Kurt Angle Offers High Praise To AJ Styles, "Utterly Amazed" Watching Him On SmackDown This Week

WWE |By Matt Boone |Sat, July 4, 2020 - 1:55PM EDT
Kurt Angle Praises AJ Styles

WWE Hall of Fame legend Kurt Angle was "utterly amazed" after watching the Intercontinental Championship match between AJ Styles and Drew Gulak on this week's edition of Friday Night SmackDown.

Following the excellent one-on-one contest on the 7/3 episode of the weekly WWE on FOX blue-brand show that saw "The Phenomenal One" retain his WWE Intercontinental Championship with a victory over Gulak, the Olympic gold medalist chimed in on social media to post his reaction and some additional thoughts about Styles.

"Great match tonight between AJ Styles vs. Drew Gulak on Friday Night SmackDown," wrote Angle via his official Twitter feed on Friday evening, before offering additional praise for the reigning WWE Intercontinental Champion.

"Utterly amazed that AJ has been in the business almost 25 years and hasn’t lost a step," Angle added. "Unreal!!!! #itstrue."

Check out the post from the official Twitter feed of pro wrestling legend Kurt Angle below.

After the match, both Styles and Gulak spoke with WWE.com to give their immediate post-match reactions in backstage interviews filmed for WWE digital exclusive content coming out of this week's show.

Check out the "WWE Network Exclusive" video interviews below, which features Styles talks about never doubting himself and Gulak mentions memorializing and paying tribute to an old friend during the bout.

Also embedded below and above are video highlights of the Styles-Gulak match for the Intercontinental title from this week's episode of Friday Night SmackDown.

For those who missed the show, make sure to check out our report here at eWrestling.com by our own female contributor, Jamie Rush (@JamieRush312), via this link: WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results (7/3/20): Orlando, Florida.

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