How would the Angle Slam transfer to the cage?
Legendary WWE superstar Kurt Angle has revealed that there’s a possibility that he could sign a fight contract with Bellator MMA.
The 46-year-old sat in the commentary booth during Friday night’s Bellator 145 event in St. Louis as he looks to become more involved in the world of mixed martial arts.
And Angle, who won a gold medal in freestyle wrestling at the 1996 Olympic Games, was asked whether he would accept a fight with the promotion and he definitely didn’t rule it out.
“I’m not going to tease everybody, but there is a possibility. We’ll see, but I’m getting my feet wet here in Bellator. I’m going to have a good time. I’m going to sit back for once in my life, relax and watch, and eventually I’ll make that decision.”
If he does decide to swap the ring for the cage, Angle would join the likes of Brock Lesnar, Bobby Lashley and CM Punk as fighters who started their careers in pro wrestling before learning the ropes as mixed martial artists.
We wouldn’t get our hopes up just yet though as the likelihood of an American athletic commission granting a licence to a debutant in his mid-40s is slim to none.
Still, we’re getting goosebumps at the prospect of hearing this theme song before a good ol’ fight.