Jack Swagger (Jake Hager, Jr.) announced that he requested his release from WWE. Swagger told Chael Sonnen on the “Beyond the Fight” podcast that he requested his release this week. He noted that the two sides were negotiating a new contract and were far off in terms of his compensation. Listen to the full show at Badguyinc.com.
Powell’s POV: WWE did not respond to my request for comment on the matter on Wednesday afternoon. Swagger continues to be listed on their roster page as of this update.