Ludwig Kaiser has been a constant presence on WWE television as part of the group Imperium alongside the Intercontinental Champion Gunther and Giovanni Vinci. He plays a role as the right-hand man to Gunther. Recently, he has had the chance to showcase his skills or episodes of Raw. He has put in solid showings in most of his matches. Which shows that he could have a great singles run.
Kaiser was born to wrestle as his father, Axel Dieter, was a legend around the European circuits. The 33-year-oldyear was trained in boxing and grappling from a young age. You can see those skills when he is competing in the ring. He started his career in Germany, where he competed in a Westside Xtreme Wrestling promotion and won tag team gold and a world championship. Like many European wrestlers before him, Kaiser became more internationally known during his time in Progress, where wrestlers like Gunther and Matt Riddle perfected their craft. Kaiser moved to WWE in 2017 under the name Marcel Barthel. He quickly formed a partnership with longtime friend Gunther after dominating the yellow brand as a member of Imperium. The team moved to the main roster, where all members thrived.
What makes him good
Kaiser has all the tools necessary to be a great singles competitor in WWE. He is excellent on the mic. Kaiser is very charismatic and plays the role of an annoying heel incredibly well. He is outstanding in the ring, where his technical prowess is fully displayed. His style in the ring is a mix of grappling and strikes, often seen in wrestlers with a European background. As of late, Kaiser has been in matches with notable stars such as Drew McIntyre, Riddle, and Otis. Furthermore, Kaiser has wins over Riddle and Otis, which shows that WWE is taking him seriously because they are popular babyfaces. WWE may be considering Kaiser having a single run in the future. As they are giving him some big wins over babyfaces.
What could he do?
Looking at what the future holds for Kaiser, for the time being, he will remain part of Imperium for the foreseeable future. However, it is easy to see him slotted into the mid-card. As he could be a good challenger for either the Intercontinental championship or the United States championship in the next couple of years. It is important to note that many European heels have done well in the mid-card, for example, Wade Barrett and Cesaro.