Dustin Rhodes Praises AEW's Rising Stars



by ATIA MUKHTAR

Dustin Rhodes Praises AEW's Rising Stars
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As veteran wrestler Dustin Rhodes approaches the twilight of his illustrious career, he continues to leave an indelible mark on All Elite Wrestling (AEW), not only through his in-ring prowess but also as a mentor and coach, particularly within the women's division.

His influence has been acknowledged by stars like former AEW Women’s World Champion Thunder Rosa, who regards Dustin Rhodes as a pivotal figure in her career development. In a recent conversation with Denise Salcedo, Dustin Rhodes opened up about his experience working with the AEW women's roster.

He expressed admiration for several wrestlers, including Billie Starkz, Deonna Purrazzo, and Abadon. However, his commendation extends beyond the women's division, as he lauded the talents of numerous AEW homegrown stars.

Dustin Rhodes Applauds Young Stars

Dustin Rhodes, with a sense of awe, admitted to being particularly impressed by Darby Allin and Sammy Guevara, citing their remarkable skills and daring in-ring styles.

He also highlighted the unique appeal of Orange Cassidy, whose unconventional gimmick has captivated audiences. Dustin Rhodes praised the youthful energy of teams like Private Party, emphasizing the importance of giving young talent the spotlight they deserve.

Reflecting on the legacy he wishes to impart, Rhodes described himself as a selfless contributor to the sport, driven by passion and hard work rather than political maneuvering or sycophancy. He emphasized the values of grit and heart, which he considers essential for success in wrestling.

His hope is for the younger generation to imbibe these qualities, and he proudly notes their progress in doing so. Rhodes' commitment to nurturing the next generation of wrestlers underscores his dedication to the sport. As he shifts his focus from personal achievements to mentoring roles, his influence within AEW continues to grow, shaping the future of professional wrestling.

His perspective not only highlights the vibrant talent pool in AEW but also reflects his enduring love for the wrestling business.

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