More backstage news regarding Cody Rhodes segment with Paul Heyman from 2/6/23 WWE RAW

As previously noted, the Cody Rhodes and Paul Heyman segment from WWE RAW on February 6th 2023 was reportedly designed to make Cody’s Wrestlemania 39 match not seem like a secondary storyline compared to Roman Reigns vs. Sami Zayn at Elimination Chamber.

According to Dave Meltzer of, Paul Heyman was originally not booked to appear on the show. Meltzer wrote the following…

“That changed during last week. The concept of what was planned late last week and what ended up happening was completely different. The final product was largely put together by Heyman and Rhodes in the direction both wanted to take it.”

Sean Ross Sapp of also noted that Cody and Heyman were responsible for putting their own promos together. Talent and management were said to have been “very happy” with how the segment turned out.