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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...

Kurt Angle rushed to hospital and undergoes emergency surgery

Kurt Angle is back in hospital following complications from his recent neck surgery that removed a benign tumor. A message posted by Kurt Angle’s management team on his Twitter said that Angle was experiencing severe pain and lost feeling in his extremities yesterday as well as difficulty breathing. His wife rushed the former WWE and TNA...

Kurt Angle undergoes successful neck surgery

Kurt Angle’s neck surgery was successful and the TNA Hall of Famer and former TNA champion is now in recovery. The surgery was performed by Dr. Jho, the director of the Jho Institute for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery at  Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This is not the first time Dr. Jho performed surgery on...

Kurt Angle undergoing neck surgery next week

Kurt Angle will be undergoing neck surgery next week to remove a tumor which is benign. The former TNA champion will be out for around a month as he recovers but vows to come back better than ever before. Angle knew about the tumor for quite a while but it’s been bothering him lately which is why he’s undergoing surgery now. Earlier this week...

Ethan Carter III becomes the new TNA World Heavyweight champion

Ethan Carter III  has become the new TNA World Heavyweight champion after last night he defeated Kurt Angle during an episode of Impact Wrestling. The 32 year old Ohio native has become the 17th different TNA champion two years after making his TNA debut. He appeared first on TNA television during Bound For Glory in 2013 and was billed as Dixie...

Kurt Angle recounts how WWE blew him off last year

In an interview on Sports Illustrated, Olympic gold medalist and TNA champion Kurt Angle revealed that WWE basically blew him off when he called for work at the end of last year after his contract with TNA ran out. Angle said that when he called McMahon, Vince told him to talk to Paul (Triple H) as he was in charge of talent and when he called...

Kurt Angle wins TNA World title from Lashley on Impact

Kurt Angle made history on last night’s televised Impact show as he won the TNA World Heavyweight title for a record sixth time, beating Lashley in the main event of the show which was taped at the end of January in London, England. Angle’s TNA future was in doubt towards the end of 2014 when his TNA deal expired in September. A return to the...

Kurt Angle ready to return to the ring

The Associated Press is running a story promoting TNA’s debut on Destination America tonight and contains comments from Kurt Angle and TNA President Dixie Carter. Perhaps the most interesting part of the story was Kurt Angle revealing that he will be returning to the ring and that is going to be his major announcement tonight. “It looks...

TNA hypes major announcement by Angle on Impact tomorrow

With just one day away from TNA’s debut on Destination America, the ImpactWrestling.com website is hyping a major announcement from Kurt Angle that will happen sometime during the show. The website says that a series of “closed door meetings” took place at TNA’s headquarters and while nothing was not made public, one thing was announced...

TNA announces that Kurt Angle has re-signed with the company

TNA Wrestling today announced that Hall of Famer and former champion Kurt Angle has signed a new contract with the company. “Kurt Angle’s arrival nearly a decade ago put TNA on the map. Now Kurt leads a fresh, young IMPACT WRESTLING locker room into a whole new era on Destination America,” said TNA President Dixie Carter. “Once Kurt steps...

Kurt Angle says new deal with new company to start in January

During an interview with AlternativeNation.com, TNA Hall of Famer Kurt Angle again refused to say where he’s going next, only saying he’s going to sign for one year as he thinks he’s done wrestling-wise after that. Angle said that he won’t be at Bound For Glory due to contractual disputes although he’ll be on TNA television for the next...

Kurt Angle to make announcement on his future in two weeks

Making an appearance on Ring Rust Radio, TNA Hall of Famer Kurt Angle announced that he would be making an announcement about his future in two weeks time. The former TNA and WWE champion said that he can’t say where he’s going as he wants to make it public when the company announces it, but he’s doing “the right thing for me and my...

Kurt Angle takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge…with milk!

Kurt Angle is the first one from TNA to have accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and did it during one of the weekend TNA live events. Angle nominated actor Jon Bernthal, comedian Wayne Brady, and TNA President Dixie Carter to take the challenge next…however with a twist. Instead of using ice and water, Angle used ice and his favorite...

Kurt Angle turns down new TNA contract

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

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...