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
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
While many people are under the impression that Dusty Rhodes is done with his latest televised stint with WWE, that may not necessarily be the case. There are talks that he could be brought back at Wrestlemania when the two brothers engage in their rematch. There are also talks going around of having Rhodes doing something with Sting, as the two real life friends share a very long and storied history together in the NWA and WCW.
February 27, 2015
In the second match of Fast Lane, Goldust was able to get the pin fall victory over his brother Cody Rhodes, whose loss was protected because it seemed that the three count came out of nowhere. WWE was hoping for a better reaction from the audience, but the story hasn't been told well enough to get the crowd to invest themselves. In a backstage segment after the match, Stardust assaulted his older brother in front of Dusty Rhodes.
February 22, 2015