Shashank Wankhede is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. When it comes to boxing, the blockbuster film 'Rocky' sparked his interest in the sport. He holds Muhammad Ali in great regard and is a sincere admirer of his narrative, struggle, and accomplishments. After watching the 1974 fight between Ali and Joe Frazier in a video, he realized that boxing is much more than just two people battling it out in a ring. Shashank has also worked for one of India's most famous media houses, The Times of India, where he covered sports and beyond. He has also spent time as a creative writer in the reputed advertising and branding sector. His degree is a blend of interest and necessity and so, is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering at the G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering. Apart from being a professional sports author, Shashank also has a knack for writing poetry and has performed at various open mics.