Glenn Jacobs, the towering 6-foot-8 giant of a professional wrestler best known as Kane in the WWE, has won an election to determine the next mayor of Knox County in Tennessee on Thursday night.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) August 3, 2018
Jacobs had nearly two-thirds of the more than 80,000 total ballots cast, according to Knoxville ABC affiliate WATE. He was opposing Democratic nominee Linda Haney in the heavily Republican Knox County.
— WWE (@WWE) August 3, 2018
For more than 20 years, Jacobs has been a resident of Tennessee where, in addition to his in-ring career, he and his wife operate a local insurance and real estate company.
A variety of WWE icons traveled to Tennessee during Jacobs’ campaign to help with fundraising efforts, including his on-screen brother, The Undertaker
Jacobs officially will take over as mayor of Knox County on Sept. 1. He previously has said he will not rule out a special appearance in the ring. This world is bonkers.