During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Kurt Angle revealed that WWE had canceled a meeting with him. The two sides were supposed to talk about a contract to bring the former world heavyweight champion back into the mix. Angle felt a little disrespected that he was treated like a nobody. He stated that Triple H told him that they already had enough talent on the roster, something that Vince McMahon would never say.
April 9, 2015
It appears that Bobby Lashley and Kurt Angle have come through for TNA. Their world heavyweight championship match was heavily promoted, and it increased viewership for that episode of Impact Wrestling by a very impressive margin of 20 percent. Executives at Destination America should be quite pleased with that, especially since they were the ones that pushed the front office to make Angle the centerpiece attraction again.
March 23, 2015
The payoff for the Revolution stable led by James Storm might be coming very soon. With Kurt Angle being pushed as the top star in TNA again, he is going to need some heel challengers for his world heavyweight championship. MVP is obviously going to be one of those foes. Another person discussed is Storm, who is long overdue for another run in the main event. His ever growing stable would be an imposing challenge for Angle.
March 22, 2015
Kurt Angle revealed an interesting detail about his contract during a recent interview with the MMA Hour. He stated that he was only required to work 40 dates a year for TNA. Since the company tapes approximately 50 episodes of Impact Wrestling each year, that means that the former world heavyweight champion is not actually required to work house shows. Angle could opt to do some of them if he wishes, however.
March 18, 2015
In case you missed the last few episodes of Impact Wrestling, Kurt Angle defeated Bobby Roode and Eric Young to become the top contender for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship that is currently held by Bobby Lashley. Reports have surfaced that management was instructed to push the Olympic gold medalist because having a real American hero would be great for a the theme that Destination America has been trying to push for themselves.
March 11, 2015
Details have emerged about the contract that Kurt Angle signed with TNA, and it basically was what many thought it would be. He signed a one year deal that will expire at the end of December. That goes along with what Angle has been saying for a while now about wanting to retire as an in ring performer after this final stint. The dollar amount has not been revealed yet, but it is said that the former world heavyweight champion is paid well.
February 5, 2015