Tag - Kurt Angle

John Cena to induct Kurt Angle into the WWE Hall of Fame

16-time World champion John Cena will be inducting Kurt Angle into the WWE Hall of Fame in two weeks time. Cena was on the shortlist for Kurt Angle, along with Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Undertaker. Last month, Angle described Cena as the greatest of all time in an interview and now he will be doing the honors for the Olympic gold...

Kurt Angle describes John Cena as the greatest of all time

It’s still not known who will be inducting Kurt Angle into the WWE Hall of Fame come WrestleMania weekend, however the Olympic gold medalist has four names that would be ideal. “I would say Austin, Cena, Undertaker and Brock Lesnar are my four picks,” Angle told Forbes.com. The pick of who gets to do the honors for Angle is in reality down...

WWE pulls Kurt Angle from Wrestlecon appearances

WWE has pulled Kurt Angle from appearing at Wrestlecon during WrestleMania weekend. Angle was being advertised for Wrestlecon by Martin Damato of Tmart Promotions, and he announced the news on Facebook. “Unfortunately have some bad news. Kurt Angle had to cancel his appearances @wrestlecon due to obligations that we now all know. We are working...

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...