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Midnight Mania! Jack Swagger is fighting a beef plant worker nicknamed ‘Tombstone’

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Former WWE wrestler Jack Swagger— real name Jake Hager— faces his second professional mixed martial arts fight at Bellator 221 this weekend, after winning his first handily. His opponent is a beef plant worker named T.J. Jones.

Jones, whose record is 1-1, was delighted to be at the pre-fight press conference. He gave his thoughts on the right approach to face Hager’s wrestling-heavy style. He also gave some insight as to what he is feeling, sharing the stage with names like Michael Chandler and Patricio Pitbull. Via

It’s probably one of the most humbling experiences of my life. You’ve got nothing but world-class champions up here, and then you’ve got Jake. So it’s very cool to be up here with these guys.

Jones’ nickname is ‘Tombstone’, and he has a backup plan if the fight this weekend doesn’t go his way.

If I lose, I just go back to the beef plant


Thanks to Jesse for this image, in which Tombstone looks like he could be an extra on Trailer Park Boys

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