Back in 2007, the pro wrestling world took a major hit when Chris Benoit and his family were killed in what the police called a murder-suicide. Since that day, World Wrestling Entertainment doesn’t acknowledge anything about Benoit and he name only gets brought up by fans and other wrestling. Pro wrestling journalist Bill Apter has been in this industry for a long time and the...
By Steve DelVecchio Rumors about a potential movie that tells the story of former wrestling star Chris Benoit’s life have been swirling lately, and now we know the actor who will be playing the lead role. Wrestling Observer reports (via The Sportster) that Liev Schreiber is set to star as Benoit in “Crossface,” which will be based on Matthew Randazzo’s book “Ring of...
- Smith Stewart Hart is the oldest brother of Bret Hart. He took to Twitter to announce the professional wrestling debut of somebody that may make a splash in the wrestling community in the near future. Smith Hart @SmithHart1 · 16h David Benoit (Chris Benoit’s son) will make his in ring debut on July 18th in Calgary for Hart Legacy Wrestling tagging with Chavo Guerrero. ...
Chris Benoit is known as one of the greatest wrestlers to have existed, but he is also known as a monster. His legacy is stained by the blood of his murdered wife and child. It was a legacy that was stained by his very hands. Benoit took his life either in a fit of madness or guilt; no one truly knows. What we do know was that pro-wrestling was forever changed. WWE for a time blacklisted...
In a move that is sure to spark conversation, the WWE are lifting the “Benoit Ban.” All mentions and matches of Benoit have been removed from WWE programming for almost seven years. That ban is officially over.
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