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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
Culinary Expert John Garbarino to get taste of MMA competition in debut at CES 52 Interviews MMA News 

Culinary Expert John Garbarino to get taste of MMA competition in debut at CES 52

John Garbarino will be stepping into the cage for the very first time as a competitor this Friday, August 17 at CES 52 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Although the 22-year old South Jersey native has never previously fought in a sanctioned fight, Garbarino is already turning heads even before the cage door shuts behind him. Mike Bickings,... 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
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