After having six fights in the UFC featherweight division, Nik Lentz is moving back to the lightweight division and will meet Danny Castillo at UFC on FOX 17.

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UFC officials announced the fight booking on Tuesday.

UFC on FOX 17 will come from the Amway Center on December 19 and will be headlined by a title fight as Rafael dos Anjos defends the lightweight title against Donald Cerrone.

Lentz (25-7-2, 1NC) went 4-2 in the featherweight division and this will be his first fight at lightweight since the beginning of 2012. He is 1-2 in his last three fights and is coming off a lost against Charles Oliveira in May. Castillo (17-9) has dropped three in a row and is 1-4 in his last five fights. His last win came last year at UFC 172 as he defeated Charlie Brenneman by knockout.

The current UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone II fight card is below.

Rafael dos Anjos (24-7) vs. Donald Cerrone (28-6, 1NC)
Junior dos Santos (17-3) vs. Alistar Overeem (39-14, 1NC)
Nate Diaz (17-10) vs. Michael Johnson (16-9)
Tamdan McCrory (13-3) vs. Josh Samman (12-2)
C.B. Dollaway (15-7) vs. Nate Marquardt (33-15-2)
Nik Lentz (25-7-2, 1NC) vs. Danny Castillo (17-9)

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