3 items from 2016
Back on the 22nd May, WWE shockingly announced that Cody Rhodes had been released from his contract. Rhodes later explained that he was frustrated with his creative direction in the company and wanted out. Just a few days later, his wife Brandi Rhodes – who worked as the WWE announcer Eden – also left the company.
Rhodes was quick to come up with a list of things he wanted to do with his post-wwe career, tweeting an image of his to-do list which included names like Adam Cole, Dalton Castle and Shibata. My to-do list has ‘find out purple Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle’s name’ and ‘buy sweet potatoes’. Cody Rhodes and I live very different lives.
He’s already ticked off a few of them. Rhodes pinned Kurt Angle at Northeast Wrestling’s Wrestling Under the Stars event on the 28th August, and he competed in Pwg’s Battle of Los Angeles tournament last weekend. »
- Oli Davis
This is an unusual deal, as wrestlers aren’t usually allowed to appear on both Roh and Tna television shows at the same time. Rhodes won’t be under contract to either company though, which frees him up to work wherever he wants.
Rhodes will be working with Mike Bennett and Maria Kanellis in Tna, and Rhodes’ wife Brandi will be involved in the feud as well. He is expected to work with many different people within Roh, but the opponent he has chosen is Adam Cole. Sadly, Cody Rhodes does not have the rights to the “Cody Rhodes” name. He’s been using it for indy shows but won’t be allowed to use the “Rhodes” name on TV.
Rhodes took part »
- Shaun Eddleston
NBA fans won’t be caught talking crochet with Aunt Millie this Christmas. Not if they’ve seen Espn and ABC’s five-game December 25 schedule, which features a rematch of the 2016 Finals, a Boston-New York clash and the Battle of Los Angeles. That’s just one part of the sprawling, 100-game regular-season NBA package the Disney corporate siblings unveiled today. It’s the most games ever slated for the networks. The schedule features 82 games on Espn, which generally includes… »
3 items from 2016
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