This week, it was Cesaro's turn to vent his frustrations and discuss his journey on Talking Smack.
Cesaro has been in WWE for nearly a decade and he is one Superstar that fans and wrestlers alike all believe has the ability to become a WWE World Champion, but to this day, Cesaro has never how old is a world championship nor has he competed in a singles match for a World Championship on a WWE pay-per-view.
On the latest episode of Talking Smack, Xavier Woods finally assumed the role of co-host alongside Kayla Braxton and his first question to Cesaro was simple. He wanted to know why Cesaro believes that he has yet to become a WWE World Champion.
Cesaro was very candid in the beginning, saying that he doesn't like to answer those kinds of questions because he knows the truth is that kind of decision is out of his hands.
“I don't really know how to answer this personally, because I feel like that's kind of an answer that will be out of my hands. You know, there's only so much I can do. I feel like I do that every single time I step in the ring. I feel like I do that the way I present myself every single day inside, outside the ring when I travel, the way I look at the way I present myself and there's certain things in this industry that are completely out of your hands. You see that when you watch Raw, when you watch SmackDown, you see the people who step up on a daily basis and you hope that hard work will pay off someday. If not, it's kind of [how do] you say, it's the definition of insanity, if you do the same thing over and over, you will have to make some changes.”
Continuing on, Cesaro would compare his struggles on the main roster to those of Big E, who has lately been having to justify his less than serious demeanor.
He would say, “Yeah, it's the same thing with Big E, right? You hear the things he was talking about last week, when people go like, 'oh, you're not serious enough. That's why you didn't have the opportunities,' or whatever.”
This led to Cesaro talking about the wide variety of gimmicks he has played since joining WWE and always enjoying rising to the occasion because every new edict is an opportunity to prove your worth.
“Where do you want to start? ‘You need to yodel. You need to play rugby. You need to be a real American. You need to do this. You need to do that,'” Cesaro recalled. “I would like to think I did it to the best of my ability every single time. 'Oh, you need to talk. You need to wrestle. You need to wrestle more seriously. You need to wrestle with, you know, not this color gear. You need to do this. You need to do that.'”
He continued, “I love it. I'll do every single thing because I look at every single thing I do as a challenge. Because, if you take something away from me, if you tell me, like, 'oh, you can't do this move.' I'll find three other moves that are better if you tell me, 'you're not allowed to do this because that guy does it now, all of a sudden,' I find three other things that are better than that. If you think, 'you should wear this,' I find three other things that I can do better, because every single thing I do, I'm highly competitive.”
Rusev, who was released by WWE on Wednesday, April 15th, 2020, recently called Cesaro the greatest wrestler ever. You can learn more at this link.
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