Tag - Kurt Angle

Angle discusses addiction, HOF, best matches and return on ESPN

Kurt Angle appeared on ESPN’s SportsCenter Off The Top Rope segment with Jonathan Coachman last night to promote his WWE Hall of Fame induction. Asked what his favorite match is, Angle said it’s difficult to pinpoint one but when it comes to WrestleMania, his matches against Brock Lesnar and Shawn Michaels are up there while his match against...

Kurt Angle only notified about HOF news on Monday afternoon

Kurt Angle told ESPN.COM that he only found out that he was selected to headline the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame on Monday afternoon, just mere hours before the news made headlines on wrestling websites and ESPN.COM, who were given the exclusive. The former WWE and TNA champion said he was shocked as he has been out of WWE for so long and he...

Kurt Angle to headline the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

The WWE Hall of Fame will finally get its own Olympic gold medalist as WWE announced yesterday night that Kurt Angle will be the headliner for the class of 2017. “Kurt Angle’s accomplishments both in the Olympics and WWE were extraordinary,” said WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative Paul Levesque. “He was...

Kurt Angle welcomes baby number five!

Former WWE and TNA champion Kurt Angle welcomed baby number five to the family, a 9lbs 1oz daughter named Nikoletta Sky. This is the third baby from his second marriage to Giovanna Yannotti. Their first child together was born in January 2011, named Giuliana, and the next one came in December 2012, named Sophia. He has two other kids from his...

Cody Rhodes gets Kurt Angle at indie event on August 27

Cody Rhodes can chalk one off from his bucket list as his first opponent in his post-WWE career will be none other than former WWE and TNA champion Kurt Angle. The two will be main eventing the Wrestling Under The Stars event promoted by Northeast Wrestling on Saturday, August 27 at the Dutchess Stadium in Wappingers Falls, New York. This will be...

Kurt Angle gets destroyed in final TNA match against Lashley

Impact last night featured the last match of Kurt Angle for the company, a match against Bobby Lashley which main evented the final stop of the UK Maximum Impact tour. Following three spears, Angle did the time-honored tradition and put over his opponent for his last match. After the two embraced as the fans gave them a standing ovation, Lashley...

Mysterio vs Angle to take place on March 20 at UR Fight iPPV

Kurt Angle might have retired from TNA Wrestling but the former champ is not hanging up his boots…yet. A promotion called UR Fight is pushing an event for March 20 which will air on iPPV from The Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, featuring Kurt Angle taking on Rey Mysterio. The match is part of a quadruple main event that will also see Ken...

Kurt Angle wrestles his last match for TNA

As of today, Kurt Angle is officially a free agent after he wrestled his last match for TNA yesterday in Birmingham, England, a match against Lashley which will air in an upcoming episode of Impact on Pop sometime in March. Kurt Angle said last year that he will be taking a break from professional wrestling and would not be signing a new deal with...

Kurt Angle’s final opponent in TNA will be Lashley

Kurt Angle’s final match in TNA will happen on the January 31 Impact Wrestling television tapings from Birmingham, England, with his opponent being former TNA champion Bobby Lashley. The other two matches Angle will be a part of are in Manchester against Drew Galloway and in London against Bobby Roode. Angle will be having his farewell tour in...

Kurt Angle to retire after TNA UK tour in January

Kurt Angle has announced that the upcoming TNA Maximum Impact Tour in the United Kingdom in January will be his retirement tour. “Good things come to an end and my career is coming to an end. I’ve had a great career, I’ve enjoyed every single second of it from WWE to TNA. I’m just glad I’m going to do it here in the UK,” Angle said...

Kurt Angle posts photo with Booker T in Los Angeles

The speculation of who the mystery opponent for John Cena’s United States title is got hotter after earlier today, TNA Hall of Famer Kurt Angle posted a photo of his Instagram in Los Angeles along with WWE commentator Booker T. “Great catching up with my good friend Booker T in LA this weekend. Awesome memories,” Angle wrote, adding the...

Kurt Angle returning to the ring during the BFG weekend

TNA announced on its website that Hall of Famer and former TNA champion Kurt Angle will be returning to the ring during the Bound for Glory weekend. Angle, who has been out for two months after neck surgery to remove a benign tumor, will wrestle at the BFG Tour non-televised event in Salem, Virginia, on October 3, and then the following night at...

Kurt Angle announces he is not re-signing a new deal with TNA

During an appearance on Mark Madden’s radio show on 105.9 The X, TNA Hall of Famer and former champion Kurt Angle announced that he will not be signing a new TNA deal once his current contract expires in January 2016. Angle said that he will be taking a break from professional wrestling and will not seek employment with WWE. Angle acknowledged...