“We’re Gonna Take Care of Your Family” – Chris Jericho and Jon Moxley Pay Heartfelt Tribute to Brodie Lee

Published 12/31/2020, 7:25 AM EST


Brodie Lee left for his heavenly abode on Boxing Day as everyone celebrated Holiday season. The news was an enormous shock for everyone from fellow pro wrestlers to fans across the globe. Nobody saw it coming, and the announcement just left everyone shook from within.

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Last night, AEW celebrated the life of Brodie Lee on Dynamite with a special match card dedicated to his memory. Not just that, but they also legitimately signed his eldest son, Brodie Lee Jr., to an AEW contract.

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Chris Jericho and Jon Moxley pay tribute to Brodie Lee

The show opened with a ten bell salute with the entire AEW roster on stage. Various AEW wrestlers also shared personal video messages as a tribute to the late great Jon Huber aka Brodie Lee/Luke Harper including Chris Jericho and Jon Moxley.

Jericho opened his tribute by highlighting he faced Brodie Lee/Luke Harper 27 times in his career. He shared a story of him and Brodie during a tour in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Jericho said there was a mark on the ceiling of his hotel room that kept bothering him. Initially, he thought it’s a bug, but it wasn’t.

Jericho then revealed Brodie Lee came to chill in his room, and that’s when he pointed out the mark on the ceiling that kept bothering him. Brodie quickly explained to Jericho that it wasn’t a mark but an arrow that pointed towards the direction of Mecca.

‘Le Champion’ pointed out Brodie’s extreme knowledge, praised him as an outstanding worker, and concluded with a promise to always take care of Brodie’s family.

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The former AEW Champion Jon Moxley, too, talked about the great career and legacy of Brodie Lee. You could feel the emotion and genuine sadness in Moxley’s voice as he spoke about Brodie Lee’s incredible career.

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Mox said he had the privilege of spending over a decade with Brodie and also talked about the immense love he had for his family. He was a dad before all the other roles he donned in his illustrious career and life.

Brodie Lee’s legacy will forever be cherished for generations to come. It was too soon for a lovable giant to go that soon. It’s a sad time for Brodie’s family, fellow wrestlers and fans, but we must honor his legacy by always remembering him. ‘The Exalted One’ lives on forever!

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Ishan Chavan

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Ishan Chavan is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Being a Journalism graduate, Ishan has over six years of experience in the Media Production Industry, having worked with Viacom 18's streaming platform, Voot. A wrestling fan since childhood, Ishan's favorite wrestlers are Daniel Bryan, AJ Styles, and Chris Jericho as he feels these three have the perfect blend of wrestling and promo skills, especially Jericho.

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