The late star has died aged 41 (Picture: WWE)
The wrestling world is mourning one other heartbreaking loss after the death of AEW star Brodie Lee.
The star – who additionally carried out beneath the title Luke Harper in WWE earlier than leaving in December 2019 – has tragically died aged 41 following a non-Covid-related lung challenge, and now legends and his contemporaries have paid their respects.
Hulk Hogan tweeted: ‘Completely devastated over the lack of Jon “Luke/Brodie”, such an awesome expertise and superior human being! RIP my brother HH (sic)’
In the meantime, John Cena is but to supply an announcement, however he shared a captionless photograph of them wrestling one another on his Instagram account.
WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley wrote: ‘I simply heard the information concerning the loss of life of Jon Huber…an terrible day for wrestling followers.
‘Simply two years in the past, my son Hughie dressed up as Luke Harper for Halloween. He was an awesome employee, and a doting father. An enormous loss for everybody who loves wrestling.’
In the meantime, AEW boss Tony Khan – who signed him to the promotion following his WWE launch – admitted he was ‘devastated’ by the information.
He stated: ‘I’m devastated by the lack of Jon Huber, recognized to followers as Mr. Brodie Lee, previously Luke Harper. Jon was an awesome man.
‘His household got here first, his loving spouse Amanda & their sons Brodie + Nolan. He liked wrestler and was nice at it, he liked you followers. Please hold him in your hearts.’
WWE bosses Triple H and Stephanie McMahon each additionally paid their respects to the late wrestler, who held the Intercontinental Title and three tag crew championships with the corporate.
Triple H wrote: ‘Superb expertise … Higher human being, husband and father.’
His spouse Stephanie added: ‘I’m so deeply sorry for the lack of Jon Huber. We bonded off the love of our kids. He was a real household man. #RIPBrodieLee (sic)’
And Randy Orton – who teamed with Lee throughout his stint within the Wyatt Family – tweeted: ‘I don’t have the phrases. #RIPBrodieLee Could God ship his lovely household as a lot power as doable.’
AEW’s Cody Rhodes wrote: ‘My coronary heart is suffering from the lack of Brodie Lee. It was apparent he was an especially gifted athlete and storyteller, and his present past that was to problem you and he set the bar very excessive.
‘Upon anyone’s first assembly with him…it was much more obvious he was a household man and a first-class human being.
‘I obtained to share his final quantity…I obtained to have his final match. That’s an honor and a privilege and an expertise so ferociously humbling. (sic)’