The wrestling world experienced a huge loss as Jay Briscoe passed away at the age of 38. His untimely passing led to an outpouring of support and prayers on social media. Fans and pro wrestlers alike felt for Jay Briscoe and his family, especially after such a tragic incident. Fans wondered how Mark Briscoe felt about all this and now it seems Briscoe has finally broken his silence following the tragic death of his brother.

The ROH Hall of Famer was tragically involved in a fatal car accident. The Delaware State Police confirmed that another driver crossed the center line and collided with his vehicle head-on. The police are currently investigating the incident.

Jay Briscoe’s daughters were hospitalized and suffered severe injuries, but are finally making progress when it comes to their recovery. In the meantime, Mark Briscoe has remained silent about his brother’s passing.

The Briscoe Brothers dominated the pro wrestling world, being heralded as one of the greatest tag teams of all time and winning tag team told in every company they were in. Jay Briscoe’s loss left a huge hole in not only tag team wrestling, but the entire landscape as a whole.


The Briscoes’ family friend, Josh Wharton, recently released a statement from Mark Briscoe after going live on Facebook. Wharton provided details regarding a recent phone call he had with Mark Briscoe regarding his mental health.

“He answered the phone, just the most chipper I’ve ever heard him. The one thing that stuck out to me, he said, ‘I can’t imagine going through this not being a believer.’ He realizes that our time here on Earth is a small glimpse in existence.

He realizes that we’re going to see him again and he’s hoping to use that as a tool to motivate people to get into heaven with us. He sent a text that says, ‘GOD IS ON THE THRONE. That’s all I got bro.’ The man has been through a lot and he still has his faith. He’s going to carry on the Pugh and Briscoe name proudly.”

That being said, WarnerBros Discovery still won’t let Mark Briscoe compete on AEW television after his brother’s death. Regardless, Mark Briscoe is going through a lot right now and we continue to send him our best wishes and support.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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