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Cody Rhodes is a former WWE Intercontinental champion and now one Love & relationships Cody Rhodes will appear for Fight Forever Wrestling this week Ronda Rousey vs Charlotte Flair 6/25 Brock Lesnar vs Daniel Bryan . whose brother has wrestled as Goldust for much of the last 20 years. He previously worked in WWE under the ring names Cody Rhodes and later Along with Goldust, he also won the Tag Team of the Year Slammy Award. .. This storyline was put in place to give Runnels time off for his marriage and Royal Rumble, which ended in a no contest after Brock Lesnar attacked them both. Dustin Rhodes Dustin Runnels Dusty Rhodes Jr. Black Reign Goldust . under the Goldust attire, as Jonathan Coachman enlisted him and Vader to attack Batista. . were attempting to break up a brawl between Brock Lesnar and John Cena. Years after the divorce, they were able to have a "better relationship" for the.
In the summer and fall of that year, he joined other wrestlers in their conflict with The Hart Foundationfeuding in particular with Brian Pillmanto whom he lost the services of Marlena for thirty days. Just before the thirty days were up, Pillman died of heart disease hours before the Badd Blood event on October 5, In NovemberGoldust split with Marlena and refused to cooperate with his Survivor Series teammates, which once again turned him into a heel.
He began mimicking celebrities and fellow wrestlers with characters such as " Chynadust ", " Dust Lovedust ", " Dustydust ", " Hunterdust ", " Flashdust ", " Marilyn Mansondust ", " Sabledust ", and " Vaderdust " in early Now going by his real name, Dustin Runnels began speaking out mostly in taped vignettes on the increasingly edgy WWF product and promoting alternatives to watching the show such as reading the Bible.
While the return of Christ was clearly implied, Runnels was in fact referencing the return of the Goldust gimmick, which he reprised in October against Val Venis and then in Novemberhe began feuding with Jeff Jarrett over the attention of his manager, Debra. In earlyGoldust feuded with Al Snowupon stealing Head, Snow's mascot, and The Blue Meaniewho had recently renamed himself "Bluedust" and adopted many of Goldust's mannerisms.
After Goldust defeated Meanie at St. Valentine's Day MassacreMeanie became Goldust's apprentice. In the same time period, Goldust won the Intercontinental Championship again from Road Dogg and then lost it to The Godfather two weeks later.
He would team up with Blue Meanie having a few matches against the Hardy Boyz until Goldust left the company in May Second return to WCW[ edit ] The American Nightmare — [ edit ] Runnels returned to World Championship Wrestling infilming several vignettes for a fantastical, face-painted character named Seven. These vignettes contained ominous footage of Rhodes in full makeup standing outside a child's bedroom window.
The gimmick was reported to have been based on "The Strangers" from the film noir Dark City. The character was dropped after Turner Standards and Practices expressed concern that this gimmick could be misinterpreted as a child abductor.
Upon returning to WCW television, Rhodes removed his costume and delivered a worked shoot in which he mocked unrealistic gimmicks as well as his time as Goldust in the WWF. After turning heel upon his return, Runnels began wrestling as "The American Nightmare" Dustin Rhodes, with his nickname a reference to his father's nickname, "The American Dream".
Rhodes feuded with Jeff Jarrett before feuding with Terry Funk. Promos immediately began airing on WWF television advertising the return of Goldust. On January 20,he officially returned by taking part in the Royal Rumblereprising his Goldust character. Shortly after returning, promos began airing for a few weeks of Goldust saying that there was a certain wrestler whose "star was shining brighter" than he would like. He eventually revealed the person he was talking about was Rob Van Dam by attacking him on Rawturning heel in the process.
Van Dam defeated him in a singles match at No Way Out. After the loss, he moved on to the hardcore division, where he won the Hardcore Championship on nine occasions.Brock Lesnar attacks Goldust and Cody Rhodes in Raw ᴴᴰ
The duo engaged in numerous comedic vignettes, on one occasion hosting a segment titled Booker T and Goldust at the Movies and delivering reviews of The Scorpion Kinga film starring The Rock. Following the dissolution of the tag team, Goldust contracted a stutter and Tourette's -like symptoms, upon receiving a shock from a Round Tube during an attack at the hands of Batista and Randy Orton.
Goldust appeared in character on the Howard Stern Show in March In fallBooker T began receiving mysterious, haunting messages for a few weeks from somebody.
The messages only said "I remember". It was rumored that the messages would be from Goldust, which would have begun a feud between the two. Suddenly, the angle was never mentioned again on television and the company announced on their web site that they would not be renewing Rhodes' contract.
WWE allowed his contract to expire in December Independent circuit — [ edit ] Rhodes signing autographs, without his face paint In-between his various stints with WWE and TNA, Runnels competed on the independent circuit, first appearing for his father's promotion, Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling. Runnels did not appear on the independent circuit for the rest of and much ofuntil the first WrestleReunionteaming with his father and Mike Graham against Abdullah the ButcherKevin Sullivanand CM Punk.
After returning to his fourth stint with WWE, Runnels once again disappeared from the indies, but made a special appearance with Jerry Lawler 's Memphis Wrestling on March 3,as Goldust, in a match against Lawler, which he lost after Lawler hit him with a steel chain.
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Runnels was released from his fourth stint with WWE on June Runnels was a member of Sgt. Team Slaughter won the bout. Runnels' final appearance with UWF was on September 22,where he and Abyss were on the losing end of a tag team bout against D'Lo Brown and a local football coach.
In JanuaryGoldust took part in the Royal Rumble match and was assigned once again to the Raw brand until he was released from his WWE contract on June 14, for no-showing an appearance. TNA presented the interview as being an emotional breakdown on the part of Rhodes. At Genesis, Reign's new partner, Rellik which is "Killer" spelled backwardsmade his debut after attacking Abyss.
His interview was interrupted by the furious Kaz. Reign and his partner Rellik then began feuding with Eric Young and his new superhero gimmick Super Eric.
After three months of not showing up on television, Black Reign's profile was removed from the TNA roster page and he was released from his TNA contract. After Honky Tonk Man was chosen and won via disqualification, Goldust and Piper entered the ring and the three candidates fought Marella, afterwards celebrating together in the ring.
The duos exchanged victories in singles and tag team competition      until the feud came to an end on the February 9 episode of ECW, when Goldust and Tatsu defeated Barreta and Croft in a match to determine the number one contenders to the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship.
On the October 4 episode of Raw, Goldust was revealed as the mystery stalker, but the messages were not directed to Maryse, but at DiBiase's Million Dollar Championshipwhich he then took.
Immediately afterwards Aksana slapped Goldust and walked out on him.
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On the April 11, episode of Raw, he was seen without makeup hugging Edge after his retirement speech. On July 11, Runnels began working backstage as a producer. After an amateur wrestling career that resulted in becoming a two-time Georgia state champion, he followed his father and older brother's footsteps into the professional ranks and joined WWE.
Runnels left WWE in May Early life Runnels was born in Marietta, Georgia. He had a successful high school wrestling career, attending Lassiter High School. Orton followed this up by kicking Rhodes' father in the head, similar to how he had in storyline nearly ended the careers of both Shawn Michaels and Rob Van Dam.
The Legacy professional wrestling After holding the championship for just over a month, they dropped it to John Cena and Batista on the August 4, edition of Raw. Rhodes was caught by the referee, resulting in a disqualification for Orton, who attacked Rhodes and DiBiase, who had tried to help Rhodes, after the match. DiBiase hit Orton with the pipe and eliminated him from the match. Intercontinental Champion — On January 21,Rhodes faced Rey Mysterio in a match, during which Mysterio hit Rhodes in the face with his exposed knee brace and legitimately broke Rhodes' nose,   which led to Rhodes declaring he was no longer dashing and had required facial reconstructive surgery.
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Upon his return, he wore a clear protective mask over his face, and colluded with his father to attack Mysterio and remove Mysterio's mask on the February 25 SmackDown. Rhodes demanded the audience to put on the paper bags on their heads to cover their ugliness and imperfections, because they offended him.
The following week, Rhodes attacked DiBiase after the latter lost a singles match to Orton, ending their alliance and resulting in an Intercontinental Championship match between the two at Night of Championswhich Rhodes won. At the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view on October 2, Rhodes debuted a new design for the Intercontinental Championship, which included a white strap and plates identical to the title's classic s design, before successfully defending it against John Morrison.
However, Sin Cara got the better of Rhodes twice in singles and tag team matches. Tables, Ladders and Chairs. Later that night, Rhodes participated in the Rumble match and lasted for twenty seven minutes the fourth longest of the matcheliminating four men including his half-brother Goldustbefore being eliminated by the eventual winner John Cena.
On August 18 at SummerSlamnow no longer sporting a mustache, Rhodes defeated Sandow in a singles match,  and did so again the following night on Raw. Cody Rhodes and Goldust On the September 2 Raw, as punishment for speaking out against Chief Operating Officer Triple H's authoritarian rule, Rhodes was forced to put his job on the line when he faced WWE Champion Randy Orton in a non-title match; it was also mentioned that Rhodes was soon to be married Rhodes lost and was duly "fired".
It was also put in place to put in the impending return of his half-brother Dustin Runnels, who is more well known as Goldust. Over the next few weeks, his brother Goldust also lost to Orton with Cody's reinstatement on the line, while his father Dusty Rhodes was knocked out by Big Show while pleading for his sons to get their jobs back. Tables, Ladders and Chairs He and Goldust also entered the Rumble match itself. Goldust accidentally eliminated Rhodes right before Roman Reigns eliminated him.