WWE have seen one more of their former champions transfer into MMA after Bellator introduced the signing of Jack Swagger.
Jake Hager — who was often known as Swagger throughout his time in wrestling — was introduced to have signed a profitable, multi-fight cope with the corporate.
Hager, 34, will compete at heavyweight and is anticipated to have his first style of life within the octagon subsequent yr.
An announcement mentioned: “Bellator is happy to announce that it has reached a multi-fight, multi-year cope with Jake Hager, who was previously often known as “Jack Swagger” throughout his almost nine-year run with WWE.
“The deal will see Hager make his MMA debut inside a Bellator cage.
“Hager will compete at heavyweight and is anticipated to debut in 2018.”
Hager was granted his launch from WWE after 9 years again in March along with his profession in a stalemate.
However the ‘Actual American’ is trying ahead to turning his hand to the brutal fight sport.
Hager mentioned: “That is one thing I’ve wished to do for a very long time. It’s one thing that’s part of me, so it is smart.
“I’m very proud of the deal. I’ve felt a number of love from Bellator.
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“I think there are certain types of guys who need to be punched in the face and taste blood.
“I’ve always been a fan of MMA, I’ve been wrestling since I was five years old.
“It’s awesome to be with Bellator. They’re really going to put 100 percent towards it!”
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