Rock-N-Roll Express


Real Name - Richard Morton & Ruben Kane
Birthdate - 9/21/60 & 7/19/57
5'8" - 190 lbs. - Nashville, TN
5'11" 205 lbs. - Pensacola, FL

Aliases - none

Athletic background - n/a

Teachers - n/a

Professional background - Memphis(`83-`84), JCP/NWA(`85-`88), Memphis(`89) WCW(`89-`90), SMW(`92-`95), NWA(`95-`00), PPW(`98)

Groups - none

Peak Years - `84-`87

Career Highlights -
- Form their team and soon win the AWA Southern Tag titles from the Bruiser Brothers
- Defeat Ivan Koloff & Krusher Krushchev for their first of four NWA Tag titles
- Capture the tag titles for a second time regaining them from Ivan & Nikita Koloff
- Win the NWA Tag belts for the third time from their rivals the Midnight Express
- Beat their second greatest rivals, the Heavenly Bodies, for their first of ten SMW Tag titles

Finisher(s) -
- Double Dropkick

Favorites -
- Missile Dropkick (Morton)
- Double Back Elbow
- Dropkick (Both)
- Drop Toehold/Elbowdrop (Combo)
- Punch (Both)

Ringwork Rating -
move set - 6/5
science - 3/2
aerial - 6/4
power - 5/5
strikes - 5/4

Intangible Rating -
entertainment - 6/5
selling - 10/7
bumping - 7/5
carrying - 7/5
heat - 9
legacy - 6

Place in History - One of the great tag teams of the 80s, the Rock-N-Roll Express had the ability to work tag team matches in the babyface role better than perhaps any team to come along. The type of team who could've made it anywhere in the States, the Rock-N-Rolls were best suited for Southern wrestling, where their approach worked very well. Moreso than the the Fabulous Ones before or the Fantastics after, the Rock-N-Roll Express always found the perfect territories and success followed. Even after their ability to hang dropped off with the influx of youngsters in the 90s, they were continue strongly in the various Southern-based indies. A good worker who could expertly sell a beating and a matching partner, the Rock-N-Roll Express were more than just a pair of hipsters, they are one of pro-wrestling's great babyface approach tag teams.