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DUSTY RHODES RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
14 days ago  |  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

WWE Network – Celebrating The Dream Dusty Rhodes Special

If you have the WWE Network, I really think you should invest in the hour long program Celebrating The Dream. It’ll break your heart but make you smile uncontrollably, you’ll remember why you grew up in love with the Dream and if you didn’t grow up in love with him you’ll suddenly feel like you did. The American Dream Dusty Rhodes was a little before my time but I still managed...
Via Between The Ropes
June 16, 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

Dusty Rhodes’ Top 8 Greatest Promos

Dusty Rhodes told us that he was the son of a plumber, he told us how much money he made, he told us of his eating habits, and he made us laugh, but he always brought his interviews back around to two basic concepts. 1. He was one of us, he understood us, and he would fight for us. 2. The bad guys are formidable, but they are going to get it. Dusty Rhodes was a wrestling genius,...
Via Between The Ropes
June 12, 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

BREAKING NEWS: Dusty Rhodes Has Passed Away at the Age of 69

WWE is reporting that “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes has passed away at the age of 69. Details are scarce at this point – both TMZ and WWE are carrying the story, but nobody has yet reported the cause of death. WWE extended “its sincerest condolences to Runnels’ family, friends and colleagues.” This is a heartbreaking loss for the wrestling community. He became famous...
Via Between The Ropes
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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