AEW and Tony Khan mark one-year anniversary of Jay Briscoe’s passing

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AEW and its CEO, Tony Khan, have marked the one-year anniversary of Jay Briscoe’s passing.

In a social media post on X, the promotion posted a two-minute video honoring Briscoe, real name Jamin Pugh.

Set to the song ‘New Again’ by Alto Rowan, the video shows Jay and his brother Mark as youngsters, high school athletes, and in various stages of their pro wrestling careers.

The touching package also shows Jay with his children.

The video, which was first aired in 2023, was accompanied by this message:

One year ago today we sadly lost Jamin Pugh.

Known worldwide as Jay Briscoe, he was a star in ROH for over 20 years, capturing the ROH World Championship twice, and along with his brother Mark, dominated the tag team division winning the ROH World Tag Team Championship a record setting 13 times.

Later, Tony Khan also made a statement on social media:

1 year ago today, 1/17/23, Jamin Pugh, an amazing man known worldwide as Jay Briscoe, was taken from this Earth. His legacy will live forever through his spirit, his wrestling, memories we all share, + most of all in the amazing Pugh family who have so much love in their hearts.

Jamin Pugh died in a car crash in Laurel, Delaware, on January 17th, 2023, at the age of 38.

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