Fandango Rumored to Replace Cody Rhodes at WWE Survivor Series

Dean SiemonAnalyst IINovember 17, 2012


Fandango, the former Johnny Curtis from WWE NXT, is rumored as one of the men being considered to replace the injured Cody Rhodes at Sunday's Survivor Series PPV.

Rhodes suffered a concussion while teaming with Damien Sandow to challenge for the WWE Tag Team Championship match against Team Hell No during the taping for WWE Main Event earlier this week.

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For what it’s worth, we’ve heard Tensai, Jack Swagger and Fandango as rumored replacements for Rhodes.

As of now, is advertising the match with Miz, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, Kane and Daniel Bryan vs. Dolph Ziggler, Alberto Del Rio, Wade Barrett, Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes (for now).

While I don't like the idea of debuting a new character who will probably be scrapped by the end of the year, I can't help but think there is a perfect way for this debut to go down.

If the creative team chooses to debut Fandango Sunday night, let him be the last entrant. Let it be a surprise entrance with the line "mind if I cut it?" played before his music. Then he can dance his way to the ring and can dance in the corner as the bell rings.

He'll pose for the crowd and then turn around for the RKO from Orton.

I didn't say it was going to be a long, constructive start. It would just be a very comical way to start and end a gimmick.

I feel bad for Curtis. He has the look and has decent mic skills. He's not the best, but better than a lot of people in developmental. But to make him a salsa dancer is just not going to cut it.