The world of professional wrestling suffered great loss with the passing of Brodie Lee. Many stories about how great of a human being Lee was shared over the past few years, as people truly knew his worth. On the third anniversary of his unfortunate demise, AEW has now paid tribute to Lee.

Brodie Lee passed away on December 26th, 2020, due to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a rare condition that causes lung tissue to become irreversibly thickened and stiff. Even now, people continue to remember Brodie Lee.

Brodie Lee was hailed as the greatest TNT Champion of all time thanks to just how wonderfully he was booked as the champion – defeating Cody Rhodes in a squash match to win it.

On the third anniversary of his unfortunate passing, AEW’s official Twitter account re-shared the tribute video for Brodie Lee, set to ‘Ol 55’ by Tom Waits. Naturally, there was not a single dry eye when AEW released the video.


Today marks three years since the world lost Jon Huber, Mr. Brodie Lee. Please join us in celebrating Big Rig by sharing your favorite memories. #BrodieLeeForever

Seth Rollins also recently honored Brodie Lee during WWE house show. Brodie Lee’s contributions to the pro wrestling world will never be forgotten. This is because fans and peers alike will always remember him in one way or the other.

What’s your view on this Brodie Lee story? Do you still miss him after three years? Sound off in the comments!

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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