Fuego Del Sol: I Knew When Cody Rhodes Left AEW, Things Were Going To Become A Little Bit Difficult For Me
Fuego Del Sol talked about how Cody Rhodes leaving AEW impacted his beliefs in the company.
Currently, Del Sol is making his way through the independent wrestling scene after leaving All Elite Wrestling on July 1, 2023. Prior to departing from the company, the masked wrestler known as ‘The Master Of The Tornado DDT’ expressed excitement about showcasing his abilities as a free agent.
During his tenure with the promotion, Del Sol frequently appeared on episodes of Sammy Guevara’s vlog and occasionally shared the screen with Cody Rhodes. Towards the end of 2021, Rhodes and Del Sol joined forces in four matches, with Rhodes adopting the alias Fuego II’.
In a new interview with Nick Hausman, Del Sol mentioned Rhodes and how he anticipated that things would be tougher for him in AEW following the departure of ‘The American Nightmare’ in early 2022.
“I feel like I have to preface this by saying that Cody Rhodes was a huge help to me when he was there. So the second Cody Rhodes left, I knew things were going to be a little bit more difficult. Cody was a middle man in a lot of ways, but he believed in me and I don’t feel like I ever got that same type of belief from Tony Khan that I got from Cody Rhodes. So, it became more difficult when he left. I had to try and use QT, but QT has aspirations of his own and I get it. He’s having to balance everything, he’s in there with Tony Khan when all of these guys are coming in and pitching ideas, he knows how Tony thinks. He would talk to me and maybe calm me down if I was upset or open my eyes if I was confused, so shout out to QT in that respect. But when Cody left, it was much harder to get clear answers I feel like, or at least direct information from Tony Khan unless it was from QT.”
h/t from Fightful.
Cody Rhodes is set to face off against Brock Lesnar one last time at SummerSlam on August 5th in Detroit at Ford Field.