During a recent interview to promote his upcoming tour of England, Kurt Angle revealed the amount of money that UFC offered him back in 1997. Dana White had an offer on the table which would have included 10 fights and $150,000. At the time, Angle was not as famous as he is now. Plus, the MMA promotion was not the money making juggernaut that it has grown to become today.
November 20, 2015
An MMA reported stated through social media that Rampage Jackson lost his desire to do professional wrestling because of the way that TNA handled his career. In response, a representative from the company pointed out the special treatment that the former UFC star was given. The front office paid for a private jet, and they also provided accommodations to his entourage. It is also being said that Jackson was afraid of taking bumps.
April 24, 2015
Last month, Daniel Bryan revealed in an interview that he wanted to wrestle his former roommate and training partner Shinsuke Nakamura at Wrestlemania in Dallas next year. Now, the popular star is requesting that management bring the New Japan star on board when WWE tours Japan this year. Bryan feels that an interpromotional match between the two of them would help draw in fans to the live events in Tokyo.
April 3, 2015
There appears to be some sort of mystery when it comes to the injury that Bobby Lashley recently suffered. Neither he nor TNA have revealed details of the ailment. The only thing we know is that it is bad enough to where he had to pull out of a scheduled MMA fight with Bellator, but it is not painful enough to pull him off the road as a professional wrestler. In fact, Lashley is scheduled for the upcoming tour of England still.
January 17, 2015