Rhodes made up his mind that he would come out to the public after performing on a reality show. After defeating Happy Corbin at Sunday’s Hell in a Cell Premium Live Event, Moss received praise from wrestling stars and fans alike for his performance. They came from WWE Hall of Famers Bully Ray and Swerve Strictland as well as former WWE writer Kazeem Famuyide. Meanwhile, former WWE NXT Superstar Persia Pirotta was delighted to see Moss ditch the suspenders for wrestling tights.
Great job Moss vs Corbin. Strong win for Madcap!! 💪🏽#HIAC
— Bully Ray (@bullyray5150) June 6, 2022
It’s time to push my Madcap Moss agenda pic.twitter.com/1RtkKARiPz
— Kazeem Famuyide 🇳🇬 🍎 (@Kazeem) June 6, 2022
Moss got the goods bro
— The Realest Swerve Strickland (@swerveconfident) June 6, 2022
— Steph De Lander (@stephdelander) June 6, 2022
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) June 6, 2022
It appears that WWE is still referring to its new superstar as Madcap Moss, despite speculation it would remove the “Moss” from his name. In fact, Sunday’s broadcast continued to refer to him as just “Madcap,” but backstage interviewers and even graphics on-screen referred to him as Madcap Moss.
The man who won the 2022 Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal on “SmackDown” last Friday returned to the show after missing several weeks to sell injuries from a Corbin attack on May 13. In an impassioned promo, Moss proclaimed that his former persona “isn’t just gone, [he] buried him,” before viciously attacking Corbin with chair shots.
It appears that WWE will be writing Corbin off of TV for now since he was stretchered out of the arena during Sunday’s contest. Meanwhile, it seems as though Moss is preparing for bigger things. After winning at Hell in a Cell on Sunday, Moss caught up with Megan Morant backstage for an interview.
“It all came together tonight, I got my revenge,” Moss said after Hell in a Cell. “The old Madcap Moss would probably go celebrate, tell some jokes and put a smile on my face, but not this Madcap. I’m going right back to work.
“This is just the beginning. Corbin is officially in my rearview, and I’m onto much bigger and better things. You can count on that.”