Wrestling Superstar Chris Jericho Is Confidence Defined

Athletes | 1/14/20

Chris Jericho made his professional wrestling debut on the independent circuit in 1991. Five years later he joined Extreme Championship Wrestling. By 1999 he was at the top of the wrestling chain as a member of WWF (now WWE). Today, Jericho is working to take down WWE with All Elite Wrestling, a new promotion airing nationally on TNT. Throughout his legendary career, Chris Jericho has wrestled all over the world and toured with his band Fozzy. This is everything you need to know about the legendary wrestling superstar!

A Man Of Many Nicknames

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Throughout his 30-year wrestling career, Chris Jericho has been called many things. Some names were given to him by his opponents, while others he happily gave to himself. By our count, there are more than 15 nicknames for the legend, and these are some of the best ones:

“The Highlight of the Night,” “Y2J,” “The Savior of (the) WWE,” and “The Most Charismatic Showman to Enter Your Home via a Television Screen.” That last name he gave himself on August 9, 1999, on an episode of WWE Monday Night Raw.