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
When Finn Balor first showed up in WWE, Dusty Rhodes told him that his in ring performance was already at top level. The legendary star wanted Balor to work on his speaking skills. An idea being tossed around backstage is to have him paired up with Paul Heyman when he finally gets promoted to the main roster. Heyman and Balor have mutual respect for the abilities of the other.
August 16, 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
When asked for his feelings towards the late Dusty Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat showed a tremendous amount of honesty when he said that he had mixed feelings towards his former coworker. Steamboat stated that Rhodes used to purposely book Steamboat to not be able to beat the top heels in the Carolinas territory so that Rhodes can come in and finish up the job, making himself look good.
July 21, 2015
When asked about his relationship with the late Dusty Rhodes, MVP stated that the American Dream was the only man that could give him a kiss on the cheeks and not cause him to flinch. The man known as Alvin Burke stated that he was fine with it because Rhodes treated him like a son. He even said that Rhodes would introduce him to people as his "darkest son".
July 18, 2015