WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes may have a new challenger in the form of Hollywood star Stephen Amell.
Arrow Star made his professional wrestling debut at SummerSlam in 2015 when he teamed with Neville (Pac in AEW) to defeat King Barrett and Stardust (Cody Rhodes). Amell later competed in two matches outside of WWE. He defeated Flip Gordon, Scorpio Sky and The Addiction in Ring of Honor when he joined forces with Rhodes, Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks.
His last bout came at All In 2018 where he lost to Christopher Daniels.
During a recent interview with Nbd al emarat news, Amell listed the wrestlers he would be interested in facing should he return to the ring. For season two HeelsAmell said he wants to work with either WWE or AEW.
“I think what I’m going to try to do is… I’m going to try to do something with WWE or AEW around the start of season two. [of The Heels]. We’ll see. Whatever it is.” [H/T WrestlingInc]
Additionally, when asked about wrestlers he would like to wrestle, he mentioned the likes of The American Nightmare and AJ Styles. Arrow star also mentioned AEW star Darby Allin.
“Cody Rhodes. AJ Styles, that could be good. Darby Allin, I really like Darby Allin.”
For Heels season two, there are rumors that Jordynne Grace, Serena Deeb and other actresses have already started filming.
Heels is a drama series that focuses on Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig’s characters as they compete for their late father’s wrestling promotion in Georgia. The first season of the show featured CM Punk.
Cody Rhodes revealed his reason for leaving AEW and joining WWE
The American Nightmare recently explained the real reason behind his departure from AEW in the early months of 2022 as he re-signed with WWE. At WrestleMania, he returned and won an unforgettable match against Seth Rollins.
After being asked on Twitter why he left the previous promotion, the former TNT champion stated that his departure had nothing to do with Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks. He added that he only wanted to go “big”.
“I didn’t leave because of the Bucks/Kenny. I’m forever tied to those men because of what we created and I remain very proud of it, and I didn’t leave because of/or having issues with Punk. We have No money, no booking, just a personal matter and my desire to go big,” wrote Cody Rhodes.
Since his return to WWE, Rhodes has made it clear that he wants to win the WWE title to fulfill the unfulfilled legacy of his father, Dusty Rhodes. However, the former AEW star is currently sidelined with a pectoral injury. He last fought in the ring in a successful Hell in Cell match against Seth Rollins.
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