If you've played any WWE video game over the years, you've experienced the work of Colt Cabana, even if Colt Cabana hasn't been in the game.
Joining newLEGACYinc for their Charity stream, Cabana detailed his experience doing motion capture for WWE games over the years.
"I did motion capture for so many of the games from 2010 to probably...actually, 2007, I did it while in OVW. When I was in OVW, they were using WWE contract wrestlers, when I got fired in 2009, they stopped using WWE contract wrestlers and they were like, 'Oh, we know Colt can do this. From 2009 to basically 2018 or 2019, I was doing mo-cap on and off for those guys. There would be a call sheet that was like, 'here is what we're doing today.' I was like, 'can I please do the Cell?'"
When asked about taking the Hell in a Cell bump for the motion capture, Cabana said, "It wasn't the actual height (of the cell), but they put a scaffold up and threw me off. They have a giant big screen and they'll play the actual clip and you just want to mimic that as much as possible. I did the classic arms in, barrel roll that Foley did."
Cabana did the motion capture for the Three Faces of Foley in the WWE 2K16 game and recalled a funny story featuring Jay Lethal.
"I had to memorize the promos, even though they didn't use our voice, because they wanted us to have the mannerisms. All I remember is, 'he's a kooky type of cat,' which was in that promo, and the way I would say it, all I remember is Jay Lethal on the ground (laughing) every time I said it. For months, that's all he would say to me, 'I'm a kooky type of cat,'" he recalled.
With the help of Cabana, Evil Uno, Dakota Kai, Xavier Woods, and Brodie Lee; newLEGACYinc raised over $55,000 to help the Canadian Cancer Society.
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