- MMA Connection: Kurt Angle on Ken Shamrock - November
Kurt Angle Show
wrestling legend and WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle
who is a former six times World champion in WWE and
a former six times TNA World Heavyweight Champion
recently revealed why an MMA fight between him and
Ken Shamrock never took place.
Angle is one of the biggest names in the history of
professional wrestling. He started his professional
wrestling career back in 1999 under WWE after his
excellent spell in the Olympics 1996.
Angle Reveals Why He Never Faced Ken Shamrock On MMA
was instantly pushed as a main event start and he
rightfully deserve it. He was a perfect professional
wrestler. After winning a total of six world championships
in his 7 year spell of WWE, he decided to leave the
2006 he decided to join the life and promotion of
WWE back in the time Total Nonstop Action wrestling
aka TNA wrestling. He is arguably the biggest star
in the history of TNA wrestling.
his decade long TNA career, he achieved a lot of success
including a total of six TNA World Heavyweight Championships
and other championships as well. He has always been
portrayed as the biggest star of the promotion, and
indeed he was what they wanted him to portray as.
In 2017, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Angle who is a former six times World champion in
WWE recently spoke on his Kurt Angle Show where he
revealed why an MMA fight between him and Ken Shamrock
never took place. He said;
was no way I was able to do it. I had no strength
in my upper body. If you remember my thing with Daniel
Puder, I couldnt do three push-ups at that particular
time. Dan caught me in an armbar
I was in trouble,
if he would have kept going, if he wouldnt have
pinned himself, I would have ended up breaking my
arm. I was losing circulation to my arms. So my arms
and got smaller, and I couldnt
do anything, I couldnt bench 135 pounds, I was
weak, my upper body was so weak.
said, Listen, I am not in any position to fight
Dont get me wrong, I can still
take you down, he revealed. Ken
said, Dont worry, Ill take it easy
on you, and I thought, wait a minute,
did we just fix a fight? Ken said, Well,
Im not going to take it that easy on you, if
I have to finish you off, Im going to finish