Cody Rhodes is one of the top stars in the company and has been one of the mainstays of AEW television since day one. He is also the EVP of the company and ensures the product is as good as it can be. It seems Jim Cornette was not a fan of Cody Rhodes’ recent match.

As seen on last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite, Cody Rhodes squared off against Andrade El Idolo in an Atlanta Street Fight. In the final moments of the match, Cody Rhodes superplexed Andrade onto a flaming table.

This allowed Cody Rhodes to pick up the win and essentially end his feud with Andrade El Idolo. Rhodes took the brunt of the bump as he went through the flaming table while Andrade missed it.

While speaking on the Jim Cornette Experience, Jim Cornette brutally ripped Cody Rhodes and Andrade El Idolo’s match on AEW Dynamite, stating that it was simply garbage wrestling.


“When you go to a barn or a manure field to watch the garbage deathmatch wrestling, you see two fat, bald guys in sweatpants railing on each other with light tubes and setting each other on fire, you expect to see that. All hundred fat, bald guys who paid to be there expect it too. However, on national television and not even just a national cable network, but a Turner network, you expect professional wrestling by professionals, not garbage deathmatch wrestling. There really needs to be a higher standard here.

And we can laugh and joke about the people booing Cody. No matter what he does, he could cure cancer or save kittens from burning buildings, I agree that is funny, yes, but all this match on a real television network does besides encouraging the aspiring fat f*** deathmatch wrestlers, is to make wrestling and everybody in it as individuals look like incompetent morons. How do two supposed professionals do something like this that both, makes wrestling look obviously phony and at the same time hurts them worse than if they had had a real match and nobody cared. And the rating was down anyway.”

Gruesome images of Cody Rhodes’ scorched back were already shown recently after the conclusion of AEW Dynamite. Mick shared his expert opinion of Cody Rhodes’ flaming table spot as well. It remains to be seen what is next in store for The American Nightmare.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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