Eddie Guerrero tragically passed away on November 13, 2005, from acute heart failure due to underlying atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Monday marked the 18th anniversary of Guerrero’s passing, and several wrestling stars took to social media to pay tribute to the late WWE Hall of Famer.
You can check out some of the tribute posts below:
18 years since we lost Eddie Guerrero…
Missed every single day 🙏
Viva La Raza 💚🤍❤️ pic.twitter.com/nqvFlt3nBt
— WWE on TNT Sports (@wweontnt) November 13, 2023
18yrs ago today we lost a ring warrior.
This is the exact wrist tape I wore in TNA @IMPACTWRESTLING after learning of his passing.
RIP and sigue caminando con dios mi amigo. 🙏🏽💪🏽#EddieGuerrero pic.twitter.com/KS2zPvboeQ
— Bully Ray (@bullyray5150) November 14, 2023
Remembering the great Eddie Guerrero who passed on this day in 2005. One of the greatest! Forever missed. 10/9/67- 11/13/05. One of my favorite matches! Eddie Guerrero vs Johnny B. Baddhttps://t.co/MgeClqPV4B pic.twitter.com/49CiBoKlnr
— Marc Mero (@MarcMero) November 13, 2023
Hard to believe its been 18 years since #EddieGuerrero passed. Had the honor of sharing many road trips with him. Fantastic guy, fantastic heart, even a better wrestler, 1 of the best of all time! Thanks for some great memories & the great action I was honored to sit ringside for
— David Penzer (@davidpenzer) November 14, 2023
This is by far the most emotional one.
Ill never act like I was cool like that with Eddie but the few times we spoke in person or on the phone, he genuinely cared about what I had to say. So amazing to be able to communicate with The GOAT.
I wish he was still here. https://t.co/BH3aHNyaYP
— The Monsta (@SteveMackDHS) November 13, 2023
RIP Eddie Guerrero. Viva La Raza pic.twitter.com/OkOLbSzofj
— The Monsta (@SteveMackDHS) November 13, 2023
gave me the honor of THE BEST ⭐️WRESTLING⭐️ match of my entire career at the historic Queens Elks lodge
On this evening my wife was in my corner had a few spots w/ Eddie as well – we speak of this often and how honored and privileged we are for this.
– always grateful https://t.co/AAYZi1R8Pq
— CROWBAR (@wcwcrowbar) November 13, 2023
18 years later 🕊️
RIP Eddie Guerrero ❤️ pic.twitter.com/VWMb4y1S3X
— Bollywood Boyz (@BollywoodBoyz) November 13, 2023
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Eddie Guerrero: Remembering a Wrestling Legend
On November 13, 2005, the wrestling world was devastated by the tragic passing of Eddie Guerrero. The beloved WWE Hall of Famer died from acute heart failure caused by underlying atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. This year marked the 18th anniversary of his untimely death, and fans and fellow wrestlers took to social media to pay tribute to the legendary performer.
Known for his charismatic personality, incredible in-ring skills, and his catchphrase “Viva La Raza,” Eddie Guerrero left an indelible mark on the world of professional wrestling. His legacy continues to inspire and influence wrestlers to this day.
Wrestling stars from various promotions shared their heartfelt tributes on Twitter. WWE on TNT Sports tweeted, “18 years since we lost Eddie Guerrero… Missed every single day. Viva La Raza.” This sentiment was echoed by many, highlighting the impact Guerrero had on their lives and the wrestling industry as a whole.
Bully Ray, a former TNA wrestler, shared a photo of the wrist tape he wore in tribute to Guerrero after learning of his passing. He wrote, “RIP and sigue caminando con dios mi amigo,” which translates to “Rest in peace and continue walking with God, my friend.”
Marc Mero, another former wrestler, remembered Guerrero as “one of the greatest” and shared a video of one of his favorite matches. He wrote, “Remembering the great Eddie Guerrero who passed on this day in 2005. One of the greatest! Forever missed.”
David Penzer, a wrestling announcer, reminisced about the road trips he shared with Guerrero. He described him as a fantastic guy with a fantastic heart and praised his wrestling skills, calling him one of the best of all time.
The Monsta, a wrestler known as Steve Mack, shared an emotional tribute. He expressed gratitude for the times he interacted with Guerrero and how much he cared about what he had to say. He ended his tweet by saying, “I wish he was still here.”
These heartfelt tributes from fellow wrestlers and fans alike demonstrate the lasting impact Eddie Guerrero had on the wrestling community. His passion, talent, and dedication to his craft continue to inspire new generations of wrestlers.
18 years may have passed since his untimely death, but Eddie Guerrero’s legacy lives on. His contributions to the world of professional wrestling will never be forgotten. As fans, we can continue to honor his memory by celebrating his accomplishments and cherishing the moments he shared with us in the ring.
Rest in peace, Eddie Guerrero. Viva La Raza!