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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Theodore Marvin "Ted" DiBiase Sr. (born January 18, 1954)<ref name="OWW"/> is an American former professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. He is signed with WWE working in their Legends program. DiBiase achieved championship success in a number of wrestling promotions, holding thirty titles during his professional wrestling career. He is best recalled by mainstream audiences for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), where he wrestled as "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase.

Among other accolades in the WWF, DiBiase was the first North American Heavyweight Champion, a three-time Tag Team Champion (with Irwin R. Schyster) and the 1988 King of the Ring. DiBiase also created his own championship, the Million Dollar Championship. He was well known for his cutting-edge heel promos, which were often concluded with his trademark evil laugh; DiBiase has been described by WWE as the organization's "most despised villain" during the late 1980s.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> He held the WWF Championship belt in 1988 after purchasing it from André the Giant, but this period is not recognized by WWE as an official title reign.<ref name=wwebio>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Nonetheless, DiBiase frequently headlined WWE cards, including WrestleMania IV and the first ever SummerSlam in 1988. He has been cited as one of the finest in-ring technicians in history.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

DiBiase headlined the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony, being inducted by his sons, Ted and Brett.


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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Theodore Marvin "Ted" DiBiase Sr. (born January 18, 1954)<ref name="OWW"/> is an American former professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. He is signed with WWE working in their Legends program. DiBiase achieved championship success in a number of wrestling promotions, holding thirty titles during his professional wrestling career. He is best recalled by mainstream audiences for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), where he wrestled as "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase.

Among other accolades in the WWF, DiBiase was the first North American Heavyweight Champion, a three-time Tag Team Champion (with Irwin R. Schyster) and the 1988 King of the Ring. DiBiase also created his own championship, the Million Dollar Championship. He was well known for his cutting-edge heel promos, which were often concluded with his trademark evil laugh; DiBiase has been described by WWE as the organization's "most despised villain" during the late 1980s.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> He held the WWF Championship belt in 1988 after purchasing it from André the Giant, but this period is not recognized by WWE as an official title reign.<ref name=wwebio>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Nonetheless, DiBiase frequently headlined WWE cards, including WrestleMania IV and the first ever SummerSlam in 1988. He has been cited as one of the finest in-ring technicians in history.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

DiBiase headlined the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony, being inducted by his sons, Ted and Brett.


Ted DiBiase sections
Intro   Early life    Professional wrestling career    Books    Documentaries    Personal life    In wrestling    Championships and accomplishments    References    External links   

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