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The fact that he is nowhere near it even with a brand split tells me he'll never break through the glass ceiling because every time he has threatened to WWE have sabotaged him with stupid booking decisions like turning him heel after getting a monster pop at Wrestlemania 30, the same year that had earlier seen Cesaro beat the then WWE champion CLEAN in a non title match!

After all that, they made him a Paul Heyman guy and spent 90% of the time in the background as Heyman talked about the streak ending and Brock Lesnar, doing absolutely nothing for Cesaro.

Not his fault at all that push went nowhere, it was so poorly executed.

As entertaining as his tag team runs with Real Americans, Tyson Kidd and Sheamus were and have been, I feel the lack of a World title reign for Cesaro, even a transitional run is a total waste after all this time.



Its a damn shame given what he has proven time and time again what he can do and the catalogue of top matches from NXT and during his time on the main roster.



People will say its because he can't cut promos. Sure, its not like some of the dullest droning promo cutters in company history have all been champions in the last two years alone. That excuse does not fly with me. Cesaro would be right at home with them if we're talking promo skills.

I just feel now he'll never be champion, for what specific reasons behind the scenes we'll never know but I will never accept he was not good enough for one reign at least given the caliber of some of the wrestlers who have held a world title not even having half the talent Cesaro has.



I hope I'm wrong but Cesaro is likely to go down as one of the greatest not to be a world champion in WWE.

 

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Ehh. I wouldn't mind if he won it, but I understand why he hasn't. Like you said, mic skills. Plus he doesn't really have an interesting character.
 

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It is what it is. He probably isn't good enough to be a main-eventer and usually I'd be happy if he just got an IC/US title reign and was able to put on great matches (he isn't). It's just annoying seeing people like Wyatt or Owens go there ahead of him and completely flop as champion. I guarantee Cesaro wouldn't be half as much of a disappointment.
 

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He just could never get on track. Always something to cause a snag in the road like the confusing Heyman alignment over a full face turn, injuries or even thrown together tag teams working way better than they should have.

I'm not completing giving up on Cesaro being World Champion, but the window is almost closed shut for good.
 
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AJ Styles was never a world champion in ROH either, so Cesaro not being a world champion in ROH shouldn't mean anything
Styles =/= Cesaro though. Styles was a superstar in nearly every company he's been in (didn't say every just because someone will probably bring up WCW).
 

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Cesaro is decent but doesn't really have that X-factor. He isn't able to draw the reactions of top guys or really get people talking with either his wrestling or his promos.

He is already 36 and has been in the midcard forever. I dont see him going much higher than where he is now.

AJ Styles was never a world champion in ROH either, so Cesaro not being a world champion in ROH shouldn't mean anything
AJ was only in ROH for a short time before signing with TNA. He was going to be ROH champion before becoming TNA exclusive.

Cesaro was in ROH for years and was never given the title. So it does seem like a recurring thing that companies dont want to really push him at the top.
 

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I've liked Cesaro for some time, although through no fault of his own, I've found myself less interested with his work lately. It's hard to invest in the character when it's quite obvious he isn't going anywhere especially important at the moment. As it is with many wrestlers on the roster, it's quite clear how high WWE will let them rise until they hit them back down. Still a fan of his ability and work, just not of his booking.
 

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This hurts my little wrestling fan heart and it's probably true :(
 
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Cesaro is decent but doesn't really have that X-factor. He isn't able to draw the reactions of top guys or really get people talking with either his wrestling or his promos.

He is already 36 and has been in the midcard forever. I dont see him going much higher than where he is now.



AJ was only in ROH for a short time before signing with TNA. He was going to be ROH champion before becoming TNA exclusive.

Cesaro was in ROH for years and was never given the title. So it does seem like a recurring thing that companies dont want to really push him at the top.


True except PWG unfortunately :(
 

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It doesn't matter. He will always be remembered by his fans. Not everyone can get to that point of winning the top title of the promotion. What meaning would the title have if this were the case. He is a great worker with tons of footage online to prove so. That's all.
 

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When he first arrived and his stint on NXT, he was a vicious un-merciless heel. He was like NXT's version of Brock Lesnar.

He needs to go back to that.
 

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I was looking for a gif of Cesaro, I think it was in a tag match with Sheamus, where he made a mid air adjustment to get his opponent into the Neutralizer. I was in awe as I was seeing him do it. Wish I remembered which match it was. Oh well.

Anyways, there was a point where I wasn't high on him at all but oddly enough it was his work in his current tag team that did the trick and won me over. He won't ever see a Raw title but heres to hoping that he gets one on SD someday.
 

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Cesaro had one big shot and that was after WM 30. He was hot off a supposed face turn, he eliminated Big Show to win the Andre The Giant Battle Royal to a huge pop. He had all the momentum in the world. And then they paired him with Heyman with the only reason in mind to keep Heyman on TV to remind people that Brock broke the streak.

And right now, I think Cesaro is in a pretty good spot as a tag team specialist but I do agree that they blew an oppurtunity to make him more.

He can still be elevate to that position though. Yeah, he's not the strongest character or guy on the mic but the dude is such a hoss and it's not everyday you get guys with his physical capability. I would still love to see a match with him vs. Brock. Even at a B PPV. I'm not asking for Cesaro to have an even match with Brock. But I think if Cesaro were to go in there at least semi competitive with Brock and match him power for power, that could make him a star over night.
 
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