Re: Antonio Cesaro is going to be "the best"
Won't happen. He's really good but he's not marketable enough...if at all.
How do you guys know? How does anyone know how well he'll turn out? You're just assuming that he won't improve on the mic or he won't have a different gimmick or tweak his character. He's also been on WWE TV for less than a year, let the crowd become more familiar with him. Ryback didn't get a reaction when he was in the main event at HIAC last year but look at where he is just 3 months later.
I'll tell you Ryback (despite thinking he was a total tool at first) has IT. He's one over motherfucker. If that isn't IT, then I don't know what is. Oh wait, I forgot- DAT WORKRATE. Silly me, how can I forget. The most important thing in pro wrestling, is wrestling duh! It's called wrestling for a reason, cause that's what matters! That's why Tyson Kidd should be WWE champion.
Cesaro is just so young in his career for me to make a statement like "He's the next big thing" The guy hasn't done anything and most importantly, to me, he just doesn't cut it. I remember when I first saw Ziggler back in '08 and from the very moment I saw him I said "This guy will go places" I like to think I have an eye for talent because 9 out of 10 times the guy who I do say will make it, actually make it! The majority of posters around here however, not so much. Whatever happened to that next Shawn Michaels guy? Or the dude with long hair from Scotland? What about that guy who used to jump off ladders every MITB match? Or how about the more charismatic guy from Legacy?
So yeah, like I said 9 out of 10 times and maybe Cesaro is that 1 out 10 to prove me wrong. Right now, I don't see much of a future for him. He's dull. And like I said, you're springboard uppercuts can only get you so far. So yeah, I would feel like an idiot of Cesaro does in fact make it.But shit, 90% of the times I'm usually right on this shit. Not to toot my own horn, no wait I mean to toot my own damn horn. Toot, toot.
Sorry, but people like you make me laugh. You try to build up your own credibility by saying "9 times out of 10, I'm correct" and how you have "an eye for talent." One of my best friends does that when he talks about music and quite frankly, it annoys me. Talk is cheap. So tell me, who else have you "predicted" correctly that they were going to become big stars? Oh btw, the first time you saw Ziggler was when he was in Spirit Squad. I doubt you thought he was going places then.
Did you think Skip Sheffield had "it"? We could agree to disagree but I don't think "it" is defined as how over someone is. That means someone could lose "it" and that's not something you lose. You either have it or you don't. But I'll play along. Ryback didn't start getting reactions until after Survivor Series. He hardly got any reaction when he faced off against Punk in HIAC. Or are you telling me that he just got "it" over the the past 2 months?
Surely, everyone was thinking "next superstar" with him, right?
Did you think Stunning Steve Austin or The Ringmaster had it?
What about Deacon Batista when he was a bodyguard for Rev D-Von Dudley in 2002? Did you think he would become the 2nd biggest face of the WWE from 2005-2010?
How about The Prototype? He was as f'n generic as they come when he first wrestled Angle in his first televised match. Maybe Cena as the rapper that was paired with B2, maybe THAT guy had superstardom in his career? I don't think anyone saw that.
What about Sting when he was partners with The Ultimate Warrior as part of the Blade Runners?
Point I'm trying to make is that no matter how strongly you think someone has IT or doesn't, you simply cannot tell. There are wrestlers that are built better for success than others by having certain tools, definitely. But there's no way of telling except to see how he pans out. One gimmick change or character tweak and the guy could be off and running. Remember how Orton was being groomed but the fans got behind Batista strictly based on STORYLINES and not character/gimmick? Anything could happen and I see Cesaro doing big things.
Live Shows Attended
10 - Pay-Per-View - WrestleMania 2000, No Way Out '01, Judgment Day '01, SummerSlam '01, Vengeance '01, Royal Rumble '05, WrestleMania 21, WrestleMania XXVI, WrestleMania XXVIII, Royal Rumble '13, WrestleMania XXX, WrestleMania 31...
11 - Monday Night Raw - 7/27/98, 9/13/99, 4/3/00, 10/09/00, 8/06/01, 9/23/02, 3/24/03, 7/21/03, 8/23/04, 4/4/05, 3/15/10, 4/7/14, 3/30/15...
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All-Time Magnificent Seven
Bret Hart, Chris Jericho, Jake Roberts, Randy Savage, Kurt Angle, Steve Austin, CM Punk
Current Magnificent Seven
Dean Ambrose, Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, Bray Wyatt, Damien Mizdow, Seth Rollins, Cesaro (& Kidd)