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Robert Lee "Bobby" Eaton (August 14, 1958), Eaton is most famous for his work in tag teams, especially his days as one-half of the team The Midnight Express. Under the management of Jim Cornette, Eaton originally teamed with Dennis Condrey and, later on, with Stan Lane. He has also worked with a number of other tag team partners, including Koko B. Ware, Steve Keirn, and "Lord" Steven Regal.
In his career, Eaton has wrestled for extended periods of time for various wrestling promotions: Mid-America Wrestling, Continental Wrestling Association, Mid-South Wrestling, World Class Championship Wrestling, Jim Crockett Promotions, World Championship Wrestling, and Smoky Mountain Wrestling. He has also made brief guest appearances for Extreme Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, in addition to appearances for a considerable number of independent wrestling promotions over the years. He currently performs part-time, teaming with either Lane and/or Condrey under the Midnight Express name.
Finishing and signature moves
Championships and accomplishments
- Jim Crockett Promotions | World Championship Wrestling
- Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
- NWA Mid-America | Continental Wrestling Association
- AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with Sweet Brown Sugar (2) and Duke Myers (2)
- CWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Championship (11 times)
- NWA Mid-America Tag Team Championship (7 times) – with Lanny Poffo (1), George Gulas (3), Mexican Angel (1) and Great Togo (1)
- NWA Six-Man Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with George Gulas and Jerry Barber (1), George Gulas and Arvil Hutto (1), George Gulos and The Mexican Angel (1), and Secret Weapon and Tojo Yamamoto (1)
- NWA Mid-America Television Championship (1 time)
- NWA Bluegrass
- NWA Bluegrass Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Dennis Condrey
- NWA Rocky Top
- NWA Rocky Top Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Dennis Condrey
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- World Class Championship Wrestling
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
- 5 Star Match (1992) with Rick Rude, Steve Austin, Arn Anderson, & Larry Zbyszko vs. Nikita Koloff, Sting, Ricky Steamboat, Barry Windham, & Dustin Rhodes (May 17, WarGames match, WrestleWar)
- Most Underrated (1985, 1986, 1990, 1993)
- Tag Team of the Year (1986) with Dennis Condrey
- Tag Team of the Year (1987, 1988) with Stan Lane
- Worst Worked Match of the Year (1991) with P.N. News vs. Terence Taylor & Steve Austin at The Great American Bash