June 26, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • Cody Rhodes has nonetheless reportedly not made up his thoughts on whether or not to return to WWE
  • Talks between Rhodes and WWE have been mentioned to have stalled following AEW’s buy of ROH
  • Seth Rollins was allegedly the proposed opponent for Rhodes at WrestleMania 38

The opportunity of seeing Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 38 subsequent month stays murky but potential after an insider disclosed backstage data.

Steve Provider of Ringside Information reported on the possibilities of whether or not Rhodes decides to come back again to the WWE or he strikes elsewhere.

“The artistic crew was instructed that, ‘Cody [Rhodes] will do what Cody chooses is greatest for his household. We hope he is pleased in no matter he does, wherever he lands.’”

At first look, it seems like Rhodes is actually contemplating what he does subsequent as he has by no means been a free agent since 2016–the 12 months that he left the WWE.

For the following two years, Rhodes bounced across the unbiased wrestling scene, TNA/Affect Wrestling, New Japan Professional Wrestling (NJPW), and Ring of Honor (ROH).

2019 would function the 12 months when Rhodes shot as much as the highest of North American professional wrestling followers’ listing because the institution of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) allowed him to shine on his personal whereas constructing a worthy rival to WWE.

The most well liked free agent in professional wrestling right this moment turned so after he allowed his AEW contract to run out on Valentine’s Day.

Since then, the rumors of him returning to WWE began popping up all over the place and it appeared that his return was inevitable.

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Nonetheless, these have been then shot down after ROH was acquired by AEW and the rumors then turned to him being the pinnacle producer of the model.

“The American Nightmare” turning down the alleged provide from AEW would point out that the whispers of an influence battle inside the firm has some fact to it.

Ought to the WWE be capable to purchase Rhodes for WrestleMania, it’s nearly a foregone conclusion that he will get right into a high-profile feud with one of many WWE’s high superstars.

Chasing after a championship is already out of the query because the title-versus-title match between WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns and WWE Champion Brock Lesnar is already set in stone.

A WrestleMania matchup with Rollins was already being floated across the web not too long ago, and it won’t be that farfetched to assume that Rhodes has already been made conscious formally.

Regardless of the case could also be, Rhodes’ state of affairs is one that professional wrestling followers will probably be carefully monitoring as WWE’s greatest present of the 12 months is just three weeks away.

13 months after leaving WWE, Cody turned the Ring of Honor World Champion. Photograph: RING OF HONOR/Devin Chen

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