Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Richard Wendell Morton
Ring Names
  • Ricky Morton (January 14, 1979 - Present)
  • Richard Morton (June 16, 1991 - July 7, 1992)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight
  • 227 lbs (103 kg)
Born September 21, 1956 (age 63)
Birth Place Nashville, Tennessee
Billed From
  • Nashville, Tennessee

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler (January 14, 1979 - Present)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWAJanuary 26, 2008Present
Promotion Impact WrestlingTNAJanuary 29, 2003July 30, 2003
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEJanuary 21, 1998May 11, 1998
Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECWJanuary 11, 1997February 1, 1997
Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCWJune 3, 1996October 30, 1996
Promotion SMWAugust 8, 1992November 25, 1995
Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWAJuly 26, 1994April 27, 1995
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWESeptember 27, 1993July 14, 1994
Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCWJanuary 20, 1990February 21, 1993
Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWAMarch 19, 1988December 13, 1988
Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPWMay 14, 1988October 28, 1988
Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWAMay 13, 1981September 12, 1988
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Face
Images
Jan 1990
Jan 1990
Finishers
  • Calf Branding - Diving Knee Drop Bulldog
  • Diving Crossbody
Theme Songs
  • Theme Song "Boogie Woogie Dance Hall", by Ricky Morton - Single

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2017, Groups, as a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Express
Titles Won

National Wrestling Alliance

  • 1 NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • 2 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

Jim Crockett Promotions/World Championship Wrestling

  • 4 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-Atlantic version) (with Robert Gibson)
  • 2 WCW World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (1 with Thomas Rich & Junkyard Dog, 1 with Terrence Taylor & Thomas Rich)

Smoky Mountain Wrestling

  • 10 SMW Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

304 Wrestling

  • 1 304 Championship

All Star Wrestling (Virginia)

  • 1 ASW Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 ASW Southern Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 ASW Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

All Star Wrestling (West Virginia)

  • 1 ASW Legends Championship

Allied Independent Wrestling Federations

  • 1 AIWF World Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 AIWF United States Championship
  • 1 AIWF All Star Championship

Alternative Championship Wrestling

  • 2 ACW Heavyweight Championship

American Pro Wrestling

  • 1 APW Heavyweight Championship

AWA Supreme

  • 1 AWA Supreme Tag Team Championship (with Todd Morton)

Appalachia Mountain Wrestling

  • 1 AMW Heavyweight Championship

Appalachia Pro Wrestling

  • 1 APW Heavyweight Championship

Carolina Wrestling Association

  • 1 CWA Heavyweight Championship

Championship Wrestling

  • 1 CW Triple Crown Tag Team Championship (with Wayne Adkins)

Exodus Wrestling Alliance

  • 5 EWA Heavyweight Championship

Extreme Wrestling Federation

  • 1 EWF Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 EWF Tag Team Championship (with Chris Hamrick)

Great American Wrestling Federation

  • 1 GAWF Tag Team Championship (with David Jericho)

Korean Pro-Wrestling Association

  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

Memphis Wrestling

  • 1 Memphis Wrestling Southern Tag Team Championship (with Kid Kash)

Mid-South Wrestling Association

  • 1 MSWA Tennessee Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 MSWA Southern Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

NWA Mid-America/Continental Wrestling Association/Championship Wrestling Association

  • 6 AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (1 with Sonny King, 2 with Ken Lucas, 1 with Eddie Gilbert, 2 with Robert Gibson)
  • 1 CWA Heavyweight Championship
  • 2 CWA Tag Team Championship (1 with Robert Gibson, 1 with Todd Morton)
  • 1 CWA World Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)
  • 1 NWA Mid-America Tag Team Championship (with Ken Lucas)

NWA Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling

  • 4 MACW Tag Team Championship (3 with Robert Gibson, 1 with Brad Armstrong)

NWA Rocky Top

  • 1 NWA Rocky Top Tag Team Championship (with Brad Armstrong)

NWA Southwest

  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

NWA Texas

  • 1 NWA Top of Texas Tag Team Championship (with Phoenix)

NWA Tri-State/Mid-South Wrestling Association

  • 2 NWA Tri-State Tag Team Championship (with Eddie Gilbert)
  • 3 Mid-South Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

NWA Wildside

  • 1 NWA Wildside Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

North American Championship Wrestling

  • 2 NACW Tag Team Championship (with Buff Bagwell)

Peach State Wrestling

  • 1 PSW Cordele City Heavyweight Championship

Professional Wrestling Federation

  • 1 PWF Heavyweight Championship

Southern Michigan Championship Wrestling

  • 1 SMCW United States Heavyweight Championship

Southern States Wrestling

  • 1 SSW Texas Heavyweight Championship
  • 3 SSW Tag Team Championship (1 with Bobby Fulton, 1 with Beau James, 1 with Ricky Harrison)

Southwest Championship Wrestling

  • 3 SCW Southwest Tag Team Championship (2 with Ken Lucas, 1 with Eddie Gilbert)

Traditional Championship Wrestling

  • 2 TCW World Tag Team Championship (1 with Dustin Heritage, 1 with Robert Gibson)

Ultimate Championship Wrestling

  • 2 UCW Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 UCW Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

United States Wrestling Association

  • 1 USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship
  • 2 USWA World Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

United Wrestling Association

  • 1 UWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 UWA United States Championship
  • 1 UWA Southern Heavyweight Championship

Virginia Championship Wrestling

  • 1 VCW Championship

Virginia Wrestling Association

  • 1 VWA/CCW Heavyweight Championship

World Organization of Wrestling

  • 1 WOW Tag Team Championship (with Robert Gibson)

Xtreme Maximum Championship Wrestling

  • 1 XMCW Legends and Superstars Championship

Other Accomplishments
  • WWE Hall of Fame induction (class of 2017 - with Robert Gibson)
  • NWA Hall of Fame induction (class of 2006)
  • AIWF Hall of Fame induction (class of 2015)
  • SCW Hall of Fame induction (class of 2009)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 2014 - with Robert Gibson)
  • NWA Smoky Mountain Cup Winner (2013)
  • NWA World Tag Team Championship Tournament Winner (1995 - with Robert Gibson)
  • OPW Rock 'n' Roll Cup Tag Team Tournament Winner (2006 - with Aaron Armor)
  • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1986 - with Robert Gibson)
  • 4° in the PWI Years Top 100 Tag Teams (2003 - with Robert Gibson)

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