Found June 26, 2013 on
Here is the latest on the status of Mark and Jay Briscoe with Ring of Honor. Their contracts with Ring of Honor have expired. The angle leading to the iPPV, where they faced off for the title, was made months ago. Reports that the pair were not re-signed due to Jay Briscoe’s controversial tweets from around a month ago are not correct.
The promotion had the plan in place to write them out following the iPPV, and word is that unless they get a big money offer from WWE or elsewhere, they will be back with the company at some point. There are some that believe that a WWE deal was on the table for the brothers.
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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 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.
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.
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...
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...