Kurt Angle is undeniably one of the biggest ring crews in Pro Wrestling history. Kurt Angle’s original-sounding, hard-hitting move set features several iconic maneuvers, with Angle being the most prominent on the slam list.
Kurt Angle had a visually brutal version of the Angle Slam, which he used during the WrestleMania 21 match against Shawn Michaels.
During the latest episode of ‘The Kurt Angle Show’ on AdFreeShows, the WWE Hall of Famer revealed that he stopped using the change after being mistaken for HBK at WrestleMania 21.
Kurt Angle and Sean Michaels bounced out during those moments leading to the scene in question. Kurt Angle initially stopped giving Angle a slam on the floor to HBK, but he finished Michaels against the steel ring post.
Contact was not right, and Michaels bumped into the back end. The occasion also fascinated the fans of the attendees. Kurt Angle said that even though he got the positioning wrong, the spot still worked to create a great atmosphere in the arena.
“Well, he didn’t hit his hamstring. He Hit her **. I didn’t line him up properly, and I lagged behind and Shawn; It was slightly lower on his body, but it worked. It made sense There was nothing wrong with this move, whether I hit his lower back or his **. I think the fans got an idea of what I’m trying to do. “
Shawn came up with the idea: Kurt Angle loved HBK’s Angle Slam Spot
Fans understood the idea behind the move, and it was Sean Michaels’ idea coincidentally.
Kurt Angle later decided to retire with an Angle Slam change. As cruel as it looked, the former WWE Champion made the move for the first and last time in his career against Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania 21.
“But, it’s a vicious move, and because I didn’t hit it the right way, I never used it again. But it was great. In fact, Sean got the idea, and we used it because Sean Came with it, and I thought it was awesome. I was like, ‘You know, I can use this as a heat spot, anytime I want to stop a wrestler, but when I If this step did not hit it correctly, I decided not to use it anymore. This was the first and last time I used it. “
Kurt Angle’s WrestleMania 21 against Shawn Michaels is considered one of the best ‘mania matches in the epic history of PPV. Angle and Michaels closed the house that night and the Angel Slam was one of several highlights of the 27-minute wrestling classic.
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Published 18 February 2021 13:16 IST