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  • 15 days 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 >>

  • 23 days 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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A planned bout between Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira has been cancelled for Friday night’s UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi event at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Fight Night 50 will feature nine bouts as Charles Oliveira was forced out of tonight’s featherweight bout against Nik Lentz because of an illness in Mashantucket, Conn. UFC announced the news Friday. Oliveira came in overweight for his rematch against Lentz, and had to forfeit 20 percent of his purse to his opponent. After the weigh-ins, the Brazilian featherweight told MMAFighting.com he was sick the week before the fight. "I was sick for the past week in Brazil, and I was pretty bad when I read news >>

  • a month ago
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Can't say I'm surprised. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Charles Oliveira was unable to make weight for his UFC Fight Night 50 rematch against Nik Lentz, coming in four pounds heavy after a viral infection threw a monkey wrench into his plans to cut weight. Not that it mattered. Oliveira has now been removed from the card altogether and his "Carny" do-over has been scrapped. Since there is not enough time to find Lentz a replacement on just a few hours notice, these two will h read news >>

  • a month ago
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Oliveira's missed cut and talks of illness did not portend good things for him today, and now it looks like he won't be fighting. Well, the other shoe has finally dropped. When Charles Oliveira missed weight by 4 lbs and talked about being ill with a virus in the week leading up to his fight, it was hard to see him fighting well against Nik Lentz. Apparently the UFC thought so as well, as Oliveira has now officially been removed from the card, and their bout scratched. The UFC reported the news read news >>

  • a month ago
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LEDYARD, Conn. – After coming in heavy for his featherweight bout against Nik Lentz, Charles Oliveira has been pulled from tonight’s event after falling ill on Saturday. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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