Cody Rhodes is one of the mainstays of AEW television and an integral part of the company behind the scenes as well. Rhodes has certainly honed his craft over the years in numerous ways. It seems Cody Rhodes opened up about his current character in AEW.

For the past few months, Cody Rhodes has been on the receiving end of a lot of hate from fans. Fans showered boos on him during every appearance and called fir ohm to turn heel.

Fans simply couldn’t stand Cody Rhodes after he won the TNT Championship from Sammy Guevara during the Christmas edition of AEW Rampage. Fans continue to voice their disdain towards Cody Rhodes as well.

While speaking with Barstool Wrestling, Cody Rhodes talked about his current character in AEW. Rhodes made it clear that he only cares about winning in the company instead of being a babyface or heel.


I think the shirt really sums it all up. I don’t have to be a babyface. I don’t have to be a heel. I just want to be a winner. I sincerely do. That’s the type of stuff I grew up on. In my household, we’re [New York] Yankees fans. Diehard Yankees fan.

No, it’s wrestling no matter how you look at it. Whether you are so immersed in the suspension of disbelief or you are somebody who covers it from just the behind-the-scenes aspect [of] wrestling. The winning guys make the most money. The winning guys get the most opportunities. That is a real thing.”

Cody Rhodes is currently isolating himself after being exposed to COVID-19, which is why he couldn’t compete against Sammy Guevara at the Battle Of The Belts event last week. We will have to wait and see when Rhodes will make his return to AEW television.

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