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Ted DiBiase

Title History

  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Dick Murdoch defeating Bob Slaughter and Buck Robley (April 28, 1976);
  • NWA (Tri State) North American Heavyweight title defeating The Brute (December 1976);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Slaughter (May 19, 1977);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Irvin Smith defeating Super Destroyer and Dory Funk Jr. (July 1977);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Brown (January 7, 1978);
  • NWA Missouri Heavyweight title defeating Dick Slater (Febuary 12, 1978);
  • NWA (Amarillo) International Heavyweight title (November 23, 1978);
  • WWF North American Heavyweight title [Billed upon Arrival] (1979);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Merced Solis (Tito Santana) defeating Mr. Pogo and Mr. Sato (1979);
  • Mid South North American Heavyweight title defeating Mike George (Febuary 1, 1980);
  • NWA Missouri Heavyweight title defeating Ken Patera (November 21, 1980);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Tag Team titles w/Stan Frazier defeating Terry Gordy and Michael Hayes (January 26, 1981);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Tag Team titles w/Steve O defeating Terry Gordy and Michael Hayes (June 10, 1981);
  • Mid South North American Heavyweight title defeating Paul Orndorff (November 1, 1981);
  • Mid South North American Heavyweight title defeating Junkyard Dog (June 23, 1982);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles w/Matt Borne defeating Mr. Olympia and Junkyard Dog (October 27, 1982);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles w/Mr. Olympia defeating Tiger Conway Jr. and Mr. Wrestling II (April 13, 1983);
  • NWA (All Japan) United National Heavyweight title by winning a Tournament (October 14, 1983);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Heavyweight title defeating Brett Wayne (November 18, 1983);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Heavyweight title defeating The Spoiler (July 14, 1984);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles w/Hercules Hernandez defeating Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson (December 3, 1984);
  • Mid South North American Heavyweight title defeating Brad Armstrong (January 16, 1985);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles w/Steve Williams defeating Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson (May 3, 1985);
  • Texas All Star Wrestling USA Heavyweight title by winning a Tournament (September 1985);
  • Mid South Tag Team titles w/Steve Williams defeating Dick Murdoch and Eddie Gilbert (December 26, 1985);
  • PWF (Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Stan Hansen defeating Tiger Mask and Jumbo Tsuruta (July 11, 1987);
  • WWF (Unsactioned) Million Dollar title (2);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/ Irwin R. Schyster defeating Legion of Doom [Hawk and Animal] (Febuary 7, 1992);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/ Irwin R. Schyster defeating Typhoon and Earthquake (October 13, 1992);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/ Irwin R. Schyster defeating Rick Steiner and Scott Steiner (June 16, 1993);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Stan Hansen defeating Akira Taue and Toshiaki Kawada (September 3, 1993);
  • OnlineWorldofWrestling.com Hall of Fame Inductee (2004);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • At the age of 15, Ted’s stepfather “Iron” Mike DiBiase died of a heart attack while in the ring while working near Amarillo.
  • Ted DiBiase’s mother, Helen Hild, fell into depression and alcoholism, and Ted moved to Arizona to live with his grandparents.
  • Ted DiBiase graduated High School and went to West Texas State University on a football scholarship.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase credits the Funks with helping to give him the push he needed to succeed in life.

Oklahoma:

  • Ted DiBiase eventually dropped out of school and went into wrestling, starting on the Oklahoma circuit.
  • Ted DiBiase’s first big match came against Killer Karl Kox, a match Ted won that started him on his way to notoriety.
  • Ted DiBiase also had some classic matches early on with Dick Murdoch and Greg Valentine.

Japan:

  • Ted DiBiase made his way to Japan where he encountered such legends as Jumbo Tsuruta, Giant Baba, Tank Patton and Wolfman.

Central States:

  • Ted DiBiase returned to the United States and won the Central States Heavyweight title from Sgt. Slaughter.
  • Ted DiBiase would add the Western Tag Team Championship teaming with Irvin Smith.
  • Ted DiBiase won the Missouri title from Dick Murdoch.

Mid-South:

  • Ted DiBiase moved onto the Mid-South region, where his star really began to shine.
  • April 28, 1976: Ted DiBiase teamed with Dick Murdoch to win the NWA United States (Tri-State) tag title.
  • December 1976: Ted DiBiase won the Mid South’s version of the North American title from the Spoiler.
  • Ted DiBiase was given a title shot at Harley Race’s National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) world title.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase put up a great showing before the match was halted due to a throat injury suffered by DiBiase.
  • Spring 1979: Ted DiBiase defeated the legendary Fritz Von Erich to win the North American Heavyweight Championship.

World Wide Wrestling Federation:

  • Ted DiBiase entered the World Wide Wrestling Federation and brought the North American title belt with him.
  • Ted DiBiase was quickly acknowledged as the first WWF North American champion.
  • Ted DiBiase did battle against some all-star talent such as Pat Patterson, Hussein Arab (Iron Sheik), Bulldog Brower and others.
  • June 19, 1979: Ted DiBiase lost the title to Pat Patterson, and the title was renamed to Intercontinental title.
  • Ted DiBiase formed brief tag teams with Tito Santana and Andre The Giant.
  • Ted DiBiase was Hulk Hogan’s opponent in Hogan’s first ever Madison Square Garden appearance.

Back in Mid-South / UWF:

  • 1980: Ted DiBiase left the WWF and returned to Mid-South, which eventually became part of the NWA.
  • February 1, 1980: Ted DiBiase won the North American title by defeating Mike George in Shreveport, Louisiana.
  • 1980-1987: Ted DiBiase won this title four more times, making him a five-time North American Heavyweight champion.
  • October 27, 1982: The Rat Pack (Ted DiBiase and Matt Borne) beat Junk Yard Dog and Mr. Olympia to win the Mid-South Tag team titles.
  • October 1983: Ted DiBiase won the NWA National title after winning a 12-man tournament when Jerry Lawler forfeited in the finals.
  • Ted DiBiase would win the belts on three other occasions; once with Hercules Hernandez and twice with “Dr. Death” Steve Williams.
  • Ted DiBiase and Dr Death in particular were an incredible tag team that dominated the Mid South territory.
  • Ted DiBiase and Dr Death became first ever UWF tag champions after the Mid South titles were renamed.
  • Mid-South was lacking in heels, so DiBiase approached bookers Bill Watts and Ernie Ladd about turning heel.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase eventually turned on long time babyface partner Junk Yard Dog!
  • November 1985: Ted DiBiase once again became a face after an NWA title shot against “Nature Boy” Ric Flair.
  • ~~~The match was interrupted by the hated Dick Murdoch who felt he deserved the title shot and beat up DiBiase in the process.

World Wrestling Federation – The Million Dollar Man:

  • Ted DiBiase was at home when Vince McMahon contacted him about the “Million Dollar Man” gimmick.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase loved the idea and took McMahon up on his offer and rejoined the World Wrestling Federation.
  • Late 1987: Ted DiBiase debuted in the WWF and quickly became the companys top heel with his bodyguard, Virgil.
  • Ted DiBiase would come out on a weekly basis and prove that “Every Man Has His Price” by humiliating fans.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase would fans from the crowd and making them do embarassing things for $100-$500 dollars.
  • ~~~One fan that DiBiase humiliated was a young man named Rob Szatowski, who a decade later would wrestle as Rob Van Dam.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase challenged a kid to bounce a ball 10 times for $100 but kicked the ball on the 9th bounce.
  • 1988: The Million Dollar Man set his eyes on the WWF Heavyweight title, and current champion Hulk Hogan.
  • 1988: Ted DiBiase could not defeat The Hulkster for the championship, so he blantantly offered to purchase the belt from Hulk.
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan refused to sell out to the Million Dollar Man, so DiBiase enlisted Andre the Giant to help him.
  • January 24, 1988 – Royal Rumble: Hulk Hogan and Andre The Giant had a contract signing under the watchful eye of Ted DiBiase.
  • ~~~After the ink was dry, Andre The Giant claimed that he would beat Hogan for the title and deliver it to the Million Dollar Man!
  • February 5, 1988 – The Main Event: Andre defeated Hulk Hogan in one of the most controversial title changes in wrestling history.
  • ~~~A Dave Hebner look-a-like (actually twin brother Earl Hebner) was bought off by Ted DiBiase and cheated to give Andre the win.
  • ~~~The Giant did exactly what he said he would and immediately delivered the championship belt to Ted DiBiase.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase’s bogus title reign would be short-lived, as WWF President Jack Tunney stripped him and ordered a Tournament.
  • March 12, 1988 – SNME: “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase defeated Randy “Macho Man” Savage by Count Out.
  • March 27, 1988 – Wrestlemania IV: Ted DiBiase defeated Jim Duggan (1st), Don Muraco (2nd), and recieving a bye to the finals.
  • ~~~Randy Savage w/Elizabeth defeated Ted DiBiase w/Andre and Virgil in the Finals with help from Hulk Hogan!!!
  • April 30, 1988 – SNME: “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase defeated “The Rock” Don Muraco.
  • July 31, 1988 – WrestleFest: Randy “Macho Man” Savage defeated Ted DiBiase to retain the Heavyweight title.
  • August 28, 1988 – Summerslam: Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan defeated Ted DiBiase and Andre The Giant with Jesse Ventura as referee!
  • October 16, 1988 – King of the Ring: Ted DiBiase won the annual King of the Ring Tournament (not an official PPV).
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase beat Brutus Beefcake (1st), then beat Ken Patera, then beat Ron Bass, then beat Randy Savage in the finals!
  • November 24, 1988 – Survivor Series: Hogan/Savage/Hercules/Hillbilly/Koko defeated DiBiase/Akeem/Bossman/Haku/Rooster.
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Ted DiBiase managed to purchase the #30th spot, but was eliminated in the end by Big John Studd!
  • Ted DiBiase tried to buy the contract of Hercules from Bobby “The Brain” Heenan so he could use him as his personal slave.
  • ~~~Hercules however did not appreciate this and fired Heenan as his manager and started a feud with Ted DiBiase.
  • February 3, 1989 – Main Event: “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase defeated “The Mighty” Hercules.
  • March 11, 1989 – SNME: “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase defeated The Blue Blazer (Owen Hart).
  • April 2, 1989 – Wrestlemania 5: Ted DiBiase w/Virgil vs Brutus Beefcake ended up as a Double Count-Out.

World Wrestling Federation – The Million Dollar Champion:

  • Ted DiBiase gave up and decided to create his own title, naming it the Million Dollar Championship.
  • ~~~DiBiase purchased a diamond infested championship belt which he wore to the ring.
  • August 28, 1989 – Summerslam: Ted DiBiase w/Virgil defeated Jimmy Snuka by Count-Out.
  • October 14, 1989 – SNME: Hulk Hogan defeated “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase to retain the WWF championship.
  • November 23, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Hogan and Jake Roberts and Demolition defeated DiBiase and Zeus and The Powers of Pain.
  • January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: Ted DiBiase actually drew #1 and lasted 45 minutes before being eliminated by Ultimate Warrior.
  • 1990: Ted DiBiase began feuding with Jake “The Snake” Roberts after the Snake stole the Million Dollar belt.
  • March 25, 1990 – Prime Time Wrestling: Ted DiBiase w/Virgil defeated Red Rooster by submission.
  • April 1, 1990 – WrestleMania 6: Ted DiBase w/Virgil defeated Jake Roberts to regain posession of his Million Dollar title.
  • April 28, 1990 – SNME: The Big Bossman defeated Akeem w/Slick by DQ after Ted DiBiase and Virgil attacked Bossman.

World Wrestling Federation – Every Man (and Woman) Has a Price:

  • August 27, 1990 – Summerslam: Ted DiBiase bought the services of Sapphire, who was the manager of Dusty Rhodes at the time.
  • October 13, 1990 – SNME: Ted DiBiase bought seats from the entire front row, but one fan, Dustin Rhodes, refused to sell.
  • ~~~DiBiase and Virgil delivered a beating to the fan, until Dusty Rhodes came out to his son’s aid.
  • October 30, 1990 – SNME: The Ultimate Warrior defeated Ted DiBiase by DQ to retain the WWF Heavyweight title.
  • November 22, 1990 – Survivor Series: Ted introduced the Undertaker as a member of his team to take on Dusty’s Team.
  • ~~~DiBiase/Undertaker/Honky Tonk Man/Greg Valentine defeated Dusty Rhodes/Koko B. Ware/Hart Foundation.
  • Dustin Rhodes defeated Ted DiBiase in a 10-minute challenge match on Television.
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: Ted DiBiase and Virgil defeated Dusty and Dustin Rhodes in a tag team match.
  • ~~~After the match, DiBiase was especially mean towards Virgil and ordered him to put the million dollar belt around his waist.
  • ~~~Virgil dropped the belt, but then picked it on DiBiase’s orders, but instead whacked DiBiase accross the forehead with it!!!

World Wrestling Federation:

  • March 24, 1991 – Wrestlemania 7: Virgil defeated Ted DiBiase by count-out with help from Roddy Piper.
  • ~~~Sherri Martel, who had turned on Randy Savage earlier in the show, came down midway through the match to support DiBiase.
  • ~~~Sherri Martel became DiBiase’s full time valet, she would do his dirty work and call him “Teddy Bear”.
  • April 27, 1991 – SNME: Ted DiBiase w/Scarry Sherri vs Bret “Hitman” Hart went to a DOUBLE COUNT OUT.
  • August 26, 1991 – Summerslam: Virgil defeated Ted DiBiase to win the Million Dollar championship!
  • September 7, 1991 – King of the Ring: Ted DiBiase vs Ricky Steamboat ended in a DRAW in the first round.
  • November 27, 1991 – Survivor Series: Ric Flair/DiBiase/Mountie/Warlord defeated Piper/Virgil/Bulldog/Bret Hart.
  • December 3, 1991 – Tuesday in Texas: Ted DiBiase and The Repo Man defeated Virgil and Tito Santana.
  • January 19, 1992 – Royal Rumble: Ted DiBiase entered at #2 this year but was eliminated by the Bulldog (#1) in one minute!

World Wrestling Federation – Money Incorporated:

  • Early 1992: Ted DiBiase formed a team with Irwin R. Shiester, calling themselves Money Incorporated with manager Jimmy Hart.
  • February 7, 1992: Money Incorporated defeated The Legion of Doom to capture the Tag Team titles.
  • April 5, 1992 – Wrestlemania 8: The Natural Disasters defeated Money Incorporated w/Jimmy Hart by Count Out.
  • July 20, 1992: The Natural Disasters defeated Money Incorporated to capture the Tag Team titles.
  • August 29, 1992 – Summerslam: The Legion of Doom defeated Money Incorporated at Wembley Stadium.
  • October 13, 1992: Money Incorporated defeated The Natural Disasters to reclaim the Tag Team titles.
  • November 8, 1992 – SNME: Ultimate Warrior and Randy Savage defeated Money Incorporated by Count Out.
  • November 24, 1992 – Survivor Series: The Nasty Boys and The Natural Disasters defeated Money Inc and The Beverly Brothers.
  • January 24, 1993 – Royal Rumble: Ted DiBiase entered at #4 (what a streak of poor luck!) but was eliminated by The Undertaker.
  • February 15, 1993 – RAW: Brutus Beefcake defeated Ted DiBiase by Disqualification….
  • ~~~Money Inc attacked the returning Brutus Beefcake with their steel breifcase, leading to Hulk Hogan coming to his rescue.
  • March 15, 1993 – RAW: Money Incorporated defeated John and Jess Armstrong.
  • April 4, 1993 – Wrestlemania 9: Money Inc defeated Hulk Hogan and Brutus Beefcake by Disqualification.
  • April 12, 1993 – RAW: The Steiner Brothers defeated Money Incorporated by Disqualification.
  • April 19, 1993 – RAW: Money Incorporated defeated The Beverly Brothers (Beau and Blake).
  • May 24, 1993 – RAW: Money Incorporated defeated Mike Bell and Tony DeVito.
  • June 13, 1993 – King of the Ring: The Steiner Brothers and Smoking Gunns defeated Money Inc. and The Headshrinkers.
  • June 14, 1993 – RAW: The Steiner Brothers defeated Money Incorporated to win the Tag Team titles.
  • June 16, 1993: Money Incorporated defeated The Steiner Brothers claim their 3rd Tag Team titles.
  • June 19, 1993: The Steiner Brothers defeated Money Incorporated to again win the Tag Team titles.
  • August 1993: Money Incorporated began teasing Razor Ramon for losing a match against newcomer 1-2-3 Kid.
  • ~~~This led to a series of tag team matches between Money Incorporated and Razor Ramon and 1-2-3 Kid.
  • August 16, 1993 – RAW: The 1-2-3 Kid scored an upset victory by DQ over Ted DiBiase!!!!!
  • August 30, 1993 – Summerslam: Razor Ramon defeated Ted DiBiase (this was a spin-off match stemming from the 1-2-3 Kid’s debut).
  • January 18, 1994: Ted DiBiase (on his 40th birthday) suffered an injury to his neck/spine and was forced to retire from wrestling.
  • January 22, 1994 – Royal Rumble: Ted DiBiase had a try-out in the announce position along with Vince McMahon.

World Wrestling Federation – Million Dollar Corporation:

  • Spring 1994: Ted DiBiase returned to the World Wrestling Federation in a managerial roll.
  • Ted DiBiase formed a stable which he called The Million Dollar Corporation with IRS, Bam Bam Bigelow and Nikolai Volkoff.
  • Summer 1994: Ted DiBiase appeared on television and claimed to have gained control of the Undertaker and was bringing him back!
  • ~~~Paul Bearer also showed up and claimed he had contacted the REAL Undertaker and wanted to face DiBiase’s EVIL Undertaker.
  • August 29, 1994 – Summerslam: The Undertaker w/Paul Bearer defeated The Undertaker w/Ted DiBiase.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase brought down his Evil Undertaker – played by one of Undertaker’s “real life” friends – Brian Lee.
  • ~~~The lights began to flicker (simulating thunder and lighting) and The REAL Undertaker finally made his entrance.
  • ~~~The REAL Undertaker tombstoned The Evil Undertaker and pinned him, then rolled him into a casket!
  • Also at Summerslam: Bam Bam Bigelow and Irwin R. Schyster defeated The Head Shrinkers by Disqualification.
  • Also at Summerslam: Ted DiBiase added Tatanka to his stable, who turned on his partner Lex Luger, a Corporation target.
  • November 23, 1994 – Survivor Series: Bigelow/Bundy/Tanaka/DelRay/Prichard vs Luger/Mabel/Bomb/Smoking Gunns.

World Wrestling Federation – Million Dollar Corporation vs The Undertaker:

  • The DiBiase’s Million Dollar Corporation feud mostly with The Undertaker, who plowed through each of DiBiase’s men.
  • Ted DiBiase brought King Kong Bundy back to the World Wrestling Federation.
  • January 22, 1995 – Royal Rumble: The Undertaker w/Paul Bearer defeated Irwin R. Schyster w/Ted DiBiase.
  • ~~~After the match, King Kong Bundy went eye to eye with the Undertaker while IRS attacked Paul Bearer and stole the urn!
  • ~~~Also, 123 Kid and Bob Holly defeated Bam Bam Bigelow and Tatanka w/Ted DiBiase in a Tag Title Tournament Final.
  • ~~~Bam Bam Bigelow jawed with the fans at ringside until he came face-to-face with football legend Lawrence Taylor.
  • ~~~Bam Bam Bigelow took acception to LT’s laughs and shoved him down to the floor!!
  • April 2, 1995 – Wrestlemania 11: The Undertaker defeated King Kong Bundy w/Ted DiBiase.
  • ~~~Later that night: Lawrence Taylor defeated Bam Bam Bigelow in a highly publicized main event.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase would later fire Bam Bam Bigelow for embarassing the Corporation in a high profile match.
  • Ted DiBiase revealed his biggest accusition, Sycho Sid to go after WWF Champion Diesel!
  • June 25, 1995 – King of the Ring: Diesel and Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Sycho Sid and Tatanka w/Ted DiBiase.
  • Ted DiBiase bought in Kama, the Supreme Fighting Machine who melted down the Undertaker’s urn and turned it into a necklace!
  • Ted DiBiase also enlisted the services of Henry Godwinn at one point, but Godwinn eventually quit the Corporation and turned face.
  • ~~~Godwinn engaged in a brief and ridiculous feud that saw DiBiase get slopped on several occasions.
  • July 23, 1995 – IYH: Diesel defeated Sycho Sid in a Lumberjack match to retain the Heavyweight title.
  • August 27, 1995 – Summerslam: The Undertaker defeated Kama in a Casket Match.
  • September 24, 1995 – In Your House: Psycho Sid defeated Henry O. Godwinn.
  • Ted DiBiase lured the 1-2-3 Kid into the Corporation and convinced him to turn on his best friend Razor Ramon.
  • November 19, 1995 – Survivor Series: The 1-2-3 Kid was a mystery participant and ended up as the sole survivor in his match.
  • December 17, 1995 – In Your House: Razor Ramon and Marty Jannetty defeated Sycho Sid and 1-2-3 Kid w/Ted DiBiase.
  • February 18, 1996 – In Your House 6: Jake Roberts defeated Tatanka w/Ted DiBiase in the opening match of the night.
  • ~~~Razor Ramon defeated The 1-2-3 Kid w/Ted DiBiase in a Crybaby match (1-2-3 Kid had to wear a diaper).
  • Early 1996: The Million Dollar Corporation had mostly dispanded, but Ted DiBiase had something new in mind.

World Wrestling Federation – Managing the Ring Master:

  • Ted DiBiase brought in perhaps his greatest protege to date, The Ringmaster Steve Austin.
  • Ted DiBiase gave The Ringmaster the old Million Dollar title belt, and let him use the Million Dollar Dream.
  • Ted DiBiase and The Ringmaster began feuding with Savio Vega, after Vega eliminated Ringmaster from the Royal Rumble match.
  • March 31, 1996 – Wrestlemania 12: “The Ringmaster” Steve Austin w/Ted DiBiase defeated Savio Vega.
  • April 28, 1996 – In Your House 7: Savio Vega defeated Ringmaster Steve Austin w/Ted DiBiase.
  • May 26, 1996 – Beware of Dog: Savio Vega defeated The Ringmaster in a Caribbean Strap Match forcing DiBiase to leave the WWF.
  • Ted DiBiase’s ten-year illustrious WWF career came to an end.

World Championship Wrestling:

  • Ted DiBiase’s legacy continued in WCW, as he joined the nWo in its early stages.
  • Ted DiBiase soon left the nWo and managed the Steiner Brothers to the WCW World Tag Team titles.
  • Ted DiBiase soon dissappeared from WCW storylines, made several hosting appearances on WCW Backstage Blast.
  • Ted DiBiase eventually left the company all together.

Ted DiBiase’s Life:

  • Ted DiBiase is a born-again Christian who travels across USA preaching the word of God at various churches and religious functions.
  • Ted DiBiase is involved in charity work, a spokesman for the Sunshine Foundation, a group that grants wishes to critically ill kids.
  • Ted DiBiase is also a motivational speaker, and appears at various assemblies to speak out against drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Ted DiBiase warns America’s youth about the trap of being addicted to drugs and alcohol.
  • Ted DiBiase encourages them to stay in school, set reachable goals and pay whatever price it takes to become the best they can be.
  • Ted DiBiase was also instrumental in launching the WXO independent wrestling organization.
  • Ted DiBiase published his biography, entitled “Every Man Has His Price”.
  • March 4, 2005: Ted DiBiase is getting a trial run working as both an agent and in creative on the Smackdown! brand.
  • May 6, 2005 – World League Wrestling: Jason Bates defeated Trevor Rhodes by Disqualification by reverse decision.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase told the referee that Rhodes’ manager had used a cane, Trevor Rhodes then attacked DiBiase, who fought back!
  • May 7, 2005 – World League Wrestling: Jason Bates defeated Trevor Rhodes by DQ with a similar finish from last night.
  • October 3, 2005 – WWE Homecoming: Ted DiBiase participated in a Legends Ceremony which included roughly 24 Legends.
  • December 2005: Ted DiBiase tries to purchase the rights to his “Money Money Money!” theme song from WWE’s Jim Johnson..
  • December 20, 2005: Ted DiBiase collapsed at WWE headquarters in Stamford and lost consciousness and was rushed to hospital.
  • April 1, 2006: Sherri Martel was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Ted DiBiase (and stole the show with her speech).
  • October 9, 2006 – RAW: “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair w/The Flair Squad defeated “I admit it, I suck!” Mitch w/The Spirit Squad..
  • ~~~The Flair Squad consisted of pro-wrestling legends: Roddy Piper, Ted DiBiase, IRS (Mike Rotundo) and Arn Anderson!
  • October 26, 2006: Ted DiBiase was fired as a WWE Road Agent so he could return to working with his Ministry.

3rd Generation Superstars:

  • 2006: Ted DiBiase’s two sons made their debuts in the world of professional wrestling as a tag team..
  • July 14, 2006 – Impact Pro Wrestling: Mike DiBiase and Ted DiBiase Jr. defeated Daniel Cross and Dakota..
  • January 30, 2007 – Impact Zone Wrestling: Ted DiBiase made a special appearance and put over the 4-WAY main event.
  • April 22, 2007 – Pro Wrestling Xtreme: Jen Blake and Pat Tanaka w/Ted DiBiase defeated A-1 and P.D. Skillz
  • May 19, 2007: “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase was inducted into the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame in Amsterdam, NY.
  • October 6, 2007 – Empire Wrestling Federation: Mikey Nicholls defeated Black Metal w/Rock Riddle by Disqualification.
  • ~~~Rock Riddle interfered in the match causing “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase to make the save for Mikey Nichols
  • December 10, 2007 – RAW 15th Anniversary: Irwin R. Sheister eliminated Sgt. Slaughter to win a RAW Superstars Battle Royal!
  • ~~~”The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase came down and paid IRS to eliminate himself so DiBiase could win the match!
  • February 2, 2008 – ACW: Demolition Ax and The Barbarian w/Ted DiBiase defeated Cowboy Willie Watts and Leroy Greene.
  • May 26, 2008 – RAW: Hardcore Holly and Cody Rhodes defeated Paul London and Brian Kendrick to retain the World Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~After the match; Ted DiBiase introduced Holly and Rhodes to the newest member of the WWE roster – his son, Ted DiBiase Jr.!
  • July 6, 2009 – RAW: “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase was the special guest host of RAW for one night only.
  • ~~~Mark Henry defeated Cody Rhodes by Countout | WWE champion Randy Orton defeated Ted DiBiase Jr. in a Non-title.
  • February 8, 2010 – RAW: WWE announced “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase going into the WWE Hall of Fame 2010!!!
  • March 29, 2010 – RAW: Christian defeated Ted DiBiase Jr. in a Legends Lumberjack match.
  • ~~~Lumberjacks: “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase, IRS (Mike Rotundo), Arn Anderson, Pat Patterson, Tony Garea .
  • ~~~Lumberjacks: Rowdy Roddy Piper, Nick Bockwinkel, Sgt. Slaughter, Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, and Jerry “The King” Lawler .
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase Sr. shoved some of the legends for putting their hands on his boy, so all of the legends started to fight at ringside.
  • April 10, 2010 – International Wrestling Cartel: The Million Dollar Muscle Machine (Jimmy DeMarco and Virgil and Lumberjack Leroux and Doink the Clown) w/Ted DiBiase defeated The Billion Dollar Bone Breakers (Shane Taylor and Lord Zoltan and Dave Crist and Jake Crist) w/Chest Flexor.
  • June 7, 2010: Ted DiBiase underwent emergency neck surgery to free an impingement on a nerve in his right arm and shoulder.
  • June 12, 2010 – TSZ Wrestling (Fan Festival): Ted DiBiase’s interview was interrupted by Alexei Petrovich in Metz, France.
  • ~~~Chris Kent and Mike Skills w/”The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase defeated Roméo and Alexei Petrovich w/Oxana .
  • November 2, 2010 – WWE NXT: Dashing Cody Rhodes, Dusty Rhodes, and others were on hand for the wedding of Goldust and Aksana.
  • ~~~There was an interruption when Ted DiBiase Jr. paid the priest NOT to marry the golden duo so she would be sent back to Lithuania.
  • ~~~Ted DiBiase SR. showed up and finished the ceremony.. after the marriage was made official, Aksana slapped Goldust and stormed off!
  • November 15, 2010 – Old School RAW: Goldust returned the Million Dollar belt to its owner, “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase .
  • ~~~Ted Sr. tried to give it back to his son, Ted Jr., who refused it and said he was going to go after the United States championship!
  • Ted DiBiase has a total of three sons who are professional wrestlers; Ted DiBiase Jr., Michael DiBiase, and Brett DiBiase.