It’s a moment that has been etched in the minds of wrestling fans worldwide: Cody Rhodes‘ unexpected loss to Roman Reigns at WWE WrestleMania 39.
This decision, which saw Reigns retain the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship, has been a hot topic of discussion ever since.
The Aftermath of WWE WrestleMania 39
Post that iconic match, Roman Reigns continued to dominate the wrestling scene with The Bloodline storyline, alongside The Usos.
On the other hand, Cody Rhodes shifted his focus and entered into a feud with the formidable Brock Lesnar.
WWE’s Stance on the Decision
Despite the uproar and debates among fans and critics, WWE officials remain unwavering in their decision. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the officials are firm in their belief.
They see the growth and progression of storylines as evidence that their choice was justified. Meltzer mentioned, “Those in WWE are strong on the idea that growth is proof that the decision not to put the title on Rhodes at that time was the right one, and in theory, someday they will.”
The Future for Cody Rhodes
While the decision might have been controversial, it’s evident that WWE has plans for Cody Rhodes. The mere fact that they’ve paired him with a powerhouse like Brock Lesnar post-WrestleMania indicates that there are bigger things in store for him.
The wrestling world will be keenly watching his journey, and it wouldn’t be a surprise if he gets another shot at the title in the near future.