WrestleWar '91 (February 24) = Morton, Tommy Rich, & the Junkyard Dog retained the WCW World 6-Man Titles, beating James Earl Wright, Buddy Lee Parker, & the Big Cat.
- WCW Great American Bash '91 (July 14) = Morton took down Robert Gibson.
- WCW World Tag-Team Title Tournament (July/September '91) = Richard Morton & Terrance Taylor fell in the first round to Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip. Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyszko won the tournament.
- WCW Light Heavyweight Title Tournament (August/October '91) = Richard Morton beat Johnny Rich in the quarter-finals.
- WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament (August 25, '91) = Richard Morton fought to a Double Disqualification with Dustin Rhodes. Sting won the tournament.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVI (September 5, '91) = Richard Morton defeated Mike Graham in the semi-finals of the WCW Light Heavyweight Title Tournament.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '91 (October 27) = Richard Morton lost to Brian Pillman in the finals of the WCW Light Heavyweight Title Tournament.
- WCW Starrcade '91 (December 19) = Richard Morton & & Dustin Rhodes took down Larry Zbyszko & El Gigante. Later on, Morton competed in a "2-Ring Battle Royal", which was won by Sting.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVIII (January 21, '92) = Richard Morton lost to Johnny B. Badd.
- WCW Superbrawl II (February 19, '92) = Richard Morton & Vinnie Vegas fell to Tom Zenk & Van Hammer.
- WCW WrestleWar '92 (May 17) = Richard Morton was beaten by Big Josh.
- WCW Beach Blast '92 (June 20) = In a dark match, Richard Morton, Tracey Smothers, & Diamond Dallas Page were taken down by Tom Zenk, Big Josh, & the Junkyard Dog.
- SMW Fire On The Mountain '92 (August 8) = The Rock-n-Roll Express defeated Jimmy Golden & Robert Fuller.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '92 (November 26) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost the SMW Tag Titles, losing a "Falls Count Anywhere" Match to the Heavenly Bodies (Lane & Pritchard).
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '92 (November 27) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won back the SMW Tag Titles, winning a "Texas Death" Match over the Heavenly Bodies.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '92 (November 28) = The Rock-n-Roll Express dropped the SMW Tag Titles back to the Heavenly Bodies in a "Street Fight" Match.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '92 (November 29) = The Rock-n-Roll Express regained the SMW Tag-Team Titles, winning a "Steel Cage" Match over the Heavenly Bodies.
- WCW Superbrawl III (February 21, '93) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won, via DQ, over the SMW Tag Champs, the Heavenly Bodies (Lane & Pritchard).
- SMW Bluegrass Brawl (April 2, '93) = The Rock-n-Roll Express & Arn Anderson lost a "Six-Man Three-Way Street Fight" Match to the Heavenly Bodies (Eaton, Lane, & Pritchard). Jimmy Golden, Robert Fuller, & Dutch Mantel were the other participants.
- SMW Volunteer Slam II (May 9, '93) = The Rock-n-Roll Express, Jimmy Golden, Robert Fuller, & Brian Lee won a "Rage In A Cage" Match over Killer Kyle, Kevin Sullivan, the Tasmaniac, & the Heavenly Bodies (Lane & Pritchard).
- SMW Last Tango In Tennessee (May 15, '93) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won the SMW Tag Titles, winning a "Loser of Fall Leaves Town" Match over the Heavenly Bodies (Lane & Pritchard). Lane lost the fall.
- SMW Hot August Night in Mo-Town (August 13, '93) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost a "No Disqualification" Match to the SMW Tag-Team Champions, the Bruise Brothers.
- SMW Fire On The Mountain '93 (August 14, '93) = The Rock-n-Roll Express, Bob, Steve, & Scott Armstrong won a "Rage In A Cage" match over the Heavenly Bodies, the Bruise Brothers, & Jim Cornette.
- SMW K-Town Showdown (August 20, '93) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost a "Four Corners Tag-Team" Match to the Bruise Brothers. The Heavenly Bodies and Scott & Steve Armstrong were the other participants.
- SMW Big Apple Grapple (October 1, '93) = The Rock-n-Roll Express stayed the SMW Tag-Team Champions, beating the Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Ray).
- WWF Survivor Series '93 (November 24) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost the SMW Tag Titles to the Heavenly Bodies (Prichard & Del Ray).
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '93 (November 25) = The Rock-n-Roll Express fought to a No-Contest with Moondogs Rex & Spot.
- SMW Sunday Bloody Sunday (February 13, '94) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won, via DQ, over the SMW Tag-Team Champions, the Heavenly Bodies.
- SMW Bluegrass Brawl II (April 1, '94) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won a "Loser Leaves Town Steel Cage" Match over the Heavenly Bodies (Pritchard & Del Ray).
- SMW Volunteer Slam III (May 20, '94) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost a "No Disqualification No Time Limit" Match to the SMW Tag Champs, Chris Candido & Brian Lee.
- SMW Night of Legends (August 5, '94) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won the SMW Tag-Team Titles from Chris Candido & Brian Lee.
- SMW Fire On The Mountain '94 (August 6) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost the SMW Tag Titles, losing a "Hair vs. Hair" match to Chris Candido & Brian Lee.
- SMW Big Apple Brawl (September 30, '94) = The Rock-n-Roll Express, Tracey Smothers, & the Dirty White Boy won a "Rage In A Cage" Match over Boo Bradley, Bruiser Bedlam, & the Gangstas.
- SMW Super Saturday Night Fever (January 28, '95) = Morton won, via DQ, over the Unabom. Later on, Morton won a "Battle Royal".
- SMW Brawl In The Hall (February 25, '95) = The Rock-n-Roll Express retained the SMW Tag Titles, winning, via DQ, over Al Snow & the Unabom.
- SMW Sunday Bloody Sunday II (February 26, '95) = The Rock-n-Roll Express again kept the SMW Tag Titles by winning, via DQ, over Al Snow & the Unabom.
- SMW Bluegrass Brawl III (April 7, '95) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost the SMW Tag-Team Titles, losing a "Coal Miner's Glove On A Pole" Match to Al Snow & the Unabom.
- SMW Fright Night (April 8, '95) = Morton lost a "Coal Miner's Glove" Match to the Unabom.
- SMW Volunteer Slam IV (May 19, '95) = Morton won a "Scaffold" Match over Al Snow.
- SMW Charlotte Memories (May 20, '95) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Al Snow & the Unabom.
- SMW Summer Blast '95 (July 15) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won a "Street Fight" Match over Al Snow & the Unabom.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '95 (November 23) = Morton, Tracey Smothers, & the Dirty White Boy lost, via DQ, to Robert Gibson & the Heavenly Bodies.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '95 (November 25) = Morton, Tracey Smothers, & the Dirty White Boy fought to a Double Disqualification with Robert Gibson & the Heavenly Bodies.
- FMW 7th Anniversary Show (May 5, '96) = The Rock-n-Roll Express & Ricky Fuji beat Crypt Keeper, Freddy Krueger, & the Boogie Man.
- WCW Bash At The Beach '96 (July 7) = In a dark match, the Rock-n-Roll Express defeated Scott Norton & Ice Train.
- ECW House Party '97 (January 11) = Morton & Tommy Rich fell to the Gangstas.
- ECW Crossing The Line Again (February 1, '97) = Morton was pinned by Stevie Richards.
- FMW 8th Anniversary Show (April 29, '97) = Morton & Ricky Fuji beat Dragon Winger & Hido.
- WWF Wrestlemania XIV (March 29, '98) = The Rock-n-Roll Express competed in a "Tag-Team Battle Royal", which was won by the Legion of Doom 2000.
- WWF Unforgiven '98 (April 26) = The Rock-n-Roll Express lost to the NWA World Tag Champs, Bob Holly & Bart Gunn.
- PPW Tag-Team Title Tournament (July 21, '98) = The Rock-n-Roll Express beat Tony Falk & Master B and Tracey Smothers & Tom Pritchard before losing in the finals to Billy Joe Travis & Bulldog Raines.
- Mid-South New Generation Wrestling (July 26, '02) = The Rock-n-Roll Express beat Buddy Landel & Jamie Dundee.
- NWA-TNA PPV (Show #29, January 29, '03) = The Rock-n-Roll Express took down America's Most Wanted.
- NWA-TNA PPV (Show #31, February 12, '03) = The Rock-n-Roll Express were beaten by America's Most Wanted.
- Mid-South A Fight For A King (November 29, '03) = The Rock-n-Roll Express won a "Concession Stand Tag-Team Battle Royal". This was the match where Moondog Spot collapsed and later passed away.
- Mid-South Throwback Night III (October 30, '04) = The Rock-n-Roll Express & Jerry Lawler were beaten by Corey Maclin, Jackie Fargo, & Stan Lane.
- IWA Mid-South Chris Candido Cup Tag-Team Tournament '07 (May 25 - 26) = Morton & Z-Bar lost in the first round to Ian Rotten & Mickie Knuckles. Sal & Vito Thomaselli won the tournament.
- IWC Night of Legends '11 (April 16) = The Rock-n-Roll Express defeated The Midnight Express.

Title Summary:
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion w/ Ken Lucas (6/1980 - 7/28/1980)
- NWA Mid-America Tag-Team Champion w/ Ken Lucas (9/1980 - 1980)
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ken Lucas (11/03/1980 - 11/24/1980)
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Eddie Gilbert (1981)
- NWA Tri-State Tag-Team Champion w/ Eddie Gilbert (5/16/1981 - 7/11/1981)
- NWA Tri-State Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Eddie Gilbert (7/25/1981 - 1981)
- SCW Tag-Team Champion w/ Ken Lucas (1981 - 4/1982)
- SCW Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ken Lucas (6/1982 - 1982)
- SCW Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Ken Lucas (12/1982 - 1/16/1983)
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Robert Gibson (11/07/1983 - 11/14/1983)
- Mid-South Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Gibson (5/02/1984 - 5/23/1984)
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Robert Gibson (8/13/1984 - 8/20/1984)
- Mid-South Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Robert Gibson (10/01/1984 - 12/03/1984)
- Mid-South Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Robert Gibson (12/25/1984 - 5/03/1985)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Gibson (7/09/1985 - 10/13/1985)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Robert Gibson (11/28/1985 - 2/02/1986)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Robert Gibson (8/16/1986 - 12/06/1986)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Robert Gibson (5/26/1987 - 9/29/1987)
- CWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Gibson (9/11/1989 - 11/1989)
- CWA World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Todd Morton (12/04/1989 - 1990)
- WCW World 6-Man Tag-Team Champion w/ Tommy Rich & the Junkyard Dog (2/17/1991 - 6/03/1991)
- WCW World 6-Man Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Thomas Rich & Terrance Taylor (10/08/1991 - 11/1991)
- USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion (7/13/1992 - 7/20/1992)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Gibson (11/13/1992 - 11/26/1992)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Robert Gibson (11/27/1992 - 11/28/1992)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Robert Gibson (11/29/1992 - 1/28/1993)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Robert Gibson (5/15/1993 - 6/28/1993)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Robert Gibson (9/11/1993 - 11/24/1993)
- USWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Gibson (1/23/1994 - 1/31/1994)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(6) w/ Robert Gibson (2/18/1994 - 2/19/1994)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(7) w/ Robert Gibson (4/01/1994 - 4/23/1994)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(8) w/ Robert Gibson (8/05/1994 - 8/06/1994)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(9) w/ Robert Gibson (8/08/1994 - 10/1994)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(10) w/ Robert Gibson (12/24/1994 - 4/07/1995)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Robert Gibson (4/11/1995 - 5/1995)
- USWA World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Robert Gibson (7/03/1995 - 7/10/1995)
- SSW Tag-Team Champion w/ Beau James (12/09/1995 - 1/05/1996)
- PWF Heavyweight Champion (2/10/1996 - 3/10/1996)
- SSW Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Bobby Fulton (4/04/1996 - 5/09/1996)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(6) w/ Robert Gibson (1/12/1998 - 2/17/1998)
- AMW World Heavyweight Champion (12/06/1998 - 12/12/1998)
- SSW Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Ricky Harrison (12/02/1999 - 2/12/2000)
- NWA Wildside Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Gibson (2/19/2000 - 6/17/2000)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(7) w/ Robert Gibson (4/12/2000 - 4/17/2000)
- NWA VCW Heavyweight Champion (6/04/2000 - 7/23/2000)
- WWO (Alabama) Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Gibson (??/??/??)
- NACW Tag-Team Champion (??/??/??)
- NACW Tag-Team Champion(2) (??/??/??)
- EWA Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- EWA Heavyweight Champion(2) (??/??/??)
- EWA Heavyweight Champion(3) (??/??/??)
- EWA Heavyweight Champion(4) (??/??/??)
- EWA Heavyweight Champion(5) (??/??/??)
- EWF Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- EWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Chris Hamrick (??/??/??)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag-Team Champion w/ Robert Gibson (1/16/2010 - 5/01/2010)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Robert Gibson (9/18/2010 - 11/2010)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Brad Armstrong (11/06/2010 - Current)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 4 3rd RUs)
- 1984 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Rock-n-Roll Express)
- 1986 Tag-Team of the Year (Rock-n-Roll Express)
- 1986 Feud of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Rock-n-Roll Express vs. Midnight Express)
- 1986 Most Popular Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up
- 1987 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Rock-n-Roll Express)
- 1994 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Rock-n-Roll Express)