Cody Rhodes On All In Timing Issues And What He Learned As A Producer

Cody Rhodes was a busy man on during All In. 

When he wasn't defeating Nick Aldis to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title, he was backstage as a producer. Speaking to Jim Ross on The Ross Report after the event, Cody said, "I went right to gorilla after my match and I directed and timed the last half of the show. Not the best timer judging by the main event time. I'm learning."

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The main event bout between The Young Bucks & Kota Ibushi against Rey Mysertio, Bandido, and Fenix was cut short due to previous matches going over time. The show got off the air with three seconds to spare.

Cody detailed what he learned from trying to run the show and what he would do differently if there were to be an All In 2.

"To come at it from a standpoint as a performer and then producing it -- I kept writing these lists. My dad was a big list guy and I became a big list guy too. I kept writing these lists; these are the things you need to do to make sure you're in peak condition and to make sure you're in peak mental state," said Cody "And to make sure you paid this guy and talked to this guy. I wanted to do every single thing with this show. I wanted to do payroll. I wanted to know elements of the production. I wanted to know how many chairs were in the union catering room. Next time, I don't need to know all that stuff."

While Cody didn't commit to an All In 2, he did say, "Maybe we already started planning" when the topic was brought up.

All In was a smashing success, selling out the Sears Center in Chicago in 30-minutes and drawing millions in merchandise and streaming sales. 

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