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Kurt Angle Makes SHOCKING and HEARTBREAKING Comments About His Health Post-WWE

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Wrestling is not just a sport; it’s a way of life for many. But for Kurt Angle, a celebrated wrestler with a career spanning decades, the aftermath of his wrestling days has been nothing short of heart-wrenching.

The physical toll of the sport has left him grappling with health issues, making him reflect on his decisions and the price he’s paid for his passion.

Kurt Angle’s illustrious wrestling career is one that many admire. However, the intensity of his in-ring performances has had lasting repercussions on his health.

While he hung up his boots at WrestleMania 35, the scars from his numerous injuries and surgeries remain.

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Kurt Angle: A Candid Conversation with Chris Van Vliet

In a revealing conversation with Chris Van Vliet, Angle opened up about the long-term effects of his wrestling career.

He candidly shared, “My quality of life right now isn’t so good.” The wrestling legend went on to detail the surgeries he’s undergone – from knee replacements to back surgery.

And that’s not all; he’s gearing up for another neck surgery, which would be his fourth.

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Regrets and Reflections

Angle’s journey in wrestling is extensive. With 20 years in amateur wrestling followed by another 20 in professional wrestling, he’s given his all to the sport.

But looking back, he sometimes wonders if he should’ve stepped away earlier. “Sometimes I regret maybe I should have retired five years earlier,” he mused.

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The Struggles of Fatherhood

Beyond the physical pain, what truly weighs on Angle’s heart is the impact on his role as a father. He expressed his anguish at not being able to engage with his children the way he’d like to.

“I can’t pick them up and I can’t play with them. I can’t run with them,” he lamented. The surgeries, he hopes, will improve his quality of life, allowing him to be more present and active in his children’s lives.

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