Kurt Angle Reveals What He Struggled With Most When He Returned To WWE

Kurt Angle Reveals What He Struggled With Most When He Returned To WWE

WWE Hall of Famer and former WWE Champion, Kurt Angle, offers a candid reflection on his final WWE tenure, shedding light on his thoughts during this pivotal period.

Following his departure from WWE in 2006, Angle, already celebrated as an accomplished professional wrestler and Olympic gold medallist, made a sensational transition to TNA, where he achieved numerous milestones and accolades, further cementing his legacy as a wrestling legend.

After a transformative stint with TNA, Angle made a momentous return to WWE in 2017. This homecoming culminated in his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, a testament to his enduring contributions and status as an icon in the wrestling world.

However, Angle expressed discontent with his final WWE tenure to Wrestling Life Online…

“When WWE brought me back after I spent 11 years in TNA, they had a different plan for me than I did, they wanted to induct me into the Hall of Fame first. And I was like, ‘Vince, the Hall of Fame should be last, when I retire.’ He said, ‘Well, we want to induct you into the Hall of Fame and get a feel for you, make sure you’re doing okay.’

Kurt Angle, after an absence of over a decade from WWE, candidly acknowledged the impact of his in-ring endeavours and the natural process of aging on his physical condition as a superstar.

When you get away from it at the age I was. Fans could tell that I was not the same wrestler, I looked older, I wrestled like I was older, I felt like I was looking like an old man. And I didn’t like what I saw.”

After concluding his professional wrestling career in April 2019, Angle smoothly transitioned into a position as a backstage producer for WWE, utilising his wealth of experience and knowledge to mentor the future generation of wrestling talent.

Kurt Angle Reveals Hall Of Famer That Influenced Him To Join WWE

After initially turning down the chances of being a pro wrestler, Kurt Angle signed with the WWE in the late nineties. In one of the fastest elevations to the top ever, Angle found himself being WWE Champion. Here he explains who convinced him to make the jump to pro wrestling.

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