In the January 7 episode of AEW Rampage, it was announced that in the special AEW Battle of the Belts episode, Cody Rhodes would not face Sammy Guevara for the TNT title because doctors had not given him the green light. But now obviously the truth' come out, when the news of Cody's positivity to COVID spread on the web, in fact, things were better explained by the wrestler, who wanted to clarify the situation also in respect of those who follow and admire him.
Latest update on Cody Rhodes
AEW star Cody Rhodes recently slammed WWE for misusing Dirty Dango, whom many fans know as Fandango, from his time in Vince McMahon's promotion. In fact, in his Instagram stories, he wrote: "I appreciate everyone who has contacted us.
Brandi and I are in isolation with a family that unfortunately tested positive for COVID. It was a scary time to deal with a virus like this. strong and the complications that can come with it. We are doing everything possible to heal and protect the family during this time.
I will remain in quarantine for as long as necessary. Each day is more encouraging. Thank you immensely for your support and respect for our privacy. Thanks to AEW for understanding and allowing me to be where I need to be today, and for still allowing the TNT title to be represented.
Can't wait to go back soon. I am sending you all the love in the world! " In the end, his place was taken by his brother Dustin Rhodes who faced Guevara losing the match and so the boy got back in possession of the belt that he had lost against Cody amidst the controversy and the happiness of the fans.
Cody had said about this special: “I'm thrilled with Battle of the Belts because it reminds me of Clash of the Champions. It's special, and great things happen on nights like that. I said we weren't able to never have a great night, but we can make our nights bigger.
If it makes sense and I can't wait." Towards the tail end of 2021, Taz's son, Hook, emerged as one of the quickest rising stars in AEW programming. Last night on Rampage, he defeated Aaron Solo comprehensively, thus adding a third victory to his pro wrestling career.
The crowd was visibly rallying behind the 22-year old star, as he outperformed Solo in no time. After the bout, Hook delivered a suplex to QT Marshall, who seemingly intended to ambush him. Given his current momentum, it will be interesting to see who dares to step up against Hook next.