Benoit’s son desires to enter wrestling (Photograph: WWE)
Ex-WWE star Chavo Guerrero has backed Chris Benoit’s son David to get into the wrestling enterprise.
The previous Cruiserweight Champion – who misplaced his uncle Eddie Guerrero in November 2005 and shut buddy Chris 18 months later – has opened up on David’s plans to interrupt into the professional wrestling world.
Chavo identified that Benoit’s son shouldn’t be held again by his father’s double murder-suicide, when he killed his wife Nancy and seven-year-old son Daniel over one weekend in June 2007.
He informed Chris Van Vliet on YouTube: ‘I would like him to [get into wrestling]. I’d love for him to try this. It’s robust, as a result of he seems a lot like his father.
‘And it’s one thing that — man, it sucks for him, as a result of he simply received performed only a uncooked hand. You already know, he didn’t do something incorrect, however but he nonetheless suffers from the results of his father, and the circumstances that surrounded his dying.
Chavo thinks Daniel deserves an opportunity (Photograph: WWE)
‘And it’s such a poor man, man, he nonetheless will get it. And he’s most likely like me, simply needed to be a wrestler too. With him, it’s one thing that — it’s sort of “the ball’s in his court docket.” ‘
David has been open about his wrestling ambitions – albeit not essentially in WWE – and he has even recommended prior to now he want to undertake his dad’s title, ring gear and entrance music.
In a earlier interview – additionally with Chris Van Vliet – he mentioned: ‘I’ve his center title. I can legally use it if I need to.
‘Yeah [I would wrestle as Chris Benoit Jr]. I believe that will be cool. I received the tights with the claw.’
Chavo – was obtained a textual content from Benoit shortly earlier than he took his personal life – identified that David would by no means be capable of match his late dad’s wrestling capacity.
‘Yeah, he’ll by no means fill these footwear. You’ll be able to’t fill footwear of Chris Benoit, of a Bret Hart, of a Shawn Michaels, of an Eddie Guerrero, of a Rey Mysterio,’ he added.
‘You simply can’t. You’ll be able to simply be you. You already know? Have a look at Dominik Mysterio proper now, arising. Is he Rey Mysterio? No, you recognize? However he’s kicking butt. He’s Dominik, and I inform him the identical factor.
‘”You — man, simply be you.” He’s being sheltered proper now, he’s being led and guarded in WWE. There’ll be a time that he gained’t have that safety round him. He’s going to must be himself.’