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Brandi Rhodes: Will she be at WWE SummerSlam 2023 event alongside Cody Rhodes?

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While the wrestling world buzzes with anticipation for the upcoming SummerSlam event, where Cody Rhodes is set to challenge Brock Lesnar, Brandi Rhodes, Cody’s wife, has plans of her own.

However, her plans don’t involve stepping into the ring. Instead, she will be participating in a charity event in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan.

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Brandi Rhodes: Signing for a Cause

Brandi Rhodes announced on Twitter that she will be at Detroit’s Huntington Place during the SummerSlam weekend, not for the wrestling festivities, but for a charity signing.

The event is on behalf of the Dusty Rhodes Foundation, named after Cody’s late father and wrestling legend, Dusty Rhodes. The proceeds from the signing will go towards a local youth sports club in Detroit.

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A Personal Touch

This isn’t the first time Brandi has used her platform for charitable causes. She held a similar fundraiser during WrestleMania weekend at WrestleCon.

However, the upcoming event in Detroit holds a more personal significance for Brandi, as it takes place in her hometown. Her announcement on Twitter expressed her excitement about the event and her eagerness to give back to her community.

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AEW to WWE: Brandi’s Journey

Despite playing a significant role on AEW TV during her and Cody’s three-year stint in the company, Brandi has not yet taken up a role in WWE since her AEW exit.

She was seen in the crowd at WrestleMania 39 prior to Cody’s main event match with Roman Reigns but has not appeared on TV alongside her husband. This hasn’t stopped fans from hoping to see the former ‘First Lady of AEW’ by her husband’s side on WWE TV.

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Cody’s Challenge to Brock Lesnar

While Brandi is busy with her charity work, Cody Rhodes has officially laid out a challenge to Brock Lesnar for SummerSlam.

This match would round out their trilogy and potentially end their three-month-long feud. Cody is on a path to carve out his legacy and achieve what no one in his family has done before – becoming the WWE Undisputed Universal Champion.

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