Ex-WWE Star Backstage At SmackDown, J.R. Speaks On Chavo
– Jim Ross posted the following on his website JRsBARBQ.com regarding Chavo Guerrero’s WWE release: “Sorry to hear of Chavo Guerrero leaving WWE after many years with the company. I don’t know the details but from what I read Chavo asked for his release and wanted to explore other options. Chavo is a talented guy who comes from a regal, wrestling family who I respect greatly. Chavo strikes me as the type of wrestler who has given his post wrestling career adequate thought and even though Chavo can and likely will continue to wrestle, one can never over stay their welcome inside the ring and everyone has to have an exit strategy at some point.”
– Gene Snitsky was backstage at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports there are rumors of the former WWE star returning to the organization.
– Yesterday was the was the fourth anniversary of the WWE Vengeance PPV in Houston that Chris Benoit didn’t show up at, and today would be the anniversary of the RAW episode that highlighted his life and career. It was also discovered that night that Chris Benoit took the lives of his wife and child, and then took his own life.
– WWE Vintage Collection continues to highlight cruiserweight action as this weekend’s episode featured the following bouts:
* Alex Wright vs. Sabu from WCW Monday Nitro on September 11, 1995
* Juventud Guerrera vs. Blitzkrieg from WCW Spring Stampede 1999
* Koko B. Ware vs. “Dangerous” Danny Davis from a Madison Square Garden event on May 18, 1987
* Ultimo Dragon vs. Jushin “Thunder” Liger from WCW Japan Supershow 3