After a long break, Chris Benoit is back in the news due to the announcement of his biopic, “Crossface”. German director Lexi Alexander had recently been roped in to direct the film which is based on Matthew Randazzo’s controversial book Ring of Hell: The Story of Chris Benoit and the Fall of the Pro Wrestling Industry.
The film is indeed something that the entire wrestling business is eagerly awaiting as everyone wants a closure on the whole situation. With Benoit back in the news, this would be a great time to keep apart the tragedy that happened and take a closer look at the man. So here are some of the things that you probably did not know about the Rabid Wolverine.
1- WWE Network has his matches
After the news broke out about the Chris Benoit tragedy, WWE blacklisted Benoit completely and erased his existence from their history books. The championship reigns of Benoit are non-existent in WWE’s books but you could actually find Benoit on the WWE Network.
If you search his name in the WWE Network, an episode of ECW Hardcore TV will be available where Benoit had a match with 2 Cold Scorpio. If you do choose to watch a Chris Benoit match, a disclaimer saying the following will be displayed:
“The following program is presented in its original form. It may contain some content that does not reflect WWE's corporate views and may not be suitable for all viewers. WWE characters are fictitious and do not reflect the personal lives of the actors portraying them. Viewer discretion advised.”