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
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
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
Throughout his years as being one of the top performers in the country, Dusty Rhodes formed friendships with several of the wrestlers in various territories. Legendary names like Hector Guerrero, Pat Patterson, Gerald Brisco, Dory Funk Jr and even Brian Knobbs of the Nasty Boys were spotted at his funeral earlier today in Tampa.
June 17, 2015
During a recent interview, CM Punk revealed that Dusty Rhodes was not one of the people that he had backstage heat with in WWE. In fact, the former world heavyweight champion revealed that they actually had a really good relationship. Even when he left the company, Rhodes would still send personal text messages to him.
June 15, 2015
A post on Twitter where Jake Roberts talks about the death of Dusty Rhodes and how no amount of words can ever be enough to explain how legendary of a person that the American Dream was. That is high praise since it is coming from someone that is known as one of the best talkers in the history of wrestling.
June 11, 2015
Over the last couple of weeks, WWE has started the breakup story line once again between Cody Rhodes and Goldust. The segments have been a bit repetitive and lacking in creativity. Things might be changing on the next episode of Monday Night Raw, as Dusty Rhodes is currently scheduled to make a special guest appearance to help further the angle. The most likely scenario here is that Rhodes will attempt to talk to his younger son about things.
February 12, 2015