194 Search Results for nik lentz

Sep 10, 2016 5:46 pm

UFC 203 Results: Nik Lentz TKO’s Michael McBride

A lightweight scrap between Nik Lentz (27-7-2 MMA) and Michael McBride (8-2 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 203 preliminary card in Cleveland, Ohio. Round one begins and McBride lands a right hand followed by a leg kick. Lentz is able to score with a nice left hand. McBride charges forward and Lentz uses Michael’s...

Jan 23, 2016 8:16 am

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn once again

Recently it was announced that our namesake BJ Penn would be coming out of retirement to chase the featherweight championship. With Greg Jackson in his corner, Penn hopes to capture the featherweight championship and become the first man in UFC history to hold a championship belt in 3 weight classes. While a fight with Nik...

Jan 13, 2016 8:55 pm

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn’s callout

It was revealed via social media recently that our namesake BJ Penn will be training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The move was in anticipation of a potential fight with fellow UFC featherweight Nik Lentz, however in an open letter to MMAFighting, Lentz has laid out his terms and conditions for a...

Dec 19, 2015 2:55 pm

UFC on FOX 17 Results: Nik Lentz defeats Danny Castillo via split-decision

A lightweight bout between Nik Lentz (26-7-2 MMA) and Danny Castillo (17-10 MMA) took place during the UFC on FOX 17 prelims. Lentz opens the fight up with a knee to the body of Castillo. Nice left hand lands for Castillo but Lentz returns fire with a body kick. Lentz grabs a hold of a guillotine choke...

Nov 2, 2015 9:13 am

Mendes: ‘Nik Lentz would destroy McGregor’

Some critics have ridiculed top featherweight Chad “Money” Mendes’ conditioning after his loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 189. Mendes took the McGregor fight on short notice and has made it clear that a full camp would result in a different outcome. “The only people that are questioning my conditioning are Conor McGregor nut-hangers, and...

Oct 1, 2015 12:41 pm

Nik Lentz Accepts Penn’s Challenge –– ‘I’ll Fight You Anytime’

On Wednesday’s episode of ‘UFC Tonight,‘ UFC Hall of Fame fighter and former two-division champion BJ Penn joined Michael Bisping and Kenny Florian for an interview. In the middle of the interview, after Florian asked about a past situation with Mike Dolce, Penn issued a challenge, telling Dolce to get his guy Nik Lentz and...

Oct 1, 2015 10:06 am

BJ Penn Explains Mike Dolce & Nik Lentz Call Out

On Wednesday’s episode of ‘UFC Tonight’ UFC Hall of Fame fighter and two-division champion BJ Penn joined hosts Michael Bisping and Kenny Florian for a one-on-one interview. At first it seemed like he was there to talk about life outside the cage and what he’s been up to since his retirement, but then, when asked...

Sep 30, 2015 5:22 pm

BJ Penn Wants To Return And Fight Nik Lentz At Featherweight

UFC Hall of Famer and former two-division champion BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn just appeared on Wednesday night’s episode of ‘UFC Tonight’ and announced that he wants to return to the UFC and fight Nik Lentz at featherweight. Penn explained his reasoning, saying that he’s sick of hearing about Mike Dolce and wants to fight Lentz, who...

Jun 1, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira (Highlights)

Nik Lentz put in a fighting effort against Charles Oliveira, but Oliveira would put on one of the best performances of his career this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 67. Relive the fight that won Oliveira an extra $100K in bonuses! Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

Feb 13, 2015 4:17 pm

Nik Lentz Forced Off Tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 60 Event

Doctors have pulled Nick Lentz from his UFC Fight Night 60 featherweight bout against Levan Makashvili, due to illness. According to reports Lentz was suffering from flu like symptoms, and deemed unfit for competition.

Sep 29, 2014 8:03 am

PHOTO | Nik Lentz Slams Conor McGregor

Following Conor McGregor’s dominant performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Nik Lentz began taking shots at the Irishman via social media. First, Lentz Tweeted McGregor, now he’s sending pictures via Instagram. Check it out: The only Fuck I have to give to all the McGregor nut huggers on my Twitter. #HatersPayMyBills

Sep 29, 2014 7:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Nik Lentz Calls Out Conor McGregor

Following his dominant, quick, 1st round KO over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 this past weekend, Conor McGregor’s name was potentially thrown in for a title shot against the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes. Nik Lentz has something to say about that, and took to Twitter to do so. .@TheNotoriousMMA You've ducked me...

Feb 21, 2014 9:35 am

Nik Lentz vs. Manny Gamburyan announced for UFC Fight Night 40

On Thursday night, a new bout was added was added to the ever growing UFC Fight Night 40 card. Lightweights Nik Lentz and Manny Gamburyan are set to face off at the event slated for May 10th in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lentz just fought his last battle on December 14th against Chad Mendez, coming out on...

Dec 14, 2013 9:33 pm

.gif | Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz Highlights

Chad Mendes increased his win streak tonight, stretching it to 5 with his unanimous decision win over Nick Lentz. While he did indeed fight to a decision, it was an entertaining and dominant win. Here are the highlights: Here’s More: .gif | “Might Mouse” K.O.’s Benavidez Early In The First .gif | Urijah Faber Chokes...

Sep 18, 2013 6:54 am

Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz set for UFC on FOX 9

Yesterday, UFC officials announced that a key featherweight bout between Chad “Money” Mendes (15-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 9 card set for December 14 in Sacramento, California. Chad “Money” Mendes is coming off a third-round TKO victory over Clay Guida, which occured at August’s UFC 164 event in...

Aug 8, 2013 3:40 pm

Nik Lentz used $65,000 ‘FOTN’ bonus for father’s life-saving operation

Kevin Iole has for years chronicled MMA with great depth for Yahoo Sports. In this must-read piece for any true fan of the sport, he details how UFC featherweight Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) came to spend his $65,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus vs. Evan Dunham at UFC on Fox 2 on January...

Nov 2, 2012 6:36 am

Diego Nunes to Face Nik Lentz on Yet to be Named Brazil Card in January

  The UFC has booked another fight for their January 19 event in Brazil. Portal do Vale Tudo a Brazilian website is reporting on a featherweight bout between Nik Lentz and Diego Nunes. Lentz began his UFC career with a 5-0-1 run that included wins over Rafaello Oliveira, Tyson Griffin and Andre Winner. Since then...

Mar 24, 2012 7:56 am

Quick Twitt | Nik Lentz Confirms Drop to 145 Pound Division

After going unbeaten in his first seven Octagon appearances, Nik Lentz took defeat to Mark Bocek and Evan Dunham in his last two outings. The two losses are apparently all it took for the former lightweight to make a shift and try his hand at the featherweight division currently ruled over by Jose Aldo. Read...

Feb 11, 2017 5:55 pm

UFC 208 Results: Islam Makhachev defeats Nik Lentz

A lightweight bout between Nik Lentz and Islam Makhachev took place on tonight’s UFC 208 prelims. Round one begins and Nik immediately engages Islam in the clinch. Makhachev scores a quick trip takedown and begins working from full guard. Lentz locks up a guillotine choke but cannot secure the submission. Islam pops his head out...

Aug 5, 2015 12:41 am

REPLAY! Charles Oliveira vs Nik Lentz

‘Veteran Nik Lentz tried to slow down one of the UFC’s brightest prospects, Charles Oliveira, of the lightweight division. But Oliveira persevered and came out with win. Now, Oliveira’s next test is Max Holloway in the main event of Fight Night Saskatoon on August 23rd.’ ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

May 30, 2015 11:02 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! Charles Oliveira Vs. Nik Lentz

Check out the highlights of Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz! Phuket Dreaming Season 2 – Episode 4 “Do Something Special” (On location at Phuket Top Team)

Jul 3, 2014 7:34 am

Ricardo Lamas Slams Nik Lentz: He Has No Heart

Top ranked UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas fired back at Nik Lentz today during an interview with MMAJunkie. Lentz took a shot at Lamas’ performance this past Saturday against Hacran Dias, saying he would beat Lamas easy. “The Bully” didn’t take too kindly to that, and fired back by saying: “if he wants some, he can...

May 31, 2015 9:53 am

REPLAY! Oliveira’s Post-Fight Interview After Submitting Lentz

Coming off a stellar third round submission victory, Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira talks with Jon Anik inside the Octagon about his win over Nik Lentz. His performance at UFC Fight Night 67 earned him an extra $100K in bonuses! WATCH Nick Diaz Train On The Beach — EXCLUSIVE!

Mar 10, 2015 10:25 am

Nick Lentz’s Drag Challenge Accepted

This isn’t drag racing… According to Bloodyelbow.com there has been some interesting negotiation going on between Nick Lentz and his potential opponent, Levan Makashvili. Following some unpleasant words, Lentz challenged Levan, and his translator, to a winner wears drag wager, one that Makasvili has accepted. Check it: Mr. Nik Lentz, The wounded warrior 10% donation...