Halston Greenlay

Editor in Chief

Halston Greenlay is a junior at Purdue University who is majoring in English and Minoring in computer science. Her little brother told her that if she didn't take a job reporting on the MMA that he would never talk to her again. Halston is helping the company to become more efficient and to make sure that we're only turning out the highest quality of news for you. She is hoping that her time with Fightlete will aide her in her growth as a writer and editor.

Jerry Markarian

Assistant Editor in Chief

Jerry Markarian is a recent college graduate who has had a passion for writing for as long as he can remember. His dream is to become an influential journalist who strives to not only provide honest information, but also provide a voice to those who may have otherwise been rendered voiceless. Sports journalism has also been a passion of Jerry's for a very long time and he strives to one day combine those passions into a career where he is able to grow.

Drew Pierce


Drew Pierce is a senior journalism student at Ball State University and joins the Fightlete team in hopes of expanding his writing experience into combat sports. Through diversity in coverage and effective storytelling, he plans to give a voice to the voiceless and give readers quality content. In his personal life, he enjoys collecting sports memorabilia and fishing.

Narek Gasparyan

Writer/ Social Media Manager

Narek Gasparyan enjoys doing sports and reading. Since the age of 15, he casually got into boxing and would train with dumbbells each 20 kg. He also likes to  travel, especially to mediterranean countries. Narek has good skills in writing, researching, analyzing, and public speaking. He joined Fightlete because he wanted to be a part of an organization that deals with combat sports. He also wanted to join a company that will allow him to express the current skills that he possess and to grow professionally.

Patryk Stepien


Patryk Stepien is currently a Journalism student at the University of Strathclyde in Glascow, Scotland. Some of Patryk's interests include reading and writing. In his spare time, he also enjoys boxing, which is what lead him to come across Fightlete. With his time at Fightlete, he hopes to learn some valuable skills that he can use in his field of work! 

Chris Murphy


Chris Murphy has been a writer for a few years now and has experience in sketch comedy. He is excited to step into a new field and try something different. 

Peter Schiller

Social Media Manager/ Video Editor

Peter Schiller decided to join the Fightlete Report because he wanted to use his talents to make an impact on the world of mixed martial arts and boxing. He is currently in charge of Fightlete's social media, while also being our video editor.

Jenna Mendez

Social Media Manager/ Graphic Designer

Jenna is so excited to be a part of the Fightlete team. Jenna graduated from Aurora University with a Bachelor’s in Graphic Design in 2020 and is currently pursuing her master’s in Digital Marketing and Design and will graduate in 2021. In her free time, she loves to sketch, bowl, and hang out with her three dogs while binge watching “The Office”.

Kurt Konodi

Video Editor/ Production Assistant

Kurt decided to join the Fightlete Report because he is a big MMA fan. He thought that this would be a great opportunity to learn more about video production, while being surrounded by the sport.

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