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

February 21, 2014 9:35 am by Kenya Owens

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 the losing side a unanimous decision. Just before then, Lentz was on a three-fight winning streak after his drop the featherweight divison.

Gamburyan is coming off of a loss to Dennis Siver on December 28th, (also by unanimous decision) and before then was sporting his own two-fight winning streak. Both fighters seem ready to pick up the momentum and continue smashing through the lightweight card.

So far, the only other match announced for this card was made earlier today, and is one between middleweights Ed Herman and Rafael Natal.

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