It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jay Briscoe, also known as Jamin Pugh, at the young age of 38. Jay was a beloved member of the wrestling community and will be deeply missed by fans and fellow wrestlers alike.
Jay, along with his brother Mark, formed the tag team known as The Briscoe Brothers. Together, they dominated the ring in Ring of Honor (ROH) for many years, winning multiple championships and earning a reputation as one of the top tag teams in the world.
Jay's passing has been a shock to the wrestling community, and tributes have been pouring in from fans and fellow wrestlers. Tony Khan, the owner of All Elite Wrestling (AEW), said in a statement, "Jay and Mark Briscoe have been a staple of ROH for many years and have been a huge part of the success of the company. Jay's passing is a huge loss for the wrestling community and he will be deeply missed."
The Rise of The Briscoe Brothers
The Briscoe Brothers first began their wrestling careers in the late 1990s, training under the tutelage of their father, a former wrestler himself. They quickly made a name for themselves on the independent wrestling scene, impressing audiences with their high-flying moves and dynamic tag team chemistry.
In 2002, they made their ROH debut and quickly established themselves as one of the top teams in the company. Over the next several years, they would go on to win multiple ROH Tag Team Championships, cementing their legacy as one of the greatest tag teams in ROH history.
Their dominance in ROH led to them being signed by WWE in 2011 where they performed under the name Jay and Mark Briscoe. They performed on NXT brand and also on main roster. Though they couldn't win any championships in WWE but they were able to prove themselves as a formidable team.
A Legacy of Excellence
Jay's passing is a huge loss for the wrestling community, but his legacy will live on through the countless memories he created in the ring. His high-flying moves and dynamic tag team chemistry with his brother Mark made him a fan favorite, and his contributions to the sport will never be forgotten.
Jay was not only a talented wrestler, but he was also known for his sportsmanship and dedication to the sport. He was a true professional in every sense of the word, and his passing is a huge loss for the wrestling community.
In conclusion, Jay Briscoe was a true legend in the wrestling world, and his passing is a great loss to the community. He will be deeply missed by fans and fellow wrestlers alike, but his legacy will live on through the countless memories he created in the ring.