While doing a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Kevin Sullivan revealed that everyone was against his idea of putting the WCW World Heavyweight Championship on Chris Benoit. Sid Vicious said he was against the idea and even told that to Benoit himself. Sullivan said that it was hard to put over someone like Benoit because management had other guys making more than a million dollars a year.
December 17, 2015
Vickie Guerrero did a podcast interview with Chris Jericho this week, and she revealed something rather interesting about the Radicalz making the jump to WWE. She revealed that even before Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko, Perry Saturn and Eddie Guerrero were released by WCW, there were discussions being had with Vince McMahon, which is essentially contract tampering. No lawsuit is likely to take place since the company no longer exists.
April 11, 2015
A rather interesting revelation has been made about the Chris Benoit murder suicide recently. During an interview, Smith Hart, the older brother of Bret Hart and Owen Hart, revealed that Natalya had been staying at the Benoit house a little more than a week before the tragedy occurred. Hart also stated that his niece did not notice any tension between Benoit and his wife. He also stated that the Hart family does not believe that Benoit did it.
March 19, 2015
Back when Eddie Guerrero, Dean Malenko, Chris Benoit and Perry Saturn decided to leave WCW for WWE, they tried to leave the door open for others to follow them. Guerrero actually went up to Triple H and suggested that the company bring in Konnan because he feels that there are plenty of stories that the two of them can do together. The idea was brought to Vince McMahon, and he reportedly turned it down because of the previous run.
March 15, 2015
An interesting tidbit was revealed by Chris Jericho during a recent interview with Back Sports Page. He stated that he has a disclaimer on Chris Benoit in his new book. Jericho stated that he wanted to warn the readers because he talks about Benoit quite a bit, and he does so in positive manners. The former WWE Undisputed Champion did not want to offend those that are still upset with Benoit for killing his wife and child eight years ago.
February 27, 2015