WWE Superstars Pay Special Tribute to Brodie Lee on Raw

Published 12/29/2020, 12:07 AM EST


WWE Raw pulled out all the stops to honor the legacy of Brodie Lee a.k.a. Luke Harper. Lee tragically passed away on Monday morning because of a lung related issue. Since the news has come to light, the industry has been mourning the tremendous loss.

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Some Superstars who paid tribute to Lee during their Monday Night Raw segments were Drew McIntyre, Alexa Bliss, and Xavier Woods.

The Scottish Psychopath’ brought a smile on the audience’s face when he used Lee’s [Harper’s] catchphrase “yeah, yeah, yeah” during the kickoff show.

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Additionally, Tom Philips used “It’s Monday, you know what that means” during his announcement.

This phrase is a reference to a series of Lee’s tweets.

Next, Alexa Bliss used “yeah, yeah, yeah” during her segment with Randy Orton. It may not have been apparent to everyone, but Lee’s fans knew at that moment that this was her tribute to the fallen Superstar.

Xavier Woods entered the ring wearing a black band with the name “Brodie” etched on it. To add icing to his tribute, he delivered a discus lariat in the eight-man tag team match on WWE Raw.

WWE paid a special tribute to Brodie Lee

The company paid a major tribute to Brodie Lee with a graphic in his honor. However, it mentioned Lee’s actual name – Jon Huber, and his WWE in-ring name, Luke Harper.

Nevertheless, it gave a heartwarming start to the night’s event.

Previously, other pro-wrestlers and Superstars shared their grievances and utter devastation via social media. Some of them were Chris Jericho, Cody Rhodes, Triple H, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, and several others.

Regardless of whether he was in AEW as Brodie Lee or WWE as Luke Harper, he made an impact. At WWE, he became well known for his time with the Wyatt family and as a Tag Team alongside Erick Rowan.

Even though the company did not use him as expected, he made a name for himself before quitting.

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After coming to AEW, he adopted the moniker of ‘The Exalted One’ and became the leader of the villainous faction, The Dark Order. Post that, he got a shot at the TNT title and secured it as well.

It doesn’t matter whether his title runs at both companies were small or big. At the end, when the fans talk about him, they only remember the impact he made during the matches and segments.

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Brodie Lee will be missed by the fans and the wrestling industry.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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