TNA Signs New TV Deal, Kurt Angle Fighting the IOC
– Kurt Angle said that he was going to fight to get wrestling back into the Olympics during a recent interview with The Sun.
“I’ll continue to wrestle for the TNA. The plan is on wrestling three more years then coach amateur wrestlers and fight my butt of to get wrestling back in the Olympics.”
As noted earlier, the International Olympic Committee voted earlier this week to drop wrestling for the 2020 Olympic Games.
– TNA has signed a new TV deal which will air a one hour version of Impact Wrestling followed by a “Best of Impact” in Germany on Sport1. The shows will air on Wednesdays with a Saturday repeat.
The entire Impact episode, four PPVs and specials will also air on Sport1.de with Video-on-Demand. There are no price points on those items yet.