- As noted yesterday, Kurt Angle officially announced that he has pulled out of next week's Olympic team trials in Iowa. Angle cited knee and hamstring injuries for pulling out. The Associated Press has picked up on the story and spoke with Angle about his decision.
"Here I am, at the 11:30 hour, and I get the worst injury I've gotten in the last year," said Angle. "I've had four or five injuries, but I've worked around them. This one, I can't work around... There's no way around it."
Angle stated that the injury would not affect his TNA career.
"My No. 1 priority is TNA Wrestling," Angle stated. "With TNA, I can work around my injuries and still have a five-star match."
Angle also spoke more in-depth about how he sustained his injuries, you can check out the full article by clicking here.
- The Lockdown InterAction Fanfest takes place tomorrow morning from the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN featuring all the TNA stars. The event will be streamed online at TNAOnDemand.com starting at 10:30 AM ET.
- You can watch the opening video that will kick off this Sunday's Lockdown PPV below: