Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 07:44 IST
Jamin Pugh, one half of the Briscoe Brothers tag group, handed away on Tuesday at 38.
Pugh, who was finest recognized by his ring title Jay Briscoe, died in a automotive accident in Laurel, based on a report within the native press.
Sadly, Jamin Pugh has handed away. Known to followers as Jay Briscoe, he was a star in ROH for over 20 years, from the primary present till in the present day.Jay and his brother Mark dominated ROH, reigning as champions to at the present time. We’ll do no matter we are able to to help his household.Rest In Peace Jamin— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) January 18, 2023
AEW President Tony Khan took to social media to announce the information, writing: “Sadly, Jamin Pugh has handed away. Known to followers as Jay Briscoe, he was a star in ROH for over 20 years, from the primary present till in the present day. Jay and his brother Mark dominated ROH, reigning as champions to at the present time. We’ll do no matter we are able to to help his household. Rest In Peace Jamin.”
Fellow pro wrestlers took to social media to mourn him and celebrte his legacy:
I’ve known Jay Briscoe since he was a fanWatched him become an amazing wrestler, best tag team & realest promo guyI was going to text him yesterday about the cost of eggs and I didntI wish I didWhenever I saw them I’d sayLuv me some BriscoesPrayers for his family pic.twitter.com/aTaQRTjilX— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) January 18, 2023
I’m deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Jay Briscoe. He was always the kindest to me during my time in ROH. My heart goes out to the entire family. I don’t have the right words but I just wanted to say that he was such a good man. 💔— Brandi Rhodes (@TheBrandiRhodes) January 18, 2023
As brothers, this one hurts & hits differently.Heartbreaking.
RIP Jay Briscoe 💔
Jay Briscoe was a wonderful human being and he loved his family so much. So much. He was so proud of them. Rest with God my friend.— DIJAK (@TBARRetribution) January 18, 2023
One of the first faces to greet me & make me feel welcomed on my first day of ROH was Jay Briscoe.My heart hurts for his brother, his wife, his children and all those who loved him ♥️ I am thankful I was able to know you Jay… If only briefly.— CHELSEA GREEN (@ImChelseaGreen) January 18, 2023
RIP Jay Briscoe. I didn’t know him well but he was always super cool and friendly to me whenever we saw each other at shows.— Matt Cardona (@TheMattCardona) January 18, 2023
Devastating news. My heart breaks for Jay Briscoe’s family.— Renee Paquette (@ReneePaquette) January 18, 2023
Gutted to hear about Jay Briscoe. They were one of the greatest tag teams ever. All thoughts and prayers with his brother and family.— Big Damo (@DamoMackle) January 18, 2023
Tony Khan tweeted the death of Jay Briscoe in an auto accident. Two people in car died in an accident at 5:30 p.m. in Laurel, Maryland. Just horribly tragic news.— Dave Meltzer (@davemeltzerWON) January 18, 2023
Wrestling reporter Dave Meltzer confirmed the cause of Jay’s passing.
More details awaited…
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