Kurt Angle On Main Event Mafia, Mick Foley, Misawa’s Death

Matt Boone

Kurt AngleRich Jones sent along the following:

Show: The Pain Clinic
Date: June 20th 2009 10am
Hosts: Rich "Cashman" Jones, Jeff "Murph" Murphy, Rob "The Artiste" Sanderson

Kurt Angle joins the show and talks about his ‘calm’ promo from Impact this last Thursday. He explains his calmness and how it progressed the storyline.  He said have no fear, the yelling screaming Kurt Angle will return.

Kurt talks about the King of the Mountain Match at TNA’s 7th anniversary pay per view Slammiversary. Kurt starts telling us some of TNA’s accomplishments and how far they have come. When he gets to the match itself he said he’s terrified of it. Kurt explains the match and tells us that it is the biggest fan favorite match in TNA.

Kurt talks about all the participants in the match and what each brings to the match. Kurt likes the match but he’s a "one-on-one" match guy. He’s excited to see how it goes.

Kurt talks about the match some more and lets us know that Slammiversary and Bound For Glory are two TNA’s biggest buy rate pay per views. He does mention the X-Division King Of The Mountain match on the card and talks about how the X-Division needs to be elevated back into higher profile.

Mick Foley is the next topic. Kurt said the writing has spiked the rating as well as Mick Foley’s microphone work. He says that Mick is a great wrestler and unfortunately he’s remembered as ‘falling off a cage through an announcers table’. He gives Mick a lot of credit for his matches. This leads Kurt into putting over the entire roster.

He explains the purpose of the Main Event Mafia in TNA and it may surprise a few people.

Kurt talks about the passing of Misawa last week and he explains that people don’t know what kind of stress wrestlers bodies go through in their career.

Kurt talks about his acting career and tells us about what movie he’s making right now. He tells us what his future plans are acting-wise.

This leads into Kurt talking about Frank Trigg and the plans TNA had for him.  Franks signed back with UFC and Kurt explains that once you sign with UFC, you can’t do other things but UFC. Kurt talks about his dealing with Dana White and his dabbling with fighting for UFC.

Kurt leaves soon afterwards.

You can listen to the show at www.feelthepain.net

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