Cody Rhodes Discusses Breaking In; Spending A Year Driving John Cena Around

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The Toldeo Free Press has a new article online featuring quotes from WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes. Below are the highlights:

“When we weren’t at [training], we were at somebody’s apartment, watching WWE 24/7. And when we weren’t there, we were eating, and I was learning about diet and training — that was something I never had any access to. My dad was not a body guy. And in this day and age, when a company has evolved to where a lot of the specimens you see on TV are carved from stone, that was all new to me.”

“I spent a year driving Cena around when I was on the Raw brand,” Rhodes said. “The goal was to learn a lot about him, what he does in the ring, how he has gotten where he has gotten, but also to learn a lot about merchandising and marketing, pretty much all the things he does. And I’d say I learned a great deal on what it takes outside of the ring. He’s noted as being one of the most hard-working people in entertainment, and he is. If you want his job, you have to work as hard as he does. And it is much easier said than done.”

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  • pjhoover

    That's why CR will be successful.

    • Anand

      He is one of WWE's fastest rising young stars and is in-line to a WWE or WHC title run by 2012 or at most 2013…

    • Tiago

      correction: that's why CR is successful, i mean Cristiano Ronaldo ahah.

  • Dave Barton

    *sigh* Its things like this that make me wish I could like Cena the wrestler, because Cena the person seems like such a genuinely decent guy.

  • J-Dub

    Big Props to a guy looking to get ahead and doing what it takes. Smart!

  • Bruno

    Cody Rhodes is a guaranteed world champion.

    • MonsterMike42

      Don't say that. Remember Drew McIntyre?

      • Jean

        Drew was a joke from the beginning. Sure he got a few pushes, but Cody has already beyond succeeded what Drew only wishes he had. Cody will definitely be a WWE Champion, and soon.

      • bruno

        Drew Mcintyre is not the son of a hall of famer like cody. Cody Rhodes is following Randy Orton's footsteps and will one day be one of the top dogs in the company like orton is

      • Anand

        I dont think we can compare Cody and Drew. Cody has been far more consistent than Drew. Anyways, WWE too seems to have dropped the ball on Drew.

  • Hunter

    He’s great and you can tell he’s worked his ass off to improve the last couple of years.

  • Chris

    Cody's Dad, not a body guy?? Really?? 😉 ;).

  • owolola adebola

    I notice humility and honesty in CR. Honestly, i never love CR as a wrestler.
    Now i could see sincerity in a young man struggling to excel.He would surely go places.Keep it up boy.