Cody Rhodes hailed for setting “the standard” after dates confirm his road to WrestleMania appearances

Cody Rhodes has been on a mission to finish his story and become the Undisputed Champion ever since he lost to Roman Reigns in the main event of WrestleMania 39. Securing victory in the 2024 Men’s Royal Rumble match for the second time, Rhodes has earned the opportunity to contend for the WWE Undisputed Universal Championship and headline WrestleMania 40.

Prior to their highly anticipated rematch, WWE has released the official schedule for Rhodes’ forthcoming appearances at live shows.

Cody Rhodes’ workhorse schedule leading to WrestleMania 40

Since his return to WWE in 2022, Cody Rhodes has been the top star of the company and is determined to dethrone Roman Reigns at WrestleMania. Over the past year, Rhodes has been a constant presence on Monday Night RAW and at every live event, engaging in feuds with Shinsuke Nakamura and Drew McIntyre.

Cody has been a workhorse for WWE and has proven that he can hang with anyone in WWE. Recently, Rhodes took to social media to unveil a poster detailing all his scheduled appearances at WWE live shows leading up to WrestleMania 40. He confirmed his presence to every episode of RAW along with three episodes of SmackDown.

In addition to RAW and SmackDown, Rhodes is slated to make appearances on WWE Live: Road to WrestleMania shows. This highlights that during the month of March, Rhodes is scheduled to participate in 17 out of 19 WWE events, encompassing both televised broadcasts and live events.

As a reply to Cody’s tweet, WWE superstar, Chad Gable made his reaction to his busy schedule by commenting “the standard.” Before this many WWE legends and Hall of Famers have praised Rhodes for his achievements and his attitude, calling him the future of the industry.

Potential plans for Cody Rhodes at WM 40

Despite being the 2024 Royal Rumble winner, Cody Rhodes faced numerous obstacles on his path to challenging Roman Reigns for the WWE Undisputed Championship. The Rock, who returned to WWE on January 1, 2024, issued a challenge to Reigns for the main event of WrestleMania 40.

However, during the WrestleMania 40: Kickoff press conference, Rhodes confronted The Rock and declared his intention to face Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 40. While many fans were excited about this matchup, The Rock’s persistent interference has introduced the possibility of a change in the main event.

Cody Rhodes
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Rhodes, being on the RAW roster, is set to make an appearance on SmackDown alongside The Rock. This has created excitement among WWE fans, as they anticipate Rhodes and The Bloodline coming face to face once again. As of now, Rhodes is scheduled to face Reigns at WrestleMania 40, but the upcoming SmackDown episodes could possibly change the plans for Rhodes.

Will Rhodes finally achieve his dream and dethrone Reigns as the undisputed champion? Will Rhodes able to defeat Reigns with The Rock against him? Make your prediction in comment section.


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