Kurt Angle Wants the UFC in 2009?

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 24th, 2008

After backing out of an offer to compete against Ken Shamrock last year, it seems as though Kurt Angle is ready to fight in MMA. He recently spoke to SunSport saying, “I’m talking to several fight companies about doing MMA by the end of next year.”

It seems as though the UFC is the leading candidate from the way that he was talking, but with Angle you never really know.

“I’ve always wanted to do it. I’m the only Olympic gold medalist that will enter the Octagon and it feels right for me,” Angle continued.

He did say that he’s received offers from the likes of Affliction and EliteXC, but those aren’t the promotions that he has his eye on.

“I can almost guarantee you’re going to see me in the Octagon,” Angle proclaimed.

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