The King of Swing

Name: Claudio Castagnoli
Ring Name: Cesaro
Formerly: Antonio Cesaro
Born: December 27, 1980
Height: 6 ft 5 in
Weight: 232 lb
From: Lucerne, Switzerland

Bio: As he is quick to remind allies and foes alike, Cesaro is unquestionably “The King of Swing.”

A onetime European rugby star who was banned from league play due to excessive aggression, Cesaro applied his mercilessness in the ring, honing his skills not just in Europe but around the entire world. Upon landing in the United States, he developed a cult following exhibiting his vicious skills in tag team and singles competition alike.

But this brutally innovative grappler is not all brawn. The cultured Cesaro speaks five languages, allowing him to adapt to his surroundings while traveling the globe en route to WWE. Continue Reading?

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Raw Fallout – August 25, 2014
Aug 25th,2014 Filed in WWE YouTube Author: Mike

Cesaro discusses becoming the No. 1 Contender for Sheamus’ United States Championship.

Raw Coverage – August 25, 2014
Aug 25th,2014 Filed in Raw Author: Mike

#1 Contender’s Match (United States Championship)
Cesaro vs. Rob Van Dam

Cesaro kicks RVD a few times and sends him into the corner, but RVD kicks him and hits a split-legged moonsault for two. He goes up top but Cesaro avoids it, then he catches him offguard with a kick and follows with a Neutralizer for the win. Cesaro rolls outside and takes Sheamus’ title away from him at commentary, then he offers it back before throwing it in his face and running away.

Winner: Cesaro

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Aug 22nd,2014 Filed in Power Rankings Author: Mike
This Week Movement Superstar Last Week
18 - Cesaro
Cesaro sits tight at 18 this time around after the Swiss strongman answered his SummerSlam Kickoff loss to Rob Van Dam with a powerful showing against former partner Jack Swagger on Raw.

WWE SummerSlam 2014 Coverage
Aug 17th,2014 Filed in Pay-Per-View Author: Mike

Lumberjack Match
Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose

Ambrose runs at Rollins and punches him, then he clotheslines him and stomps him in the corner. Ambrose slams Rollins’ face on the mat before Rollins throws him outside, but Rollins fights with the lumberjacks and runs back inside. Rollins knees him and sends him back out, and Ambrose gets attacked on the floor before being rolled back in. Rollins gets a near fall before Ambrose kicks him in the face, then he heads up top but Rollins crotches him on the ropes. Rollins stomps him in tree of woe position before putting him in an armbar, then he shoves Ambrose on the apron but Ambrose suplexes him onto the lumberjacks! They all brawl on the floor before Ambrose backdrops Rollins into the crowd, then the lumberjacks get a hold of Ambrose and throw him in the ring. Ambrose takes them out with a suicide dive, then he runs across the barricade and tackles Rollins.

Ambrose attacks Kofi Kingston and chases Rollins into the crowd, then they fight in the stands as Kane makes his way out. Kane screams at the lumberjacks to get them out of the crowd, then Ambrose tries to throw Rollins off of a stairway but he is pulled back. Rybaxel drags Ambrose back to the ring as Rollins knocks Sin Cara down and runs for it, making it to the stage but he’s cut off by a group of lumberjacks. They force him back towards the ring as Ambrose climbs up top, and he takes the entire group out with a diving crossbody before attempting Dirty Deeds. Rollins drops down and kicks him to counter, but Ambrose rebounds off the ropes and clotheslines him for another fall. Ambrose knocks Rollins down and catches him with a Curb Stomp, then he makes the cover but Kane breaks the count. Goldust gets in Kane’s face and it ends up in a huge brawl, and when it clears out Rollins hits Ambrose with the briefcase and makes the cover.

Winner: Seth Rollins

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WWE SummerSlam Kickoff 2014 Coverage
Aug 17th,2014 Filed in Kickoff Author: Mike

Cesaro vs. Rob Van Dam

They lock up and trade holds. Cesaro slams RVD first. RVD comes back and catapults Cesaro across the ring. RVD with a kick in the corner. More back and forth, more problems with the PS3 and iPad streams. RVD leaps out to the floor but lands on his feet. Cesaro turns around to a big kick. RVD gets a pop and hits Rolling Thunder on the floor. RVD rolls Cesaro back in and goes to work with kicks in the corner. Cesaro with a thumb to the eye. Cesaro turns it around and beats RVD down in the corner now. Cesaro with a big gutwrench slam for a 2 count. Cesaro with more offense as we go to commercial.

We come back and Cesaro has RVD down on the mat. RVD fights to his feet but Cesaro catches him in mid-air with a big knee to the spine and a 2 count. Cesaro looks to go for Rolling Thunder, mocking RVD, but stomps on RVD’s chest instead. Cesaro with a 2 count. Cesaro with another headlock now. RVD comes back with clotheslines. Cesaro counters a kick but RVD turns it into a leg scissors for a 2 count. RVD drops Cesaro with a kick. RVD with a split legged moonsault for another pin. RVD sends Cesaro to the floor with a thrust kick. VD moonsaults from the apron out onto Cesaro.

RVD goes to the top but Cesaro knocks him off his feet with a big uppercut. Cesaro climbs up for a superplex but RVD knocks him to the mat. RVD goes for the frogsplash but Cesaro hits another uppercut. Cesaro climbs back up but RVD sends him back to the mat. Once again Cesaro hits another uppercut. RVD shoves him to the mat once again. This time RVD leaps off into an uppercut for a 2 count. More back and forth. Cesaro with a running boot for a 2 count. RVD drops Cesaro with a kick to the face. RVD eventually goes back to the top and nails the Five Star frogsplash for the win.

Winner: Rob Van Dam

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WWE Live Event Results – August 16, 2014
Aug 16th,2014 Filed in Live Event Author: Mike

San Jose, California:

Rob Van Dam & Big E defeated Ryback & Cesaro. These guys had a pretty entertaining tag match. One spot had Ryback and Cesaro tag in/out six or seven times in about a minute, while each took turns kicking Big E while he was down in the corner. Cesaro teased a Big Swing before doing something else, garnering good heat. RVD got the hot tag and won with the Five-Star Frogsplash.

WWE SummerSlam 2014 Preview
Aug 16th,2014 Filed in Preview Author: Mike

20140815_SS_Kickoff_RVD_Cesaro_LIGHT_HPRob Van Dam vs. Cesaro (Kickoff Match)

The Biggest Party of the Summer will get off to a fiery start this Sunday when former WWE Champion Rob Van Dam battles Cesaro LIVE on the free SummerSlam Kickoff at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT!

Two of WWE’s most rugged Superstars, RVD and The Swiss Superman are no strangers to one another. In recent months, they’ve met in high-stakes contests such as an Intercontinental Championship No. 1 Contender’s Tournament match and a Money in the Bank qualifier. What will the latest chapter of this scintillating summertime series have in store when it comes to a head on the SummerSlam Kickoff? With both competitors eager for championship opportunities, a Kickoff win could mean all the difference between contender and pretender.

Plus, in addition to that high-energy opening match, the SummerSlam Kickoff will feature in-depth analysis from a panel of experts, hosted by Renee Young and including Booker T, Alex Riley and special guest, WWE Hall of Famer “Nature Boy” Ric Flair!

Catch all the action of The Biggest Party of the Summer when the Kickoff takes over the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT. The Kickoff airs LIVE on WWE Network,, the WWE App, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Pheed!


WWE 2K15 roster revealed at SummerSlam Confidential Panel
Aug 16th,2014 Filed in 2K Games Author: Mike

001The next generation of WWE video games now has its roster.

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, an enthusiastic SummerSlam Confidential Panel audience learned which Superstars and Divas will appear in WWE 2K15, the latest edition of the revered video game series. The involvement of squared circle luminaries like Sting and Hulk Hogan has already been announced by WWE and 2K, and Saturday’s roster reveal event at Club Nokia at LA LIVE — which was hosted by “Stone Cold” Steve Austin — confirmed which stars the WWE Universe can choose for their dream match showdowns when WWE 2K15 hits the shelves this fall.

Source: Power Rankings – August 16, 2014
Aug 16th,2014 Filed in Power Rankings Author: Mike
This Week Movement Superstar Last Week
18 Cesaro
The Swiss Superman’s struggles continue after losses to Jack Swagger and Dean Ambrose.

WWE App – The match between Dean Ambrose and Cesaro continues
Aug 15th,2014 Filed in WWE App Exclusive Author: Mike

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