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Former rugby star and England international James Haskell has signed with MMA promotion Bellator.
The promotion announced the news on Thursday with the hashtag #Haskell2020, suggesting he will make his heavyweight debut next year:
🏉 👊 After finishing up a stellar 17-year professional rugby career, @jameshaskell has officially made the jump to MMA!
Who’s excited for his Bellator debut? #Haskell2020 https://t.co/6LdE9UFNuB
The 34-year-old confirmed the move on Twitter, where former England international andDancing On Ice winner Kyran Bracken poked fun at the former back-rower:
@jameshaskell Couldn’t you just do ice skating or strictly like rest of us? #barmy @dancingonice @bbcstrictly
Per MailOnline’s Will Griffe, Haskell retired at the end of last season after collecting 77 caps for England. On the club level, he’s mostly remembered for his association with Wasps after coming up through their academy.
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