WWE tag team champion Dustin “Goldust” Runnels recently spoke with Mike Mooneyham of the Charleston Post and Courier about his triumphant return to the company and winning tag team gold with his brother, Cody Rhodes.
Regarding their title win over The Shield, he said, “It was one of those matches that was built the right way from the ground up. It started out very slowly, old-school style, and ended with some boom, boom, boom. It was hot. It was very, very exciting.”
Goldust says he’s in the best shape of his career and takes a lot of pride in his work.
“It was cool the way things worked out,” reflects Runnels. “I never could have imagined or dreamed where my career would be taking me the way it has with the Goldust character. It’s awesome.
“I think I’ve stumbled upon the fountain of youth or something. I’m 44 years old and I’m down to high school weight (225). But I’ve worked hard for it the past few years. Plus being with Cody gives me more motivation. I’ve really enjoyed this storyline we’ve been doing.”
“Now I realize that I can get out there and be clear when I’m working and really give a (darn) and get through a match without taking all that (stuff). That’s really what it’s about. And I’m enjoying it. I know what’s going on now. It’s cool.”