I'm going to go over to Lake Hiawatha NJ (Parsippany, basically) to go to the free "TV" taping for the Jersey All Pro Wrestling internet show tonight. I don't really watch internet shows (no broadband) so I don't know what to expect, but hey, it's a free show with some names I vaguely recognize.
Anyway, this is kind of late, but let me know if you're going, maybe we can meet up.
You're right; Benoit is too small to get over "like Goldberg did," but he does have the look to get over in the same fashion. If Benoit came out and dominated guys with power moves, defeating them in three minutes, we'd never buy that.