Jay Briscoe Dead At Age 38


 Sai Mohan

Veteran wrestler Jay Briscoe (real name Jamin Pugh) has passed away at the age of 38.

AEW and ROH owner Tony Khan shared the heartbreaking news via Twitter on Tuesday evening.

“Sadly, Jamin Pugh has passed away,” Khan wrote. “Known to fans as Jay Briscoe, he was a star in ROH for over 20 years, from the first show until today. Jay and his brother Mark dominated ROH, reigning as champions to this day. We’ll do whatever we can to support his family. Rest In Peace Jamin.”

At this point, there’s no word on the cause or time of death. 

Jay and his brother, Mark, were the reigning ROH World Tag Team Champions, following their victory over FTR at ROH Final Battle on December 10. The Briscoes have been widely regarded as one of the best tag teams of the 21st century, having held tag team gold for promotions such as NJPW, Impact Wrestling, GCW and CZW.

Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.

Wrestling Inc. sends our condolences to the family, friends and fans of Jamin Pugh


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