Whether you love him or hate him you have to acknowledge that Chris Jericho has had a hall of fame career. He’s done everything there is to do in this business. Chris Jericho has held all the major titles, headlined all of the major events and even spent a lot of time helping the next generation establish themselves. What more is there for Chris Jericho to do in wrestling?
#5 – Chris Jericho Vs Daniel Bryan – NXT
This is a match that no one was expecting to be as good as it was. Daniel Bryan was a newcomer to the WWE competing on NXT and Chris Jericho was one of the top guys in the company and these two got a lot of people talking with this match. Not only is it a testament to the fact that both men are great at what they do but it’s also a great display of Chris Jericho trying to help out younger talent.
#4 – Chris Jericho Vs The Rock – WCW Championship Match
The invasion was a very hostile time in WWE. There were a lot of wrestlers, a lot of egos and two titles to be decided. Chris Jericho and The Rock had quite the war over the WCW Championship and the two fought over the title for a few months. Everyone knows that both Jericho and The Rock like to take things to the next level when it comes to entertainment so every single time they faced each other for this title no matter who lost the match, the fans always ended up the true winners.
#3 – Chris Jericho Vs CM Punk – Raw – 2/16/2013
CM Punk and Chris Jericho have had some serious battles throughout their WWE careers. They’ve faced off quite a few times from matches on Raw to a WWE Championship match at WrestleMania 28. Each of their matches have been different but the one thing they all have in common is that each one delivered.
#2 – Chris Jericho Vs Kurt Angle – Raw – 12/4/2000
Kurt Angle is another rival who Chris Jericho always managed to tear the house down with. These two definitely helped establish each other in the WWE. Both went from working in the midcard and feuding over the intercontinental title all the way up to this WWE Championship match on Raw. When you have to workers this talented the only place to go is to the top.
#1 – Chris Jericho Vs Shawn Michaels – No Mercy – Ladder Match
Considered by some to be the greatest ladder match of all time, this contest pulls out all the stops and shows why Shawn Michaels and Chris Jericho are two of the best performers to ever step foot in the ring. It’s violent and it’s fun but the most important aspect of this match is that it tells a great story. Shawn Michaels plays the hero that just can’t seem to one up Chris Jericho and we all felt his pain.