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Kurt Angle turns down new TNA contract

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It looks like Kurt Angle’s time in TNA is coming to a close as the former TNA champion revealed to Jim Ross on his Ross Report podcast that he has turned down a new offer from TNA. Angle’s current contract expires towards the end of September and Angle said that as an active wrestler he can only see himself accepting one more deal before...

Kurt Angle undergoes knee surgery

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TNA Hall of Famer Kurt Angle has undergone surgery to repair his torn ACL and is facing a few months on the sidelines as he goes through the road of recovery. This is his second surgery this year and Angle was advised not to wrestle at the TNA Maximum Impact Tour of the United Kingdom, an advise which was ignored by the former champion. “4...

Kurt Angle joins the cast of Sharknado 2

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Kurt Angle has joined the cast of Sharknado 2, and will be playing the role of a fire chief of the FDNY according to the Hollywood Reporter. The made-for-TV movie will be a sequel to the Syfy Summer hit, which had a massive social media following when it aired back in July and delivered 1.4 million viewers in its first airing and an additional 2.1...

No Kurt Angle at Lockdown pay-per-view tomorrow

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TNA Hall of Famer Kurt Angle has been pulled out of tomorrow’s Lockdown pay-per-view after the Impact from London that was taped back in January finally aired this week which saw the attack by EC3 on Angle. Angle was really never going to participate in the pay-per-view and the former TNA champ underwent surgery as soon as the company came back...

TNA to hold Hall of Fame ceremony for Kurt Angle in London

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Former TNA champion Kurt Angle announced on the UK Sunday Brunch TV show on Channel 4 that he will be inducted into the TNA Hall of Fame during the UK tour which will start next week. Angle will be formally inducted in the HOF on Saturday, February 1, during the London leg of the tour at the Wembley Arena. “There are some things I wanted to...

Kurt Angle to join One Direction for their 1D Day event

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Former TNA champion Kurt Angle will be joining the popular group One Direction tomorrow for their global 1D Day event. Angle will take part along with other celebrities such as Simon Cowell, Celine Dion, Piers Morgan, Robbie Williams, and others in a seven-hour live stream which will be aired by YouTube.

Kurt Angle to be inducted into the TNA Hall of Fame tonight

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Kurt Angle will be the second person inducted into the TNA Hall of Fame tonight in a ceremony which will be held at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley in San Diego, California. Taking a page out of WWE, TNA holds their Hall of Fame ceremony the day before their biggest pay-per-view of the year, Bound For Glory, with the only difference being...

Angle thanks TNA and WWE for rehab support

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Promoting Bound For Glory on the Big J Show radio show, soon-to-be TNA Hall of Famer Kurt Angle said that both TNA and WWE have been supportive of him when he had personal issues and mentioned that his latest stint in rehab enabled him to clear his had and physically get better. He also thanked WWE for picking up the tab for his rehab saying that...

Kurt Angle returns to Impact, challenges Roode for match at BFG

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Originally announced to be returning on television at the Bound For Glory pay-per-view, TNA pushed forward Kurt Angle’s return and the former champion crashed Bobby Roode’s party on Impact last night. Angle – who recently finished rehab to tackle his alcohol problems – interrupted Bobby Roode after Roode tore down Angle and...

Kurt Angle returning to TNA during Bound For Glory weekend

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Kurt Angle will be returning to TNA Wrestling at the Bound For Glory weekend where he will be inducted into the TNA Hall of Fame the day before the company’s biggest pay-per-view of the year. Angle has been off TNA television since the beginning of August after he was admitted to rehab for drug and alcohol use. He was arrested on August 2 in...

Kurt Angle enters rehab to tackle alcohol problem

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Kurt Angle has entered rehab to tackle his alcohol addiction problem after getting arrested last week with a DWI, his fourth related alcohol/driving arrest in six years. “Today, Kurt Angle entered a rehab facility. As a cherished member of the TNA family, we support his decision and wish him strength through this difficult, important...

Matt Morgan writes message of encouragement for Kurt Angle

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Former TNA Superstar Matt Morgan supported Kurt Angle’s decision to go to rehab to tackle his alcohol problem in a message on Twitter. Asking all dance to support and pray for Angle instead of mocking and judging him, Morgan wrote that Angle is heading for “one of the mentally toughest paths a human being can endure.” Morgan said...

Kurt Angle arrested for DWI, entering rehab

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TNA’s Kurt Angle was arrested for DWI again according to TMZ following the live Impact Wrestling television tapings in Decatur, Texas. Angle was busted after police received a call about someone who was driving recklessly and after he was pulled over, the police officers noted the alcohol smell and arrested him. He was released on a $2,000...

Sting brings back Main Event Mafia on IMPACT

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TNA Hall of Famer Sting brought back the Main Event Mafia during this week’s episode of IMPACT Wrestling on Spike TV. Sting assembled the band back together to take down the Aces & Eights and the second member of the group was revealed on last night’s show and it was non other than Kurt Angle. TNA taped another TV show after the...

Kurt Angle interrupts Rampage Jackson’s TNA debut

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The newest member of the TNA roster, Rampage Jackson, made his debut yesterday during the live IMPACT in Duluth, Georgia, in a five minute in-ring segment. Jeremy Borash introduced the former UFC champion who said it’s an honor for him to be here and since he’s from Memphis he was always a wrestling fan. He said he wants to be the best...

Kurt Angle announced as the second inductee in the TNA Hall of Fame

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Kurt Angle was announced as the second inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame yesterday during the Slammiversary pay-per-view. The 44 year old Olympic gold medalist joined TNA Wrestling in 2006 after an eight year stint with WWE. He made his TNA debut in October, a month after TNA President Dixie Carter announced that Angle signed a deal with TNA. His...

Kurt Angle and wife welcome second daughter

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Olympic gold medalist and former TNA champion Kurt Angle and his wife Giovanna Yannotti welcomed their second child – and his fourth – yesterday. “18 hours at the hospital,” tweeted Angle, before getting a congratulatory message from his employer, TNA President Dixie Carter for the new arrival. The 7lbs 12oz baby girl was...

Kurt Angle forced to bow out of planned MMA commentary job

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Kurt Angle’s part time job of doing MMA commentary for NBC Sports has been scrapped and he will not be joining the World Series Of Fighting as previously announced. Angle revealed the news himself earlier today on Twitter, saying that due to conflict of interest he would not be commentating on November 3. The only conflict of interest that...