Chris Benoit Real Name: Chris Benoit Stats:
5' 10" 218
lbs. Born: May 21, 1967
is one the most respected mat technicians in the last 25 years. Standing
5' 10" and weighing 220 lbs., Benoit is unlikely to intimidate
opponents because of his size, but it is his tenaciousness, intensity
and aggressiveness that has caused him to be referred to as "the
Crippler", "the Wolverine" and "the Human Buzzsaw."
his wrestling career in Calgary Stampede wrestling after training under
the legendary Stu Hart in the vaunted "Hart Dungeon." Often
teaming with one of the Hart Brothers, Benoit won tag titles while traveling
to the United States and to Japan. In Japan and in Mexico Benoit was
much admired as he wrestled under the moniker "the Pegasus Kid."
After winning the Light Heavyweight title in Mexico, Benoit headed north
to Pennsylvania where he showcased his extreme style in Extreme Championship
In 1995, Benoit
moved on to World Championship Wrestling where he would become became
a member of the most elite fraternity in professional wrestling, the
Four Horsemen. Later, Benoit won the WCW World Title belt but
frustrated with the behind the scenes political situation in the company,
he departed the next week, and moved on to the World Wrestling Federation
where he anticipates finding even greater success.