Chavo Guerrero Jr.

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Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Chavo Guerrero at Smash 2016.jpg
Guerrero in August 2016
Birth name Salvador Guerrero IV
Born (1970-10-20) October 20, 1970 (age 46)[1]
El Paso, Texas, US[2][3]
Residence San Diego, California, US[4]
Spouse(s) Susan Guerrero (m. 1998)
Children 2
Family Guerrero
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Chavo Guerrero[2][3]
Chavo Guerrero Jr.[4]
Kerwin White[5]
Lieutenant Loco[4]
The Swagger Soaring Eagle[4]
Billed height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[3]
Billed weight 216 lb (98 kg)[3]
Billed from El Paso, Texas[2]
Debut 1994[6]

Salvador "Chavo" Guerrero IV[4][1][7] (born October 20, 1970)[1] also known as Chavo Guerrero and Chavo Guerrero Jr.,[8] is a third generation Mexican American professional wrestler, actor and member of the Guerrero wrestling family,[3] currently signed with AAA. He is best known for working with World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

As a singles wrestler, he is a one-time ECW Champion in WWE,[9][10] and a six-time WCW/WWE Cruiserweight Champion. He has also achieved success in tag team wrestling, being a five-time world tag team champion – winning the WWE Tag Team Championship twice with Eddie Guerrero as Los Guerreros, the WCW World Tag Team Championship once with Corporal Cajun as the Misfits in Action, and the TNA World Tag Team Championship twice with Hernandez. Between WCW, WWE, and TNA, Guerrero has held a dozen total championships.

Early life[edit]

Salvador was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. [11]

Chavo grew up on professional wrestling, he says that it is his passion as the Guerrero family had influenced him to do so. He says "wrestling is in his blood"

Guerrero grew up watching wrestling and went to wrestling promotions. He watched his family wrestle. There was also a wrestling ring in the Guerreros' back garden. Chavo would play with Eddie Guerrero constantly in the ring. They would take off the top rope so it would be more beneficial for them to play and practice moves on each other due to them being young. This is how Chavo and his uncle, Eddie would train before getting professional training.[12]

Chavo and Eddie were very close during their early life as well as afterwards during their wrestling careers. This was because they are in the same age group (Three years difference in age). They got along well and even called themselves brothers.

During intermission of Gory Guerrero's matches, as they were a little older, Chavo would wrestle Eddie.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Early career (1994–1996)[edit]

Guerrero made his professional wrestling debut in May 1994 wrestling in Mexico and Japan including New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW).[4][6]

Chavo toured the Orien with NJPW during 1996. He was featured mainly on the lower card.[13]

World Championship Wrestling[edit]

Early WCW career (1996–1998)[edit]

He joined World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in May 1996.[6] He made his in-ring debut wrestling Steven Regal in a dark match.[6] Chavo then defeated]Bobby Eaton on his WCW Saturday night debut. This was also his WCW television debut. On July, 22, 1996, on Guerrero's WCW Monday Nitro debut, Chavo lost to Dean Malenko via submission.

On August, 3, 1996 Chavo received his first title shot in WCW against Ric Flair on WCW Saturday night. It was for the WCW United states championship. Flair would beat Chavo via Flair's Figure four leg lock submission to retain his championship. Due to Flair not breaking the submission after the match, Eddie Guerrero rushed to the ring which lead to a brawl between Eddie and Flair.[14]

Chavo's first PPV appearance was in a dark match where he lost to Konnan on WCW Hog Wild. Then on Chavo's WCW Worldwide debut, on August 11, 1996, he and Eddie defeated High Voltage. After a series of singles wins, Chavo would face Diamond Dallas Page on WCW Fall Brawl in a losing effort on September, 15, 1996. It is notable that this is Chavo's first Pay-per-view match that was televised.

On January, 21, 1997, at WCW Clash of the Champions PPV, the team of Chavo, Chris Jericho and Super Calo, defeated the team of Konnan, Mr. JL and La Parka. This is Chavo Jr.'s first Pay-per-view victory. This was a six-man tag team match. On November, 23, Chavo competed in the WCW World War 3 PPV sixty-man battle royal, won by Scott Hall.[15]

LWO , Pepe and Eddie Guerrero feud (1998–1999)[edit]

While in WCW, Guerrero shared the limelight with his uncle Eddie, becoming a reluctant ally of his uncle's. As part of their angle, Eddie would continually try to make Guerrero adopt Eddie's cheating tactics, but Guerrero often refused to do so. Eventually, Guerrero's treatment at the hands of Eddie would drive him "crazy" and Chavo adopted the gimmick of a psycho fixated with a hobby horse he dubbed "Pepé."[6] This led to a feud with Norman Smiley in which Pepé was thrown into a woodchipper by Smiley.[16] Another result of his insanity, was his inability to join Eddie's Latino World Order stable, which was a take-off of the nWo.The stable included nearly every Latino wrestler in WCW except Chavo Jr.

On January, 24, 1998, on the WCW Souled Out PPV, the team of Chavo, Juventud Guerrera, Super Calo and Lizmark Jr. defeated La Parka, Psicosis, Silver King and El Dandy. In a eight-man tag team match which features mexican wrestlers[17] This was the LWO members versus luchadors not in the stable.Then on April, 19, at the WCW Spring Stampede PPV, Chavo Jr. was defeated by Ultimo Dragon. On May, 17, at WCW Slamboree, Chavo competed in a cruiserweight battle royal, eventually won by Dean Malenko.[18] Five days later, Chavo would then face Malenko for the WCW cruiserweight championship on WCW Thunder in a losing effort.

Chavo would wear Eddie's shirts and sarcastically be a fan of him. Eddie tried to make Chavo and other luchadors to join the LWO stable. Eddie thought that that WCW creative wanted to make the mexican wrestlers wrestler against each other to make money for them and not giving them a chance in the upper-card. Using matches like Chavo and Ultimo as an example of this.

On June 14, Chavo Guerrero defeated his uncle Eddie at the Great American Bash PPV.[19] He went on a brief winning streak defeating the likes of Johnny Swinger and Lenny Lane. This victory led to the start of the feud with his uncle. In July 1998 at the Bash at the Beach PPV, Chavo, who played as a baby face faced Stevie Ray in a "tune up match" before he would face Eddie in a hair vs hair match in which the winner gets to shave his opponents hair. Chavo called out Eddie and sarcastically said "I dedicate this match to my favorite wrestler, Eddie Guerrero". Chavo "joked around" in the match and went for a hand shake to Stevie, when they shook hands, Chavo tapped out so that the match would end via submission and would proceed to face Eddie. In the hair vs hair match, Chavo lost via small package. Chavo reacted crazily due to this and began to shave his own hair off and started to laugh at Eddie while he was doing this.[20] On August, 8, Chavo would face Stevie Ray again, at WCW road wild, Stevie would defeat Chavo in this match.[21]

Chavo for a brief period during 1998, regularly wrestled Chris Jericho, the victory usually went to Chris and during this time they were on the mid-card. It was revealed in a podcast that Chavo and Chris were "getting bored" of it and is where the "Pepe" gimmick originated. This was their idea and the WCW creative did not notice that they did this in their own way, it was even featured on the WCW highlight reel afterwards. Chavo and Jericho are good friends outside of the ring.

On November 22, 1998 at WCW World War 3, Chavo Jr. competed in the “3 Ring Battle Royal” he was twenty-eighth eliminated by eventual winner Kevin Nash.[22]

On January 17, 1999 at WCW Souled Out, Chavo faced Norman Smiley. Before this match, they traded wins on two episodes of Nitro. This match was booked due to Chavo's companion Pepe being burnt by Smiley on Nitro, ending the Pepe gimmick. Chavo wanted revenge against him for this. revenge Norman defeated Chavo via Submission with the Norman Conquest which is his finishing move.[23]

WCW crusierweight division, MIA and departure (1999–2001)[edit]

Chavo Guerrero and Billy Kidman tag teamed for a WCW tag team title tournament held on Nitro. Chavo would then turn on Kidman after being eliminated from the tournament, starting a feud with him. Chavo Jr. then faced Billy for the WCW Cruiserweight championship on WCW Superbrawl 9 on February 21, 1999. Chavo failed to win the championship.[24]

A notable win for Chavo Jr. was on WCW thunder, on November 4, 1999. Chavo would win an eight-man battle royal.[25]

He was also a member of the comedy stable The Misfits in Action (MIA), The stable consisted of Chavo, Hugh Morris (better known as Bill Demott), Lash Leroux and Van Hammer. They were managed by Major Gunns. Chavo was billed as Lieutenant Loco. On may 6, 2000 their first tag team match saw the MIA defeat four Jobbers on WCW Worldwide.

The MIA's comedy came into play when they parodied as team Canada on nitro when feuding with the stable.

As Loco, he defeated Daffney for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship in a triangle match also involving Disco Inferno on June 7, 2000 episode of Thunder.[26] On June 11, 2000 at the Great American Bash, Lt. Loco defeated Disco Inferno to retain the WCW Cruiserweight title. Loco lost the championship to Lance Storm a month later on Nitro.[27] At WCW Mayhem, Loco left the MIA and reverted to Chavo Guerrero Jr.[6]

Towards in early 2000, he adopted a salesman gimmick.[8]

Guerrero won the Cruiserweight Championship from Mike Sanders on December 6 episode of Thunder.[28] Chavo defended and retained the title against Rey Mysterio Jr. on February 18, 2001 at the WCW SuperBrawl Revenge in Nashville, Tennessee. As Cruiserweight Champion, Guerrero engaged in a memorable feud against "Sugar" Shane Helms eventually losing the championship to Helms at WCW Greed.[29]

World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment[edit]

Los Guerreros (2001–2004)[edit]

See also: Los Guerreros

Guerrero's contract with WCW was one of the twenty-five contracts that were included in WCW's sale to the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Like most of the wrestling talent that came over with WCW, Guerrero wrestled under the WCW banner as his WWF debut was as part of The Alliance,[30] a group of WCW and ECW employees who had, in storyline, invaded WWF after their promotion was bought out by WWF. In a backstage segment, Chavo shown up late to an alliance meeting and gets beat up by Stone Cold Steve Austin.

In 2002, Chavo wrestled on WWE Jakked which spotlighted wrestlers in matches, interviews and updates. Chavo faced the likes of Shane Helms, Crash Holly and Maven. During this year he wrestled on WWE metal, he faced similar wrestlers that were on Jakked. on April 13, 2002, Guerrero faced Billy Kidman on an episode of WWE metal for the Cruiserweight championship which was still known as the WCW Cruiserweight championship due to the recent buying of WCW at this time. Chavo lost the match via pinfall. Chavo attacked Kidman after the match.

Guerrero spent time as an undercard wrestler in the company, which was soon rebranded World Wrestling Entertainment, wrestling for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship on numerous occasions.[31] He also worked as a trainer for WWE's second Tough Enough competition. Soon after returning to the active roster, Guerrero was aligned with his uncle Eddie, forming the tag team Los Guerreros.[32] In contrast to his previous WCW storyline with his uncle, Guerrero fully adopted his uncle's policy of "Lie, Cheat and Steal" to win matches as part of the gimmick.

In October 2002, the duo was inserted into a tournament to crown the first WWE Tag Team Champions, in which they lost to the team of Kurt Angle and Chris Benoit. Los Guerreros won the tag team championships at Survivor Series, when they defeated Angle and Benoit and Edge and Rey Mysterio in a Triple threat tag team elimination match. They continued to feud with those teams, and also feuded with Billy Kidman and John Cena, in successful title defenses.

Chavo and Eddie would appear in skits on Smackdown television. This shown the humor and personality of the two superstars. Both Eddie and Chavo worked together to form a strong tag team and had high charisma.

On the February 2, 2003 episode of SmackDown!, Los Guerreros lost their tag team championships to Team Angle. At WrestleMania XIX, they were again defeated by Team Angle in a triple threat match for the tag team titles, also involving the team of Chris Benoit and Rhyno. They continued to feud with Team Angle, and won the championships back on the September 18 episode of SmackDown! One month later, they lost the titles to The Basham Brothers.[33] They lost a rematch at Survivor Series, and a four-way match also involving Rikishi and Scotty 2 Hotty, and The World's Greatest Tag Team for the titles.[34][35]

After they lost their tag team championships, Chavo became jealous of his uncle's growing popularity and WWE Championship ambitions, and Guerrero turned on Eddie, broke from the team, and became a villain again.[36] He was soon joined by his father Chavo Sr. who sided with his son instead of his brother.[37] Guerrero and his father teamed together to defeat Eddie and Kurt Angle on the January 22, 2004 episode of SmackDown![38] Eddie defeated Chavo at the 2004 Royal Rumble, to end their feud.[39]

Cruiserweight Champion and Kerwin White (2004–2005)[edit]

Chavo as Kerwin White vs Tajiri

At the No Way Out event, Chavo defeated Rey Mysterio to win the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, following interference from his father (now known as Chavo Classic). At WrestleMania XX, Chavo successfully defended his title in a 10-man Cruiserweight Open by last eliminating Mysterio. In the following weeks, Guerrero would defeat Mysterio, Funaki, Ultimo Dragon, Spike Dudley, Jamie Noble, Nunzio in one-on-one title matches.

On the May 4 taping of SmackDown!, Chavo issued an open challenge for anyone he had not yet defeated to face him for his title. The challenge was answered by Jacqueline, who defeated Guerrero for the title after she gave him a "low blow." He regained the title at Judgment Day in a match with his hand tied behind his back, though his father Chavo Classic untied it during the match. Chavo then dropped the title on a May 18 taping of SmackDown! to his father, who "accidentally" pinned his son in a Triple Threat Match which involved Spike Dudley.

On the August 26, 2004, episode of SmackDown!, Guerrero suffered a legitimate concussion due to Billy Kidman's shooting star press and had to be taken to the hospital.[40] Guerrero returned several months later as a fan favorite again, exacting revenge from Kidman, who had turned into a villain as a result of the injury to Guerrero.[41] Shortly after his feud with Kidman ended, Guerrero returned to his villainous persona after receiving a villain reaction while facing then-cruiserweight champion Funaki in a losing effort during a SmackDown! show in Japan.[42]

Guerrero went on to win the Cruiserweight Championship once again at No Way Out in 2005, after eliminating Paul London in a six-way cruiserweight gauntlet match.[43] He would lose the title to London in a battle royal a few weeks later; Guerrero was the first person eliminated from the battle royal when everyone else in the match ganged up to throw him out right at the beginning.[44] In reality, Guerrero was forced to drop the title due to a broken orbital bone that would sideline him for several weeks.

In June, Guerrero became one of the last minute trades in the 2005 WWE Draft, which saw him jump from SmackDown! to the Raw brand. The next week, on Raw, he denounced his Hispanic heritage in favor of the "Anglo-American way".[45] This came after two weeks of being battered by the Mexican faction, The Mexicools.[46][47] It led to the changing of his persona to "Kerwin White", a stereotypical, middle-class, white, conservative, Anglo-American man.[5] He dyed his hair blond and often drove a golf cart to the ring which held his golf clubs.[5] His new catchphrase became the pun, "If it's not White, it's not right." The phrase later changed to "If it's not Kerwin White, it's not right". It was later phased out entirely. Soon after his debut, White started making suggestive remarks towards African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and other non-White people, specifically directed towards then-babyface, Shelton Benjamin. On an episode of Raw, White cost Shelton a match against Rob Conway.[48] Benjamin defeated White by disqualification the following week when Kerwin attacked Shelton with his golf club.[49] At Unforgiven, White was beaten by Benjamin.[50] White then hired Nick Nemeth) as his new "caddy" to help him in his matches.[51]

Aftermath of Eddie's death (2005–2007)[edit]

Guerrero makes his entrance at a WWE house show in Canada

On the morning of 13 November 2005, Guerrero checked into the same hotel as his uncle, Eddie, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Guerrero was alerted by hotel security that Eddie did not respond to a wake-up call and opened the locked door to the room, Guerrero found his uncle unconscious. Guerrero attempted CPR but Eddie was declared dead when paramedics arrived on the scene.

Later that afternoon, Guerrero appeared at a press conference with WWE chairman Vince McMahon to address Eddie's death. They announced that both shows that week would be tributes to Eddie.[52] These events resulted in Guerrero dropping the Kerwin White gimmick and wrestling under his real name as a fan favorite to continue the Guerrero legacy. Under his real name, he defeated John "Bradshaw" Layfield (JBL) on 18 November 2005 episode of SmackDown!, using the "Three Amigos" triple suplexes and the Frog Splash in tribute to Eddie.[53] He also used the cheating tactic of throwing a steel chair to an opponent who catches it (while lying down himself) as the referee turns around and disqualifies the opponent, which Eddie made famous.

On 24 February 2006 episode of SmackDown!, Guerrero attacked Randy Orton with the Three Amigos and the frog splash when Orton began to insult Eddie, and talked about the heritage of the Guerreros. Guerrero was soon dragged out by security, but kept yelling to Orton "You forgot about the Guerreros – the greatest wrestling family!" and "You forgot me!".[54] On 27 February episode of Raw, Guerrero faced off against now-heel Shelton Benjamin in a qualifying match for the Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania 22. During the match, Orton interfered and hit Guerrero with the RKO. This allowed Shelton to get the pinfall victory.[55] On 3 April episode of Raw, Guerrero came out to address the crowd. He thanked the fans for all the support they had given him and his family and for keeping Eddie's spirit alive, but he expressed his disappointment in not having a title match at WrestleMania 22. He felt that night would become his WrestleMania and he was going to dedicate his match to his Eddie. He proceeded to challenge Shelton Benjamin for the WWE Intercontinental Championship, but ended up losing after he missed a Frog Splash, allowing Benjamin to connect with his T-Bone Suplex finisher. In a segment that aired on WWE Unlimited, an emotional Guerrero decided to quit WWE, in storyline, after believing he had let his family, Eddie, and the fans down and expressed his doubts about being a wrestler.[56]

On 13 May, Guerrero appeared at a SmackDown! house show in El Paso, defeating then-heel Finlay. Guerrero also appeared at Judgment Day to support Rey Mysterio.[57] Guerrero would then support Mysterio for a few weeks on SmackDown!. At the Great American Bash, Guerrero interfered in Mysterio's World Heavyweight Championship match, ostensibly to help Mysterio.[58] Guerrero turned into a villain once more, however, by hitting Mysterio with a steel chair, which allowed challenger King Booker to win the match.[58] On 4 August episode of SmackDown!, Guerrero accused Rey of using Eddie's name to succeed, claiming that Rey disrespected Eddie's memory. Guerrero went on to beat Mysterio at SummerSlam, after Vickie Guerrero accidentally knocked Mysterio off the top turnbuckle. On 25 August, Vickie came down to the ring to apologize to Mysterio and Guerrero. Vickie ended up turning on Mysterio by hitting him in the back with a steel chair. The following week on SmackDown!, Vickie announced herself as Guerrero's new manager. Weeks later on 8 October, Mysterio gained his revenge on Guerrero by defeating him in a Falls Count Anywhere match at No Mercy. Guerrero eventually challenged Mysterio to an "I Quit" match, in which Guerrero won after inflicting multiple chair shots to Rey Mysterio and in turn injuring Mysterio's knee in process. As per the condition of the match, Rey was forced to leave SmackDown!, possibly ending the emotional feud between the two.

A week later, Chris Benoit, another old friend of Eddie's, tried talking to Vickie, but she would not hear it. It started a feud between Guerrero and Benoit and both men would have numerous confrontations over the following weeks. Benoit defeated Guerrero to retain the WWE United States Championship at the Survivor Series. After weeks of continued interaction, the two faced off in a United States title rematch at Armageddon that Guerrero also lost when he tapped out to a Sharpshooter. Guerrero got yet another rematch the following Friday, losing the match after Vickie hit Benoit with the title belt. Guerrero snapped after the match, knocking over Vickie and attacking Benoit. The feud concluded with Benoit forcing Guerrero to submit in a No Disqualification match.

At No Way Out, Guerrero was labeled a surprise entrant in a Cruiserweight Open Match by the announcers (despite already having been advertised as one of the wrestlers in the match on and on the No Way Out merchandise); he entered last and pinned Jimmy Wang Yang after a frog splash, thus winning the Cruiserweight Championship from Gregory Helms.[59] On 24 June, Guerrero retained his title against Jimmy Wang Yang at Vengeance: Night of Champions.[60] He then retained his title on 29 June episode of SmackDown! in a triple threat match that also involved Jamie Noble and Funaki, when he pinned Funaki after the Gory Bomb.[61] At The Great American Bash, he lost the Cruiserweight title in a Cruiserweight open when Hornswoggle pinned Noble (Hornswoggle was not originally in the match but was in the ring when the bell rang, thus becoming an official entrant).[62]

Guerrero then turned his attention to Rey Mysterio, whom he had put out of action, in storyline, in 2006. Before Mysterio's return at SummerSlam, Guerrero mocked Mysterio's knee injury and taunted him during matches.[63][64][65] He was, however, unable to defeat Mysterio at the pay-per-view.[66] He then lost an "I Quit" rematch to Mysterio, when Mysterio continued to assault Chavo's left knee with a steel chair, which is what Chavo did to Mysterio in the first "I Quit" match thus injuring him in storyline.[67] This allowed Guerrero to have time off to serve his suspension for violating the WWE Wellness Policy.[68]

ECW Champion and La Familia (2007–2009)[edit]

See also: La Familia
Guerrero as ECW Champion in 2008

Chavo remained inactive until the 18 December 2007 episode of ECW, where he appeared after the main event between WWE United States Champion Montel Vontavious Porter and ECW Champion CM Punk and proceeded to attack the vulnerable ECW Champion, sending a message that he wanted a title shot.[69]

With the beginning of 2008, Guerrero entered a feud with CM Punk regarding his ECW title. Guerrero challenged Punk to several matches[70][71] until he finally won the third via countout after interference from World Heavyweight Champion Edge to earn a championship match.[72][73] The previous matches he lost via countout and disqualification.[70][71] On 22 January episode of ECW, Guerrero defeated CM Punk in a No Disqualification match to win the ECW title following interference from Edge. In the process he proclaimed Edge and company as his "familia".[9][74][75] He then successfully defended his title against CM Punk at No Way Out and on the 4 March episode of ECW, both times pinning Punk after a frog splash.[76]

At WrestleMania XXIV, Guerrero lost the ECW Championship to Kane in a record eleven seconds.[77] Shortly afterward, Bam Neely debuted to act as his bodyguard. Shortly after losing the ECW Championship, Guerrero had several attempts to regain the ECW Championship including losing to Kane at Backlash and also failing to become the number one contender at One Night Stand. Guerrero became involved in the Edge-Undertaker rivalry at this point, but Edge later turned on all La Familia teammates, including Guerrero. After this, Guerrero returned to singles and tag team action with Neely, feuding with ECW newcomers Evan Bourne and Ricky Ortiz, and also attempted to regain the ECW Championship at Unforgiven in a Championship Scramble match, but failed. He also was embroiled in the Undertaker-Big Show storyline, and lost a Casket match to the Undertaker on 31 October. After that he tried to win the ECW Championship from Matt Hardy, but he failed to win the title.

Final storylines (2009–2011)[edit]

Guerrero was drafted to the Raw brand as part of the 2009 Supplemental Draft.[78] He then became involved in the feud between Vickie Guerrero and Santino Marella, in which he attempted to help his Aunt in law on numerous occasions. At Extreme Rules, Guerrero and his aunt faced Santino in a Hog Pen match, in which the duo lost. Upon Vickie's departure from WWE, Chavo continued to feud with Marella and defeated him on 18 June episode of WWE Superstars.[79]

Guerrero next feuded with Hornswoggle, where the two faced off in various types of matches (in which a handicap of some sort was imposed on Guerrero by the various celebrity guests left in charge of Raw every week) with Hornswoggle gaining the wins. Chavo finally exacted revenge when he and Chris Masters defeated Hornswoggle and Santino Marella in a tag team match on the September 28, 2009 episode of RAW. After the match, Chavo stopped Masters from attacking Hornswoggle, ending the feud.[80] Their feud won the award of Worst Feud of the Year by Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

On October, 19, 2009, of Raw, saw the guest host as Snoop Dogg. Chavo managed Jillian in her match for the WWE Women's Championship against Melina accompanied by Hornswoggle. Due to distraction of Hornswoggle to Chavo, Chavo could not distract the referee, resulting in Melina to retain her championship. After the match, Chavo grabs Hornswoggle, Snoop Dogg ran down the entrance-way to break to stop the assault by Chavo. The two starred off and "trash talked" back and fourth. Chavo then pushes Snoop Dogg a couple of times before Hornswoggle causes for Snoop Dogg to clothesline Chavo. After this, they stare-off again and Snoop Dogg counters an attack by Chavo, Snoop then spears him. This results in the Divas locker room to come out and celebrate with him. Snoop Dogg is currently in the WWE Hall Of Fame. Earlier that night, Cody RhodesJack SwaggerKofi KingstonMark Henry and The Big Show defeated Chavo Guerrero, Chris Masters, Evan Bourne, Montel Vontavious Porter & Primo.

Guerrero at the WWE's Tribute to the Troops event in December 2010

As part of the 2010 WWE Supplemental Draft, Guererro was drafted back to the SmackDown brand. On Chavo's first night back to Smackdown, Kane came out and chokeslammed him during a promo to welcome him back to Smackdown. He then started an alliance with Dolph Ziggler, and the duo defeated Christian in a handicap match. They both competed in a Battle Royal to determine who would replace The Undertaker in the World Heavyweight Championship match at Fatal Four Way, which was won by Rey Mysterio. On 9 July episode of Smackdown, Guerrero competed in a triple threat Money in the Bank qualifying match, along with Dolph Ziggler and MVP. Throughout the match, it became apparent that Vickie Guerrero (Ziggler's manager) had told Guerrero and Ziggler to work together to ensure Ziggler qualified for Smackdown's Money in the Bank ladder match. During the match, however, when both MVP and Ziggler were down, Guerrero attempted to pin MVP to win the match himself, turning his back on Vickie and Ziggler, thus ending the alliance.

Guerrero portrayed Jack Swagger's Soaring Eagle mascot, however this was later dropped. On 30 January 2011, Chavo competed in the 2011 Royal Rumble match as the tenth entry before being eliminated by the eleventh entrant, Mark Henry.[81] At the event, Guerrero would pay tribute to Eddie, by performing the three amigos during the match to nearly everyone in the ring that resulted in a "crowd pop".

On 8 March, Chavo was announced as a NXT Pro to Darren Young for the fifth season of WWE NXT. On 6 May episode of SmackDown, Chavo commentated on a match between Tyson Kidd and Sin Cara, which Sin Cara won. After the match, Chavo and Sin Cara shook hands, with Chavo hinting at a future match between them. On 13 May episode of SmackDown, Chavo interfered in the match between Sin Cara and Daniel Bryan, helping Sin Cara win. At Over The Limit, Sin Cara defeated Guerrero, and again on SmackDown to end their feud. Afterward, he mainly appeared on NXT with his rookie Darren Young. His last match in WWE was teaming up with JTG and Darren Young against Yoshi Tatsu, Conor O'Brian and Vladimir Kozlov on NXT in a losing effort.

On 25 June 2011, at his request, Guerrero was released by WWE.[82]

Independent circuit (2011–2012)[edit]

Guerrero on the American independent circuit in 2014

Chavo Guerrero appeared for the first time since his WWE departure at WWC's Anniversario event on 15 and 16 July 2011.[83] On 16 July, Guerrero defeated El Sensacional Carlitos and Orlando Colón to win the WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Championship.[84]

In December 2011, Guerrero took part in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's India project, Ring Ka King. During the first week of tapings, Guerrero and Bulldog Hart were crowned the promotion's inaugural Tag Team Champions.[85]

On 28 July 2012, Guerrero appeared at a Vendetta Pro Wrestling event in Lompoc, California, defeating Joey Ryan for the vacant Vendetta Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Championship,[86] holding the title until 27 October 2012 when he lost it to Chris Masters, being the last person eliminated in a Four-Way Elimination with Rik Luxury and Sean Casey having been eliminated prior.[87]

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2012–2013)[edit]

On July 18, 2012, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) announced that they had signed Guerrero to a contract.[88] He made his debut as a face on 26 July episode of Impact Wrestling, aligning himself with Hernandez and beginning a short feud with Gunner and Kid Kash.[89] Guerrero made his TNA pay-per-view debut on 12 August at Hardcore Justice, where he teamed with Hernandez to defeat Gunner and Kash in a tag team match.[90] The two subsequently set their sights on the TNA World Tag Team Championship, unsuccessfully challenging champions Christopher Daniels and Kazarian for the titles on 6 September episode of Impact Wrestling.[91] Guerrero and Hernandez ultimately defeated Daniels and Kazarian on 14 October at Bound for Glory, in three-way match, also involving A.J. Styles and Kurt Angle to become the new TNA World Tag Team Champions.[92] Guerrero and Hernandez made their first title defense on 11 November at Turning Point, defeating Daniels and Kazarian in rematch to retain their titles.[93] On 9 December at Final Resolution, Guerrero and Hernandez retained the World Tag Team Championship against Joey Ryan and Matt Morgan via disqualification.[94] Guerrero and Hernandez then defeated Ryan and Morgan again on 13 January 2013, at Genesis, to retain their titles.[95] On 25 January, at the tapings of the 31 January episode of Impact Wrestling in Manchester, England, Guerrero and Hernandez lost the TNA World Tag Team Championship to Austin Aries and Bobby Roode, ending their reign at 103 days.[96]

Hernandez and Chavo Guerrero as TNA World Tag Team Champions

Guerrero and Hernandez received their rematch for the titles on March 10 at Lockdown, but were again defeated by Aries and Roode in a three-way match, also involving Bad Influence (Christopher Daniels and Kazarian).[97] On following episode of Impact Wrestling, Guerrero and Hernandez were set for another shot at the titles, but the two were ambushed by the Aces & Eights before the match could start.[98] The title match took place the following week, where Guerrero and Hernandez failed again to regain the TNA World Tag Team Championship, following interference from Daniels and Kazarian.[99] On the next episode of Impact Wrestling, Guerrero and Hernandez defeated Daniels and Kazarian to earn another shot at the TNA World Tag Team Championship.[100] Guerrero and Hernandez received their title shot on 11 April episode of Impact Wrestling, where they defeated Aries and Roode in a Two-out-of-Three Falls match, with the added stipulation that they would have to break up if they lost, to regain the TNA World Tag Team Championship.[101] On 25 April episode of Impact Wrestling, Guerrero and Hernandez successfully defended their titles against Aries and Roode in rematch after an inadvertent interference from Christopher Daniels and Kazarian.[102] On 2 June at Slammiversary XI, Guerrero and Hernandez lost the TNA World Tag Team Championship to Gunner and James Storm in a fatal four-way elimination match, also involving Austin Aries and Bobby Roode and Bad Influence.[103] On the following episode of Impact Wrestling, Guerrero was defeated by Hernandez in a 2013 Bound for Glory Series qualifying match.[104] On June 18, of Impact Wrestling Destination X special, Chavo took part in a qualifying match to compete in an Ultimate X for the TNA X Division Championship but was unsuccessful, which was won by Manik that also including Kenny King. On December 12, Chavo was able to collect a briefcase in the Feast or Fired match, which was revealed the following week to contain a pink slip which means he is fired from TNA. Guerrero's profile was later removed from the official site and TNA issued a press release confirming his release as legitimate.[105]

Return to the independent circuit (2014–present)[edit]

On August 2, 2014, Guerrero teamed with his father Chavo Guerrero, Sr. at Vendetta Pro Wrestling's "Summer Sizzle V – VendettaVersary" event in a "Father & Son vs. Father & Son" Tag Team match against La Familia de Tijuana (Damián 666 & Bestia 666). Los Guerreros picked up the win. Following the match, Damián made a challenge to Guerrero Jr. to a hair-vs-hair match, in which he volunteered to put Bestia's hair on the line against the hair of Guerrero Sr. After considerable bickering by both sides, Guerrero Jr. picked up the win in an officially-timed four seconds. Bestia fled the arena, claiming later that he never agreed to the stipulation himself.[106] On 19 September 2014, Guerrero made his debut for Chikara, when he, Hernandez and Homicide, representing LAX, took part in the 2014 King of Trios. They were eliminated from the tournament in the first round by the Golden Trio (Dasher Hatfield, Icarus and Mark Angelosetti).[107]

Lucha Underground (2014–2016)[edit]

In September 2014, it was reported that Guerrero had signed with the El Rey Network's new television series, Lucha Underground.[108] Guerrero wrestled in the first match of the debut episode of Lucha Underground on 29 October, losing to Blue Demon Jr.[109] On 5 November episode, Guerrero turned heel (a villainous character) by using a chair to attack both Blue Demon Jr. and Sexy Star, who was Guerrero's tag partner earlier in the episode.[110] On 7 January 2015, episode (taped October 5, 2014),[111] Guerrero participated in a 20-men Aztec Warfare battle royal to become the inaugural Lucha Underground Champion. However, he was attacked by Blue Demon and eliminated by Sexy Star.[112] On 18 January 2015, (aired 18 February) Guerrero was defeated by Mil Muertes and left LU. On May 20, 2015, Guerrero appeared in a video where he offered his help to Aztec Dragon to save his protegeé, Black Lotus. However, on 3 June 2015, Guerrero attacked Lotus, aligned himself with Dario Cueto and The Crew. Guerrero returned to Lucha Underground on 10 June (taped 22 March 2015), defeating Blue Demon Jr.[113] On January 10, 2016, Guerrero won the vacant Gift of the Gods Championship in a match also involving Aero Star, El Siniestro de la Muerte, Joey Ryan, Sexy Star, Texano, and The Mack,[114] though he lost the championship a week later to Cage. On November 3 Guerrero lost to Rey Mysterio in a "loser leaves Lucha Underground" match and per stipulation had to leave the Lucha Underground temple. Guerrero still works with LU backstage.

Other work[edit]

He has appeared at least 19 video games, such as the WCW games, (an example being WCW revenge) WWE survivor series for the gameboy advance, Smackdown vs raw games and WWE '12. His face was scanned in order to make his character look realistic. He also did some voice acting for these games.[115]

Chavo was in two documentaries about Rey Mysterio called "The biggest little man" and "Rey Mysterio: 619" (619 is the area code of San Diego which is also Rey's finishing move)

Guerrero also has his own internet show/podcast called "The Chavo Show" on[116]

Chavo Guerrero and Rey Mysterio own an online merchandise stored named ""[117]

Being Eddie's nephew and close to him, Chavo was featured on "Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero".

Chavo has appeared on various podcasts such as Chris Jericho's "Talk is Jericho" and Roddy Piper's "Pipers Pit" podcast.[118][119]

Chavo appeared on the talk show "Tweet Out" created by Brian R. Keathley. Chavo talks about Tales of pro wrestling and "ribbing" other wrestlers.

He also was the "giant bird" on Silent Library in 2011 which is a game show.

During 2016, Chavo appeared in three episodes of "The business of the business" created by Vince Russo.

Acting career[edit]

Guerrero's acting career has consisted of minor roles over the years. Starting in 1996 when he appeared in the tv show "Red shoe diaries", in which he played as a wrestler. This was only two years after his professional wrestling debut.[120]

He made an appearance as a fictional wrestler on the NBC TV series Grimm on the fifth-season episode "Silence of the Slams". The episode aired on 18 March 2016.[121]

Also in 2016 Chavo plays as a character] named "Silas" in "Fight to the Finish" which is about an amateur fighter] that makes an enemy with a "hardened thug" and becomes threatened in his personal life. The movie is an action/sport/romance and was directed by Warren Sheppard.[122]

Again in 2016, Chavo played a character named "Tex-Mex" which was one of the main characters in the movie "Vigilante Diaries" It is an action movie and was directed by Christian Sesma as well as wrote by him along with Paul Sloan.[123]

In 2017, Chavo appeared in G.L.O.W which is a Netflix series that started also in 2017. It was created by Liz Flahive and is about female professional wrestlers in Los Angeles. Chavo was in two episodes. He played as El Mayordomo / James Vasquez.[124]

Comic book career[edit]

Chavo Guerrero Jr. had revealed that he is a big comic book fan and then after has worked with Lion Forge Studios to create "Chavo Guerrero's Warriors creed" which stars the main character as himself.[125] The comic is available in multiple comic book stores around the world. The comics are available for online reading. The first issue was published in June 2016.[126] At least four issues of the comic has been published.[127] The books have been wrote by author Fabian Nicieza.[128]

Personal life[edit]

Chavo has moved from El Paso, Texas to San Diego, California in his new holiday home.[129]

Chavo is the son of Salvador "Chavo" Guerrero and Nancy Vasquez.[130] He married his wife Susan in 1998 and has two sons with her.[131] On August 30, 2007, Guerrero, along with nine other WWE wrestlers were named by Sports Illustrated to be given illegal steroids not in compliance with the Talent Wellness program. Guerrero received somatropin, nandrolone, and anastrozole between April 2005 and May 2006. Chris Benoit, Eddie Guerrero, and Brian Adams were also discovered to have been given steroids prior to their deaths during this investigation, as well as former WWE Wrestler Sylvain Grenier.[68][132]

On June 25, 2007, Chris Benoit (a close friend of Guerrero), his wife Nancy, and their son Daniel were found dead at their home (their deaths have since been ruled a double homicide-suicide perpetrated by Chris Benoit).[133] Guerrero was reportedly one of the last people to talk to Benoit and one of the people to whom Benoit sent text messages before committing suicide.[134]

In July 2016, Guerrero and his father were named part of a class action lawsuit filed against WWE which alleged that wrestlers incurred traumatic brain injuries during their tenure and that the company concealed the risks of injury. The suit is litigated by attorney Konstantine Kyros, who has been involved in a number of other lawsuits against WWE.[135]

On 11 February 2017, Chavo's father died at the age of 68 due to liver cancer.[136]

Chavo now gets to spend more time with Susan Guerrero since he is on the road less. He said that wrestling is more suitable for the single life. He also says that while he was on the road, he missed his wife's cooking the most, without hesitation.[137]

In wrestling[edit]

Guerrero performing the frog splash on Christopher Daniels
Guerrero executing a vertical suplex against Mike Rollins as part of a "Three Amigos" sequence

Signature moves

With Eddie Guerrero[165]

  • Brainbuster followed by frog splash[166]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Chavo Guerrero as ECW Champion

Luchas de Apuestas record[edit]

Winner (wager) Loser (wager) Location Event Date Notes
Eddie Guerrero (hair) Chavo Guerrero Jr. (hair) San Diego, California Bash at the Beach July 12, 1998
Chavo Guerrero Jr. (hair) Damián 666 (hair) Santa Maria, California Summer Sizzle V – VendettaVersary August 2, 2014 [Note 1]


  1. ^ Chavo Guerrero Jr. wagered Chavo Guerrero Sr.'s hair and Damián 666 wagered Bestia 666's hair; however, Bestia 666 left the arena before the Guerreros could cut his hair.


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