WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has named one of the men he introduced to the company as the greatest in-ring performer he’s ever seen.
On a recent edition of his Grilling JR podcast. Jim Ross discussed the career of the late, great, Eddie Guerrero.
By 2005, Latino Heat had reached the pinnacle of WWE, having won the WWE Championship from Brock Lesnar at No Way Out 2004 for a reign that is fondly remembered to this day.
On November 13th, 2005, however, the shocking news broke that Guerrero had passed away at just 38 years old.
On the podcast, JR recalled the great matches Guerrero had against a variety of opponents, and said he has never seen a more talented performer.
“I don’t know that I’ve ever seen a more talented in-ring performer than Eddie Guerrero. He had great matches, Conrad [host Conrad Thompson], with so many different guys in WWE when I was there.
“When I brought him in there, he had been waiting for this opportunity. He was hungry, he was angry, he’s p*ssed off all the time because he thought he had to wait too long to get his break, and I can’t disagree with that.”
On October 9th, the wrestling world paid tribute to Eddie Guerrero on what would have been his 55th birthday.
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