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Charles Oliveira Vs Nik Lentz Scrapped From UFC Fight Night 50

Just hours before tonight’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Conneticut it’s emerged that the preliminary card fight between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz has been cancelled. Oliveira failed to make weight by 4lbs at yesterday’s weigh-ins and afterwards blamed a viral infection he had recently been suffering from for his inability to make weight at the first attempt. ‘Do Bronx’...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Pulled From Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 50 Bout with Nik Lentz

And then there were nine, as in only nine bouts that will appear in tonight’s “UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi” event after doctors refused to clear featherweight Charles Oliveira (pictured) for his scrap against Nik Lentz. According to the UFC, Oliveira was getting over a viral infection he contracted in Brazil, but suffered a setback earlier this week that caused him...
September 05, 2014  |  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...
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40: Salaries

Victorious headline star Matt Brown was the top earner at UFC Fight Night 40 on Saturday night, taking home a basic salary of $82,000. Close behind was UFC veteran Ed Herman who earned $80,000 for his win on the preliminary card. Also on the undercard, Nick Lentz trousered $58,000, while co-main event fighter Costas Philippou banked $46,000. See all the salaries from UFC Fight...
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May 12, 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

UFC Fight Night Cincinnati

UFC Fight Night Cincinnati When: May 10th, 2014 Where: U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio How: Fox Sports 1 Who: Justin Salas vs. Ben Wall Manny Gamburyan vs. Nik Lentz Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal
February 20, 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

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