Diego Nunes vs Nik Lentz Targeted for January 19th UFC Event in Brazil


Diego Nunes

  • 18-3 MMA / 3-2 UFC Record
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Mike Brown, Bart Palaszewski, Manny Gamburyan


Nik Lentz

  • 24-5-2 MMA / 6-2-1 UFC Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Andre Winner, Tyson Griffin, Eiji Mitsuoka


Event TBD

January 19th, 2013


Venue TBD


Diego Nunes has seen mixed success inside the octagon, going 3-2 since the UFC/WEC merger. All three of his wins have come by unanimous decision, including victories over Mike Brown, Manny Gamburyan, and most recently Bart Palaszewski at UFC on FX 5. Mixed in the middle of those wins are two decision losses to Kenny Florian and Dennis Siver.

After back-to-back losses, Nik Lentz dropped to the featherweight division for the first time, earning a  first round TKO victory over Eiji Mitsuoka. Lentz began his UFC career an incredible 5-0-1, before suffering the two losses to Mark Bocek and Evan Dunham.


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