Bray Wyatt’s passing hit the entire pro wrestling world in a huge way. WWE had to re-write SmackDown completely, as segments were nixed, and people were flown in for the show. Cody Rhodes was present, even though he wasn’t originally scheduled, where he paid tribute to Terry Funk during the show, since it was double tribute episode.
Cody Rhodes actually had something else on his schedule for Friday. He was supposed to do a meet & greet at Fiterman Sports, but that did not happen.
Fiterman Sports announced to fans yesterday that Cody Rhodes’ appearance wasn’t happening as planned. Instead, Rhodes’ appearance would be moved to Saturday.
ANNOUNCEMENT: We regret to inform you that Cody Rhodes has been rescheduled to TOMORROW Aug 26th at 10:30am due to the sudden and unfortunate passing of the esteemed WWE superstar Bray Wyatt.
On behalf of Fiterman Sports, WWE, and Cody Rhodes, we offer our sincerest apology.
Cody Rhodes posted on Saturday, in true professional fashion, to let fans know that he is on his way to the signing. He also promised fans that he would still be at the Cape Girardeau live event tonight.
On my way! Hope to get there early and start signing
Thank you for understanding I will still be in Cape Girardeau this evening as well, looking forward to it
We’ll have to see how many fans show up to see Cody Rhodes on this alternative date. It is also possible that Fiterman Sports might get even more traffic today, because they gave fans an extra day to prepare for the signing.
Cody Rhodes might have needed to change his schedule around a bit, but it was totally worth it, so he could pay tribute to Bray Wyatt and Terry Funk. Keep checking back with Ringside News for more.
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