Known for movies

Short Info

DiedApril 28, 2005, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
SpouseTammy Lynn Sytch
MarkSuperbomb (top rope powerbomb)
FactFormer ECW tagteam champion with Lance Storm.

Chris Candido was born on February 21, 1972 in Trenton, New Jersey. His parents were both professional wrestlers, and his older brother Johnny was also a wrestler. Chris began wrestling when he was just eighteen years old. He wrestled in various independent promotions before being signed by Extreme Championship Wrestling in 1995. He quickly became one of the most popular wrestlers in ECW, winning the World Television Championship and the World Tag Team Championship. He left ECW in 1996 and wrestled for World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment. He returned to ECW in 1998 and won the World Heavyweight Championship. He left ECW again in 1999 and wrestled for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2002 to 2005. He returned to WWE in 2006 and wrestled for them until his untimely death in 2005.

Chris Candido was one of the most popular wrestlers of the 1990s. He was known for his high-flying style and his willingness to take risks in the ring. He was a three-time World Champion, and he also won the World Tag Team Championship and the World Television Championship. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006.

Chris Candido died on April 28, 2005, at the age of 33, from complications due to a blood clot.

General Info

Full NameChris Candido
DiedApril 28, 2005, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Height1.73 m
Weight102.1 kg
ProfessionActor, Professional Wrestler


SpouseTammy Lynn Sytch
SiblingsJohnny Candido


MoviesECW on TNN, XPW: The Revolution Will Be Televised, Outside the Ropes Presents: Life in the Fast Lane
TV ShowsImpact Wrestling, ECW Hardcore TV, WCW Monday Nitro, ECW Pay-Per-View, Xtreme Pro Wrestling, XPW Wrestling, Major League Wrestling: Underground TV

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#Marks / Signs
1Superbomb (top rope powerbomb)


1Former Smokey Mountain Wrestling World Tag Team Champion.
2Died 4 days after TNA Wrestling Lockdown event. He was in a tag team match with Lance Hoyt against Sonny Siaki and Apolo. During the match, he landed wrong and his ankle broke. Against doctors advice, he flew in an airplane which led to a blood clot and pneumonia which led to his death.
3Notable Title Wins Include: World Wrestling Association Junior Heavyweight title (2); World Wrestling Association Tag Team titles with Chris Evans; Smokey Mountain Wrestling/WWA Heavyweight Title; ECW World Tag Team title with Johnny Hot Body; Smokey Mountain Wrestling United States Title (2); Smokey Mountain Wrestling Television Title (2); California Creative Wrestling title; NWA New Jersey Title; PCW United States; WWF Tag Team Titles with Zip; ECW Tag Team Titles with Lance Storm; Xtreme Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Title; Jersey Championship Wrestling Television title; USA Pro Wrestling United States title (2)
4Former member of Triple Threat. Teamed with Bam Bam Bigelow and "The Franchise" Shane Douglas.
5Beat Dan Severn to become NWA world champion.
6Former ECW tagteam champion with Lance Storm.
7Former WWF tagteam champion with Zip (Tom Pritchard) as member of the Bodydonnas.
8Former WCW Cruiserweight Champion.
9Former WWF Tag Team Champion
10Professional wrestler.



NWA Cyberspace: SuperBrawl Saturday III2005VideoChris Candido
TNA Impact! Wrestling2005TV SeriesChris Candido
MLW: Reload2002VideoChris Candido
XPW: The Revolution Will Be Televised!2001VideoChris Candido
WCW Slamboree2000TV MovieChris Candido
WCW Spring Stampede2000TV MovieChris Candido
XPW: Baptized in Blood2000VideoChris Candido
ECW November to Remember 19991999TV MovieChris Candido
ECW Wrestling TNN1999TV SeriesChris Candido
ECW Hardcore Heaven '991999TV MovieChris Candido
ECW Cyberslam '991999VideoChris Candido
ECW Guilty as Charged 19991999VideoChris Candido
ECW It Ain't Seinfeld 19981998VideoChris Candido
ECW November to Remember 19981998VideoChris Candido
Extreme Championship Wrestling: Heatwave '981998VideoChris Candido
ECW Wrestlepalooza1998TV MovieChris Candido
ECW Living Dangerously '981998VideoChris Candido
Aar Ya Paar1997Skip (uncredited)
ECW November 2 Remember 971997VideoChris Candido
ECW Barely Legal1997VideoChris Candido
Eastern Championship Wrestling1993-1997TV SeriesSir Christopher Candido
ECW as Good as It Gets1997VideoChris Candido
WWF Superstars1995-1996TV SeriesSkip
ECW November to Remember '961996VideoChris Candido
Smoky Mountain Wrestling1995TV SeriesChris Candido
SMW: Night of the Legends1994VideoChris Candido


Extremely Crazy Wrestling Fans: The Documentary2005Video documentary
TNA Wrestling: Lockdown2005TV SpecialChris Candido
TNA Wrestling: Destination X2005TV SpecialChris Candido
Major League Wrestling: The Underground2003TV SeriesHimself (2003)
LWE: Explosion2002VideoHimself
Xtreme Pro Wrestling2001TV SeriesHimself (2000-2003)
Eastern Championship Wrestling1999TV SeriesHimself
ECW Hardcore Heaven '971997TV SpecialChris Candido
WWE Raw1995-1997TV SeriesSkip Chris Candido
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHimself
Summerslam1996TV SpecialSkip
WWF in Your House: International Incident1996TV SpecialSkip
WWF in Your House 71996TV SpecialSkip
WrestleMania XII1996TV SpecialBodydonna Skip
Royal Rumble1996TV SpecialSkip
Survivor Series1995TV SpecialBodydonna Skip
Summerslam1995TV SpecialSkip
WWF in Your House 21995TV SpecialSkip

Archive Footage

WWE: ECW Unreleased, Vol. 22013VideoChris Candido
Barbed Wire City: The Unauthorized Story of Extreme Championship Wrestling2013Video documentaryChris Candido
WWE the Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn2011VideoHimself
WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time2010VideoSkip
Card Subject to Change2010DocumentaryChris Candido
WWE: Survivor Series Anthology, Vol. 22009VideoSkip
WWE: Greatest Stars of the '90s2009VideoSkip
The World's Greatest Wrestling Managers2006VideoHimself / Skip
Legends Never Die2006VideoHimself
Brian Pillman: Loose Cannon2006Video documentarySkip
WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 32005VideoSkip
Hardcore Homecoming2005VideoChris Candido
ECW One Night Stand2005TV MovieChris Candido
TNA Wrestling: Hard Justice2005TV SpecialChris Candido
The Rise & Fall of ECW2004Video documentaryChris Candido
Mick Foley's Greatest Hits & Misses: A Life in Wrestling2004VideoChris Candido
Wrestling Gold: Before They Were Famous2002VideoHimself
Extreme Championship Wrestling: Hardcore History2001VideoChris Candido
SMW: Blood, Brawls and Grudges1994VideoChris Candido
Eastern Championship Wrestling1993TV SeriesSir Christopher Candido

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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