Found June 25, 2013 on
Ring Side News:
ROH World champion Jay Briscoe and his brother, Mark Briscoe, are officially finished with Ring of Honor. The status of the ROH Title is unknown at this time.
The Briscoes's contracts expired and will not be renewed. The decision was made in response to Jay's tweets in early May vowing to shoot anyone who teaches his children about marriage between same-sex couples.
Sinclair Broadcasting became aware of the tweets and had ROH try to handle the issue in-house by having Briscoe issue a public apology and donate his pay from two shows.
At Sunday's TV tapings in Baltimore, Md., both Briscoes were written off television.
BEST OF MAXIM
Partial Source: Pwinsider.com
UPDATE: According to sources, the ROH TV show (featuring a documentary on the Briscoe Brothers) as well as the iPPV match so close to their home was designed as a send off for Mark and Jay Briscoe.
Once again, the angle was planned before the incident with Jay Briscoe on Twitter, with the feeling that there was a WWE deal on the table. There are some...
ROH sent out the following today…
- Major Briscoe News!
- WARNING: contains spoilers for future ROH TV Episodes
Last weekend in Baltimore was a physically brutal one for both World Champion Jay Briscoe and his “Best in the World 2013″ challenger Mark Briscoe. The brothers tore into one another in one of the more physical championship battles and it ultimately required Jay to...
ROH has released a video of Matt Hardy coming out to cut a promo on the entire Briscoe family after the end of this weekend’s Best in the World iPPV for Ring of Honor Wrestling. Hardy beat former ROH world champion Kevin Steen earlier in the night. He’s set to face Jay Briscoe for the title at a later date.
Matt Hardy wrote the following on Twitter in response to ROH World Champion Jay Briscoe no longer being with the company.
"Lots of @ringofhonor rumors tonight across the IWC. Believe u me, u have NO IDEA who the ROH champ is til u see it on TV! SINCLAIR LOVES ME!"
As we reported on RSN yesterday, Jay and Mark Briscoe's ROH contracts expired and will not be renewed...
Ring of Honor has published an article selling the "beat down" the Briscoe brothers received at the taping this past Sunday.
The report mentioned that the company would be making an announcement soon regarding the status of the ROH World Title because Jay and Mark will be out of action "indefinitely". Here is an excerpt from their article.