WRESTLER Jon Huber, also called Brodie Lee, has died.
The 41-year-old, also called Luke Harper, died of a “non-Covid associated lung concern,” his spouse, Amanda Huber wrote on Instagram.
Jon Huber, also called Brodie Lee, has died from a non-COVID-19-related lung concernCredit score: Twitter
Huber died after a ‘battle with a non Covid associated lung concern’Credit score: Instagram
“My finest pal died right this moment,” she wrote. “I by no means wished to write down out these phrases. My coronary heart is damaged.”
“The world noticed him because the superb @brodielee (fka Luke Harper) however he was my finest pal, my husband, and the best father you’d ever meet.
“No phrases can categorical the love I really feel or how damaged I’m proper now,” she added.
Huber mentioned her husband “handed surrounded by love ones after a tough fought battle with a non Covid associated lung concern.”
Huber was 41 years outdatedCredit score: WWE
The wrestler was also called Luke HarperCredit score: WWE
All Elite Wrestling shared a statement providing condolences to Huber’s household, saying the group is “heartbroken.”
“In an trade stuffed with good folks, Jon Huber was exceptionally revered and beloved in each means – a fierce and charming expertise, a considerate mentor and easily a really type soul that starkly contradicted his persona as Mr. Brodie Lee,” AEW mentioned in an announcement.
“Jon’s love for his spouse Amanda, and youngsters Brodie and Nolan, was evident to all of us who have been lucky to spend time with him, and we ship our love and assist to his lovely household, right this moment and at all times.”
Different tributes poured in for the late wrestler, including from Braun Strowman who merely wrote: “I’m puzzled!!!!!”
Strowman additionally included an image with Braun.
Ettore Ewen, recognized by his identify Massive E, also hailed Huber in a shifting tribute.
“I hope you all get to know somebody like Jon. He was the largest household man & somebody who made me snigger every day. I’ll miss him on daily basis for the remainder of my life. I like you, Brodie, and I thanks a lot for loving me,” Ewen wrote.
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Wrestler Cedric Alexander wrote on Twitter: “He was at all times a pleasure to be round, hear nice tales from and was at all times a wonderful human being.”
“In utter disbelief listening to of the passing of Brodie Lee. I am unable to course of this. I can not imagine it,” WWE Champion Sami Zayn wrote.
WWE commentator Mihir Joshi referred to as his demise “really heartbreaking” whereas ESPN editor Tim Fiorvanti remarked about his lasting impact.
“You possibly can measure the mark of a person on the day that he dies,” Fiorvanti wrote. “The checklist of these talking about who Jon was is staggeringly lengthy, and solely rising.”
The wrestler was working with AEW underneath the identify Brodie Lee – and had simply made his debut as such in March, based on Bleacher Report.
He beforehand labored with within the WWE underneath the identify Luke Harper.
“WWE is saddened to be taught that Jon Huber, recognized to WWE followers as Luke Harper, handed away right this moment at age 41. WWE extends its condolences to Huber’s household, associates and followers,” WWE said in a statement on Twitter.
Huber debuted in NXT as a menacing enforcer for The Wyatt Household partaking in heated rivalries with John Cena, Kane, Daniel Bryan, The Defend, and The Usos, WWE said in a statement.
“Harper had a dominant tag workforce run with Rowan that will lay the groundwork for future championship success,” WWE mentioned.
Huber and Rowan tag teamed as The Bludgeon Brothers — profitable the SmackDown Tag Staff Title victory in a Triple Menace Match at WrestleMania 34.
Huber additionally had an “spectacular singles run” that ended with him defeating Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental Championship, based on WWE.