Dusty Rhodes: The American Dream



1973
[Best of 1973][Worst of 1973]
1973-10-06 | AWA | The Texas Outlaws
Before The Dream, Dusty Rhodes was a Texas Outlaw alongside Dick Murdoch. Witness these two legends take on Don Muraco and Billy Robinson.


1974
[Best of 1974][Worst of 1974]
1974-05-15 | CWF | Becoming The Dream
From his own lips, Dusty Rhodes evolves into The American Dream while commentating on his tag team battle with Mike and Eddie Graham.


1977
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1977-10-24 | WWE | Texas Death Match
In one of the most notorious battles ever, Dusty Rhodes clashes with Superstar Billy Graham in a Texas Death Match for the World Title.


1981
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1981-06-21 | J CROCKETT | Race for the Gold
Within the confines of the historic Omni in Atlanta, GA, Dusty Rhodes challenges Harley Race for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.


1985
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1985-10-29 | J CROCKETT | Hard Times
The truth about hard times is exemplified by Dusty Rhodes when The American Dream sends an unforgettable message to Ric Flair.

1985-11-28 | J CROCKETT | The Nature Boy vs. The Dream
Starrcade 1985 - Controversy reigns supreme when Dusty Rhodes challenges Ric Flair for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.

1985-12-03 | J CROCKETT | Pork and Beans
Despite enduring his own hard times, Dusty Rhodes shows the measure of his resolve in another infamous message to Ric Flair.


1986
[Best of 1986][Worst of 1986]
1986-07-26 | J CROCKETT | To Be The Man...
Great American Bash 1986 - Dusty Rhodes finally reclaims the NWA World Heavyweight Championship when he faces Ric Flair for the gold.


1989
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1989-06-03 | WWE | Meet The Common Man
Before making his WWE debut, Dusty Rhodes introduces himself to the WWE Universe by showcasing the style of The Common Man.

1989-08-28 | WWE | Polka Dots and Honky Tonks
SummerSlam 1989 - Dusty Rhodes continues to make a name for himself in WWE by going one-on-one with The Honky Tonk Man.


1990
[Best of 1990][Worst of 1990]
1990-04-01 | WWE | The Common Man's Crown Jewel
WrestleMania VI - With a secret weapon in his pocket, Dusty Rhodes teams with Sapphire to take on Macho King Randy Savage and Queen Sherri.


2000
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2000-03-12 | ECW | All Rhodes Lead to Extreme
Living Dangerously 2000 - Dusty Rhodes proves even legends can be hardcore when The Dream battles Steve Corino in a Texas Bullrope Match.


2001
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2001-03-18 | WWE | Like Father, Like Son
Greed - Dusty Rhodes partners with his son, Dustin, to take on Ric Flair and Jeff Jarrett at WCW's final Pay-Per-View event.


2007
[Best of 2007][Worst of 2007]
2007-03-31 | WWE | The Dream is Immortalized
WWE Hall of Fame 2007 - The legacy of Dusty Rhodes is immortalized when The American Dream is inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.


2012
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2012-12-12 | WWE | The Commissioner of NXT
NXT 147 - As Commissioner of NXT, Dusty Rhodes lays down the law and shows his ability to maintain order.


2013
[Best of 2013][Worst of 2013]
2013-02-06 | WWE | The Oak and His Acorns
NXT 155 - The acorns lie close to the oak, as Dusty Rhodes deals with the different personalities of his NXT kids, Paige and Sasha Banks.

2013-07-10 | WWE | Old Enemies and New Friends
NXT 177 - Two legendary rivals are reunited alongside two stars of the future, as Dusty Rhodes and Bayley meet with Ric Flair and Charlotte.


2013-10-06 | WWE | Honor vs. The Shield
Battleground 2013 - With Dusty Rhodes in their corner, Goldust and Cody Rhodes defend their family's honor by teaming up against The Shield.


2015
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2015-06-15 | WWE | Requiem For The Dream
RAW 1151 - In the wake of Dusty Rhodes' untimely passing, the WWE Universe gathers to pay tribute to the life of The American Dream.

2015-06-24 | WWE | Until We Meet Again
NXT 284 - The men and women of NXT come together to honor the memory of their beloved mentor, Dusty Rhodes.

2015-09-22 | WWE | Total Heartache
Total Divas S4 E11 - After hearing the news of Dusty Rhodes' passing, the cast of Total Divas mourn the loss of The American Dream.

2015-10-07 | WWE | A Classic Tribute
NXT TakeOver: Respect - In honor of The American Dream, Samoa Joe and Finn Balor are presented with the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic trophy


2016
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2016-04-01 | WWE | The Dream Lives On
NXT TakeOver: Dallas Pre-Show - The American Dream lives on, as a bronze statue of Dusty Rhodes is unveiled before the WWE Universe.

2016-06-06 | WWE | The American Dream Intro
Celebrate the life and legacy of 'The Father Of NXT', 'The American Dream', and WWE Hall of Famer, the one and only Dusty Rhodes!