Grayson Waller: Cody Rhodes Is The Guy, I Want To Stand Across From The Guy

Grayson Waller wants to challenge himself.

Waller is set to challenge Bron Breakker for the NXT Championship at NXT New Year's Evil, but he has bigger goals in mind.

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Appearing on WWE After The Bell, Waller was asked who he would like to face at WrestleMania.

"There is one answer I'm not going to say because I've been calling this guy out for twelve months and he's not said anything back, so I'm going to give it up. Corey (Graves), I'm going to put this towards you. I've always heard stories about Dusty Rhodes in NXT. Everyone has told stories about how incredible he was, I never got to work with him because I came in too late, but I was always like, 'Man, I wish I got to work with Dusty.' Everyone says incredible stories. I feel the PC [WWE Performance Center] is Dusty's house. I came in, I knocked the door down, I moved in, this is my house now and I live rent free in this house and I run NXT. I genuinely think and want to see if Cody has anything to say about that. I want to see what he has to say about that. He's the measuring stick right now when it comes to superstars. I've met Cody before and when he walks in a room, it's a different feeling, it's like, 'Wow, that's the guy.' If I'm going to main event WrestleMania, I want to stand across from the guy. I want to stand across from Cody Rhodes and I want to see what that feels like and I want to test myself. I want to challenge the best and Cody is the best," he said.

Waller has mocked The Undertaker, teased challenging Seth Rollins, and called out John Cena on social media throughout 2022.

Cody has been sidelined since WWE Hell in a Cell with a torn pectoral muscle. It is unknown when he will return to the ring.

Waller won the Men's Iron Survivor Challenge at NXT Deadline, earning him the shot at Bron Breakker. Fans can check out Fightful's report on NXT Deadline by clicking here.

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