Nik Lentz vs. Mike Grundy – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 16, 2021, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Nik “The Carny” Lentz will take on Mike Grundy in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ABC card.

In this post, we will break down Nik Lentz vs. Mike Grundy matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 38-year-old, Nik Lentz is coming in with a 30-11-2 (1 NC) record. Lentz will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Dos Santos in January.

Grundy, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Movsar Evloev on January 25, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Till and holds a 12-2-0 record.

Nik Lentz vs. Mike Grundy
5′ 8″
5′ 7″
155 lbs.
145 lbs.
30-11-2 (1 NC)

Nik Lentz has an orthodox fighting stance with a 68″ reach. The 35-year-old, Mike Grundy is an orthodox fighter with a 72″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Nik Lentz:
→ Lentz’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Lentz lands 3.46 significant strikes per minute.
→ Lentz’s takedown accuracy is 33%.
→ Lentz’s takedown average is 3.41 per 15 minutes.
→ Lentz’s takedown defense is 45%.

Lentz comes in with 48% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.46 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Grundy fires at 43% accuracy, landing about 2.15 significant strikes per minute. Nik Lentz also has a 33% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 3.41 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Grundy’s 4.25 takedowns and 100% takedown accuracy.

Mike Grundy:
→ Grundy’s striking accuracy is 43%.
→ Grundy lands 2.15 significant strikes per minute.
→ Grundy’s takedown accuracy is 38%.
→ Grundy’s takedown average is 4.25 per 15 minutes.
→ Grundy’s takedown defense is 100%.

Mike spent on average 12:21 minutes in the Octagon and Nik has an average fight time of 12:27 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ABC is live in , who do you think will win, Nik or Mike? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar
January 16, 2021
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Nik Lentz vs. Mike Grundy

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