One of the great Hispanic wrestlers, Eddie Guerrero grew up part of the famous wrestling family: The Guerreros. His father Gory Guerrero became a star in the U.S., an icon in Texas and a legend in Mexico. Eddie's brothers, Hector, Amadno and Chavo, Sr. also became wrestlers. Both Hector and Amando gain success, but only in the Indie federations, and not much success as their father or other two brothers had gained in the majors. Eddie's nephew, Chavo Guerro, Jr., son of Chavo, Sr., also became a wrestler (Chavo, Jr. was only three years younger than his uncle). Eddie was also uncle of Enrique Llanes and cousin of Javier Llanes, who are popular wrestlers in Mexico.
Eddie had wrestling since the 1989. He really made his name in the now-defunct ECW (Extreme championship Wrestling) by winning the ECW Ecxtreme Championship Wrerstling) TV Title against Dean Simon (aka Dean Malenko). Eddie also made his name later that year in now-defunct WCW (World Championship Wrestling) to win the Cruiserweight Championship by defeating Chris Jericho. Also while in the company, he formed Latino World Order (A playoff to Hulk Hogan's (Hollywood Hogan at the time)stable, New World Order).
The stable included popular Latino wrestler Rey Mysterio, Jr. (Oscar Gutierrez), La Parka (Adolfo Tapia Ibarra), Psychosis (Dionicio Castellanos) and Juventud Guerrera (Eduardo Annibal Gonzalez Hernandez).
When Eddie came to the WWE, he was a heel, and immediately gained fame when he was part of the Radicalz, with Perry Saturn, Dean Malenko and long time friend of fifteen years, Chris Benoit. In recent years, he and and his nephew Chavo, Jr. began a tag team called Los Guerreros and won the WWE Tag Team titles on Smackdown! against Team Angle (Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin). After this stint, Eddie Guerrero went on to win the WWE Championhip (His first and only time) at No Way Out in 2004 against Brock Lesnar. He lost the title to John "Bradshaw" Layfield four months later at the Great American Bash in a Texas Bull Rope Match.
Recently, wrestling fans and the people of the WWE mourn of the lost of Eddie when he was found by his nephew, Chavo Jr. (who back then known as Kerwin White) on a Sunday morning in November, 2005. The result of his death was most likely been caused by his problems in the past: Drugs and alcohol.
|Vickie Guerrero||(24 April 1990 - 13 November 2005) (his death) 3 children|
Ring Entrance: Drives a lowrider to ringside
Finishing move: The Lasso from El Paso (modified Sharpshooter)
Trademark move: The Three Amigos (a chain of 3 multiple suplexes)
Finishing move: Lasso From El Paso (Elevated Texas Cloverleaf hold)
Trademark move: Hilo (Springboard Senton)
Trademark move: Splash Mountain (Sit-Down Crucifix Powerbomb)
Trademark move: Three Amigos (Combination of three vertical suplexes)
Trademark move: Brainbuster
Trademark move: European Uppercut
Trademark move: Gory Special
Trademark move: Spinning Boot Scrape to the face
Trademark move: Tilt-a-Whirl Backbreaker
Finishing move (Black Tiger): Super Black Tiger Bomb (Second Rope Sit-Down Crucifix Powerbomb)
Finishing move (as Black Tiger): Black Tiger Bomb (Sit-Down Crucifix Powerbomb)
Finishing move: Frog Splash
Former member of WWF team "The Radicalz".
Wrestled in Japan under a mask as Black Tiger. Wrestled in Mexico as one half of El Gringos Locos with the late "Love Machine" _Art Barr_.
Uncle of WWE wrestler Sal Guerrero
Younger brother of Hector Guerrero.
Wasn't an actual part of the infamous walkout in WCW but he was 1 of 7 wrestlers that talked to Busch the day before and asked for his release.
The youngest of 6 children. Has 3 brothers (Chavo Sr., Hector, Mando) and 2 sisters (Mary (Cuqui) and Linda).
Because of the age difference between him and his brothers (at least ten years) he has said that his brothers had their father as a wrestler and when he was growing up he had his dad retired. He's also stated that by the time he came into the sport he felt like a third generation wrestler. He wasn't just getting his dad's feuds, he was getting his brothers
Former four time WWE tag team champion, twice with nephew Chavo jr, once with Yoshohiro Tajiri and once with Rey Mysterio.
Former WWE United States, Intercontinental, and European champion.
Won his first WWE Championship Title by beating _Brock Lesnar_ on February 15th, 2004. This would be also only time to be WWE Champion.
Defended his WWE Championship against _Kurt Angle_ at one of the largest sports entertainment events, WrestleMania XX and retained the title.
Involved in an intense feud with 'John Bradshaw Layfield', which involved a story-lined heart attack of Eddie's mother at a house show, Eddie being arrested for damages to Bradshaw's trademark white limousine, and culminated in one of the goriest matches in WWE history at the 2004 pay-per-view event _Judgement Day_. During this match Eddie was smashed in the head multiple times, and began to bleed profusely, drenching the ring in crimson and necessitating a very real trip to the hospital after the event for blood loss. [May 2004]
In early 1999, he suffered serious injuries when he crashed his car. He was thrown 100 feet and sustained serious injuries to his pelvis. At this time he was enjoying success as the leader of his group in WCW, feuding with nephew _Chavo Guerrero_.
With wife, Vickey, father of Shaul (b. 1990), Sherilyn (b. 1996), and Kaylie Marie (b. 2002).
Despite being the "competition" to Eddie's employer, WWE, TNA Wrestling showed a graphic in memory of Eddie and even had some of the wrestlers tribute to Eddie with signs, wristbands, etc.
Only the second wrestler of Hispanic decent to receive the WWF/WWE title.
Guerrero worked the March 2002 tour for New Japan Pro Wrestling.
Former ECW Television Champion.
Former Intercontinental Champion.
After winning the WWE Championship, Eddie became the second Hispanic wrestler to ever win the title. The other was WWE Hall of Famer Pedro Morales.
In April 1992, he earned four points in New Japan's Top of the Super Junior tournament
In early 1999, he suffered serious injuries when he crashed his car. He was thrown 100 feet and sustained serious injuries to his pelvis. At this time he was enjoying success as the leader of his group in WCW, feuding with nephew 'Chavo Guerrero'.
Won his first WWE Championship Title by beating 'Brock Lesnar' on February 15th, 2004.
Former four time WWE tag team champion, twice with nephew Chavo Jr., once with 'Yoshohiro Tajiri' and once with 'Rey Mysterio'.
His favorite song was 'Time' by Pink Floyd.
Inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Hall of Fame in 2006.
In October 1994, wrestling under a hood as the Black Tiger, and the Great Sasuke, he won the Junior Heavyweight Super Grade Tag League for New Japan Pro Wrestling.
To Chyna: "I know you want to shake your bom-bom with me, mamacita!"
You want some Latino Heat?
If you're not cheating, you're not trying.
Viva la Raza!
I lie, I cheat, and I steal.
(on his nephew Chavo Jr.) I'm so proud of him. And he's also really good. I see character traits of his father in him. The chest comes out when I watch him. He's more like my little brother than my nephew.
(April 2002) Returned to WWF when he ran in and interfered with Rob Van Dam's match after RVD beat Booker T on WWF RAW
(February 2004) Is expected to face World Wrestling Entertainment Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar at this year's No Way Out.
(February 2004) Feuding with WWE Champion Brock Lesnar
(February 2004) Defeated Brock Lesnar for the WWE title, and will face Kurt Angle at wrestlemania
(February 2004) Feb 15 Wins his first ever WWE Heavyweight Championship by beating Brock Lesnar at No Way Out.
(June 2004) Lost the WWE title to John Bradshaw Layfield at the Great American Bash.
(September 2004) Will face Luther Reigns at No Mercy in October.
(January 2005) Will be in the Royal Rumble
(February 2005) Along with Rey Mysterio, defeated the Basham Brothers to capture the WWE Tag Team Titles at WWE No Way Out 2005.
(February 2005) Won the tag team championship with Rey Mysterio on No Way Out.
(June 2005) Lost to Chris Benoit on the ECW PPV One Night Stand (12/06/05)
(August 2005) Is going to face Rey Mysterio at Summerslam.
(August 2005) Lost his match against Rey Mysterio at Summerslam (21st August 2005).
(September 2005) Will face Rey Mysterio in a steel cage on September 9 when Smackdown makes its change to Friday nights.
(September 2005) Defeated Rey Mysterio in a Steel Cage Match at the first ever Friday Night SmackDown!
(October 2005) Faced Batista at No Mercy for the World Heavyweight Championship and lost.
(October 2005) Faced 'Batista' at 'No Mercy' for the World Heavyweight Championship and lost.
(September 2005) Defeated 'Rey Mysterio' in a Steel Cage Match at the first ever Friday Night SmackDown! This was the first and last time he has ever pinned Mysterio.
(September 2005) Will face 'Rey Mysterio' in a steel cage on September 9 when Smackdown makes its change to Friday nights.
(August 2005) Lost his match against 'Rey Mysterio' at 'Summerslam' (21st August 2005).
(August 2005) Is going to face 'Rey Mysterio' at 'Summerslam'.
(June 2005) Lost to 'Chris Benoit' on the 'ECW PPV One Night Stand' (12/06/05).
(February 2005) Won the tag team championship with 'Rey Mysterio' on 'No Way Out'.
(January 2005) Will be in the 'Royal Rumble'.
(February 2005) Along with 'Rey Mysterio', defeated the Basham Brothers to capture the WWE Tag Team Titles at WWE No Way Out 2005.
(June 2004) Lost the WWE title to 'John Bradshaw Layfield' at the 'Great American Bash'.
(February 2004) Feb 15 wins his first ever WWE Championship by beating 'Brock Lesnar' at 'No Way Out'. This was also known as his last
(February 2004) Defeated Brock Lesnar for the WWE title, and will face 'Kurt Angle' at 'Wrestlemania'
(February 2004) Is expected to face World Wrestling Entertainment Champion 'Brock Lesnar' at this year's 'No Way Out'.
(April 2002) Returned to WWE when he ran in and interfered with 'Rob Van Dam''s match after RVD beat Booker T on WWF RAW
(November 2005) Fought his last match against Mr. Kennedy.
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