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Chris Jericho

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American-born, Canadian-raised professional wrestler, rock singer, actor and author. Debuted in 1990 in Calgary after training in the Hart Family Dungeon. He competed for Stampede Wrestling, for the Canadian National Wrestling Alliance (no connection to the National Wrestling Alliance) and West Fours Wrestling Alliance before jumping to Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling in Japan. He also wrestled for Canadian Rocky Mountain Wrestling, CMLL, UWA and AAA in Mexico, and WAR in Japan before arriving in the U.S. as part of the team the Thrillseekers (renamed from Sudden Impact) with Lance Storm in James E. Cornette's Smoky Mountain Wrestling promotion. He arrived in ECW in February 1996 and feuded with Pit Bull #2 (Anthony Durante) over the ECW World Television Title. Arrived in WCW in August 1996 and eventually made his home in the Cruiserweight Division, winning the title five times. Turned heel at the end of 1997, essentially solidifying his persona for years to come. Went to WWE in 1999, and would become one of the most decorated wrestlers in the company's history. Outside of wrestling, he has been leading his heavy metal band Fozzy since 1999, published three autobiographies (2007's "A Lion's Tale: Around the World in Spandex" [covering his career right up to his WWE debut]; 2011's "Undisputed: How to Become the World Champion in 1,372 Easy Steps"; and 2014's "Best In The World...At What I Have No Idea."), and has done stage acting and hosted a radio show as well as other pursuits. Among his in-ring achievements, he is a former WWE World Heavyweight Champion, an 8x WWE Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion, a former 5x WWE World Tag Team Champion, a former 2x WWE Tag Team Champion, a former WWE European Heavyweight Champion, a former WWE Hardcore Champion, a former ECW World Television Champion, a former WCW World Television Champion, and was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame in 2010.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Chris Jericho: Here's Why Conor McGregor's Not Coming to WWE ... Yet

Chris Jericho
Conor's Not Coming to WWE ... And Here's Why

Conor McGregor ain't comin' to WWE like Ronda Rousey ... at least not for awhile -- so says Chris Jericho, who told us the one BIG reason behind the holdup. Actually ... the WWE superstar… READ MORE >

WWE's Chris Jericho In F-Bomb Altercation Outside NYC Show (UPDATE)

WWE's Chris Jericho
F-Bomb Altercation ... Outside NYC Show

9:08 AM PT -- Chris just issued a statement to TMZ Sports saying, "David Z was a good friend of mine and I was mentally and emotionally shattered after paying tribute to him and essentially… READ MORE >

- 138 days ago
Diamond Dallas Page -- I Can Save Kobe ... Just Like I Saved Chris Jericho

Diamond Dallas Page
I Can Save Kobe Just Like I Saved Chris Jericho

Kobe Bryant might wanna think twice about the whole retirement thing ... 'cause Diamond Dallas Page says his yoga plan might be able to extend his career -- just like he did for WWE legend Chris… READ MORE >

- 591 days ago
WWE Star Chris Jericho -- Narrow Escape from Angry Brazilian Mob

Chris Jericho
Narrow Escape from Angry Brazilian Mob

Chris Jericho can kiss the beauty of Brazil goodbye -- no more bikinis, beaches ... bikinis. All things the WWE star shoulda thought about before treating the Brazilian flag like a used… READ MORE >

- 2031 days ago
WWE Star Chris Jericho -- Suspended for Desecrating Brazilian Flag

WWE Star Chris Jericho
Suspended for Desecrating Brazilian Flag

A WWE event in Brazil came to a screeching halt Thursday evening ... when local law enforcement stopped a live match and threatened to arrest Chris Jericho for desecrating the Brazilian flag. It… READ MORE >

- 2032 days ago
New 'Dancing' Cast -- WWE Star, Rapper, Playmate

New 'Dancing' Cast
WWE Star, Rapper, Playmate

WWE star Chris Jericho is locked in for the next season of "Dancing with the Stars" ... along with Kirstie Alley, rapper Lil' Romeo, and Kendra Wilkinson ... TMZ has learned. So far, we've… READ MORE >

- 2483 days ago
Arrest Warrant Issued for WWE's Chris Jericho

Arrest Warrant Issued for WWE's Chris Jericho

WWE's Chris Jericho is a wanted man ... in a bad way. A judge has issued a bench warrant for his arrest after he failed to show this morning for a hearing in his criminal public intoxication case.… READ MORE >

- 2860 days ago
Muscle Relaxer Found on Arrested WWE Star

Muscle Relaxer Found on Arrested WWE Star

Chris Jericho's jail buddy and fellow WWE star Greg "Hurricane" Helms had a single muscle relaxer -- as in one pill -- on him when he was arrested last week for public intoxication ... this… READ MORE >

- 2874 days ago
WWE Star's She-Victim -- They Were Play Fighting

WWE Star's She-Victim -- They Were Play Fighting

The woman who took an elbow to the face from WWE star Greg "Hurricane" Helms Wednesday morning claims she has no ill feelings towards the wrestler -- because she was merely collateral damage in a… READ MORE >

- 2879 days ago
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