Pro-Wrestling world was shocked to see the sad demise of Jay Briscoe due to a car accident on 17th Jan. Tony Khan planned tribute for Jay Briscoe even though WBD had some hesitations.
Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio is reporting that Tony Khan pushed & pushed WBD to change their minds for Jay Briscoe’s Tribute & Mark Briscoe’s debut.
“The whole thing is you have to credit that one to Tony Khan. He pushed and pushed. He pushed really hard on this one and got them to change their minds. They were pretty dead set against it.”(H/T: WrestleTalk)
Mark Briscoe made his AEW debut on 25th Jan episode of AEW Dynamite, it was one the emotional matches in recent times. Mark Briscoe defeats Jay Lethal, after the match whole AEW & ROH wrestlers came out to embrace Mark Briscoe.
We love you, #JayBriscoe ❤️#AEWDynamite pic.twitter.com/2ARzAOd74C— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) January 26, 2023