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Art of Wrestling

57 EpisodesProduced by Colt CabanaWebsite

Colt Cabana travels ALL OVER THE WORLD as a full time independent pro wrestler. Each week Colt will document his travels along side his various friends within the industry. Candid...funny....slice of life...real look at the life of a DIY, underground pro wrestler. PAST EPISODES available at Patreon… read more

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AOW 383 Damien Sandow

February 27th, 2020


Now known as Aron Stevens, Damien Sandow and Colt went through the trenches together. Off a successful run in the WWE, now with the NWA, Aron and …

AOW 382 Brody Steele

February 13th, 2020


Ep 3 of 6 for this season. Colt sits down with long time friend and Canadian Giant, Brody Steele. This hidden treasure of the international scene …

AOW 381 Shawn Spears

January 30th, 2020


The second of this batch, 2 of 6. Shawn Spears joins Colt in a fun conversation about WWE, Canada, Japan, tryouts, AEW and more. Enjoy this sit …

AOW 380 WIll Ospreay

January 23rd, 2020


The first of this batch, 1 of 6. Will Ospreay talks to Colt about his journey to becoming one of pro wrestling's greatest. Enjoy this sit down …

ANNOUNCEMENT: Return of Original Format (Next Week)

January 16th, 2020


Starting next week, 6 new original style Art of Wrestling Podcasts will be rolling out.
You can listen to ALL the talks RIGHT NOW at …

75. Baltimore LIVE - Horowitz, Gillberg, South, Starr

December 5th, 2019


Guests: Barry Horowitz, Duane "Gillberg" Gill, George South & Bob Starr. Filmed and recorded from Starrcast 4 infront of a LIVE audience in Baltimore, MD



74. Chicago LIVE - Lawler, Madusa, Kong, Yang, West & DeRosa

November 7th, 2019


Guests: Jerry Lawler, Madusa, Awesome Kong, Jimmy Yang, Don West & Marty DeRosa. Filmed and recorded from Starrcast 3 infront of a LIVE audience in Chicago, IL.



73. 5 Dollar Wrestling - Behind The Scenes

October 10th, 2019


Guests: Joey Janella, Freight Train, Marty DeRosa, Jake Manning, Jeff Hart, Big Donnie, Jaden and more. Colt takes you behind the scenes in possibly …

72. Vegas LIVE - Bucks, Janella, Mooney, Glacier, Williamson, Masa

October 3rd, 2019


Guests: Young Bucks, Joey Janella, Sean Mooney, Glacier, Fat Ass Masa & Taylor Williamson. Filmed and recorded from Starrcast 2 infront of a LIVE audience in Las Vegas Nevada.


71. Edinburgh Fringe 2019 (Week Four)

August 29th, 2019


Guests: Seann Walsh, Chris Betts, Emmy Blotnick, Ed Night, Thom Tuck, John Darnelle & John Hastings.
It's week four at the Edinburgh Fringe …

70. Edinburgh Fringe 2019 (Week Three)

August 22nd, 2019


Guests: Dan Soder, Eleanor Tiernan, Carmen Christopher, David O'Doherty, Richard Gadd & John Hastings.
It's week three at the Edinburgh Fringe …

69. Edinburgh Fringe 2019 (Week Two)

August 15th, 2019


Guests: Tom Walker, Max Olesker, Mat Ricardo, Zoe Coombs Marr, Jamali Maddix, Langston Kerman, Liza Treyger & John Hastings.
It's week two at the …

68. Edinburgh Fringe 2019 (Week One)

August 8th, 2019


Guests: John Robertson, Alice Fraser, Carl Donnely, Demi Lardner, Dylan Gott & John Hastings.
It's week one at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019. …

67. Everybody Botches

August 1st, 2019


Guests: Booker T, Tito Santana, Demolition Ax & Smash, Madusa, Honky Tonk Man, Victoria, ODB, RJ City, Adam Rose, Mick Karch & Ken Anderson. …

54. Wrestlecon - The Convention

April 18th, 2019


Guests: Scott Steiner, Scott Norton, MVP, Chris Masters, Hornswoggle & Katie Leigh. Wrestlecon is the biggest weekend of the wrestling year. This podcast focuses on the convention part of the weekend.


53. Wrestlecon - The Shows

April 11th, 2019


Guests: Santino, Blue Meanie, Shigehiro Irie, Joey Ryan, Ethan Page, Matt Taven, Paul Turner, Cary Silkin & Joe Koff. It's 'Mania weekend and …

51. New Japan Tour Ends

March 28th, 2019


Guests: Kazuchika Okada, Mikey Nicholls & Excalibur. At the very end of Colt's first NJPW tour, he talks living Japanese wrestling life with …

50. 20 Year Overnight Sensation

March 21st, 2019


Guests: Rocky Romero, Henare, Chase Owens & Bull Dempsey. Colt chats with some of the wrestlers mid NJPW tour, but also invited Rocky Romero to …

49. First New Japan Tour

March 14th, 2019


Guests: Will Ospreay, Juice Robinson, Mikey Nicholls, Rocky Romero, Millano Collection AT. It's Colt's first ever full tour of NJPW and he finds …

46. Bahamas LIVE - Jericho Cruise

February 21st, 2019


Guests: Jay & Mark Briscoe, Impractical Jokers' Sal & Q, Marty Scrull, Don Callis & Marty DeRosa. Filmed and recorded from the Chris …

42. Hong Kong: One Hour Notice

January 24th, 2019


Guests: Jay Lethal, Sonjay Dutt, Ho Ho Lun, Bit Man and more. Just as the title says, Colt Cabana had one hour to jump on a plane and travel to Hong …

32. The Jericho Cruise

November 1st, 2018


Guests: Kenny Omega, Raven, Christopher Daniels, Dalton Castle, Jay Lethal, Matt Taven & more. Four days in the sun, traveling on international …

24. ALL IN

September 6th, 2018


Guests: Cody, Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, Rey Mysterio, Xpac, Matt Cross, Danny Daniels, Marko Stunt, Ehtan Page, Conrad Thompson & Justin Roberts. The most historic independent wrestling show of all time get …

11. The Trial

June 7th, 2018


CM Punk & Colt Cabana vs. Dr Amann.
Colt takes you through the process of going to trial from jury selection to the final verdict and everything …

4. One Show In China

April 19th, 2018


Guests: Nick Aldis, Dave Marquez, Dave Lagana, Reno Scum and more. Colt travels to China for one show. It's the first time the NWA title has been …

3. Welcome To Wrestlecon

April 12th, 2018


Guests: Mick Foley, One Man Gang, Grado, Jeff Cobb, Marty DeRosa, Hangman Page and many many more. It's 'Mania weekend in New Orleans and it's a …

2. Korakuen Hall

April 5th, 2018


Guests: Joey Ryan, Ethan Page, Mike Bailey, Rekka, Haku, American Balloon. While still in Japan, Colt and the rest of the tour will be wrestling at …

1. Back In Japan

March 29th, 2018


Guests: Joey Ryan, Ethan Page, Speedball Mike Bailey, Rekka
Colt is on a tour of DDT pro wrestling in Japan. This week's show is in front of a packed …

AOW 379 Alex Shelley

December 21st, 2017


From Detroit, Alex Shelley is one half of the Motor City Machine Guns. Colt and Shelley talk about tag team wrestling, faults in wrestling, PWI's …

AOW 378 Road Warrior Animal

December 14th, 2017


Legendary tag team wrestler Animal is on the show today. From Road Warriors and Legion of Doom, Colt and Animal talk about Japan, Tag Teams, Zubaz, …

AOW 377 Gainesville LIVE: Cannon, Dustin, Cross, Gethard

December 7th, 2017


Live from FEST in Gainesville, FL
Guests include: Chris Gethard, Chuck Taylor, Matt Cross & Arik Cannon
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AOW 376 Stu Grayson

November 30th, 2017


Player Dos aka Stu Grayson, one half of the Super Smash Brothers is a Canadian mainstay. Colt and Stu talk about Canadian wrestling, jobs, wrestling …

AOW 375 Nick Mondo

November 23rd, 2017


From weed-whackers to rooftops, Nick Mondo abused his body and mind in CZW and beyond. Colt and Nick discuss the culmination of it all with his …

AOW 374 Jay White

November 16th, 2017


New Zealand born, Jay White has gone from a young boy to a star in the New Japan Wrestling System. Colt and Jay talk about pressures of wrestling, …

AOW 373 The Elite - Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks

November 9th, 2017


Kenny Omega, Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson comprise the original 'The Elite'. Colt sits down with the crew to talk about how a little YouTube Vlog …

AOW 372 Hangman Page

November 2nd, 2017


Adam Page joined the Bullet Club and became Hangman Page. Colt and Page podcast about what's happening in his career and how he got there.

AOW 278 Bobby Roode

November 26th, 2015


Impact Wrestling's Bobby Roode joins to talk about wrestling and working up the wrestling ladder. He talks with Colt about training with Val Venis, …

AOW 274 Jinder Mahal

October 29th, 2015


Jinder Mahal isn't just an Indian playing in a three man band. He's a Canadian making his way in the wrestling industry as he and Colt talk about …

AOW 240 Dennis Stamp

March 5th, 2015


From the Movie Beyond the Mat, Dennis Stamp has reached a certain cult status. Colt invited Dennis on so we can hear stories from his life, the …

AOW 239 Vader

February 26th, 2015


Big Van Vader is one of the greatest super heavyweight wrestlers ever. After a friendly car ride, Colt and Vader buddy up and talk a lot about Japan …

AOW 224: Drew McIntyre

November 11th, 2014


Now Drew Galloway, the former WWE Superstar joins Colt to talk some fun. Not only does Drew get into some WWE stuff and Scotland talk, but he also …

AOW 219: Shane Douglas

October 6th, 2014


ECW champion, NWA champion, WWE champion, WCW champion just to name a few. Shane Douglas has been very controversial in his actions, but at the heart …

AOW 191: Buff Bagwell

March 17th, 2014


Buff Bagwell was a WCW regular for a decade. Quite an interesting past and future is revealed in this sit down podcast with Colt. Wrestling, fights, …

AOW 184: Larry Sharpe

January 28th, 2014


Pretty Boy Larry Sharpe traveled the world in the 70s and 80s. Hes most notable for opening the first commercialized wrestling school the Monster …

AOW 167: The Genius

October 1st, 2013


Lanny Poffo is one of the most well spoken, articulate wrestlers of all time. Lanny and Colt talk poetry, armor, happy bus and more. Plus, CM Punk …

AOW 139: Hillbilly Jim

March 19th, 2013


WWF legend Hillbilly Jim comes all the way from Mudlick, KY to come and podcast with Colt. Jim loves to talk and is happy to chat it up about the WWF …

AOW 138: Tomasso Ciampa

March 12th, 2013


Intense conversation this week with Tomasso Ciampa. Highly recommended as Tomasso opens up a lot and talks about real life. Plus, great stories about …

AOW 133: Reckless Youth

February 5th, 2013


King of the Independents! Reckless Youth was the original face of independent wrestling. Now out of wrestling, he sits with Colt and reminisces about …

AOW 111: William Regal Part 1

September 4th, 2012


WWE and British legend, William Regal sits with Colt for a 2 part podcast. 1st part is about his England and European travels. This is a real pro …

AOW 98: HeadBanger Mosh

June 4th, 2012


Mosh was there in the WWF during the Attitude Era. Now, the Headbangers are still wrestling on the independents scene. Mosh is JUST A KID FROM NEW …

AOW 86: Tyson Kidd

March 12th, 2012


Tyson is a WWE superstar. Hes a former WWE Tag Champion and the last member of the famous Hart Dungeon. Hes also Colts good buddy. Friends from the …


February 6th, 2012


MVP has a wild story. Colt and MVP are touring together in Manila,Philippines. MVP sits down and describes in detail his life before wrestling …

AOW 68: Daniel Bryan

November 7th, 2011


WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan joins the podcast today. He was the costar of the Wrestling Road Diaries and a true journeyman in the world of wrestling. Come eavesdrop on this fun conversation as two long time friends catch …

AOW 66: Karl Anderson

October 23rd, 2011


Machine Gun Karl Anderson is a New Japan Pro Wrestling superstar. Karl lives more than half the year in Japan constantly on tour. The Machine Gun is …

AOW 61: Bison Smith

September 19th, 2011


Bison Smith is a Japanese wrestling monster from California. Bison is the other American on Colts first tour of Noah. Listen as they sitdown in Japan …

AOW 53: Beth Phoenix

July 24th, 2011


The Glamazon is with us this week. Shes the most dominant WWE Divas champion of all time. Shes also a real person with a great fun story. Colt and …

AOW 37: Luke Gallows

April 3rd, 2011


Biscuits and Gravy! Luke Gallows has been in the WWE since he was 21 looking 41. He had about 20 different characters, but he himself is the best …

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