Where Does Nik Lentz Go From Here?

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  1. youngsteinel

    youngsteinel Silver Belt

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    So he is 2-0 as as FW, and beat #6 ranked Nunes. Where does he go from here? I like a fight with Swanson/Poirier loser.

    He was impressive. He destroyed Nunes.
     
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    it would be ok, but nunes shouldn't be ranked at 6, but it was a good win nonetheless
     
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    Noone talking about ReLentzLess, but he is a the top of the heap now.

    ftw, Siver pulled out and Swanson is now fighting Poirer.


    I say Siver vs ReLentzLess next.
     
  4. Dave4TheHorde

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    Siver is out with an injury; Swanson is fighting Poirier now. I was actually thinking Siver would be a good matchup for Lentz, depending on how long he will be out.
     
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    How the hell is Nunes ranked 6?
     
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    Elkins makes sense. Two wrestlers with the winner getting a significant step up.
     
  7. youngsteinel

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    I was thinking that would be a good matchup.
     
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    Hioki/Guida winner
    Hacran Dias
    Brimage
    Elkins
    KZ
     
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    I'd like Dias or Elkins. I was very glad when Dias dropped out of his fight with Mendes because Dias showed me some big potential in his fight with Alcantara and I think Mendes would be too much for him right now. They need to build him up slowly.

    EDIT: DIAS NOT DIAZ
     
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    Well, Elkins is a significant step down from Nunes.

    Siver vs. Lentz makes sense.
     
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    Yeah I like that matchup a lot actually.
     
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    First of all, I seriously doubted Lentz being able to beat Nunes, and I'll be the first to admit I was dead wrong. Nunes wasn't really in the fight for a second and Lentz was extremely impressive. Elkins, Hacran Dias, Grice/Bermudez winner, or even Siver seem appropriate.

    Hacran Dias is my personal favorite. Elkins and Grice/Bermudez seem like a step down. Elkins should probably get the winner of that fight honestly.
     
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    Battle of the "Reborn at Featherweight."
     
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    This makes sense, Lentz via UD

    Lentz is definitely a future contender
     
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    This is what I came in to say.
     
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    I'd say he already is a contender. Nunes seems like a solid gatekeeper at the moment that won rounds off of Kenny Florian and Dennis Siver, while Lentz won every minute of every round against Nunes
     
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    He is no doubt a contender.
     
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    Lentz looked good, but Nunes also looked bad. But I agree he has moved up the ladder, just not sure how far up. There is a bit of a logjam at the top.
     
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    I don't think it was even that Nunes looked bad. I think any version of Nunes would've lost to Nik Lentz tonight.
     
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    Siver vs. Lentz like others have said. I was impressed - He dominated Nunes from the word go.
     

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