Former World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger has officially signed with a new promotion, as PWInsider reports, and he is expected to debut in May.
Swagger was said to be one the most underrated talents in WWE history, being released after the 2016 draft after going to SmackDown Live.
MLW released a statement where they revealed Swagger would be joining them for a multi-fight deal under his real name of Jake Hager:
JAKE HAGER SIGNS MULTI-FIGHT DEAL WITH MAJOR LEAGUE WRESTLING; TO DEBUT AT MLW’S MAY 3RD TV TAPING
ORLANDO – Major League Wrestling has reached a multi-fight deal with Jake Hager, the ex-World Champion formerly known as “Jack Swagger”. The deal will see Hager make his MLW debut on May 3rd in Orlando at MLW: Intimidation Games hosted by Gilt Nightclub.
A native of Perry, Oklahoma, the current Bellator MMA fighter was a decorated collegiate wrestler at the University of Oklahoma, where he was an All-American and set the school record for most pins at the 285-pound weight class in a single season with 30.
“A reckoning is coming to the heavyweight division of Major League Wrestling,” said Hager’s new manager, renowned southern promoter Colonel Robert Parker.
Tickets are on sale now at https://www.MLWTickets.com for Major League Wrestling’s May 3rd FUSION TV taping for beIN SPORTS.
Ticket prices range from $15-$45 with a limited number of “VIP Packages” also available.
You can purchase tickets now at MLWTickets.com.
The main event signed for May 3rd.
The video below shows Swagger making his WWE debut:
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