I was very close to Chris. Last time he spoke to him was several years ago, and they just lost contact. We also get your email address to automatically create an account for you in our website. Despite this, he continued to wrestle until the King of the Ring, where he was pinned in a triple threat match versus Austin and Jericho. It was a band-aid and with the way he worked, can’t band-aid that up. Jim Ross gives his thoughts on the season two premiere of Dark Side of the Ring on Chris Benoit. “Great work by those guys. The image was quickly pulled, but it did make the broadcast. Any regrets for not doing the same surgery procedure as Kurt Angle: Everyone he has talked to felt Dr. Youngbloods procedure was better, since Kurt Angle had to do more surgeries later on. On ECW being incorporated into storylines or keep it as a one time thing: He feels if they were going to incorporate it, it would have to be on its own. Chris Benoit is not allowed on WWE television. From what Benoit has heard, he is Japan right now. (Note from Buck: Several reports have come in that Benoit used a Dragon suplex last night in his Velocity match with William Regal). On keeping up to date with the Japanese stuff: He doesnt have the time anymore. If he would have then he might have seen a familar face that he didn’t expect to see on Raw. Jonathan Gresham Pushes ROH To Hire More Women Of Color, AJ Styles Reveals His Favorite Ladder Match Of All Time, Charlotte Flair Teases Return, Provides Update During Her WWE Hiatus, The Rock On How The Road Warriors Helped Him During His Younger Years In WWE, Triple H Gives Major Praise To Kyle O'Reilly, O'Reilly On How Big His WWE NXT Takeover Match Is, Ridge Holland Warns WWE NXT Universe, Indie Wrestlers Work Matches On This Week's NXT (Videos), WWE NXT Announcers Off This Week, Animal Tributes On NXT, Tommaso Ciampa Ends Feud (Video), Mystery Wrestler Set To Return At WWE NXT Takeover (Video), » WWE Clash of Champions Live Coverage This Sunday, Road Warrior Animal Reportedly Passes Away, Retribution Segments Reportedly Met With Laughter Backstage At WWE RAW, More Details On Road Warrior Animal's Passing, News On If Aalyah Mysterio Will Wrestle For WWE, Lacey Evans Takes A Shot At Kayla Braxton For Walking Away From Her Engagement, WWE Reportedly Planning A Big Survivor Series Main Event With RETRIBUTION, Gerald Brisco Fuels Speculation On Possibly Working With AEW, CM Punk Takes Shot At Retribution Member's Look, Box Art Cover For SmackDown vs. The continuity, the writing, the editing was spectacular. Jim Ross Says Chris Benoit Documentary Opened Up Old Wounds, COVID-19 Hits Multiple Wrestlers Who Appeared On Early September AEW Tapings, Tenille Dashwood Explains Why She Signed With IMPACT, How AEW All Out Deal Happened, More, IMPACT Wrestling Offers Deonna Purrazzo Long-Term Contract, Details On Thunder Rosa vs. Ivelisse Match Breaking Down On AEW Dynamite, Fightful Wrestling Weekly 9/22: Forgotten Sons, Rosa/Ivelisse, Tenille, NXT, More. No limitations in taking, only in giving. He doesnt know if it affected Edge, because he has never spoken to him about it. Benoit missed the next year due to his neck injury, missing the entire Invasion storyline. He cut a promo on Randy Orton, but he didn’t look at the crowd. Once your account is created, you'll be logged-in to this account. But the second surgery was more temporary. He is on the road a lot, and any free time he has is spent with family. Benoit says it will be interesting. The image was quickly pulled, but it … Whos not to say someone else could have done the same procedure and have different results. The hardest, tightest hug that I have ever received in my life was from Chris Benoit and he hurt his next. He loves the bell-to-bell time. How the neck is holding up, especially after doing a suicide dive to the outside at the Backlash PPV: The neck is fine. He would love to see them have their own show. So I made the decision to do the surgery with a year out and he was very worried about that because he was assuming that he would not get paid. Its gonna turn a lot of heads, and be under the microscope for a long time, not only with the office, but with the locker room and the fans.