Nik
Lentz
27-6-2, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 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
1145
49% Successful
565
Types of Successful Strikes
0
565
54% Standing
23%
24%
303
129
133
Striking Defense
51
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
135
36% Successful
49
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
16
34
0
Takedown Defense
47
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Nik Lentz
UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Saffiedine
Feb 14, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Thiago Tavares -- -- -- --
Win
Manny Gamburyan May 10, 2014
28 1 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nik Lentz 52 4 0 1
Loss
Chad Mendes Dec 14, 2013
20 4 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nik Lentz 27 0 0 0
Win
Hacran Dias May 18, 2013
40 1 1 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nik Lentz 42 4 0 6
Win
Diego Nunes Jan 19, 2013
18 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nik Lentz 56 10 0 8
Win
Nik Lentz Aug 11, 2012
33 4 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Eiji Mitsuoka 5 0 0 0
Loss
Evan Dunham Jan 28, 2012
68 2 1 1 R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Nik Lentz 39 2 0 0
Loss
Mark Bocek Dec 10, 2011
46 5 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nik Lentz 10 0 3 0
Nik Lentz Jun 26, 2011
14 2 2 1 R2 Overturned
Charles Oliveira 31 1 3 4
Win
Waylon Lowe Mar 26, 2011
46 4 1 2 R3 Submission
Nik Lentz 51 0 1 0
Win
Tyson Griffin Nov 20, 2010
31 8 1 0 R3 Decision - Split
Nik Lentz 34 4 3 2
Win
Andre Winner Aug 28, 2010
20 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nik Lentz 23 7 1 2
Win
Rob Emerson Mar 31, 2010
24 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nik Lentz 46 4 1 10
Draw
Thiago Tavares Jan 11, 2010
55 1 1 0 R3 Decision - Majority
Nik Lentz 71 4 1 1
Win
Nik Lentz Sep 19, 2009
67 4 4 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rafaello Oliveira 29 4 0 0

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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