The life of Jay Briscoe will be celebrated through a match featuring his brother.
Last week, Jay Briscoe passed away in a car accident. Tributes came raining in from those within the pro wrestling space and on AEW television, talents wore arm bands with Jay’s name on it and there was a tribute show filmed for Honor Club.
AEW President Tony Khan took to Twitter to announce that ROH World Tag Team Champion Mark Briscoe will be making his AEW debut on 1/25. He’ll be facing two-time ROH World Champion Jay Lethal.
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Mark Briscoe vs Jay Lethal
Requested by both men to celebrate the life + legacy of the late great
Jay Briscoe on his 39th birthday,
his longtime friend/rival Jay Lethal vs his brother Mark Briscoe pic.twitter.com/uzeQ0L4t5h
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) January 24, 2023
The fundraiser for the Briscoe family surpassed $200,000. In December at Final Battle, Mark and Jay won the ROH World Tag Titles from FTR (Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler).