Jack Swagger Chokes Out TJ Jones In The First Round!
Bellator 221 is happening live from inside Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois tonight (Saturday, May 11, 2019).
Welcome to the promising Heavyweight match between the former WWE star Jake “Jack Swagger” Hager and beef plant worker TJ Jones. The referee is Mike Beltran. Here we go!
A friendly tap at the beginning of the fight. The fighters clinch up, Hager takes his rival down. Jones is warned to stay away from grabbing the fence. Hager flips him over, moves to side control.
Hager attempts an arm-triangle choke but this is mission impossible due to opponent’s belly, and he goes for the Americana instead. Jones survived, but he gave his back to Hager, this is big trouble.
Hager starts delivering right hands and makes damage. Beltran warns Jones not to grab the fence again. Hager goes for the arm-triangle choke, Jones taps out. The end of the fight!
Check out the highlights below:
💪@RealJackSwagger gets the W tonight via submission.
— BellatorMMA (@BellatorMMA) May 12, 2019
🗣 "I'm rock hard right now with emotion …" — @RealJackSwagger.
— DAZN USA (@DAZN_USA) May 12, 2019
Final Result: Jake Hager defeats TJ Jones via submission (arm-triangle choke), 2:37, round 1
Jake Hager improves the score to 2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA, TJ Jones drops to 1-2 MMA, 0-1 BMMA.