Colt Cabana's success as an independent professional wrestler is no mistake — he's got grit, passion, and hustle.  He had to budget early in his career and today is an entrepreneur with multiple sources of income.

Guest Biography

Colt Cabana has been entertaining crowds around the world as a professional wrestler going on 18 Years. Colt is charismatic & funny while at the same time a gifted mat technician, which is combination that ultimately landed him a deal with the WWE.

Colt currently travels the world as a proud alternative & independent performer. His hybrid comedic style along with his crossover appeal has made Colt one of the most in-demand wrestlers on the circuit. Colt can consistently be seen wrestling in Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico and all over the United States. He wrestles anywhere from burlesque comedy shows like Lucha VaVoom to cult underground happenings like ICP’s Gathering of the Juggalos. He’s also taken his wit and humor to such shows as Marc Maron’s WTF & IFC’s Maron, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and Chicago’s Second City Main Stage. Colt’s refusal to conform has forced him to pave his own path: whether it’s podcasting, comedy, wrestling, or beyond. No longer should we accept corporate American pro wrestling as the only thing around. Be different…be unique…Like what you like! Come join Colt, not to make fun of pro wrestling, but to make fun with pro wrestling!

Show notes:

In this episode, you will learn:

  • When it comes to doing what you love, it's about the journey, not just the destination.
  • How to grow your audience, one relationship at a time.
  • How Colt made it to the big leagues, the WWE, only to be fired. Amazingly his career not only survives but because of his hustle and grit, it flourishes.

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