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WWE wishes Kurt Angle a happy birthday, and wrestling fans go ‘hmmmm’

WWE posted this on their official Instagram account a little while ago, wishing Olympic Gold medalist and former WWE Superstar Kurt Angle a happy 48th birthday.

Happy Birthday to #TheOlympicHero, #KurtAngle!

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With Goldberg back in the fold (and CM Punk years away from being worth dreaming about), Angle is probably the biggest veteran name WWE could use to encourage video game pre-orders, pop a rating and possibly even try to sell a pay-per-view (PPV) with a match or two.

Kurt’s been open in discussing his interest in coming back for a Hall of Fame spot and the appearances which would go along with, if nothing else. A sticking point has reportedly been his health - not only condition of his famously broken neck, but his struggles with addiction. But as we get farther away from his last run in with the law or trip to rehab...

What do you think, Cagesiders? Is this social media “happy birthday” the first sign of something more, or just wishful thinking on the part of folks who want to chant “you suck” while “Medal” plays at a WWE event again?

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