The decision by WWE to have Roman Reigns defend the Undisputed WWE Universal Title against Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 39 has Dutch Mantell’s full approval. As Cody came close to a historic victory, the fight had spectators on the verge of their seats.
However, Solo Sikoa’s strategic meddling ensured the continuation of Reigns’ tyranny. The expectation for this compelling feud is strong as Cody now thrives as a big face on RAW and rumors imply a WrestleMania 40 rematch.
The passionate desire of fans for Cody to win at WrestleMania 39 and unseat Roman Reigns as the title was highlighted by Dutch Mantell. Mantell, though, provided a wise perspective, arguing that despite the commotion, Cody may not have been entirely ready for such a significant triumph.
Mantell emphasized the value of timing and experience in the turbulent realm of professional wrestling by drawing a comparison to Dusty Rhodes, Cody Rhodes’s father, who pursued the top title in the NWA with tenacity.
Dutch said; “So many are saying he [Cody Rhodes] should have [won] last time against Cody, and I’m saying, should he? Or just because you wanted him to because you wanted that feel-good moment. Dusty didn’t win it in his first year. He won in the second year. He went through all these trials and tribulations to get there,” an article from sportskeeda.com mentioned.
Roman Reigns versus The Rock
Mantell talked about The Rock’s upcoming WWE comeback and its potential effects on the dynamic between Roman Reigns and Cody Rhodes in a recent Smack Talk broadcast. Mantell emphasized that Rhodes must win if they square off again for him to keep his reputation.
The seasoned wrestling legend, however, put forward a more exciting scenario: a revived feud in which The Rock faced off against the Tribal Chief for the championship. Fans are excited for an electric confrontation in the WWE arena as a result of this new scenario.
Mantell said; “Well, if you put Cody Rhodes in against Roman, he’s already lost one time. You’d have to switch the title then, you’d have to. By that time, Cody, he’d be deader than 6 o’clock. If you put The Rock in there, a single match is easier to book than a return because you’re not basing it on anything. If I was booking, I would book Rock and the man, the Head of The Bloodline together. So you’re not doing the same thing as before. It’s brand new to the people and I don’t think they’d be able to call it,” an article from sportskeeda.com mentioned.