Cesaro Wins Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 30

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Cesaro Wins Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 30
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Cesaro has had his WrestleMania moment.  

Many fans have long been clamoring for the Swiss Sensation to receive a major push. He got just that on Sunday when he bodyslammed Big Show over the top rope to win the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. 

WrestleMania's Twitter feed summed it up:

Who knows if this will put Cesaro in the "Immortal" territory, but a moment reminiscent of Hulk Hogan's bodyslam of Andre the Giant is certainly not one that will soon be forgotten. 

And to top it all off, Show gave Cesaro a handshake after the match, giving the new singles opponent (Cesaro broke up with Jack Swagger during the pre-show) what should be a further rocket-push to the top.

Ring announcer Justin Roberts provided a glimpse of that moment:

WWE gave a look at his celebration with the massive trophy:

Things were hectic at the beginning, as was expected for a 30-man Battle Royal, so we'll just skip forward to the last several clashes. 

Kofi Kingston received his anticipated ridiculous-feat-of-athleticism spot when Cesaro tossed him high over the ropes only for The Dreadlocked Dynamo to fall on his back and keep his feet on the steel steps. He climbed back in and delivered some enthralling offense before eventually being eliminated by Sheamus' Brogue Kick. 

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Alberto Del Rio then took out Dolph Ziggler with a similar kick to the face, but then he and Sheamus eliminated each other, leaving just Cesaro and Big Show. 

After a little bit of back-and-forth action, Cesaro was able to lift the 440-pound monster over his head and over the ropes in what is one on the most unbelievable moves you'll see. 

WrestlingRumors.net summed it up:

Alexander Rusev, who was the favorite to win, wasn't even in the match, although the nature of Cesaro's victory is likely to make most people forget about that. The Bulgarian Brute has a promising future, but for now it's all about Cesaro.

With his astounding combination of physical strength and athletic ability, Cesaro's one of the most impressive in-ring technicians in the business. It's quite clear the company has very big plans for him in the future. 

It's unclear at this point what those plans might entail, but one thing is for sure: Cesaro's career will probably never be the same after Sunday night. 

And that's a good thing. 

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