The following is an excerpt from a new interview-article focusing on WWE Superstar Ted DiBiase Jr:
He [Ted DiBiase Jr.] made his WWE debut in 2008 and hasnâ€™t looked back. In fact, he doesnâ€™t have to. Considering how passionate WWE fans are, there are a vocal group of followers who arenâ€™t so much haters but want DiBiase to prove he can live up to his high-profile last name.
â€œThatâ€™s what makes it fun,â€ DiBiase said. â€œThatâ€™s what makes it a challenge. When I came into this, I never expected for people to say heâ€™s better than his dad. My dad, as far as Iâ€™m concerned, is going to be remembered as one of the greatest villains that there ever was in this business. He really launched a lot of guys to the top of their careers, and he was amazing. Heâ€™s a hall of famer.
â€œSo, yeah, it was a little bit hard and still is at times. Thereâ€™s always a microscope on you, and youâ€™re always being compared, but the difference between me and my father is when he started with Vince McMahon, he already had 15 years of experience. When I started with Vince McMahon, I had about nine months to a year. So as far as Iâ€™m concerned, I have a long career ahead of me, Iâ€™m excited about it and I look forward to surpassing the old man.â€
Finally, if we had a time machine and set up a match between him and his dad, which DiBiase walks out of the ring a winner?
â€œOh, me by far,â€ DiBiase said. â€œThe old-school â€˜The Million Dollar Manâ€™ Ted DiBiase could move around pretty good, but now his knees are gone and he has back problems. I always mess with him now. Still, I could take him. Iâ€™m more agile, athletic, quicker and definitely better looking.â€
Check out the full article online at Vindy.com.
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