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WWE News: Kurt Angle reveals who he wants to face at WrestleMania 35

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6.49K   //    16 Mar 2019, 22:11 IST

Will Kurt Angle's story with John Cena come full circle at WrestleMania?
Will Kurt Angle's story with John Cena come full circle at WrestleMania?

What's the story?

Kurt Angle recently did a Q&A session on his official Facebook page, where he answered a string of questions thrown at him by the fans.

The former Olympic gold medallist revealed that it truly doesn't matter who his opponent will be, but proceeded to add that a part of him wants to wrestle John Cena at WrestleMania 35.

In case you didn't know...

This past week on Monday Night Raw, Kurt Angle announced that he will be competing at The Grandest Stage of Them All, with the match being his swansong. The speculations regarding his opponent began running rampant almost immediately.

Several names were thrown around on social media, from Baron Corbin to The Undertaker. John Cena added fuel to the fire by posting a picture of Kurt Angle on his Instagram.


The heart of the matter

The WWE Hall of Famer went on to answer a bunch of questions on his Facebook page. When shot with the question on who he would want to wrestle at MetLife Stadium in his final match, Angle stated the following:

“It truly doesn’t matter who it is. Part of me wants a legend like Cena and part of me wants an upcoming talent, I’ve always prided myself on putting over younger talent in this business. I’m just happy to be performing at WrestleMania.”

Contrary to the obnoxious heel persona he used to portray on TV, Angle is known to be a humble and grateful guy in real life. He wasn't any different throughout the Q&A, going on to answer a horde of questions in an honest and respectful manner.

What's next?

Kurt Angle has had one of the most decorated careers in WWE history, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest technical wrestlers of all time. It's only fitting that he ends his career at WrestleMania.

Pitting him against John Cena would be poetic as Cena kick-started his journey in WWE with a match against Angle, 17 years ago.


Who should be Kurt Angle's opponent at Wrestlemania 35? Sound off in the comments!






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Abhilash has been an avid WWE fan as well as a Cricket enthusiast since the past 17 years. On a hot summer afternoon of April 2002, he stumbled upon an episode of WWE Afterburn on TenSports, and watched in awe as a 290 lbs beast named Brock Lesnar entered the arena, with Paul Heyman. Abhilash's dream is to watch Wrestlemania in person someday. Just weeks after his introduction to pro-wrestling, Abhilash's passion for Cricket kicked off when he watched two youngsters, Yuvraj and Kaif, rescue a fledgling India and chase the mammoth target of 326 to win the Natwest Trophy. Abhilash idolizes the Sri Lankan legend, Muralitharan. A quick Google search on him leads to videos of him imitating his idol in Cricket nets. He made headlines back in 2017 when his bowling video crossed 90k views on Youtube. Abhilash was previously an editor on a comic book website, "Culture Popcorn". His first novel, "The Rural Banker", chronicling his journey as a banker, is going to be published soon.
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