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
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, 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
While many people were under the assumption that WWE was going to revert to his real life character to capitalize on the fan sentiments towards the death of Dusty Rhodes, the second generation star came back as the Stardust character on Monday Night Raw this week. It has now been revealed that he refused to use the loss of his father as a springboard towards a push.
July 15, 2015
ESPN is doing a documentary on WWE, and something interesting was revealed. Xavier Woods has a big fan in management backing him up. Triple H is said to be the guy that made sure that Woods was kept in the company. Dusty Rhodes went up to HHH and said that it was time to either use Woods or allow him to leave the company. HHH immediately stated that he would much prefer to have Woods around.
May 5, 2015