MLW released the following press release on Tuesday, announcing the signing of former WWE star Jack Swagger (Jake Hager) to the company.
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 first episode of MLW’s new weekly TV show, MLW Fusion, which will premiere this Friday on the beIN Sports Network at 8:00 PM ET. Former WWE and TNA star MVP, former UFC fighters Matt Riddle and “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, former ROH star ACH, Sami Callihan, Joey Janela, Pentagon Jr., Fenix, Santana Garrett and more will be featured on the show.
You can view a trailer for the series below.