Cody Rhodes had fun when he worked for NJPW – WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes made his emphatic return to WWE at WrestleMania 38. Since then he has been in superb form and has now won the 2023 men’s rumble match. He will be facing Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 39 in a bid to become world champion for the first time.
Cody first left WWE in the year 2016. After that, he has gone on to fight in several wrestling promotions including TNA, NJPW, and AEW. In a recent Impaulsive podcast, Cody explained that he played the Shane McMahon money theme a lot during his run at NJPW. He said that he knew that he was going to get a large sum of money in AEW and used to listen to McMahon’s theme on repeat for being able to achieve that feat.
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“It’s not really a Shane McMahon story, but the excursion I went on. When I plugged back in, not only just WWE, but when we were starting the other promotion [AEW], the money was large. I had been away from the large money for a while. I was in Tokyo Dome hotel getting ready to do this big show, Wrestle Kingdom for New Japan. I knew in a few weeks, it was going to go down. We were going to announce it to the world and we were going to be on an actual real network.”
“This is happening. Shane’s music is ‘Here Comes The Money.’ Every time I get on the elevator with other guys in the group with me, I would play that music. There were all these other wrestlers who would [turns his head]. We were the enemy. We were leaving, they didn’t know why. I just played it to the point where, now I can’t see Shane and not be like, ‘I ruined your song by playing it everywhere.”
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