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Nik Lentz vs. Manny Gamburyan Added to Growing UFC Fight Night 40 Card

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

GamburyanBrown145WEC48-460x270A featherweight bout between Nik Lentz and Manny Gamburyan has been added to the UFC Fight Night 40 card. UFC officials announced on Thursday evening that the two have verbally agreed to the match-up.

Gamburyan (13-8) is coming off a loss to Dennis Siver in his last outing at UFC 168 on Dec. 28. The Ultimate Fighter 5 finalist had won back-to-back fights prior to the loss to Siver and hopes to get back on a winning streak at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Lentz (24-6-2, 1 NC) dropped down from the lightweight division to the featherweight class in 2012 and strung together a three-fight winning streak. He suffered his first loss as a featherweight in his last outing to Chad Mendes by unanimous decision on Dec. 14.

UFC Fight Night 40 takes place on May 10 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Earlier on Thursday it was announced that middleweights Ed Herman and Rafael Natal will also appear on the fight card.

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