Chris Jericho’s contributions as a pro wrestler need no introduction. He has competed in various promotions all around the globe for three decades. Jericho is also proud to be working in AEW and isn’t afraid to show it. Being a veteran in the business, he doesn’t really have much care about what his haters have to say.
Before making his way to AEW, Chris Jericho has competed in almost every major pro wrestling company including WCW, WWE, NJPW and others. He especially made a name for himself in WWE.
Chris Jericho also has a penchant for reinventing himself, which is exactly what he did throughout his time in WWE. Jericho always managed to change with the times and stay relevant through it all.
Jericho was not necessarily popular backstage in WWE when he debuted in 1999 due to his outspoken nature. While speaking Kurt Angle’s podcast on AdFreeShows.com, Chris Jericho recalled the time he got heat on himself after calling The Undertaker boring in a promo.
“My second promo, I called Undertaker boring. I said, ‘You’re boring.’ And really, the worst thing is, he had just, we laugh about it till this day, he had just done this super long, ridiculously boring promo about taking Big Show to the desert. To try and teach him how to be tough and feeding him scorpion meat and drinking water out of a puddle, and it just dragged on and on. I was supposed to cut him off and call him boring, but this night, he really was boring. What was supposed to get heat, a lot of people were like, ‘Well, we can’t argue with that.’ And I was simply far too dumb to realize it and it ended up getting heat on me.”
Chris Jericho and The Undertaker had competed on numerous occasions and certainly have a great deal of respect for each other and that is what matters in the end.
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