Kurt Angle almost made his return to WWE television recently. The Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist was considered for a short program leading up to WrestleMania 38. Angle himself said the plans were set in stone.
Kurt Angle was asked to address all the current rumors about him coming to WWE for a possible run, being engaged in the RK-Bro and Alpha Academy storylines, and being a special guest referee at the Elimination Chamber during the latest episode of “The Kurt Angle Show” podcast.
Angle was slated to appear in a non-wrestling capacity in the Elimination Chamber show, and he previously indicated on his podcast that he had intentions to return to WWE TV for a few weeks, but those plans were abandoned. Angle said on his podcast that he was never scheduled to appear at WrestleMania 38 in Dallas.
There are a lot of rumors going around that I was supposed to be booked for Wrestlemania 38, which is not true at all. If you saw the posts, a lot of people thought that I was talking about WrestleMania when I was talking about what I was going to do at the Royal Rumble and have the program for a few weeks. Then the blow off would be in Saudi Arabia, where I would referee the match between RK-Bro and Alpha Academy.
Ringside News exclusively reported that there were no concrete plans for Kurt Angle in WWE. There was just a pitch, but Kurt was never scheduled for a WrestleMania storyline. Angle stated that he is not under contract with WWE.
He said that the whole program got cancelled at the last second, so it never happened. The RK-Bro vs. Alpha Academy match was cancelled at the Saudi Arabian Chamber exhibition. Instead, Riddle was used in the Men’s Chamber match, while Randy Orton was absent from the show.
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