All Elite Wrestling Executive Vice President Cody Rhodes was recently interviewed on The Apter Chat on a number of topics. Some including the preparations and busy week they will be having as they get ready for AEW All Out as well as the company’s first-ever show on TNT.
Cody Rhodes was first asked on the possibility of Arrow Star Stephen Amell working for AEW somewhere down the line. Stephen Amell is someone who is very close friends to the members of The Elite and he has also had some experience in working with them in the ring.
This is what Cody Rhodes said: “They’ve just done a great job [with Arrow], and Stephen, you know, he’s a wrestler at this point. That’s what we say.” “He’s had a few matches and earned the respect of a rather critical fanbase: the wrestling one. I’m just glad I get to see him go out [in the show] on such a high note. I can’t wait to see what he does next.”
“I get the impression that his lovely wife is not super excited about him mixing it up in the ring again, and I’ve got to say that I fully understand that.” “But I think he’d always be safe in terms of doing something with his “The Elite” brethren, if that makes any sense. I think there’s definitely one more in the tank for Stephen when it comes to wrestling, and I’m not going to let him wrestle anywhere else. He’s kind of involved, he’s part of the fabrics.”
Cody Rhodes then talked about AEW’s upcoming All Out PPV Event and how busy they will be in preparing for it.
This is what Cody Rhodes said: “It sounds like I’m going to be [in Chicago] for the whole week because I’ll be there Thursday at the one-hour tees storefront, I’ll be at Starrcast Thursday evening, I’ll be at All Out on Saturday, at the Sears Centre: the place where it all began, and then I’ll finish with Starrcast on Sunday.” “I’m just happy that it’s become another destination… the fact that we get to go do this again, and it sounds like maybe we’ll be able to do it again, and again, and again. That speaks to the fan base and the hunger that’s existed, and it’s been underneath the surface and it finally bursts through. All Out is the perfect jumping-off point for All Elite Wrestling.”
Cody Rhodes then talked about his legendary Hall Of Famer father, “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, and what he would think about the sudden rise and success of All Elite Wrestling.
This is what Cody Rhodes said: “I think a lot though about what I would tell him if I had a few minutes to say, like, ‘Hey, look at all this stuff that’s happened since 2015.’ And I think it’s so much [stuff] that I wouldn’t even be able to catch him up in any way.” “I knew he was a big fan of all things wrestling and not always the things that his generation were fans of. He had kind of an eye for the sizzle – not kind of an eye, a big eye. And yeah, I think this may be a rare time when Dusty would have been, dare I say, speechless over something going on.”
You can check out Cody Rhodes’ full comments in the video below: