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All Of Us Stardust: What Cody Rhodes’ departure says about the current era

@PrinceCGR Sunday, May 22, 2016, Cody Rhodes was released from the WWE after ten years with the company. The son of a legend, “the American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, requested the release, and swiftly gave a statement via images to his Twitter to avoid any speculation and, presumably, to speak his peace. “My goal in pro-wrestling has always been to win the WWE Championship (the...
Via Fight Booth
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Rhodes' Family unveils the new statue of "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes

The statue of Dusty Rhodes is showcased at WrestleMania Axxess.
Via WWE
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Stardust to Leave WWE Galaxy and Other Thoughts

It looks like Stardust will be drifting off into a galaxy far, far away. The announcement of the character played by Cody Rhodes came on Stardust’s Twitter page Jan. 25. The second generation wrestler and son of the legendary Dusty Rhodes may be one of the most directionless performers on the current roster. With the influx of stars from NXT and the arrival of AJ Styles, where...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Total Divas: The Divas react to the passing of the incomparable Dusty Rhodes

It’s been over 3 months since we lost the incomparable Dusty Rhodes. Still, this clip of the Total Divas cast learning about the news of his passing in real-time during their trip to Mexico made us grab a kleenex a box of kleenex. Somewhere, “The American Dream” is smiling because he knows his contributions to WWE and the stars he helped mold, the ones that needed him most...
Via Fight Booth
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Stone Cold Podcast Highlights: Paige talks Dusty Rhodes, her days as a bouncer and her ‘Stone Cold’ obsession

2-time WWE Divas Champion and former NXT women’s champion Paige did us all a favor by visiting with WWE Hall of Famer ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin. The 10-year pro wrestling veteran and leader of the “Divas Revolution,” certainly didn’t shy away from sharing some healthy and hearty nuggets from us during her visit with everyone’s favorite “Texas Rattlesnake” last...
Via Fight Booth
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Entire WWE Roster Pays Tribute To Dusty Rhodes During 10-Bell Salute (Video)

The wrestling community is still in mourning over icon Dusty Rhodes’ passing last week. As a show of respect, WWE paid tribute to Rhodes before Sunday’s Money In The Bank PPV event, with every member of the company’s roster present for a 10-bell salute to Rhodes. “The American Dream” wasn’t actually a member of WWE for any lengthy period of time, but he rose to legendary...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE: The Passing of a WWE Legend, Dusty Rhodes

We here at isportsweb are extremely sad to report that a legend and icon in every sense of the word, Dusty Rhodes has passed away at the age of 69 on Thursday 11, 2015. WWE.com has the following post on their website. “ WWE is deeply saddened that Virgil Runnels, aka “The American Dream”- WWE Hall of Famer, three-time NWA Champion and one of the most captivating and charismatic...
Via isportsweb.com
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

RIP: Dusty “The American Dream” Rhodes 1945 – 2015

via Associated Press Professional wrestling icon Dusty Rhodes, known as “The American Dream,” died Thursday, the WWE announced. He was 69. Rhodes, whose real name was Virgil Riley Runnels Jr., made his professional wrestling debut in 1968 as a tag-team partner on the Texas Outlaws with Dick Murdoch. The charismatic, bleach-blond Texan was known for his on-camera self-promotion...
Via BadCulture
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Promo Booth: Dusty Rhodes’ “Hard Times”

We’ve been wanting to do a new article series to celebrate some of the greatest pro wrestling promos of all-time for a while now. It’s just one of the many fun things on our “to-do” inside the proverbial Fight Booth offices. After the sad news that sent shockwaves through the world of wrestling earlier today, we’ve decided that it’s time to kick off the series with a...
Via Fight Booth
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

All hail the American Dream: RIP to Dusty Rhodes

By Eddie Maisonet Cody and Dustin Runnels lost their father today. Hundred of pro wrestling folk lost a beloved friend, colleague and mentor. Compared to that, it seems strange to be heartbroken by the death of a man most of us never met. But as Dusty Rhodes, Virgil Runnels touched our lives. Even if you weren’t alive, or a fan when he cut the (below) promo – one of the...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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