AEW will honor Jay Briscoe with a tribute match today … simply days after the fumbling star unfortunately passed away in an auto accident.
AEW honcho Tony Khan revealed the information of the match on Tuesday … describing Jay’s bro and tag group partner, Mark Briscoe, will battle Jay Lethal on Wednesday night in Lexington, Kentucky to honor Jay Briscoe.
Khan stated in a tweet that Mark and Lethal, a long time friend/rival of JB, wished to battle one another to commemorate the life and tradition of their bro and modern in the market.
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Mark Briscoe vs Jay Lethal
Requested by both males to commemorate the life + tradition of the late fantastic
Jay Briscoe on his 39th birthday,
his long time friend/rival Jay Lethal vs his bro Mark Briscoe pic.twitter.com/uzeQ0L4t5h
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) January 24, 2023
Jay and Mark were Ring of Honor World Tag Team Champions at the time of his tragic death … and won numerous champions together throughout their storied professions.
As we formerly reported, 38-year-old Jay Briscoe — genuine name is Jamin Pugh — passed away in an auto accident on Jan. 17 in Laurel, Delaware, after a 2019 Chevy Silverado hit his lorry head-on.
Tributes, contributions and remembrances have actually gathered for the previous wrestler and his household considering that the disaster … with the AEW even launching t-shirts to assist raise funds for the Pughs in wake of the mishap.
“The Pugh family lost a husband, a father, a brother, a son,” the promo stated after revealing the t-shirts, “and in an effort to both honor Jay’s memory as well as support those left behind, we are offering this ‘Reach For The Sky’ t-shirt with 100% of the proceeds going to benefit the Pugh family as they cope with this tragic loss.”
Wednesday would have been Jay’s 39th birthday.
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