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BJ Penn, Nik Lentz and why this fight should not happen

When BJ Penn (16-10-2) took to UFC Tonight on Wednesday to call out respected MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce and UFC vet Nik Lentz (25-7-2), it came as a bit of a surprise to fans who believed Penn had hung up his gloves for good after an emotional loss to Frankie Edgar last summer in Las Vegas. How did Dolce and Lentz react to Penn’s words? Let’s just say one took the high road...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn Wants To Fight Nik Lentz To Shut Mike Dolce Up

On the latest edition of UFC Tonight, retired UFC legend BJ Penn stated his interest in coming out of retirement to fight Nik Lentz as a way of settling an ongoing feud with former fighter turned diet guru Mike Dolce. Before we go any further let’s hit the rewind button to understand the bad blood between the two men. It all stems from when Penn hired Dolce to help him cut down...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

B.J. Penn ready to return from retirement, aims at grudge match versus Nik Lentz

Former two-division champion and UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn might not be done with his fighting career after all following an appearance on "UFC Tonight" where he all but announced his comeback to MMA. Penn was asked about his lackluster showing against Frankie Edgar in his final fight and the issues he had with his weight cut down to 145 pounds and the work he did with noted nutritionist...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 67: Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz (Video Highlights)

Charles Oliveira (pictured) put on quite the showing in front of his Brazilian brethren Saturday at UFC Fight Night 67. He used his knees and elbows to soften a game Nik Lentz up before sealing the deal in the third round. Oliveira jumped on Lentz’ neck with a tight guillotine choke and Lentz was forced to cry uncle. The official stoppage came at the 1:10 mark.The two walked away...
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira, Nik Lentz And Rony Jason Score Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 67

Following “UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves,” UFC president Dana White awarded Nik Lentz and Rony Jason each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday. Charles Oliveira (pictured) doubled up by scoring two bonus checks.UFC Fight Night 67 took place inside Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. Fight of the Night: Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz ($50...
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira submits Nik Lentz in frantic fight

Charles Oliveira went to front chokes early and often in his UFC Fight Night co-main event grudge rematch against Nik Lentz, and one finally paid off in the final round. The Brazilian sunk closure in to his years-long feud with Lentz with a guillotine choke from the mount at 1:10 of the third round. The two first met in 2011, with the fight ending in a no contest after an illegal...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Taps Out Nik Lentz In Entertaining UFC Fight Night 67 Battle

Charles Oliveira claimed victory tonight at UFC Fight Night 67 in his rematch with Nik Lentz, but he had to work very hard for it in an action-packed battle that was finally put to bed with a third round guillotine submission. Round One: Both men kick together. Lentz kicks to the body and gets the body lock looking for a takedown. Oliveira defending this against the cage for...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Lentz falls ill, fight cancelled for UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch

Top 10 featherweight contender Nik Lentz has fallen ill with the flu forcing him to withdraw from his bout on Saturday night against Levan Makashvili. UFC officials confirmed the news on Friday just before the FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch weigh-ins kicked off. Lentz was taking on Makashvili as the featured bout on the preliminary card airing on FOX Sports 1...
Via Fox Sports
February 13, 2015  |  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 in the Octagon...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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