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Colt Cabana
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Birth name Scott Colton
Born May 6 1980 (1980-05-06) (age 40)
Deerfield, Illinois, US[1]
Resides Chicago, Illinois, US[1]
Alma mater Western Michigan University
Website coltcabana.com
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Colt Cabana
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Weight 233 lb (106 kg)[2]
Billed from Chicago, Illinois
Trained By Ace Steel
Danny Dominion
Kevin Quinn
Debut June 19, 1999

  Scott Colton[1] (born May 6, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and podcaster better known by his ring name Colt Cabana.[1] He is currently working for Ring of Honor and in New Japan Pro Wrestling. Cabana also worked in Japan in Pro Wrestling Noah, most notably with his tag team with Chris Hero.

Early lifeEdit

Colton was born in Deerfield, Illinois to a family of Jewish heritage and faith.[1] He attended Western Michigan University and played on their football team until graduating in 2002 with a degree in Business marketing.[1]

Professional wrestling careerEdit

Japan (2006; 2012; 2015; 2019-Present)Edit

Cabana also made his Japanese debut for Zero-1 Max in 2006. In a later tour, he formed an alliance with Steve Corino and Yoshi known as the P Force Men, which wore all pink outfits. Cabana teamed with Eddie Edwards to take part in Global Tag League 2012 and gained five points but would not progress further.[3]

Cabana made his debut for New Japan Pro Wrestling, at Honor Rising: Japan, when he, Cheeseburger and Delirious unsuccessfully challenged Togi Makabe, Toru Yano and Ryusuke Taguchi for the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship.

Personal lifeEdit

While at Western Michigan University, Colton became friends with Matt Cappotelli, who went on to participate in WWE Tough Enough.[4]

Colton hosts a podcast called The Art of Wrestling which had over 300 episodes by May 2016.

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
    • As Colt Cabana
      • Billy Goat's Curse[5] / Chicago Crab (Reverse Boston crab)[2]
      • Chicago Skyline[6] (Chikara / Independent circuit) / Cabana Special[7] (Noah) (Elevated fireman's carry dropped onto the turnbuckles)
      • Colt .45 (Double underhook overhead gutwrench backbreaker rack drop,[2] sometimes preceded by a Gory special)[8]
  • Signature moves
    • Airplane spin[2]
    • Bionic elbow[2]
    • Cabanarama (Cradle DDT)[2]
    • Canadian Bacon Leaf (Inverted cloverleaf)[2]
    • Diving leg drop[2]
    • Double underhook[2]
    • Eat The Feet (Inverted stomp facebreaker)[9] -adopted by Gail Kim
    • Flying Asshole[10] (ROH / Independent circuit) (Leaping hip attack to a cornered opponent)[2]
    • Frankensteiner[2]
    • Lake Shore Drive (Rope hung cutter)[2]
    • Lariat[2]
    • Over the shoulder back to belly piledriver onto the knee[2]
    • Powerbomb[2]
    • Ram-Man (Missile dropkick)[2]
    • Running double knee strike[2]
    • Sitout scoop slam piledriver[2]
    • Snap suplex[2]
    • Springboard moonsault[2]
  • Nicknames
    • "Boom Boom"[2]
  • Entrance themes
    • "Boom Boom" by Kidd Russ and The Girthtones

Championship and accomplishmentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Geekin' Out Wrestling: Cuttin' Loose with Colt Cabana . RedEye (2009-06-23). Retrieved on 2009-06-28.
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named OWOW
  3. http://www.noah-usa.cc/Global%20Tag%20Team%20Tournament%202012.html
  4. Colt Cabana; CM Punk. (2005-07-01). Straight Shootin' with CM Punk & Colt Cabana. [DVD]. Ring of Honor. http://www.rohwrestling.com/shoponline.asp?point=morweinfo&catid=200&id=1397.
  5. December 8, 2006 – THE CHICAGO SPECTACULAR: Night 1 – Chicago Ridge, Illinois . Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved on 2009-09-03.
  6. Past results . Chikara. Retrieved on 2011-04-16.
  7. ja:2013年1月27日(日) (in Japanese). Pro Wrestling Noah. Retrieved on 2013-02-02.
  8. Hubbard, Aaron 2009-11-05. 411's ROH on HDNet Report 11.05.09: McGuinness vs. Cabana (11.02.09) . 411Mania. Retrieved on 2009-11-15.
  9. AJP [Jr League Day 5, NJPW, NOAH, DDT, K-DOJO & Osaka Results for Sept. 18th, 2011 ]. WordPress. Puroresu Spirit (2011-09-09). Retrieved on 2014-11-14.
  10. Sempervive, Mike 2009-04-26. 4/25 ROH in Chicago: Jerry Lynn vs. Colt Cabana, Steen & Briscoe challenge for tag titles, Ric Flair announced for Chicago . Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved on 2012-09-20.
  11. Ironman Heavymetalweight Title . Wrestling-Titles.com. Retrieved on 2016-08-12.
  12. 12.0 12.1 ja:ノア「グローバル・タッグリーグ戦2015」優勝決定戦 (in Japanese). Sports Navi. Yahoo! (2015-05-04). Retrieved on 2015-05-06.
  13. ja:「グローバル・タッグリーグ戦 2012」各賞発表 (in Japanese). Pro Wrestling Noah (2012-04-30). Retrieved on 2013-04-24.
  14. ja:「グローバル・タッグリーグ戦2014」各賞発表 (in Japanese). Pro Wrestling Noah (2014-04-28). Retrieved on 2014-04-28.
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