On November 13, 2005, Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes, best known to wrestling fans worldwide as Eddie Guerrero, passed away.
Born on October 9, 1967, in El Paso, Texas – he was the son of Gory Guerrero, a member of the famed Guerrero pro wrestling family. Considered a great luchador, Eddie would eventually revolutionize the industry as one of the finest in-ring performers of all time.
His presence, passion, and professionalism were unparalleled. That’s why he garnered so much respect from fans and co-workers alike.
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 the uncle of Enrique Llanes and cousin of Javier Llanes, who are popular wrestlers in Mexico.
To Chyna: “I know you want to shake your bom-bom with me, mamacita!”