Eddie Guerrero

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Eddie Guerrero

Born

10/9/1967, El Paso, Texas, USA

Died

11/13/2005

Birth Name

Eduardo Gori Guerrero Llanes

Gender

Male

Also Known As

Máscara Mágica, El Caliente, Máscara Mágica, Latino Heat, Eddie Guerrero, Eddy Guerrero, Black Tiger II
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Biography

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"Latino Heat" Eddie Guerrero came a long way before becoming a WWE Superstar. Was trained with his family, the legendary Guerrero family. His father, Gory, wrestled with El Santo in Mexico, who is like Hogan in America.

Eddie broke into wrestling in the late 80s wrestling…more

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  • Trivia

    • He weighted 228 Ibs.

    • The last person he wrestled was Ken Anderson know as Mr. Kennedy.

    • His wife Vickie Guerrero now works for the WWE on the last brand he worked on, WWE SmackDown!.

    • He had 3 daughters named Shaul and Sherilyn with Vickie Guerrero, and Kaylie, from a separate relationship.

    • His only manager was Chyna.

    • He was good friends with late Chris Benoit.

    • He was married to Vickie Guerrero until his death.

    • Eddie's birthday was on the same date as the 2005 No Mercy. After his match with Batista, everyone in the audience and Batista himself, sang "Happy Birthday" to him.

    • He was Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame Class of 2006.

    • He enjoyed wrestling.

    • Guerrero came from a legendary wrestling family.

    • ROH made a tribute to him after his death.

    • He attended the University of New Mexico as well as New Mexico Highlands.

    • He made his wrestling debut in 1987.

    • On March 19, 2007, Sports Illustrated posted on its website an article in its continuing series investigating a steroid and HGH ring used by a number of professional athletes in several sports. That article mentioned several current and former WWE wrestlers, including Eddie who was alleged to have obtained hCG and the steroid stanozolol in early 2005.

    • Even WWE rival TNA paid a tribute ti him.

    • Eddie thinks he had a wondeful childhood.

    • He had a ten-bell salute at WWE events after is death.

    • He wrestled for the orginal ECW.

    • He wrestled for Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre from 1987 to 1993.

    • He was friends with many WWE SUperstars and past WWE Superstars.

    • His wife Vickie Guerrero is the SmackDown! General Manager.

    • He was a pro wrestler.

    • He won Wrestling Observer Feud of the year award 1995 vs. Dean Malenko.

    • Eddie has 3 daughters.

    • He defated Brock Lesnar in order to win the WWE Championship for his first time.

    • He made his return to the WWE in 2002.

    • He had balck hair.

    • His only manager was Chyna.

    • His last wrestlling oppent was Ken Kenndey.

    • He is a WWE Hall of famer.

    • Eddies wife Vickie now makes regualr appearnces on WWE SmackDown!.

    • Eddie does appear in SmackDown! vs RAW 2008 the video game as a legend only in the PSP version.

    • He is a former AAA/IWC World Tag Team Champion.

    • Eddie at one time was the boyfriend of Chyna in a WWE storyline.

    • Eddie Guerrero's height was 5 ft 8 in.

    • Eddie appears in the video game WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 as a legend.

    • Eddie Guerrero was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 1, 2006 by his good friends Chris Benoit, Rey Mysterio and and his nephew Chavo Guerrero.

    • He defeated Luther Reigns at No Mercy 2004.

    • He defeated Test at Wrestlemania 17 to become the new European champion.

    • He defeated Kurt Angle to retain the WWE Tittle at Wrestlemania XX.

    • After differences with WCW President Eric Bischoff, he was interviened with a faction called the "Latino World Order," which was used to make a mochery out of the NWO.

    • Guerrero admitted that his match at Halloween Havoc 1997, against friend Rey Mysterio, is his favorite match he has ever wrestled in.

    • Guerrero's title reign lasted over 4 months, from his victory at No Way Out, all the way to the Great American Bash, in June, where he lost it to John Bradshaw Leyfield in a controversial fashon.

    • He was in the process of moving his family to Arizona, in the weeks leading to his death. This was to get the whole family "together."

    • In January of 2006, he recieved the "Star of the Mountain" award in his hometown of El Paso, Texas. This was in recognition of all of his accomplishments.

    • Indy promotion "Ring of Honor" dedicated one of its early shows to Eddie Guerrero, who would be making his last appearence for the company before returning to WWE in 2002. This show was dubbed the "Night of Appreciation."

    • Eddie Guerrero won Pro Wrestling Illustrated's "Most Inspirational Award" in 2002, when he returned to the WWE after his substance abuse issues, and 2004, the year he won the WWE Championship.

    • Pro Wrestling Illustrated gave him the 1999 "Comeback of the Year" award, after his return to WCW after his New Year's Day accident.

    • Was the co-author of his autobiography "Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story," which was released December 2005, the month after he passed.

    • Although his good friend Rey Mysterio won the World Heavyweight Championship last April at only 5'6 and 175 pounds, Eddie is billed as the smallest WWE Champion in history, standing 5'8, and weighing 228 pounds.

    • During his divorce from his wife, Vickie, Eddie had a child with another woman. When Eddie and Vickie renewed their vows in 2003, she took in all of his past, including his daughter Kaylie Marie.

    • He placed second in the 2004 "PWI 500", to one of his best friends, Chris Benoit.

    • The last person he had a match on TV with, was Ken Kennedy. When Ken was interviewed about this, he called it a "Bittersweet honor."

    • His favorite song was 'Time' by Pink Floyd.

    • Guerrero worked the March 2002 tour for New Japan Pro Wrestling.

    • He was only the second wrestler of Hispanic decent to receive the WWF/WWE title.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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]

    • He won his first, and only WWE Championship on February 15, 2004, by defeating Brock Lesnar at No Way Out.

    • He was a former WWE United States, Intercontinental, and European champion.

    • He was a former four time WWE tag team champion, twice with nephew Chavo jr, once with Yoshohiro Tajiri and once with Rey Mysterio.

    • 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

    • He was the youngest of 6 children. He Had 3 brothers (Chavo Sr., Hector, Mando) and 2 sisters (Mary (Cuqui) and Linda).

    • He 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.

    • He was the younger brother of Hector Guerrero.

    • He was the uncle of WWE wrestler Salvadore Guerrero Jr.

    • He 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.

    • He was a Pro Wrestler.

    • He is a former member of WWF team "The Radicalz".

    • Eddie's infamous enterance included a massive array of Lowriders, which were provided by local auto shops. Once he turned heel, the Lowriders secceded, until his befriending of Batista, in October, when he brought the lowriders back.

    • He appeared in a Stacker 2 "YJ Stinger" commercial in 2004.

    • He was highly slated to win the World Heavyweight Championship from Batista in a triple threat match, which was scheduled to take place the same night he was found dead.

    • His catchphrases included "Viva La Raza!" and "I lie, cheat and steal!"

    • He credits becoming a "Born Again" Christian as the reason he was able to overcome his personal demons.

    • He survived a car accident on New Years eve 1998, that punctured his liver and crushed his pelvis, among other things. The doctors didn't give him past 48 hours after the accident to live.

    • He started using the Frog Splash after his tag team partner, at the time, Art Barr passed away. Barr's finisher was the Frog Splash, and was used by Guerrero the rest of his career as a tribute to him.

    • He was inducted into the Hall of Fame by Rey Mysterio, Chris Benoit, and his nephew Chavo Guerrero.

    • Eddie left behind his wife, Vickie, along with his three daughters Shaul, 14, Sherilyn, 9, and Kaylie Marie, 3.

    • On November 13, 2005, Eddie was found dead in the bathroom of the Marriot Hotel in Minneapolis. When he didn't answer his wakeup call, his nephew Chavo, along with security went into the room, where they found him at around 7:30 am.

    • His older siblings, Chavo, Mando and Hector Guererro were also wrestlers.

    • He mastered the dropkick when he was 3 years old.

    • He passed away at the age of 38.

    • He is famous for lying, cheating and stealing in matches and backstage

    • He is the son of the great Gory Guerrero.

    • He is formely managed by Chyna.

    • He is an Ex-member of the Filthy Animals, along with Konnan, Rey Mysterio, and Torrie Wilson.

    • When Chris Benoit won the 2004 Royal Rumble and deflected to RAW, Paul Heyman, the GM at the time, decided to make a 15-man "Royal Rumble" to decide a #1 contender for the WWE Championship. Eddie came out victorious, defeating Kurt Angle, thus becoming the #1 contender to Brock Lesnar's title at No Way Out.

    • He was the first male ever to make the cover of "Lowrider" magazine.

    • He comes from the legendary Guerrero family.

    • In his first ever WWE appearance, Eddie attempted a Frog Splash. When he did, he landed on his elbow, dislocating it, and tearing the ligamants. This was the same elbow he injured in WCW, and needed surgery for. He was unable to wrestle for four months after the incident.

    • He invented the tornado DDT.

    • He liked using the frog splash as his finisher.

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Eddie Guerrero is and forever will be the most beloved superstar. Eddie was very original there's no one who will ever be him. one of the best Latinos wrestlers I will forever Lie cheat and Steal. Rest in peace Eddiemoreless

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    Eddie Guerrero is and forever will be the most beloved superstar. Eddie was very original there's no one who will ever be him. one of the best Latinos wrestlers. He was a part of WWE WCW and ECW. Eddie had a ton of charisma mic skills, and wrestling talent. Eddie was a WWE superstar who enjoyed entertaining his fans with his LYING,CHEATIN, N Stealing. Eddie was born into wrestling on 10-9- 1967. He is a member of the world famous wrestling family the Guerrero's. With his father the great Gory Guerrero and his brothers Chavo, Mando and Hector Guerrero and his nephew WWE Superstar Chavo Guerrero Jr. Eddie was a great man he had to face his demons in drugs and alcohol. Eddie had great feuds with his nephew Chavo Guerrero Jr( those feuds and promos made me watch WCW) Rey mysterio(also made me watch wcw) Dean Malenko(made Ecw and WCW better) JBl their feuds were painful. WCW never gave Eddie or any other cruiserweight a chance for the big time. Eddie in The WWE rose to stardom with his Latino Heat gimmick. Eddie was a world heavyweight champion and was going to be again. A 3 WWE tag team champion(2w/Chavo and 1w/Rey Mysterio) a 2 time IC champion a US champion. A 2 time European Champion. A wcw US champion a WCW cruiserweight champion and a 2 time ECW champion. Eddie finishers were the frg splash(a tribute to Art Barr) and The Tornado DDT(which he created)

    Eddie Guerrero (1967 - 2005). Thank you, Eddie. You've done us proud. In fact the WWE, ROH and even WWE rival Tna did a tribute for Eddie Guerrero I bet you that Eddie is up in heaven Lying cheating and stealingmoreless
  • Eddie was a very ORINGINAL wrestler and there was no one who could be him. Just his ego of LYING,CHEATIN, N Stealing is good. He was one of the best pro wrestlers out there and I really hope if someone could be his clon and be exactly like him.moreless

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    That is true and eddie was a good wrestler and no one could be like him unless they clon him. He was a very goo entertainment wreslter with the lyin, cheatin,stealin ego that made the crowd alive. He was such a good guy and since he is dead no one cares about him any more not even his wife but I still do because he was one of my idles and i look up to him and I doe know y people can't look at the wway I look at him. He was a very good champion.All his low riders was another great thing about him.moreless
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