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Wrestling star Kurt Angle to appear in Joppa on Saturday

JOPPA, MD—Fans of professional wrestling might want to clear their schedules this coming weekend.

Wrestling legend Kurt Angle will be appearing at MCW Pro Wrestling’s “Anniversary 2020” event in Joppa.

The event will take place on Saturday, February 22, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.).

Angle is currently signed to WWE where he works as a backstage producer. While at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Angle won numerous accolades, including being a two-time National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Heavyweight Wrestling Champion.

After graduating from college, Angle won a gold medal in freestyle wrestling at the 1995 World Wrestling Championships. He then won the freestyle wrestling gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

He is one of four people to complete an amateur wrestling Grand Slam (Junior Nationals, NCAA, World Championships, and Olympics).

In 2006, he was named one of the top 15 college wrestlers of all time.

He was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2016 for his amateur accomplishments.

MCW Arena is located at 1000 Joppa Farm Road in Joppa.

Full card and ticket prices are available here.

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