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Antonio Cesaro made his television debut during a backstage portion of the April 20, 2012 episode of Friday Night Smackdown, with Aksana and Teddy Long. He is portrayed as former Swiss Militia and a rugby player, whose violent tendencies on the field led him to be banned from competition.

On August 19, Cesaro captured the United States Championship from Santino Marella during a pre-show match at the SummerSlam pay per view.

Finishing Maneuvers

Cesaro performing the Neutralizer on Zack Ryder
  • Neutralizer (Cradle Belly-to-back inverted mat slam)
  • Very European Uppercut (Lifting/Pop-Up European Uppercut)

Signature Maneuvers

  • Giant Swing
  • Alpamare Waterslide (Side Death Valley Driver)
  • Big Boot
  • Double Foot Stomp
  • Delayed Gutwrench Suplex
  • Giant Swing - Most often used post match
  • High Knee
  • Multiple Headbutt variations

Championships & Accomplishments

World Wrestling Entertainment

  • WWE United States Championship: 1 time

Swiss Wrestling Federation

  • SWF Powerhouse Championship: 2 times
  • SWF Tag Team Championship: 1 time with Ares

Westside Xtreme Wrestling

  • xWw World Heavyweight Championship: 2 times
  • xWw Tag Team Championship: 3 times with Ares


  • Chikara Campeonatos de Parejas: 2 times with Chris Hero & Ares

Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling

  • CAPW Unified Heavyweight Championship: 1 time

Combat Zone Wrestling

  • CZW World Tag Team Championship: 2 times with Chris Hero

German Stampede Wrestling

  • GSW Tag Team Championship: 2 times with Ares

Juggalo Championship Wrestling

  • JCW Tag Team Championship: 1 time with Chris Hero

International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom

  • IPW:UK Tag Team Championship: 1 time with Ares

Independent Wrestling Association: Switzerland

  • IWA Switzerland World Heavyweight Championship: 1 time

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla

  • PWG World Championship: 1 time

Ring of Honor

  • ROH World Tag Team Championship: 2 times with Chris Hero

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