JAY Briscoe, born January 25, 1984, was an American professional wrestler who died on January 17, 2023.
He was one half of the Ring of Honor World Tag Team Champion duo along with his brother Mark Briscoe.
Who Was Jay Briscoe?
Born Jamin “Jay” Pugh, the wrestler is better known as Jay Briscoe.
Alongside his brother, Mark Briscoe (real name: Mark Pugh), the pair won 12 Ring of Honor World Tag Team Championships.
Jay has been known for the Ring of Honor throughout his existence as a wrestling star.
He wrestled in ROH’s first-ever show in 2000 entitled The Era of Honor Begins.
What happened to Jay Briscoe?
Jay was 38 when he died and just days before his 39th birthday.
Ring of Honor and All Elite Wrestling Promotions owner Tony Khan confirmed his death on the evening of January 17, 2023.
According to the Wrestling Observer, Briscoe reportedly died in a car accident in Laurel, Delaware around 5:30 p.m. on January 17, 2023 Dave Meltzer.
The US Sun has not yet confirmed the wrestler’s cause of death.
What is Ring of Honor Wrestling?
The Ring of Honor is a professional wrestling promotion based in Jacksonville, Florida, similar to WWE and Impact Wrestling.
When the Ring of Honor began, its code of honor was based on that of Japanese professional wrestling.
This meant that the following five rules were repeated and followed by each member:
- They must shake hands before and after each game
- No outside interference
- No sneak attacks
- No harm to officials
- Any action that results in disqualification is against the Code of Honor
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