Looking out For Angle – The Elusive Kurt Angle 5-Star Match Venture

As mentioned on Flagship Plus, Kurt Angle has by no means earned a 5-star rated match from Dave Meltzer, which has triggered fairly the stir on the previous Twitter dot com. We’re going to look at whether or not Meltzer was proper or improper.

The premise is straightforward. I’m going to look at the very best matches of Kurt Angle’s profession, seeking the elusive Kurt Angle 5-star match.

The methodology can be easy. To remove any pre-existing bias in match choice, we’re going to make use of the ten highest rated Kurt Angle matches in accordance with the voters on cagematch, as of March 18, 2024. All ten of those matches have obtained no less than 158 votes, topping out with 633 votes for the WrestleMania match in opposition to Shawn Michaels, which supplies us a good pattern measurement of match rankings. The bottom rated match on this checklist is available in at 8.81, which supplies us stable consensus that these are all usually thought of nice matches.

I’ve additionally added three “Wild Card” matches. Two extra TNA bouts, as chosen by the world’s prime TNA/Influence Wrestling historian, Garrett Kidney, and cagematch’s prime rated non-WWE or TNA bout, Kurt Angle vs Yuji Nagata from Wrestle Kingdom II.

You’ll get complete evaluations of every match, and my Correct Star Score as an Correct Star Rater. Watch alongside and price them with me within the feedback. I’ll be doing them so as, three matches at a time.

First submit with the primary three match evaluations drops in just a few days, and might be posted on our $10 tier. -J

The Matches:

  • Kurt Angle vs Chris Benoit – Royal Rumble 2003 (1/19/03) – WWE
  • Kurt Angle vs Shawn Michaels – WrestleMania 21 (4/3/05) – WWE
  • Kurt Angle & Chris Benoit vs Rey Mysterio & Edge – No Mercy 2002 (10/20/02) – WWE
  • Kurt Angle vs The Undertaker – No Means Out 2006 (2/19/06) – WWE
  • Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar – WWE SmackDown (9/18/03) – WWE
  • Kurt Angle vs Mr. Anderson – Lockdown 2010 (4/18/10) – TNA
  • Kurt Angle vs Shane McMahon – King Of The Ring 2001 (6/24/01) – WWE
  • Kurt Angle vs Desmond Wolfe – Turning Level 2009 (11/15/09) – TNA
  • Kurt Angle, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, Shane McMahon, Steve Austin vs Chris Jericho, Kane, Massive Present, The Rock, The Undertaker – Survivor Sequence 2001 (11/18/01) – WWE
  • Kurt Angle vs Steve Austin – SummerSlam 2001 (8/19/01) – WWE

Wild Card Matches

  • Kurt Angle vs Samoa Joe – Genesis 2006 (11/19/06) – TNA
  • Kurt Angle vs AJ Kinds – TNA iMPACT! (1/4/10) – TNA
  • Kurt Angle vs Yuji Nagata – Wrestle Kingdom II (1/4/2008) – NJPW

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