Jay Briscoe passed away in car accident on Tuesday. This was a terrible tragedy in the pro wrestling world, and thousands of people sent their tributes after the shocking news broke. This also altered travel plans for a few people in the pro wrestling business as well.
During Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that AEW had to fly in a lot of people at the last minute. The idea was that they were going to produce a Jay Briscoe tribute show. That taping went down, but it required a lot of last-minute travel.
“I’ll tell you what, when it came to this. They found out on Tuesday night about the death. You know, those guys were not booked on the show. Literally at the last second, they had to fly in from the East Coast to Fresno, California with the idea that they were doing a tribute show for Jay Briscoe.”
Of course, WarnerMedia did not allow AEW to produce that Jay Briscoe tribute show on their channel. This all stemmed from regrettable tweets that Jay Briscoe sent out years ago, tweets that he worked very hard to take back.
The Jay Briscoe tribute show was still taped, and it will air on ROH Honor Club and YouTube. We will have to see how it all turns out when the event is finally released to the public.
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