Does Nate Diaz Have An Older Brother?

Last Modified Aug 2, 2023 06:55 GMT


Nate Diaz
Nate Diaz


American MMA fighter Nathan Donald Diaz was born on 16th April 1985, in Stockton, California. Diaz was born to Melissa (née Womble) and Robert Diaz, and he grew up in Stockton, California, alongside his brother Nick and sister Nina. His ethnic background comprises Mexican and Anglo heritage. He attended Tokay High School in Stockton. From the young age of 11, Nate started his martial arts journey, training alongside his brother Nick.


Before transitioning to MMA, Nate Diaz engaged in a bare-knuckle MMA fight at just 17 years old, facing Robert Limon on July 20, 2002. This fight is believed to be his first competitive experience, and recently, footage of the bout has surfaced.


On October 21, 2004, Nate Diaz, 19, competed in his first professional MMA match against Alejandro Garcia.


When Diaz began his professional MMA journey, he primarily competed for World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC). In 2006, at WEC 24, he had the fight for the WEC Lightweight Championship against the then-champion Hermes França. Unfortunately, Diaz lost by submission in the second round. It's interesting to note that this event was the last one held by WEC before it was acquired by Zuffa, LLC, which was the parent company of the UFC at that time.


Does Nate Diaz have an older brother?



Nate Diaz (L) and Nick Diaz (R) [Image Credit: instagram.com/natediaz209]
Nate Diaz (L) and Nick Diaz (R) [Image Credit: instagram.com/natediaz209]



Yes, Nate Diaz does have an older brother named Nick Diaz.


Just like his sibling Nate, Nick possesses exceptional skills as a mixed martial artist and has successfully competed in prestigious MMA promotions such as the UFC and Strikeforce. The two brothers have earned considerable acclaim and admiration within the MMA community due to their remarkable tenacity and unwavering determination in the ring.


Other than Nick, Nate also has a younger sister named Nina.


How much older is Nick than Nate?


The age difference between Nick Diaz and his younger brother Nate is approximately one year and four months. Nick was born on August 2, 1983, while Nate was born on April 16, 1985, making Nick the elder of the two.



Last Updated On August 2, 2023

FAQs

A. Nate Diaz has one brother, Nick Diaz.

A. Nate Diaz holds a professional MMA record of 22 wins and 13 losses (22-13-0). He has victories over notable fighters, including Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson.

A. Nick Diaz has compiled a professional MMA record of 26 wins, 10 losses, and 2 no-contests (26-10-0 (2 NC)). 

A. Nate Diaz is set to make his professional boxing debut against Jake Paul on August 5th, 2023.

A. Nick Diaz currently works as a coach for up-and-coming MMA fighters.

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