The W
Views: 104137746
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
4.5.08 0306
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - How many members of Eddie's family wrestle? Register and log in to post!
(7386 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (13 total)
Punkinhed
Salami
Level: 32

Posts: 182/202
EXP: 199911
For next: 6533

Since: 23.1.02

Since last post: 4441 days
Last activity: 4416 days
#1 Posted on 5.12.02 1215.19
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1217.18


On Smackdown, I keep hearing about how Eddie and Chavo started wrestling when they were kids. How many members of their family are in the business and how talented are the tag champs in comparison? (It's damn hard to write about them without being able to spell their last name and being too lazy to look it up. :-))
Promote this thread!
fuelinjected
Banger
Level: 98

Posts: 235/2679
EXP: 9391383
For next: 263004

Since: 12.10.02
From: Canada

Since last post: 3455 days
Last activity: 3455 days
#2 Posted on 5.12.02 1226.17
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1227.55
Gory Guerrero is the patriarch.

Mando, Eddy, Chavo Sr, and Hector are all his sons that wrestled.

Then there's Chavo Jr, who is Eddy's nephew.

That's all of them I think and they were all great wrestlers. Mando and Chavo Sr were a great tag team themselves. They used to work the old Mid South territory a bunch. Hector was solid but he got stuck with the Lazertron and Goobledygooker gimmicks.

Eddy's probably the best of them all at this point and has been wrestling close to 15 years now.
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 153

Posts: 1081/7534
EXP: 44672829
For next: 650678

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 672 days
Last activity: 672 days
#3 Posted on 5.12.02 1228.36
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1228.56
    Originally posted by fuelinjected
    Gory Guerrero is the patriarch.

    Mando, Eddy, Chavo Sr, and Hector are all his sons that wrestled.

    Then there's Chavo Jr, who is Eddy's nephew.

    That's all of them I think and they were all great wrestlers. Mando and Chavo Sr were a great tag team themselves. They used to work the old Mid South territory a bunch. Hector was solid but he got stuck with the Lazertron and Goobledygooker gimmicks.

    Eddy's probably the best of them all at this point and has been wrestling close to 15 years now.







Personally, I always like Lazertron in the NWA/WCW. Hell, it was 1,000 times better than the Googledygooker idiocy, which would have been a bigger laughing stock at the time except for the brilliant Black Scorpion that Ole Anderson devised. Some one needs to remind me again how guys who have companies fail always get the book back someplace else?

(edited by redsoxnation on 5.12.02 1329)
Scott Summets
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 490/1008
EXP: 2192578
For next: 21531

Since: 27.6.02

Since last post: 4098 days
Last activity: 4067 days
#4 Posted on 5.12.02 1228.46
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1229.01
I believe it was on 411, but I just read that the Amazing Red is a Guerrero cousin? Anyone know for sure?
Evil Buddha
Pickled pork
Level: 31

Posts: 61/185
EXP: 175450
For next: 9915

Since: 10.1.02
From: Somerville, MA

Since last post: 3013 days
Last activity: 2411 days
#5 Posted on 5.12.02 1235.02
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1235.30
I don't know if there are lots of offshoots in terms of cousins and nephews that have picked up the wrestling tradition (I can't even begin to entangle the complex webs of the Maivia/Anoia/Fatu extended clan from the Pacific islands), but I do have a thumbnail sketch of the "Main Line" of the Guerreros...
The patriach of the clan is Gory Guerrero, who passed the lucha to his sons, who are Chavo, Mando, Hector and Eddy. I believe that's the order from oldest to youngest. There's probably a good 15-20 years between Chavo's birth and that of Eddy's.
I believe there's only 3 years difference between Eddy and his nephew Chavo Jr.
Now, having seen only the 4 sons and Chavo Jr. wrestle, I can tell you they're all excellent. Personally, I loved watching Chavo Sr. in the UWF days, and I got to see lots of Hector's great work as a babyface single in Florida. They were also a hell of a "rudo" team throughout the Southern states in the 80's. Personally,
I think Eddy is the best of the sons, probably followed by Chavo Sr. I think Chavor Jr. is next, or maybe Hector. I hate to put Mando last, but honestly, he's the one I've seen the least of.
Hope this helps!
Underwater
Boerewors
Level: 41

Posts: 47/359
EXP: 461014
For next: 19135

Since: 5.10.02
From: Battle Creek, Michigan

Since last post: 3471 days
Last activity: 3120 days
#6 Posted on 5.12.02 1334.58
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1339.26

    Originally posted by Scott Summets
    I believe it was on 411, but I just read that the Amazing Red is a Guerrero cousin? Anyone know for sure?


I am 99.9% sure Red is not a Guerrero. I believe he was born in in New York. And really, would a Guerrero need to be trained by Mikey Whipwreck? He wrestled under a mask in MLW as Fuego Guerrero, so I think that's where the confusion came from.
Punkinhed
Salami
Level: 32

Posts: 183/202
EXP: 199911
For next: 6533

Since: 23.1.02

Since last post: 4441 days
Last activity: 4416 days
#7 Posted on 5.12.02 1343.32
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1356.42


Thanks, y'all. So they're like the Harts of Mexico? It's always amazing to learn about those extended wrestling families such as the Guerreros.
The 5th Horseman
Kolbasz
Level: 47

Posts: 163/481
EXP: 713552
For next: 52657

Since: 23.10.02
From: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Since last post: 3196 days
Last activity: 3185 days
#8 Posted on 5.12.02 1550.57
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1557.47

    Originally posted by redsoxnation
      Originally posted by fuelinjected
      Gory Guerrero is the patriarch.

      Mando, Eddy, Chavo Sr, and Hector are all his sons that wrestled.

      Then there's Chavo Jr, who is Eddy's nephew.

      That's all of them I think and they were all great wrestlers. Mando and Chavo Sr were a great tag team themselves. They used to work the old Mid South territory a bunch. Hector was solid but he got stuck with the Lazertron and Goobledygooker gimmicks.

      Eddy's probably the best of them all at this point and has been wrestling close to 15 years now.







    Personally, I always like Lazertron in the NWA/WCW. Hell, it was 1,000 times better than the Googledygooker idiocy, which would have been a bigger laughing stock at the time except for the brilliant Black Scorpion that Ole Anderson devised. Some one needs to remind me again how guys who have companies fail always get the book back someplace else?

    (edited by redsoxnation on 5.12.02 1329)



Yes, I liked Lazertron also. I didn't find out that it was Hector Guerrero until several years after he was gone. Lazertron was always one of my favorite parts of the shows because he was so different and innovative at the time. Even the gimmick and his look MIGHT have worked much better if they had just gotten rid of that ridiculously silly lasertag target on his chest.

(image removed)
oldschoolhero
Knackwurst
Level: 104

Posts: 627/3059
EXP: 11806569
For next: 55596

Since: 2.1.02
From: nWo Country

Since last post: 2179 days
Last activity: 2113 days
#9 Posted on 5.12.02 1624.23
Reposted on: 5.12.09 1626.24
Speaking of family trees, as mentioned above...

Someon has REALLY got to untangle the Samoan bloodline. We can do it if we put our heads together! I know that Rock is Rikishi's second cousin, and Jamal is 'Kishi's first cousin, but after that my memory draws a blank.
Karlos the Jackal
Lap cheong
Level: 82

Posts: 124/1753
EXP: 5121932
For next: 87317

Since: 2.1.02
From: The City of Subdued Excitement

Since last post: 59 days
Last activity: 20 hours
#10 Posted on 6.12.02 0803.24
Reposted on: 6.12.09 0815.40

    Originally posted by Underwater

      Originally posted by Scott Summets
      I believe it was on 411, but I just read that the Amazing Red is a Guerrero cousin? Anyone know for sure?


    I am 99.9% sure Red is not a Guerrero. I believe he was born in in New York. And really, would a Guerrero need to be trained by Mikey Whipwreck? He wrestled under a mask in MLW as Fuego Guerrero, so I think that's where the confusion came from.



According to Tenay, Red is a cousin to the SATs.

So, how come they never mention that Chavo's a third generation superstar?

--K
FurryHippie
Frankfurter
Level: 58

Posts: 110/788
EXP: 1495326
For next: 82229

Since: 29.10.02
From: New York

Since last post: 3173 days
Last activity: 1860 days
AIM:  
#11 Posted on 6.12.02 0812.00
Reposted on: 6.12.09 0815.45
Was I the only one upset that Eddie and Chavo didn't mention LITTLE TIMMY FROM THE ORPHANAGE last night when running off the family names?

I KNOW you all couldn't have forgotten him already
Spaceman Spiff
Knackwurst
Level: 102

Posts: 294/2913
EXP: 10970954
For next: 119051

Since: 2.1.02
From: Philly Suburbs

Since last post: 33 days
Last activity: 13 hours
AIM:  
#12 Posted on 6.12.02 0814.56
Reposted on: 6.12.09 0815.46

    So, how come they never mention that Chavo's a third generation superstar?

Because not all 3 generations wrestled for the WWF/E.
darkdragoon
Bockwurst
Level: 49

Posts: 147/537
EXP: 847042
For next: 36847

Since: 26.8.02

Since last post: 3889 days
Last activity: 3889 days
#13 Posted on 9.12.02 1912.39
Reposted on: 9.12.09 1914.05

    Originally posted by FurryHippie
    Was I the only one upset that Eddie and Chavo didn't mention LITTLE TIMMY FROM THE ORPHANAGE last night when running off the family names?

    I KNOW you all couldn't have forgotten him already




Because he's still washing Eddie's car...LOL, that was priceless.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Where is the evil?
Next thread: WWE.com's Brian Solomon echoes my sentiments.
Previous thread: Raw matches
(7386 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - How many members of Eddie's family wrestle?Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.382 seconds.