TNA star Kurt Angle discusses his past steroid use in WWE, says he'd come up clean if tested today

Posted in: TNA News
By By Jason Powell
Apr 9, 2009 - 11:35 AM

Kurt Angle recalled being suspended by WWE for steroid use in 2006 during an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer. "Have I used steroids before?" Angle rhetorically asked. "Yes, I have, after I broke my neck and lost three inches in this arm and 21/2 in the other from loss of circulation.

"But I paid the price, both financially - I got fined $125,000 - and reputation-wise," he says. "I was a pure athlete, an Olympic champion. And all of a sudden, I'm like Kurt Angle the cheater? It really sucked. You can test me right now. I'll come up clean. But there was a time when I did it." To read the full story, visit

Powell's POV: Angle also discussed his role in TNA and looked back on his lack of interest in pro wrestling before he started training. He said he watched when Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff were on television, but didn't watch much wrestling otherwise. The article is a good read.

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