Eddie Gilbert and Dick Murdoch shake hands during a ring side exchange with J.R.

Eddie Gilbert and Dick Murdoch shake hands during a ring side exchange with J.R.

The late Eddie Gilbert learned from everyone he came in contact with and was a sponge for wrestling knowledge. Eddie and Dick Murdoch hooked up in the old UWF and Murdoch fed off of Gilbert’s youthful enthusiasm. Gilbert had a great mind for the business but personal issues sidetracked what could have been a long and productive career in the ring and behind the scenes. These two were absolute, excellent performers and were two of the most natural antagonists I was ever around. It would be really interesting if both were alive today to see what role each would be playing in the land of sports entertainment.

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One of my all time favorite tag teams in the WWE was when Murdoch's son tagged with Garrison "Lance" Cade.  I am having a hard time remembering what they called themselves, but man they were entertaining.  Cade was a great athlete, trained by Shawn Michaels if I remember correctly, and Murdoch was great with his big sideburns and crazy facial expressions.  I think they complimented each other well, and I hated to see that team break up.

He wasn't Dicks son. He does have a strong favor to him . Not sure if CaptainRedneck even had kids.