That’s a good team for Cesaro to emulate. Tag team wrestling has been around for a very long time and it isn’t going away anytime soon. While it might not be at the heights it has been before, tag team wrestling can work very well if a company can find some teams with a chemistry. You don’t get to see it all that often, but it can help to look at some of the all time greats. One of WWE’s more prolific tag team wrestlers does just that.
There are very few WWE stars of this generation with as much tag team experience as Cesaro. Over the years, Cesaro has teamed with Tyson Kidd, Shinsuke Nakamura, Jack Swagger and Sheamus with quite the bit of success most of the time. Cesaro is a very talented wrestler and has done some great things in tag teams and it might have to do with his inspiration.
In a new interview with the Bump, Cesaro spoke about how he tries to emulate the Steiner Brothers in his tag teams and wrestlers more like either Rick or Scott Steiner depending on his partner. His decision of which Steiner to follow can change given the situation, from Rick with Nakamura and Kidd to Scott with Sheamus and Swagger. Cesaro and Nakamura are the current SmackDown Tag Team Champions, having won the titles at Extreme Rules.
There was a lot to the show. Check out the Bump, plus Cesaro’s inspirations in action:
Opinion: I’ve been a big Steiner Brothers fan for a long time so this works very well for me. Cesaro is someone who is incredibly talented in the ring and it makes sense to follow one of the best tag teams of all time. If nothing else it shows that there are people who can still learn a lot from the past because those teams really were great. You don’t have to copy them move for move, but learning something from them is not a bad idea.
Who is Cesaro’s best partner? Who is your favorite old school tag team? Let us know in the comments below.
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