WWE Corridor of Famer Kurt Angle lately spoke to Forbes to hype his new podcast, The Kurt Angle Present, and discuss all issues pro-wrestling. In the course of the interview with the Olympic Hero named AEW world champion Kenny Omega as a dream opponent, even evaluating the Cleaner to his outdated TNA rival, AJ Kinds. Highlights are beneath.
On Kenny Omega:
Oh, gosh, that’s considered one of my dream matches! Kenny is extraordinarily proficient. I noticed a match with him in Japan and I believed, ‘Wow this man’s unimaginable.’ He jogs my memory a variety of AJ Kinds. They each have the identical model the place they will fly and do groundwork equally properly.
Says Triple H closely complimented him after his Royal Rumble matchup with Chris Benoit in 2003:
My favourite match is versus Chris Benoit on the 2003 Royal Rumble for the World Heavyweight Championship, or WWE Championship. Chris was a mirror picture of me together with his depth, his method, and his persona. He stepped it up each time within the ring. We matched one another’s depth, and it simply labored extraordinarily properly. We had a variety of submission tradeoffs, and a variety of false finishes, and the match is de facto intriguing. After I gained, Staff Angle got here out, we celebrated and I walked out of the ring. The followers stood and gave Chris a standing ovation for quarter-hour, and it was a PPV, Vince McMahon let it go, and the followers appreciating Chris confirmed us how good that match was. Even Triple H got here as much as me afterwards, I used to be solely within the enterprise three years on the time, and he stated, ‘You simply raised the bar.’ I didn’t know the way good the match was. I believed it was okay. Now once I watch it I’m like oh my gosh, this factor’s a masterpiece. To have somebody like Triple H telling you that you simply increase the bar, that’s an enormous praise.