The former Jack Swagger now fighting under his real name Jake Hager, took little to no time in establishing his wrestling dominance over J.W. Kiser.
After walking out to the ring by WWE Superstar R Truth. Jake after being punched in the face, showing clearly the better wrestling ability took Kiser down and smashed him with elbows before attempting numerous submissions locked in the arm triangle choke and forcing Kiser to tap out in the first round.
Multiple comparisons to CM Punk where made in the lead up to the fight being as they're both former WWE Champions but the clear difference is Hager is an actual accomplished wrestler.
The other difference is Jake Hager won his first fight. During the post match interview Swagger, said he planned to make this life for the next decade if the fans will have him.
Hager now joins Brock Lesnar and Bobby Lashley as WWE Superstars who have made a successful transition to MMA.
Jake Hager Winner Round 1 Submission (Arm Triangle) 2:09