Through social media, Cody Rhodes teased fans with something special during a Wrestlemania Axxess event on Thursday. He mentioned that it was something that will help honor Dusty Rhodes for years to come. The belief is that WWE will be unveiling a statue of the American Dream. A part of the weekend is said to be an honor to Rhodes, who was made quite a name for himself in the various Texas territories before making it big.
March 27, 2016
While doing a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Xavier Woods reveals just how far back that he and Cody Rhodes go. The New Day member stated that the two of them attended rival high schools. Both Rhodes and Woods were wrestlers. Since Xavier wanted to capture the attention of Dusty Rhodes, who often attended the matches, Woods moved up two weight classes so he could challenge Cody. Xavier lost to Cody in their match.
January 26, 2016
As some of you may already know, there is a tag team tournament going on right now in NXT in honor of Dusty Rhodes, who passed away earlier this year. To make the finals even more special, WWE has made the decision to have Cody Rhodes and Goldust be the ones to present the trophy to the winning team. They will more than likely also give a speech about their father that night as well.
October 3, 2015
A very interesting tidbit was revealed by Cody Rhodes recently. Though his private social media account, he revealed that he came close to quitting the professional wrestling industry when Dusty Rhodes passed away. He lost some passion for it because his father was a big reason why he decided to become a wrestler in the first place. Rhodes also revealed that his wife, Brandi Rhodes, was the reason why he decided to stick with it.
October 2, 2015
Since she wanted to be a part of something that her late husband had so much passion for, Michelle Rhodes decided to attend Summerslam this past weekend in Brooklyn. WWE was more than glad to host her since they want to do things right for Dusty Rhodes. Michelle also had the opportunity to watch her son, Cody Rhodes, working a high profile match against a celebrity in Stephen Amell.
August 25, 2015