In professional wrestling, when the greatest of all time, is brought up you hear names like Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena.
Rightly so, those names are true legends in the business, but one name that gets left out and should not is that of Chris Jericho. In my opinion, Jericho boasts the best all around resume in all of Sports Entertainment. In the various Promotions that Jericho has wrestled in he has amassed 32 Championship titles.
He was one of the Final students of the World Famous Hart dungeon and is one of the pioneers of wrestling in Japan a trend you see many a Independent wrestler follow to this day. He was extremely instrumental in the emergence of the Cruiserweight division due to his legendary rivalry with Dean Malenko.
It was during this that Jericho showcased his charisma and great Mic skills Highlighted by the iconic “Man of 1005 Holds promo. That is a major reason Jericho is the G.O.A.T., he is one of the very few wrestlers that mic skills are on par with his in-ring ability. Jericho is the final holder of the WCW World Heavyweight Championship making him the only person in history to hold the Cruiserweight and Heavyweight Championship in the same Promotion.
The most important milestone and if you want to be technical makes him iconic is him being the first ever undisputed champion. With all the storied history of WWE vs WCW this man was the first to hold both of their Championships at the same time. He is also The record holder of most reigns with the Intercontinental Championship with (9).
The ability to reinvent himself time and time again has entertained fans for decades.
He has also helped Professional Wrestling crossover into mainstream America with his success with his rock band Fozzy. He is Also the mind behind the Money in the Bank ladder match and the only superstar in WWE history to win the Slammy award for Superstar of the Year and Tag Team of the year. Do you know what happens when you have this amazing resume Chris Jericho? Huh, do you know happens when you boast the best colored chin hair in the business?
You just made the list!The list of the greatest ever with your name atop the list. Drink it in mannnnn (Chris Jericho voice).