Rhodes first gained prominence as one half of the Texas Outlaws with Dick Murdoch, where they would become one of the world’s top tag teams. After striking out on his own, he would become a major star in Florida and would eventually be a three time champion in the National Wrestling Alliance with notable feuds against Harley Race and Ric Flair. In the late 80’s, Rhodes would have his last major run in wrestling with the WWF, peaking with a mixed tag team win over Randy Savage at Wrestlemania VI.
“The American Dream” still worked in wrestling for WCW and the WWE in booking and administrative capacities and two of his sons, Cody and Dustin would become champions themselves.
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