UFC 208 Results: Islam Makhachev defeats Nik Lentz

A lightweight bout between Nik Lentz and Islam Makhachev took place on tonight’s UFC 208 prelims.

Round one begins and Nik immediately engages Islam in the clinch. Makhachev scores a quick trip takedown and begins…

Round two begins and Islam throws a pair of high kicks to start. Lentz blocks them both and presses forward. Nik with a right kick to the body. Islam responds with a nice combination. Islam just misses with a left high kick. He presses Lentz against the cage and drags Nik to the floor. Islam is working from half guard here. He lands a nice elbow and then a left hand. Nik attempts to scramble but cannot get back to his feet. Islam moves to the mount position but Nik quickly scrambles back to guard. Nik locks up another guillotine attempt but Islam quickly pops his head out. Islam connects with a hard elbow. He steps over in to half guard. One minute remains in round two. Islam moves to mount and as Nik scrambles he takes his back. Lentz scrambles and round two comes to an end.