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WWE wrestler Kane is now the new mayor of Knox County, Tennessee

Glenn Jacobs, who is best known to fans around the world as WWE superstar Kane, will be succeeding Tim Burchett to take over the mayor position.

other sports Updated: Aug 03, 2018 21:31 IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Kane made his debut for WWE in 1997. (WWE)

Glenn Jacobs, who is best known to fans around the world as WWE superstar Kane, has been elected as the mayor of the Knox County, Tennessee.

Kane, who is the storyline brother of fellow superstar The Undertaker, beat Democrat opponent Linda Haney, WATE.com reported.

The former WWE world heavyweight champion will be succeeding Tim Burchett to take over the mayor position.The oath ceremony is slated to be held on September 1.

Jacobs has been less active for the wrestling promotion over the years, but did recently team with Daniel Bryan in their most recent pay-per-view (PPV) offering Extreme Rules.

Kane made his debut for the company in 1997. Within WWE, Kane is a three-time world champion, having held the WWF Championship, ECW Championship and World Heavyweight Championship once each.

He is also a 12-time world tag team champion, having held the WWF/WWE/World Tag Team Championship, WCW Tag Team Championship and WWE Tag Team Championships with various partners.

He is also a two-time Intercontinental Champion and a 2010 Money in the Bank winner.

First Published: Aug 03, 2018 21:27 IST