WrestleMania 35 in New Jersey could bring the curtain down on Kurt Angle’s active wrestling career.
That’s one of the rumours doing the rounds online this week anyway, and it must be considered a small mercy; whilst nobody should try and tell the legend what to do, his in-ring performances have been visibly more pain-induced with each passing match. The 50-year old’s body just can’t handle the punishment anymore.
This is nothing to be ashamed of. Angle has put together a body of work anybody would be proud of, and he remains an outsider success story who traded the Olympics for WWE with ease in the late-90s. Kurt has had so many intense matches that picking one is a tough task. This week, he tried, and gave amazing insight into one of his favourites.
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