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UFC featherweight Levan Makashvili sheds some light on what he deems to be the real reason for Nik Lentz’s late withdrawal from their fight in Broomfield, Colorado. With hours to spare ahead of his UFC debut, Georgian featherweight Levan Makashvili was astonished to discover that his opponent, Top ten ranked Nik Lentz, had withdrawn from their scheduled fight with an undisclosed illness. It was the latest in a slew of withdrawals that plagued the UFC over the past few months. Illnesses and misca read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Nik Lentz fell ill last week before UFC Fight Night 60 weigh-ins and had to pull out of his fight with Levan Makashvili in Broomfield, Colo. Makashvili, a UFC newcomer, isn't buying the story. He told MMAFighting.com that he believes Lentz is being dishonest, especially since Lentz posted pictures on social media all week and seemed to be fine. "I think he's lying," Makashvili said through an interpreter, his coach Tengo Seppy. "I think he's scared. I'm sure he did get sick, but there's tons of read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The UFC Fight Night preliminary bout between Nik Lentz and Levan Makashvili was cancelled at the last minute due to illness. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Blame Friday the 13th. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Nik Lentz has fallen ill (flu) and ruled medically unfit to compete at the UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place tomorrow night (Sat., Feb. 14, 2015) inside the 1STBANK Center in Broomfieldm, Colorado. Both Lentz and his opponent, Levan Makashvili, will be paid their show money and are expected to be rescheduled for a future card. Bummer. MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-b read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Nik Lentz's long wait for a fight just grew a little longer. Lentz was pulled from his UFC Fight Night 60 bout against Levan Makashvili prior to Friday's weigh-ins after UFC doctors ruled him unable to compete due to flu-like symptoms. MMAFighting.com confirmed the scratch with promotion officials following an initial report by MMA Junkie. "Influenza ran through his household," Lentz's nutritionist, Mike Dolce, told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. "101-degree fever. He wanted to fight but doc s read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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UFC featherweight Nik Lentz has fallen ill and will be unable to compete on tomorrow night's UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch preliminary card. Another UFC event, another last minute cancellation. For the 3rd time in a month, a scheduled preliminary card bout has been called off either the day of or the day before the event. MMA Junkie confirms that featherweight Nik Lentz is out of his fight with newcomer Levan Makashvili due to suffering from flu-like symptoms. Doctors ruled him not fit t read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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For the second time in six months, Nik Lentz has had a UFC fight canceled on weigh-in day.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Nik Lentz is approaching 6 years in the UFC, is a top 10 ranked featherweight, and a winner of 4 out of his last 5. So why is he still placed on the preliminary card? Of the four (yes, four) ranked fighters competing this weekend at UFC Fight Night in Broomfield, Colorado, featherweight Nik Lentz is the only one who is coming off a win in his last fight. If he gets past newcomer Levan Makashvili, "The Carnie" will be on a 5-1 run in his last 6, with the only setback coming against perennial cont read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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It’s simple; Nik Lentz is better than he was before. A lot better. In 2012, the former NCAA Division I wrestler for the University of Minnesota put his UFC lightweight record of 5-2-1, 1NC behind him and he read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Nik Lentz, Max Holloway, Cole Miller, Ray Borg and Scott Coker.Filed under: Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Nik Lentz has thrived since he dropped to the UFC featherweight division in August 2012. But he believes he’ll show his latest wrinkle on Saturday.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Nik Lentz will welcome Levan Makashvili to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 60 on Feb. 14 in Broomfield, Colo.Lentz has won four of his past five fights.Makashvili, who will make his UFC debut, replaces an injured Thiago Tavares. He is 6-1 in his career.Benson Henderson faces Brandon Thatch in a welterweight contest in the main event. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Injury rattled UFC Fight Night 60 takes another hit. Thiago Tavares vs. Nik Lentz nixed from the Broomfield, Colo. fight card. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Levan Makashvili will make his Octagon debut on short notice when he squares off with Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night “Henderson vs. Thatch” on Feb. 14. read news >>

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