Cody won the most prestigious prize in the famous wrestling promotion, Ring of Honor, today, the ROH World Heavyweight Championship, from “The Almighty” Christopher Daniels.
With two Cross Rhodes spinning neck breaker maneuvers, Cody pinned Daniels’ shoulders to the ground. Cody also hit a Rainmaker, sending a message to the IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Kazuchika Okada, in the same match, telegraphing that their match is on July 1 in Los Angeles, CA at the G-1 Specials.
The exclusive list of Ring of Honor Champions, which includes Christopher Daniels, Samoa Joe, Bryan Danielson, C.M. Punk, Kevin Steen, Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, Nigel McGuinness, Austin Aries, Roderick Strong, Eddie Edwards and more, now includes, Cody; the son of Hall of Famer and multiple time World Champion, Dusty Rhodes.
The moment was special for thousands in attendance in Lowell, MA, including The Bullet Club, who celebrated with Cody after his victory in the ring.
What will happen next? Catch Ring of Honor’s International Television Taping today at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium at 6pm in Lowell, MA; and catch Ring of Honor Television every week on http://www.rohwrestling.com.