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NXT Segment Changed Due To Jay Briscoe’s Death

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• NXT Segment Changed Due To Jay Briscoe’s Death

According to PostWrestling, NXT Tag Team Champions The New Day were scheduled to host a “funeral” for Pretty Deadly’s title shot during their in-ring segment on last night’s NXT.

However, Shawn Michaels dropped the idea once the news of Jay Briscoe’s death came out.

HBK then asked Vic Joseph to do a tribute for Jay on commentary, which you can watch below:

As we noted earlier, Jay was passed away in a car accident at the age of 38.

Also Read: Jay Briscoe’s Daughter Set To Undergo Major Surgery After Car Accident

• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (January 18, 2001) – WWF SmackDown!

On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.

It was broadcasted from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 2001’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

Bubba Ray Dudley vs. Edge

The Acolytes & Jacqueline vs. The Hardy Boyz & Lita

Val Venis vs. Test

Steve Blackman vs. Hardcore Holly

The Rock, The Undertaker & Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Kurt Angle, Kane & Rikishi

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