Jay Briscoe, sad to say, the Ring of Honor veteran died suddenly. He died at the age of 38, and we have to say that he left behind a legacy that will never be forgotten.
Tony Khan, the president of AEW, shared the sad news of Briscoe’s death on the social media site Twitter. Find out why the wrestler died in the next section.
What was the Cause of Jay Briscoe’s Death?
The ROH star Jay Briscoe, whose real name was Jamin Pugh, died in a car accident at the age of 38. He was a regular on Ring of Honor for a long time. Tony Khan, the founder of AEW, who bought Ring of Honor last March, said that he was dead.
Tony Khan, the president of AEW, wrote on Twitter, “Sadly, Jamin Pugh has died. Fans knew him as Jay Briscoe, and from the first show until today, he was a star in ROH.
Tony continued, “Jay and his brother Mark ruled ROH and are still champions to this day. We’ll help his family in any way we can. Jamin, rest in peace”
Dave Meltzer, a pro wrestling reporter for the New York Post, has said that Briscoe was one of the two people who died in a car crash in Laurel, Delaware.
Since 2002, the Briscoes have been a part of Ring of Honor. For those who don’t know, let us tell you that Jay Briscoe has also won the singles world championship twice.
How Did the Other Pro Wrestlers Feel About Jay Briscoe’s Death?
As soon as word got out that Jay Briscoe had died, many wrestlers took to social media sites like Twitter and Instagram to pay tribute to the Ring of Honor star.
Cody Rhodes wrote on Twitter, “I didn’t talk to him much, but as soon as I met Jay, I knew something about him. His family was all that he had. This evening, I wish them all the love in the world.”
I didn’t interact much with him, but upon meeting Jay I instantly understood something about him…his family was his everything. All the love in the world to them this evening.
— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) January 18, 2023
On Twitter, Cash Wheeler also said what he thought about Jay Briscoe’s death. He wrote, “Ever since I heard the news, I’ve been crying. I just don’t know what to say. Jay, rest in peace.”
Danhausen, a professional wrestler, wrote, “One of the best parts of my short ROH run and career was not only being able to work with the Briscoes but also having the honour of wrestling Mark and Jay. He was one of the best wrestlers ever, and he was always so nice and helpful to everyone. Rest in peace.”
One of the top highlights of my short ROH run and career was being able to not only work with the Briscoes, but having the absolute privilege to wrestle Mark and Jay. One of the best wrestlers to ever do it and always so nice and helpful to everyone.
Rest in peace. https://t.co/bSglEFKanN
— Danhausen (@DanhausenAD) January 18, 2023
Christopher Daniels of AEW added, “Jay Briscoe was one of the toughest men I’ve ever shared a ring with. He was also a great brother, father, and man. I’m so glad that I got to know him and wrestle with him as much as I did. I love you, Jay. Rest in peace.”
During this hard time, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of professional wrestler Jay Briscoe. May the soul of the person who died find peace. Don’t forget to stay in touch with us to find out what’s going on.