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AEW Wrestler Brodie Lee Dies at 41

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Awful news has come out in the wrestling world tonight, as AEW announced tonight that wrestler Brodie Lee — whose real name was Jon Huber — has died at the young age of 41:

Huber’s wife, Amanda, wrote on Instagram that her husband died of non-Covid-related lung issues:

Huber made his pro wrestling debut in 2003 and has been a fixture in the scene this past decade. Before he joined AEW, he wrestled in WWE as Luke Harper, where he was a member of the Wyatt Family and had one stint as the intercontinental champion and also was one-half of the SmackDown tag-team champions with Erick Rowan. He also held the TNT championship belt during his time in AEW.

This is a profoundly tragic loss and our thoughts are with Huber’s friends and family as they cope with this loss.

 

Written by Ryan Glasspiegel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.

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