Chris Jericho

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Chris Jericho

Jericho making his entrance before his match with CM Punk at WrestleMania XXVIII
Ring name(s) Chris Jericho
Last Survivor
Corazón de León[1]
Super Liger[1]
Lionheart[1]
Lion Do[1]
Doink the Clown[1]
Billed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Billed weight 227 lb (103 kg) - 226 lb (103 kg)
Born November 9, 1970 (1970-11-09) (age 44)
Manhasset, New York
Resides Tampa, Florida[1]
Billed from Winnipeg, Manitoba
Manhasset, New York
Calgary, Alberta
Trained by Ed Langley
Stu Hart[2]
Keith Hart[1]
Debut October 2, 1990[1]

Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970), better known by his ring name Chris Jericho, is an American-born Canadian professional wrestler, rock musician,actor, author, and radio host. He is currently signed to WWE.[3] Jericho is also known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and internationally in Canadian, Mexican and Japanese promotions.

As a part of WWE, he is credited as being the first-ever Undisputed Champion in professional wrestling history. Also, he has won the Intercontinental Championship a record nine times.[3] Jericho is a six-time world champion, having won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice, the aforementioned Undisputed Championship, and the World Heavyweight Championship three times. He is also the Ninth Triple Crown Champion and Third Grand Slam Champion.

Jericho is also the frontman of Fozzy, an American heavy metal band. Jericho uses the theme song "Break The Walls Down" as his entrance theme.

On May 24, 2012, during a match against CM Punk in São Paulo, Brazil, Jericho dropped and kicked the flag of Brazil which is a crime in that country. The police went to the ring and threatened to arrest Jericho. Jericho apologized to the crowd and was suspended by the WWE for 30 days.[4] Jericho returned on June 25 episode of Raw, his disappearance was explained by a European tour with his band Fozzy which happened to coincide with his suspension.[5]

On the June 30, 2014 episode of Raw, Jericho made a surprise return to the WWE and attacked The Miz who had also returned minutes earlier. Jericho was then attack by The Wyatt Family.[6]

He currently hosts weekly podcast called "Talk Is Jericho" on PodcastOne.com.

Discography[change | change source]

In wrestling[change | change source]

Chris Jericho performing his Walls of Jericho on CM Punk at WrestleMania XXVIII
Chris Jericho performing his Codebreaker on Batista
Chris Jericho performing his Lionsault on Kurt Angle at King of the Ring
  • Nicknames
    • "Lionheart"
    • "The Man of 1,004 Holds"
    • "Y2J"
    • "The Ayatollah of Rock 'n' Rolla"
    • "The Sexy Beast"
    • "The (self-proclaimed) Living Legend"
    • "The King of the World"
    • "The Best In The World At What He Does"

Accomplishments[change | change source]

Jericho during his time as World Heavyweight Champion

1Even though it was still using the NWA initials, Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre is no longer part of the National Wrestling Alliance. Due to this, the NWA does not recognize or sanction this championship.
2Both of his reigns were won during and were right after The Invasion with the second WCW Championship reign being the unification with the WWF Championship and becoming the first ever Undisputed WWF Champion.
3He held the championship jointly with Chyna during his second reign.
4When Edge suffered an injury, Jericho chose Big Show as a replacement partner to hold the championships with. WWE recognizes this occurrence as two separate reigns for Jericho.
5Jericho's reign occurred after unifying the WCW Championship and the WWF Championship, making him the first-ever Undisputed WWF Champion.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Chris Jericho Bio". Online World Of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/c/chris-jericho.html. Retrieved 2007-12-27.
  2. "Review of A Lion's Tale by Chris Jericho - Autobiography of Former WCW and WWE Champion Chris Jericho". About.com. http://prowrestling.about.com/od/reviews/gr/lionstalereview.htm.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "WWE Profile". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/chrisjericho/bio/. Retrieved 2007-11-20.
  4. "Chris Jericho suspended". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/inside/jericho-brazil. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  5. "Caldwell's WWE Raw Results 6/25: Ongoing "virtual-time" coverage of live Raw #995 - Cena vs. Jericho, MITB hype". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/wwerawreport/article_62762.shtml#.U00SvfldWP4. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  6. "WWE Raw results, June 30, 2014: The Wyatt Family spoil Chris Jericho's homecoming and AJ Lee reclaims Divas Title". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2014-06-30/wwe-raw-results-26444614/page-8. Retrieved 2014-07-2.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "CRMW Heavyweight Championship history". Cagematch. http://www.cagematch.net/?id=5&nr=1339. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  8. "NWA World Middleweight Title". Wrestling-Titles. http://www.wrestling-titles.com/nwa/world/nwa-m.html. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  9. "ECW TV Championship - Chris Jericho (June 22, 1996 - July 13, 1996)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/ecwtvtitlehistory/42983414. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  10. Pro Wrestling Illustrated 30 (3): 76–77. 2009.
  11. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated Award Winners – Most Hated Wrestler of the Year". Wrestling Information Archive. http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/pwi/pwimhoty.htm. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  12. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2009". The Internet Wrestling Database. http://www.profightdb.com/pwi-500/2009.html. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  13. "Cruiserweight Championship - Chris Jericho (June 28, 1997 - July 28, 1997)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/cruiser/349810. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  14. "Cruiserweight Championship - Chris Jericho (August 16, 1997 - September 14, 1997)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/cruiser/349928. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  15. "Cruiserweight Championship - Chris Jericho (January 24, 1998 - June 17, 1998)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/cruiser/350068. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  16. "Cruiserweight Championship - Chris Jericho (June 14, 1998 - August 08, 1998)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/cruiser/350100. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  17. "WCW World Television Title". Wrestling-Titles. http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-tv.html. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  18. "WWE World Heavyweight Championship - Chris Jericho (December 09, 2001 - March 17, 2002)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwe-world-heavyweight-championship/3044541414. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  19. "World Heavyweight Championship - Chris Jericho (September 07, 2008 - October 26, 2008)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldheavyweight/20080907Jericho. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  20. "World Heavyweight Championship - Chris Jericho (November 03, 2008 - November 23, 2008)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldheavyweight/20081103ChrisJericho. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  21. "World Heavyweight Championship - Chris Jericho (February 21, 2010 - April 02, 2010)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldheavyweight/20100221. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  22. "WCW World Championship - Chris Jericho (October 21, 2001 - November 05, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wcwchampionship/304454110222. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  23. "WCW World Championship - Chris Jericho (December 09, 2001 - Present)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wcwchampionship/3044541104. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  24. "Intercontinental Championship - Chris Jericho (December 12, 1999 - January 03, 2000)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322604. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  25. "Intercontinental Championship - Chris Jericho (January 23, 2000 - February 27, 2000)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322608. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  26. "Intercontinental Championship - Chris Jericho (May 04, 2000 - May 08, 2000)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322620. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  27. "Intercontinental Championship - Chris Jericho (January 21, 2001 - April 05, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322652. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
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  29. "Intercontinental Championship - Chris Jericho (October 27, 2003 - October 27, 2003)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322752. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  30. "Intercontinental Championship - Chris Jericho (September 12, 2004 - October 19, 2004)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/322768. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  31. "Intercontinental Championship - Chris Jericho (March 10, 2008 - June 29, 2008)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/364426611111. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  32. "Intercontinental Championship - Chris Jericho (June 07, 2009 - June 28, 2009)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/10437480. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  33. "World Tag Team Championships - Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho (May 21, 2001 - June 21, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/304454132121212. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  34. "World Tag Team Championships - The Rock & Chris Jericho (October 22, 2001 - November 01, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/3044541321134. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  35. "World Tag Team Championships - Christian & Chris Jericho (October 14, 2002 - December 15, 2002)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/30445413211132. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  36. "World Tag Team Championships - Edge & Chris Jericho (June 28, 2009 - July 26, 2009)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/20090628WorldTagChamps11. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  37. "World Tag Team Championships - Chris Jericho & Big Show (July 26, 2009 - December 13, 2009)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/20090726WorldTagChamps. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  38. "WWE Tag Team Championships - Edge & Chris Jericho (June 28, 2009 - July 26, 2009)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwetag/10663658. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  39. "WWE Tag Team Championships - Chris Jericho & Big Show (July 26, 2009 - December 13, 2009)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwetag/20090726WorldTagChamps. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  40. "European Championship - Chris Jericho (April 02, 2000 - April 03, 2000)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/euro/358850. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  41. "Hardcore Championship - Chris Jericho (May 28, 2001 - May 28, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/hard/30445413212111221414122113. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  42. "Team SmackDown def. Team Raw". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwebraggingrights/2009/team-smackdown-team-raw. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  43. "International Junior Heavyweight Title". Wrestling-Titles. http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/war/war-in-j.html. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  44. "International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title". WWE. http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/war/war-in-j-t.html. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  45. "World Wrestling Association World Tag Team Title". WWE. http://www.wrestling-titles.com/mexico/wwa/mx-wwa-t.html. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
  46. "Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame, 2010". The Internet Wrestling Database. http://www.profightdb.com/halls-of-fame/wrestling-observer-newsletter-hall-of-fame-2010-48.html. Retrieved 2014-04-15.

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