Eddie Guerrero
Eduardo Gory "Eddie" Guerrero (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was a Mexican-American professional wrestler
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 born into the Guerrero wrestling family
Los Guerreros
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. He wrestled in Mexico
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 and Japan
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 for several major professional wrestling promotion
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s. In the United States
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, Guerrero wrestled in Extreme Championship Wrestling
Extreme Championship Wrestling
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 (ECW), World Championship Wrestling
World Championship Wrestling
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 (WCW), and in World Wrestling Entertainment. Guerrero's gimmick was that of "Latino Heat", a crafty, resourceful wrestler who would do anything to win a match. His catchphrase became "I Lie! I Cheat! I Steal!," which was used in one of his entrance themes.