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Nikita Koloff
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Date Show Title
Sep
28
2021
On this week episode of Q&A with Koloff, Nikita is joined by Lori Kujawa from South Bend, Indiana.
Sep
25
2021
This week's episode is done with a heavy heart. Nikita's long time friend Jeff Paggett went home to be with the Lord shortly after this episode was recorded. Nikita and Jeff discuss Jeff's jewelry store, Jewelry Mine and how he serves the community and the Lord.
Sep
21
2021
This week, The Russian Nightmare is joined by Eddie Staggs of Troy, Alabama for some questions and answers.
Sep
18
2021
It's hard to believe! Nikita has been teaching us to MAN UP for one year. Stu Epperson joins him to celebrate his one year anniversary and discuss the impact the program has had and where it's going in the future!
Sep
14
2021
Nikita is joined by Illinois-based friend Frankie Rodriquez for a round of questions and answers!
Sep
11
2021
Bishop Larry Jackson, Senior Pastor at Bethel Outreach International Church in Charlotte, NC, joins Nikita to talk about raising girls in Christ and the power of prayer.
Sep
8
2021
Nikita is joined by Illinois-based fan Brian Batt for a round of questions and answers!
Sep
4
2021
Almost a year on from the release of their book, "Welded: Forming Racial Bonds That Last," Pastor Derrick Hawkins and Pastor Jay Stewart of The Refuge Church return to talk with Nikita about the book's success, the working of the Holy Spirit, and their new Welded small group curriculum.
Aug
31
2021
Nikita is joined by Superbowl-winning quarterback Brad Johnson for a round of questions and answers!
Aug
28
2021
Nikita is at Man Camp talking with three camp staff members - Joshua Gill, Pastor Gary, and Pastor Jeff - about their work at Man Camp, their personal experiences, and the impact it has on men from all walks of life.
Aug
24
2021
Nikita is at Man Camp - and he is joined by Jimmy to discuss why he attended and the impact Man Camp has had on him.
Aug
21
2021
Nikita is at Man Camp talking with three Campers - Bill Camper, Paul Camper, and Ray Camper - in attendance about their personal experiences at Man Camp and the impact it has on men from all walks of life.
Aug
17
2021
Nikita is at Man Camp - and he is joined by KT and Garrett Camper to discuss why they attended and the impact Man Camp has had on them both.
Aug
14
2021
Nikita is at Man Camp, talking with fellow radio host Robby Dilmore and attendees Shane Camper and Brad Camper, about their personal experiences at Man Camp and the impact it has on men from all walks of life.
Aug
10
2021
Nikita is at Man Camp - and he is joined by Double J and Dillon Camper to discuss why they attended and the impact it's had on them both.
Aug
7
2021
Nikita is at Man Camp, talking with camp co-founder Lex Luger and attendee Doc Camper, about the mission of the camp and the impact it has on men from all walks of life.
Aug
3
2021
Nikita is at Man Camp - and he is joined by Stanley Camper to discuss why he attended and the impact it's had on him, as well as Josh Oglesby, a Man Camp staff member.
Jul
31
2021
Nikita is joined again by author and speaker Rick Joyner to discuss MorningStar Ministries, the restoration of Heritage Tower in Fort Mill, SC, and the building of a Christian community.
Jul
27
2021
Lovely Lance Lumley is back! He asks Nikita about Uncle Ivan, who he thinks had the hardest chops in pro wrestling, if he ever interacted with Jimmy Valiant, and more!
Jul
24
2021
Nikita is joined again by author and speaker Rick Joyner to discuss wrestling, his books, and MorningStar Ministries.
Jul
20
2021
Nikita is joined by Illinois super fan Gene Stover for a round of questions, including: Which wrestling persona did you enjoy more - the good guy or the enemy? Do you have any regrets about your wrestling career? And who was your toughest opponent?
Jul
17
2021
Nikita is joined by author and speaker Rick Joyner to discuss his military and piloting career, conversion to faith in Christ, and his eventual transition into ministry, where he founded MorningStar Ministries.
Jul
13
2021
New Jersey fan Danny Dechant joins Nikita to ask him a few questions, including: How did the use of the Russian accent affect your children? Who was the stiffest and best worker in the wrestling industry? Did you have a favorite referee to work with? And did Big Van Vader's gear really smell that bad?
Jul
10
2021
Nikita is joined again by Dave Yarnes, Executive Vice President of Morning Star Ministries in Fort Mill, SC, to talk about the ministry's international reach and the recent restoration of Heritage Tower Communities.
Jul
8
2021
He's back! Ronnie Dean Raven - the Preachin' Machine! Nikita answers some of his questions about going bald for his wrestling career, facing off with Dick the Bruiser, and interacting with fans in public.
Jul
3
2021
Nikita may not have gained total independence from his Russian Nightmare image - but on this Fourth of July, he's celebrating the United States gaining its independence 244 years ago by exploring American history and this nation's foundations of religious freedom.
Jun
29
2021
Nikita is joined again by boxing legend, Homer Lee Gibbins, Jr., for a round of questions, about meeting his daughters' boyfriends and creating positive memories with your children.
Jun
26
2021
Nikita talks with former American football quarterback, Brad Johnson, who, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, won the 2001 Super Bowl championship.
Jun
23
2021
Brad Cain, better known as professional wrestler and personal trainer, Lodi, is back for a Q&A session! He asks Nikita about the most difficult wrestler to work with in the ring, his work with Lex Luger, his biggest takeaway from the Bible, and more.
Jun
19
2021
Nikita talks with Brad Cain, better known as professional wrestler and personal trainer, Lodi, about world championship wrestling, how he got his stage name, and the blessings he's received along his wrestling journey.
Jun
15
2021
Nikita sits down for a conversation and Q&A session with fan and Florida-native, John Ward. He answers several questions, including: What affected your decision to retire from wrestling?
Jun
12
2021
Boxing legend, Homer Lee Gibbins, Jr., returns for another conversation with Nikita - they talk about his first boxing match at the young age of 6, some highlights of his career, and more about his life as a husband and a father of seven children.
Jun
8
2021
Nikita talks with fan, Jonathan Pendarvis, a healthcare manager from Walker, Louisiana, and answers a few questions, including: If you had had a run in the WWF back in the 80's or 90's, who would you have wanted to work with? And what is one of your favorite memories with 'The American Dream' Dusty Rhodes?
Jun
5
2021
Nikita chats with boxing legend, Homer Lee Gibbins, Jr., about the start of his boxing career, his journey to faith, and his life as a husband and a father of seven children.
Jun
1
2021
Nikita is on the phone with fan, Victor Turnbull, from Vancouver, WA, to talk about his powerful testimony and his preparation for Nikita's Man Camp this upcoming Fall!
May
29
2021
Nikita is with Roy Jones of the Man Talk podcast, a show dedicated to breaking down the walls of race and denomination and challenging men to take their God assigned role! They discuss a man's need for Godly friendships and accountability - as well as their own relationship.
May
25
2021
Nikita is joined by financial planner, Nick Pangakis, a fan from Youngsville, NC, to answer the following questions: Did you have a friendship with Magnum TA outside of the ring? Were you apprehensive about teaming up with Dusty Rhodes at the time of Magnum TA's accident? And why did we never see you in the WWE?    
May
22
2021
Nikita is with Kannapolis, NC based entrepreneur Rocky Wagner, a friend of many years, talking about his involvement in the NASCAR scene, as well as his miraculous conversion to Christ at 62-years-old, after a lifetime of prayers from his mother.
May
18
2021
Nikita is joined by longtime friend and real-estate agent Justin Porter for a round of questions, including: What were you like outside of the wrestling ring? How did you go out in public while having to maintain your Russian persona? Did you have anyone you would dread matching up against? And during your wrestling days, what did you fear the most?
May
15
2021
Nikita is once again joined by Rasheed Akther of Light of Life Ministry, to discuss Christian persecution in Pakistan and the loss of his wife and two daughters, after which he began doing crusades throughout Pakistan.
May
11
2021
Nikita is answering some questions from fan, Jamie Zomer, who asked: Where are you from? And how has God and your family played a role in your life?
May
8
2021
Nikita is with Rasheed Akther of Light of Life Ministry, talking about his harrowing experience of persecution in Pakistan, and what it means to stand for Christ in dark times.
May
4
2021
Nikita is mixing it up...his Q&A guests are in studio! David & Wendy Graham are BACK to ask Nikita a few questions, like: What kind of breakthroughs have you seen in your life or the lives of others because of fasting? And do you miss the wrestling days?
May
1
2021
Nikita is with Chad Slotta of Slotta Global Ministries, talking about his mission to help pastors and congregational leaders address interpersonal conflict successfully through the ENGAGE program!
Apr
27
2021
Nikita answers some questions submitted by fan, Brandon Hunter, on Twitter, including: What is your story of finding the Word of God? What was your catalyst to begin the process of turning towards Christ?
Apr
24
2021
Nikita is with spiritual mentor Pastor Ronnie Dean Raven, also known as the Preachin' Machine, talking about evangelism and the work he did with Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon.
Apr
20
2021
Nikita is answering some questions submitted by fan, Mary Jo Jenny, a school teacher in Columbia, SC, about his wrestling career and walk with Christ. Which wrestler had the biggest impact on your career & which had the biggest impact on your walk with Christ? Where was your favorite place to wrestle and what was your greatest match?
Apr
17
2021
Nikita is chatting with David and Wendy Graham, two married Christians working in the marketplace together! David runs Graham's 4X4 and Wendy runs Graham's Storage, both in Kannapolis, NC, and they discuss Christ in their marriage and what it's like to work with each other.
Apr
13
2021
Why did you retire at the peak of your career? What effect did the War Games have on your body? Nikita is answering these questions in a conversation with Virginia-based fan, Dusty!
Apr
10
2021
Nikita is with longtime friend Justin Porter, formerly in church ministry, and now a real estate agent in Concord, NC with RE/MAX Leading Edge: Jayne Helms, talking about how they met, God's work in Justin's life, and how God has empowered him to be bold in his witness in the real estate marketplace.
Apr
6
2021
Nikita talks with Triston, a fan from Tampa, FL, about how to love God in troubled times and how we can find small moments to laugh and rejoice in times of adversity.
Apr
3
2021
Join Nikita for a special Easter edition of It's Time to Man Up! In preparation for the commemoration of Our Lord's Resurrection on Easter Sunday, Nikita is talking about the origins of the Easter holiday and what the true meaning of it is.
Mar
30
2021
Did you have any interactions with wrestler Buddy Landel back in the day? And what is your go-to Book or passage in the Bible? Nikita answers these questions and more in a conversation with fan, Lovely Lance!
Mar
27
2021
Nikita is talking REVIVAL with his friend Frank Mickens - revivalist, evangelist, and founder of Faith Fire Worldwide Revival Ministries. After being radically called out of his 20-year career as an investigative reporter and anchor in the TV news industry, Frank gave up everything for the preaching of the saving word of Jesus Christ.
Mar
23
2021
Nikita is talking physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health, as he responds to an email from fan, Trench TV, who reached out for advice on his weight loss journey. He asked: Is there a specific formula you can recommend to figure out my calorie intake and macro nutrients?
Mar
20
2021
Nikita is talking with Pastor Jeremy Rose of The Axis Church in downtown Nashville, TN about church planting and building the Kingdom of God!
Mar
16
2021
Nikita answers an email from fan W. McCracken, Jr. about getting through hard times, as we all will one day face them. Specifically, he addresses questions about his late wife Mandy's death, such as: What was the grieving process like? Did you seek therapy or rely strictly on God's word? How do people navigate through that with help?
Mar
13
2021
They're back! Nikita is talking with Brian & Jamie Johnson of Crescent Automotive in Aiken, SC about their business, entrepreneurship, and transferring their faith from the church to the marketplace.
Mar
9
2021
Nikita responds to an email from fan Jeff Pendleton, answering these questions: What would you tell a seasoned Christian man who has struggled with living a pure and holy life for the Lord and has sabotaged his walk with God? How can he maintain spiritual strength and victory?
Mar
6
2021
Nikita is talking with longtime friend, Terry Allen, better known as Magnum T.A., the former American professional wrestler who, while being groomed for a potential run with the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, was involved in a car accident in 1986 that forced him into retirement...but by the grace of God, he didn't let it stop him from living life!
Mar
2
2021
What parts of scripture can we pray through for strength and wisdom to lose weight and get healthier? Why is our spiritual health just as, if not more, important than our bodily health? Nikita responds to an email from fan, Jerry Manuel, who struggles with his weight - and explains why our spiritual, mental, and emotional health is critical, too.
Feb
27
2021
Once you hear this story, you'll never delay to obey God's promptings again! Nikita is talking with Dave Yarnes, serial entrepreneur for the last 30 years, executive coach, consultant, and keynote speaker, about allowing God to guide you and making the marketplace your ministry!  
Feb
23
2021
Nikita is talking with 20-year-old Sunday school director, D Rod, about some of his favorite matches and also answering this question: How do you personally combat temptation as a Child of God?
Feb
20
2021
Nikita is with Mike Shortt, President at Whitestone Financial, to discuss being salt and light in the marketplace.
Feb
16
2021
Nikita is joined by Turkish fan, Hilmi Ari, as he answers these two questions: What is the difference in preparation for 2-person vs. 3-person tag team matches? And have their been instances when the crowd's reaction to you switched unexpectedly?
Feb
13
2021
It's Valentine's Day weekend...spend it with Nikita! He's talking Valentine's trivia, family, and the real meaning of St. Valentine's Day.
Feb
9
2021
How do you maintain a connection with the Lord throughout the day? Nikita is joined by Connecticut-based fan, Russ, to discuss this question.
Feb
6
2021
Once we've encountered Jesus Christ, we are no longer the people we used to be. We are a new creation! Nikita is joined by Rachel Baribeau, groundbreaking national sportscaster and founder of the I'm Changing the Narrative movement, to talk about how she is encouraging college athletes, and those in all walks of life, to take back the narrative for GOOD!
Feb
2
2021
Nikita and longtime Canadian fan, Dwayne, work through a heavy question: Why do men struggle to talk about the emotions of grief? Affected deeply by the suicide of one of their dear and lifelong friends, Dwayne and a friend faced this issue personally.
Jan
30
2021
Pastor Joe Phillips - communicator, comic, author, actor, filmmaker, and longtime friend - continues his conversation with Nikita about his testimony, his missionary work in the U.S. and around the world, and his new film "Aren't You Somebody?" that addresses the sex trafficking epidemic, specifically in Thailand, and depicts a story of redemption from this horrifying reality.
Jan
23
2021
Pastor Joe Phillips - communicator, comic, author, actor, filmmaker, and longtime friend - joins Nikita to talk about his passion for youth ministry and evangelism, his missionary work in the US and around the world, and even to reminisce about his brief stint in the squared circle with the former Russian Nightmare... all in this first installment.
Jan
19
2021
All of your burning questions - about wrestling, faith, and Nikita's time as The Russian Nightmare - ANSWERED. On Q&A with Koloff! Listen every week as Nikita chats with fans, hears their stories, and answers their questions! To kick things off...Nikita is talking with Lori!
Jan
16
2021
Jeff Terrell was redeemed by Christ, and now he works to share the Good News with people around the world through his ministry Faith Force... a team of athletes reaching lost souls by performing EPIC feats of strength. Nikita and Jeff talk about the redemptive work Jesus is doing through this ministry!
Jan
9
2021
The second installment of Nikita's talk with iconic American professional wrestler, Sting, about his wrestling journey and testimony.
Jan
2
2021
The first installment of Nikita's talk with iconic American professional wrestler, Sting, about his wrestling journey and testimony.
Dec
26
2020
Do you believe God still heals? Well... Pastor Chad Nelson has experienced it! Nikita talks with the Lead Pastor at Journey Church in Mount Clemens, MI, about how God miraculously healed him of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Dec
19
2020
It's a cozy week on It's Time to Man Up! as Christmas approaches...  so grab a hot cup of cocoa, a warm blanket, and settle in as Nikita takes you through the meaning of Christmas, some of his favorite Christmas traditions, and a bit of holiday history.
Dec
12
2020
Nikita chats with Joey Osborne, Founder & President of Mosquito Authority, based in Hickory, NC, about his testimony, starting your own business, and how a man of faith can make the marketplace his ministry.
Dec
5
2020
Nikita chats with longtime friend Bruce Burchfield, founder of Concord House of Prayer, about God's faithfulness in times of trouble and their work in ministry.
Nov
28
2020
Join Nikita for a heart-to-heart about how short life really is, as he opens up about the loss of his wife, Mandy, to cancer.
Nov
21
2020
Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin is back! Nikita continues his conversation with the General, who is one of the original members of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, and who now serves as Family Research Council's Executive Vice President after serving the United States for 36 years. He continues to share his passion for spreading the Gospel and cultivating real men of God.
Nov
14
2020
Nikita chats with Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, one of the original members of the U.S. Army's Delta Force & former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. After 36 years of service to the United States, he now serves as Family Research Council's Executive Vice President and is passionate about spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
Nov
7
2020
Nikita talks with Brian & Jamie Johnson of Crescent Automotive in Aiken, SC about entrepreneurship, faith over fear, and what it means to be a real man, particularly within a family.
Oct
31
2020
Nikita is joined by Pastor Derrick Hawkins and Pastor Jay Stewart of The Refuge Church, as they discuss their new book, "Welded: Forming Racial Bonds That Last," which is set to release in November 2020.
Oct
24
2020
Kolby Koloff, Nikita's youngest daughter, brings a young woman's perspective to It's Time to Man Up! She is now pursuing God's calling on her life as a singer/songwriter, but His Providence has been apparent all along ... From losing her twin brother before birth, to discovering her musical gifts at a young age, to being the sole tomboy of the Koloff sisters, and wrestling with how she views God. These days she's more on fire for Christ than ever!
Oct
17
2020
Frank Shelton comes from 5 generations of Washington D.C. police - his family has protected Presidents going all the way back to Abraham Lincoln - and he expected to tread the same path. However, God had other plans! Listen as he shares how he took a leap of faith, giving up retirement and security, to pursue God's calling on his life.
Oct
10
2020
He dreamed of becoming a pro wrestler...and that dream was realized the same year he came to Christ. 20 years ago, Jaxson Ryker of famed WWE trio The Forgotten Sons, bowed the knee to Christ and also entered the squared circle professionally for the first time! Jaxson shares stories from his journey and how he lives out his faith today.
Oct
3
2020
He was reconciled to his Heavenly Father...and through that reconciliation, the relationship with his earthly father was restored. Nikita shares his salvation story, his father's testimony, and how their individual relationships with Jesus gave them the strength to reconnect after a lifetime of hurt and separation.
Sep
26
2020
Have YOU ever wrestled with the Devil? Wrestling superstar Lex Luger went toe-to-toe with the Enemy in the ring his whole career - and he thought he was in a losing fight. Drugs, alcohol, women...and even a few run-ins with the law. Until, by the Grace of God, he gave his life to Christ! Only with Christ in his corner did Lex realize the fight was already won.
Sep
16
2020
Strap on your seat belts and get ready to drink from a fire-hose as Nikita takes you on Journey to taste what God has for the listeners of MAN UP!
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