Nik
Lentz
29-7-2, 1NC( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 3 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 29-7-2, 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: 32
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 68"
Leg Reach 38"
College: University of Minnesota

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1435
50% Successful
712
Types of Successful Strikes
0
712
55% Standing
21%
23%
392
153
167
Striking Defense
50
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
159
37% Successful
59
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
20
48
0
Takedown Defense
47
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
null null
Sep 10, 2016
38
16
5
0
1
0
8
1
R2 KO/TKO
Win
null null
Dec 19, 2015
59
57
3
2
2
0
1
2
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
null null
May 30, 2015
37
64
2
1
1
2
5
2
R3 Submission
Fight of the Night
Win
null null
May 10, 2014
28
52
1
4
1
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
null null
Dec 14, 2013
35
40
7
0
1
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
null null
May 18, 2013
40
42
1
4
1
0
2
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
null null
Jan 19, 2013
18
56
0
10
0
0
0
8
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
null null
Aug 11, 2012
33
5
4
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
null null
Jan 28, 2012
68
39
2
2
1
0
1
0
R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Fight of the Night
Loss
null null
Dec 10, 2011
46
10
5
0
0
3
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
NO CONTEST
null null
Jun 26, 2011
14
31
2
1
2
3
1
4
R2 Overturned
Fight of the Night
Win
null null
Mar 26, 2011
46
51
4
0
1
1
2
0
R3 Submission
Win
null null
Nov 20, 2010
31
34
8
4
1
3
0
2
R3 Decision - Split
Win
null null
Aug 28, 2010
20
23
0
7
0
1
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
null null
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
null null
Sep 19, 2009
67
29
4
4
4
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: Wake up 9:30, Grapple 10-5 min rounds, 5-5 min rounds pad work, Lunch at around 1, Spar at 4:30, Teach at 5:30, eat dinner, Play Starcraft/surf internet until I go to sleep around 12

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

Career

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