Chris Jericho Shares Emotional Career Throwback With WWE Legend Shawn Michaels

Published 10/06/2020, 9:16 AM EDT


Chris Jericho has had an illustrious career spanning almost 30 years. In these three decades, the Le Champion went up against some of the greatest Superstars in the wrestling industry. He recently shared a throwback to one of the greatest matches in his career.

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Jericho posted two pictures of the famous ladder match with Shawn Michaels at No Mercy 2008 on Instagram. The caption, along with the picture, was really nostalgic.

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For many years, critics and fans have praised the match and the efforts of the two men. In the post, even Jericho agreed that “it’s one of the better ladder matches of all time.” This is the first time in a while that Jericho has spoken well about WWE.

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Chris Jericho and Shawn Michaels had a ferocious feud

Chris Jericho started the rivalry back in 2003. He became obsessed with ending the career of Shawn Michaels and becoming the best in the company. The feud had great promos, attacks, and matches. It eventually culminated in a match at WrestleMania 19, with Michaels securing the win via roll-up.

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For the next 4-5 years, Jericho and Michaels occasionally met inside the squared circle, competing as allies as well as rivals. In 2007, Jericho reemerged as a heel, going after Michaels’ career again. Jericho even punched Michaels’ wife by mistake, further intensifying the feud.

At No Mercy 2008, Chris Jericho ended the feud for the World Heavyweight Championship with a Ladder match. Jericho and Michaels made the contest brilliant, with many calling it one of the best ladder matches of all time. Jericho won the feud, crashing the title into Michaels’ face with both men at the top of the ladder.

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This week, AEW will celebrate Jericho’s career with a special episode of Dynamite. We will also see Jericho in action as he faces long-time rival, Luther.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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