Kurt Angle

American professional wrestler and 1996 Olympic gold medalist

Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American retired professional wrestler, Olympic gold medalist and former collegiate wrestler. He is best known for his tenures in WWE and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

Kurt Angle
Angle in 2005
Birth nameKurt Steven Angle[1]
Born (1968-12-09) December 9, 1968 (age 54)
Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
Alma materClarion University of Pennsylvania
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)The Conquistador
Kurt Angle[2]
Billed height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)[2]
Billed weight220 lb (100 kg)[2]
Billed fromPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Trained byDory Funk Jr.[3]
Tom Prichard[3]
DebutAugust 20, 1998[4]
RetiredApril 7, 2019[5]
Sports career

In 2006 he signed a contract to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling where he is a former TNA World Champion. His TNA contract expired in September 2014.

Angle won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, winning with a broken neck. He is the only Olympic gold medalist in professional wrestling history. He wrestled for the WWE and WWF from 1998 to 2006 .

Angle returned to WWE on April 3, 2017, as the general manager of Raw. He wrestled on occasions.

Angle retired on April 7, 2019.

References Edit

  1. "Kurt Angle Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". sports-reference.com. April 17, 2020. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Kurt Angle". WWE. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Kurt Angle's Profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved September 3, 2007.
  4. Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Kurt Angle (p. 16)". Cagematch.net. Archived from the original on July 8, 2019. Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  5. Powell, Jason (March 11, 2019). "3/11 Powell's WWE Raw TV Review: The Shield's farewell, Batista and Triple H, Finn Balor vs. Bobby Lashley for the Intercontinental Championship, all roads lead to WrestleMania coming out of WWE Fastlane". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved March 12, 2019.

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