Nik
Lentz
27-6-2, 1NC( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #7 Featherweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 27-6-2, 1NC
Summary: Good takedown defense, strong kicks

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Carny
From: El Paso, TX USA
Fights Out Of: Eden Prairie, Minnesota USA
Age: 30
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )
College: University of Minnesota

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1184
49% Successful
578
Types of Successful Strikes
0
578
54% Standing
22%
23%
313
130
135
Striking Defense
51
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
137
36% Successful
49
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
16
34
0
Takedown Defense
44
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Nik Lentz
UFC Fight Night: Condit vs Alves
May 30, 2015
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Win
Nik Lentz
May 10, 2014
28
52
1
4
1
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Nik Lentz
Dec 14, 2013
35
40
7
0
1
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Nik Lentz
May 18, 2013
40
42
1
4
1
0
2
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Nik Lentz
Jan 19, 2013
18
56
0
10
0
0
0
8
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Nik Lentz
Aug 11, 2012
33
5
4
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Nik Lentz
Jan 28, 2012
68
39
2
2
1
0
1
0
R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Loss
Nik Lentz
Dec 10, 2011
46
10
5
0
0
3
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
NO CONTEST
Nik Lentz
Jun 26, 2011
14
31
2
1
2
3
1
4
R2 Overturned
Win
Nik Lentz
Mar 26, 2011
46
51
4
0
1
1
2
0
R3 Submission
Win
Nik Lentz
Nov 20, 2010
31
34
8
4
1
3
0
2
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Nik Lentz
Aug 28, 2010
20
23
0
7
0
1
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Nik Lentz
Mar 31, 2010
24
46
0
4
1
1
0
10
R3 Decision - Unanimous
DRAW
Nik Lentz
UFC Fight Night: Maynard vs Diaz
Jan 11, 2010
55
71
1
4
1
1
0
1
R3 Decision - Majority
Win
Nik Lentz
Sep 19, 2009
67
29
4
4
4
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: My training for this fight has increased significantly. Wake up 8 am, Run, Leave for academy by 9:30. 5 rounds pads, Short break, Grapple 8+ 5-min rounds, Conditioning right after grappling, Right after conditioning 2 rounds on the pads, Leave Academy. Around 2 pm, Run, Lift weights. Around 6:30, Run, Heavy bag and speed bag workout, ab workout, Sleep by 11.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I don’t remember the exact reason why I wanted to start fighting, but I had my first MMA fight in August of 2005.

What ranks and titles have you held? I have held many smaller show belts in weight classes ranging from 155-185.

Do you have any heroes? My father

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It is something I have wanted to accomplish for a long time and I’m glad it’s about to happen.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I went to the University of Minnesota. I am one semester away from graduating in Pre-Med (Biology)

What was your job before you started fighting? I ran an online store that sold rare collectables and video games.

If any list specific accomplishments in amateur competition? State Champion Wrestler, Wrestled D1 for the University of Minnesota

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Head Kick

•    Loss to Bocek broke 15 fight unbeaten streak (12-0-2, 1 NC), dating back to 2007

•    Owns March 2009 win over UFC vet Drew Fickett

•    Eight wins by submission, five wins by TKO

Career

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