“That Girl Lost Her Hero”: Old Video of Jay Briscoe Dancing With His Daughter Leaves Everyone In Tears Hours After His Tragic Death

Published 01/19/2023, 9:46 AM EST

The sudden and tragic death of pro wrestler Jay Briscoe in a car accident has left many people devastated. Jay, aged 38, was returning from a cheerleading competition with his two daughters when the horrific tragedy occurred on Tuesday, January 17. The entire wrestling community mourned as one over the loss of such a talented individual at a young age. Many fans and wrestlers including WWE star Seth Rollins had a tough time dealing with this tragedy.

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Moreover, Jay Briscoe’s wife Ashley Pugh updated that their two daughters were severely injured. She revealed that one of their daughters Gracie had to undergo surgery on her back. And now an old video of Jay Briscoe, one of the toughest wrestlers, practicing a cheerleading routine with one of his daughters is making people even more emotional.

People get emotional over the video of Jay Briscoe dancing with his young daughter

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After the news of Jay Briscoe’s unfortunate and disturbing death, many people shared their support for his family and paid tributes to the late wrestler. In their tributes to Jay Briscoe, those who knew him lauded him as an iconic wrestler but even more so as a great husband and father. Despite being old school and having a tough-guy image, Jay didn’t shy away from publicly showing his adorable moments with his family, especially his daughters.

In an old video that resurfaced after Jay’s tragic grievous demise, we see the former ROH World Champion helping his daughter practice her cheerleading routine at home during the pandemic in 2020. In the heartbreaking video, Jay is wearing a bow on his head as he dances along with his young kid.

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As people came across this video on Twitter, they expressed their grief and felt even more heartbroken over the tragedy that befell the Briscoe family. A user wrote, “This breaks my heart. That girl lost a hero today.” Another user commented, “Legit years in my eyes.”

Here are the top reactions from people to Jay Briscoe’s video with his daughter.

People were overcome with emotions seeing the late wrestler having a great time with his child.

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Jay Briscoe’s sudden demise has upset many people. The hurt was amplified after seeing Jay being an amazing father to his daughter and helping with the cheer routine. We now pray that both his daughters recover soon enough and the Briscoe family pulls through after this tragedy.

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Sherjeel Malik

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Sherjeel Malik is a WWE writer at Essentially Sports. He has been a passionate Wrestling fan since childhood and his all-time favorites include 'The Hardy Boyz' and Randy Orton. Sherjeel also follows soccer religiously and is a Liverpool fan.

Edited By: Arijit Saha

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