After being branded a “B+ player” by a fan, the late, great Eddie Guerrero trended on Twitter earlier today.
Several wrestlers and fans flocked to Twitter to comment on the statement, and the fan eventually deleted the tweet. WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley had a significant response, stating that Eddie Guerrero was an A+ player.
Eddie Guerrero was one of the most charismatic WWE Superstars in the company's history. Guerrero tragically died in November 2005, leaving the wrestling world in a state of despair.
Who was Eddie Guererro?
Eddie was born in El Paso, Texas, USA, on October 9, 1967. Gory Guererro and Herlinda Guererro were his parents. Eddie was raised with five siblings: Chavo, Hector, Linda, Mando, and Mary.
He attended Thomas Jefferson High School for his high school education. SEE ALSO Hulk Hogan, 69, and Sky Daily Wrestling Legend Get Engaged After Divorce from Second Wife He attended the University of New Mexico after graduating from high school.
He was later offered an athletic scholarship to attend New Mexico Highlands University.
How Did Eddie Guerrero Die?
Eddie Guerrero won his farewell match against Mr. Kennedy on the November 11, 2005 episode of SmackDown. The victory earned him a berth on Team SmackDown for the 2005 Survivor Series.
Eddie was discovered unconscious at the Marriott Hotel City Center in Minneapolis on November 13 by his nephew and fellow WWE Superstar Chavo Guerrero.
During Eddie Guerrero's autopsy, it was determined that he died from sudden heart failure caused by atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Eddie was “barely clinging to life” when Chavo Guerrero found him, according to an interview for Dark Side of the Ring in 2020.
At the time of his death, Eddie Guerrero was one of the most popular wrestlers in the industry. Latino Heat was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006. Eddie was a cruiserweight star in WCW throughout the 1990s and established himself as a powerful mid-card act after joining WWE.
Eddie Guerrero had his moment to shine when he fought Brock Lesnar for the WWE title in the main event of No Way Out in early 2004. Many consider the title win to be one of the most gratifying moments in professional wrestling history.
Eddie successfully defended his championship against Kurt Angle at WrestleMania XX. At The Great American Bash, he would lose the championship to JBL in a Texas Bullrope match. Eddie spent the rest of his WWE career in the upper midcard.
His legacy in wrestling, on the other hand, is practically unsurpassed. Eddie has been credited with several superstars' careers over the years. Eddie Guerrero paved the road for many of the wrestlers we see on TV today, and he is justifiably regarded as one of the finest to ever do it.