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More than seven years after he made his WWE debut, Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle may be returning to the leader in sports entertainment.

According to PWStream, WWE has contacted Angle in hopes of a return to January’s Royal Rumble.

Angle said back in August “if he came back,” it would likely be in 2017 or 2018. WrestleZone also details Angle “will be on WWE television in 2017.”

Angle left WWE after the road schedule became just too much for the former champ. He played a pivotal role in building TNA as a competitor to WWE. Toward the end of his career, he could be a major player for one final run.