Cody pins Jimmy after a failed top rope splash attempt to capture the WWE Tag Team Championships for his team. The Rhodes brothers claim the victory and the titles at WWE Night of Champions
Rhodes talks to CBS Washington about the tag team division in WWE and new challengers.
The inevitable is that a new challenger needs to step up. Perhaps, someone we haven’t seen. There is all types. I am not naive enough to not look at the [deep talent pool] that is the tag team division. Even a team like NXT’s The Ascension would be a fitting little appetizer.
The Rhodes brothers appear on Talk is Jericho to discuss their WWE careers and tag teams in professional wrestling. Dustin comments on the beginnings of his Goldust character.
All the sudden the phone rings and its Vince (McMahon) and Bruce Prichard on the line. He says, “We have this idea we wanna run by you. We have this character called Goldust who is kind of androgynous,” and I’m thinking, ‘I don’t know what androgynous means.’
Rhodes talks to The Hartford Courant about Triple H and the Intercontinental Title.
I had been going to WWE management about the Intercontinental title for five, six weeks, and I was met kind of roughly individually each time. But to me, it’s because they weren’t my age. It wasn’t because they thought I was stupid. I think it’s initially because they didn’t connect with my generation because they aren’t part of my generation.
The New Age Outlaws defeat The Rhodes Brothers in a tag team steel cage match on Monday Nigth RAW to retain the WWE Tag Team Championships. Gunn picks up the pinfall victory on Cody at sixteen minutes and fifteen seconds.
The Rhodes brothers retain the WWE World Tag Team Championships in triple threat tag team action against The Uso Brothers and The SHIELD. Cody picks up the pinfall victory on Rollins at fourteen minutes and forty seconds.
Rhodes marries Reed in a private ceremony in an undisclosed location. The event is attended only by family and close friends. The pair met while working for WWE as performers.
Rhodes obtains the Money in the Bank contract briefcase, guaranteeing him a World Heavyweight Championship title match sometime over the next year. Rhodes grabs the briefcase hanging above the ring to claim the victory.
Team Hell No defeat The Rhodes Scholars in tag team action at WWE Royal Rumble to retain the World Tag Team Championships. Bryan picks up the submission victory over Sandow by applying the Yes Lock at nine minutes and fourteen seconds.
Team Hell No retain their WWE World Tag Team Championships by defeating The Rhodes Scholars in tag team action on Main Event. Bryan picks up the pinfall victory over Rhodes after delivering a flying headbutt at twenty-six minutes and fifteen seconds.
The Rhodes Scholars defeat Team Hell No via disqualification at Hell in a Cell when the referee can not get Kane to stop attacking the opposing team. Due to the circumstances of the finish, Team Hell No retains the WWE Tag Team Championships.
Christian retains the WWE Intercontinental Championship by defeating Rhodes in singles competition at No Way Out. Christian picks up the pinfall victory after hitting Rhodes with a Spear at ten minutes and forty seconds.
Christian defeats Rhodes in singles competition at Over the Limit to become the WWE Intercontinental Champion. Christian picks up the pinfall victory after delivering a Killswitch at seven minutes and eight seconds.
Big Show defeats Rhodes in singles competition on monday Night RAW via countout when Rhodes flees the ring. Due to the circumstances of the victory, the Intercontinental Championship does not change hands and Rhodes retains.
Rhodes defeats Show in a singles competition ladder match at Extreme Rules to retain the WWE United States Championship. Rhodes picks up the victory when Big Show puts his foot through a table at ringside after Rhodes dropkicks his other leg.
Big Show defeats Rhodes in singles competition at Wrestlemania 28 to obtain the WWE Intercontinental Championship. Show picks up the pinfall victory after delivering a WMD punch at five minutes and twenty-five seconds.
Wrestlemania 28 is held at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida. The event features Kane vs Randy Orton, Big Show vs Cody Rhodes, The Undertaker vs Triple H, CM Punk vs Chris Jericho and The Rock vs John Cena.
Rhodes defeats Booker in singles competition at WWE TLC on pay-per-view to retain the Intercontinental Championship. Rhodes picks up the pinfall victory after delivering a springboard kick at seven minutes and fifteen seconds.
Wrestlemania 27 is held at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Georgia. The event is hosted by The Rock and features Sheamus vs Daniel Bryan, The Undertaker vs Triple H, Cody Rhodes vs Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton vs CM Punk, John Morrison, Trish Stratus and Snooki vs LayCool and Dolph Ziggler and The Miz vs John Cena.
Wrestlemania 26 is held at The University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The event features Randy Orton vs Cody Rhodes vs Ted DiBiase, Triple H vs Sheamus, Rey Mysterio vs CM Punk, Bret Hart vs Vince McMahon, Chris Jericho vs Edge, John Cena vs Batista and The Undertaker vs Shawn Michaels in a retirement match.
Rhodes is born in Marietta, Ga. He is the son of WWE legend, Dusty Rhodes and younger brother of Dustin Rhodes. Cody develops an early interest in professional wrestling and pursues it as a career as a young man. He begins working of Ohio Valley Wrestling at the age of 21.