Jay Briscoe passed away at 38-years-old today in an automobile accident. A flood of responses came pouring out of the pro wrestling world, and now AEW has commented on this sad event.
Tony Khan was the first to officially break the terrible news of Jay Briscoe’s passing. A while later, AEW’s official Twitter account sent out a custom graphic along with a message of condolence.
It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the tragic passing of Jamin Pugh, known to wrestling fans around the world as Jay Briscoe. Our thoughts are with his family, his friends, and his fans.
ROH, the company that Jay Briscoe spent a majority of his career, also sent out a message that paid tribute to the late wrestler.
The Usos also commented on this sad passing. The Briscoes and The Usos never had a chance to meet in the ring, but fans always held that as a treasured dream match.
Jay Briscoe’s last tweet that he posted hours before his passing was a photo of himself with his brother, Mark Briscoe. That post received an outpouring of support from fans as they paid tribute to Jay Briscoe.
Our thoughts go out to Jay Briscoe’s entire family during this sad time. May he rest in peace.