Cesaro / Claudio Castagnoli - Pro Wrestler Profile
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On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Cesaro / Claudio Castagnoli, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Claudio Castagnoli was born in Lucerne, Switzerland on December 27, 1980, and he is currently 43 years old.

He is currently working for AEW, under the ring name of Claudio Castagnoli.

Currently, he is a member of the team of The Blackpool Combat Club (with Bryan Danielson, Jon Moxley and Wheeler YUTA).

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Claudio Castagnoli
  • Ring Names
    • Claudio Castagnoli ( June 26, 2022 - Present)
    • Cesaro ( February 14, 2014 - June 25, 2022)
    • Antonio Cesaro ( September 17, 2011 - February 13, 2014)
    • Claudio Castagnoli ( September 7, 2002 - August 27, 2011)
    • Double C ( December 24, 2000 - December 11, 2004)
  • Born December 27, 1980 (age 43)
  • Nationality Nationality: SwitzerlandSwitzerland
  • Birth Place Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Billed From
    • Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
  • Weight
    • 232 lbs (105 kg)
  • Nicknames The Swiss Superman/Superman/Cyborg; King of Swing; The Professional

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( December 24, 2000 - Present)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion All Elite WrestlingAEW June 26, 2022 Present
    Promotion Ring of HonorROH July 23, 2022 September 14, 2023
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown October 16, 2019 February 24, 2022
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE October 11, 2019 October 15, 2019
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw April 22, 2019 October 10, 2019
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown April 17, 2018 April 21, 2019
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw July 19, 2016 April 16, 2018
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE April 20, 2012 July 18, 2016
    Promotion Florida Championship WrestlingFCW September 17, 2011 July 8, 2012
    Promotion CHIKARACHIKARA August 5, 2003 August 27, 2011
    Promotion Pro Wrestling GuerrillaPWG September 4, 2010 August 20, 2011
    Promotion Ring of HonorROH July 16, 2005 August 13, 2011
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH February 15, 2008 May 15, 2011
    Promotion Westside Xtreme WrestlingWXW May 4, 2007 May 15, 2011
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 22, 2005 September 12, 2008
    Promotion Pro Wrestling GuerrillaPWG August 6, 2005 July 6, 2008
    Promotion Combat Zone WrestlingCZW October 9, 2004 November 11, 2006
    Promotion Westside Xtreme WrestlingWXW December 24, 2000 December 11, 2004
    Promotion Italian Championship WrestlingICW ITALY August 7, 2004 August 7, 2004
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face May 8, 2024 Present
    Heel February 14, 2024 May 7, 2024
    Face October 1, 2023 February 13, 2024
    Tweener September 13, 2023 September 30, 2023
    Heel March 8, 2023 September 12, 2023
    Face February 5, 2021 March 7, 2023
    Heel April 30, 2017 February 4, 2021
    Face April 26, 2015 April 29, 2017
    Heel November 22, 2009 April 25, 2015
    Face May 12, 2007 November 21, 2009
    Heel April 22, 2006 May 11, 2007
    Face December 24, 2000 April 21, 2006
  • Images History
    Jun 2022
    Jun 2022
    Feb 2021
    Feb 2021
    Jan 2017
    Jan 2017
    Feb 2014
    Feb 2014
    Apr 2012
    Apr 2012
    May 2009
    May 2009
    Nov 2006
    Nov 2006
    Dec 2000
    Dec 2000

  • Finishers
    • Neutralizer - Cradle Belly-to-Back Inverted Mat Slam ( April 20, 2012 - Present)
    • Sharpshooter ( June 29, 2015 - Present)
    • Ricola Bomb - Straight Jacket Sitout Powerbomb ( June 26, 2022 - Present)
    • Very European Uppercut / Swiss Death - Pop-up European Uppercut ( December 24, 2000 - July 8, 2012)
    • Ricola Bomb - Straight Jacket Sitout Powerbomb ( December 24, 2000 - August 27, 2011)
    • Inverted Chikara Special - Kneeling Step-over Head-hold Armbar to a face down opponent followed by hooking the opponent's near leg ( August 5, 2003 - August 27, 2011)
    • The Neutralizer - Over the Shoulder Single Leg Boston Crab with a Neckscissors ( August 6, 2005 - August 20, 2011)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Uppercut Swingphony (1812 Overture)" by Mikey Rukus - Single ( June 26, 2022 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Return of the Fire" by def rebel - Single ( August 31, 2020 - February 24, 2022)
    • Theme Song "SuperHuman" by CFO$ - Single ( May 20, 2019 - August 30, 2020)
    • Theme Song "Swiss Made" by CFO$ - Single ( April 22, 2019 - May 19, 2019)
    • Theme Song "Hellfire/Swiss Made" by CFO$ - with Sheamus - Team ( December 19, 2016 - April 21, 2019)
    • Theme Song "Swiss Made" by CFO$ - Single ( April 21, 2014 - November 24, 2017)
    • Theme Song "Miracle" by Jim Johnston - Single ( April 20, 2012 - April 14, 2014)
    • Theme Song "Patriot" by CFO$ - with Jack Swagger - Team ( June 17, 2013 - April 6, 2014)
    • Theme Song "KoW (Kings)" by Cody B. Ware, Emilio Sparks & J. Glaz - with Chris Hero - Team ( February 15, 2008 - August 20, 2011)
    • Theme Song "1812 Overture" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Single ( July 16, 2005 - August 13, 2011)
    • Theme Song "Engel" by Rammstein - with Die Bruderschaft des Kreuzes - Team ( November 22, 2009 - June 25, 2011)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • World Wrestling Entertainment

    Misc. Championships

    Ring of Honor

  • Pro Wrestling Guerrilla

    • 1 PWG World Championship

    Chikara

    • 2 Chikara Campeonatos de Parejas (1 with Chris Hero, 1 with Ares)

    Combact Zone Wrestling

    • 2 CZW World Tag Team Championship (with Chris Hero)

    Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling

    • 1 CAPW Unified Heavyweight Championship

    German Stampede Wrestling

    • 2 GSW Tag Team Championship (with Ares)

    Juggalo Championship Wrestling

    • 1 JCW Tag Team Championship (with Chris Hero)

    Independent Wrestling Association: Switzerland

    • 1 IWA Switzerland World Heavyweight Championship

    International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom

    • 1 IPW: UK Tag Team Championship (with Ares)

    Revolution Pro Wrestling

    • 1 Undisputed British Tag Team Championship (with Ares)

    Swiss Wrestling Federation

    • 2 SWF Powerhouse Championship
    • 1 SWF Tag Team Championship (with Ares)

    Westside Xtreme Wrestling

    • 2 wXw World Heavyweight Championship
    • 3 wXw World Tag Team Championship (with Ares)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWE André the Giant Memorial Trophy Winner (2014)
    • WWE Slammy Award - Best John Cena's U.S. Open Challenge (2015 - at RAW 06/07)
    • WWE Year-End Award - Best Tag Team (2018 - with Sheamus)
    • ROH Race to the Top Tournament Winner (2007)
    • ROH Tag Wars Winner (2010 - with Chris Hero)
    • Chikara King of Trios Winner (2010 - with Ares and Tursas)
    • Chikara Torneo Cibernético Winner (2007)
    • Chikara Tag World Gran Prix Winner (2005 - with Arik Cannon)
    • Chikara Tag World Gran Prix Winner (2006 - with Chris Hero)
    • CZW Last Team Standing (2006 - with Chris Hero)
    • PW Noah Global Tag League Technique Award Winner (2010 – with Chris Hero)
    • 12° in the PWI 500 (2023)
    • WON Most Underrated (2013–2016)
    • WON Tag Team of the Year (2010 - with Chris Hero)

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