Legend Jack Brisco Passes Away At 68 Years Old

February 2nd, 2010 by

www.wrestlingtruth.com – WWE Hall of Famer, NWA great and all round wrestling legend Jack Brisco has passed away this morning at 68 years old, following prolonged complications with open heart surgery he underwent 2 weeks ago.

Brisco along with his brother Gerry, are multi-time NWA tag team champions. Jack also held the world title in the 70s.

Several wrestlers have reacted to his passing on Twitter:

Howard Finkel: I’m saddened by the passing of the great Jack Brisco. He was a consummate performer in every sense of the word! RIP, my friend.

Paul Heyman: We are all very sorry to hear of the passing of the universally-respected Jack Brisco.

Hurricane Helms: RIP Jack Brisco. The Briscos were the first wrestlers I ever hated as a kid, which is a huge compliment to a heel. A great wrestler!!!

Matt Morgan: Sorry to hear one of all time greats, jack brisco passed away today. Have so much respect for true pioneer who paved way for us to be able to call wrestling a ‘job’. My condolences to Jerry and whole family.

Shawn Spears: The wrestling world lost a true great today. Rest in Peace Jack Briscoe, thanks for paving the way for us.

Christopher Daniels: RIP Jack Brisco. My condolences to his family and friends.

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