His real name is Major Jackson Briggs, leader of a top US special forces unit. After receiving a distress signal from Lt. Sonya Blade, Jax embarks on a rescue mission. One that leads him into a ghastly world where he believes that Sonya is still alive.
Jax finds Sonya held captive alongside their arch enemy Kano. Her only chance of escape is by Jax entering Shao Kahn's contest. With fierce determination he catches the Outworld Warriors off guard and Wins the Tournament bringing Shao Kahn's rule to a crashing halt.
During the Chaos that follows, Jax and Sonya escape through the dimensional gate from which they entered. Kano once again eludes capture but Jax and Sonya know they will cross paths with him in the future.
Ground Pound: Hold 3 seconds then release
"Gotcha" Grab: (tap for up to 4 hits)
Back Breaker: while in the air
Quadruple Slam: Perform a throw, then repeatedly tap