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Episodes

Episode 43: Cody Rhodes, All In, Importance of Matt and Jeff Hardy

9/6/2018
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Ricky Morton talks about the importance of Matt and Jeff Hardy to current day professional wrestling. He discusses his views on All In, Cody Rhodes becoming NWA World Heavyweight Champion, and more. Episode 43 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express is available for download right now. Download and subscribe now on iTunes at:...

Duration:00:28:46

Episode 42: Remembering Brian Christopher Lawler, Nikolai Volkoff, and Brickhouse Brown

8/9/2018
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For years Ricky Morton worked closely with Brian Christopher Lawler, Nikolai Volkoff, and Brickhouse Brown. Ricky remembers all three of them on this episode. Details are revealed about Muhammad Ali’s association with Ricky Morton. Do you know how Ricky Morton met his wife? You may be surprised when you learn the location of that initial greeting. Episode 42 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express is available for...

Duration:00:35:57

Episode 41: "White Lightning" Tim Horner

7/19/2018
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“White Lightning” Tim Horner talks about his experience working for Jim Crockett Promotions, for the WWF in the late 1980s, Smoky Mountain Wrestling, and returning to WWE to work as an agent in 2006. He shares in-depth memories about beginning a career in professional wrestling. He discusses working as the Lightning Express with Brad Armstrong and reflects on his friendship with “Bullet Bob” and the Armstrong family. Tim discusses changes in the business and tells us what is doing...

Duration:00:42:24

Episode 40: Magnum T.A.

7/5/2018
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Magnum T.A. joins Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express to share wrestling memories. Magnum T.A. details how Andre the Giant created the name that he is best known by even today. Also, Magnum T.A. talks about Jim Crockett Promotions, Portland, Dusty Rhodes, and more. Episode 40 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express is available for download right now. Download and subscribe now on iTunes at:...

Duration:00:31:26

Episode 39: Remembering Vader, Conversation with Manny Fernandez

6/28/2018
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Big Van Vader, Leon White, is remembered by Ricky Morton. He talks about Vader’s faith, how he treated him, and more. “The Raging Bull” Manny Fernandez joins the show to talk about working against the Rock n’ Roll Express while teaming with Rick Rude. He details working with Dusty Rhodes serving as booker and the competition in Jim Crockett Promotions. Manny Fernandez shares memories of Kamala, working with Abdullah the Butcher, and compares American audiences to those in Puerto Rico. The...

Duration:00:44:15

Episode 38: Wrestling: Indoors or Outdoors?

6/21/2018
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Ricky Morton offers his thoughts on several aspects of professional wrestling. Does he prefer indoor venues or outdoor shows? Did his punches have a specific inspiration? Also, Ricky Morton talks about Bobby Roode and Bobby Eaton. He offers memories of working with both of them along the way. Episode 38 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express is available for download right now. Download and subscribe now on iTunes at:...

Duration:00:30:40

Episode 37: CM Punk in UFC, Chris Hamrick Talks ECW

6/14/2018
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Ricky Morton shares his opinion on CM Punk in UFC and in wrestling. He reflects on Tojo Yamamoto and notes the three year anniversary of the passing of “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. Chris Hamrick joins in to talk about his time in ECW and WWE. He details where Paul Heyman actually was often during 2000 - 2001 and more. Episode 37 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express is available for download right now. Download...

Duration:00:39:42

Episode 36: James Ellsworth

6/7/2018
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James Ellsworth details his entrance to the main roster for WWE and shares who he worked with backstage. Today he celebrates sixteen years in the business. Ellsworth talks about being recognized in public, wrestlers he watched as a child in the late 1980s and early 1990s and more. Ricky Morton shares stories of Paul Heyman and too many beverages, Bruiser Brody with a free weight, and The Bushwhackers. Episode 36 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky...

Duration:00:44:23

Episode 35: The Fabulous Freebirds

5/31/2018
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The Fabulous Freebirds made their way from Badstreet, USA to entertaining millions around the world. Ricky Morton shares stories of Michael “P.S.” Hayes, Jimmy “Jam” Garvin, Terry “Bam Bam" Gordy, and Buddy Roberts. He also takes a look at some other performers that were once a part of the Freebirds. Episode 35 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express is available for download right now. Download and subscribe now on...

Duration:00:50:04

Episode 34: Wrestling and NASCAR

5/24/2018
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“Macho Man” Randy Savage, WWE’s deal with Fox, NASCAR attendance, and more are discussed on this episode. Ricky Morton talks safety in wrestling, cage matches, tables, and additional aspects of wrestling. Episode 34 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express is available for download right now. Download and subscribe now on iTunes at:...

Duration:00:48:27

Episode 33: Crazzy Steve

5/17/2018
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Crazzy Steve formerly of TNA/Impact Wrestling joins to talk about growing up in Canada and his experience traveling for over fifteen years in professional wrestling. He offers an in-depth look at his character, including revealing the inspiration for many elements of the character and details how he came about the city that his character is billed from. Crazzy Steve talks about working with Matt Hardy, Abyss, and more. Episode 33 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame...

Duration:00:50:19

Episode 32: Dusty Rhodes

5/10/2018
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Dusty Rhodes spent decades helping with talent development and mastering the art of professional wrestling. WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Morton discusses “The American Dream” and reflects on his career spanning the 1970s up until his time with WWE NXT. Ricky Morton tells of the knowledge that he gained from working one-on-one with Dusty Rhodes. Ricky tells stories of Dusty Rhodes and Vince McMahon that he recalls from his journey. Hank Williams, Jr. was friends with Dusty Rhodes and Ricky Morton...

Duration:00:56:17

Episode 31: The Hurricane Shane Helms

5/3/2018
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The Hurricane Shane Helms joins WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Morton on The School of Morton Podcast. Shane Helms discusses his early days in wrestling in the late 1980s to his time in WWE. The conversation includes a discussion about referees in matches and their location in the ring. They both reflect on lessons learned in wrestling and both state that they continue learning today. Episode 31 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll...

Duration:01:00:40

Episode 30: Flyin' Brian Pillman, Jr. and WCW Spring Stampede 1994

4/26/2018
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Flyin’ Brian Pillman, Jr. joins WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Morton to discuss wrestling today. Pillman discusses training with Lance Storm and he shares his wishes for the future. Ricky Morton reflects on WCW’s Spring Stampede 1994. He shares his views on Vader, Goldust, Jimmy Golden, Robert Fuller, and many more. During the conversation Ricky talks about how long a wrestling match needs to be and what goes into a promoter’s decision of setting match duration. Episode 30 of the School of Morton...

Duration:00:56:25

Episode 29: The BTSG

4/19/2018
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The BTSG reveals why he entered professional wrestling. He recounts his experience training at the Funking Conservatory under WWE Hall of Famer Dory Funk, Jr. and training under WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express with the School of Morton. BTSG details his early life in Florida and happenings from today in North Carolina. His music is available on iTunes and Spotify and during the interview he discusses production value, inspirations of his in-ring activity, and...

Duration:00:44:04

Episode 28: WrestleMania 34 and Al Snow

4/12/2018
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Al Snow joins to discuss wrestling today, he reveals his favorite match from WrestleMania 34, and details breaking into the business then going on to work for WWE. Al Snow details who pitched characters to him during his time with WWE. He provides the latest details on him purchasing OVW. Episode 28 of the School of Morton podcast co-hosted by WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Morton of the Rock n’ Roll Express is available for download right now. Download and subscribe now on iTunes at:...

Duration:00:58:35

Episode 27: Starrcade 1990 and The Black Scorpion

4/5/2018
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Sting and Ric Flair tangled as the masked Black Scorpion put on a stellar performance at Starrcade 1990. Ricky Morton takes a look at the character, the portrayal, and the selection of talent that would ultimately be revealed as The Black Scorpion. The promos and vignettes were mostly untrodden ground as of 1990 in professional wrestling. Ricky Morton also shares memories of The Prophet with Randy Savage that offered some unique characteristics. Episode 27 of the School of Morton podcast...

Duration:00:53:26

Episode 26: The Four Horsemen

3/29/2018
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The Four Horsemen have a rich legacy in professional wrestling. Between 1985 and 1999 the faction had many opponents and adversaries. During the years of the Four Horsemen many members were in an out. WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Morton shares his memories of the members of the faction including: “Nature Boy” Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Barry Windham, Sting, Chris Benoit, Brian Pillman, and more. Ricky also takes a look at their manager J.J. Dillon and two valets, The...

Duration:00:40:55

Episode 25: History of The School of Morton

3/22/2018
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Ricky Morton talks memories of wrestling the British Bulldogs and offers thoughts on wrestlers from Canada including Bret “The Hitman” Hart. He reflects on this past weeks NXT events in Florida and talks about the WWE Performance Center where he has been training talent on behalf of WWE. Ricky details who the wrestlers are that he worked with that are now a part of the WWE developmental system. James Strange is our guest on this episode and details the origin of the School of Morton and...

Duration:00:56:46

Episode 24: WWE Performance Center and Luscious Lawrence

3/15/2018
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The WWE Performance Center is preparing future WWE Superstars for a global opportunity. WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Morton is serving as a guest trainer. He talks about talent at NXT including Ricochet, Tyler Bate, and Gunner. Comments are issued on Vince McMahon's appearance on the March 12th edition of WWE Monday Night RAW with the promotion of the match of Brock Lesnar versus Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 34. Luscious Lawrence is our guest on today's weekly episode. He is a student at the...

Duration:00:51:20