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Max Hamid

Max Hamid
A recent languages graduate from Bristol who is rugby mad and a keen fan of MMA. Building a portfolio of sports articles as he tries try to crack the sports writing industry. [email protected]

Australia 45-20 Argentina: Player Ratings As Strong Second Half Sees Aussies Secure The Points

Once again Argentina fade badly after such a bright spark. How many times does it need to be said? Australia looked a bit shell-shocked in the opening exchanges and subsequently reacted positively to some harsh words from Michael Cheika at half-time. Here are how the players fared in the contest. Argentina 1. Lucas Nogueira 5 A penalty and two free-kicks …

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Video: Five Internet Sensations Who Are Destined For Greatness

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 08: Damian Willemse of the Stormers during the Super Rugby match between DHL Stormers and Sunwolves at DHL Newlands on July 08, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Petri Oeschger/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

Nowadays every schoolboy rugby player seems to have a tribute video before they’ve even had a sniff at a professional contract.    But, every now and then you come across a genuine freak of nature who oozes class. We’ve picked out some of the most exciting talents based on their highlights videos and performances here. _________ 5. Damian Willemse Willemse …

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England Player Watch For The Autumn Internationals

This segment will focus on players who are putting their hands up for selection in the run up to the Autumn internationals each week. Form plays such a huge factor in the run up to International selection and one bad game, one red card or one injury could send a familiar faces down the pecking order, such is the the …

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Ranking And Rating The Top UFC Weight Divisions

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: Conor McGregor punches Nate Diaz during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

UFC is back people! The McGregor boxing circus is over and the Irishman is sidelined for now, so let’s turn our attention to the sweet art of MMA. UFC 215 lacks high profile, big names for the casual fan, but there are some insane fights on that card. Cejudo v Reis, Magny v Dos Anjos, Nunes v Shevchenko. However, the …

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Key Head To Head Clashes In The Rugby Championship This Weekend

The first set of fixtures are over and done with which means new match-ups and some new faces. Here are a few intriguing head-to-heads that could determine the outcome in the next set of Rugby Championship fixtures. _____ New Zealand Vs Argentina Santiago Cordero Vs Nehe Milner-Skudder This could be a whole lot of fun. Two of the best hot steppers …

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Ranking The Deadliest Aviva Premiership Backlines

It’s finally here, the wait is over, English club rugby is back and it feels like the quality only gets better and better by the season. The strength in depth and options available to England will make most games intriguing for English fans who should witness some mouth watering clashes over the season. Let’s take a look at each side’s …

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New Zealand 35-29 Australia: Player Ratings

What a game. New Zealand versus Australia on Saturday was an all-time classic packed full of drama, edge and some truly world-class rugby.   Compared to the abysmal performance last week, the Wallabies showed why they are still one of the most dangerous teams on the planet. But, ultimately, the All Blacks’ class shone through. Here’s how the players fared …

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Six Factors In Favour Of A Sensational Conor McGregor Victory

With just hours to go before one of the most eagerly anticipated fights ever, Max Hamid takes a look at six factors in favour of a Conor McGregor win over Floyd Mayweather.  The boxing world has not taken kindly to this fight. The majority of boxing pundits, coaches and fighters see Conor McGregor as an imposter who is tarnishing the …

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