Nik Lentz: UFC, Insane Discipline, and Trading Stories



In this week’s episode, we had a conversation with Nik Lentz a former UFC fighter with a 30-12 fighting record that has a passion for trading. He is arguably one of the most unique guests of the show. During our conversation, Nik shared why he became a UFC fighter and what it’s like to be a UFC fighter, how he got into trading options and derivatives, and of course, tells us about the parallels that exist between fighting and trading.

  • [0:00] Nik’s Fighting Journey
  • [3:00] How Nik Lentz Became A UFC Fighter
  • [20:00] From Fighting to Trading
  • [40:00] Nik’s Trading Strategy
  • [55:00] Nik’s View on Shorting Stocks
  • [1:00:00] Wall Street Bets and Breaking Points
  • [1:13:00] Best Part of the UFC
  • [1:19:00] Closing Questions

If you liked the conversation and want to learn more about Nik, follow him on Twitter @NikLentz

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