Chris Jericho is one of the best WWE Superstars of the past decade, without a doubt. He was the first Undisputed WWE Champion, beating Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock in the same night (which he hardly ever mentions), headlined WrestleMania X8, and has won every major championship in the WWE, apart from the United States Championship. He is an amazing technical wrestler, can work easily as a heel or a face, and has terrific promo skills. He's featured in some fantastic matches, such as the WrestleMania XIX match with Shawn Michaels, the Chicago Street Fight at Extreme Rules 2012, and the Money in the Bank match at WrestleMania 21 (which he is credited with creating).
At the age of 45, he is still going strong, but nowadays he's a part-timer, while touring with his band Fozzy. Instead of using his name to get big money matches and more championship runs, he has decided to put his name to good use and put over younger, up and coming Superstars, usually giving them a big match win and helping their momentum. While not all of these have been successful, as some Superstars can't capitalize on this momentum, there have been a lot of Superstars that have used a win or even just a feud against Jericho to propel themselves into stardom.
No matter your opinion of Chris Jericho, there is no denying his accomplishments and his willingness to help younger talent grow. The fact that he has been selfless most of the time proves how much the business really means to Jericho. The following 12 Superstars have all been on the winning end of a Chris Jericho match and/or feud.
12 John Cena
11 Kofi Kingston
10 Jack Swagger
8 Shelton Benjamin
7 Dolph Ziggler
6 Daniel Bryan
4 Dean Ambrose
3 A.J. Styles
2 Bray Wyatt
Despite the terrible storyline that was involved with this (Trish and Lita and the Canadian dollar bet), the match between Chris Jericho and Christian at WrestleMania XX was great. It was important that Christian had a good showing to establish himself as a serious singles competitor, after a bit of time in the Intercontinental Championship scene. This victory is what started to help Christian truly separate from Edge and become a known commodity as a singles star. While always being a good in-ring worker, he has always been underrated in the ring and this was one of the times when it was truly recognized.
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