WWE legend Kane has been elected the new mayor of Knox County, Tennesse.
The wrestling icon, real name Glenn Jacobs, took home a 66 per cent of the vote to defeat fellow candidate Democrat Linda Haney.
Twitter WWE legend Kane, real name Glenn Jacobs, has been elected the new mayor of Knox County, Tennesse
WWE The Three-time WWE champion won the vote in the early hours of this morning
His victory was confirmed in the early hours of this morning as the Big Red Machine prepares to take office.
Kane’s campaign has been focused on reducing taxes, providing new jobs within the local area and providing a renewed focus on the quality of education.
He told WATE 6: “In my primary, I only won by 23 votes in that one, so every vote really does count and I want to make sure I get as many as I possibly can.
“Since May, we’ve been knocking on doors, continuing that.
WWE The Big Red Machine is the on-screen brother of WWE legend The Undertaker
Twitter WWE legend Undertaker was in attendance to support Kane’s Mayor election campaign
AP:Associated Press GOP chair Buddy Burkhardt, left, shakes the hand of Glenn Jacobs after early results showed the wrestling icon was winning the mayoral race
“We’ve also continued the process of meeting with department heads, school board, county commissioners, that kind of thing.”
The three-time world champion, who called on the services of friend and fellow WWE icon The Undertaker, announced he would be running as mayor in March 2017.
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Since then he has only appeared sporadically on WWE and returned last month to reunite with former tag partner Daniel Bryan.
But the duo, named Team Hell No, failed to fight together as Kane suffered a storyline broken ankle at the hands of tag-team champions Harper and Rowan at Extreme Rules before their scheduled bout.