101 Facts About Kurt Angle

1. Kurt Angle returned at the Royal Rumble as a surprise entrant but his stint was unmemorable and he did little.

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2. Kurt Angle became the general manager of Monday Night Raw and looked like he was moving into a new role as an on-screen non-wrestler for the company.

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3. Kurt Angle said than instead of the "three Is" he now has the "three Ds"—doubt, defeat, and depression—and that one opponent he can't beat is Father Time.

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4. At this point Kurt Angle became incensed, threatened to break the ankle of Corbin and ripped off his jacket.

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5. Kurt Angle said there is one opponent he cannot defeat… father time.

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6. Kurt Angle drops the traps and applies the ankle lock now.

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7. Kurt Angle comes back and hits the Kurt Angle Slam for a close pin attempt in the middle of the ring.

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8. Kurt Angle goes for the Kurt Angle Slam but Corbin slides out and levels him with a big boot for a close 2 count.

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9. Kurt Angle fights back and moves from the corner, forcing Corbin into the turnbuckles.

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10. Kurt Angle was eliminated by United States champion Shinsuke Nakamura, who could be an intriguing opponent for the veteran if WWE opts to do something with him for WrestleMania 35.

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11. Kurt Angle owns a mansion in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania and in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,The United States, where he currently lives with his family.

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12. In 2008, Kurt Angle was chosen to be featured on the cover for metal band Emmure's 2nd album "The Respect Issue" where he is pictured on the front and back covers for the record as well as in the inlay.

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13. Kurt Angle has shown enthusiasm in seeking an acting career after his retirement from wrestling.

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14. In 2009, Kurt Angle would appear at the Wrestle Kingdom 3 and took part in an eight-man tag match.

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15. Kurt Angle would retain the belt at SummerSlam against Brock but eventually lost it on Smackdown.

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16. Kurt Angle would quickly win the European and Intercontinental Championships in February of 2000 but lost them both at Wrestlemania 2000.

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17. Kurt Angle trained from October 1998 to March 1999, when he made his first appearance for WWF when he did a segment with Tiger Singh.

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18. Kurt Angle credits Giovanna for helping him to get his life back on track.

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19. Kurt Angle has spoken candidly about his struggle in a WWE Network documentary and told everyone how it impacted his life and career.

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20. Kurt Angle admitted problems with pain medication after suffering from serious injuries.

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21. Kurt Angle was given the spot that was originally planned for Zack Ryder, according to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio.

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22. Kurt Angle was eliminated by United States champion Shinsuke Nakamura, who could be an intriguing opponent for Angle if WWE opts to do something with him for WrestleMania.

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23. On March 25, 2011, Kurt Angle was arrested in Thompson, North Dakota and charged with "being in control of a motor vehicle while intoxicated" after failing a field sobriety test.

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24. Kurt Angle never failed a drug test for pain pills, but he did fail a steroid test under WWE's Wellness Policy because his prescription for nandrolone had expired.

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25. Kurt Angle is a supporter of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

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26. Kurt Angle is a Republican and supported Marco Rubio in the 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries.

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27. Kurt Angle made a cameo appearance in the movie Pain and Gain in which he brawls against Dwayne Johnson's character in a prison fight.

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28. Kurt Angle played Russian MMA champion Koba in the 2011 film Warrior, and starred as town sheriff Will Logan in the film River of Darkness.

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29. Kurt Angle mixes aspects from his amateur wrestling background into his in-ring work, performing various suplexes, including the belly-to-back, German or Overhead belly-to-belly, as well as submissions, such as the Rear naked choke or the Triangle choke.

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30. On March 20, 2016, Kurt Angle competed for URFight, going against former rival and fellow WWE alumnus Rey Mysterio in a losing effort in a two-falls match that saw Angle as a heel by using dirty tactics.

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31. Kurt Angle said he would accept the offer when he feels he has earned it and he still has great things to do in TNA.

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32. Kurt Angle started attacking other superstars backstage in order to get a rematch against Jarrett.

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33. Kurt Angle would continue his feud with Cena into 2006, defeating him in a non-title first blood match on the January 2 episode of Raw, after interference from Daivari.

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34. Kurt Angle quickly took Nawrocki down, breaking his ribs, then made him submit with a neck crank.

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35. Kurt Angle lost the WWE Championship in the main event of WrestleMania XIX to Lesnar, due to needing time off to recuperate from injuries.

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36. Kurt Angle went on to feud with Triple H after a love triangle between them and Triple H's wife, Stephanie McMahon, developed.

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37. Kurt Angle dropped both of his titles without ever conceding a fall in a two falls Triple Threat match with Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho at WrestleMania 2000.

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38. Kurt Angle gave an in-ring interview and provided guest commentary during a match between Taz and Little Guido, but left the building after Raven "crucified" a bleeding Sandman by attaching him to a cross using barbed wire.

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39. Kurt Angle attended Clarion University of Pennsylvania, graduating with a degree in education in 1993.

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40. Kurt Angle was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2016 for his amateur accomplishments.

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41. Kurt Angle is one of only four people to complete an amateur wrestling Grand Slam.

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42. In 2002, Kurt Angle purchased a home in the town of Coraopolis, which is just a few miles northwest of Mt.

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43. Kurt Angle is a supporter of Scottish football club Rangers FC.

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44. Kurt Angle is the only person to have been King of the Mountain and King of the Ring.

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45. Kurt Angle made his first appearance at a professional wrestling event in 1996, and signed with the World Wrestling Federation in 1998.

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46. Kurt Angle is one of four people to complete an amateur wrestling Grand Slam.

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47. Kurt Angle has celebrated the total number of 49 birthdays till date.

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48. Kurt Angle was inundated with questions at his postmatch media conference.

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49. Kurt Angle felt sick, but the referee had not raised it, and the American claimed the gold.

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50. Kurt Angle went for an MRI scan the next day and was told he had to rest and heal for six months.

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51. In 2009 Kurt Angle made his film dA©but in End Game and has since embarked on an acting career, appearing in multiple roles in film and on television.

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52. Kurt Angle joined the Worldwide Wrestling Federation in 1998 and in 2000 won both the Intercontinental and European Championships of WWF.

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53. Kurt Angle was a top American collegiate wrestler at Clarion State in Pennsylvania, winning NCAA titles in 1990 and 1992, and finishing as the runner-up in 1991.

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54. Kurt Angle won the 100 kg World Championship in 1995 and entered the Atlanta Olympics as a favorite in that class, coming through for the gold medal.

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55. Kurt Angle won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, winning with a broken neck.

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56. Kurt Angle is the only wrestler in history to be a Triple Crown winner in both WWE and TNA.

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57. Kurt Angle was involved in amateur wrestling during both high school and college.

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58. Kurt Angle is often seen giving Jordan emotional pep-talks and man-hugs.

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59. Kurt Angle has two children with his former spouse Karen Jarrett, daughter Kyra Angle and son Kody Angle.

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60. Kurt Angle is a married man, he exchanged a vow with actress Giovanna Yannotti on July 20, 2012.

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61. Kurt Angle had won a gold medal in freestyle wrestling at the 1995 World Wrestling championships, and 1996 Summer Olympics.

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62. Kurt Angle had Kyra while he was with his first wife, Karen Smedley.

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63. In 1998, Kurt Angle started wrestling for the WWF and went on to win several titles.

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64. In 1996, Kurt Angle made his first appearance at a professional wrestling event, and had his in-ring debut in 1999.

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65. Kurt Angle was married to Karen Smedley from 1988 through 2008, and they had two children, Kyra and Kody.

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66. Kurt Angle does indeed have children in real life, although none of them are Jason Jordan.

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67. Kurt Angle is currently enjoying a little vacation off of television and his duties as GM of Raw.

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68. Kurt Angle was a revelation, a seemingly once-in-a-lifetime Superstar whose abilities between the ropes right out of the gate left many stunned.

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69. On September 9, 2008, Kurt Angle was cleared of all charges.

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70. Kurt Angle responded on his official website: "I did not improperly receive prescriptions.

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71. In 2010, it was reported that Kurt Angle was engaged to actress Giovanna Yannotti.

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72. In 2008, Kurt Angle was selected to be featured on the cover for metal band Emmure's second album The Respect Issue where he is depicted on the front and back covers for the record as well as in the inlay.

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73. In 1996, Kurt Angle became a marketing representative for Protos Foods, the manufacturers of OSTRIM, an ostrich meat based foodstuff.

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74. Kurt Angle appeared on an episode of Duck Dynasty in February 2016.

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75. Kurt Angle had a small role in the 2014 cult-film Sharknado 2: The Second One and in the 2014 romantic-comedy film Not Cool.

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76. Kurt Angle has expressed interest in pursuing an acting career after retiring from professional wrestling.

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77. On March 3, 2017 Kurt Angle appeared for Northeast Wrestling in Connecticut, where he was defeated by Cody Rhodes in a steel cage match.

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78. Kurt Angle was booked to face Brock Lesnar in a champion versus champion match for the Inoki Genome Federation on June 29, 2007, and defeated him by submission to win the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.

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79. On October 4, 2015 at Bound for Glory, Kurt Angle defeated Young via ankle lock submission.

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80. On January 31, 2015, Kurt Angle defeated Lashley to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship for a record sixth time.

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81. Kurt Angle was caught off guard when WWE declined his services.

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82. Kurt Angle retired the TNA Television Championship, which had not been seen or defended since Abyss won it at Slammiversary 2013.

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83. On February 6, 2014, Kurt Angle had a match against Magnus.

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84. At the PPV Kurt Angle was inducted into the TNA Hall of Fame but he refused to accept the offer as he felt he had let himself, TNA and the fans down and didn't deserve a Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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85. Kurt Angle wrestled his final match in the 2012 Bound for Glory Series on the August 30 episode of Impact Wrestling, losing to Jeff Hardy, which caused him to get eliminated from the tournament.

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86. On January 8, 2012 at Genesis, Kurt Angle defeated Storm in a rematch.

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87. Kurt Angle ended up winning the fight after choking Jarrett with a shirt, forcing him to say "adios".

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88. Kurt Angle apologized to Hogan, after being saved by him from Scott Hall and Syxx-Pac.

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89. The next week Kurt Angle challenged Styles to a ladder match for the Olympic Gold Medal.

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90. Kurt Angle was the victor of said contest by making Sting submit, who had technically just pinned Cage, and was announced as the new "World Heavyweight Champion".

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91. On May 29, 2006, Kurt Angle was drafted to the newly created ECW brand.

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92. Kurt Angle won by last eliminating Mark Henry, turning face in the process for the first time since 2004.

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93. Kurt Angle was unable to make Eugene submit in the three-minute limit, winning his cherished Olympic gold medal, and starting a feud between the two.

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94. Kurt Angle became the fifth WWE Grand Slam Champion when he and Benoit won the to become the champions at No Mercy by defeating Edge and Rey Mysterio.

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95. Kurt Angle won both the European Championship and the Intercontinental Championship in February 2000, billing himself as the "Eurocontinental Champion".

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96. In 2016, Kurt Angle was announced as an inductee into the International Sports Hall of Fame for his amateur wrestling accomplishments.

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97. Kurt Angle placed third in the state wrestling tournament as a junior and was the 1987 Pennsylvania State Wrestling Champion as a senior.

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98. Kurt Angle has four older brothers and a sister, Le'Anne, who died in 2003.

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99. Kurt Angle is the only person to have been King of the Ring and King of the Mountain, as well as to have held both the WWE and TNA Triple Crowns.

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100. Kurt Angle made his first appearance at a pro-wrestling event in 1996, and signed with the World Wrestling Federation in 1998.

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101. Kurt Angle carried his gold medal around with him to the shows.

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