Cody Rhodes shocked the wrestling world when he announced his departure from All Elite Wrestling. The American Nightmare had been with Tony Khan’s promotion since day one and was instrumental in laying the groundwork for it to grow.

Cody Rhodes left AEW and made his triumphant return to WWE at WrestleMania 38. The Grandson of a Plumber put on a clinic against Seth “Freakin” Rollins on the show of shows.

His extraordinary return was recognized in a big way as Cody was named the winner of the ESPY Award in the ‘Best WWE Moment’ category on Wednesday. Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Undertaker, Big E, and Bobby Lashley were also among the nominees.

Cody is currently recovering from the nasty pec injury he sustained hours before his Hell in a Cell match against Seth Rollins. The Monday Night Messiah said he had no clue about the extent of Cody’s injuries until he saw them with his own eyes.

Cody is advertised to appear on an episode of Raw in August. We’ll have to wait and see if The American Nightmare manages to shock the wrestling world once more. Keep reading Thirsty for more.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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