UFC on Versus 4: Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz Ruled A No-Contest By The PSAC

The UFC on Versus 4 bout between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz has been ruled a no-contest by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission after the Brazilian landed an illegal knee seconds before finishing off his foe.

This from UFC.com:

After review from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission, lightweight prospect Charles Oliveira’s submission win over Nik Lentz on June 26 in Pittsburgh has been overturned and ruled a no contest.

The revised verdict stems from an illegal knee thrown to the head and landed by Oliveira while Lentz had both knees on the mat, in direct violation of the unified rules of mixed martial arts. Referee Chip Snider did not call the foul, but replays clearly showed it, leading to the PSAC’s decision to review the bout.

Oliveira had argued against overturning the decision, saying Lentz had fought on for a sufficient amount of time before he managed to finish the fight with a rear-naked choke.

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