cody rhodes

Last year Cody Rhodes decided to part ways with WWE after a decade with the company, and now he’s out traveling the world and doing things his way. Cody has been working hard to prove himself, and he’s obviously doing something right, because he’s set to challenge for the ROH World Championship this weekend.

Although Cody has been doing well wrestling on his own terms, there are still quite a few fans that would like to see him return to WWE. Rhodes recently spoke to Channel Guide Magazine, and he says that even though he loves WWE, there’s no incentive for him to return right now.

“Somebody asked me about some of the people who returned to WWE recently like Drew [McIntyre] for example. That was his path and his journey,” Rhodes said. “I don’t want to sound negative but being part of history right now and this new era and new boom. I didn’t get that while in WWE. So currently there is no incentive for me to return to WWE. I’m making more money than I was with WWE. I’ve been in some unbelievable matchups. Two are coming up. I love WWE. Just currently there is no incentive. There are some things I would love to be a part of. I would love to be part of the Dusty tag team tournament. At the same time I don’t think I’m playing a revenge song here. I don’t think I’m ready to move out of the spot of where I’m at.”

When talking about Cody’s WWE career, some fans feel that the former Intercontinental Champion was held back. However, Rhodes says that if the company really want to hold him back then they wouldn’t have granted his request to be released.

“They put me in the position I am in right now,” Rhodes said. “If they had held me back they wouldn’t have granted me my release. They allowed me to go in the wild and do what I’m doing now. My wife [Brandi] didn’t have the best WWE experience, but she always says that she is very thankful for having been there because she met her husband. For me, I met my wife, was in two singles matches at WrestleMania. I even got to rebrand the Intercontinental title. I did it all in the early parts of my career. It’s on record how I feel things should have gone in the end, but I don’t want to live in the past. You got to move forward.”

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