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
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
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Two lightweights looking to avoid the unemployment line will bang it out in "Sac-Town."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will give a pair of struggling lightweights a chance to turn things around -- at the expense of each other -- when Justin Edwards collides with Yancy Medeiros at the UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
UFC announced the booking on Monday.
Edwards (8-4) was riding high with a submission win over Jo more
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