Cody Rhodes has once again shown why he is beloved by fans around the world after making a heart-warming gesture at a WWE Live Event.
‘The American Nightmare’ is renowned for his caring approach with fans and enhanced that reputation with a remarkably kind action following a bout with Shinsuke Nakamura in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday 4th February.
Rhodes addressed the crowd after securing victory over the villainous Japanese Superstar in a street fight and quickly pointed to the rear of the audience, highlighting a sign being held by a fan stating ”LEGALLY BLIND BUT TRYING TO SEE CODY RHODES”.
The kind-hearted 38 year-old promised the fan he could go one better in a moment that has since been immortalized with a clip that has gone viral on social media.
The former WWE Intercontinental Champion summoned the fan to ringside for a hug, before signing a piece of table used in the evening’s main event for the delighted as a special memento.
The quarterback. The guy. The face.
— Gunnar Mathis (@GunnarMathis) February 4, 2024
Rhodes has built up a reputation for selfless acts with members of the WWE fan base, recently receiving praise after gifting a group of young fans tickets and hotel accommodation for WrestleMania 40.
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