JACKSON- Ted DiBiase Jr. has announced he is leaving the professional wrestling world and his position as a star with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
The Clinton native said in a press release and YouTube video that he is looking forward to spending more time with his family and other business pursuits. It was also announced that DiBiase has accepted an executive position with CollegeGarageSale.com, a subsidiary of Jackson-based BFAC, LLC.
The son of WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Ted “The Million Dollar Man” DiBiase, the younger DiBiase was a former WWE Tag Team Champion, Wrestlemania participant and starred in the movie “Marine 2.”
“I loved my career in the WWE and I will forever be thankful for the opportunity to work in that industry,” DiBiase said in the release. “Leaving a job you love is not easy, but I believe so strongly in the future of CollegeGarageSale.com that I knew it was time to change my focus.”
CollegeGarageSale.com is an e-commerce website with users in all 50 states and more than 30 countries. Listings on the websites only cost a $1.00 and the company donates 10 cents of every listing back to the school of the seller’s choice.
“Working with Teddy over the last year on a number of projects I can say we are truly blessed to have him on our team,” BFAC CEO Brad McMullan in a released statement.
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