It looks like the All Elite Wrestling (AEW) Executive Vice President (EVP) with one name -- Madonna style -- is hinting that he may soon have a full name again in the near future.
AEW EVP Cody recently took to social media to post a video that shows off his new custom weight belt that he will wear as part of his ring attire when AEW Dynamite on TNT kicks off this coming Wednesday night.
One belt stands out more than the others, as it indicates that "The American Nightmare" may soon be able to once again use the "Rhodes" last name for use in AEW.
Cody has not legally been able to use the name since his WWE departure back in 2016.
Cody Rhodes told Sports Illustrated back in 2017 about his feelings regarding the legal issues behind the use of his last name for his pro wrestling career outside of WWE.
"I’ll tell you this, and I’ve not told anyone this, but I don’t mind that WWE took away my last name. Deep down, in my bones, I definitely want it back – and I have plans to get it back – but there is something to being Cody. The longer I don’t have a last name, the more I’m OK with it."
Check out the aforementioned video teasing the return of Cody using the "Cody Rhodes" name by clicking here.
Apparently #Cody will again become #CodyRhodes in #AEW when #AEWDynamite debuts on #AEWOnTNT
It will mark first time @CodyRhodes used name in #wrestling since leaving #WWE in 2017#WATCH #VIDEO where @AEWrestling EVP teases return of #Rhodes name HERE: https://t.co/s0OkWpDNjJ pic.twitter.com/31tPJzAVIK
— Matt Boone (@MattBoone1984) September 28, 2019
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