Jake Hager, the artist formerly known as Jack Swagger, will be returning for his third professional MMA fight in October with Bellator MMA.
Hager will be competing against Anthony Garrett on October 25 at the Mohegan Sun Arena according to Ariel Helwani of ESPN. Garrett has a 4-2 record and last fought Jordan Mitchell during Shamrock FC 319 in June of this year, losing in round two.
Hager has a 2-0 record, winning against JW Kiser and TJ Jones, both fights which took place this year at Bellator 214 and 221 respectively. Hager made quick work of his opponents, winning both fights in round one in almost identical time. He finished Kiser with 2:09 on the clock and Jones with 2:36. Both wins came via an arm triangle choke.
WWE Superstar R-Truth accompanied Hager for his last fight.