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Kurt Angle Charged With DUI

Posted at the Wrestling Talk forum… Olympic gold medalist and professional wrestling star Kurt Angle was charged Friday with driving under the influence. Moon Township police said they received a call from a motorist at 1:49 p.m. complaining that someone driving a white Cadillac nearly struck his vehicle in a restaurant parking lot. The motorist, […]

US Olympic Freestyle Dream Dual: 1972 vs 1992

What Would Happen if Two of the Greatest Olympic Teams Ever Went Head-to-Head? Read Below to Find Out By Kyle Klingman “TWM Columnist Please send comments, questions or replies to: [email protected] When conversations arise about great United States freestyle Olympic wrestling teams the athletes who competed at the 1972 Munich Games are usually at the […]

Ten Essential Books For Every Wrestling Library

>> View all our wrestling books. “A good book is the purest essence of the soul” “Thomas Carlyle, Scottish historian and essayist “When a new book is published, read an old one” “Samuel Rogers, British poet By Kyle Klingman “TWM Columnist The history of wrestling in books is fascinating. From the beginning, wrestling held a prominent […]

Kurt Angle: “I Was Never Really Happy” in WWE

“First, let me say to our talent and our staff, congratulations on our move to primetime. Each of you have worked so hard for this and deserve all the great things that will come with the move. To our fans, none of us would be here without you. Your belief in our product has made […]

Kurt Angle to Compete in MMA in 2007

Wrestling legend Kurt “The Machine “Angle, who recently left the WWE after seven years, told Real Fighter magazine that he is in strong discussions to compete in a professional mixed martial arts bout sometime in 2007. In the coming weeks, the former Olympic Gold medalist will reveal his plans. Will Angle step into a cage, […]

WWE pulls plug on hard-driving Angle

BY MIKE MOONEYHAM The Post and Courier Kurt Angle didn’t even follow pro wrestling until he joined World Wrestling Entertainment – then known as the World Wrestling Federation – in 1998. He was a 1996 Olympic gold medalist who had never really shown an interest in the professional side of the sport until WWE came […]

Kurt Angle Talks About His Release from WWE

By Michael Cole “My body is so beat up and run down, I can’t even think straight,” Kurt Angle tells WWE.com in an exclusive interview Saturday concerning his early release from his contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. Angle and WWE officials mutually agreed to end Angle’s relationship with the company on Friday. Angle says seven […]

Kurt Angle Released Early from WWE Contract

Due to personal issues, Kurt Angle has been granted an early release from his contract. WWE looks forward to establishing a new relationship with Kurt in the near future. The only Olympic gold medalist in WWE history, Kurt Angle arrived in 1999 and quickly became one of the most decorated champions in sports-entertainment history. “The […]

Brock Lesnar To Become an Ultimate Fighting Competitor

Brock Lesnar, the former NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion who became a professional wrestler, will announce this in Las Vegas his plans to become an “ultimate fighting “competitor.

RPW Could Have Meant A Different Career Path for Kurt

In 1999, Kurt Angle made one of the toughest choices of his entire career. Struggling financially and working on a new marriage, he took a risk that not many in amateur wrestling had done in years – certainly not a person with his accolades. Angle joined the ranks of the sports entertainment business, also known […]

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