While he is no longer wrestling for TNA, Kurt Angle is not done in the ring. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on to wrestle Rey Mysterio at a show in Phoenix, Arizona on March 20. Interestingly enough, former WWE stars Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn are booked to do an MMA fight that night as well. In addition to those two genres, there will also be a boxing match featuring Roy Jones Jr fighting a fan.
February 12, 2016
By now, most wrestling fans know that Kurt Angle will no longer be an in ring performer for TNA once his contract expires in a couple of weeks. However, reports have now surfaced that the former world heavyweight champion is in negotiations with the company on a new contract, which would see him being an ambassador for the promotion. Angle would also be working with younger performers and teaching them how to become a star.
January 22, 2016
Once again, Kurt Angle has reiterated to the media that his upcoming tour of England with TNA will be his final one for the time being. The former world heavyweight champion still plans on taking time away from professional wrestling to pursue other business ventures. In a rather interesting tidbit, Angle stated that if it were up to him, AJ Styles would be his opponent on the final tour of the United Kingdom.
November 27, 2015
Earlier in the year, it was revealed that Kurt Angle wants to get into the field of education as a teacher. Some even suggested that he would also be a wrestling coach in high school as well. During a recent interview, Angle revealed that he was putting those plans on hold. The former world heavyweight champion signed with a new talent agency in hopes of getting more acting gigs to further his career in Hollywood.
November 17, 2015
During a recent interview, Randy Orton stated that he does not have any plans on leaving WWE for Hollywood. He feels that it is a path that is very difficult to follow. Orton stated that Batista was one of the rare guys that broke through. The former world heavyweight champion also pointed out that Kurt Angle has been trying to break through and has only been given small parts that do not pay a whole lot of money.
November 2, 2015
During a recent interview, Kurt Angle revealed some details about the comedic character that he used to portray in WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he really enjoyed that part of his career. Angle would have continued being funny, but Vince McMahon put a stop to it. McMahon felt that Angle was worth more money to the company if the fans were taking him seriously.
November 2, 2015
Through his official blog, Kurt Angle gave us a clue as to what he has planned after his contract with TNA expires in a couple of months. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he wants to get into education. He revealed that he has a college degree in that field, and he really wants to help younger kids have a brighter future. This could be something that Angle does while he decides his wrestling future.
October 19, 2015
When it comes to being the greatest professional wrestler of all time, Kurt Angle belongs in the discussion. So, when the former world heavyweight champion heaps praise upon someone, those words carry a lot more weight. Angle recently mentioned through social media that he felt that Sasha Banks was the most gifted female performer he has seen. He puts her right up there with Mickie James and Gail Kim.
September 29, 2015
If Kurt Angle wanted to create a buzz with the internet wrestling community, then he accomplished it with his latest interview. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was not going to renew his contract with TNA when it expires. He had nothing but good things to say about the company and wished them well. Angle simply wants to take some time off from professional wrestling.
September 9, 2015
In a very scary situation, Kurt Angle was rushed to the hospital by his wife after he lost feeling in his extremities and began having trouble breathing. It turns out that this is a side effect from having the tumor removed from his neck. The former world heavyweight champion require surgery and will be forced to miss his schedule appearance at the Comic Con event in London.
July 16, 2015