Chance Barancik

<strong>Your friendly neighborhood MMA enthusiast. </strong>
  • UFC 248: Romero returns for what could be his last shot at UFC gold

    This weekend, “The Soldier of God” Yoel Romero (13-4) makes his return to the Octagon to take on the Middleweight Champion Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya (18-0), in what many are speculating could be his last chance to obtain the prestigious UFC gold. I have seen many say that...
  • The Blessed Express chugging into UFC 245

    Holloway returns this Saturday to defend his Featherweight Championship against a new hungry contender, Alex Volkanovski. It will all go down in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the T-Mobile Arena. During the lead up to this fight, Holloway has been asked many questions. But the one that keeps coming up...
  • UFC DC: Jairzinho Rozenstruik is back again

    There is a new dog in the Heavyweight Division, and his name is Jairzinho “Bigi Boy” Rozenstruik. Rozenstruik is only three fights into his UFC career, and he has made sure that each one them was ended with a finish. In Rozenstruik’s last two fights combined, he was out...
  • UFC 243: “The Reaper” looking to claim another soul

    The fight we have all been waiting for is coming up thick and fast — as Robert Whittaker is set to make the walk to defend his Middleweight Championship against the Interim Champion, Isreal Adesanya, on his home soil in Melbourne, Australia. With the sold-out Marvel Stadium filled with...
  • Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and his journey to UFC 242

    The day is finally almost upon us, this Saturday at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates the Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his belt on the line against the man who currently holds the Interim Lightweight Championship, Dustin Poirier, in the main event of UFC...
  • UFC 241: The return of Stipe Miocic

    Stipe Miocic is returning after over a year hiatus to throw down in a rematch at UFC 241 in the main event, against the man who took his title last year with a devastating knockout Daniel Cormier. Miocic is one of the more respectful fighters but Cormier has seemed...
  • Robbie Lawler might show us just how “Ruthless” he is at UFC Newark

    “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler returns this Saturday after a controversial loss to Ben Askren back at UFC 235. Lawler is set to scrap Colby “Chaos” Covington in the main event at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on ESPN, where he is surely coming in with full intentions to...
  • UFC 240: “The Blessed Express” returns to 145

    “The Blessed Express” is making its return to the 10th island this weekend for UFC 240 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. After recently being derailed at lightweight at the hands of Dustin Poirier, Max Holloway is now back on the tracks, and headed full speed into his kingdom of 145...
  • UFC 239: A closer look at Jorge Masvidal

    This Saturday, UFC 239 takes place in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada, where Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal is set to go up against Ben “Funky” Askren, in what should be an interesting bout. Masvidal holds a record of 33-13, including 14 KOs, 2 Submissions and 17...
  • UFC 238: A closer look at Ferguson vs. Cerrone

    UFC 238 is set to bring you wars this Saturday. But one bout that catches my eye, dubbed as “The Peoples Main Event” by Ariel Helwani, is between two athletes who are the definition of warriors. A cowboy saddling up to ride into the depths of hell to find...