QT Marshall has relived what it feels like to be on live television for a legitimate weigh-in and then realising the scales don’t work as happened in the feud between Cody Rhodes and Anthony Ogogo.
The American Nightmare was embroiled in a feud with QT Marshall’s Factory after Marshall, Nick Comoroto, Aaron Solo, and Olympic boxer Anthony Ogogo turned their back on Rhodes’ Nightmare Family.
This led to a memorable feud between Rhodes and Ogogo which culminated in a one-on-one match between the two men at Double Or Nothing. For one night only Cody Rhodes wrestled under his father’s nickname of The American Dream and the stars and stripes were smiling when Rhodes vanquished Ogogo.
Before the match, however, Paul Wight conducted a live weigh-in between the two men on AEW Dynamite, and it soon became apparent that things weren’t going to plan.
“I mean, you know, it’s live TV. The fireworks were going off next door, there was a baseball game and they won. The fireworks were going off as the weigh-in was happening. I had a really nice shirt that represented the UK I thought, a nice bowling shirt, so I was happy about that. Then all of a sudden, obviously in the ring, that moves a little bit. There’s some give, there’s some foam on top of the wood and metal, so the scale wasn’t working with us, or Paul [Wight] I should say.”
“Then I saw Justin Roberts on the side and he said ‘Hey, you know…’ He had a microphone in his hand and he’s like ‘Tony wants you to start talking.’ It was a cluster, but at the same time it was memorable, it was never really done before. It’s always ‘oh it turns into a fight,’ but we just did a real weigh-in, that was it. That was what we told everyone that it’s going to be, it’s going to be a real weigh-in, so we just tried to be different. Whether it’s good or bad, again we are still talking about it now, so that can’t be a bad thing.”
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