WWE Hall Of Famer Kurt Angle remains one of the most technically-gifted pro wrestlers to have ever stepped foot inside the squared circle. He had arguably the best rookie year in WWE history as he won the WWE Championship within a year and competed at the highest level for many years after that.
Angle would leave WWE in 2006 and made his way to TNA Wrestling, where he spent a decade in the company, surpassing the seven years he stayed in WWE. He also had instant classics in TNA, including matches against the likes of AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, Nigel McGuiness, and many more.
Kurt Angle is still desperately trying to find a donor for his brother Eric Angle and save his life. Eric has needed a kidney transplant for a very long time now. Kurt revealed the news around Valentine’s Day on his Instagram account.
According to Dave Meltzer on the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Eric Angle’s chances of survival might go drastically down as time moves on. In the meantime, Kurt Angle is still trying his best to find a donor.
“Eric Angle was diagnosed with kidney cancer and he already needed a kidney transplant. Kurt is out publicly just hoping, you know, to find someone. They’re looking for someone. They’re looking for a prospective donor and he’s just hoping somebody comes along.
They do not have one. And time is of the essence, he said. So, it’s a sad situation. Eric worked in WWE for a very short period. He was a great athlete, too, but just didn’t have Kurt’s charisma. He was the imposter Kurt Angle in some angles because they look pretty much alike. Eric was a year older than Kurt. So, that’s a sad situation, too.”
We hope Kurt Angle will be able to find a suitable donor for his brother Eric before it is too late for him.
h/t to Ringside News for the quotes