The wrestling world suffered a major setback with the sudden demise of a talented in-performer, Jay Briscoe. The tag team specialist left the world for heavenly abode a few days ago in a tragic accident, and the time has come for his loved ones to say their final goodbyes to Jay. Moreover, AEW President Tony Khan has decided to fly in a lot of his AEW talent to bid farewell to Jay Briscoe.
Jay Briscoe was regarded as one of the best tag team wrestlers in ROH alongside his brother, Mark Briscoe, collectively known as the “Briscoe Brothers.” The duo has set an impressive record of being the 13-time ROH World Tag Team Champions.
Jay and Mark have competed all over the world in various promotions, becoming a well-renowned tag team in wrestling. Their last tag team title reign came at IMPACT Wrestling, defeating Violent By Design to win the titles at Under Siege 2022.
However, tragedy fell upon the Briscoe family as Jay Briscoe suddenly passed away in Laurel, Delaware, on January 17th, 2023, in a vehicle accident. Jay’s daughters were with him during the crash and are reportedly recovering from the injuries suffered.
The Briscoe family has held Jay Briscoe’s funeral today. According to Dave Meltzer on Twitter, AEW President and General Manager Tony Khan arranged for a jet to fly in a lot of his AEW talent, close to Briscoe to pay the last wishes to the former ROH superstar.
“Jay Briscoe funeral starts in about 20 minutes here. Tony Khan got a jet to bring a lot of the AEW talent in.”
Ringside News sends its final goodbye to one of the greatest tag team wrestlers in history, Jay Briscoe. We send our prayers to his family as they bid farewell to him forever. You can watch Jay Briscoe’s funeral by clicking here.
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