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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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WWE Wrestler Accused of Smacking a Woman

WWE Wrestler Accused of Smacking a Woman

WWE wrestler Greg "Hurricane" Helms allegedly smacked several people -- including a woman -- before he and Chris Jericho were arrested at a Kentucky gas station yesterday, law enforcement sources… READ MORE >

WWE Star Chris Jericho Arrested in Kentucky

WWE Star Chris Jericho
Arrested in Kentucky

WWE wrestler Chris Jericho was arrested at a gas station in Kentucky early Wednesday morning after cops say he and a fellow wrestler were both "extremely intoxicated" in public.39-year-old Jericho… READ MORE >

- 2433 days ago
Chris Jericho's Victim Picks a Fight

Chris Jericho's Victim Picks a Fight

The guy Chris Jericho taunted on stage at the Sacramento Horror Film Festival isn't satisfied with just calling the wrestler an a-hole -- now he wants to settle things with the slur-slinger ... in… READ MORE >

- 2515 days ago
Jericho's Victim: Chris Is an Offensive A-Hole

Jericho's Victim: Chris Is an Offensive A-Hole

The guy who Chris Jericho targeted with racist and homophobic slurs on stage at the Sacramento Horror Film Festival isn't just saying Jericho was an "a-hole" that night -- he also claims Jericho's… READ MORE >

- 2515 days ago
GLAAD to Jericho: Thanks for 'Hollow' Apology

GLAAD to Jericho: Thanks for 'Hollow' Apology

GLAAD isn't buyin' Chris Jericho's apology for using anti-gay and racist slurs at a recent event -- in fact, the gay rights group is going after the wrestler for being "insincere and worn."Jarrett… READ MORE >

- 2516 days ago
Chris Jericho Slurs Speech

Chris Jericho Slurs Speech

WWE star Chris Jericho is wrestling with a pretty serious controversy -- after he made a slew of offensive slurs against Middle Easterners and gays.Jericho was at the Sacramento Horror Film… READ MORE >

- 2517 days ago
Rev. Al's Raw Deal -- Sharpton Gets Booed

Rev. Al's Raw Deal -- Sharpton Gets Booed

Apparently wrestling fans aren't too keen on fighting ignorance and illiteracy, because as soon as Rev. Al Sharpton stepped into the ring at Monday Night Raw to promote his education reform tour… READ MORE >

- 2553 days ago
Chris Jericho Hits Obama Right in the Stomach

Chris Jericho Hits Obama Right in the Stomach

Pap: "You're a wrestler ... so, do you think you have better abs than Barack Obama?"Chris Jericho: "As of right now I have better abs ... but pretty soon he's gonna take 65% of my abs away from me… READ MORE >

- 2740 days ago
WWE: Jericho Was "Attacked by a Mob"

WWE: Jericho Was "Attacked by a Mob"

The WWE is officially weighing in on the Chris Jericho brawl in Victoria, BC yesterday, by releasing the following statement to TMZ: "After leaving a live event in Victoria, British Columbia on… READ MORE >

- 2786 days ago
Fan Spits On WWE Star -- WWE Star Hits Back

Fan Spits On WWE Star
WWE Star Hits Back

It wasn't scripted -- WWE superstar Chris Jericho was involved in a crazy, expletive-filled mini-brawl with fans yesterday ... and one of the people involved was a woman.It all went down after a… READ MORE >

- 2786 days ago

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