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Kris McGowan (born November 9, 1970), is an American-born Canadian television and stage actior, auther, radio host, television host, rock musican and inactive professional wreslter. He is best known for his appearances with International Wrestling Entertainment (IWE), as well as with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Xtreme Championship Wrestling (XCW) and internationally in Canadian, Mexican and Japanese promotions. H eis also the host of the ABC game show Downfall.

McGowan has won 22 championships in his IWE career, and is credited as being the first-ever Undisputed Champion in IWE. He has won the IWE Intercontinental Championship a record nine times. He is a six-time world champion, having won the WCW/World Championship twice, the IWF Championship once and the World Heavyweight Championship three times.. He is the ninth Triple Crown Champion and the fourth Grand Slam Champion.

Championships and Accomplishments[]

  • World Championship Wrestling
  • WCW Cruiserweight Championship (4 times)
  • WCW World Television Championship (1 time)
  • International Wrestling Federation / International Wrestling Entertainment
    • IWF/E Championship (1 time)
    • World Heavyweight Championship (3 times)
    • WCW World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
    • IWF/E International Championship (9 times)
    • IWF/E World Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with Kevin Hunter (1), Sam Simkins (1), Jared Hunt (1), and Chris Gomez / The Big Marc (1)
    • IWE Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Chris Gomez / The Big Marc (1)
    • IWF European Championship (1 time)
    • IWF Hardcore Championship (1 time)
    • Slammy Award for Superstar of the Year (2008)
    • Slammy Award for Tag Team of the Year (2009) – with The Big Marc
    • Ninth Triple Crown Champion
    • Fourth Grand Slam Champion
  • Wrestle Association "R"
    • WAR International Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • WAR International Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Kevin Ward
  • World Wrestling Association
    • WWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Sam Simkins
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter
    • Best on Interviews (2003, 2008, 2009)
    • Best on Interviews of the Decade (2000–2009)
    • Feud of the Year (2008) vs. Ryan Barnhart
    • Match of the Year (2008) vs. Ryan Barnhart in a Ladder Match at No Mercy
    • Most Underrated Wrestler (1999, 2000)
    • Readers' Favorite Wrestler (1999)
    • Wrestler of the Year (2008, 2009)