Faizan Mirza is a UFC Writer at Essentially Sports. He has had a keen eye on the UFC since 2015 and is a fan of Conor McGregor because of his attitude and charisma. Faizan had been following McGregor's ascent in the sport. He is also an avid fight fan and follows fighters such as Sean O’Malley, Khamzat Chimaev, and Jon Jones. He has recently started to learn the techniques of boxing and MMA which add to his understanding of combat sports. Faizan aspires to become a sports agent and make a name for himself in the industry. In his free time, he likes to visit historical places and hill stations.