Current Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns have beaten everybody in the locker room during his ongoing reign as world champion. Out of the few possible options left with WWE to dethrone the Tribal Chief, Cody is certainly a top bet. On the latest episode of SmackTalk, Dutch Mantell opined that Cody would be the perfect man to beat Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 39.
WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes has not been featured in the company’s programming since being ruled out of action after his match with Seth Rollins at Hell in A Cell. He suffered a torn pectoral muscle in the build-up to the bout.
“These are touching vignettes they’re doing on him. He’s got Dusty in there, he got hurt. So he’s not just winning, he’s winning for everybody else. He is what you call a white meat babyface and they could really get some heat on him. I think Cody’s worked his b*tt off. I had fear first when I heard he was coming, that was with the old regime. He would hit it hot for a month and all of a sudden it would just tell off. Getting hurt probably did him a favor.”
Bray Wyatt may not wish to work with Roman Reigns
That is what Wrestling Observer Radio’s Dave Meltzer said when discussing Bray Wyatt’s potential feuds in the future, which included Roman Reigns:
“Everybody who works with Bray Wyatt, very few of them come out looking better Do they go with him and Roman? I could see Roman wanting nothing to do with this guy. If it’s not being built for Roman, then he’s got a limit to how far he can go, if Roman doesn’t agree to work with him. Obviously, Roman’s in a completely different place right now with Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn.”
Reigns is currently feuding with Owens, which could lead to an eventual betrayal of Zayn and a massive babyface push for the former NXT Champion if creative wishes so. Wyatt, meanwhile, is feuding with LA Knight, and Meltzer might not be wrong in that Reigns and Wyatt may not face off anytime soon, knowing how difficult it has been to come out looking better in a storyline with the latter.
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