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Chris Benoit

Christopher Michael Benoit (May 21, 1967June 24, 2007) was a Canadian professional wrestler who wrestled for Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and World Wrestling Entertainment. A two-time World Heavyweight Champion, he was widely regarded as one of the best technical professional wrestlers of his generation. Chris Benoit, his wife Nancy, and their 7-year-old son Daniel were found dead in their Fayetteville, Georgia home on June 25, 2007. Authorities later confirmed Benoit killed his wife and son, and later himself.

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Liev Schreiber -- I'm NOT Playing Wrestler Chris Benoit In Tragic Biopic

Liev Schreiber
NOT Playing Chris Benoit In Tragic Biopic

Liev Schreiber will NOT be playing wrestler Chris Benoit -- who murdered his wife and son in 2007, then committed suicide -- in a biopic about the wrestler's life ... despite reports to the… READ MORE >

Muscle Relaxer Found on Arrested WWE Star

Muscle Relaxer Found on Arrested WWE Star

Chris Jericho's jail buddy and fellow WWE star Greg "Hurricane" Helms had a single muscle relaxer -- as in one pill -- on him when he was arrested last week for public intoxication ... this… READ MORE >

- 1722 days ago
Chris Benoit Doc Gets Ten in The Pen

Chris Benoit Doc Gets Ten in The Pen

The doctor who prescribed steroids for late wrestler Chris Benoit is going to prison for ten years.Dr. Phil Astin was sentenced today in Georgia after he pled guilty to 25 counts back in January,… READ MORE >

- 1988 days ago
WWE Tackles Drug Problem

WWE Tackles Drug Problem

In the wake of the death of wrestler Crush (aka Brian Adams), and the murder-suicide involving wrestler Chris Benoit, World Wrestling Entertainment sent a letter to more than 500 former WWE… READ MORE >

- 2584 days ago
Dad: Benoit Was Demented

Dad: Benoit Was Demented

The father of dead WWE star Chris Benoit says that it might have been the effect of multiple concussions, not steroids, that drove Chris to kill his wife and son and then hang himself.Michael… READ MORE >

- 2603 days ago
Kimmel's Benoit Burn Too Hot for TV

Kimmel's Benoit Burn
Too Hot for TV

There is a line you can cross when roasting Flavor Flav -- and Jimmy Kimmel was the one who crossed it.During last night's four-letter fest in honor of the "Flavor of Love" star, Kimmel was poking… READ MORE >

- 2647 days ago
Benoit Had Steroids in His System

Benoit Had Steroids in His System

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says steroids were found in the body of pro wrestler Chris Benoit, who killed his wife and young son last month before hanging himself.Benoit's wife Nancy had… READ MORE >

- 2653 days ago
Wrestler: Don't Blame WWE for Benoit Killings

Wrestler:
Don't Blame WWE for Benoit Killings

Onetime wrestling star, Steve "The Lethal Weapon" Blackman believes the WWE is not responsible for the grisly double-murder/suicide of Chris Benoit ... and he's beseeching the King -- er, Larry… READ MORE >

- 2660 days ago
Chris Benoit Lives on ... at Target

Chris Benoit Lives on ... at Target

A loyal TMZ reader has informed us that all merchandise related to the dead wrestler has been pulled from the WWE website, you can still find Chris Benoit (or at least his action figure) at your… READ MORE >

- 2667 days ago
WWE to Canada: Take Off, Hosers

WWE to Canada: Take Off, Hosers

The Chris Benoit double murder/suicide is still rocking the WWE, as they announced the cancellation of all Canadian events for the next month -- all because of the former "Canadian Crippler."… READ MORE >

- 2667 days ago

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