“Rodzilla” Memories Strike NBA World as an Emotional Dennis Rodman Returns to $1 Billion Worth Company’s Event

Published 09/03/2023, 1:30 PM EDT

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In an unforeseen turn of events, Chicago Bulls veteran Dennis Rodman has returned to the world of professional wrestling. This time he is making his debut with All Elite Wrestling (AEW). Rodman’s last wrestling appearance was over 15 years ago, and his comeback has everyone in the sports world excited! Dennis Rodman’s transition from the hardwood to the wrestling ring is nothing short of remarkable.

Known for his fierce rebounds and colorful personality in the NBA, Rodman’s wrestling persona is equally captivating. His previous wrestling stints include appearances in WWE where he showcased his ability to entertain the crowd.

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Rodman’s return to wrestling will take place at the AEW Collision event, creating a crossover spectacle that has fans from both the basketball and wrestling communities buzzing with excitement.

For those who remember the ’90s, Dennis Rodman’s wrestling forays will evoke a sense of nostalgia. His past appearances alongside wrestling legends like Hulk Hogan and Karl Malone created unforgettable moments in sports history.


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But at 60 years old, Rodman also has many fans concerned about his physical condition. Wrestling is a physically demanding sport, and competing at the highest level at his age is not easy.

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However, knowing Rodman’s love for the spotlight, he might just surprise us all.

Fans react to the Rodzilla’s return

Dennis Rodman’s unexpected return to the world of professional wrestling with AEW has a lot of mixed reactions from the fans and we have picked some of the most entertaining ones just for you!


The shock and surprise in this fan’s reaction mirror the sentiment of many upon hearing the news of Rodman’s comeback. It’s a moment that’s left fans in awe.

Another user said, “He’s 62 and moves like it. This is sad.” Many fans are concerned about Rodman as wrestling is a very physically demanding sport. He is 62 now and it is important to consider the toll the sport takes on the body.


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One of the comments said, “RODZILLA 🦖” This fan seems excited and ready to embrace Rodman’s wrestling persona, playfully dubbing him ‘RODZILLA’. It’s a nod to Rodman’s larger-than-life personality and his potential impact in the AEW ring.

One user said, “Unofficial WCW Hall of Famer Rodman.” Dennis Rodman’s previous wrestling stints, particularly with WCW (World Championship Wrestling), have earned him a unique place in wrestling history. This fan humorously acknowledges his status.

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Another comment read, “Dennis with the crocs lol 😂” Dennis Rodman always has some of the most eccentric fashion choices, including his trademark colorful hair and unconventional outfits. This fan’s lighthearted comment focuses on Rodman’s choice of footwear, adding a touch of humor to the conversation.

These fan reactions capture the range of emotions and opinions surrounding Rodman’s AEW debut. While most fans are excited to see how Rodman brings his personal touch to the AEW, others are concerned about his health as Rodman is 62 and wrestling is a very physically demanding sport.


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Nischal Bahuguna


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Nischal Bahuguna is an NBA author at EssentiallySports, with a deep passion for sports and writing. He is an NBA enthusiast and a seasoned basketball player. With over two years of professional writing experience, Nischal seamlessly blends his interests and skills to excel in his craft.
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Aayush Kapoor