Erick Rowan made a shock look on AEW Dynamite to pay tribute to Brodie Lee.
Wrestling star Lee, actual identify Jonathan Huber, died on the age of 41 as a result of a non COVID-related lung subject over Christmas.
Rowan, also referred to as Erick Redbeard, debuted on All Elite Wrestling (AEW) tv when popping out to assist The Darkish Order, a faction which was led by Lee, in opposition to The Inside Circle on Wednesday’s episode.
After the match, which The Darkish Order gained, a visibly upset Rowan reappeared with an indication studying: “Goodbye for now my brother. See you down the highway.”
Rowan tagged with Lee for many of their time collectively in WWE, when he labored beneath the identify Luke Harper.
Each males have been a part of the Wyatt Household with Bray Wyatt, earlier than forming The Bludgeon Brothers tag staff in 2017.
Huber left WWE in 2019 and joined AEW as Brodie Lee earlier this 12 months.
It was a particular AEW Dynamite episode on Wednesday evening which began with a standard 10-bell tribute to Lee.
In different segments, AEW president Tony Khan, alongside Cody Rhodes, offered Lee’s eight-year-old son, Brodie Jr, with a TNT Championship belt for all times.
Lee famously beat Rhodes for the TNT Championship in August, earlier than shedding it to his rival two months later.
Lee’s spouse, Amanda, broke down in tears when she was within the ring with Brodie Jr as her husband’s boots have been positioned on the mat.
Brodie Jr, who’s also referred to as Adverse One, has signed a contract with AEW and was even concerned in The Darkish Order’s match by hitting MJF with a kendo stick.
AEW Dynamite’s heartfelt episode drew reward from a number of WWE stars, together with Daniel Bryan, Large E, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn on social media.
An emotional Bryan tweeted: “That was stunning. I cried, quite a few occasions. Thanks… a lot… for honoring [sic] a person we liked.
“And thanks for honoring [sic] his household in such a particular approach. I like you Brodie and we are going to all miss you.”