The legendary Eddie Guerrero tragically passed suddenly in November 2005, one of a ever-growing group of wrestlers to die young. It’s been 15 years but his legacy lives on.
The son of Gory Guerrero and uncle of Chavo Guerrero, Eddie was born in 1967 into the Guerrero wrestling dynasty. Eddie made his wrestling debut in 1986 and went by several different names throughout his almost 20 year career: Gory Guerrero Jr., El Caliente, Black Tiger (II).
Eddie performed in all three big US wrestling promotions: ECW, WCW and WWF/WWE. He had the charisma and talent, and was worthy of being a star and champion. Eddie finally entered the main event picture in 2004 where he became WWE Champion at No Way Out 2004, defeating Brock Lesnar. It was his one and only world champion win, but he did have the opportunity to (successfully) defend it against Kurt Angle at WrestleMania XX that same year. Eddie was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006.
One of Eddie’s later gimmicks was to lie, cheat and steal – just don’t do that with your tattoo. Find your favourite photograph, choose a certain ring attire, or be inspired by a particular match, or his Latino Heat of Los Guerrero eras. If Eddie Guerrero means so much to you, ensure your tattoo is special and unique.
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