Article

Oliveira-Lentz Result Changed to No Contest

After review from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission, lightweight prospect Charles Oliveira’s submission win over Nik Lentz on June 26 in Pittsburgh has been overturned and ruled a no contest.

The revised verdict stems from an illegal knee thrown to the head and landed by Oliveira while Lentz had both knees on the mat, in direct violation of the unified rules of mixed martial arts. Referee Chip Snider did not call the foul, but replays clearly showed it, leading to the PSAC’s decision to review the bout.

Media

Recent
The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale at Colisee Pepsi on April 16, 2014 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Apr 16, 2014
Watch the post-fight press conference.
Apr 12, 2014
Following the death of his father, TUF 19 contestant Anton Berzin looks at life differently. The fighter out of Philly knows that he needs to provide for his family and fights to do just that.
Apr 16, 2014
Witness an extraordinary look into the lives and training camps of six of the UFC's biggest characters in UFC's Road to the Octagon: Werdum vs. Browne.
Apr 8, 2014