NJ MMA News Podcast Episode 3: New York’s Finest

NJ MMA News Podcast Ep 3

This week on NJ MMA News Podcast, Lightweight Sharif Jones and Editor Connor Northrup recap PA cage Fight 28. Connor discusses sitting cage side, the rise of Jordan Morales and some drama from backstage. The duo is joined by UFC Featherweight Shane Burgos who discusses fatherhood and fighting. Sharif chimes in on UFC’s five New York appearances and the absence of the promotion in Philadelphia since 2011. From Jared Gordon to Aljamain Sterling and then Brad’s wife, NJ MMA News episode three talks about all of it.

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.