Editors

Ajinkya Aswale

Ajinkya Aswale

Ajinkya Aswale works as a combat sports editor for First Sportz. His love for sports and reading makes him a great fit for the role. Apart from that he's also interested in writing, music and playing instruments. Eventually, he'd love to explore the world and share his adventures through any medium possible.
Anjum Ash.

Anjum Ash.

Ash is an amateur Astronomer and citizen scientist for NASA. Raised in Bahrain, Ash grew up close to the Formula 1 and GP2 scene. But it was football that would eventually draw her into mainstream sports, and she totally fell in love with Barça. Part of the spectator sports industry since 2018, before Anfield that is, Ash has worked with a handful of renowned outlets including The Nation of Blaugrana and Barca International Cules. She covers Evergreens for FirstSportz and is a Culer for life.
Armaan Agarwal

Armaan Agarwal

Armaan Agarwal is a Formula 1 Subhead and author at Firstsportz. He has been a Motorsports writer for over six years a journey that started in 2017 with his own F1 blog. Armaan has been part of the Firstsportz for over a year and has published more than 1000 articles. His experience, passion for racing, and in-depth knowledge of the sport enable him to give racing fans worldwide a unique perspective of the sport. Armaan has always loved cars and it was Sebastian Vettel that made him a passionate F1 fan. Armaan is presently studying Mass Communication at St Xavier's University Kolkata.
Gerard Crispin

Gerard Crispin

Gerard Crispin is an editor at FirstSportz. He has been a part of the site since 2020. Crispin, has published over 3500 articles in Combat Sports, across multiple websites. Never-ending love for brawn and lifting heavy weights drove Gerard Crispin towards developing an interest in combat sports. Besides this, he closely follows a number of sports, viz. Football, MMA, Cricket and Tennis. He is a Gooner for life.
Gouri Das

Gouri Das

Gouri Das is a cricket writer at FirstSportz. Despite always being a sporty kid, she disliked being inactive in one place for a long time to watch a match. But after the Ind vs Pak match of the 2016 Asia Cup, she rather got glued to the TV screen. That year she watched the major cricket tournaments, WWE matches, and the Olympics (especially Usain Bolt's races). After reading about the big names in tennis and becoming an ardent follower, she dreams of visiting Wimbledon one day.
Sumedh Joshi

Sumedh Joshi

Sumedh Joshi is an NFL writer at FirstSportz. The spontaneity of the game and the physicality in football fascinate him, according to him, it is one of the most demanding sports globally and one of the most exciting as well. It is hard for him to pick a team to favor but if he had to, he would never bet against Tom Brady.
Justin P Joy

Justin P Joy

Justin P Joy is a Motorsports writer and editor at FirstSportz. He has been a motorsport journalist since 2020 and has published over 2000 articles. Justin has extensively covered two NASCAR, Formula One, and Moto GP seasons for FirstSportz. He has invested more than a decade of his life on Motorsports, first as a fan and later as a dedicated writer. Justin’s in-depth knowledge of Motorsports and his experience as a fan make his writing resonate with most racing fans worldwide. Justin's love for racing started when he discovered Moto GP at the age of 8. That love later guided him into the world of Formula 1. He fell in love with NASCAR after watching Tom Cruise’s “Days of Thunder” and has been an avid follower of the premier stock car racing series since. He has also been investing his time to exploring WEC, WRC, Formula E, Extreme E, and IndyCar in a bid to deeply understand the culture and history of Motorsports to present a unique perspective to the fans.
Laxman Naren

Laxman Naren

Laxman is a content writer at FirstSportz. He has immense knowledge in the field of Cricket and Tennis that is being portrayed in his writing. With playing different sports like Cricket, Hockey, Tennis, and more, Laxman has developed a deeper connection with this field and is willing to explore it deeper. When he is not lost in the world of sports, he is pursuing his bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Laxman's other hobbies include coding and playing music.
Nidhin Shibu

Nidhin Shibu

Nidhin is an editor and writer specializing in MMA and Boxing. With over 8 months of experience editing articles in these sports, he connects them to pop culture. He has a Masters Degree in English Literature. He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree, specializing in Film Studies. His deep passion for MMA started in 2017, triggered by the Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones fight. Nidhin's literature background drives his love for storytelling, which he intertwines with MMA narratives. He previously freelanced in sports content writing for a year and enjoys watching thriller series, films, and anime, aspiring to write thrilling stories one day.
Nikhil Sonmali

Nikhil Sonmali

Nikhil is an NFL editor at FirstSportz. He has more than two years of experience in the sports industry pertaining to various departments that include Marketing and Communications, Social Media, Content Analysis & Writer. Currently intrigued by the sport of American football and the NFL. He is on a quest to understand why and how does this sport connects so deeply with people. An eternal sports lover, he has a curious mind to learn about different sports and their different sides right from its different domains pertaining to sports business, sports management, and on-field play analysis. When he is not following his love for sports, he is busy following his other endeavors like movies, anime, books, and trekking.
Ritesh Pathak

Ritesh Pathak

A Journalism graduate who always had that love for sports, I try to write my heart out. I have been working in the industry for more than two years. While I started by writing about cricket, soon I developed interest into other sports, especially tennis.
Prateek Athanur

Prateek Athanur

Prateek Athanur leads the combat sports team with great enthusiasm. Having worked for more than 2 years and writing over 2500 articles, he oversees major content operations in the website. A connoisseur of Football, MMA, Cricket, and Basketball and is always down to banter. The Conor - Khabib rivalry drew him into the sport and there has been no turning back ever since. Prateek loves a good underdog story and there isn't a sport in this world that produces upsets like mixed martial arts.
Rishabh Negi

Rishabh Negi

Rishabh Negi has been working as an F1 author at FirstSportz for over 2 years and has so far written over 2000 articles. From writing intriguing short news copies to writing well-researched long stables, he is extremely adept at doing pretty much everything. Rishabh ardently follows the pinnacle of motor racing and is also a passionate supporter of the Arsenal football team. He has done his Master's degree from the Delhi School of Economics and sees writing about F1, as something, that allows him to disconnect from the everyday ups and downs of life.
Safeer Marottickal Sakeer

Safeer Marottickal Sakeer

Safeer Marottickal Sakkeer is an MMA writer FirstSportz. He has been a combat sports enthusiast since 2015. Safeer has extensive knowledge of the history of MMA. He has invested more than a decade of his life in Combat Sports, first as a fan and practitioner and now as a dedicated writer. His in-depth knowledge of Combat Sports and his experience as a fan makes his writing resonate with most fight fans worldwide. Safeer’s love for Combat Sports started when he saw Rocky at 7 with his grandfather. That love later guided him to take Karate lessons at school and later boxing. He fell in love with combat sports after watching the films, Never Back Down and Warrior. Since watching Demetrious Johnson defeat Kyoji Horiguchi, he has been an avid follower of the sport of MMA. He has also been investing time in exploring Professional Boxing, Glory Kickboxing, Olympic Wrestling, and Karate Combat.
Suteekshan Joshi

Suteekshan Joshi

Suteekshan Joshi is the content manager and editor for the WWE division at FirstSportz, with over 1 year of experience in the media field. His passion and love for sports have driven him closer to the media industry. From being a WWE fan since the age of five to representing his state in national-level chess competitions, Suteekshan has a knack for living life to the fullest. Apart from being a WWE fan, Suteekshan is also an eSports enthusiast, having won the ESL 2018 CR Lan. When he's not working or playing, you can find him binge-watching comedy series/movies.
Vansh Shah

Vansh Shah

Vansh is a dedicated content writer and editor with a remarkable flair for crafting engaging and compelling content. With a love for WWE that dates back to 2009, a deep appreciation for sitcoms, a passion for cricket, and a penchant for diving into the world of novels. Vansh writes with enthusiasm about the world of professional wrestling and brings the same to the FirstSportz team.
Vibhor Pal

Vibhor Pal

Vibhor got introduced to professional wrestling in 2014. With an initial instinct to identify the domain of sports entertainment, he fell in love with WWE. Having spearheaded the same division for FirstSportz, he's been a part of their WWE team since April 2022. When not jotting down the content on WordPress or engrossed in studies, he could be found listening to Kishore Da's golden hits.

Authors

Abhijay Roy

Abhijay Roy

Abhijay Roy is a boxing and MMA content writer at FirstSportz. He has a bachelor's degree in English (Hons) from Amity University. Apart from being an aspiring writer and having great proficiency in English, Abhijay has also been an avid combat sports fan since his childhood. In his earliest recollection of his childhood, he remembers receiving a punching bag filled with cotton and a pair of gloves. Abhijay's love for the sport continued, and he became an amateur boxer in Nepal in the lightweight division (60 kg) from 2016 to 2019. Abhijay has fought in several amateur boxing tournaments that were held in Kathmandu, Nepal, and has a record of 6-2-1 (W-L-D).
Achintya A A

Achintya A A

Decent artist, writer and tennis player. Mediocre software engineer. With a passion for tennis and creative fields, I usually convey my thoughts through my forehands, or on a sheet of paper (a word document counts too).
Aditya Pandya

Aditya Pandya

Aditya Pandya is a Formula 1 content writer at FirstSportz. Currently pursuing BTech from MIT ADT, Pune, his engineering degree makes him quite fascinated with the tech side of F1. A long time motor racing fan, Aditya was pulled towards the world of Formula 1 when he saw the iconic title battle between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton in 2021. Presently, he aims to channel his passion for Formula 1 through his writing and also wishes to attend the Monaco GP once in his lifetime. Aditya is also a big time gamer and loves to play FPS games. He is a massive fan of Daniel Ricciardo
Ameetosh Dash

Ameetosh Dash

Ameetosh is a writer specializing in MMA and boxing. He’s a BBA graduate with great enthusiasm towards combat sports and sports in general. Ameetosh got into MMA after experiencing the iconic rivalry between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. Currently he is trying his best to create stories to make the readers feel something similar.
Anugrah Tyagi

Anugrah Tyagi

Anugrah is a passionate content writer with a deep-rooted love for pop culture. Since 2014, he has been an avid fan of WWE, finding inspiration in its dynamic storytelling. Anugrah channels his creative energy into writing poems, songs, and sharing his life experiences through engaging narratives. His words not only capture the essence of moments but also reflect their vibrant imagination. With a unique blend of fandom and creative expression, Anugrah continues to carry the enthusiasm and energy to connect with readers on a profound level.
Dibaas.M

Dibaas.M

Dibaas is an avid combat sports enthusiast and an MMA writer at FirstSportz. His knack of the sport started early, ranging as far back as UFC 81: Breaking Point; the first match watched. Barring a few years in the middle, he got back in the fold watching the rise of the likes of Conor McGregor, Kamaru Usman, and others... He also happens to be in the habit of writing, wherein his interests collide. He loves to report on anything and everything within the combat sports bubble. He has helped in freelance social redesign and rebranding for a few Instagram businesses, as well as digital/manual art restoration. He has a year of experience as Community service Associate, 4+ years of experience as a freelance content writer, and a year of experience in target-oriented writing. Currently, he delves into topics of MMA, Boxing, and Kickboxing to the best of his ability and share it with a dedicated audience.
Geetansh Pasricha

Geetansh Pasricha

Geetansh Pasricha is an F1 author at FirstSportz. As a Journalism student at VIPS-TC, Geetansh has a special interest in reporting on affairs related to Motorsports. Having discovered his love for the sport in 2019, Geetansh became a die-hard fan ever since and invested over half a decade of life for the sport as fan. While he is a 'neutral fan' for the most part, his heart ends up rooting for (and breaking over) Ferrari quite often. His favourite driver is Sebastian Vettel and he wants to meet the German someday.
Ishan Misra

Ishan Misra

Ishan Misra is a journalist with FirstSportz who covers NFL and college football. He has published over 1000 articles. Ishan's obsession with the football began watching Tom Brady lifting his sixth Super Bowl beating the Rams. Since then he has been hooked to the nitty gritty of the Gridiron.
Joseph Varghese

Joseph Varghese

Joseph Varghese is a fresher in the sports media industry. Writing and sports being a passion, he has combined the two to put his points down for the world to read. He has always been a basketball fan along with NFL and motorsports.
Kalp Pankaj Thaker

Kalp Pankaj Thaker

Kalp Thaker is a hardworking content writer who has a deep-love for sports and games. He has been a passionate WWE fan and grew up watching it since 2013. He is a sports enthusiast and always tries to portray different emotions of fans through his writing. He loves to dive into statistics and numbers, which helps him to get a deep knowledge about sports. He loves to watch cricket and football.
Kartik Mudaliar

Kartik Mudaliar

Kartik is an aspiring Sports Journalist. His love for sports is immense, loves to read and write about various sports such as NBA, Football, F1 and Tennis. In-depth Research Writing and Article writing is his Forte. In his free time he spends his time with his Family and Friends. Playing Football as well as gaming are some of his hobbies.
Mokshit Batra

Mokshit Batra

Mokshit is a WWE Content Writer at Firstsportz. He has been a fan of professional wrestling for over 10 years. The perfect blend between fiction and reality that professional wrestling offers has always amazed him. In his free time, he is seen racking his mind at a chess board or playing with his pet dog, Softy.
Neial Nishant Bhuyan

Neial Nishant Bhuyan

Neial N Bhuyan is a boxing/MMA writer at FirstSportz. He has been a MMA journalist since 2023 and has published over 500 articles. Neial has extensively covered multiple UFC title fights and crossover boxing matches for FirstSportz. He has invested over half a decade of his life in writing and the exciting prospect of mixed martial arts and boxing has enriched his life and helped him resonate with the millions of MMA fans worldwide through his writing. Neial himself has ventured into the world of boxing ever since he started writing about combat sports. The rich culture and cerebral nature of the game have helped him better understand the multiple nuances and intricate details of the sport. He has also invested time exploring the lives of the incredible athletes who have dedicated themselves to MMA and boxing. This in turn has helped Neial better present the rich culture and spirit of mixed martial arts and boxing to the world.
Pratyusha Srivastava

Pratyusha Srivastava

Pratyusha is a budding writer in the field of sports. She covers NFL for Firstsportz. Although she has worked with variety of companies like Startup Talky and CodeCoinCap in the past, she recently started moving towards her passion aka football. Her first tryst with the sport was when she was a child and she has been hooked ever since. Apart from football she also has an inclination for Cricket and NBA.
Satvika Deshpande

Satvika Deshpande

Satvika Deshpande is a sports and basketball enthusiast. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors opened the door for her into the NBA world. With watching games she also enjoys writing. After graduating with a bachelor of psychology degree, she is aiming to pursue a career in psychology with her passion for basketball on the side.
Sherwin Shaju

Sherwin Shaju

Sherwin Shaju is a Football writer at FirstSportz. Lionel Messi's 2014 World Cup run introduced him to Football and he's stuck around ever since. Even though he's a Blaugrana at heart, Sherwin is a die-hard fan of Kerala Blasters in the ISL as well. He constantly strives to bring a unique perspective to his pieces and has over 300 articles to his name. Sherwin is passionate about the game, both on and off the field. When he's not watching football he's busy looking out for football jerseys. Sherwin is an English honours graduate from Delhi University.
Ubong Archibong

Ubong Archibong

Ubong Richard is an NBA writer at FirstSportz. He has been an NBA writer since November 2023. His love for basketball and especially LeBron James makes his work inspiring and fun for readers worldwide. Ubong believes in adding value to any system, as this is his greatest skillset. He is currently a fourth year medical student studying to become a dental surgeon at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. If he’s not following NBA games, you can catch him watching football especially Chelsea games.
Zaid Quraishi

Zaid Quraishi

Zaid is a dedicated content writer with a specialised focus on MMA and Boxing. He is a master's graduate in medical technology and combines his scientific knowledge with combat sports to create compelling stories that reveal the mechanics behind the punches. Zaid was instantly hooked on MMA after watching the fight between Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi back in 2014. He has been an avid writer with a deep love for the sport and its techniques, providing readers with a thorough understanding of the sport. Zaid hopes to captivate the sports world through his writing, operating as a bridge between the sphere of combat athletes and their passionate fan base.

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