Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Chavo Guerrero, Sr.

WWE Smackdown-Rey Mysterio Vs Chavo Guerrero

Salvador Guerrero III (born January 7, 1948), better known as Chavo Guerrero or Chavo Guerrero, Sr., is a former professional wrestler. He is known for his work in Universal Wrestling Federation (UWF), American Wrestling Association (AWA) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and for being the father of current superstar Chavo Guerrero, Jr. He is the oldest son of Salvador "Gory" Guerrero, and part of the Guerrero wrestling family.
Earlier in his career, Guerrero feuded with Atsushi Onita in Japan over lighter-weight titles.In the 1970s, Guerrero moved his family to California so he could compete in Los Angeles's World Wrestling Association (WWA). He also feuded with Roddy Piper for the NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship.Guerrero held the title 15 times between 1975 and 1980.
He usually teamed with his brothers, Mando and Hector wherever he wrestled. In the late 1980s wrestling in the AWA on ESPN. He was teaming with his brother Mando to go after the AWA World Tag Team Championship held by Diamond Dallas Page's team of Badd Company (Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka).
In 2004, Guerrero began working for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), joining his son Chavo, Jr. in a feud with the younger Chavo's uncle and elder Chavo's brother Eddie. While with WWE he competed as Chavo Classic and became the oldest WWE Cruiserweight Champion in history,defeating Chavo, Jr. and Spike Dudley in a triple threat match. He eventually lost the title to Rey Mysterio less than a month later. On June 15, 2004, he was fired by WWE for no-showing a SmackDown! house show two days earlier.

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