The recently retired WWE Hall of Famer looks as though he is going to have a big role in the company moving forward
Kurt Angle may have just retired from in-ring competition after one of the greatest careers the business has ever seen, but he’s far from done with WWE.
In an interview with Wrestling Inc, the 1996 Olympic gold medallist revealed that he has signed a new five-year deal with the company.
“I signed a five-year deal with WWE,” Angle revealed. “I’m going to do some part-time – if they need me in front of the TV, maybe managerial, where I would be managing some wrestlers.
“But the most important thing is I’m going to be a producer. I’m going to help the wrestlers with their technique. I’m going to help them structure their matches. It’s something I’m very good at. I thought I’d be able to contributor the company [in that role].”
The prospect of Angle taking a really great wrestler under his wing in a managerial role is something fresh and really exciting. Especially a heel Kurt Angle.
Of course, the former 12-time world champion – including TNA – recently performed as the general manager on RAW following his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame at WrestleMania 33 weekend.
Angle mentioned how difficult that task was and why.
“Being a General Manager is harder than wrestling, it really is,” Angle said. “You’re involved in every storyline and there’s so much to remember, it just gets confusing. I carried that role as good as I could, I thought I did okay at it.”
Keeping a legend like Angle around in the company can only be a good thing for all parties concerned.