By: Oli Harris
Mystic Zach – We talk to Zach Hirsch about his meteoric rise and the future of the fight game
About Zach Hirsch
Zach Hirsch, 19, widely known as Mystic Zach, is the most popular and most accurate young sports analyst and handicapper in the world. At only seventeen years old, Zach picked over 90% of all football, basketball and combat sports correctly in 2019.
Amazingly he picked 21 straight college football games correctly including the SEC Championship, the College Semi-Finals and the National Championship Game. He has predicted hundreds of boxing, MMA and most recently BKFC Bareknuckle bouts correctly in addition to accurately calling the last four NFL Super Bowls. Zach, who has interviewed some of the top combat sports stars and influencers in the world including Floyd Mayweather, Sugar Rashad Evans, Shannon Briggs, Logan Paul, Jake Paul and more, has quickly become one of the hottest influencers in the sports analytics world.
He has 500,000 followers on his iPickWins Instagram account and thousands of visitors to his website www.ipickwins.com.
In Today’s Podcast, Oli and Zach talk about…
• How Zach got into picking winners, and why he loves all sports • How studying lots and lots of games is key to his strategy
• Appealing to the Gen Z fan
• Boxing and the future of PPV
• Some of his favourite interviews like Canelo, Fury and more
• Fury, Joshua, Wilder and Uysk – The heavyweight merry go round
• What he has coming up!
It was great talking to Zach, who amazingly makes all this happen whilst having just aced his first year at college as well. Incredible!
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