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Kurt Angle blames heavy work schedule for his WWE departure

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Kurt Angle was one of the biggest names in the WWE in the earl 2000's, but in recent years he has been competing in TNA.

Having worked for both promotions, Angle is one of the few men who are able to say they have experience in both.

Reason for the change

Angle was one of the top stars in WWE and for many years fans have wondered if they will ever see the Olympic gold medalist back in WWE?

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While many ask about a possible return to the company, there are still some who want to know exactly why he left in the first place?

That question was recently asked to the man himself and he gave a simple explanation that we have heard before.

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Often quoted as the reason why the likes of Razor Ramon and Diesel left the company to join WCW during the Monday Night Wars, Angle said:

"If you’re going to be his guy, and I was for 4-5 years, he expects a lot out of you. That’s the reason I left." - Angle on working for Vince McMahon

It is stated quite a lot during the documentary series on the WWE Network that many of WWE's top stars left for WCW due to a lighter schedule.

Angle can now go down as another one to leave the company due to an excessive work load, but he has one reason that could be considered as stronger than the others.

"He wanted me to continue to go full time and I couldn’t. I literally broke my neck four times in a two and a half year span, and I just kept rushing back for him.”

So not a bad reason for Angle for why he left, but it certainly doesn't put the chances of him returning to the company in a good light.

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