Tagged: Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho’s Fozzy bring ‘Judas Rising’ Tour to Auckland

Chris Jericho’s band Fozzy is coming to New Zealand. The heavy metal rockers will play Auckland’s Studio The Venue this Wednesday, November 7, as part of the Judas Rising Tour. Aside from the obvious Jericho-as-frontman connection, Fozzy has a long relationship with pro-wrestling. Most recently, WWE featured “Painless” from the...

WWE rocks Auckland’s Vector Arena

WWE returned to New Zealand for the first time in five years with a sold-out event on Wednesday, August 10. Approximately 12,000 fans from around the country crammed into Auckland’s Vector Arena for more than three hours of action. Standout performances lined the card top to bottom, including Chris Jericho—making...

Finn Balor added to WWE Live card

Finn Balor is coming to New Zealand. The former NXT Champion and WWE Raw’s newest Superstar has been added to the card for WWE Live in Auckland. “It’s been a long 16-year road to come to this stage,” Balor told WWE Network. “I was picked number five to be on...

Reigns vs. Rollins, Cena vs. Styles set for New Zealand

Nine huge matches have been announced for WWE’s return to New Zealand. Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins will headline WWE Live at Vector Arena on Wednesday, August 10 in what has been described as a WrestleMania-quality main event. “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles will clash with John Cena in a rematch...

G5: Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Hell in a Cell, WWE 2K15, more

“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan is the focal-point for wrestling fans at the Armageddon Expo this weekend. Who on the Gimme Five panel is going? Will it be Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins, or John Cena vs. Randy Orton that main events Hell in a Cell? And, should that be the case?...

G5: Rollins, recent retirees, KENTA, more

Seth Rollins is “Mr Money in the Bank” for now, but how much longer will Rollins have the briefcase? A spate of retirements has hit WWE in recent weeks, and even more over the past few years. If we could have one retiree back for the fabled “one more match”,...

G5: MITB, Jericho, The Miz, Paige, more

Money in the Bank saw John Cena win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and Seth Rollins take home the Money in the Bank briefcase. How did the pay-per-view stack up overall? Chris Jericho and The Miz both made their WWE returns on Raw. Which man will make the biggest impact...

WrestleMania 10 in 10: Chris Jericho vs. CM Punk, WrestleMania XXVI

We’re six days out from WrestleMania XXX, and NZPWI is counting down the 10 best matches from the last 10 years of the showcase of the immortals. We’re covering 10 different matches featuring 13 different superstars held at seven different WrestleManias over the past decade. Will your favourite make the...

Chris Jericho Interview

NZPWI recently had the privilege of speaking with Chris Jericho: wrestling legend, rock star and now, successful author. Chris is currently on tour promoting his autobiography, A Lion’s Tale: Around The World In Spandex. The book chronicles Chris’s journey to WWE, a dream he had as a child and which...