WWE Tribute to Jay Briscoe (Jamin Pugh) on Friday’s ‘SmackDown’ telecast on FOX.
Earlier in the show, commentator Michael Cole took a moment to acknowledge Briscoe’s tragic death in an automobile accident earlier this week (January 17).
Speaking on behalf of WWE, Cole addressed the universe:
WWE acknowledged Briscoe’s death on Tuesday night NXT.
AEW, Impact and the entire wrestling world have been paying tribute for the past several days. At AEW Dynamite, several stars wore armbands honoring their friend.