Cody Rhodes Reveals ‘Low Point’ Of The Rock & Roman Reigns WrestleMania Issues

Cody Rhodes Reveals ‘Low Point’ Of The Rock & Roman Reigns WrestleMania Issues WWE

In the run-up to WrestleMania 40, it was revealed that there were plans for The Rock vs Roman Reigns for Undisputed WWE Universal Championship.

Ahead of the February 8 WWE WrestleMania 40 Kickoff event, it was reported that Reigns vs The Rock was expected to be announced in Las Vegas.

The rationale was, reportedly, that it would create “positive momentum” for the company with Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel and WWE President Nick Khan backing the idea.

Cody Rhodes revealed his feelings when he found out about the plan during an appearance on Busted Open Radio, saying:

“One thing that might be revealed in the documentary and might put things in a different perspective for people is I find out about the possibility of The Rock vs. Roman Reigns the day of the Royal Rumble.

“I had to leave that room head up and make sure no one knew what could possibly happen and probably one of the more difficult days I’ve ever had in the wrestling business.

“But also, how could you complain when you’re winning the Royal Rumble. When you’re pointing at the sign [and] over 20,000 people in Tampa. It was such a high, such a low.”

Speaking further on the events that led to WrestleMania 40 in April 2024, including a bus fire, Rhodes went on to say:

“I’ll say this about the month leading up to WrestleMania 40. You try to create these ideal situations for yourself as an athlete…I just couldn’t catch a break when it came to the ideal circumstance.

“I was just talking to Brandi about this this morning but my bus a few days before WrestleMania becomes a giant fireball out in the parking lot. Had to bring in a new bus for me. I’m sleeping in a bunk that was for a band…I was not gonna be presented with the ideal circumstances.

“I had given into that and conceded that before WrestleMania because I just had this feeling, even all the way back to the Royal Rumble. I had this feeling that it was gonna work out.”

The WrestleMania 40 documentary is still in production, with previous suggestions that The Rock needs to give final approval being disputed by Rock’s writer Brian Gewirtz..

Gewirtz has previously been critical of Rhodes over his reaction to The Rock on the February 1 episode of SmackDown.

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