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BIO:

Cody is addicted to fighting. He once was a regular youth in Metro City, and was dating the mayor's daughter Jessica. When she was kidnapped by the gang Mad Gear, Cody, Guy and Haggar set out to rescue her. He eventually defeated the leader of Mad Gear, Belger. Cody eventually left Jessica and soon after, Poison managed to framed him for a crime, and he was thrown in jail.

In SFA3, there was a prison riot and Cody managed to escape. During his travels, he reunited up with Guy and also ran into Rolento, who wanted him to join his militant movement, but Cody refused. Guy wanted to get Cody back on track in his life, but Cody claimed that he was no hero and only lived for fighting these days. The two of them had a battle soon after their conversation, and once they cooled down, Guy accepted the fact that his friend had to live his own life. Guy asked if Cody would stay in Metro City but Cody said he still had traveling to do, and the two parted ways. Guy bid him farewell, realizing that deep down inside, Cody is still a good person.

After spending all those years in jail, Cody has become very apathetic, his attitude changing completely from when he was a hero. He also seems to harbor a little resentment of the outside world, musing that he fought solely for the sake of the city and still ended up in jail despite his intentions. Apparently bored of his jail life, Cody "casually" breaks out of prison. Telling the terrified guard that he'll be back later, he ventures outside. While out, Cody looks up at a familiar face that he hasn't seen for a while; his old friend and rival Guy. Cody's main motivation seems to be finding a way to alleviate his boredom by participating in S.I.N's tournament.
 
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FIGHTING GAME ORIGIN:
Street Fighter Alpha 3

 
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OTHER APPEARANCES:
Street Fighter Alpha 3: Upper, Street Fighter Alpha 3: Max, Street Fighter Alpha: Anthology, Super Street Fighter 4, Super Street Fighter 4: 3D Edition, Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition, Ultra Street Fighter 4, Card Fighters Clash, Card Fighters Clash 2, Card Fighters Clash DS, Final Fight: Revenge, Street Fighter X Tekken

 
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Page Updated:  June 2nd, 2016

As one of the main protagonists of Final Fight, Cody is a true Capcom classic. He was a cool cat back in his 2D beat-em-up days, and was my personal favorite character to use in Final Fight. His official fighting game debut was quite clever... fighting in handcuffs?! Heh. The fact that he was jailed after the events of Final Fight makes sense too... I mean, walking the streets and beating the tar out of anyone you see because your girlfriend is missing? Come on now Cody. lolz!

In case you didn't know, Cody's "Final Destruction" super move from SFA3 is a tribute to his "infinite jab combo" that he can do in the original Final Fight. (It's when he jabs twice and turns around, jabs twice and turns around, repeat)... I used that infinite a lot in the early 90's, so when I saw Cody's super move in SFA3 many years later, my jaw hit the floor!!! ^o^ EPIC fan service from Capcom (which only a handful of players would've picked up on, early on)! Lastly, I was happy to see Cody return in SSF4, and while he's still a cool bloke, his overly-silly super moves left me kinda disappointed. They should've kept his original Final Destruction super move in SSF4. :/ I miss the says when Cody wasn't "mainstream".

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