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WWE Legend Kane Elected Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee

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Liam Mathews

That's Mayor Kane to you.

WWE legend Kane, aka Glenn Jacobs, has been elected mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, NBC reports. The libertarian Republican beat Democratic Lisa Haney in a landslide, with the 7-foot-tall masked villain getting just short of two-thirds of the vote.

Jacobs still wrestles as Kane -- he appeared on Smackdown last month -- but he said before the election that he'll be focused on governance rather than chokeslams once he's elected.

Jacobs also owns a real estate and insurance business in Knox County, which is Tennessee's third-largest county. In most places Jacobs' position is called "county executive," but in Knox County it's called "County Mayor."

As Kane, Jacobs is a WWE Hall of Famer and the promotion's most prolific wrestler, having appeared in hundreds of matches. The character is the younger brother of the similarly imposing Undertaker, and they often wrestled together as the Brothers of Destruction.

He's now part of a legacy of wrestlers (and wrestling-adjacent people) in politics. Jesse "The Body" Ventura was governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003; Linda McMahon, former WWE president and CEO, is the Trump administration's small business chief; and Donald Trump himself is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame for his numerous appearances over the years. Pro wrestling has not produced any Democratic politicians.