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Ted DiBiase Details WWE Royal Rumble Payoffs, Never Had Problems With Nasty Boyz

April 1, 2024 | Posted by Andrew Ravens
Ted DiBiase SummerSlam 1989 Image Credit: WWE

On the latest episode of the Everybody’s Got a Pod, WWE Hall of Famer Ted DiBiase talked about working with the Nasty Boyz, Royal Rumble payoffs and more. You can check out some highlights below:

On adjusting to the brawling style of the Nasty Boyz: “You gotta do what they can do. But by the same token, it’s kind of like — if two guys that are just brawlers are working with two guys that are, they can wrestle some, then I guess there’s a fine line in there. I mean, I’m not going to give up being a wrestler to just go like crazy and just do stupid stuff.”

On whether it was frustrating working with the Nasty Boyz: “It worked out real well. Because those guys were respectful, and they listened. Being the heels, we called it all, and they — yeah, they were, they understood. Plus, Mike and I are both, I think, a little older than them.”

On getting paid less for working the Royal Rumble Match rather than working a regular match at the event: “Well, yeah. I mean, because you’re gonna — everybody gets paid for the Rumble. And everybody that is in the Rumble and also has match, they should get a little more. Yeah [there are a lot of rest moments], but the other aspect of that is, who the last guys in the ring. You know, that means a lot.”

If you use any of the quotes in this article, please credit Everybody’s Got a Pod with an h/t to 411mania.com for the transcription.