Bellator Signs Former WWE Wrestler Jack Swagger (Jake Hager)

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  1. TeenageMutantLesnarTurtle

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    Strong wrestling base, big guy and his athleticism is way above the HW MMA norm.Dont expect him to win titles or anything but he should be solid.
     
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    They should make this a 16-man HWGP, adding:

    Jack Swagger
    Ken Shamrock (Swagger's first fight)
    Bobby Lashley
    Cheick Kongo
    Sergei Kharitonov
    Justin Wren
    Oli Thompson
    And they should've recruited Mirko Cro Cop
     
  3. CC27

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    Sounds like he's Lashley but could go further in mma by doing only this sport.

    Similar names in WWE, both have wrestling backgrounds.

    CM Punk should go to Bellator, its a better fit for him.
     
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  4. CC27

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    Surprised they didnt push to get Cro Cop in their tournament. He would have been perfect for that tournament.
     
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    He's a legit wrestler, but at 35years of age and with little MMA training how much else has/can he pick up in terms of striking etc that could stand him in good stead vs meaningful competition?

    A few years back he could of been a bit of a force?

    I feel he will be matched carefully

    Be good to see him fight Lashley
     
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    This should go well ...

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    Hes a big dude
     
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    Jack Swagger would fuck Fedor up. There's a new GOAT in town
     
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    Hopefully he can stay off the weed this time around unlike in wwe lol.
     
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    Could do well if he has decent boxing
     
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    He beat Cain Velasquez in wrestling.
     
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  12. CC27

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    Swagger vs Dada
     
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    Lashley vs Hager would love to see that. Hager is a legit wrestler as well.
     
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    yeah so he can wrestle but how about when he's required to throw hands he couldn't even sell a worked punch
     
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    Wanted to see him in MMA awhile ago. Big fella.
     
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    Honestly. Who the fuck is Jack Swagger?
     
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    Brock would have, too.

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    don't think anything major will come of this, but I'll watch.
     
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    I don't know about that. Contrary to popular belief Brock Lesnar has a much better MMA wrestling then amateur.
    And Cain Velasquez was a fantastic amateur wrestler. And in the time He was competing It was one of the best time periods
    for heavyweights in amateur wrestling.
     

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