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'Beautiful' Bob Meloni

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Commentator for Art of War Cagefighting. More than 10 years experience in the PA/NJ regional MMA circuit. Commentator/post fight interviews. Television/media/event production. The story of the fighter is what Bob loves about the sport. From the lowest level, to the highest, he only cares about the two warriors who do battle once the cage doors close. Everything else is secondary. Without their blood, sweat, and tears, he would not be here enjoying every minute.

Frankie Buenafuente returning to ROC stomping grounds after victory at Bellator Interviews MMA News 

Frankie Buenafuente returning to ROC stomping grounds after victory at Bellator

Photos by William McKee Frankie Buenafuente (8-4) is the former Ring of Combat featherweight champion.  Frankie lost his title to Julio Arce as well as in their rematch, nothing at all to be ashamed of.  Arce is a legitimate world class fighter who earned his UFC contract after his two battles against Buenafuente and a spectacular knockout on Dana White’s... Read More
Opposites attract as Jamal Johnson meets Timmy Tyler at AOW 7 Interviews MMA News 

Opposites attract as Jamal Johnson meets Timmy Tyler at AOW 7

Jamal Johnson (0-2) has a laid back, calm and reserved demeanor outside of the cage.  His opponent at Art of War 7, Timmy “Vicious” Tyler (0-2), is the lightning rod, and has the flashy smile.  Really polar opposites when they are just hanging out, but similar in the cage. “Timmy is a grinder.  That’s why I like him.  I’m the... Read More
Senior prom, cage-fight, graduation all on the calendar for Lancaster’s Christian Carr Interviews MMA News 

Senior prom, cage-fight, graduation all on the calendar for Lancaster’s Christian Carr

Christian Carr will be taking on Matthew Santos Friday night at Art of War 7 in South Philadelphia’s 2300 Arena.  Carr hasn’t even graduated high school, yet the 18-year old has 2 kickboxing (USKA) victories, and is 1-0 in MMA.  Carr has wrestled throughout his youth and has been training at Gracie 717 in his hometown of Lancaster, PA, for... Read More
Art of War 7 preview with the ‘Big Homie’ Justin Haskell Opinion 

Art of War 7 preview with the ‘Big Homie’ Justin Haskell

Justin Haskell and I have been lucky enough to be paired up since day one as commentators for Mike Bickings Art of War mixed martial arts promotion.  We are not the conventional pair. Justin describes us as two guys having a beer, eating some wings and talking about the fights.  He encourages me to say whatever is on my mind. ... Read More
“Korean Thunder” Ryan Kim Cafaro focused on first pro title shot at Maverick MMA 7 Interviews MMA News 

“Korean Thunder” Ryan Kim Cafaro focused on first pro title shot at Maverick MMA 7

When “Korean Thunder” Ryan Kim Cafaro was just beginning his career as an amateur mixed martial arts fighter, Scott “the Animal” Heckman (26-8) was fighting in main events and trying to pave his own path to a UFC contract.  Heckman it seemed, had always been on the cusp of the big show, but was never given the opportunity.  “The Animal”... Read More
USKA Fight Night Philly 3 recap…Lisa Edinger continues to dominate, Rami Ibrahim goes out in style with double title Event Results MMA News 

USKA Fight Night Philly 3 recap…Lisa Edinger continues to dominate, Rami Ibrahim goes out in style with double title

Rami Ibrahim is an icon in the sport of Muay-Thai. He’s won countless titles and made history Saturday night at USKA Fight Night Philly 3 as he won the USKA and WKA sanctioned championship belts (140 lbs) after a hard fought unanimous decision victory over New Zealand’s Quade Taranaki.  After his post-fight interview, Ibrahim asked for his mother to come... Read More