When the beloved Paul Heyman was paired up with Antonio Cesaro, a lot of fans were under the impression that this was finally going to be the big push that the latter has been deserving. Unfortunately, though, that was never the plan. Heyman revealed that the reason why the two of them were put together was because WWE needed an excuse to have Heyman on camera to promote Brock Lesnar.
August 22, 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
It appears that the rumors about a New Day push are true. Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston were able to capture the belt from Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro. Of course, Kingston generated some heel heat for the trio by grabbing a handful of trunks to secure the pin fall. They were jeered by the audience because of their new tactics, which means that the booking is working. Natalya and Xavier Woods were heavily involved.
April 26, 2015
Since WWE wants to regain some of the fans that they lost in Mexico, the company has plans on pushing the Lucha Dragons. The goal right now is to quickly build up Kalisto and Sin Cara, so that they can become the top contenders to the tag team championship currently held by Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro. The champions have some good momentum going right now, but management always leans towards business decisions.
April 6, 2015
Last year, WWE introduced the Andre the Giant battle royal at Wrestlemania. Since his name value still remains strong, a lot of fans were quite excited about the match. Antonio Cesaro ended up winning the trophy, and that led to speculations that he was going to be on the receiving end of a push. That never happened. Disappointment set in. Management wants to give it another try this year, so the battle royal is being brought back.
February 25, 2015
A person decided to hack the Twitter account of Antonio Cesaro earlier today, and it led to some pretty interesting fake posts. The person made it seem that Cesaro was upset with WWE for not pushing him, which might actually be the case. The hacker went a bit over the line, however, when he made it seem like Cesaro was hoping that Vince McMahon would get cancer as a punishment for not giving him the main event push he deserves.
February 17, 2015
Unless plans get changed yet again, Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro are on the verge of becoming the top act in the WWE tag team division. A big part is due to the fact that Tyson Kidd has become an important part of Total Divas, so there is some outside pressure on his push. Plus, there are still key people backstage that are big fans of Cesaro, and they want to provide him with the opportunity to impress the rest of management again.
February 16, 2015
Since management wants to get as many wrestlers involved in the show as possible, there are talks once again within WWE of doing another battle royal at Wrestlemania. The company is said to be hesitant of having the Andre the Giant name attached, as many backstage feel that things did not turn out quite so great last year. Antonio Cesaro was given the win, but his push was taken away from him, so some fans associate the match with failure.
January 30, 2015
Over the next couple of weeks, you can expect to see a slight push for the thrown together tag team of Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro. However, do not be fooled into thinking that WWE is getting behind the two performers. The move is simply being done because management needs more depth in the tag team division. Kidd and Cesaro will be pushed just enough, so that they can put over another team. The belief is that the Ascension will be the beneficiary.
December 31, 2014