Kurt Angle Talks About His Part-Time TNA Schedule & Working Smaller Crowds
TNA star Kurt Angle recently spoke to the Kirksville Daily Express to promote Saturday night’s TNA live event from the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, Iowa. During the interview, Angle revealed that his new contract with TNA only requires him to work part-time so he can continue acting. Here are some highlights of what Angle said about:
Wrestling In Front Of Smaller Crowds: “In a lot of ways it’s better, they are more passionate and I get to meet a lot of them… It’s more fan friendly, we take pictures in the ring and have more meet and greets. There’s a better opportunity for fans to get five to 10 autographs from each of the wrestlers.”
TNA vs. WWE & His New Part-Time Schedule: “At the beginning there wasn’t much of a difference… I came down here with hopes of building the program, which TNA has done an amazing job of doing, but having a lighter schedule, and that didn’t occur for four or five years. It kind of blossomed after I got here and we went from doing 25 house shows to 125 and one hour on TV to two hours. With the timing of me coming in and what was going on, they needed me to be full-time. My new contract is part-time.”
Angle also spoke about whether he would have signed with UFC over WWE if he was just breaking into the business today and more.