Olympic gold medalist and multiple-time WWE and TNA heavyweight champion, Kurt Angle talks to The Fight Nerd about his experience filming Lionsgate’s upcoming MMA film, “Warrior”. Kurt discusses how he got the role of Koba, and who this character is. We also discuss filming with Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton, how this movie stacks up to combat sports classics like “Rocky” or “Raging Bull”, and which was harder to choreograph, a pro-wrestling match or a fight scene in movie.
“Warrior” hits theaters nationwide on September 9, 2011. Stay tuned for part two of this interview where Kurt talks about training for the 2012 Olympic trials, TNA, WWE and his MMA career!