WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle has revealed his price when approached by AEW President Tony Khan about wrestling in the upstart company.
Kurt Angle has seen and done more than most during his professional wrestling career which began in earnest three years after Angle had conquered the amateur world by winning the gold medal in the 1996 Olympic Games.
Within his first year as a WWE Superstar, Kurt Angle had captured the European Title, the Intercontinental Championship, the King of the Ring crown, and the pinnacle of sports entertainment, the WWE Championship.
More success, titles, and WrestleMania main events followed for Angle but in 2006 he stepped away from WWE, resurfacing just weeks later in TNA. During his near-decade-long run in that company, he captured the TNA World Championship six times which is still a record for the title now known as the IMPACT World Title.
Speaking on The Kurt Angle Show, the star who ended his in-ring career at WrestleMania 35 opened up about an offer he received from Tony Khan in the early days of AEW and the hefty price tag that Angle put on his own head to compete in All Elite Wrestling:
“It’s gonna have to be a substantial amount of money too. I do remember Tony Khan, you know, wanted me to come in and wrestle for him. This was like when they first started. And I said for 10 matches I want 3 million, that’s 300 grand a match.”