1 hr 4 min

Mike Santana on Leaving AEW, Splitting Up With Ortiz, Turning Down WWE Insight with Chris Van Vliet

    • Wrestling

Mike Santana is a professional wrestler known for his time in AEW and TNA Wrestling. He was one half of the tag team Proud N Powerful with Ortiz in AEW. Mike sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Hollywood, CA to talk about his decision to ask for his release from AEW, what led to him and Ortiz splitting up, turning down WWE to sign with AEW in 2019, never winning the AEW tag team titles with Proud N Powerful, joining LAX in TNA, going to rehab and being sober for over a year, working with Chris Jericho in The Inner Circle, his future plans as a singles wrestler and much more!

Quote I'm thinking about: "People pray for the cake. Then the universe gives them the batter, oil, icing, a pan, an oven and they get frustrated and leave the kitchen. Let that sink in. Sometimes you have everything right in front of you, but how bad do you want it?"

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For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://podcast.chrisvanvliet.com

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Mike Santana is a professional wrestler known for his time in AEW and TNA Wrestling. He was one half of the tag team Proud N Powerful with Ortiz in AEW. Mike sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Hollywood, CA to talk about his decision to ask for his release from AEW, what led to him and Ortiz splitting up, turning down WWE to sign with AEW in 2019, never winning the AEW tag team titles with Proud N Powerful, joining LAX in TNA, going to rehab and being sober for over a year, working with Chris Jericho in The Inner Circle, his future plans as a singles wrestler and much more!

Quote I'm thinking about: "People pray for the cake. Then the universe gives them the batter, oil, icing, a pan, an oven and they get frustrated and leave the kitchen. Let that sink in. Sometimes you have everything right in front of you, but how bad do you want it?"

Sponsors:
PRIZEPICKS: Download the app today and use code INSIGHT for a first deposit match up to $100!

BABBEL: Learn a new language and get 50% off your lifetime Babbel subscription at http://babbel.com/cvv

MAGIC SPOON: Get $5 off with the code CVV at http://magicspoon.com/cvv

RHONE: Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use CVV to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/CVV

ROCKET MONEY: Join Rocket Money today and experience financial freedom: https://rocketmoney.com/cvv

BETTERHELP: Get 10% off your first month with the code INSIGHT at http://betterhelp.com/insight

MUDWTR: Get 15% off with the code CVV15 at http://mudwtr.com/cvv

MYBOOKIE: Bet on WWE! Get up to $200 cash bonus when you use the code CVV and sign up at http://mybookie.ag

BLUECHEW: Use the code CVV to get your first month of BlueChew for FREE at http://bluechew.com

PLUNGE: Get $150 off your Plunge with the coupon code CVV150 at http://plunge.com

BONCHARGE: Go to http://boncharge.com/CVV and use coupon code CVV to save 15% on your BONCHARGE Infrared Sauna Blanket!

For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://podcast.chrisvanvliet.com

If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. 

Follow CVV on social media: 
Instagram: instagram.com/ChrisVanVliet
Twitter: twitter.com/ChrisVanVliet
Facebook: facebook.com/ChrisVanVliet
YouTube: youtube.com/ChrisVanVliet
TikTok: tiktok.com/@Chris.VanVliet
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1 hr 4 min

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