‘s Cody Rhodes spoke with ComicEbook throughout San Diego Comic-Con this previous weekend and spoke about his ongoing restoration after tearing his pec. It was introduced simply earlier than final month’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view that Rhodes had torn his proper pectoral fully off the bone, however would nonetheless be competing towards Seth Rollins inside Hell in a Cell within the present’s essential occasion. Fans had been shocked as he lastly took off his gown as soon as he stepped contained in the ring to point out how purple his chest and arm had been on account of the harm, however he nonetheless managed to battle it out for 25 minutes and beat “The Visionary” on the Allstate Arena.
When requested how he was at present feeling almost two months after the match (and surgical procedure), Rhodes mentioned, “I want to say good, but it’s misleading. It’s not like ACLs or PCLs or anything like that where your life completely changes for a while. After two weeks you feel like you’re normal, but it’s not, it’s just tied to your bone on your arm and you have to let it form. They’re going so slow because they’re afraid I’m going to try and do something. PT is slow. There’s an 80-year-old lady named Betty who does PT with me, and she’ll be ready to wrestle before I’m ready.”
Rhodes then talked in regards to the backstage response to the harm, saying solely a small handful of individuals — most notably Vince McMahon — knew how unhealthy it seemed earlier than the reveal. The manufacturing staff even stopped Rhodes from revealing it backstage, opting as an alternative for everybody to get a glance as soon as he was within the ring.
Last week additionally noticed Rhodes win his first ESPY award after his return to the at WrestleMania 38 was voted Moment of the Year. “The American Nightmare” received by beating different nominations that includes “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Undertaker and John Cena.
“That is by far the best part of the ESPYs (beating those three),” Rhodes mentioned. “Because when I left in 2015, I even remember talking with WWE management about this, one of the craziest moments for me was sitting outside the Scranton Wilks-Barre hotel and the giant ‘Mania bus that still was papered with Rock vs. Cena. And I just remember staring at it and wondering, ‘How over are these guys and how long does this go? How do you get this?’ And I remember just staring at it. So to be in the same category with John… that landslide win was pretty exciting.”