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Jay Briscoe Biography – Jay Briscoe Wiki
Jay Briscoe, real name Jamin Pugh, was an American professional wrestler who competed in the Ring of Honor for two decades. Briscoe joined ROH wrestling in 2002 alongside his brother Mark, forming the successful tag team duo known as “The Briscoe Brothers.” Briscoe, who was 18 at the time, and Mark, who was 17, have competed since the company’s first ever show.
The Briscoe Brothers are considered the greatest tag team duo in ROH history. The Briscoe Brothers held the ROH World Tag Team Championship title a record 13 times for a combined 1,413 days. They recently won the tag team title back in December in a Double Dog Collar match against FTR’s Cash Wheeler and Dax Harwood.
Briscoe and his brother Mark were inducted into the inaugural class of the ROH Hall of Fame in 2022.
“The Briscoes are not solely defined by their impressive championship resume, however. They have been the heart and soul of ROH and emblematic of the company’s standard of excellence inside the squared circle,” ROH said of the duo in their HOF induction. “Whether they were wrestling in front of a couple hundred fans at a rec center or a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden, Jay and Mark Briscoe sacrificed their bodies and gave everything they had to ensure the fans got their money’s worth.”
Jay Briscoe Age
Jamin Pugh was born on January 25, 1984 in Salisbury, Maryland, U.S. He died on January 17, 2023 in Laurel, Delaware, U.S. He was 38 years old.
Jay Briscoe Wife
The details about Jay Briscoe’s wife are not available in the public domain.
Jay Briscoe Children
Briscoe has three children – two daughters and a son. His son ” likes basketball and isn’t particularly into wrestling,” Briscoe revealed in a previously interview.
Jay Briscoe Family
Briscoe and his wife have three children. Briscoe lived with his family in Sandy Fork, Delaware.
Jay Briscoe Death
Ring of Honor wrestler Jay Briscoe died in a car accident on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at the age of 38. According to Sports Illustrated, the car collision took place in Laurel, Delaware on Tuesday at around 5:30 p.m. A report from the Shore News Beacon states that two people were killed in the crash and two others were transported to the hospital in critical condition. The identities of the other people involved haven’t been disclosed.
All Elite Wrestling owner and CEO Tony Khan, who purchased Ring of Honor wrestling in March 2022, announced Briscoe’s death in a statement shared on Twitter on Tuesday.
“Sadly, Jamin Pugh has passed away. Known to fans as Jay Briscoe, he was a star in ROH for over 20 years, from the first show until today,” Khan wrote. “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.”
“It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the tragic passing of Jamin Pugh, known to wrestling fans around the world as Jay Briscoe,” All Elite Wrestling wrote in a statement. “Our thoughts are with his family, his friends, and his fans.”
Matt Hardy said: “I’m DEVASTATED that Jay Briscoe (Jamin Pugh) tragically died today. I was honored to work with him many times. I loved Jay. Jay was SO real. Jay loved his wife & kids more than anything & we shared that bond. I’m heartbroken for his family.”
Triple H, the wrestling legend from rival organisation WWE posted online of Briscoe: “An incredible performer who created a deep connection with wrestling fans across the globe. My condolences to the family and friends of Jay Briscoe.”
Jay Briscoe Cause of Death
The pro wrestler died in a traffic collision in Laurel, Delaware.
Jay Briscoe Net Worth
Jay Briscoe’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Briscoe was 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall.
Jay Briscoe Daughter
Jay Briscoe has two daughters, whose identities have been never made public.