Cody Rhodes Did Not Expect His Neck Tattoo To Be So Big

The prominent American Nightmare tattoo on Cody Rhodes’ neck was unveiled at AEW Revolution 2020. Rhodes arrived in the arena with this new addition to his personality for his scheduled bout against the current AEW World champion, MJF.

Right from first sight, Cody Rhodes’ amazing neck tattoo became the talk of the town throughout his entire match with MJF. Rhodes revealed more details about his tattoo, during his latest edition of Logan Paul’s Impaulsive podcast.

“I don’t want to run for President anymore. That seems like a terrible idea. The tattoo on the neck…the dude drew it, and I always liked the design. The American Nightmare design was what it was. I powered through. I have one tattoo on my chest for my dad. I don’t have a lot of tattoos. He’s powering through and is like, ‘Do you want to take a break?’

I kept thinking, ‘I’m good.’ I wish I had taken a break because I didn’t know it was double the size of the drawing I saw. I thought, ‘Oh my God, I’m wrestling in two days.’ He said, either do it months out or two days before. I don’t know if it was a mistake or I wasn’t paying attention. A lot of people were like, ‘Neck? Neck?’ My boss at the time [Tony Khan] was like, ‘No way, it’s not going to be your neck.’ Then I walk into the production meeting and Jim Ross is [stunned]. The whole meeting was just staring at it, not listening to anything.”

Cody Rhodes

Cody Rhodes’ neck tattoo not only became a prominent addition to his overall persona, but also became a positive from a business standpoint. The American Nightmare tattoo can be spotted on various Cody Rhodes merchandise, while also being a great option for temporary tattoos.

H/T to Fightful

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