For generations, fans have been captivated by the prestigious tradition of Friday night wrestling in Calgary’s Stampede Grounds. Here, some of the most renowned wrestlers in history honed their craft and acquired fame before their untimely demise. Names like Andre The Giant, Owen Hart, The Junkyard Dog, Davey Boy Smith and Chris Benoit are legendary among wrestling circles. Unfortunately, since 2000 alone, nearly a dozen of these former stars have died at an average age of just 41 years old.
The Fifth Estate has dedicated an episode to exploring the circumstances surrounding one of these tragic deaths – that of Chris Benoit. This documentary examines the contradictory reports and speculation about what really happened on that fateful day, with some experts linking it to head trauma incurred during his professional wrestling career or perhaps something more sinister.
The Fifth Estate’s exploration into the life and legacy of Chris Benoit offers an unprecedented look into both his public successes and private struggles. It is a must-see for any fan wishing to gain insight into what may have happened on that fateful day as well as those seeking to learn more about the inner workings of professional wrestling. With archive footage from throughout Benoit’s career alongside interviews with family members and experts attempting to uncover what happened that day, this powerful documentary will leave you spellbound until its conclusion.
So make sure you don’t miss out on this gripping account into one of the greatest tragedies ever to hit professional wrestling – The Fifth Estate’s exploration into the life and death of Chris Benoit!