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Nik Lentz releases statement on UFC 216 scratch, says it's not his fault - MMAjunkie.com

Nik Lentz said his decision to go to the hospital because of a health issue forced his withdrawal from tonight' UFC 216 event. Lentz (27-8-2 MMA, 11-5-1 UFC) was slated to fight lightweight Will Brooks (18-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) on the FX-televised prelims of ...and more »

UFC 216: Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz cancelled due to 'medical issues' - Bloody Elbow

The weight cut appears to have struck again. The fighter falling prey this time? UFC lightweight Nik Lentz. The 'Carny' was scheduled to fight Will Brooks on the prelim card of this weekend's UFC 216 PPV in Las Vegas, NV. Unfortunately, as ESPN's Brett ...and more »

UFC 216 loses a featured prelim on eve of event - MMAjunkie.com

So much for that UFC 216 bout between Will Brooks and Nik Lentz. Brooks (18-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and Lentz (27-8-2 MMA, 11-5-1 UFC), lightweights who were scheduled to compete in one of the featured preliminary-card bouts at Saturday's UFC 216 event, ...and more »

Nik Lentz releases statement following UFC 216 fallout - 'I bit off more than I could chew' - MMAmania.com

With just over 24 hours left before challenging fellow lightweight Will Brooks later tonight (Sat., Oct. 7, 2017) at UFC 216 from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Nik Lentz was removed from the preliminary scrap due to health issues ...and more »

Medical issues force Nik Lentz out of UFC 216 fight with Will Brooks - FanSided

UFC 216 will be out a lightweight fight on Saturday night as the preliminary bout between Nik Lentz and Will Brooks is off. Nik Lentz will not be competing Saturday night at UFC 216. Lentz has been forced to withdraw from his lightweight matchup with ...and more »

Nik Lentz Releases Statement Revealing Why He Was Removed from UFC 216 - MMAWeekly (blog)

Lightweight fighter Nik Lentz has been forced out of his scheduled fight against former teammate Will Brooks, and now we know why. The Lentz vs. Brooks bout had been slated for the UFC 216 Prelims on FX. The match-up was scratched Friday morning as ...and more »

UFC 216: Nik Lentz vs Will Brooks canceled after 'The Carny' bounced for weight-cutting issues - MMAmania.com

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was forced to cancel the lightweight bout between Nik Lentz and Will Brooks, after “The Carny” failed to show up for the UFC 216 weigh ins and was ruled medically unfit to compete. “Ill” was on point at 156 pounds.and more »

Nik Lentz Out of UFC 216 Due to Medical Issues, Bout vs. Will Brooks Canceled - Sherdog.com

Medical issues have forced Nik Lentz to withdraw from UFC 216, according to a statement from the Las Vegas-based promotion on Friday. As a result, his lightweight clash with Will Brooks has been canceled. UFC 216 will proceed with 12 bouts, and a ...and more »

UFC 216 Weigh-In Results: Kevin Lee Misses On First Try - Campus Sports

It was a wild morning for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, with two UFC 216 bouts in jeopardy. First, Nik Lentz was pulled from the card and did not weigh in due to “medical issues.” His scheduled bout with Will Brooks — which was set to air on the ...and more »

Nik Lentz out of UFC 216 fight with Will Brooks due to medical issues - MMA Fighting

An American Top Team grudge match isn't going to go down after all Saturday night. Nik Lentz has been pulled from a fight with former teammate Will Brooks at UFC 216 in Las Vegas due to medical issues, the UFC announced Friday morning. Combat Press ...and more »