Mike Grundy Out, Nik Lentz Now Moves to UFC 257 to Face Movsar Evloev
By: Tristen Critchfield Jan 10, 2021
Lentz’s next UFC bout will come one week later than he
After original UFC on ABC 1 foe Mike Grundy
revealed that someone on his team tested positive for COVID-19,
Lentz has been relocated to
UFC 257 against Movsar
DNA was first to report the change to the featherweight bout.
UFC 257 takes place on Jan. 23 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and is
headlined by a rematch between Conor
McGregor and Dustin
Coincidentally, Evloev is coming off a three-round verdict over
Grundy at UFC on ESPN 14 in July that improved his career mark to
13-0. The Russian was supposed to return on Dec. 5 against Nate
Landwehr but that bout was canceled after Evloev tested
positive for COVID-19.