Eddie Guerrero

Oct 14, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Real name: Eduardo Gory Guerrero
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 220 lbs.
Born: Ciudad Juárez, Mexico
Date of birth: October 9, 1967
Date of death: November 13, 2005
Pro debut: September 18, 1987
Trained by: Gory Guerrero
Finishing move: Frog Splash


– On September 18, 1987, Guerrero and El Hijo del Santo beat El Gladiator Jr. and El Dandy in Mexico City, Mexico at EMLL’s 54th Anniversary show.
– On July 28, 1989, Guerrero teamed with his brothers Chavo and Mando to capture the WWA (World Wrestling Assocation) World Trios title in Tijuana, Mexico.
– Guerrero captured the WWA World Welterweight title in 1991.
– In April 1992, Guerrero earned four points in New Japan’s Top of the Super Junior tournament.
– On September 20, 1993, Guerrero (as the masked Black Tiger) defeated El Samurai in Nagoya, Japan.
– On November 12, 1993, Jake Roberts, the Love Machine (Art Barr), and Guerrero defeated Konnan, Perro Aguayo, and Blue Panther in Los Angles, CA.
– Guerrero finished in second place during the spring of 1993 in New Japan’s Super Junior tournament.
– Guerrero competed in the 1994 Super Junior tournament as the Black Tiger.
– On July 23, 1994, Guerrero and Barr defeated Octagon and El Hijo del Santo for the AAA (Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion) Tag Team title. On November 23, 1994, Barr passed away.
– In October 1994, Guerrero, wrestling under a hood as the Black Tiger, and the Great Sasuke won the Junior Heavyweight Super Grade Tag League for New Japan Pro Wrestling.
– On April 8, 1995, Guerrero pinned 2 Cold Scorpio for the ECW Television title.
– During the summer of 1995, the Black Tiger tied for first in the annual Super Junior tournament, but lost in a playoff to Wild Pegasus (Chris Benoit).
– Guerrero captured his second ECW Television title from Dean Malenko on July 28, 1995 in Middleton, NY.
– On August 26, 1995, Guerrero faced Malenko in their final ECW match. The two fought to a best of three falls draw. A short time later, Guerrero and Malenko arrived in WCW.
– In the summer of 1996, Guerrero (as the Black Tiger) won the Super Junior Tournament. The field included Malenko, Benoit (Wild Pegasus), Jerry Lynn (Mr. J.L.), and Jushin Liger.
– On August 15, 1996, Guerrero defeated Diamond Dallas Page at the Clash of the Champions.
– At Starrcade ’96, Guerrero won the vacant United States title, defeating Page in the finals of the tournament in Nashville, TN.
– Guerrero defeated Syxx (X-Pac) in a “ladder” match at the 1997 Souled Out.
– At SuperBrawl VII, Guerrero defeated Chris Jericho.
– In June of 1997, Guerrero turned heel and feuded with his nephew Chavo Jr.
– Guerrero defeated Jericho for the WCW Cruiserweight title at the 1997 Fall Brawl in Winston-Salem, NC.
– On the November 10, 1997 episode of “Nitro,” Guerrero captured his second Cruiserweight title from Rey Mysterio Jr.
– Guerrero defeated Malenko at the 1997 Starrcade.
– On May 22, 1998, Eddy and Hector Guerrero defeated the Black Angel and Super Ninja in Wheeling, WV for the PWF Tag Team title.
– In August 1998, Guerrero cut a shoot style promo ripping Eric Bischoff for holding down the younger talent. Eddy later formed the LWO (Latino World Order).
– Guerrero formed the Filthy Animals with Konnan, Kidman, and Mysterio Jr.
– In December 1999, Guerrero underwent surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow.
– Upon his request, Guerrero received his release from WCW on January 25, 2000, and debuted with Malenko, Benoit, and Saturn as the Radicals on “Raw” six days later.
– The next night at the “Smackdown” tapings in Detroit, MI, Guerrero dislocates his elbow attempting a frog splash.
– On the April 3, 2000 episode of “Raw,” Chyna turned on Jericho, allowing Guerrero to win the WWF European title.
– At Backlash ’00, Guerrero successfully defended the European title against Essa Rios.
– At the U.K. only PPV Insurrextion ’00, Guerrero defeated Jericho.
– Guerrero successfully defended the European title against Malenko and Perry Saturn in a three-way match at Judgment Day 2000.
– At Summerslam 2000 in Raleigh, NC, Chyna and Guerrero defeated Trish Stratus and Val Venis in a mixed gender tag team. As a result of a pre-match stipulation, Chyna (who pinned Stratus) became the Intercontinental champion.
– On the September 4, 2000 episode of “Raw,” Guerrero covered (and pinned) Chyna in a triple threat match involving Kurt Angle for the Intercontinental title.
– GTV caught Guerrero in the shower with Mandy (Frostee Moore) and Victoria (Lisa Marie Varon), which ended Eddy’s relationship with Chyna.
– Guerrero suffered a hamstring injury on the October 16, 2000 edition of “Raw” in an IC title match against. The injury prevented Guerrero from wrestling at the No Mercy PPV.
– On the October 29, 2000 episode of “Sunday Night HeAT,” Guerrero brought out the Kat dressed up like Chyna.
– A short time later, Guerrero reformed the Radicalz with Benoit, Malenko, and Saturn.
– At Wrestlemania XVII in Houston, TX, Guerrero pinned Test for the WWF European title.
– At Insurrextion ’01 in London, England, Guerrero defeated Grand Master Sexay (Brian Christopher).
– In June 2001, Guerrero was sent to rehabilitation after showing up for WWF television “unable to perform.”
– On November 12, 2001, days after being arrested for drunk driving, the WWF released Guerrero from his contract.
– At the February 24, 2002 WWA PPV dubbed “Revolution” in Las Vegas, NV, Guerrero defeated Psychosis and Juvetund Guerrera for the WWA International Cruiserweight title.
– On March 1, 2002, Guerrero captured the IWA Mid-South Heavyweight title, defeating C.M. Punk and Mysterio Jr. in Indianapolis, IN.
– Guerrero worked the March 2002 tour for New Japan Pro Wrestling.
– A short time later, Guerrero agreed to terms to rejoin the WWF.
– On the April 2, 2002 edition of “Raw,” Guerrero returned to WWF television, and attacked Rob Van Dam.
– At Backlash ’02 in Kansas City, MO, Guerrero defeated Van Dam for the Intercontinental title.
– At Judgment Day ’02, Guerrero successfully defended the IC title against Van Dam.
– Guerrero defeated Edge at the 2002 Unforgiven PPV in Los Angeles, CA.
– At Surivor Series ’02 in New York, NY, Eddy and Chavo won a “triple threat” match over Edge and Rey Mysterio Jr. and Kurt Angle and Chris Benoit to win the WWE Tag Team title.
– At Judgment Day ’03 in Charlotte, NC, Guerrero and Tajiri (subbing for Chavo) defeated Team Angle (Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin) for the Smackdown Tag Team title.
– Guerrero pinned Benoit at Vengeance ’03 in Denver, CO, in the finals of a tournament to capture the vacate United States title.
– At Summerslam ’03, Guerrero defeated Tajiri, Benoit, and Rhyno in a four way match to retain the United States title.
– At the September 16, 2003 “Smackdown” taping in Raleigh, NC, Eddy and Chavo defeated Haas and Benjamin to regain the WWE Tag Team title.
– After a falling out with his nephew, Eddy defeated Chavo at the 2004 Royal Rumble.
– Guerrero won a 15-man Royal Rumble battle royal on the January 29, 2004 edition of “Smackdown.”
– At No Way Out ’04 in San Francisco, CA, Guerrero pinned Brock Lesnar to capture the WWE title.
– On February 26, 2004, Guerrero defeated Kurt Angle in Cape Town, South Africa to retain the WWF title.
– At Wrestlemania XX in New York, NY, Guerrero defeated Angle to successfully defend the WWE title.
– Guerrero defeated Luther Reigns at the 2004 No Mercy PPV.
– At Survivor Series ’04, Team Guerrero (Eddy, Rob Van Dam, John Cena, and the Big Show) defeated Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Mark Jindrak, Luther Reigns, and Carlito Caribbean Cool).
– At No Way Out ’05 in Pittsburgh, PA, Guerrero and Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated the Bashams Brothers to capture the WWE Tag Team Title.
– In his final televised match, Guerrero defeated Ken Kennedy via disqualification on the November 11, 2005 edition of “Smackdown.”
– Guerrero was voted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame on December 1, 2007.
– On March 16, 2008 in Monterrey, Guerrero was inducted into the AAA hall of fame. Chavo Guerrero Sr. accepted the plaque.

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