WWE legend Stone Chilly Steve Austin paid tribute to the late AEW star Brodie Lee in a current interview.
Brodie Lee was a two-time SmackDown Tag Crew Champion and a former Intercontinental Champion throughout his WWE run. Lee received the TNT Championship from Cody after signing with AEW. Lee dropped the title again to Cody Rhodes in a Canine Collar Match, which ended up being the final match of his profession. Lee handed away in December and the sudden information got here as a shock to the professional wrestling neighborhood.
Steve Austin not too long ago spoke to The Wrap. Throughout the interview, Austin revealed his response to the heartbreaking information of Brodie Lee’s passing in December. Austin stated that he could not consider the information when he heard it and known as it a “tragedy.” He added that everybody within the professional wrestling enterprise cherished Brodie Lee:
I simply completely couldn’t consider it as a result of the man was an incredible hand within the enterprise, however he was a sweetheart of a man. When he was in WWE, we’d speak now and again on the cellphone nearly his character and what he was doing. After which we stopped speaking and he saved going and he lastly ended up in AEW. And I didn’t know his actual identify from his WWE identify. And I used to be like, ‘Holy cow, this man is so younger.’ After which I didn’t know what had occurred. There’s simply an absolute tragedy of a man who everyone within the enterprise completely cherished and adored. That’s the sort of man he was. So actually, actually stunning to me.
AEW’s tribute to Brodie Lee
AEW paid tribute to Brodie Lee on Dynamite shortly after his dying, on the final episode of 2020. Each match on the present had a member of Brodie Lee’s faction — The Darkish Order — concerned.
Tony Khan additionally introduced Brodie Lee Jr. with the TNT Championship belt. The belt was retired and the present champion, Darby Allin, now has a brand new model of the TNT Championship title belt.
Printed 12 Jan 2021, 00:31 IST