Former WWE Superstar Jake Hager (Jack Swagger) has his next fight booked under the banner of the Bellator MMA promotion.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday that Hager is set to fight at the Bellator 231 event. He’ll take on Anthony Garrett in a heavyweight showdown that will air as part of the main card.
Swagger beat J.W. Kiser by first-round arm-triangle choke on the main card of Bellator 214 back in January at The Forum in Inglewood, California. This marked his pro-MMA debut.
In his second fight, he T.J. Jones by first-round arm-triangle choke on the main card of Bellator 221 on May 11th at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
Bellator 231 is set to take place on October 25, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The main card will air on DAZN.
The show is headlined by a rematch between Frank Mir and Roy Nelson. The promotion will be announcing more fights for this show in the coming weeks. Here is the updated card:
- Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson
- Ed Ruth vs. Jason Jackson
- Jake Hager vs. Anthony Garrett
- Tim Caron vs. Lucas Borges
- Brandon Medina vs. Brandon Santiago
- Talita Nogueira vs. Jessy Miele
- Steve Mowry vs. Gokhan Saricram
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