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Chavo Guerrero Sr.

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Salvador Guerrero III (January 7, 1949 – February 11, 2017) better known as Chavo Guerrero or Chavo Guerrero Sr., and also known during the 21st century as "Chavo Classic", was a professional wrestler. He was born in El Paso, Texas.

He was best known for his work in Universal Wrestling Federation (UWF), American Wrestling Association (AWA) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and for being the father of third generation wrestler Chavo Guerrero Jr.. He was the oldest son of Salvador "Gory" Guerrero, and part of the Guerrero wrestling family.

He was the oldest WWE Cruiserweight Champion. On June 15, 2004, he was fired by WWE for no-showing multiple SmackDown! house shows.[1]

On February 11, 2017, Guerrero died of liver cancer in El Paso at the age of 68.


  1. Kapur, Bob (November 27, 2007). "Chavo Classic still loves 'that feeling'". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2010-01-28.