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Kurt Angle Reveals What Stopped Him From Fighting In UFC

Kurt Angle WWF Attitude

• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (August 30, 1986) – NWA World Championship Wrestling

On this day in 1986, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Championship Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the WTBS Studios in Atlanta, Georgia featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to “NWA Starrcade 1986”.

The card can be found below:

– Dick Murdoch vs. Mike Rose

– The Kansas Jayhawks vs. Randy Barber & Alan Martin

– Wahoo McDaniel vs. Tony Zane

– Sam Houston vs. Jack Weathers

– Rock n Roll Express vs. Phil Brown & Lee Peek

– Bill Dundee & Buddy Landell vs. Rocky Johnson & Vernon Deaton

– Jimmy Garvin vs. Rocky Kernodle

– Jimmy Valliant vs. Art Pritts

– The Andersons vs. Henry Rutley & The Italian Stallion

– Ric Flair vs. Mike Jackson

– Nikita Koloff vs. Dave Spencer

– Baron Von Raschke, Shaska Whatley & Teijho Kahn vs. Johnnie Cook, Charles Freeman & Mark Cooper

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• Kurt Angle Reveals What Stopped Him From Fighting In UFC

During a recent Q&A session on Facebook, WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle was asked why he never fought in UFC.

Below is what Angle said:

“I was a Light Heavyweight, although I could have fought in the Heavyweight class as well. I never had the chance to do MMA because I knew deep down, my neck injuries were too severe to compete in the octagon.

I had lost a lot of strength in my arms due to my neck injury, that would have left me vulnerable for arm bars. It only got worse the 2nd time I broke my neck in 2003.”

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