All Elite Wrestling (AEW) President and CEO Tony Khan recently discussed his plans to honor the late Jay Briscoe at the Ring of Honor (ROH) Supercard of Honor event. In an interview, Khan announced that new ROH tag team titles would be introduced at the show, with new champions crowned in a first-ever Reach For The Sky ladder match.
The event is designed to pay tribute to the beloved wrestling figure Jay Briscoe, who passed away recently. During the interview, Khan expressed his admiration for Briscoe and his impact on the wrestling community. He explained that several people within the industry came together to brainstorm ideas for commemorating Briscoe meaningfully.
The Reach For The Sky ladder match, which emerged as the standout concept, is expected to be a fitting tribute to the late wrestler.
Mark Briscoe's Approval Vital for Jay Briscoe Tribute
Khan elaborated on the significance of involving Jay Briscoe's brother, Mark Briscoe, in the decision-making process.
Mark's approval and support for the Reach For The Sky ladder match were crucial in moving forward with the idea. Mark's endorsement of the tribute held considerable weight as a fellow wrestler and someone who knew Jay Briscoe intimately.
In addition to the ladder match, Khan announced that new ROH tag team title belts would be unveiled at the event. The decision to retire the old belt design and introduce a fresh look was influenced by a desire to create something unique and memorable to honor Jay Briscoe's legacy.
The redesign is a testament to the wrestling community's respect and admiration for the late star. The ROH Supercard of Honor event is set to be an unforgettable night as wrestling fans from around the world gather to celebrate the life and career of Jay Briscoe.
The Reach For The Sky ladder match, featuring new champions competing for the redesigned tag team titles, will undoubtedly be a highlight of the evening. The tribute to Jay Briscoe is an example of the camaraderie and mutual respect that exists within the wrestling community.
It demonstrates how the industry can unite to honor and remember those who have left an indelible mark on the sport. As fans eagerly await the ROH Supercard of Honor event, they can look forward to a fitting tribute showcasing Jay Briscoe's impact on the wrestling world.
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