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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.

Powered By Pohler helping MMA by making fighters stronger and healthier Interviews MMA News 

Powered By Pohler helping MMA by making fighters stronger and healthier

Rich Pohler was going to college for criminal justice, but just wasn’t feeling it.  He took a nutrition course and really enjoyed it.  The birth of Powered By Pohler was consummated. Pohler has turned his passion into a thriving business located in Cherry Hill , N.J. Powered By Pohler works with everyone from your normal “Joe” to the elite athlete. ... Read More
Trent Stump surprised to get called out, but more than ready for battle with Lenny Rufati at CES 52 Interviews MMA News 

Trent Stump surprised to get called out, but more than ready for battle with Lenny Rufati at CES 52

Trent Stump had no idea that a fellow mixed martial artist had called him out via social media until a couple of his teammates made him aware of it.  Lenny ” the Gorilla” Rufati respectfully made a Facebook post seeking a fighter to accept his challenge.  He was not looking for an easy fight, but someone who would propose a... Read More
CES 52 from Philadelphia, live on AXS TV August 17th… preview with matchmaker Mike Bickings Interviews 

CES 52 from Philadelphia, live on AXS TV August 17th… preview with matchmaker Mike Bickings

Mike Bickings always goes beyond the call of duty to promote the region’s best mixed martial artists.  As the President and matchmaker of Art of War Cage Fighting, Mike jumped at the chance to work with the CES MMA team to bring a live MMA event for the first time on national TV, from his hometown of Philly.  He has... Read More
Jeremiah Wells welcoming Jason Norwood to the cage in his hometown of Philadelphia…Main Event 170 lb championship at CES 52 Interviews MMA News 

Jeremiah Wells welcoming Jason Norwood to the cage in his hometown of Philadelphia…Main Event 170 lb championship at CES 52

Jeremiah Wells (5-1-1) says that he is peaking at the right time.  He will need that to be true as he matches up with the P18-5) Jason Norwood in the first ever live, nationally televised MMA event (on AXS TV) from Philadelphia.  Coming up on August 17th , from the 2300 Arena, they will do battle for the Welterweight belt... Read More
Shawn Stefanelli looking to make it 4-0 at CES 52 in South Philadelphia Interviews MMA News 

Shawn Stefanelli looking to make it 4-0 at CES 52 in South Philadelphia

Shawn Stefanelli has a very nice team helping to prepare him for the fourth fight of his career .  Jerry Bradley is guiding him in the right direction at Grindhouse MMA. One of the top professional fighters in the region, Sean Brady, has helped Shawn improve on a steady basis as well as James Booth, who is an elite Jiu-Jitsu... Read More
Eugene “The Suitcase Kid” Aubry bringing more than kryptonite  to the cage in pro debut vs Ed “Superman” Shupe Interviews MMA News 

Eugene “The Suitcase Kid” Aubry bringing more than kryptonite to the cage in pro debut vs Ed “Superman” Shupe

Following Eugene “The Suitcase Kid” Aubry on social media is all you really need to do to realize how much this young man wants it. He sometimes works out three times per day and at any hour of the day. With his professional debut coming up August 17th on a nationally televised fight card  (CES 52 on AXS TV) vs... Read More
Grappling Nation and Strike Therapy’s Mark Khavinson ready for his MMA debut Interviews MMA News 

Grappling Nation and Strike Therapy’s Mark Khavinson ready for his MMA debut

Grappling Nation and Strike Therapy ( GNAST for short) has steadily become a regular on the regional fight scene with some very nice, young prospects.  Head trainer, Troy Whodabull invited me over to his place to check out his newest protege, Mark Khavinson.  Mark wrestled growing up and was always interested in trying his hand at mixed martial arts.  He... Read More
Lenny “the Gorilla” Rufati is a fighter with a plan; finds new home at Roufusport Interviews MMA News 

Lenny “the Gorilla” Rufati is a fighter with a plan; finds new home at Roufusport

Lenny Rufati is a promoter’s dream. While looking for the perfect opponent for his 10th amateur fight (7-2), Rufati, who is a U.S. Army veteran, did his homework and challenged 4 or 5 fighters in his weight-class that would present him with another opportunity to gain experience and push him to the limit.  I recently spoke to the focused Rufati... Read More