Cody Rhodes & The Young Bucks kicked off 2019 in a huge way when they officially announced All Elite Wrestling, and the follow up pay-per-view to All In, Double or Nothing.
A photo of Rhodes & The Bucks signing their official AEW contracts was recently posted online, and now Cody has released a statement confirmed that he will be the Executive Vice President of the promotion. The statement reads as follows:
“I feel so damn lucky. I believe that more than talent… more than chance… work ethic will guide me where I’d like to go.
To be Executive Vice President for our new venture, and to be flanked by Matt and Nick and a few familiar names sharing that position: this is my dream job.
I can’t think of a time when so many of wrestling’s top free agents all opted out of the road usually traveled and instead wanting to start something new. I am excited to see AEW into existence.
What’s old isn’t new – what’s new is new. Perception isn’t reality – reality is reality. Fans first.”
— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) January 2, 2019
Matt Jackson of The Young Bucks also posted the following:
Thank you for making the decision to do this a no-brainer. We cannot do it without you. #AllEliteWrestling
— The Young Bucks (@MattJackson13) January 1, 2019