Cody Rhodes inks new deal with WWE ahead of Wrestlemania 40

Cody Rhodes is scheduled to appear on both night 1 & night 2 of WrestleMania 40 in April. The first night will see him in tag team action alongside Seth Rollins, and the second-night event is for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against ‘The Tribal Chief’ Roman Reigns.

Cody Rhodes recently disclosed that he plans to stay with WWE for a long time. ‘The American Nightmare’ confirmed in an interview that he has signed a multi-year contract extension with the Stamford-based company, and the new deal extends beyond his 40th birthday.

Cody Rhodes confirms new contract with WWE

Cody Rhodes has already proven to be a crucial asset for WWE in recent times. From his rivalry with Roman Reigns to his blood feud with ‘The Final Boss’ The Rock, Rhodes has proved time and time again that he is the future of WWE. And it is no surprise that WWE knows Cody’s potential and this has led to a new contract signing for ‘The American Nightmare’.

In an interview with Justin Walker, the fan-favorite wrestler, the master of ‘Cross Rhodes’ confirmed that he has signed a multi-year contract to extend his time with the company. Cody added that his new deal with WWE extends beyond his 40th birthday and he is still far from his prime.

“It extends beyond my 40th birthday. The plan is still, when it’s time to step out, to step out without it being a painful process. Solely because I saw my dad [Dusty Rhodes] as an old man wrestler and he loved it and enjoyed it, but as his son it was hard to see. My daughter is two going on three, there does have a be a time, just like he was with us, where I have to be home all the time and be there with her. I hit the prime run late in the game. I often forget that I’m nearing 40,” said Cody Rhodes.

WrestleMania 40 Match Card Picks features Roman Reigns vs. Cody Rhodes

The upcoming event of WrestleMania 40 holds some exciting match cards for wrestling fans around the world.

Some of the confirmed match cards are:-

  • The Rock and Roman Reigns vs. Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins
  • Roman Reigns vs. Cody Rhodes: Undisputed WWE Universal Championship
  • Seth Rollins vs. Drew McIntyre: World Heavyweight Championship
  • Logan Paul vs. Randy Orton vs. Kevin Owens: WWE United States Championship
  • Gunther vs. Sami Zayn: WWE Intercontinental Championship
  • Iyo Sky vs. Bayley: WWE Women’s Championship
  • Rhea Ripley vs. Becky Lynch: Women’s World Championship
  • Finn Bálor and Damian Priest vs. Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa vs. The Miz and R-Truth vs. Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods vs. Austin Theory and Grayson Waller vs. Pete Dunne and Tyler Bate: Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship
  • Bianca Belair, Jade Cargill, and Naomi vs. Dakota Kai, Asuka, and Kairi Sane
  • LA Knight vs. AJ Styles
  • Jey Uso vs. Jimmy Uso

The most anticipated match of the event is Cody Rhodes vs Roman Reigns. As Rhodes has been en route to “Finish the Story,” fans are supporting the 2024 Royal Rumble winner in his endeavor to conclude the Bloodline saga.

The Rock has been supporting his family member, Roman Reigns, and the fans are the driving force behind Cody’s determination. It is yet to be seen which force prevails in this clash of wrestling icons.

What do you think about Cody Rhodes confirming his new contract with WWE? Let us know your thoughts on it in the comment section below!

Anil Chowdhury

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Anil is a wrestling sports enthusiast who has been watching the sport for 15 years, his love for the sport started through watching and admiring WWE superstars like John Cena, Randy Orton, and Undertaker. As a WWE news writer, he provides timely and insightful coverage of events, matches, and developments within the world of professional wrestling. With a passion for the sport, he aims to deliver engaging and informative content that resonates with fans and keeps them updated on the latest WWE happenings.


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