NJ MMA News Podcast Episode 5: The Silencer

NJ MMA News Podcast episode five breaks down all the upcoming local MMA shows, including Dead Serious Pro MMA 1 this Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Freehold, New Jersey. With Sharif Jones training for his incoming main event bout against Will Martinez at Art of War 2 June 2, 2017, NJ MMA News Editor Connor Northrup holds down the fort in studio. UFC Welterweight George “The Silencer” Sullivan visits the show to discuss his favorite hometown restaurant, USADA and the construction of his new gym. In the end, Connor talks about the top three things to look out for this week in the world of local MMA.

Writing for NJ MMA New since 2011, Connor is passionate about covering local mixed martial arts. He graduated from Temple University’s School of Media and Communications with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. His love for MMA stems from his past as a high school wrestler and jiu-jitsu blue belt. Former UFC fighter Kurt Pellegrino coached Connor in his senior year of high school. He worked as a Rally Sports Desk report for The Philadelphia Inquirer and interned as a sports reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News.