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Cody Rhodes Feedback On Wanting To Make His Personal Legacy – TJR Wrestling

Cody Rhodes Feedback On Wanting To Make His Personal Legacy – TJR Wrestling


Cody Rhodes is working extremely exhausting to tell apart himself from his father as a lot as potential in wrestling.

Cody, like many different wrestlers with well-known members of the family, has lengthy struggled to distinguish himself from his late father, “the American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. All through his profession he has needed to cope with the fixed comparisons to his father.

Even referring to him by his full identify conjures up pictures of Dusty Rhodes and largest storylines appear to contain his father in a technique or one other.

Due to his standing as a second-generation wrestler, Cody has struggled to seek out his personal distinctive id and place inside the wrestling enterprise. However regardless of the fixed Dusty comparisons, Cody remains to be decided to change into his personal man in wrestling by doing the issues his father didn’t or couldn’t.

Talking on ESPN Radio, Cody Rhodes detailed precisely what he meant by creating his personal legacy, and gave some perception into what goes via his thoughts and people of different multi-generation wrestlers.

“Effectively, I feel a bit secret that there’s in relation to second or third-generation wrestlers, honesty this trickles right down to any athlete, that your mother or father got here earlier than you and did one thing nice. It’s a factor you don’t all the time say is, ‘Yeah, I need to honor them. I need to honor my mother or my dad,’ but in addition, you need to be higher than they had been, and never in a unfavourable means.

You need to take it a step additional. For me, profitable the Royal Rumble you talked about, my dad handed away in 2015, and it’s so distinctive that he’s not in a position to actually see it, however I really feel like he’s nonetheless right here with me.

However to have the ability to do some issues he by no means touched, and Dusty did every part. So to have the ability to win the Royal Rumble, to go to WrestleMania, and be the primary occasion of the largest factor that’s ever concerned within the wrestling scene because the flip of the century, I’m blessed, I’m fortunate.

However I’m nonetheless on the hunt. You talked about SummerSlam tonight, Buffalo, I’m excited as a result of, hopefully, I’m gonna get to speak about what I’m gonna do at SummerSlam.

However nonetheless on the hunt to seek out my very own legacy as a result of the difficult factor while you’re in these households is you need to have a look at everyone on a unique web page and say, ‘Oh, they had been completely different, they did this, and he was completely different, he did this.’ And simply, that’s my means of honoring them is attempting to be higher than each dad and brother, and that’s actually a battle as a result of they laid an amazing path.”

Cody Rhodes’ most up-to-date match came about at Cash In The Financial institution when he defeated Dominik Mysterio and this previous week on RAW he challenged Brock Lesnar to a rubber match at SummerSlam.

h/t WrestlingNews.co for the transcription



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