Cody Rhodes Issues Statement After A Bloody War Against Brodie Lee

Published 10/08/2020, 11:08 AM EDT


This week’s AEW Dynamite was memorable for a lot of reasons. Not only did we witness the 30 years of Chris Jericho, but we also saw one of the rarest matches in history. Cody Rhodes and Brodie Lee faced each other in a dog collar match!

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After a gruesome and bloody fight, Cody emerged victorious as the new AEW TNT Champion. After the match, Cody Rhodes thanked everyone for the support. He said the match will stay with him forever and we could not agree more.

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The star revealed that not only did he become healthy, but was also drug-free for eleven months. He thanked his wife, coach, family, and friends.

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Cody Rhodes and Brodie Lee draw blood at AEW Dynamite

In consonance with fan expectations, the match quickly turned bloody. Connected with the chain, Brodie Lee put Cody headfirst into a ringside table and busted his head open. As the blood kept rushing down. Rhodes settled the score after busting Lee open with a punch to the forehead.

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Cody kept trying to choke Brodie Lee with the collar. This proved fruitful in the long run as the tactic tired out the champion. Cody wrapped the chain around Lee’s face and tightened down.

He threw elbows down on Lee’s head and hit him with a Cross Rhodes. With a clear pinfall, Cody emerges victorious as the other members of Dark Order witnessed their leader’s defeat.

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After the match, Cody cut a promo and thanked his fans. He expressed he wants to defend the title next week against anyone who shows up. Orange Cassidy came out and accepted the challenge, setting a title defense for next week.

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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