Rich Bochhini is the television play-by-play broadcaster of Major League Wrestling.
He is a TV and radio play-by-play announcer, known primarily through his work in professional hockey as well as professional wrestling.
Rich appeared as Rich Brennan on WWE television programming and his voice was the soundtrack for many of the cornerstone moments of WWE’s NXT brand. He served as the play-by-play voice of SmackDown, Main Event and Superstars and had the honor of calling the action from ringside at Madison Square Garden for the WWE Network’s first live special from the storied arena. In addition to his on-air work, Rich also worked behind the scenes at the WWE Performance Center and in production at NXT live events.
Rich spent close to 15 years in professional hockey, calling games and serving as the media relations director for teams in the American, Central, and United hockey leagues. He called three CHL All-Star Games and his media efforts were rewarded in 2009 with the CHL Communications Executive of the Year Award. Rich has even been pressed into service as a practice goaltender, and at other times times, assistant equipment manager (which usually meant unpacking smelly hockey gear at 3 a.m.).
Along with hockey and wrestling, Rich has called arena football and minor league baseball, and also served as the PA announcer for Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamo.
Rich is an anchor/producer for The Sports Flash Network and also works as a freelance voice over artist. A graduate of Rhode Island College, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a Public Relations concentration.
Tony Schiavone is a commentator for Major League Wrestling.
A television and radio sports broadcaster for decades, Tony has called some of the sport’s most memorable matches and moments. A lifelong fan, Tony has worked for WCW, Jim Crockett Promotions and WWE on air as a play-by-play man as well as behind the scenes as a TV producer.
In January 2017, Tony debuted his popular weekly podcast on the MLW Radio Network available called What Happened When.
When not podcasting, Tony can be heard in the booth for the Gwinnett Braves. Tony also works for Sports Radio 92-9 The Game and can be heard anchoring sports each morning on Atlanta’s Morning News as well as hosting Pro Wrestling Wednesday. Tony is a member of the Georgia Bulldogs Radio Network and works on the post game show during both home and away games.
Tony also writes and produces the Best of the Bulldogs, which won the AP Award for Best Sports Program in 2004. In 2006, Tony won the Georgia Association of Broadcaster Award for Best Sports Story or Series. Tony is also the Sports Anchor for WHIO in Dayton, Ohio.
Jim Cornette is an analyst and commentator for Major League Wrestling broadcasts.
One of the sport’s greatest minds, Cornette brings his astute and provocative analysis to MLW.
A prolific mind and mouth within wrestling for years, James E. Cornette has enjoyed a brilliant career of presenting talent in front of crowds and developing them behind the scenes.
Cornette is a highly regarded color analyst having giving insight and analysis over the years for WCW, Jim Crockett Promotions, the NWA and WWE.
A hall of fame manager, Cornette led the likes of the Midnight Express, the Heavenly Bodies, WWF Champion Yokozuna, Vader, Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith and countless others to triumph and titles.
Cornette also found success as a a promoter with Smoky Mountain Wrestling as well as advising WWE Chairman Vince McMahon. As a co-owner of OVW, Cornette coached and developed the likes of John Cena, Randy Orton, Brock Lesnar and countless others.
Today, the Louisville Slugger continues to run his mouth as he swings a verbal tennis racket on his hit weekly podcasts: the Jim Cornette Experience and Jim Cornette’s Drive-Thru.
Kaci Lennox is MLW’s lead ringside and backstage correspondent.
A versatile broadcaster, Lennox contributes feature stories and reports for Major League Wrestling, MLW FUSION and other MLW programming.
One of sports television’s brightest new stars, Lennox rejoined MLW in 2017. At MLW, Lennox has excelled when covering MLW’s biggest events, including championship fights, prime time specials on beIN SPORTS and weekly reports from ringside and backstage for MLW FUSION.
Lennox, a native of Maryland, competed in the ring as a wrestler before pursuing a career in sports broadcasting.
Matt Striker is MLW’s lead analyst, working alongside play-by-play announcer Tony Schiavone.
Striker ascended to MLW’s broadcast team in 2018. The former in-ring competitor has called action ringside around the world for more than a decade.
Striker provides insights as only a wrestler can, giving in-depth analysis on fight strategies while illustrating and explaining the in-ring action. Striker’s analysis offers insight into the nuance and skill associated with competing in MLW.
With the distinction of having competed in Major League Wrestling, Striker’s perspective brings a unique take to each MLW broadcast.