Cody Rhodes

He was born on 30 June 1985 as Cody Garret Runnels. He took up his ring name, Cody Rhodes since his television debut on WWE on 16 July 2007. He had been wrestling professionally since the previous year. While with WWE, His first championship title was the World Tag Team Championship in coalition with Hardcore Holly.

Cody Rhodes retained and defended the same for 6 months. But in 2008, he formed a secret alliance with Ted DiBiase and switched sides by dropping Hardcore Holly and went on to become The World Tag Team Champion for the second time with DiBiase. Both of them formed another new alliance with Randy Orton in January 2009, better known as The Legacy.

In April 2010 Cody Rhodes moved to the Smackdown brand and won the Tag Team Championship in September, as a part of the supplemental drift. His first ever maiden championship in WWE was The Intercontinental Championship, though he lost it in wrestle mania 28 t big show however only to reclaim it a month later at Extreme Rules. With that he became one of the longest reigning Intercontinental Champions of his time. Though three weeks later he was back to square one after being defeated in over the limit. Since then he has been fumbling in both the mid-card as well as the tag team versions.

On 2012 he returned with the vow to become the next champions. Along with Damien Sandow he formed the Rhodes Scholars, they attacked the Tag Team Champions, Team Hell No. they defeated Santino Marella and Zach Ryder on the 8 October episode of RAW to make it to the finals of the tournament.

On 22 October 2012the Rhodes scholars defeated Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara to become the undisputed leading contenders for the Tag Team Championship. They earned a rematch to the Tag Championship Finals by defeating Team Hell No on 7 January 2013 and on the day of the rematch team Rhodes once again failed to claim the champion’s title.

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