On this podcast, Rad interviews Connor “The Controller” Matthews, former Air Force combat controller and current MMA featherweight holding a 5-0 professional record. He shares the high-risk job of combat controllers, including performing HALO and HAHO jumps, and the need to be a strong runner and swimmer to survive this role.
Connor talks about the highly technical role of air traffic controllers and how to secure airfields. Being a lifelong athlete, Connor made a natural transition into MMA after life in the military. He shares his background in martial arts and his confidence in making it big in the UFC.
Reach out to Connor through the following links:
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/connor-matthews-b3440b152/
- Website: https://www.controllermma.com/
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecontrollermma/