Mayur Soni is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. His journey as an MMA fan started with Conor McGregor?s historic 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo in 2015, which sparked his love for the sport. Since then, he has closely followed the sport and gained an in-depth understanding of its nuances, which reflects in his insightful and analytical writing. Mayur's article on Kamaru Usman's injury displays his dedication to providing comprehensive coverage of athletes from various perspectives. In addition to his love for combat sports, Mayur is also an avid marathon runner. His experience as a marathon runner has given him a deep appreciation for the connection between the mind and body, which he sees reflected in the sport of MMA. As a writer, Mayur's background in theatre also informs his approach to storytelling, allowing him to craft engaging and captivating articles that bring MMA to life for readers.