Dark Side of the Ring: which wrestlers will feature in the episodes of season 5?

A time filled with controversy, the 1980s and 1990s are often regarded as WWE’s golden times. Since 2019, Vice TV’s Dark Side of the Ring has been dispelling stereotypes about wrestling by presenting dark stories involving scandals and tragic deaths.

This coming March will see the return of Dark Side of the Ring for its fifth season, which will include even more disturbing narratives. At this point, the series has been revived once again, and there are indications that Olympic gold medalist and WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle will be involved.

Dark Side of the Ring season 5 episodes revealed

This year marks the return of Vice Media’s riveting ‘Dark Side of the Ring’ series, which has become famous for exposing the underbelly of professional wrestling. Fans were convinced by the show’s co-creator, Evan Husney, that the series would go on as planned despite worries caused by Vice Media’s bankruptcy filing in May 2023.

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The formal renewal of the fifth season has been verified by Mike Johnson of PWInsider. Viewers are eagerly awaiting the return of the series, which has explored some of the most moving storylines in wrestling history narrated by Chris Jericho of AEW.

The next season will reportedly touch on a variety of subjects, with one episode focusing on Kurt Angle predicted to be the most talked-about, according to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer.

There will be a variety of subjects covered in the next season, according to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer, but one episode focusing on Kurt Angle is sure to be a major draw. Many look forward to the return of “Dark Side of the Ring” because it will provide more insight into the illicit reaches of the wrestling industry.

Kurt Angle’s painkiller addiction haunts him to date

American wrestling icon Kurt Angle opens up about his struggle with opioid addiction. A doctor prescribed him medications after he had a neck injury in the early 2000s, and his addiction quickly spiraled out of control.

In an interview with True Geordie, Angle confessed to spending an astounding $7,000 per month on opioids, including as many as 65 Vicodin tablets daily. Recognizing that his attention was diverted from wrestling to the relentless chase of the substance, he contemplates the toll that addiction caused.

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Kurt also talks about how his life was destroyed by the dose cycle that kept getting worse. Angle’s candor about his battles highlights the significance of talking about mental health and the difficulties wrestlers encounter.

Did you know that “Dark Side of the Ring” might come back soon? How pumped are you to see a genuine horror story? Share your opinion in the comments.

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