Rumors have it that one of the ideas being floated around backstage in WWE is for Samoa Joe and Finn Balor to successfully win the Dusty Rhodes memorial tournament. That would then lead to Joe somehow challenging Balor for the NXT Championship in a friendly feud. That particular match would more than likely be the biggest draw for the developmental promotion at this point in time.
September 4, 2015
When it comes to wrestling legends, Lou Thesz is near the top of the list. When a legend like Dusty Rhodes compares you to him, then you are really something special. During a recent interview, Finn Balor revealed that Rhodes believed that WWE was bringing in someone of the caliber of Thesz into his developmental program. It was quite the compliment to Balor.
August 15, 2015
As many of you already know, Dusty Rhodes was heavily involved with the developmental program prior to his death. Based on what everyone in the industry is saying, that is a big void to fill. Superstar Billy Graham believes that he can be the one to do it because of his vast experience. He has already tried to contact WWE about the position.
July 1, 2015
A very interesting and heartwarming story was shared by Brodus Clay recently. He stated that when he first started in the developmental program, he was insecure about having to wear trunks because he was so heavy. In order to alleviate those concerns, Dusty Rhodes showed up to work without his shirt on. Rhodes said that if he could do it, then Clay can as well.
June 29, 2015