Wrestling Revealed

Cody Rhodes

Woods and Rhodes in high school

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
Xavier Woods

Xavier Woods honored

A lot of wrestlers are also fans of professional wrestling. Xavier Woods took to social media after doing a segment with the Dudley Boyz on Monday Night Raw. He said it was such an honor to take their finishing move in front of a sold out audience in Brooklyn. Woods also had a blast doing the comical entrance routine with the trombone. He said it was the best night of his life.
August 25, 2015
Xavier Woods

Xavier Woods bashes Virgil

When he was just 17 years old, Xavier Woods got a chance to meet Virgil, an encounter that he was initially excited about. However, Woods ended up being rather disappointed when he was told that he would never make it as a wrestler because he is black. When the former WWE star congratulated him through social media, Woods reminded him of what was said and told him to back off.
August 24, 2015