Former WWE wrestler Jack Swagger has signed with Bellator MMA where he will compete in the heavyweight division. Unlike WWE superstar turned UFC attraction CM Punk, Jack Swagger does have a combat sports background, he started wrestling at age five and is a former All-American wrestler at the University Of Oklahoma and set the Sooners record for most pins in a season with 30 in 2006. Swagger also played on the Oklahoma Sooners football team as a defensive tackle, but stopped playing football to focus on wrestling after his sophomore year, the two players who started ahead of him were both selected in the NFL Draft. Jack Swagger is 6’5 275lbs, in the WWE he was a former World Heavyweight Champion, ECW Champion, WWE United States Champion and won the Money In The Bank ladder match at Wrestlemania XXVI. It seems that he will compete under his Jack Swagger ring name in Bellator, his real name is Donald Jacob Hager Jr, and while 35-years-old is a little late to begin training MMA full time his high level wrestling background gives Jack Swagger a chance to succeed.