When asked by fans during a question and answer session, Bubba Ray revealed the four men on his Mt Rushmore of professional wrestling. Dusty Rhodes is not a surprise since he has long been an inspiration to the New York native. Bubba worked closely with Paul Heyman, so that choice makes sense as well. His final two choices are Vince McMahon and Pat Patterson, two men who helped make WWE the company that it is today.
October 17, 2015
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
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
As some of you may already know, WWE is honoring Dusty Rhodes by doing a memorial tag team tournament. The first match has been announced, and it is considered a dream pairing for a lot of wrestling fans. Samoa Joe and Finn Balor have formed a tag team in hopes of winning the tournament to honor the American Dream. They will be facing the Lucha Dragons in the first round.
August 26, 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
Some great news coming out of the Takeover event in Brooklyn tonight. William Regal announced that WWE will be honoring Dusty Rhodes by doing a memorial tournament. It is supposed to start in two weeks and might be exclusive to NXT. Knowing the type of writer that Rhodes used to be, there is a very good chance that singles performers will join up and form a tag team for the sole purpose of competing in the tournament.
August 22, 2015
Fox Sports interviewed Paul Heyman, and he decided to share a great story about himself and Dusty Rhodes. When the ECW founder was just 18 years old, he once sneaked into an NWA production meeting. Upon being caught by Rhodes, Heyman revealed to him that he was simply there to learn. Rhodes admired that and allowed Heyman to stick around.
August 17, 2015