AEW Superstars Send Brodie Lee off With Emotional Tributes

Published 12/30/2020, 9:40 PM EST


This week’s AEW Dynamite was dedicated to the life and career of Superstar Brodie Lee (Jon Hubert), whose untimely death left the Wrestling world in tears. 

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Tony Khan and his creative team set up the entire show to pay tribute to the deceased Superstar. At the beginning of the show, a 10-bell salute was given to Brodie Lee with all Superstars of the roster coming out in silence. 

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Lee’s wife Amanda was also present along with their son who wore a Dark Order mask the entire time. The crowd remained silent in respect as the bell tolled for Brodie. 

Following this, all members of the Dark Order gave Lee a proper send-off in their signature group style. Riddled with emotion, all members stayed in character as they honored their leader one last time. 

During the first match, Lee’s close friend Colt Cabana paid tribute to the star in a different way. In the tag team match, Cabana delivered a performance of a lifetime, filled with emotions towards Brodie. 

His acrobatic skill reached another level as he showed the world just what Brodie meant to him. AEW had a series of short messages from its best stars in between matches; they spoke about how Lee influenced them deeply. 

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In the second match, Superstar Lance Archer paid tribute to Lee by wearing his iconic ring gear of a white top with blue jeans. Hubert wore this during his time in WWE as Luke Harper and it became an essential part of his character. 

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In the third match, Lee’s famous tag team partner Erick Rowan returned to flatten MJF who kept insulting Lee. Rowan formed ‘The Bludgeon Brothers’ with Lee and won the tag team championships at WrestleMania alongside his brother.

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AEW sent off their big heel in the perfect style. Brodie Lee was honored as a professional wrestler but more than that as a person and a father.

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Luke Dias is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports, having published more than 1000 articles on professional wrestling. Having completed courses in Advanced Writing from the University of California and Media and Ethics from the University of Amsterdam, Luke is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Xavier’s College. His tremendous knowledge of WWE history enables him to make past connections, adding depth to the articles.

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