Tyler Breeze was Scipio Africanus' first rival. Tyler first appeared in Scipio's second NXT match and pulled the referee out of the ring when Scipio had Colin Cassady pinned. Tyler became Scipio's rival when Tyler ambushed Scipio in the entrance of Scipio's 4th match, This rivalry lasted until the June edition of NXT Arrival where Scipio won.
- Scipio only lost once against Tyler Breeze, when he was unfairly attacked when getting into the ring.
- Scipio has only been hit by Tyler's finisher once
- Scipio had two of his best matches against Breeze
- Tyler Breeze made his first apperance on Smackdown on the 22nd October 2015 during a Miz TV Segment