Cody Rhodes cuts an emotional promo to his brother Dustin at AEW Double or Nothing


Cody Rhodes and his brother Dustin Rhodes had an awesome match last night at All Elite Wrestling's (AEW) first pay-per-view event, Double or Nothing, in Las Vegas.

Double or Nothing event has kicked off the AEW promotion to a strong start as they look to be an alternative to WWE programming. Some believe they could even get big enough to replicate the Monday Night Wars between WCW and WWF in the 1990s.

In a match that was to kill the Attitude Era, Cody defeated his brother Dustin in a bloody battle, but The American Nightmare wasn't done once the bell to end the match had rung.

Instead, he grabbed a mic and delivered an emotional promo to his beaten brother, who was sitting in the corner of the ring covered in blood. His promo didn't leave a dry eye in the house.

Cody told Dustin that he doesn't get to retire here because he's going to be tag-teaming with himself against The Young Bucks at AEW Fight for the Fallen on July 13 in Jacksonville.

Cody went on to say to Dustin: "I don't need a partner... I don't need a friend... I need my older brother!" which caused the fans in Las Vegas to cheer.

In truth, there probably wasn't a dry eye in the house after this emotional promo.

Many fans thought Dustin's match vs Cody would be his last before he retires from wrestling for good, but that appears to not be the case.

Dustin even said during interviews after Double or Nothing that he was in the process of taking his boots off and leaving them in the middle of the ring before his brother picked up the mic for his promo.


Now it looks like he will be stepping into the ring for a match one final time alongside his brother against Matt and Nick Jackson of The Young Bucks at Fight for the Fallen in just under two months time.

While this will be Dustin's next and likely last match, both Cody and The Young Bucks will have matches before Fight for the Fallen at Fyter Fest pay-per-view.

At that show, Cody will have a singles match vs Darby Allin, while Matt and Nick will team up with Kenny Omega as The Elite in a six-man tag team match vs Pac and The Lucha Bros.

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