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Jack Swagger is an American professional wrestler born in 1982 in Perry, Oklahoma. Swagger wrestlers for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Previously, he was on the football team and wrestling team at the University of Oklahoma. In his career in WWE, he has held the World Heavyweight Championship, ECW Championship, and the WWE United States Championship. Swagger’s top rivals include Rusev, Kofi Kingston, Matt Hardy, Evan Bourne, and Alberto Del Rio. Swagger is married to Catalina White and has one child.

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3 Dec, 2014

DC101 interview

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Swagger talks to DC101 about Vince McMahon’s comments toward the current WWE wrestler’s not being ambitious enough.

This is an environment where literally hundreds of thousands of people want to be on this roster, and there’s what, 75 of us on top? To get here you have to be very ambitious but to stay here you need even more. It takes a lot of drive and a lot of hard work. I can only speak for myself that I have gotten hungrier. As far as the rest of the locker room, you know, it’s tough but you gotta see the finish line and sometimes that’s hard to do.

17 Sep, 2014

WWE.com interview

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Swagger talks to WWE.com about a prank he and Zeb Colter pull on their friends as part of the site’s Greatest Pranks series.

Going around now, me and Zeb call it “Paparazzi.” I’ll set someone up and I’ll turn their back to Zeb, come up from behind and scare them. And the whole time there’s a videotape, but they don’t know it. And a couple seconds later we’ll send them a video and when they’re watching, we’ll come up and scare them again. We’ve gotten like six people with it already. Tom Phillips will jump at anything. Renee Young. We really target announcers, it seems like. Rosa Mendes will jump all the time. The pie in the sky would be if I can turn it around and get Zeb at his own game.

15 Sep, 2014

NOLA.com interview

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Swagger talks to NOLA.com about turning into a hero character and Wrestlemania 30.

It was definitely one of my favorite WrestleManias. I’ve been a part of six. It was a different type of atmosphere there, and it was a very special moment, at least for me. I know a couple of other superstars really enjoyed it as well, and not just Bourbon Street. Going back there, I’m very excited.

16 May, 2014

Huffington Post interview

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Swagger talks to The Huffington Post about Hulk Hogan, Adam Rose, his dream match and NXT.

They’ve got so much amazing talent down at NXT. The one I’m most familiar with is Sami Zayn. I’ve been in the ring with him personally and was very impressed by his talent, athleticism and charisma- so he’s going to be one to look out for.

31 Jan, 2014

WWE Return

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Christian returns to WWE on Friday Night Smackdown defeating Swagger in single’s competition. Christian picks up the pinfall victory at five minutes and forty-four seconds.

19 May, 2013

Del Rio vs Swagger – No. 1 Contender

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Del Rio defeats Swagger in “I Quit” stipulations singles competition at WWE Extreme Rules to become the number one contender for the World Heavyweight Championship. Del Rio scores the victory by forcing Swagger to surrender at thirteen minutes and forty seconds.

20 May, 2012

Swagger & Ziggler vs Truth & Kingston – Tag Team titles

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Truth and Kingston defeat Ziggler and Swagger in tag team action at Over the Limit to retain the WWE World Tag Team Championships. Kingston picks up the pinfall victory over Ziggler after hitting a Trouble in Paradise kick at twelve minutes and thirty-eight seconds.

23 Oct, 2011

Ziggler vs Ryder – U.S. title

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Ziggler defeats Ryder in singles competition at WWE Vengeance on pay-per-view to retain the United States Championship. Ziggler picks up the pinfall victory after delivering a superkick at five minutes and fifty-nine seconds.

Bourne & Kingston vs Swagger & Ziggler – Tag team titles

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Kingston and Bourne defeat Swagger and Ziggler in two-on-two action at WWE Vengeance on pay-per-view to retain the WWE Tag Team Championships. Bourne picks up the pinfall victory over Ziggler after hitting “Air Bourne” at thirteen minutes and nineteen seconds.

14 Jun, 2010

Swagger, White marry

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Swagger marries White in a private ceremony attended by only family and close friends. The pair met while working for WWE’s NXT brand.

24 Mar, 1982

Jack Swagger born in Perry, OK

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Swagger is born in Perry, Oklahoma. He begins wrestling at age five and continues to pursue the amateur sport through high school. He attends the University of Oklahoma as a football player and wrestler. He graduates from the University with a degree in finance.