Is Ring Of Honor Star Briscoe Dies In a Car Accident? In his 38 years of life, Jay Briscoe was one of the greatest tag team wrestlers ever. Briscoe, whose real name was Jamin Pugh, was killed in a car accident on Tuesday at about 5:30 p.m. in Laurel, Delaware. Let’s scroll down and find out the cause of death.
According to the Shore News Beacon, two people were killed, and two others were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Who else was there is a mystery because their identities haven’t been revealed? AEW and ROH owner Tony Khan confirmed Briscoe’s passing. Khan vowed to assist the Briscoes in any way he could.
Unfortunately, Jamin Pugh has passed away. Jay Briscoe, as he is better known to fans, “has been a star in ROH for over 20 years, from the very first show to the present day,” as Khan put it. They (Jay and his brother Mark) are still the champions of ROH.
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Briscoe made his name in pro wrestling alongside his brother Mark in ROH after beginning his in-ring career as a teenager. The Briscoes won ROH’s tag team championship 13 times over their 20-plus years in the company.
Cause Of Briscoe’s Death
Last month at ROH Final Battle, they had just won the titles in what was widely considered one of the best matches of 2022, defeating FTR in the finals. The game was the final installment in a season-long series of contests that both teams played in 2017.
FTR’s Cash Wheeler tweeted, “I’ve been in tears since I heard the news.” I don’t know how to put it into words. Have a peaceful rest, Jay. Briscoe was also successful as a singles wrestler, winning the ROH world title twice. Upon the launch of ROH’s Hall of Fame in 2022, he and Mark were the inaugural inductees.
— Wrestling Observer (@WONF4W) January 18, 2023
The Briscoes have won tag team titles in various promotions, including NJPW and Impact Wrestling. Wrestling promotion Impact tweeted their condolences upon hearing the news of Jay Briscoe’s death.
In the words of his brother Mark, “Jay will always be remembered as a pioneer who, along with his brother, left it in the ring every night. Our hearts go out to his friends and fans, especially his beloved family.