Kurt Angle is a legendary wrestler, it true. He is the only person in the history of professional wrestling to win Olympic gold in wrestling. He is a 12-time world champion (6 WWE, 6 TNA/Impact), a former IWGP Heavyweight champion (NJPW) and has held 8 other belts in his illustrious career. Oh and he also is a two-time NCAA champ. He is already a member of the International Sports Hall of Fame, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame, the TNA Wrestling Hall of Fame, the National Amateur Wrestling Hall of Fame, the USA Wrestling Hall of Fame and the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Hall of Fame. As of March 31, 2017, Angle we also be in the WWE Hall of Fame.
Since the announcement of Angle's induction, one question has been on the mind of the WWE fans, who will induct Kurt? The list of potential speakers was long. Angle has had major runs feuding against the likes of Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Undertaker, Triple H, Big Show and Brock Lesnar, to name a few. However, the person gets the honor of inducting Kurt Angle will be...the 16-time WWE/World Champion, John Cena.
It is only fitting that the man whose own Hall of Fame worthy career started with a epic face-off against Kurt Angle will be the one sending Angle to the Hall of Fame. Cena and Angle have had some amazing matches during their run together, but it all started with this Smackdown showdown:
The WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will mark the official return of Kurt Angle to the WWE after leaving in 2006. You can see Kurt and all of the other new HOF inductees on March 31st only on the WWE Network.