It’s Day Three of #AntonioCesaroWeek, a celebration of all things Very European/Real American and the second installment of our patent-pending Juice Make Sugar Wrestler of the Week series. We started off with A Wrestler You Should Probably Know Better, before giving you the finer points of the Claudio Castagnoli oeuvre with some Essential Viewing. Today, we mixed it up, starting off with a special appearance by a Relatively Happy Andy and now we march through the end of Hump Day with an GIF parade. Tomorrow we’ll make our Amazon.com-on-steroids dreams come true with “Juice Make Sugar Recommends…,“ before finishing everything off on Friday with a Difference of Opinion (where JMS HQ erupts in a Swiss Miss-fueled civil war.)
There are few performers more GIFable than Cesaro, whose nightly shows of power and athleticism are made for GIFs the way football hits wish they were.
We hinted at this on Monday, when we talked about the faint smell of Swiss Death:
but Cesaro’s majesty goes beyond that.
He’s good at making things look like they hurt:
and safely performing things that look dangerous:
with feats of strength that legitimately blow your mind even when you know the other guy is helping out as much as he can:
Since he learned on the independent scene he also knows how to make the contrived looked elegant
and the inherently clumsy look graceful.
Then he puts it all together you get something truly spectacular: