Jake Hager will return to action for his fourth professional mixed martial arts bout when he meets Brandon Calton at Bellator 250.
Sherdog.com confirmed the heavyweight booking with a promotion official following an initial report from MMAjunkie.com. Bellator 250 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Oct. 29 and is headlined by a middleweight championship clash between Gegard Mousasi and Douglas Lima.
Hager, who was known as “Jack Swagger” during his tenure with WWE, began his Bellator tenure with back-to-back first-round submission victories against T.J. Jones and J.W. Kiser. In his most recent outing, a showdown with Anthony Garrett at Bellator 231 in a no contest due after Hager landed multiple knees to the groin of his opponent. Hager was an All-American wrestler at the University of Oklahoma before embarking on an approximately 11-year tenure with WWE.
Calton is 2-0 as a professional, with both of his victories coming via TKO this year.