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We're excited to announce that we're partnering up with Fozzy and StubHub for a special meet-and-greet with Chris Jericho, Rich Ward and. Follow Chris Jericho's Rock 'N' Wrestling Rager at Sea on Facebook or Twitter. Rager at Sea social network sites and chat with and meet fellow cruise guests. Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, ), better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, .. D.C. with the sign "conspiracy victim" and accused President Bill Clinton of being one of the conspirators after being rejected from a meeting.
After the match, Jericho assaulted Mysterio's knee with a toolbox. Jericho then had a short feud with Juventud Guerrera in which Guerrera repeatedly requested a shot at Jericho's Cruiserweight Championship, but Jericho constantly rebuffed him. The feud culminated in a Title vs. Guerrera lost the match and was forced to remove his mask. Jericho after a taping of Monday Nitro in Jericho then began a long feud with Dean Malenkoin which Jericho repeatedly claimed he was a better wrestler than Malenko, but refused to wrestle him.
Because of his mastery of technical wrestling, Malenko was known as "The Man of 1, Holds", so Jericho claimed to be "The Man of 1, Holds"; Jericho mentions in his autobiography that this line originated from an IWA interview he saw as a child, where manager Floyd Creatchman claimed that Leo Burkethe first professional wrestler to be known as "The Man of 1, Holds", was now known as "The Man of 1, Holds", to which Creatchman stated that "he learned two more".
During the March 30, episode of Nitro, after defeating Marty JannettyJericho pulled out a long pile of paper that listed each of the 1, holds he knew and recited them to the audience. Many of the holds were fictional, and nearly every other hold was an armbar. On the March 12, episode of ThunderMalenko defeated a wrestler wearing Juventud Guerrera's mask who appeared to be Jericho.
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However, the masked wrestler was actually Lenny Lanewho Jericho bribed to appear in the match. This started a minor feud between Lane and Jericho after Jericho refused to pay Lane.
At UncensoredJericho finally wrestled Malenko and defeated him, after which Malenko took a leave of absence from wrestling. Just prior to SlamboreeJ. Dillon referred to by Jericho as "Jo Jo" scheduled a cruiserweight Battle Royalthe winner of which would immediately have a shot at Jericho's Cruiserweight Championship. Jericho accepted on the grounds that whoever he faced would be too tired to win a second match. At Slamboree, Jericho came out to introduce the competitors in an insulting fashion before the match started and then went backstage for coffee.
An individual who appeared to be Ciclope won the battle royal after Juventud Guerrera shook his hand and then eliminated himself. The winner was a returning Malenko in disguise.
Following one of the loudest crowd reactions in WCW history, Malenko proceeded to defeat Jericho for the championship. Eventually, Malenko vacated the title. Jericho ended up defeating Malenko at The Great American Bash to win the vacant title after Malenko was disqualified after hitting Jericho with a chair.
Dillon while Dillon was giving the championship to Mysterio. Jericho was again awarded the championship. The feud saw Jericho and Saturn instigating bizarre stipulation matches, such as at Souled Outwhere Jericho defeated Saturn in a "loser must wear a dress" match. Saturn finally defeated Jericho at Uncensored in a Dog Collar match. Hugheshis enforcer during his rivalry with Ken Shamrock In the weeks before Jericho's debut, a clock labelled "countdown to the new millennium" appeared on WWF programming.
On the home video, Break Down the Walls, Jericho states he was inspired to do this as his entrance when he saw a similar clock in a post office and Vince McMahon approved its use as his introduction to the WWF.
The Rock proceeded to verbally mock him for his interruption. He attained sole champion status at the Royal Rumble. Jericho won the European Championship by pinning Benoit, who in turn pinned Jericho to win the Intercontinental Championship. Jericho was originally supposed to be in the main event of WrestleMania, but was taken out after Mick Foleywho was originally asked by writers to be in the match, took his place. Jericho was even advertised on the event's posters promoting the match.
Jericho lost the title the next day to Eddie Guerrero on Raw after Chyna turned heel to side with Guerrero. On the May 4 episode of SmackDown! Jericho lost the match to Triple H only by one second, despite the repeated assistance Triple H's wife, Stephanieprovided him in the match. Benoit and Jericho won the match, in which Triple H legitimately tore his quadriceps, spending the rest of the year injured.
Despite Benoit being carried out on a stretcher, he returned to the match to climb the ladder and retain the championship. Despite Booker T's interference, Austin retained the title. Jericho won the WCW Championship when he pinned The Rock after debuting a new finisher, the Breakdown onto a steel chair, winning his first world title in the process.Chris Jericho's WWE Debut
Following the match, Jericho attacked The Rock with a steel chair. Despite this, the WWF won the match. He lost the title to Kane on the September 30 episode of Raw. He chose number two in order to start the match with Shawn Michaelswho had challenged him to prove Jericho's claims that he was better than Michaels. After Michaels' entrance, Jericho entered as the second participant. Christian, in Jericho's attire, appeared while the real Jericho attacked Shawn from behind.
He eliminated Michaels shortly afterward, but Michaels got his revenge later in the match by causing Test to eliminate Jericho. Jericho spent the most time of any other wrestler in that same Royal Rumble. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to disable or reject cookies.
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