When the company announced that John Cena would be forced to miss the upcoming tour of Australia due to a broken nose, they knew that they needed someone special to replace their biggest draw. Fortunately for WWE, Antonio Cesaro has been gaining momentum and popularity as of late. He has been announced as the replacement by Shawn Michaels, and he will be facing Kevin Owens.
August 1, 2015
During a recent interview, Daniel Bryan echoed a sentiment that is shared by many within the internet wrestling community. He wants WWE to bring back the brand split. The former world heavyweight champion feels that the format enables performers a better chance at being pushed. Bryan stated that guys like Antonio Cesaro would benefit greatly from the return of the brand split.
July 31, 2015
While no one in WWE wants to see one of their own being injured, there is a belief internally that the Tyson Kidd injury might end up inadvertently benefiting Antonio Cesaro. The front office has quietly given Cesaro a push past many of the mid card guys. He is now working the upper mid card. Many backstage feel that he should be given a chance in the main event scene.
July 20, 2015
There might be a good amount of backstage heat coming towards Antonio Cesaro. During his match on Monday Night Raw with John Cena, Cesaro gave the middle finger to Cena, which immediately prompted the production crew to censor that particular segment by putting up a blank screen for a second or two.
June 30, 2015
If reports about Tyson Kidd needing to take a year off to recover from a spinal chord injury are true, then Antonio Cesaro will definitely be moved back to the singles division by WWE. There is no way that the company would have him sitting on the sidelines for that long. He is far too talented to be given the Jimmy Uso treatment.
June 10, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about the Tyson Kidd incident, and they do not sound good. Apparently, the former world tag team champion suffered some sort of spinal injury during his match with Samoa Joe. He was sent to the hospital and may have had surgery. Reports have surfaced that Kidd is expected to be out of action for several months, which means that Antonio Cesaro might be utilized as a singles performer again.
June 4, 2015