WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle who is a six times WWE World Champion and also a six times TNA Heavyweight Champion of the World recently talked about his TNA contract. He revealed the details of the terms of his TNA contract.
Kurt 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. He 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 promotion.
Kurt Angle Reveals His TNA Contract Details
In 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. Angle spend more time with TNA than he spent with WWE. He made an instant impact when he defeated the undefeated streak of Samoa Joe, who was one of the few big names that was created by TNA wrestling.
In 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.
Kurt Angle who is a six times WWE World Champion and also a six times TNA Heavyweight Champion of the World recently spoke on a recent episode of The Kurt Angle Show where he talked about his TNA contract. He revealed the details of the terms of his TNA contract.
“It was seven figures. It was a five-year deal, and I ended up signing that five-year deal again when the contract was up. They always took care of me. I got 11 years out of them for seven figures a year.
“That was enough for me. I was good with that, especially being a smaller company like TNA. I don’t think anybody else was getting paid nearly as much as I was.
“I think the next guy in line was making like $300,000. There was a big gap. They were taking a big, gigantic chance with me, and I knew that. I was very grateful for that.”
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