Aside from his ability to be a foreign marketing asset for WWE, one of the reasons why management decided to bring Alberto Del Rio back to the promotion was because they felt that he could provide fresh matches against some of the upper level baby faces such as Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns and Antonio Cesaro. The creative department is running out of performers to mix and match in feuds.
November 29, 2015
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
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
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
In a best of three falls match for the tag team championship, New Day was successfully able to retain the belts by defeating Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro. The two teams split the first two match before Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston were able to capture the decisive fall. The duo was able to overcome a strong challenge from Kidd and Cesaro because Xavier Woods sneaked into the ring and pinned Cesaro without the referee recognizing him.
May 17, 2015