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Charles Oliveira out of fight with Nik Lentz one day after missing weight

LEDYARD, Conn. -- A viral infection this week apparently caused Charles Oliveira to miss weight Thursday. Now, it's going to keep him out of his fight altogether. The UFC announced Friday afternoon that Oliveira has been pulled from his bout with Nik Lentz, which was scheduled for the prelims of UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1: Souza vs. Mousasi. Oliveira fell ill this morning...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz Rematch Set for UFC Fight Night Foxwoods

For a freebie fight card, UFC Fight Night Foxwoods is getting quite the star-studded treatment. UFC officials have added a featherweight rematch between Charles Oliveira (pictured) and Nik Lentz to the September 5 event. The 145-pounders initially met in June 2011. Oliveira landed an illegal knee on Lentz, which went unnoticed by the referee. The Brazilian promptly pounced and slapped...
Via 5thRound.com
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40 Weigh-In Video: Matt Brown, Erick Silva On Weight

UFC Fight Night 40 takes place tomorrow night from the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The main event of the show features a battle of welterweights as Matt Brown faces off against Erick Silva. The co-feature has Lorenz Larkin against Costa Philippou in middleweight action. Earlier today, the weigh-ins today took place at the same arena where the fight card takes place tomorrow...
Via Between The Ropes
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes one step closer to title shot after besting Nik Lentz

Video: Highlights: Mendes vs. Lentz There was just something about Nik Lentz and his pre-fight interviews that got under Chad Mendes' skin. Several times leading up to the bout on Saturday, Mendes remarked how Lentz was just too cocky and talked too much trash for a fighter that hadn't proved himself against an elite featherweight so he was going to teach him a lesson...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Manny Gamburyan Injured Again, Hacran Dias Now Fights Nik Lentz at UFC on FX 8

For the second time in as many scheduled fights, Manny Gamburyan (pictured) will be forced to withdraw with an injury. This time, the featherweight has to pull out of May 18′s scrap with Hacran Dias. Have no fear, Nik Lentz is here. The UFC announced Monday evening that Lentz has agreed to meet Dias at “UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold.” Gamburyan was slated to face Chad Mendes...
Via 5thRound.com
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Nik Lentz Replaces Injured Gamburyan At UFC on FX 8

Yet another injury has befallen on the UFC on FX 8 card in Santa Catarina, Brazil. Manny Gamburyan has been forced out of his scheduled bout with Hacran Dias and replaced with rising featherweight Nik Lentz. The UFC announced the change on Monday afternoon.  Hacran Dias picked up a decision win over Yuri Alcantara in his UFC debut back at UFC 147 in Brazil. Now riding a 9-fight...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 150 adds Lentz-Mitsuoka, Bermudez-Hayden, Kuiper-Hamman

The Ultimate Fighting Championship have announced three additional bouts for the UFC 150 fight card in Denver, Colorado. In featherweight action, Nik Lentz (21-5-2) will square off against Eiji Mitsuoka (18-8-2). Lentz will look to put an end to a three fight win-less streak after going unbeaten in his first six UFC bouts. Submission specialist Mitsuoka is seeking his first win...
Via MMA Interplay
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Nik Lentz Posts Picture of Battered Eye

According to lightweight Nik Lentz, his left eye doesn’t hurt nearly as badly as it looks. Lentz dropped a TKO loss to Evan Dunhan on Saturday night at “UFC on FOX” after the cageside doctor erred on the side of caution and called their scrap prior to the start of the third and final round. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan suggested a broken orbital bone caused the bottom...
Via 5thRound.com
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Lentz Hopes to Prove His Worth to UFC Against Dunham

Even though his loss to Mark Bocek last month was his first in eight UFC bouts, Nik Lentz believes he could have been cut afterward.
Via Sherdog
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Lentz: Fans Will Notice After I Beat Bocek

Nik Lentz has zero losses in seven UFC appearances, but his workmanlike performances haven’t generated much positive attention yet.
Via Sherdog
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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