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Cody Rhodes Sets All-Time WWE WrestleMania Record

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Cody Rhodes establishes a new milestone by setting an all-time WWE WrestleMania record for merchandise sales.

Key Takeaways

  • At WrestleMania 40, Cody Rhodes ended Roman Reigns’ 1316-day reign to become the Undisputed WWE Champion.
  • WrestleMania 40 was promoted as the start of a new era, dubbed “the biggest WrestleMania of all time”.
  • Rhodes sold $1 million in merchandise during the WrestleMania weekend, surpassing previous records.
  • This achievement was confirmed via an internal WWE memo as reported by Fightful Select.
  • Rhodes has recently re-signed with WWE, securing his position in the company past the age of 40.
  • He hinted at offering an unlikely star a chance at the Undisputed WWE Championship.

Why It Matters

This achievement not only underscores Cody Rhodes’ popularity and marketability but also signals a promising era for WWE, potentially shaping future promotional strategies and talent management. The record-breaking merchandise sales highlight the financial impact of top stars and their ability to draw audiences, both live and online.

Looking Ahead

With Rhodes’ reign as the Undisputed WWE Champion just beginning and his commitment to WWE confirmed, the wrestling world is keenly watching what this new era under his championship will bring. His open challenge to an unlikely star further adds intrigue to his title reign, promising exciting developments in the wrestling narrative.

What are your thoughts on Cody Rhodes’ historic achievement? Do you think this signals a bigger shift in WWE’s direction? Share your views in the comments below.

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