Cesaro Reflects On Being A Paul Heyman Guy And Playing "Second Fiddle" To Brock Lesnar

Cesaro Reflects On Being A Paul Heyman Guy And Playing "Second Fiddle" To Brock Lesnar

Cesaro will face Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship during tonight's WrestleMania Backlash PPV, and he's now opened up on the time he spent as a Paul Heyman Guy and why that didn't work for him.

One of 2014's biggest stories in the wrestling world was Cesaro ditching manager Zeb Colter to become a "Paul Heyman Guy." Fans hoped that it would lead to a huge push for the Swiss Cyborg, especially after his impressove Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal victory at WrestleMania

Unfortunately, nothing really came of that and Paul Heyman recently opened up on why the timing wasn't right (it came on the heels of Brock Lesnar breaking The Undertaker's undefeated streak, so The Beast was a bigger focus of Heyman's promos than Cesaro).

Talking to DAZN to promote tonight's WrestleMania Backlash, Cesaro agreed with Heyman's take. 

"I'll say this much. I learned a whole lot from Paul, and I still do. But I agree 100 percent with Paul's assessment because that's 100 percent right," he confirmed. "Paul used that opportunity to talk about Brock Lesnar and, I was second fiddle at that point. He even said that in the Talking Smack interview that he did. He said that he knows that alliance was more beneficial to him than it was for me."

"But you know what, despite that, I'm here today, challenging Roman Reigns on Sunday," Cesaro continued. "I'm here despite not being picked, not being "The Guy" chosen by powers that be. I'm still here because of what I bring to the table. I feel that speaks for itself."

It's hard to say whether Cesaro could really dethrone Roman Reigns tonight, but we're certainly hoping that WWE is getting ready to finally pull the trigger on the Swiss Superman as a top star...

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