Rockin' Robin's Biography
For Rocking Robin, the Wrestling
business is a family affair. Her father was a wrestler;
Grizzly Smith and her two brothers are Jake "the Snake"
Roberts, and Sam Houston. In North Carolina, she trained
under wrestler; Nelson Royal and later made a WWF debut
on November 26, 1987 at Survivor Series 1987 at the Richfield,
OH Coliseum. There The Fabulous Moolah, Velvet McIntyre,
Rockin Robin, & the Jumping Bomb Angels defeated WWF Women's
Champion Sensational Sherri, WWF Women's Tag Team Champions
Lelani Kai & Judy Martin (w/ Jimmy Hart), Dawn Marie,
and Donna Christianello. Rockin' Robin was eliminated
by Sensational Sherri.
Rockin' Robin and Sensational Sherri soon after began
a feud, and worked matches across the country through
1988. On October 7, 1988 in Paris, France, Rockin Robin
pinned Sensational Sherri to become the WWF Women's Champion.
She then went on to wrestle Sensational Sherri & Judy
Martin, around the USA for the rest of her reign.
Her early Years of theatre before getting into wrestling,
was shown in one of her huge WWF moments, as she sang
the national anthem at Wrestlemania V. The Women's Title
was then abandoned (It was reinstated in 1993).
After the WWF, Rockin' Robin then competed Ladies
Professional Wrestling Association (LPWA). There she
teamed up with another former WWF Women's Champion Wendi
Another crowning moment came on June 9th, 1991 when Rockin'
Robin defeated Candi Divine for become the UWF Women's