WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle recently revealed who he thinks is the best wrestler in the world. He went on to reveal that according to him it is none other than WWE Chairman himself, Vince McMahon.
Kurt Angle reveals the reason behind choosing Vince McMahon
Kurt Angle is one the greatest stars who has worked for WWE. He has had great accomplishments throughout his career. While speaking on The Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling podcast, he was asked to pick a star who he thinks is the best wrestler in the history. He then revealed it was Vince McMahon and explained his pick.
The Olympic Gold Medalist explained that Vince has the quality that he could draw his viewers’ attention when he wrestled and also his body language would draw attention.
He said: “What you see on TV with Vince [McMahon] isn’t the real Vince .He likes to ham it up a bit and you know, that’s his thing. He’s the best wrestler in history. When he wrestles, everybody watches. He does these looks with his eyes when he’s going crazy and he’s mad.”
Vince McMahon who is the chairman and CEO of WWE has been portraying a heelish boss for the majority of his on-screen career. He has wrestled on multiple occassions and even at this age we could often see him doing things that guys of his age can’t execute.He has squared off against top names of the company including the likes of Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair.
Kurt Angle made his comeback to WWE in 2017 and was inducted into the same year’s Hall of Fame. He was then given the role of General Manager of RAW. However, he said that his expectations were high and WWE did not meet them. He was questioned if he was happy about his last run in WWE.
He said that even when he took a year off he was consistently wrestling in the indies and WWE could have put him out of wrestling. But WWE had other plans for Angle that had disappointed him.
He said: “Yes and no [I was happy with my last run].If they would’ve started me out wrestling when I returned, I was ready. I was wrestling consistently. Even when I took a year off, I went on the indie circuit and kept myself busy, kept myself in shape because I knew WWE was gonna call on me and so yeah, I was a little disappointed.”
He further said he had expected a title run but he was no where near it. Kurt Angle announced his retirement in 2019 following his last match against Baron Corbin at WrestleMania 35.