Kurt Angle is currently a free agent in the wrestling world and it’s not because he hasn’t been offered opportunities with most wrestling promotions. The thing is it’s exactly what the Angle wants to do right now.
Recently, he did an interview with Live Audio Wrestling and disclosed exactly why he hasn’t signed a contract with TNA, WWE, or any other promotion.
You can read the full interview right here. Below is Angle’s explanation:
Why did he decide to leave TNA?
“I did this on purpose. I needed a break. I’ve been under contract for the past 17 years and didn’t have much time to spend with my family. I just wanted to do my own thing for a year. I finished up my contract with TNA, I was really happy with my career there, very happy with my career in WWE. I really don’t have much else to prove, I’m not going to be retiring though. I will be coming back to wrestling eventually. I’ve been signing contracts mainly because of the money.
Thank god, the money has always been good for me. WWE and TNA, they’ve both treated really well but I just got to the point where I wanted to do my own thing for a little while. I didn’t want to be obligated to going anywhere, I wanted to do my own thing and see how that goes, see where it takes me. I also wanted to start working on my acting career, I signed with an agency, APA in Hollywood. I’ve been doing some reads, just doing my own thing. I like it, it’s good to be off and not have to worry about showing up somewhere every week.”
Do you want to see Angle return to WWE or go somewhere new?