Posts tagged with "Kurt Angle"

Kurt Angle To Be Honored By Arnold Schwarzenegger, Triple H Likely To Attend

Posted by Eric Lynch February 12, 2016 0 Comment

Kurt Angle is scheduled to be inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame next month in Columbus, Ohio. The ceremony takes place during the Arnold Sports Expo, which will also be attended by over 20 NXT talents. Angle will be inducted by the man the festival is named after, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Triple H usually […]

Jim Ross Speaks On Daniel Bryan’s Retirement, Kurt Angle Compares Bryan To HBK & Benoit

Posted by Eric Lynch February 10, 2016 3 Comments

– Former WWE & TNA champion Kurt Angle says he feels Daniel Bryan is “one of the all time greats.” The Olympic gold medalist commented on Bryan’s retirement via Twitter, comparing Bryan’s in-ring work to two of Angle’s old WWE opponents. Here’s what he had to say: Very sad to see @WWEDanielBryan retire. One of […]

TNA Impact Wrestling Preview For 2/2: Matt Hardy vs. Kurt Angle

Posted by Matt Boone February 2, 2016 0 Comment

TNA taped the following matches for this week’s edition of Impact Wrestling, which airs on Pop TV this evening. * Matt Hardy vs. Kurt Angle * Tigre Uno vs. Mystery Opponent (Shane Helms to pick the opponent) * Drew Galloway vs. Tyrus * Beer Money & The Wolves vs. Abyss, Crazzy Steve, Eric Young & […]

Kurt Angle Works Final TNA Match, Video Clip Of His Emotional TNA Send-Off

Posted by Matt Boone February 1, 2016 3 Comments

Awesome stuff with @TNADixie @RealKurtAngle chants of 'thank you Angle' #tna pic.twitter.com/H4fFNaaCtk — CelebVM (@CelebVM) January 31, 2016 TNA Hall Of Famer Kurt Angle wrestled his final match for TNA at the Impact Wrestling television taping from Birmingham, England on Sunday evening. Angle, who came into the business as a legitimate Olympic gold medalist in […]

TNA & Kurt Angle Have Scare On UK Tour, Final Match Being Filmed Tonight

Posted by Eric Lynch January 31, 2016 0 Comment

– Kurt Angle’s TNA farewell tour almost ended prematurely on the first night of the tour. Angle appeared to be in bad shape after his match with Drew Galloway, and there was a fear that he had suffered a concussion while in the ring with Galloway. Angle began feeling better about 35 minutes after the […]

Spoilers – Impact Wrestling Tapings Results (Airing 3/1/2016)

Posted by Eric Lynch January 31, 2016 0 Comment

TNA taped Impact Wrestling on Saturday, January 30th in London at The SSE Arena Wembley. The taping was for the March 1st, 2016 episode of Impact Wrestling. Here’s what happened at the taping: – The Wolves © defeated Mandrews and Will Ospreay. Post-match, the medical team, came rushing out for Mandrews. The Wolves checked on […]

Kurt Angle Considering MMA Fight Against Kimbo Slice Or Ken Shamrock

Posted by Matt Boone January 27, 2016 0 Comment

via MMANews.com — Kurt Angle talking like a fight against an MMA legend is a real possibility.

Kurt Angle Tells Untold HHH & McMahon Stories, Says He Entered His Prime In TNA

Posted by Eric Lynch January 23, 2016 1 Comment

In an interview with SI.com, Kurt Angle mentions Steve Austin, The Undertaker, and Triple H as three wrestlers who can “adapt to any situation” in the ring. Kurt shares a story about Triple H specifically, who lead him through their match at SummerSlam 2000 after Angle suffered a concussion and forgot what he was supposed […]

Kurt Angle Says He Won’t Negotiate With WWE: “I Know My Ability Is Just As Good As Ever”

Posted by Eric Lynch January 22, 2016 0 Comment

Angle recently sat down with SportsIllustrated.com to discuss his farewell matches in TNA and his future. Angle’s TNA contract expires this month, and the company is trying to keep him signed in a non-wrestling capacity. “TNA has been really great to me, and they just offered me another contract to come back and be the […]

Report: TNA Offers Kurt Angle A New Contract

Posted by Eric Lynch January 22, 2016 0 Comment

Kurt Angle’s TNA contract expires this month, it the company has officially offered him a new deal. According to PWInsider.com, TNA wants to sign Angle to a deal where he wouldn’t be competing in the ring, but would remain an ambassador and work with younger talent at events as an agent. Angle has not signed […]

Kurt Angle: “CM Punk Is A Great Pro Wrestler, But Fighting’s A Different Story”

Posted by Eric Lynch January 19, 2016 0 Comment

Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle recently spoke on CM Punk’s upcoming UFC debut. Angle at one point was going to switch from pro wrestling to MMA, but UFC president Dana White said Angle didn’t pass the physical exam. Kurt recently spoke to DigitalSpy about CM Punk making that same switch, “I wouldn’t say he is […]

Dixie Carter Reveals Opponent For Kurt Angle’s Last Ever TNA Match

Posted by Matt Boone January 18, 2016 0 Comment

Kurt Angle, who has spent the majority of his career in TNA Wrestling, having worked for the promotion for ten years compared to his eight-year WWE run, will see his time in TNA come to an end at the TNA Maximum Impact U.K. Tour at the end of this month. Dixie Carter announced on Sunday […]

Kurt Angle To Wrestle Final TNA Matches Against Bobby Roode & Drew Galloway On UK Tour

Posted by Eric Lynch January 16, 2016 0 Comment

Kurt Angle and Dixie Carter both confirmed on their social media pages that Angle will be facing Bobby Roode and Drew Galloway later this month, in what’s being billed as his TNA “farewell tour.” Angle made his intentions clear last year that he would be retiring from TNA after his contract expires this month. The […]

Impact Wrestling Viewership Increases For Taped Show In Second Week On POP TV

Posted by Matt Boone January 14, 2016 0 Comment

Tuesday night’s taped edition of TNA Impact Wrestling on POP TV averaged 288,000 viewers for what was the second ever episode of the show to air on TNA’s new weekly cable home. This week’s show featured a main event of Kurt Angle vs. Drew Galloway, as well as Eric Young capturing the TNA King Of […]

Kurt Angle Speaks On Undertaker Possibly Retiring, Preferring To Be A Heel

Posted by Eric Lynch January 6, 2016 3 Comments

As his TNA career comes to an end, Kurt Angle says he preferred to work as a heel over being a babyface during his time in the company. In an interview with Digital Spy to promote TNA’s European tour, he explained why. “I was very comfortable being a heel and I knew my role. There […]