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Cody Rhodes tries Mtn Dew Pitch Black for the first time at the Royal Rumble post-show press conference
At the same time, Triple H's relationship with Dusty Rhodes, as they worked together in the early days of NXT before the wrestling legend's death in 2015, could make Triple H and Cody Rhodes feel a bit like family themselves. In the post-match media scrum, asked about coming back to a WWE under Triple H's leadership,[...]
A&E Working On New Biography Specials For Seven WWE Superstars
 But one consistent thing is the success of the series, and with that, we've got more WWE biographies from A&E on the horizon. The WWE Legends on A&E series is set to return soon and focused on seven new legends, courtesy of A&E and WWE. With so many of the biggest names in WWE history already covered[...]
WarGames! Triple H Announces Beloved Match For Survivor Series 2022
 It has been reported often over the years that Triple H would push hard to include the match, but former WWE head Vince McMahon was always resistant to it, probably because the match's origins aren't in WWE, but instead most well-known in NWA/WCW, where it was created by the late/great Dusty Rhodes and debuted in 1987[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap 2/22: Who Is The New NXT Title Number One Contender?
 Waller then hits an Inside Cradle while grabbing Knight's tights for the pinfall. Winner: Grayson Waller After, Knight attacks Waller and hits both him and Sanga with BFTs. We now go to a video from earlier of Dakota Kai talking to Wendy Choo backstage and wanting to know why she entered them into the Dusty Cup Tournament? We next go to another[...]
NXT 2.0 Preview 2/22: Tommaso Ciampa Takes On Dolph Ziggler Tonight
With both Superstars at odds and vying for an NXT Championship opportunity, Ciampa and Ziggler will square off in a massive main event to determine who is next in line to challenge Breakker. Can Ziggler earn an opportunity at one of the few titles that has eluded him, or will Ciampa show the Raw Superstar that[...]
NXT Vengeance Day Preview 2/15: Big Title Matches & The Dusty Cup
 And even though it's on free TV, the card is actually pretty stacked with three major title matches and the finals of the Men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic tournament  And if that weren't enough, they're also throwing in a Weaponized Steel Cage Match as well  I guess that counts as something for everyone. Our preview for tonight's[...]
NXT 2.0 Recap 1/18: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Rename It Gunther
16, 2022 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lnlgx01SDRA) And now it's time for the first Quarterfinals match of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, The Creed Brothers taking on Briggs & Jensen. But first, we get to look in on MSK and Legado del Fantasma arguing in the back over their potential at winning the tournament and possibly facing each other next week. Briggs & Jensen vs The Creed Brothers Briggs[...]
Cody Rhodes nearly breaks down with guild after stealing the American Dream trademark from WWE on AEW Dynamite
It was an impassioned speech that offered a unique twist on wrestling's past patriotic obsessions, in which Cody boldly dipped his toes into the discussion of racial divisions, before tying it all together with a one-night-only tribute to his father, the great Dusty Rhodes, by taking his nickname, The American Dream, for the Double or[...]
AEW Full Gear key art for the PPV's matches (Image: AEW).
I gave you my word." As to why Cody is so adamant that he sticks to this stipulation, he says it comes from his personal experience as the son of Dusty Rhodes, a man who held booking power over his own matches "I do not want fans to think nepotism is involved," the AEW EVP said[...]