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Thiago Tavares and Nik Lentz are set to rematch at UFC Fight Night 60 in February, however, hours before the UFC announced the fight on Tuesday, Tavares underwent emergency knee surgery in Santa Catarina, Brazil. "Just woke up in the Baia Sul hospital after undergoing emergency surgery with Dr. Luis Fernando Funchal," Tavares posted on his Instagram on Wednesday morning. "Thanks to him, I will be 100 percent to fight on Feb. 14, representing my city and my country in the UFC." Tavares’ manager A read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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Do over! Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will once again hook 'em up -- this time as featherweights -- at the UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado, on Feb. 14, 2015. UFC announced the rematch on Tuesday. The pair battled to a three-round majority draw back in 2010. Since then, Lentz (25-6-2, 1 NC) has gone 8-3 with one no contest, and recently put the screws to Manny Gamburyan after dro read news >>

  • a month ago
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More than five years since they battled to a draw, Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares are set to meet again inside the Octagon. The booking was announced via UFC.com on Tuesday. Pegged to appear at a UFC Fight Night event on February 14, it's likely Lentz and Tavares will land spots on the main card. The show, which will be held in Broomfield, Colorado, is expected to be headlined by welterweight contenders Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine. A lot has changed since Lentz and Tavares last met in January read news >>

  • a month ago
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On Tuesday the UFC announced that Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will face off at UFC Fight Night 60 in a 145-pound affair. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Five years after their first fight in the UFC, Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will meet again inside the Octagon. The UFC announced on Tuesday that Lentz and Tavares, who fought to a majority draw in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 20 on Jan. 2010, are set to collide for a second time at UFC Fight Night 60 in Broomfield, Colo., on Jan. 14. After facing Tavares in 2010, Lentz (25-6-2, 1 no-contest) went 4-2 with one no-contest before dropping to 145 pounds. The longtime UFC veteran has won fo read news >>

  • a month ago
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More than five years after they first fought, a pair of former lightweights will meet in February, 10 pounds lighter – and hopefully with a resolution this time. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Five years after they battled to a draw in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night “Maynard vs. Diaz,” Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will square off again -- this time as featherweights. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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And if they don't, "Money" says he will, because "Notorious" isn't on his level. When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes finally came face-to-face for the first ever stare down in anticipation of their upcoming rematch, tempers boiled over. Aldo pushed Mendes (video) after he felt the challenger got a little too close for comfort, forcing UFC officials to intervene in order to avoid another pre-fight brawl. Like this one. According to Mendes, wh read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC featherweight Nik Lentz has called out Conor McGregor, saying that he's been "ducking" him for 2 years. Shortly after Conor McGregor got huge knockout victory at UFC 178, fellow top 10 featherweight Nik Lentz called him out on social media. Here's what he had to say about the Irishman after his win over his stablemate in Dustin Poirier: .@TheNotoriousMMA You've ducked me for 2 years. Time to step up & get an All-American ass whoppin! @ufc @danawhite @seanshelby @arielhelwani — Nik Lentz (@Ni read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Charles Oliveira came in overweight at the UFC Fight Night 50 weigh-ins on Thursday, and eventually canceled his featherweight bout with Nik Lentz due to a viral infection. The Brazilian featherweight, who weighed in at 150 pounds and had to forfeit 20 percent of his purse to Lentz, spoke to MMAFighting.com on Friday night and explained who decided to cancel the fight. "My team made the call. I’m feeling bad," Oliveira said. "I was the one who asked for this fight, so I tried my best to fight, b read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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LEDYARD, Conn. – Nik Lentz got his show and win money, plus 20 percent of his opponent’s show money at UFC Fight Night 50. But a decision is still to be made on what Charles Oliveira will be paid. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Charles Oliveira was not cleared by doctors to compete against Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night “Mousasi vs. Jacare,” therefore the fight has been canceled. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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  • 3 months ago
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UFC Fight Night 50's scheduled bout between featherweights Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz has been canceled after doctors pulled Oliveira from the card, according to multiple reports. Fox Sports' Damon Martin tweeted the following Friday afternoon, confirming the news and clearing up the reason for the doctors' actions. UFC officials also confirmed the news in a statement (via MMAjunkie.com): Tonight’s featherweight rematch between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz has been scrapped from the UFC Fi read news >>

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