Mark Briscoe will make his AEW Dynamite debut this week in honor of Jay Briscoe

AEW’s Tony Khan announced on Tuesday that Mark Briscoe will be making his AEW dynamite debut this week for a game against Jay Lethal in honor of his late brother, Jay Briscoe. Jay tragically died in a car accident in Delaware last week and this Wednesday would have been his 39th birthday. Khan made the announcement by tweeting: “Mark Briscoe vs Jay Lethal, asked by both men to celebrate the life and legacy of the late great Jay Briscoe on his 39th birthday, his old friend/rival Jay Lethal vs his brother Mark Briscoe .”

Despite being the ROH World Tag Team Champions when Khan bought Ring of Honor last year, the Briscoes were not allowed on AEW television, reportedly due to a Warner Bros. mandate. Discovery regarding homophobic comments made by Jay in the early 2010s (which he would make repeatedly). apologizing for in his later years). According to Dave Meltzer, this was also why the Jay-dedicated tribute show filmed last week was banned from airing on TV and will instead be uploaded to HonorClub and YouTube. Meltzer also reported that WBD was opposed to Mark being on TV, even after Jay’s death, but that has obviously changed now.”

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