Seeing as he hadn’t been on television for months, and was only sparingly appearing on the house show circuit, the assumption made by most fans was that we’d be getting a “future endeavors” statement from WWE soon. Then, World Association of Wrestling (WAW), the United Kingdom promotion owned by Paige’s father, Ricky Knight, began advertising Swagger vs.
Jack Swagger’s resurgence on Smack Down Live turned out to be short-lived.
Nearly 11 years after signing his first contract with WWE, former World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger has been released by the company as of Monday.
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.
When he is granted his release, Jack Swagger will remain under exclusive contract to WWE for 90 days and will be compensated accordingly during that period.
There’s no indication of when the company might grant the release, or when Swagger’s contract expires, but either way, WAW’s March 11 date isn’t happening.
The WWE has officially parted ways with former Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger.
"WWE has come to terms on the release of Jack Swagger.
He is best known for his time in the WWE, under the ring name Jack Swagger.
Hager attended the University of Oklahoma as a two-sport athlete, participating in both football and wrestling.
The 34-year-old has also held the ECW Championship and the United States Championship.