Turning a Passion into a Profession: Growth through MMA Fighting
October 22, 2020
In this episode of Soar, Taylor sat down with sports journalist and artist, Matthew Wells.
Matthew's niche is an interesting one. While he is an avid sports fan and has covered many different sports, for the past several years he has focused specifically on Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) . Matthew is also a sports artist. When he is not podcasting and in the ring covering fights, you might find him painting a portrait of an athlete on the field.
In this episode, Matthew and Taylor talk about:
- Matthew's background in sports journalism and how he got into his niche on covering MMA fighting
- MMA and what Matthew has learned about growth from watching MMA athletes
- How he has grown by interviewing people
- Advice he would give his younger self getting into this niche
Learn more about Matthew and his art on his website, follow him on Instagram and Twitter, and watch his MMA-focused podcast the Slip 'n Dip.