While wwe's footage featuring the late chris benoit is featured in its original form on the wwe network, an advisory is shown prior to some content showcasing the late wrestler, as well as non-pg. Whatever the cause behind the chris benoit murder-suicide over that weekend, the wwe reacted quickly and firmly in this last 9 years, the name of chris benoit has been omitted from all merchandise, promotional materials and past history.
The 15 matches selected did an excellent job portraying how chris benoit carried himself inside the ring and they all are really great in their own, individual way two matches i would recommended to be included would be benoit's matches against the rock from fully loaded '00 and against 'stone cold' steve austin from smackdown in 2001. When i take my mind back 10 years to the days and weeks right before and right after chris benoit murdered his wife and son, one thing in particular always jumps to the forefront of my thoughts.
The 2007 benoit family tragedy – that saw chris benoit murder his wife nancy and young son daniel, before committing suicide – was one of the most shocking and pivotal moments in wwe history. When your idols fail: the betrayal of wwe’s hidden legend chris benoit perhaps chris benoit was always a man capable of this, even before his first diving headbutt.
Chris benoit, before his tragic death, was a world renowned, top card professional wrestler for mainstream professional wrestling company, world wrestling entertainment (wwe) formerly world wrestling federation (wwf.
After chris benoit's double murder suicide in 2007, wwe virtually erased him from their history books, never mentioning his name again for example, he has no profile on wwecom while a lot of episodes from the wwe network are missing because benoit was a regular at the time. Chris benoit's untimely death in 2007 sent shock waves through the entire pro wrestling community the double murder-suicide saw benoit, in a mentally deteriorated state, kill his wife and strangle his seven-year-old son before hanging himself with a cable cord from a weight machine.
All of chris benoit championship wins in wwe/wwf - duration: 13:06 jd-champ 264,413 views 13:06 a debuting john cena accepts kurt angle's open challenge. The former wwe world heavyweight champion killed his wife and son, before eventually killing himself at the family's home in georgia speaking legendary professional wrestling commentator jim ross on his podcast 'the ross report' , former wwe personality and current espn broadcaster jonathan coachman spoke a bit about benoit around the time of the death.
Benoit did, however, admit having a certain amount of respect for sullivan, saying on the dvd hard knocks: the chris benoit story that sullivan never took undue liberties in the ring during their feud, even though he blamed benoit for breaking up his marriage.