The Latest Episodes of INSIGHT with Chris Van Vliet

Episodes

Nick Aldis on NWA, marrying Mickie James, why he didn't sign with WWE, leaving TNA, NWA Powerrr

Jan. 28, 2020

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…

Alex Riley on John Cena, WWE release, The Miz, commentary, returning to wrestling

Jan. 23, 2020

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 lea…

Lilian Garcia on her most emotional WWE moments, advice from Howard Finkel, The Rock, singing

Jan. 21, 2020

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 a…

Vampiro: why Lucha Underground ended, Sting, heat with Chris Jericho, WCW

Jan. 16, 2020

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 AE…

David Benoit: Chris Benoit's son opens up about tragedy, training to be a wrestler, Hall of Fame, AEW

Jan. 14, 2020

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 f…

Kurt Angle on his retirement match, Jason Jordan storyline, plans for WM20 match vs Bret Hart, John Cena

Jan. 9, 2020

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 Wrestl…

My Top 5 Wrestling interviews of 2019 - Which was your favorite?

Dec. 31, 2019

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 bac…

Frank Mir wants Brock Lesnar in a pro wrestling match, WWE, Cain Valasquez, veganism, Austin Aries

Dec. 26, 2019

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 R…

Justin Credible: his battle with addiction, why AEW is like ECW, being fired from WWE

Dec. 19, 2019

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 h…

Ryback will return to wrestling in 2020, dream opponents, why he left, his YouTube success

Dec. 12, 2019

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 …

Santana and Ortiz almost signed with WWE, The Inner Circle, Chris Jericho, LAX

Dec. 11, 2019

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 learn…

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

Dec. 9, 2019

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,…

Flip Gordon on Ring of Honor, AEW, Marty Scurll, injuries, Being The Elite, Villain Enterprises

Dec. 5, 2019

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,…

Mini Episode: Life Advice From Pro Wrestlers - Cena, Rock, Cody Rhodes, DDP, Ryback, Justin Roberts

Dec. 4, 2019

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 a…

Jon Moxley: Renee Young's reaction to his insane Full Gear match, The Shield, AEW vs WWE

Dec. 2, 2019

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 …

Santino Marella on creating the cobra, his fake accent, Santina, comedy wrestling

Nov. 28, 2019

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 o…

Enzo Amore on getting fired, AEW, Big Cass update, Simon Gotch, Triple H, Survivor Series in the crowd

Nov. 21, 2019

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' heal…

Michael Elgin on getting huge, leaving NJPW for Impact, Canadian Mount Rushmore

Nov. 14, 2019

"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…

Mini-Episode: Who deserves the next AEW title shot? 5 contenders and 1 you might not agree with

Nov. 12, 2019

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-ep…

Scorpio Sky: AEW Tag Team Titles, his time in WWE & TNA, losing his shoes during a match

Nov. 7, 2019

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 mistak…

Tenille Dashwood on her WWE release, the Emma dance, Santino Marella, AEW, Impact

Nov. 2, 2019

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 A…

Tessa Blanchard on choosing Impact over AEW & WWE, intergender matches, comparisons to Chyna

Oct. 26, 2019

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…

Brian Pillman Jr on his father, growing his mullet, AEW, inspiration from Stone Cold

Oct. 17, 2019

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, …

Marko Stunt on his size, signing with AEW, Luchasarus, Jungle Boy, Dynamite

Oct. 11, 2019

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 …