Jake Hager (@1.17) vs Anthony Garrett (@5.0)
25-10-2019

Our Prediction:

Jake Hager will win

Jake Hager – Anthony Garrett Match Prediction | 25-10-2019 19:00

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As a mixed martial artist, he is currently signed to Bellator MMA where he competes in the heavyweight division. Donald Jacob "Jake" Hager Jr. He is best known for his time in WWE under the ring name Jack Swagger. (born March 24, 1982) is an American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist, currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) under his real name Jake Hager. As a professional wrestler, he is also currently signed to Lucha Underground under the ring name Jake Strong, where he is the current Lucha Underground Champion.

On February 19, Fox News and various conservative commentators including Glenn Beck claimed that Swagger and Colter's characters were a mockery of the Tea Party movement meant to "demonize" the Tea Party.[91][92] WWE responded to the criticism by stating that they were incorporating "current events into [their] storylines" to "create compelling and relevant content for [their] audience" and that "this storyline in no way represents WWE's political point of view".[93] WWE followed by having Swagger and Colter break character during a video to invite Beck to appear on Raw while justifying that the storyline was designed to elicit a crowd response for the protagonist, Alberto Del Rio, and the antagonists, Swagger and Colter, while remaining within a PG rating, unlike several high-rated scripted dramas that use murder and rape in their storylines.

Swagger would enter the 2014 Royal Rumble match at entrant #7 but was eliminated by Kevin Nash. At TLC they also challenged for the WWE Tag Team Championship again in a losing effort in a fatal four-way match also involving RybAxel and the team of Big Show and Rey Mysterio. Swagger returned on the July 1 episode of Raw, accompanying Zeb Colter's new client Antonio Cesaro to his match with Cody Rhodes.[107] At the Money in the Bank pay-per-view, Swagger and Cesaro competed in the World Heavyweight Championship Money in the Bank ladder match, but were both unsuccessful as the match was won by Damien Sandow.[108] The following night on Raw, Swagger and Cesaro, now billed as The Real Americans, teamed together for the first time, but ended up being defeated by The Usos.[109] During the Night of Champions pre-show, the Real Americans competed in a number one contender Tag Team Turmoil match for the WWE Tag Team Championship, in which they were the last team eliminated by The Prime Time Players (Darren Young and Titus O'Neil).[110] Simultaneously, the Real Americans began a feud with the returning Santino Marella after he defeated both of them in singles competition.[111][112][113] On October 6 at Battleground, the Real Americans defeated Marella and The Great Khali in a tag team match.[114] The Real Americans moved onto feuding with Los Matadores,[115][116][117] culminating in a tag team match on October 27 at Hell in a Cell, which Los Matadores won.[118] The following night on Raw, The Real Americans defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes and Goldust in a non-title match. On the February 14 episode of SmackDown, Swagger became the #1 Contender for the Intercontinental Championship after winning a Fatal 4-Way match, defeating Kofi Kingston, Rey Mysterio and Mark Henry.[119] However, Swagger would advance to Elimination Chamber, where he would face the current Intercontinental Champion, Big E, and would lose the match. At Survivor Series, Swagger teamed with Cesaro, Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins in a 5 on 5 traditional Survivor Series tag team match in which their team was victorious over Rey Mysterio, Cody Rhodes, Goldust and The Usos' team.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

On the February 28 episode of Raw, Swagger was announced as Michael Cole's trainer for his match at WrestleMania XXVII against Jerry Lawler.[52] On the March 28 episode of Raw, Swagger faced Lawler in a singles match, which he won by disqualification after Lawler attacked him with a steel chair.[53] At WrestleMania, Swagger receive a Stone Cold Stunner from the guest referee, Stone Cold Steve Austin when attempting to withdraw Cole from the match.

On October 17, Strong won a 7-man battle royal by last eliminating AR Fox and that same night, he defeated Johnny Mundo. with Sammy Guevara and Big Bad Steve, facing the Trios Champions The Mack, Son of Havoc and Killshot. The next week, Strong won a seven-to-seven survive elimination match to win the Lucha Underground Gift of the Gods Championship. After his team lost, Strong attacked every member, including Infamous Inc manager, Famous B. On June 20, 2018, Hager made his debut on Lucha Underground as a heel. Under the name of "The Savage" Jake Strong, he joined Infamous Inc. Strong then started a feud with Drago and Aerostar, defeating both in singles matchs and in a handicap Nunchaku match. On Ultima Lucha Cuatro, after Pentagon Dark defeated Marty Martinez to win the Lucha Underground Championship, Strong cashed his Gift of the Gods Championship to challenge Pentagon, and defeated him to become the new Lucha Underground Champion.

When we asked Khan if he was confirming that the group was officially a stable, he replied, "They looked really good together, didn't they? It looked like a stable to me, the way they walked, the way they talked, the way they acted, they seemed like guys with a plan.

On March 1, 2017, Hager announced on Chael Sonnen's podcast that he had requested his release from WWE.[144] Two days later, WWE issued a statement saying that Hager had not been granted his release.

On the March 1, 2010, episode of Raw, Swagger defeated Santino Marella to qualify for the Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania XXVI,[41] where he won, earning a contract for any WWE world championship over the following year.[42] On the first episode of Raw following WrestleMania, Swagger tried to cash in his Money in the Bank contract against the WWE Champion John Cena, but changed his mind when he realized that Cena was not incapacitated enough to be defeated easily.

Jake Hager Will Square Off Against Anthony Garrett At Bellator 231

He announced (using his Jack Swagger ring name) that he would be joining the House of Hardcore 2017 Australian tour.[147] The Australia tour consisted of four events between June 16 and 24, 2017.[148] On February 2018, Hager joined 5 Star Wrestling and won the heavyweight title, defeating John Morrison. The promotion closed in March 2018 with Hager being the second and final champion. Hager returned to professional wrestling on the independent circuit in 2017.

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