Vince Russo recently gave his take on Cody Rhodes‘ rumored upcoming WWE debut.
Before this week’s episode of RAW, Seth Rollins went to WWE Headquarters for a meeting with Vince McMahon. He finally got his match at The Show of Shows, and McMahon then revealed that Rollins’ opponent would be someone of his choosing, and he would only find out who it is once he is in the ring.
The Visionary’s rumored opponent is former AEW star Cody Rhodes, who has reportedly signed a deal to return to the global juggernaut.
On the latest edition of Sportskeeda Wrestling’s Writing With Russo, former writer Vince Russo was asked about what kind of business impact Rhodes signing with WWE could have for the promotion. Here’s what Russo had to say:
“I think they want to believe that Cody Rhodes is going to sell tickets but I also think they are very realistic and they don’t think that’s going to happen but they want to believe that that’s going to happen. Listen, this is nothing against Cody [Rhodes] because… look at all the guys that AEW has brought in and the number has not moved. It has not moved. From Andrade to CM Punk to Jeff Hardy… it has not moved. What that means is that it’s the same people watching these shows. He is not going to sell a ticket to a person that won’t be buying a ticket.” [0:33 to 1:23]
Cody Rhodes left AEW earlier this year, set for WWE debut
The news of Cody and Brandi Rhodes leaving All Elite Wrestling broke in February 2022 and came as a shock to both fans and members of the locker room. The news was confirmed by both parties on Twitter.
Multiple reports have now confirmed that The American Nightmare has indeed signed with WWE. As previously mentioned, he’s currently expected to debut at WrestleMania 38.
As for Brandi Rhodes, her YouTube cooking/talk show, A Shot of Brandi, which previously aired on AEW’s YouTube channel, has been pitched to several streaming platforms.
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