Ring of Honor Wrestler Jay Briscoe Passes Away at 38, Wrestling Community Mourns Loss

The wrestling community will miss Jay Briscoe dearly.

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Ring of Honor (ROH) wrestler Jamin Pugh, known to fans as Jay Briscoe, passed away on Tuesday evening, according to a tweet from ROH owner Tony Khan. Briscoe, who was 38 years old, was a star in ROH for over 20 years and was the reigning tag team champion alongside his brother Mark Pugh, who wrestles under the name Mark Briscoe.

The Briscoe Brothers were a dominant force in ROH, holding the ROH Tag Team Championships a total of 13 times over their 20 years with the promotion. The brothers were in Arlington, Texas last month at the ROH show Final Battle, where they won the ROH Tag Team Championship in a critically acclaimed dog collar match against Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler, who are known collectively as FTR.

The Briscoe Brothers' trilogy of matches against FTR in 2022 was critically acclaimed, with the final match being called the match of the year by many in wrestling circles.

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Briscoe was also a former Ring of Honor World Champion, having won the top belt twice in his career. He was a beloved figure in the wrestling community, known for his talent and dedication to the sport.

The cause of Briscoe's death has not been publicly released. ROH has announced that they will be doing everything they can to support his family during this difficult time.

The wrestling community is mourning the loss of a true legend, and fans around the world are sending their condolences to Briscoe's family and loved ones.

Briscoe's passing is a huge loss for the wrestling community, and his legacy will live on through the countless memories he has left behind.

He will be remembered as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time and his impact on the sport will never be forgotten. The wrestling community will miss Jay Briscoe dearly and his death leaves a void that can never be filled.

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