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Chris Jericho


Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970), better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, is a Canadian-American professional wrestler, musician, media personality, actor, author, podcaster, and businessman.

Background

Pre-WrestleMania

WrestleMania X8 (2002)

WrestleMania XXVI (2010)

WrestleMania XXVIII (2012)

Match Record

Winner Loser Location WrestleMania Stipulations Date
Chris Benoit Chris Jericho, Kurt Angle Anaheim, California 2000 Two-fall Triple threat match for the WWE Intercontinental and European Championships (Fall One) April 2, 2000
Chris Jericho Kurt Angle, Chris Benoit Anaheim, California 2000 Two-fall Triple threat match for the WWE Intercontinental and European Championships (Fall Two) April 2, 2000
Chris Jericho William Regal Houston, Texas X-Seven Singles match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship April 1, 2001
Triple H Chris Jericho (with Stephanie McMahon) Toronto, Ontario X8 Singles match for the Undisputed WWE Championship March 17, 2002
Shawn Michaels Chris Jericho Seattle, Washington XIX Singles match March 30, 2003
Christian (with Trish Stratus) Chris Jericho New York, New York XX Singles match March 14, 2004
Edge Chris Jericho, Shelton Benjamin, Chris Benoit, Christian (with Tyson Tomko), Kane Los Angeles, California 21 Money in the Bank ladder match April 3, 2005
CM Punk Chris Jericho, Shelton Benjamin, Carlito, MVP, Mr. Kennedy, John Morrison Orlando, Florida XXIV Money in the Bank ladder match March 30, 2008
Chris Jericho Ricky Steamboat/Roddy Piper/Jimmy Snuka (with Ric Flair) Houston, Texas XXV Handicap Elimination match April 5, 2009
Chris Jericho Edge Glendale, Arizona XXVI Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship March 28, 2010
CM Punk Chris Jericho Miami, Florida XXVIII Singles match for the WWE Championship April 1, 2012
Fandango Chris Jericho East Rutherford, New Jersey 29 Singles match April 7, 2013
Chris Jericho AJ Styles Arlington, Texas 32 Singles match April 3, 2016
Kevin Owens Chris Jericho Orlando, Florida 33 Singles match for the WWE United States Championship April 2, 2017

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Breakdown (Full nelson facebuster) – 2001–2002
    • Liontamer (Elevated Boston crab while kneeling on the opponent's back or neck)– 1996–2001; used rarely thereafter
    • Walls of Jericho (Elevated Boston crab) – 1996–present
  • Signature moves
    • Backbreaker submission
    • Backhand chop
    • Baseball slide
    • Diving double axe handle
    • Diving back elbow
    • Double underhook backbreaker
    • Double underhook powerbomb
    • Flying forearm smash
    • Jericho Spike (Hurricanrana, sometimes from the top rope)
    • Lionsault (Springboard moonsault)
    • Multiple kick variations
      • Spinning heel
      • Springboard drop to an opponent on the ring apron
      • Standing, leg-feed or a running enzuigiri
    • Multiple powerbombs sometimes followed by a pin
    • Multiple suplex variations
      • Belly to back
      • Northern Lights
      • Super
      • Tiger
      • Vertical
    • One-handed bulldog
    • Putting his foot on the opponent's chest in a pinning attempt, with theatrics
    • Running back elbow, sometimes while performing a corkscrew
    • Sleeper slam, sometimes as a counter to an oncoming opponent; used rarely
    • Springboard plancha
    • Tilt-a-whirl backbreaker
  • Managers
    • Chyna
    • Lance Cade
    • Mr. Hughes
    • Ralphus (part of "Jericho Personal Security")
    • Stephanie McMahon
    • The Jerichoholic Ninja (part of "Jericho Personal Security")
    • Viva Los Jericho (part of "Jericho Personal Security")
  • Nicknames
  • Entrance themes
    • "Unskinny Bop" by Poison (CWC/WFWA, 1990–1991)
    • "Tease Me Please Me" by Scorpions (WFWA/CNWA/CRMW, 1991–1993)
    • "Overnight Sensation" by FireHouse (FMW, 1991)
    • "Silent Jealousy" by X Japan (FMW, 1992)
    • "You're Invited (But Your Friend Can't Come)" by Vince Neil (CRMW/IWA, 1993–1996)
    • "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" by C+C Music Factory featuring Freedom Williams (CMLL, 1993)
    • "Enter Sandman" by Metallica (CMLL, 1993–1995)
    • "Rock America" by Danger Danger (SMW, 1994)
    • "Thunder Kiss '65" by White Zombie (WAR, 1994–1996)
    • "One Crazed Anarchist" by Aircraft Music Library (WCW; 1997–1999)
    • "Super Liger" by New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW; 1997)
    • "Break Down the Walls/Break the Walls Down" by Adam Morenoff (WWF/WWE; August 9, 1999 – August 25, 2005; November 19, 2007 – September 27, 2010; January 2, 2012 – present)
    • "King of My World" by Saliva (WWE; November 17-18, 2002)

Championship and accomplishments

  • Extreme Championship Wrestling
    • ECW World Television Championship (1 time)
  • World Championship Wrestling
    • WCW Cruiserweight Championship (4 times)
    • WCW World Television Championship (1 time)
  • World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment/WWE
    • Undisputed WWF Championship (1 time)
    • Unified WWE Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Edge (1) and Big Show (1)
    • World Heavyweight Championship (3 times)
    • WCW World/Championship (2 times)
    • WWE United States Championship (2 times)
    • WWF European Championship (1 time)
    • WWF Hardcore Championship (1 time)
    • WWF/WWE Intercontinental Championship (9 times)
    • WWF/World Tag Team Championship (5 times) – with Chris Benoit (1), The Rock (1), Christian (1), Edge (1) and Big Show (1)
    • Ninth Triple Crown Champion
    • Fourth Grand Slam Champion
    • Bragging Rights Trophy (2009) – with Team SmackDown (Kane, Finlay, The Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd), Matt Hardy and R-Truth)
    • Queen's Cup (2001)
    • Undisputed WWF Championship Tournament (2001)
    • Slammy Awards (3 times)
      • Extreme Moment of the Year (2014) Executing a crossbody on Bray Wyatt from the top of a steel cage on Raw
      • Superstar of the Year (2008)
      • Tag Team of the Year (2009) – with Big Show


WWE Champions
Bruno SammartinoBob Backlund ● Iron Sheik ● Hulk HoganAndré the GiantUltimate WarriorSgt. SlaughterUndertakerRic FlairBret HartYokozunaDieselShawn MichaelsSycho SidStone Cold Steve AustinKaneThe RockMankindTriple HMr. McMahonBig ShowKurt AngleChris JerichoBrock LesnarEddie GuerreroJBLJohn CenaEdgeRob Van DamRandy OrtonJeff HardyBatista ● Sheamus ● The Miz ● CM Punk ● Alberto Del Rio ● Daniel Bryan
WWE Intercontinental Champions
Pat PattersonGreg ValentineRandy SavageRicky SteamboatThe Honky Tonk ManUltimate WarriorRick RudeMr. PerfectThe Texas TornadoBret HartRoddy PiperBritish BulldogShawn MichaelsRazor Ramon ● Diesel ● Hunter Hearst Helmsley/Triple HRocky Maivia/The RockStone Cold Steve AustinKen ShamrockRoad DoggThe GodfatherEdgeD'Lo BrownChris JerichoKurt AngleRikishiEddie GuerreroBilly GunnJeff HardyKaneAlbertChristianWilliam RegalRob Van DamBooker TRandy OrtonRic Flair ● CM Punk ● JBLBig ShowDaniel Bryan ● The Miz
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