Kurt Angle Looks Back On His Royal Rumble Match With Chris Benoit In 2003

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The 2019 Royal Rumble is right around the corner. Because of this, WWE Hall Of Famer Kurt Angle recently took to his Instagram to reflect on one of the best matches he has ever had in his career at Royal Rumbles.

That fight being Kurt Angle vs. Chris Benoit for the WWE Championship in 2003. After 20 minutes inside the ring together, Angle and Benoit put on one of the best matches in Royal Rumble history. Here’s what “The Olympic Hero” had to say about the match in his post:

“Up next….. Royal Rumble in January 2019. 16 years ago I had the privilege of defending my WWE Championship at the Royal Rumble. This is how the match was explained verbally to those who haven’t watched it. “Professional wrestling in its purest form is as beautiful as ballet, as elegant as a ballroom dance and as captivating as a theater.

“By purest form I mean technical wrestling, which in today’s world is almost non-existent. The fiery chain wrestling, involving great chemistry, in-ring psychology and dream like story telling is something that happens when all the stars align.” This match was one of my best performances of my career. If you haven’t seen it, give it a look.”


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