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Chris Van Vliet is a 4-time Emmy Award winning TV Host and lifelong wrestling fan. Listen in as Chris interviews the biggest names in pro wrestling in the conversational and engaging way that only CVV can!

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Enzo LIVE Q&A - Big Cass, thoughts on WrestleMania 36, The Revival, AEW, MJF, Tama Tonga
01:18:10

This was originally done as a LIVE Q&A on YouTube with Enzo. Enzo spent an hour answering your questions about WrestleMania 36, Big Cass, Tama Tonga, AEW, his tattoos and much more!

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Apr 04, 2020
Sami Callihan on Tessa Blanchard, Eddie Edwards bat segment, his new gimmick, his time in WWE
01:02:51

Sami Callihan chats with Chris Van Vliet at the Impact Wrestling tapings in Las Vegas. He talks about winning the Impact Wrestling World Championship, losing it to Tessa Blanchard, his new gimmick and the inspiration behind it, his admiration for Chris Jericho, what really happened during the infamous baseball bat segment with Eddie Edwards, why things didn't work out for him in WWE, being part of Lucha Underground and more!

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Apr 02, 2020
Kelly Kelly Q&A - WWE return, winning the 24/7 Title, her favorite matches, Charlotte, Becky Lynch
01:10:13

Barbie Blank (aka Kelly Kelly) and her dogs join Chris Van Vliet for this LIVE Q&A. She talks about returning at the Raw Reunion and the Royal Rumble, the possibility of returning to WWE again, being the first woman to win the 24/7 Championship, her favorite matches, wanting to wrestle Charlotte, the Hall of Fame and more!


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Mar 31, 2020
Mike Rome on His tattoos, WrestleMania 36, Alexa Bliss, His voice cracking on TV, ring announcing
01:10:36

WWE ring announcer Mike Rome chats with Chris Van Vliet. I usually love having these conversations in person but since that’s not possible right now, this is my first ever virtual interview. Mike talks about how he was hired by WWE, his love for DC Comics, Marvel and Disney, his new tattoo, his voice cracking while announcing Shane McMahon, the segments he did with Alexa Bliss, WrestleMania 36 at the PC and more!


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Mar 23, 2020
Why Eddie Kingston postponed his retirement, joining NWA, his promos, AEW
00:54:39

Eddie Kingston chats with Chris Van Vliet at the NWA Powerrr tapings in Atlanta, GA. He talks about why he originally wanted to retire at the end of 2019 and why he changed his mind, his plans to wrestle until he can't anymore, joining NWA, his thoughts on AEW, the inspiration for his promos, his time in Impact Wrestling and much more!

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Mar 19, 2020
Matt Striker: WWE & Lucha Underground commentary, "I'm marking out bro", his new Impact Wrestling job
00:57:57

Matt Striker sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Las Vegas, NV. He talks about his new job behind the scenes at Impact Wrestling, his transition from wrestling in WWE to doing commentary, how he got hired for Lucha Underground, working with Vampiro, the reaction to saying "I'm marking out bro" and much more!

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Mar 12, 2020
Excalibur explains his mask, AEW commentary, advice from Jim Ross, favorite calls, Cody, PWG
01:03:21

AEW commentator Excalibur sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Chicago, IL. He talks about the origins of his mask, starting his career as a wrestler, being one of the founding members of PWG (Pro Wrestling Guerrilla), how he started doing commentary, his influences growing up, who his favorite wrestlers were, his behind the scenes job in AEW, what he has learned from working with Jim Ross and Tony Schiavone, his favorite calls and more!

 

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Mar 05, 2020
Tim Storm: Living the dream in NWA at age 55, being a school teacher, winning the NWA title, Nick Aldis
00:47:50

Former NWA World's Heavyweight Champion Tim Storm chats with Chris Van Vliet at the NWA Powerrr tapings in Atlanta, GA. He talks about living his dream as a wrestler for NWA at age 55, his day job as a high school teacher, winning the NWA World's Heavyweight Championship and then losing it to Nick Aldis, being featured on 10 Pounds of Gold, working with WWE, how much longer he plans to wrestle and much more!


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Feb 25, 2020
Shawn Spears on the chairshot to Cody, signing with AEW, his wife Peyton Royce, Tully Blanchard
00:56:20

Shawn Spears sits down with Chris Van Vliet at Flatbacks, the wrestling school he owns with Tyler Breeze in Apopka, FL. Spears talks about the unprotected chairshot to Cody Rhodes at Fyter Fest, the creation of The Chairman character, marrying Peyton Royce, starting Flackbacks Wrestling School with Tyler Breeze, teaming up with Tully Blanchard, how much longer he wants to wrestle and much more! This is our second interview, the first one took place in June, 2019: 

 

Feb 20, 2020
Tyler Breeze on NXT, the main roster, Fandango, the amazing story of how he got signed
00:55:17

Tyler Breeze sits down with Chris Van Vliet at Flatbacks Wrestling School in Apopka, FL. Tyler tells the amazing story of how he got signed at a WWE tryout, working his way to NXT, getting called up to the main roster, how he came up with the Tyler Breeze character after several failed characters, why he opened a wrestling school with Shawn Spears, being in a tag team with Fandango as "Breezango" and much more!


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Feb 18, 2020
Billy Corgan: NWA is in the same conversation as WWE & AEW, TNA lawsuit, Dixie Carter, music
00:32:01

Billy Corgan chats with Chris Van Vliet at the NWA Powerrr tapings in Atlanta, GA. He talks about why he bought the NWA, the decision to make Powerrr look at feel the way it does, his fallout and lawsuit with TNA, what Smashing Pumpkins fans think of his love for wrestling, the future plans for NWA, why he says the NWA is in the same conversation as WWE and AEW and more.


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Feb 13, 2020
PCO on becoming ROH World Champ at age 51, The Kliq, losing his eye, The Quebecers, Walter
01:30:42

Ring of Honor World Champion PCO (Pierre Carl Ouellet) talks with Chris Van Vliet in Cincinnati, OH. He talks about winning the ROH World Championship at age 51, his match with Walter at Joey Janela's Spring Break, working in the WWF as part of The Quebecers, how he lost his right eye, his issues with Kevin Nash and The Kliq, wrestling for every major promotion, his goal to be on Ed Mylett and Tom Bilyeu's podcast and much more!

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Feb 11, 2020
QT Marshall on his in-ring and backstage AEW jobs, WWE tryout, Documentary, Wrestling School
00:59:01

QT Marshall sits down for an interview with Chris Van Vliet in Atlanta, GA. He talks about how he was hired by Cody for AEW, what his backstage role is, his WWE tryout, starting his wrestling school called "1 Fall Power Factory", quitting his day job to pursue wrestling, the documentary about his life "The Wrestler: A QT Marshall Story" and much more!


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Feb 07, 2020
Aron Stevens & Question Mark on Mongrovian Karate, NWA Powerrr, 3rd Degree Black Belt
00:15:46

Aron Stevens and Question Mark sit with Chris Van Vliet at the tapings for NWA Powerrr in Atlanta, GA. Aron talks about being the first ever third degree National Champion, his sensei Question Mark, the teachings of Mongrovian Karate, which opponents he'd like to face in NWA and much more!

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Feb 05, 2020
Melina’s NWA comeback, Hall of Fame, John Morrison, Women’s Championship
00:44:10

Chris Van Vliet sits down with Melina at the NWA Powerrr taping in Atlanta, GA. She talks about how and why she joined NWA, winning the Divas Championship and the Women’s Championship and why both meant different things to her, teaming with John Morrison and Joey Mercury in MNM, her favorite opponents, Bret Hart calling her one of the best wrestlers in the world, a possible WWE Hall of Fame induction and much more!

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Feb 04, 2020
Ryan Satin on wrestling headlines, WWE backstage, TMZ, CM Punk's return, his hair
01:13:19

Chris Van Vliet sits down with Ryan Satin from prowrestlingsheet.com on the set of Wrestling Sheet Radio in Los Angeles, CA. Ryan talks about how he got his start in reporting, working for TMZ, some of the big celebrity stories he broke, how he was hired for WWE Backstage, his reaction to CM Punk's return, the criticism of his hair and more!

Jan 30, 2020
Nick Aldis on NWA, marrying Mickie James, why he didn't sign with WWE, leaving TNA, NWA Powerrr
00:58:26

The NWA World's Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis sits down with Chris Van Vliet at the NWA Powerrr tapings in Atlanta, GA. He talks about why NWA is the perfect fit for him, meeting his wife Mickie James in TNA, raising their son Donovan, why he never signed with WWE, leaving TNA, wrestling Cody Rhodes at All In and much more!

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Jan 28, 2020
Alex Riley on John Cena, WWE release, The Miz, commentary, returning to wrestling
00:55:04

Alex Riley (Kevin Kiley Jr) sits down with Chris Van Vliet at his house in Hollywood, CA. He talks about how and why he was released from WWE in 2016, which wrestlers he still keeps in touch with, his acting career since leaving wrestling, why he feels now is the right time to return to the ring, being paired with The Miz, what happened between him and John Cena and more!

Jan 23, 2020
Lilian Garcia on her most emotional WWE moments, advice from Howard Finkel, The Rock, singing
01:09:34

Chris Van Vliet sits down with Lilian Garcia at the Chasing Glory studio in Los Angeles, CA. She tears up while talking about her most emotional WWE moment, what it was like singing the national anthem after 9/11, the ring announcing advice she received from Howard Finkel, her interaction with The Rock, why she started her "Chasing Glory" podcast, her inspirations in life and much more!

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Jan 21, 2020
Vampiro: why Lucha Underground ended, Sting, heat with Chris Jericho, WCW
01:24:50

Vampiro chats with Chris Van Vliet in Las Vegas, NV. He shoots on Chris Jericho and talks about the heat he has with him, he also explains why Lucha Underground ended, discusses his feud with Sting in WCW, his thoughts on AEW and more!

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Jan 16, 2020
David Benoit: Chris Benoit's son opens up about tragedy, training to be a wrestler, Hall of Fame, AEW
00:54:22

Chris Benoit's son David sits down with Chris Van Vliet for his first on-camera interview in Las Vegas. He said nothing was off limits and that he would talk about anything. David opens up about his father's last days, his favorite memories of him, wanting to follow in his footsteps, whether ChrisBenoit should be in the WWE Hall of Fame, how AEW got him back into wrestling, he addresses the conspiracies surrounding the murder/suicide and much more!

Jan 14, 2020
Kurt Angle on his retirement match, Jason Jordan storyline, plans for WM20 match vs Bret Hart, John Cena
00:57:08

Kurt Angle sits down with Chris Van Vliet for an epic interview in Pittsburgh, PA. Kurt talks about his original retirement match versus John Cena, the match he had with Baron Corbin, the plans to wrestle Bret Hart at WrestleMania 20, the storyline with his “son” Jason Jordan, his battle with addiction, leaving WWE and signing with TNA, his infamous milk truck moment, his current job with WWE and he tells a crazy story about Vince wanting to "beat his ass".

Jan 09, 2020
My Top 5 Wrestling interviews of 2019 - Which was your favorite?
00:19:29

Chris Van Vliet lives by the phrase "vague goals get vague results" so at the start of the year, he made the specific goal to do 50 wrestling interviews in 2019. He ended up doing 100, and in this episode he takes a look back at some of his favorites and why each one was important to him. It was extremely difficult for Chris to narrow it down to just five because there were so many memorable and incredible conversations.

Dec 31, 2019
Frank Mir wants Brock Lesnar in a pro wrestling match, WWE, Cain Valasquez, veganism, Austin Aries
00:56:24

Chris Van Vliet sits down with MMA legend Frank Mir at his home in Las Vegas. He talks about his foray into pro wrestling, wanting a rematch with Brock Lesnar, being trained by Austin Aries, breaking Tim Silvia and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria’s arm, switching to a vegan diet, his daughter Isabella Mir’s MMA career and much more!


Dec 26, 2019
Justin Credible: his battle with addiction, why AEW is like ECW, being fired from WWE
00:53:19

Justin Credible (PJ Polaco) joins Chris Van Vliet for a candid conversation at Wrestlecade in Winston-Salem, NC. He goes into detail about his battle with drug and alcohol addiction, his time as ECW World Champion, getting hired and fired by WWE, why his character didn’t work in WWE, the similarities between AEW and ECW, what he thinks is the best ECW Pay Per View of all time and much more!

Dec 19, 2019
Ryback will return to wrestling in 2020, dream opponents, why he left, his YouTube success
00:53:52

Ryback chats with Chris Van Vliet at his home in Las Vegas, NV. He says he is ready to return to wrestling in 2020, who he would like to wrestle, the success of his YouTube channel, his theory that WWE will be bought by Fox or Disney and much more!

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Dec 12, 2019
Santana and Ortiz almost signed with WWE, The Inner Circle, Chris Jericho, LAX
00:53:17

Chris Van Vliet chats with Santana and Ortiz in Chicago, IL. They talk about how close they were to signing with WWE before choosing AEW, being selected for The Inner Circle, getting their start in wrestling, what they learned from TNA, being part of LAX and more!


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Dec 11, 2019
Austin Aries: No sell at Bound For Glory, Christy Hemme incident, being fired from WWE, Jim Cornette
02:02:02

Chris Van Vliet sits down with Austin Aries at his home in Las Vegas for the longest interview in this history of the show! Austin talks about no selling John Morrison at Bound For Glory and whether it was a work or a shoot, he gives a detailed account of his incident with Christy Hemme, his release from WWE, his thoughts on Jim Cornette, how stem cell treatments are helping him and much more!

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Dec 09, 2019
Flip Gordon on Ring of Honor, AEW, Marty Scurll, injuries, Being The Elite, Villain Enterprises
00:51:41

Flip Gordon sits down with Chris Van Vliet at The Big Event in NYC. He talks about his status with Ring of Honor, the rumors about him going to AEW, teaming with Marty Scurll in Villain Enterprises, recovering from injuries, not wanting to do the 450 splash and much more!

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Dec 05, 2019
Mini Episode: Life Advice From Pro Wrestlers - Cena, Rock, Cody Rhodes, DDP, Ryback, Justin Roberts
00:15:23

Life advice and motivation from pro wrestlers! I realized that there were so many great pieces of life advice dropped during the interviews that I've done over the last few years that I wanted to make a compilation so they are all in one place. We hear from John Cena, The Rock, Al Snow, Zach Gowen, Diamond Dallas Page, Cody Rhodes, Ryback and Justin Roberts.


Dec 04, 2019
Jon Moxley: Renee Young's reaction to his insane Full Gear match, The Shield, AEW vs WWE
00:40:50

Jon Moxley sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Chicago, IL before AEW Dynamite. He talks about why he left WWE for AEW, whether he still talks to Seth Rollins or Roman Reigns, his wife Renee Young's reaction to his lights out match with Kenny Omega, the backlash he received for his interview on Talk is Jericho and much more!

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Dec 02, 2019
Santino Marella on creating the cobra, his fake accent, Santina, comedy wrestling
00:43:38

Santino Marella chats with Chris Van Vliet at The Big Event in New York City. He talks about how he created “the cobra”, speaking with a fake Italian accent, whether he thinks he will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, his option on current comedy wrestling gimmicks, winning the Miss WrestleMania Battle Royal as Santina and much more!

Nov 28, 2019
Enzo Amore on getting fired, AEW, Big Cass update, Simon Gotch, Triple H, Survivor Series in the crowd
01:25:16

Enzo Amore (nZo) sits down with Chris Van Vliet for an extended interview at State of Fitness Boxing in North Bergen, New Jersey. He talks about wanting to return to wrestling, being fired by WWE, an update on Big Cass' health, appearing in the crowd at Survivor Series, doing a run in at the New Japan Show at Madison Square Garden and more!

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Nov 21, 2019
Michael Elgin on getting huge, leaving NJPW for Impact, Canadian Mount Rushmore
01:04:41

"Big Mike" Michael Elgin sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Chicago, IL. He talks about why he left New Japan Pro Wrestling to sign with Impact Wrestling, working with Brian Cage, his diet and workout routine to get as big as he is, his Canadian Mount Rushmore, how becoming a dad has changed him and much more!

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Nov 14, 2019
Mini-Episode: Who deserves the next AEW title shot? 5 contenders and 1 you might not agree with
00:09:10

In addition to the regularly scheduled interviews every Thursday, on occasion Chris Van Vliet will share his thoughts and opinions on interesting topics or big news stories with these mini-episodes. In the first ever mini-episode, CVV takes an in depth look at who the most believable number one contenders are for Chris Jericho's AEW World Heavyweight Championship. And some of these may surprise you!

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Nov 12, 2019
Scorpio Sky: AEW Tag Team Titles, his time in WWE & TNA, losing his shoes during a match
00:55:56

Scorpio Sky talks to Chris Van Vliet in Charleston, WV. He talks about the AEW tag team titles, creating SCU with Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian, why his time in WWE and TNA didn't work, owning up to his old mistakes, losing his shoes during a match, appearing on the Steve Harvey Show in a dating segment, wrestling Tessa Blanchard and much more!


Nov 07, 2019
Tenille Dashwood on her WWE release, the Emma dance, Santino Marella, AEW, Impact
00:55:07

Tenille Dashwood (fka Emma) sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Chicago, IL before Impact Wrestling's Bound For Glory. She talks about how and why she was released from WWE, signing with Impact Wrestling, being part of AEW's All Out PPV, teaming with Santino Marella, starting the women's revolution in NXT and more!


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Nov 01, 2019
Tessa Blanchard on choosing Impact over AEW & WWE, intergender matches, comparisons to Chyna
00:47:16

Tessa Blanchard talks with Chris Van Vliet before Impact Wrestling's Bound For Glory in Chicago, IL. She talks about why she feels comfortable in intergender matches, whether she could win the World Championship, advice from The Rock, growing up as a third generation wrestler, being compared to Chyna, why she chose Impact Wrestling over AEW or WWE, he tryout with WWE and much more!

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Oct 26, 2019
Brian Pillman Jr on his father, growing his mullet, AEW, inspiration from Stone Cold
00:57:38

Brian Pillman Jr. sits down for a conversation with Chris Van Vliet in Newport, KY. He talks about how he worked a corporate job after graduating from college but left it for wrestling, training with Lance Storm in Calgary, how Stone Cold Steve Austin inspired him, working for MLW, how he was booked for AEW, his future plans and more!

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Oct 17, 2019
Marko Stunt on his size, signing with AEW, Luchasarus, Jungle Boy, Dynamite
00:46:35

Marko Stunt from Jurassic Express talks with Chris Van Vliet after AEW Dynamite in Washington, DC. He talks about how his height works for him and against, getting signed to AEW, how his tag team with Luchasaurus and Jungle Boy was formed, his goals for wrestling and more!


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Oct 11, 2019
Referee Aubrey Edwards on making history, AEW, how she started, Chris Jericho
00:55:55

AEW Referee Aubrey Edwards chats with Chris Van Vliet in Washington, DC. She talks about making history as the first ever female referee in a main event title match, how she got hired by AEW, working with Cody Rhodes, how she got started as a ref and much more!

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Oct 04, 2019
Sonny Kiss on stereotypes, AEW, being engaged, inspirations, Nyla Rose and goals
00:37:12

Sonny Kiss sits down with Chris Van Vliet for an interview in Chicago, IL. Sonny talks about breaking through the stereotypes of LGBTQ wrestlers, favorite matches, inspirations, goals in AEW, being engaged to Killian McMurphy and much more!

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Sep 26, 2019
What's next for Killer Kross? AEW, NXT, his influences, Scarlett Bordeaux, favorite films
00:47:44

Killer Kross sits down with Chris Van Vliet at Starrcast III in Chicago, IL. He talks about where he would like to sign next, his thoughts on AEW and NXT, the movies and books that influence his in-ring style, his wife Scarlett Bordeaux and more!

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Sep 20, 2019
Why Ken Shamrock returned to wrestling at age 55, Brock Lesnar, his WWE run, Kurt Angle, UFC
00:45:05

Ken Shamrock sits down with Chris Van Vliet at Sam's Town Casino in Las Vegas. He talks about why he returned to wrestling at age 55, never getting a main event push in WWE, the vicious chair shot he took from The Rock, wanting to have a match with Brock Lesnar or Kurt Angle, a proposed incest storyline with his on-screen sister Ryan Shamrock and more!

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Sep 13, 2019
How Colt Cabana changed indie wrestling, CM Punk, ending his podcast, AEW
00:49:13

Colt Cabana chats with Chris Van Vliet at Pro Wrestling Tee's ALL OUT Side Party in Chicago, IL. He talks about why he started creating wrestling merch, starting and ending his podcast, how he almost became a commentator for WWE, why 2019 is the most exciting time to be a wrestling fan and more!

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Sep 11, 2019
JDfromNY206 on blocking haters, Roman Reigns, NXT vs AEW, commentary
00:49:03

Jerry aka JDfromNY206 from Off The Script sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Chicago, IL. He talks about why he started his podcast, dealing with haters, him controversial comments about Roman Reigns, how many people he blocks on Twitter, his play by play commentary for House of Glory and more!

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Sep 05, 2019
Teddy Hart on maturing after his jail time, Montreal screwjob, Owen Hart, WWE
00:38:22

Teddy Hart chats with Chris Van Vliet at MLW Fusion in Miami, FL. Teddy speaks openly about his time and jail and what he learned from it, he says Owen Hart's death "wasn't anybody's fault", he wishes that Bret Hart had buried the hatchet with WWE sooner so he could have worked behind the scenes, he thinks AJ Styles is the best wrestler in the world, taking his cat to strip clubs and much more.

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Aug 30, 2019
Sammy Guevara: Why he loves pandas, making AEW history, Cody, being "The Best Ever"
00:58:30
Aug 28, 2019
Shawn Spears on why he chose AEW over a WWE pay raise, Cody Rhodes, his fiancee Peyton Royce
01:04:08

Shawn Spears (Tye Dillinger) sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Orlando, FL. He talks about why he asked to be released from his WWE contract, signing with AEW for Double or Nothing the day after his 90 day non-compete clause ended, how him leaving WWE might affect his fiancée Peyton Royce, the crazy story of how he came up with the Perfect 10 character, his appearance at the Royal Rumble, his current AEW contract status and more!

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Aug 23, 2019
Melissa Santos on her unique ring announcing, Lucha Underground, marrying Brian Cage
00:37:28

Melissa Santos talks with Chris Van Vliet at Impact Wrestling in Hollywood, CA. She talks about how she got into wrestling, her unique ring announcing style and her influences, meeting her husband Brian Cage, their wedding, working for Lucha Underground and much more!

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Aug 21, 2019
Rob Van Dam: I wrestled high 100% of the time, Shane McMahon's Van Terminator, ECW, Paul Heyman
00:38:07

Rob Van Dam chats with Chris Van Vliet in New York City about his new documentary Headstrong. RVD also says he was high 100% of the time he wrestled in ECW, who he'd want to induct him in the Hall of Fame, his thoughts on Shane McMahon stealing the Van Terminator and much more.

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Aug 16, 2019
Ethan Page on why Impact is better than ever, winning tag team titles, The Rock, Canadian wrestlers
00:44:41
Aug 13, 2019
John Cena on AEW, WrestleMania 35, Kurt Angle, retirement, The Rock, wisdom
00:32:05
Aug 10, 2019
Jimmy Jacobs: The photo that got him fired from WWE, rehab, Impact Wrestling, Vince McMahon
00:40:40
Aug 08, 2019
MJF interview gets interrupted by room service among many, many other things
00:26:13

Maxwell Jacob Friedman (MJF) sits down with Chris Van Vliet in his hotel suite in Las Vegas. This is either the best interview you've ever seen with him or the worst, you be the judge. Our interview gets interrupted by MJF's room service order, loud water sipping and numerous other things.

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Aug 06, 2019
Brian Cage's crazy diet to get HUGE, winning the Impact World Championship, Melissa Santos
00:40:14

Impact Wrestling World Champion Brian Cage talks to Chris Van Vliet in Hollywood, CA. Brian talks about how he spent both of the biggest nights of his life, winning the Impact World Championship and his wedding night in the hospital, he discusses how much he has to eat, the day he met his now wife Melissa Santos, his wrestling inspirations growing up, the meaning of GMSI, his favorite Lucha Underground matches and much more!

Aug 05, 2019
Dolph Ziggler: "I'm jealous of Kofi", Bischoff hasn't started on Smackdown, Kevin Owens
00:29:28

Dolph Ziggler chats with Chris Van Vliet before Smackdown Live at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL. He talks about why he is jealous of Kofi and his Championship run, losing to Kevin Owens at Extreme Rules, Eric Bischoff taking over Smackdown, why he thinks he should be a 10-time champion and more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 23, 2019
Hornswoggle on R Truth, being Vince's son & anonymous Raw General Manager, 24/7 Title
00:46:46

Hornswoggle (Dylan Postl) talks with Chris Van Vliet at Gangrel's Wrestling Asylum's "Let It Ride" show in Dania Beach, FL. He talks about how R Truth keeps mistaking Drake Maverick for him, why he was revealed as the Raw General Manager, being Vince McMahon's illegitimate son, how long he was stuck under the ring, his new book called "Life's Short and so am I" and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 21, 2019
Luchasaurus: Dusty Rhodes created my gimmick, master's degree, AEW, Jungle Boy, Big Brother
00:38:02

Luchasaurus (Austin Matelson) sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Daytona Beach before AEW's Fyter Fest. He talks about how Dusty Rhodes created his gimmick, his master's degree in Medieval History, teaming with Jungle Boy, signing with AEW, his time in NXT, appearing on Big Brother and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 18, 2019
Jimmy Havoc: The one word AEW won't let him say, Jon Moxley, Death Matches, Injuries, Will Ospreay
00:37:17

Jimmy Havoc chats with Chris Van Vliet before AEW's Fyter Fest in Daytona Beach, FL. Jimmy says he specifically asked AEW if he can have a match with Jon Moxley, he describes his injuries in great detail, talks about his favorite matches, being influenced by AFI and Davey Havok, the most emo lyric of all time and more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 18, 2019
TJP is making double since leaving WWE, Cruiserweight Classic, dream opponent
00:37:47

TJ Perkins chats with Chris Van Vliet in Las Vegas, NV. He talks about how he wasn't under contract when he won the WWE Cruiserweight title, he says he is making almost double since leaving WWE, he lists his dream opponent, being micro managed on 205 Live and much more. Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 18, 2019
Kip Sabian: Being inspired by Spider-Man & The Hurricane, signing with AEW, MJF, British wrestling
00:39:55

Kip Sabian sits down with Chris Van Vliet before Fight For The Fallen in Jacksonville, FL. Kip talks about wanting to be a wrestler after seeing The Hurricane in WWE, his love for superheroes and Spider-man, being signed to AEW by Christopher Daniels, the British style of wrestling vs. the US style and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 18, 2019
Darby Allin was homeless before AEW, Coffin Drop to Cody, Skateboarding, Shawn Spears
00:48:01

arby Allin sits down with Chris Van Vliet in his hotel room before Fight For The Fallen in Jacksonville, FL. Darby talks about how he was living in his car before he signed with AEW, meeting his wife (and fellow wrestler) Priscilla Kelly, how he came up with his signature move The Coffin Drop, transitioning from being a pro skateboarder to a pro wrestler and more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 16, 2019
Jim Ross: Why AEW can't compete with WWE, 'slobberknocker' origin, Vince McMahon, Chris Benoit
00:56:29

Jim Ross sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Jacksonville, FL before AEW's Fight For The Fallen. JR talks about how it's "ludicrous" that AEW could compete with WWE, he gives us the origin to the word slobberknocker, his favorite matches, details his new role as senior advisor for AEW, his thoughts on Chris Benoit going in the WWE Hall of Fame, who is speaking in his ear in AEW and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 13, 2019
Dasha Fuentes on her WWE release, acting robotic, AEW, getting back in the ring
00:46:05

Dasha Fuentes chats with Chris Van Vliet in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She opens up about why she was released and how she was released, the criticism that she acted robotic on camera, her thoughts on AEW, wanting to get back into the ring as a wrestler and more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 12, 2019
The Young Bucks explain Cody's "gimmicked" chairshot, CM Punk, AEW video game, PAC's status
00:41:30

The Young Bucks, Matt and Nick Jackson talk with Chris at Florida Supercon in Miami Beach, FL. They cover a number of topics including how the unprotected chairshot to Cody at Fyter Fest was supposed to go, the conversations they've had with CM Punk, how close they were to signing with WWE, the possibility of an AEW video game, PAC's contract status, if Being The Elite will continue once AEW starts on TNT, who has the final say about storylines in AEW and much, much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 10, 2019
Brandon Cutler on how AEW changed his life, Being the Elite, The Young Bucks
00:50:00

Brandon Cutler chats with Chris Van Vliet at Florida Supercon in Miami Beach, FL. Brandon talks about how working with The Young Bucks on Being the Elite led to a job that changed his life. He says he is now able to provide for his wife and two children because of the opportunity he was given, he also talks about how the landscape of wrestling has changed since he started as an indy wrestler, what went right and what went wrong in the Double or Nothing Battle Royale and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 08, 2019
Justin Roberts on signing with AEW, leaving WWE, his famous "John Cena" and "Undertaker" intros
00:47:28

Justin Roberts sits down with Chris Van Vliet at his house in Phoenix, AZ. He talks about leaving WWE, signing with AEW, Brandi Rhodes, Double or Nothing, his famous introductions of "John Cena" and "The Undertaker" and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jul 05, 2019
Jungle Boy on his father Luke Perry, Fyter Fest, advice from Cody
00:51:46

Jungle Boy (Jack Perry) sits down with Chris in Los Angeles to talk about his father Luke Perry, being part of the Battle Royale at AEW's Double or Nothing, his spot in that match with Joey Janela, putting on more size, why he doesn't watch WWE, his small part in Quentin Tarantino's new movie "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and more! How can you not root for Jungle Boy? Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 29, 2019
Eric Bischoff: I’d turn Roman Reigns heel, WWE return
00:22:26

Eric Bischoff chats with Chris in June 2018 about his legacy in the wrestling world. He said he probably would never return to WWE, that if he did he would turn Roman Reigns heel, how he will probably never be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, his thoughts on Smackdown moving to FOX and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 27, 2019
Simon Miller: WhatCulture, WHY and Wrestling!
00:53:26

Simon Miller from WhatCulture joins Chris in London for the crossover interview you’ve been asking for! Simon talks about working for WhatCulture, their feud with Tama Tonga and Haku at the Bullet Club Street Party, training to be a wrestler, his cohosts leaving for Cultaholic and much more Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 26, 2019
Tony Khan: Why AEW will be a success, CM Punk, TV Deal
00:39:42

AEW President and CEO sits down with Chris and covers some big topics regarding AEW. Tony talks about their TV deal, how he signed Dustin Rhodes, his 5-year plan for the company, being compared to WCW, wins and losses counting in AEW, CM Punk, whether or not he wants to be an on-air personality and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 25, 2019
Eli Drake explains why he was fired from Impact Wrestling
00:57:36

Eli Drake was fired from Impact Wrestling recently amid reports that he didn’t want to work an intergender match with Tessa Blanchard. He sits down with Chris to explain what actually happened and what his plans are now. Will we see him back in WWE? Would he go to AEW? Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 24, 2019
Why Rhyno turned down double the money from WWE and left
00:40:38

Rhyno’s WWE contract officially ends on July 17 and despite being offered more than double his current salary, he has decided to leave. He tells Chris Van Vliet what went into that decision, his thoughts about AEW, who took his gore better than anyone else, his new business venture as a marina owner and much more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 20, 2019
Kelly Kelly on life after wrestling and if she’d return to WWE
00:36:12

Kelly Kelly (Barbie Blank) just celebrated 13 years since her WWE debut at age 19 and opens up to Chris about what life has been like since retiring from pro wrestling. She names the superstar she would want to feud with, explains how she got the name Kelly Kelly and talks about the night she defended Edge’s World Heavyweight Title. Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 20, 2019
Ryback: Why I said “F you” to WWE
00:41:58

“The Big Guy” Ryback is best known for his time in WWE but he has grown to become a successful entrepreneur and podcaster since leaving. He talks with Chris about why he said “F you” to WWE, the heat he had with CM Punk and John Cena, the positive attitude he has now and much more. Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 20, 2019
Batista on AEW vs. WWE and retirement
00:11:04

Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani sit down with Chris Van Vliet to chat about their new comedy STUBER. While this is a shorter interview than usual, it really “gives you what you want!!” Dave explains the accidental origins of that phrase, talks about how he would rather go broke than wrestle again and says AEW is not “legitimate competition” to WWE. Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 20, 2019
Shawn Spears - Why he chose AEW over big WWE pay raise
00:57:13

Shawn Spears (Tye Dillinger) is the newest member to the AEW roster. He goes into detail about why he asked for his release from WWE, why he thinks he was granted it when so many others weren't, how him leaving WWE might affect his fiancée Peyton Royce, the crazy story of how he came up with the Perfect 10 character, his appearance at Number 10 at the Royal Rumble, his new wrestling school with Tyle Breeze called Flatbacks and more! Audio equipment provided by Samson Technologies: bit.ly/CVVSamson

Jun 17, 2019