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Jack Swagger biography

Date of birth : 1982-03-24
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Perry, Oklahoma, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-06
Credited as : Professional Wrestler WWE, SmackDown WWE, WrestleMania XXVII

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Jacob "Jake" Hager is an American professional wrestler. He is signed to World Wrestling Entertainment, where he works under the name Jack Swagger on the SmackDown brand.

Early years:

Hager attended the University of Oklahoma as a two-sport athlete, participating in both football and wrestling. He switched to wrestling full-time in his sophomore year, and in 2006, set the record for most pins in a season with 30 as an All-American. Following a try-out, Hager signed a WWE contract in mid-2006. He made his debut for the WWE developmental territory Deep South Wrestling in September, and was moved to the Ohio Valley Wrestling territory in January 2007. A few months later, Hager debuted for Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where he was the final FCW Southern Heavyweight Champion and the inaugural FCW Florida Heavyweight Champion.

In late 2008, he debuted for the ECW brand under the name Jack Swagger, and in January 2009, he won his first world championship, the ECW Championship. In 2010, while a member of the Raw brand, he won the Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania XXVI.

Career Highlights:

2009:
1/13 ECW on Sci Fi - won the ECW Championship from Matt Hardy
1/25 Royal Rumble - beat Matt Hardy
2/15 No Way Out - beat Finlay
4/26 Backlash - lost the ECW Championship to Christian
5/17 Judgment Day - lost to ECW Champion Christian
6/7 Extreme Rules – Tommy Dreamer beat ECW Champion Christian & Jack Swagger to win the title in a Hardcore Match
6/28 The Bash - Scramble Match: ECW Champion Tommy Dreamer beat Mark Henry, Christian, Jack Swagger, and Finlay
7/26 Night of Champions - US Champion Kofi Kingston beat Jack Swagger, MVP, The Miz, Carlito, and Primo Colon in a Six Pack Challenge
8/23 SummerSlam - lost to MVP
10/4 Hell in a Cell - US Champion Kofi Kingston beat The Miz and Jack Swagger
10/25 Bragging Rights - Team SmackDown (Chris Jericho, Kane, Matt Hardy, Finlay, R-Truth, David Hart Smith, & Tyson Kidd) beat Team RAW (Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Big Show, Kofi Kingston, Cody Rhodes, Jack Swagger, & Mark Henry)
11/22 Survivor Series - The Miz, Drew McIntyre, Sheamus, Dolph Ziggler, & Jack Swagger beat John Morrison, Matt Hardy, Evan Bourne, Shelton Benjamin, & Finlay

2010:
3/28 WrestleMania XXVI - Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Jack Swagger beat Christian, Kane, Shelton Benjamin, Dolph Ziggler, Matt Hardy, Evan Bourne, Drew McIntyre, MVP, & Kofi Kingston
4/2 SmackDown - won the World Heavyweight Championship from Chris Jericho when he cashed in his Money in the Bank Match title shot
4/25 Extreme Rules - beat Randy Orton in an Extreme Rules Match
5/23 Over the Limit - lost to the Big Show by DQ
6/20 Fatal 4 Way - Rey Mysterio beat World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger, Big Show, and CM Punk to win the title
7/18 Money in the Bank - lost to World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio
10/3 Hell in a Cell - lost to Edge
10/24 Bragging Rights - Elimination Match: Team SmackDown (Big Show, Edge, Rey Mysterio, Alberto Del Rio, Jack Swagger, Kofi Kingston & Tyler Reks) beat Team RAW (The Miz, CM Punk, John Morrison, Sheamus, Santino Marella, R-Truth, & Ezekiel Jackson)
11/21 Survivor Series - Rey Mysterio, Big Show, MVP, Kofi Kingston, & Chris Masters beat Alberto Del Rio, Jack Swagger, Cody Rhodes, Drew McIntyre, & Tyler Reks
12/19 TLC: Tables, Ladders, & Chairs - Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler beat Jack Swagger & Kofi Kingston in a Ladder Match


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