Colt Cobana, once a professional WWE wrestler, has the longest running wrestler to wrestler podcast in existence. He has been doing The Art of Wrestling podcast weekly since 2010 and has interviewed people like CM Punk, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and many more. He has been entertaining crowds around the world as a professional wrestler for over 17 years, in Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico and all over the US. He even wrestles in cult underground places like Insane Clown Posse’s Gathering of the Juggalos. He has been featured on Marc Maron’s podcast and a cartoon version of Scott is even on a billboard off the highway here in Chicago.

 

 

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [0:40] Jeremy’s introduction to his guest, Colt Cabana.
  • [8:30] How did Colt get involved with the Insane Clown Posse?
  • [10:30] Colt talks about the challenges and risks he endures physically.
  • [12:30] A visit to India gives perspective.
  • [16:00] The most hostile environment Colt has wrestled in.
  • [19:30] At what point did Colt start his path to becoming a professional wrestler?
  • [24:30] The psychology of professional wrestling.
  • [28:00] Colt’s favorite wrestlers.
  • [30:00] The influence Colt’s family had on how he does business.
  • [33:30] Some of Colt’s best-selling merchandise.
  • [37:30] The Wrestling Road Diaries.
  • [41:00] Colt talks about starting his podcast.
  • [51:00] How Colt taught himself the technical aspects of running his podcast.
  • [1:13:00] Colts upcoming projects.
  • [1:19:00] How Colt takes care of himself.
  • [1:22:00] Colt talks about his relationship with CM Punk.
  • [1:24:00] Mishaps and lessons from podcasting.
  • [1:36:00] The lowest moment in Colt’s career.
  • [1:40:30] The proudest moments in Colt’s career.

In this episode…

Talk about putting it all on the line, Pro Wrestlers like Colt Cabana but their bodies through unbelievable amounts of stress and risk. How does someone sustain that kind of a lifestyle? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Colt as he shares how he adjusted his style of wrestling so he could stay in the industry longer. He also talks about how he has been able to build a thriving business that includes his career as a successful podcast host. Make sure you listen to this episode to catch all of Colt’s fascinating stories, insights, and advice to new podcast hosts just starting out!

How does someone get started in the professional wrestling world? What sets them apart from fans and superfans that makes them want to go into wrestling as a career? It’s not like there is a clear and often discussed career path for becoming a wrestler, right? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Pro Wrestler Colt Cabana as he talks about how he got his start in the wrestling world. This is a guy who has built a successful career and a loyal fan base and has transitioned from life as WWE star to continue his wrestling career and put out content as a podcast host. You don’t want to miss his amazing story on this episode!

They say you can tell a lot about someone from looking at their family background. You can trace certain patterns and habits that show up from the lives of parents into the lives of their children later on. What habits and values are you passing on to your children? What was passed down to you? On this episode of Inspired Insider, Pro Wrestler turned podcast host Colt Cabana talks about the influence his father had on how he conducted business early on in his wrestling career. Colt’s story is a fascinating one filled with great stories, interesting lessons, and so much more – don’t miss it!

Most people don’t think of a career as a Pro Wrestler as that of a small business owner. In order to succeed and have a thriving career, many professional wrestlers have to adopt that posture. What does that look like? How does someone who is so tuned into entertainment and physical prowess have the time to also wear the hat of a business person? On this episode of Inspired Insider, Colt Cabana reveals how he has successfully navigated a career as a professional wrestler while adopting this business-minded approach. Colt is humorous and wise with the insights and stories he tells, you don’t want to miss a minute of this episode!  

What does it take to build a robust and growing podcast following? How do you find your niche? What style and aesthetic will resonate with a broad audience? What are the best practices and tools needed to get it off the ground and sound like something a professional put together? On this episode of Inspired Insider, podcast host and professional wrestler Colt Cabana shares how he got his podcast off the ground and built a huge following. Colt also shares the strategies and tools he uses along with how he builds relationships with sponsors and much more! If you have ever wanted a peek into what makes a podcast tick, make sure you catch this episode!

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