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Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey

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Jonathan is the founder and president of EventHubs. He's been playing fighting games actively since 1991, back when Street Fighter 2 was released. He's dabbled in all fighting games over the years, from Mortal Kombat, Tekken, Super Smash Bros. and even Dragon Ball FighterZ.

He's also a full stack developer, familiar with Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, plus web and database technologies like Apache, UWSGI, PostgreSQL, Django and more.

Grey worked for an E. W. Scripps newspaper, in a fast-paced newsroom as the online editor, before he started EventHubs back in 2007.

Jonathan is the co-host of the EventHubs Podcast where he helps break down the latest news and information in the fighting game community.

From Street Fighter to Mortal Kombat, and all other stops in between, he's devoted decades of his life to finding and sharing news and information about fighting games with fans of the genre.



Past stories:
Fox Sports is using virtual fans in Unreal Engine to look like a traditional MLB game, fighting game events using this technology would be interesting
COVID-19 has turned the world upside down for sporting and fighting game community events. Ever since the NBA decided to suspend play back on March...


Comparing the PC and PlayStation 4 versions of Street Fighter 5 online showed me Sony's machine has problems keeping up
Hearing reports that Street Fighter 5 was a better experience on PC than the PlayStation 4, I switched over from that console to the computer a year...


Ryu from Street Fighter may have sucker punched Sagat to give him his scar, or not, depending on who you ask
One of the most iconic moments in the history of fighting games may have gone down in a way you didn't expect... or maybe it did, depending on who's...


I badly needed to be reminded of why I love fighting games, and I found answers in my past
There are a million reasons why I've fallen in love with fighting games through the years, and decided to devote a large portion of my life to...


Street Fighter subreddit tournament raises over $17,000 for Black Lives Matter charities
The Street Fighter subreddit recently hosted a tournament for Black Lives Matter charities which has currently raised over $17,000 USD. According to a...


EVO 2020 online tournament results should be on par with the offline tournament results of the past
If you're expecting the results for EVO 2020 online to be radically different than what we've been seeing in the fighting game community through the...


Urien has not come close to proving he's the #1 character in Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition
We've seen notable Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition players state that Urien is the #1 character in the game, but I wanted to cut through some of...


We could potentially see FGC tournaments return quicker after the coronavirus pandemic with a cellphone app that reports health status
We're still in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but talk of how to get back to our normal lives is already starting to surface. The...


Sony's supply of PlayStation 5s reported to be limited, but Nintendo has made this approach work many times
Some potential bad news came down today about Sony's PlayStation 5 via a report from Bloomberg.According to sources close to the matter, Sony is...


You're not required to purchase Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition to keep playing the game
I've been seeing some confusion today on if players will be required to buy the Champion Edition update of Street Fighter 5 to keep playing the game,...