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
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
During a recent interview, Terry Funk explained that while he loved wrestling Dusty Rhodes because the two of them were close friends, he loved it even more because he made more money with the American Dream than with any other wrestler that he worked with over the years. The two of them used to draw really good crowds throughout the south.
June 20, 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
In a very classy move, WWE has announced that they will be airing an hour long special tribute to Dusty Rhodes after Monday Night Raw. While no details have been revealed just yet, the belief is that it will include several highlights from his career. There may also be interviews with wrestlers, perhaps even Cody Rhodes and Goldust.
June 12, 2015