Ever since failing to capture the WWE Championship from Roman Reigns in the main event of WrestleMania 39, Cody Rhodes has had a huge problem in the ferocious shape of Brock Lesnar.
On the April 3rd episode of Monday Night Raw, Lesnar brutally attacked Rhodes leaving him battered and broken. The resulting feud between the two has seen them assault one another on a regular basis before meeting in the ring.
Their first clash came in the main event of Backlash, which saw Rhodes expect a decent chunk of revenge on the Beast as he attacked him before the bell with a barrage of weapon-assisted violence. Toward the end of the match, a bloody Lesnar caught the American Nightmare in a kimura, but Rhodes was able to steal a shock pinfall victory.
The win enraged Lesnar who then called out Rhodes for a fight at Night of Champions. In the lead-up to their second outing, the former AEW man was once again subject to severe punishment at the hands of the Beast Incarnate. So violent was the attack it left Rhodes with a broken arm but he demanded the match take place.
Once in Saudi Arabia, the two squared up and after an intense back-and-forth battle, Rhodes passed out from the pain caused by Lesnars submission hold. Now the two warriors are one-a-piece it seems a third and final match is on the cards, and according to reports WWE has a special stipulation in mind.
Is WWE Booking Cody Rhodes vs. Brock Lesnar In A Bullrope Match At SummerSlam?
Writing in this morning’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer stated that Rhodes vs. Lesnar III could be a bullrope match. This kind of match is synonymous with Cody’s father Dusty Rhodes, who competed in multiple bullrope matches throughout his illustrious career.
Lesnar vs. Rhodes III will be one of the SummerSlam main events. There has been a lot of talk about adding a stipulation and one of the ideas is a bullrope match. That is not official and there are multiple other ideas for that match on the table, and no final decision has been made. Right now Lesnar is scheduled to work on the 7/7 Raw in Baltimore, the 7/17 Raw in Atlanta and the 7/31 Raw in Houston
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