Jay Briscoe

Jay Briscoe was an American professional wrestler. Known primarily for his militancy in Ring of Honor, he has also wrestled on the independent circuit and in New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Together with his brother Mark he formed the tag team Briscoe Brothers.

Brothers Jay and Mark Briscoe made their Combat Zone Wrestling debut on January 20, 2001 at the Delaware Invasion event, losing a 3 on 1 handicap match to Trent Acid. At the first Best of the Best event, a show featuring athletes weighing under 220 pounds with strictly hardcore style match stipulations, Jay won a triple treat against his brother Mark and Nick Mondo, pinning the latter.

On January 4, 2016 at Wrestle Kingdom 10 in Tokyo, he teamed with Toru Tano to defeat Bullet Club, becoming the first NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions. They successfully defended their newly captured crowns the following day against another lineup from Bullet Club, this time consisting of Fale and the Young Bucks. On February 11, they lost the three belts to Fale, Tonga and Takahashi, only to regain them three days later.

On February 20, at an ROH show, they were defeated in a title match by Kenny Omega and the Young Bucks. On June 19, they returned after a few months away from NJPW where they defeated Tama Tonga and Tanga Roa for the IWGP Tag Team Championship.

Briscoe died on January 17, 2023 in a car accident. He was 38 years old.