Jake Hager, who competed for the WWE as Jack Swagger, will make his debut with Bellator next month.
Hager will face JW Kiser on January 26 from The Forum in Los Angeles in a heavyweight bout. The heavyweight title will be handed out that same night when Fedor Emelianenko and Ryan Bader square off.
— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) December 3, 2018
Hager won the WWE world title and U.S. belts, along with the ECW championship, during his time in pro wrestling. He was also an All-American at the University of Oklahoma.
Below is the current fight card:
Vacant Bellator Heavyweight Championship
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Ryan Bader
Bellator Middleweight Championship
Gegard Mousasi (c) vs. Rafael Lovato Jr.
Featherweight: Aaron Pico vs. Henry Corrales
Heavyweight: Jake Hager vs. JW Kiser
Lightweight: Mike Segura vs. Richard Leroy
Lightweight: Jorge Juarez vs. David Pacheco
Featherweight: Jay Jay Wilson vs. Tyler Beneke