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A MUST HEAR EPISODE!!!

Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling Podcast – Cassandro El Exotico – Episode 32

The Art Of Wrestling Podcast is a peek into the lives of pro wrestlers masterfully hosted by one of their contemporaries, Colt Cabana. Unlike a standard question and answer interview, Cabana chats up his friends to give these podcasts a unique feel.

Art of Wrestling with Colt Cabana has Episode #32 with Cassandro El Exotico is available NOW for FREE at http://www.WeLoveColt.com and Itunes.

YOUTUBE PREVIEW:
(Includes footage of Colt, Pearce & Carlito vs. Mil Mascaras, Olympico & La Mascra)

Subjects covered include:
– Colt & Adam Pearce describe while currently working in a warzone in Mexico
– Cassandro was the first out of the closet Exotico
– Struggling to fight for gay wrestler’s rights and pride
– Moving to Mexico City on a drunk whim
– Being the first EXOTICO to challenge for the championship
– The Unbelievable story of Cassandro vs. El Hijo Del Santo
– Cassandro attempted to take his life one week before his championship match
– The Unbelievable story of fighting off paralysis to win his first championship
– The politics of being a top draw as an Exotico
– Life lessons after 23 years in professional wreslting
– And Much Much Much More…..

QUOTES:

Regarding the Unbelievable story of Cassandro vs. El Hijo Del Santo
“Then people were saying from the office, NO… How can El Hijo Del Santo wrestle an Exotico.”

Regarding the Unbelievable story of Cassandro vs. El Hijo Del Santo
“One week before the championship match, I went into the bathroom and out of the blue, I cut my wrists.”

Regarding the Unbelievable story of fighting off paralysis to win his first championship
“The back of my head touched the back of my ankles…I couldn’t feel my legs and the doctor said you have no feelings from the waist down…”

Regarding the Unbelievable story of fighting off paralysis to win his first championship
“My mind was set that I was going to walk again…not only walk, but I was going to get up and I was gonna run and i was going to go for that match…”

Past guests include CM Punk, X-Pac, Christopher Daniels & Shawn Daivari with a new, free weekly podcast available at http://www.welovecolt.comand on iTunes available every Thursday. Stay up to date with Colt & The AOW Podcast on twitter, @ColtCabana