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An Evening With WWE’s “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with pro wrestling legend “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase. Ted is a former Mid-South North American Heavyweight Champion, Mid-South Tag Team Champion, WWF North American Heavyweight Champion, WWF Tag Team Champion, and WWF King of the Ring. He’s also a member of the WWE Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed the trials and tribulations of portraying the “Million Dollar Man” character, the circumstances surrounding his decision to devote his life to Jesus, and his new documentary The Price of Fame. See it in select theaters on Nov. 7.

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite yoga techniques, planned Ton’s upcoming garage sale, paid tribute to the late Fats Domino, and explained what we did during Halloween. Ton dressed as Keanu Reeves!

A Chat With WWE’s Braun Strowman…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with WWE Superstar Braun Strowman. Standing at 6′ 8″ and weighing 385 lbs., Braun has had high-profile feuds with everyone from Brock Lesnar to Roman Reigns in his young career. He’s also a former member of The Wyatt Family. You can see “The Monster Among Men” Oct. 21 at Verizon Center in Mankato with WWE Live. See him Oct. 22 at Target Center in Minneapolis for WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs.

An Evening With WWE’s Charlotte Flair…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair. Charlotte is a former WWE Divas Champion, NXT Women’s Champion, and WWE Raw Women’s Champion. She’s also the daughter of the legendary “Nature Boy” Ric Flair. During the show she gave an update on her father’s current health, discussed how far the women have come in the WWE over the last few years, and described her new book “Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte.” Wooo!

During the rest of the show we discussed getting He-Man-related tattoos, Ton warned his daughter’s potential suitors about the amount of weapons he owns, and Teri T. from Minnesota 93 made her return to the show after a decade absence. She mostly came looking for sandwiches.

A Chat With WWE’s AJ Styles…

The Five Count had another opportunity to speak with “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles. With a career dating back to 1998, AJ is a former IWGP Heavyweight Champion, NWA World Heavyweight Champion, TNA World Heavyweight Champion, and WWE Champion. He’s considered by many to be the best wrestler in the world today. See him with WWE Live on Sept. 4 at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester.

A Chat With WWE’s Bobby Roode…

The Five Count had the opportunity to speak with WWE’s Bobby Roode. Wrestling professionally since 1998, Bobby is the current WWE NXT Champion. He’s also a former TNA World Heavyweight Champion, TNA World Tag Team Champion, and NWA World Tag Team Champion. See Bobby Roode live when WWE Presents NXT Live! At Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul on July 29.


A Chat With WWE’s AJ Lee…

The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with former WWE Superstar AJ Lee. AJ Is a three-time WWE Divas Champion and a former general manager for WWE Raw. She’s also the author of the book “Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules.”

A Chat With WWE’s Baron Corbin…

The Five Count recently had a chance to chat with WWE Superstar Baron Corbin. A former offensive lineman for the Arizona Cardinals and Indianapolis Colts, Baron started his wrestling career with the WWE in 2012. He’s an “André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal” winner and currently wrestles for the SmackDown Live brand. You can see WWE SmackDown Live at Xcel Energy Center on Feb. 28.

An Evening With WWE’s Kurt Angle…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with wrestling legend Kurt Angle. Kurt is a former WWF/WWE Champion, WCW World Heavyweight Champion, TNA World Heavyweight Champion, IWGP Heavyweight Champion, and a member of the WWE Hall of Fame. He also won a freestyle wrestling gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. During the show he discussed his recent induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, transitioning from Olympic wrestling to professional wrestling, stories from his time on the road with WWE, and his new #AngleStrong Recovery App. Oh, it’s true! It’s damn true!

During the rest of the show we reminisced about our favorite Super Bowl halftime shows, Ton discussed the intricate details of his house remodeling project, we tried to figure out who Apollo Creed beat for the heavyweight title, and we argued over who would win in a fight between Robocop and Harry Potter. It came to blows!

An Evening With WWE’s Xavier Woods…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview WWE’s Xavier Woods. Xavier is best known as part of the WWE tag team The New Day. He’s also a former TNA World Tag Team Champion and a current WWE Tag Team Champion. During the show he discussed being part of The New Day, the state of tag team wrestling today, his YouTube channel UpUpDownDown, and why his dream opponent is 2 Cold Scorpio. See Xavier and The New Day at WWE Monday Night Raw on Oct. 24 at Target Center in Minneapolis.

During the rest of the show we spoke with a time traveler on the phone, Dustin discussed his excitement over seeing Vanilla Ice in concert, Ton prepared his last will and testament in case he dies before next week’s show, and we listened to some spooky Halloween stories. We’re you favorite radio hollow weenies!

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A Chat With WWE’s Riddick Moss…

We recently had a chance to speak with WWE wrestler Riddick Moss. Riddick has been wrestling since 2014 and currently wrestlers for NXT. He’s also a former player for the Minnesota Golden Gophers football team. See him wrestler at WWE Presents: NXT Live – #NXTRoadTrip on Sept. 18 at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul.

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