Tony Khan “fought hard” to make Mark Briscoe’s AEW Dynamite appearance happen

As previously noted, AEW President Tony Khan announced that Mark Briscoe will wrestle against Jay Lethal on tonight’s edition of Dynamite. While appearing on the Battleground podcast, Khan commented on the appearance…

“It’s going to be a great match honoring a great man. These men requested this match. Wednesday will be the 39th birthday of the late, great Jay Briscoe and his longtime friend and rival Jay Lethal and his brother Mark Briscoe wanted to honor the legacy of Jay Briscoe and I fought hard to make it happen and I’m really excited about the match.”

“I think it’s great that they’re gonna be able to honor the legacy of somebody that everybody in pro wrestling has so much respect for. This is going to be something really great for everybody in the locker room who is rallying around the Briscoe family.” (quotes courtesy of