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

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 loses a featured prelim on eve of event -

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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

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: Nik Lentz vs Will Brooks canceled after 'The Carny' bounced for weight-cutting issues -

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 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 »

Nik Lentz: 'My feet and hands went numb' during my UFC 216 weight cut - Bloody Elbow

While Kevin Lee's difficult weight cut was the main story from the UFC 216 weigh-ins, there was one fighter who didn't even attempt to go to the scale. Lightweight veteran Nik Lentz was scheduled to fight on Saturday's preliminary card against Will ...and more »

Will Brooks puts Nik Lentz, Kevin Lee on blast after UFC 216 weight issues - MMA Fighting

Will Brooks says he knew from the jump that he wasn't actually going to fight Nik Lentz at UFC 216. “I knew coming in that Nik Lentz wasn't going to show up,” Brooks said on Periscope on Friday. The former training partners at American Top Team were ...and more »