WWE Hall Of Famer Knew Doing Comedy Segments In WWE Wouldn’t Damage His Reputation

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WWE Hall Of Famer Knew Doing Comedy Segments In WWE Wouldn’t Damage His Reputation WWE

A WWE Hall of Famer said he knew doing comedy segments in WWE wouldn’t damage his reputation.

Kurt Angle is widely regarded as one of the greatest in-ring performers in the history of the business. He is also one of the most decorated athletes to ever grace a wrestling ring, being an Olympic Gold Medalist.

Debuting for WWE in 1999, Angle would prove himself to not be a one-trick pony and became known for his strong comedic timing in backstage segment and promos over the years with the company.

On a recent episode of Stories with Briscoe and Bradshaw, Angle spoke about his ability to do comedy-oriented work early on in his career. He said:

“Vince wanted me to do these funny things, but it didn’t really hurt me because of my background. To the fans, I could do that kind of stuff because I was still a badass in real life.”

Angle continued on to state that the comedic segments he did were often the most fun he had during his professional wrestling career, saying:

“I had so much fun wrestling back then… Every week I was like a kid in a candy store. I couldn’t wait to see what I was gonna do next!”

Speaking on the fun slipping away when his body became worn down, Angle said:

“Once I started getting injured and I got hooked on the painkillers, that’s when the fun started to end.”

Here are results from the May 15 episode of WWE Raw:

Shinsuke Nakamura def. The Miz

It was announced Liv Morgan had suffered an injury and the scheduled Women’s Tag Team Championship match was cancelled

Mustafa Ali won a battle royal to become #1 contender for Gunther’s Intercontinental Championship at Night of Champions

Becky Lynch returned and cut a promo on Trish Stratus, challenging her to a match at Night of Champions

Dominik Mysterio def. Xavier Woods

As JD McDonagh left the arena after an interview, there was a tease of Finn Balor scouting him to recruit him for Judgment Day

Indus Sher (Sanga & Veer) def. two jobbers

Cody Rhodes promo on Brock Lesnar ahead of their Night of Champions match

Raquel Rodriguez def. Chelsea Green

Judgment Day (Finn Balor & Damian Priest) def. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn after interference from Imperium, which had been instigated by Paul Heyman doing deals with Judgment Day and Imperium earlier in the night

Transcription via Wrestling Inc.

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