As the Cody Rhodes ‘will he, won’t he’ sign saga seems to have finally come to a conclusion, it appears that the American Nightmare is once again going to step between the ropes for WWE after agreeing on a huge deal.
Having been the subject of much speculation since the announcement of his and Brandi’s departure from AEW, the internet has been abuzz with thoughts on just what the son of the son of a plumber is going to do if he’s going back to work with Vince McMahon, and, indeed, why.
With a potential WrestleMania date with Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins being the most likely first destination for Rhodes back in WWE, there is no doubt that his signing will be one of the biggest news stories of the Spring.
Cody was front and centre of AEW in its initial inception and a huge part of the promotion’s early successes. Make no mistake – Rhodes going back to WWE is a huge blow for AEW.
Whatever the future for Cody, his contribution to AEW has seen some of the promotion’s most iconic moments…
Not everything Cody did with AEW was a home run. Cody himself admits that this was a feud that didn’t exactly work out as intended, so much so that he claims that he regrets everything about how it went.
Former Olympic boxer Anthony Ogogo had decided on a career switch after eye injuries took him away from boxing. Wanting to stay in a squared circle, Ogogo signed up with AEW and went to train with the Nightmare Factory.
Sold as a story of betrayal at the beginning, Cody…