Charles Oliveira asked for a rematch with Nik Lentz, and he’s going to get it.
The Brazilian grappler, who earned Performance of the Night bonuses in his last UFC wins over Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki, battles Lentz one more time at the UFC Fight Night 50 card in Connecticut on Sept. 5.
"I’m ready to fight anyone UFC says, but I can’t hide I have some unfinished business with Nik Lentz," Oliveira said after his win over Hioki in June. "If I could choose, he’s the one I would like to fight next. He more
Old score, new weight class.
Remember that illegal knee Charles Oliveira landed at UFC on Versus 4 back in June 2011?
Nik Lentz does.
Now, "The Carny" has a chance to do something about it, as he's been penciled in for a "Do Bronx" rematch at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
UFC announced the pairing on Wednesday night.
Lentz (25-6-2, 1 NC) was submitted by Oliveira more
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