Jay Briscoe has passed away

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Jay Briscoe has passed away

Tragic news shocks the world of professional wrestling, as announced by the owner of All Elite Wrestling, Tony Khan through his Twitter profile. Apparently Jay Briscoe, Mark's brother and member of the multi-titled tag team The Briscoes, passed away a few hours ago due to a tragic car accident.

As also reported by the insider, Dave Meltzer, this incident seems to have taken the life of the athlete and another person involved. Tragic news that upsets the entire business landscape and the many colleagues Jay has had to deal with over the years.

In 2022 the Briscoes started a legendary feud with the FTR, against which they managed to win the final ROH couple titles after three acts concluded in the PPV Final Battle.

Jay Briscoe held the ROH Tag Team Championship 13 times

In the same year they also achieved other valuable goals, such as winning the Crockett Cup of the National Wrestling Alliance and the Impact Wrestling tag titles then lost at Slammiversary 20 against the Good Brothers.

In addition to a total of thirteen pairs conquered together with his brother Mark, Jay Briscoe was also able to boast an extraordinary single career mainly linked to Ring of Honor. In this, the two reigns as ROH maximum champion should be underlined, with the second of 286 days conquered against Michael Elgin at ROH All Star Extravaganza VI, with a series of glorious defenses with opponents of the caliber of Mike Bennett, Tommaso Ciampa , Adam Cole, Matt Taven, Elgin himself, Samoa Joe at Supercard of Honor IX, Bobby Fish, only to be defeated at ROH Best in the World 2015 by Jay Lethal to become the holder of both the TV and world titles.

This tragic update has shocked our staff as well, most of them capable of recently admiring and discovering the talent of an extraordinary athlete. The writer has followed Jay Briscoe's deeds for long periods keeping well impressed the extraordinary No DQ match against Adam Cole of Final Battle 2014, the feud with the FTR, the Slammiversary segment with GB and American Most Wanted.

A piece of wrestling history and an extraordinary man are leaving, as confirmed by the many tweets from many colleagues. Upon news coming to the fore, Triple H took to Twitter to share a heartfelt message acknowledging Jay Briscoe's contributions to the wrestling industry and sent his condolences to his family.

"An incredible performer who created a deep connection with wrestling fans across the globe. My condolences to the family and friends of Jay Briscoe," tweeted The Game.