WWE wrestler announces bid for TN mayoral race

Glenn Jacobs made announcement Tuesday

WWE's Glenn Jacobs, otherwise known as Kane, announced he would run for mayor of Knox County, Tenn. Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated reports Jacobs made his official announcement over a Facebook Live video.

"Because my career with WWE has taken me all around the world on a weekly basis, my family and I could live pretty much anywhere in the U.S. that we wanted. We live here because we want to live here -- because we love it here," the wrestler said.

Jacobs' paperwork states he will run as a Republican in 2018. He has lived in the area for more than 20 years.


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