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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

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

Chad Mendes & Nik Lentz To Throw Down At UFC On Fox 9

  Team Alpha Male member Chad Mendes (15-1, pictured) is set to face off against Nik Lentz (24-5-2 (1nc)) at UFC on Fox 9, with UFC officials recently confirming the bout for the Sacramento based event. Mendes will be looking to continue his winning run, which currently stands at four, as he hopes to earn […]
Via MMAInsider
September 18, 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...
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 of...
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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