Hugo Savinovich: Eddie Guerrero Had Even Greater Moments Ahead


Hugo Savinovich: Eddie Guerrero Had Even Greater Moments Ahead
Hugo Savinovich: Eddie Guerrero Had Even Greater Moments Ahead © jim varsallone/YouTube

During a heartfelt conversation on the "K100 w/ Konnan and Disco" podcast, Hugo Savinovich, a former WWE Spanish commentator, delved into the unfulfilled potential and creative genius possessed by the late Eddie Guerrero.

While the WWE Hall of Famer tragically departed in November 2005, his profound impact on the world of professional wrestling remains undeniable. However, according to Savinovich, there was so much more that Guerrero could have contributed.

Savinovich's insights shed light on the untapped possibilities that could have unfolded had Guerrero continued to grace the wrestling ring. "Not only did we miss some great years ahead of him, but I think that the best was yet to come," Savinovich mused.

He underscored Guerrero's unique blend of creativity and wrestling expertise, qualities that had the potential to redefine the entire industry.

Eddie's Creative Evolution

One intriguing aspect that Savinovich contemplated was Guerrero's prospective shift into a more creative role within the wrestling realm.

He envisioned Guerrero not only as a formidable in-ring performer but also as an analyst on Spanish-language wrestling programs. This expanded role would have showcased Guerrero's multifaceted talents. Savinovich held the belief that Guerrero possessed the qualities of a wrestling visionary capable of generating innovative ideas that went beyond mere concepts, ideas that could have elevated television ratings and arena attendance to new heights.

These sentiments expressed by Savinovich resonated with "K100" podcast co-host Konnan, who had the privilege of working alongside Guerrero during their shared time with WCW. Konnan found it challenging to articulate the magnitude of the loss that Guerrero's untimely passing represented.

He described Guerrero as a creative force within the wrestling ring, a source of inspiration for aspiring wrestlers worldwide, and a paragon of respect. Guerrero's persona, famously known as "Latino Heat," embodied charisma and dynamism.

Beyond his on-screen character, Konnan emphasized that Guerrero was an "ultra, mega respectful" individual who held the wrestling business in the highest regard. Guerrero's deep reverence for the craft endeared him to fans and fellow wrestlers alike, making his departure a profound loss for the industry.

If you use any quotes from this article, please credit "K100 with Konnan & Disco" with a H/T to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription.

Eddie Guerrero

• Eddie Guerrero Rocky WWE Start: Dave Meltzer Insight
• Is Eddie Guerrero a 'Master Craftsman'? WWE Official's View
• Nick Patrick: Working with Eddie Guerrero in WWE was a Blast
• Kurt Angle Reflects on Eddie Guerrero's Mishap at WWE 2004 Judgment Day
• Rey Mysterio Talks About Paying Tribute To Eddie Guerrero
• Jim Ross pays tribute to Eddie Guerrero