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Melvin Costa speaks out in interivew

If you’re a regular reader of this site you know that I’ve been critical of King of the Cage’s decision to allow Melvin Costa to represent its organization in spite of the fact that he has a tattoo of a swastika on his chest.

I wanted to offer equal time to all those involved and I’ve received comment from ProElite, Inc. CEO Doug DeLuca as well as EliteXC live events president Gary Shaw. ProElite, Inc. is the parent company of both EliteXC and King of the Cage while EliteXC works with King of the Cage on a regular basis.

I’ve also been able to receive comment from the fighter I was critical of, Melvin Costa himself. I conducted an interview with him last night and the transcript of that conversation is now available at

CLICK HERE to read the Melvin Costa interview in its entirety.