One of many greatest questions in all {of professional} wrestling has been answered. After leaving AEW in February, Cody Rhodes has returned to the ring–and to an organization he as soon as known as residence. The hypothesis turned out to be appropriate and Rhodes was revealed because the thriller opponent for Seth Rollins throughout Night 1 of Wrestlemania 38.

It was Rhodes’ first match with the corporate since leaving in 2016, when he was nonetheless portraying the Stardust character. After departing WWE, Rhodes took the unbiased scene by storm, had stints in New Japan Professional Wrestling, Impression Wrestling, and Ring of Honor and, most notably, was one of many founders of All Elite Wrestling. He now additionally has the consideration of being the corporate’s first main departure, returning to his former residence in WWE.

In fact, simply because he is again in WWE doesn’t suggest Rhodes’ deserted the persona he constructed over the previous few years. He is nonetheless the American Nightmare, and he is nonetheless utilizing the identical entrance theme he walked out to within the indies and on AEW tv.

Now we’ll must maintain an eye fixed out to see how Cody is utilized on WWE programming going forward–and what the chances of him finally changing into WWE or Common Champion in some unspecified time in the future. For now, given he is dealing with off towards Seth Rollins, it is secure to say he’ll be on the Uncooked model.

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