Kurt Angle: Unhappy With WWE, Talks UFC Negotiations

Posted by Brad Davis September 1, 2011 Comments are off


— Kurt Angle posted the following on Twitter today: “I was #34 of Wwe All time Greatest? Tell You what, take Me off the list. I’d rather not be on it, if I wasn’t top 5. Who Ranks Wrestlers?”

Should the guy with the Olympic gold medal in wrestling be in the top 5? Sound off with your opinion in the comments below the article.

— Angle recently did an interview with MMAWeekly.com about trying to make the US Olympic Wrestling Team. Angle also discussed the possibility of joining UFC, saying the following:

“I actually contacted Dana White again after the movie. I flew out to meet him once and got a great offer. I contacted him again, I was thinking about dropping out of Impact wrestling, and there were some personal problems with my marriage and I just wanted to get away. I contacted Dana White, I flew out, and he had me take the UFC physical. I passed it, thank God, and he gave me the offer. The terms weren’t good, I mean not for me, and the terms I gave him weren’t good for him. He wanted me ready in four-and-a-half weeks; I wanted three to six months. So I respect Dana White and I love him to death, very good friend. I knew I was capable of winning in four-and-a-half weeks, but I wanted to be at my best.”

UFC president Dana White tweeted the following regarding Angle’s claim: “love kurt but not true.”

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