The Rock Names Jericho ‘One Of The All Time Greats’

19 years down the line, the Rock relives his classic WWE battles with Chris Jericho in a heartfelt Instagram post.

Chris Jericho & The Rock

With it being 19 years since Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Chris Jericho faced off for the WCW Championship on Raw, Johnson took to Instagram to reflect on the match and his opponent that night.

Cool wrestling history on this day in 2001 ✊🏾

I became 8X @wwe heavyweight champ – wrestling one of the all time greats, @chrisjerichofozzy.

Chris and I had phenomenal matches all around the world (including one electrifying night in JAPAN 🇯🇵 and one unforgettable night in HAWAII ❤️). Thank you for “the honors”, my brother.

Proudly cut my teeth and made my bones in the wild world of pro wrestling – learned some great, invaluable lessons I apply today for success in my business.
And life🩸💪🏾

#peopleschamp4L ✊🏾

The match was won by a busted-open Rock after a roll up and a pin, making him an eight-time world champion. The Rock has not forgotten the journey, thanking Jericho for ‘the honors’ in the matches they had around the world and also mentions that he still applies the lessons learned in pro wrestling in his life today.

This year marks 30 years in the wrestling business for Chris Jericho and Johnson is now one of the hottest actors in Hollywood. Not a bad journey for either of them!

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