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Nate Diaz


ABOUT
ABOUT

A controversial character if there ever was one, Nate Diaz, one half of the infamous

Diaz brothers, is well known in the world of MMA. He is currently signed with UFC,

and has held titles in other promotions before coming to UFC.


Early life and debut

Born in Stockton, California, he started training in Martial Arts from the very early age

of 11, with his brother, Nick Diaz. Before he came to the UFC, he fought in WEC and

fought for the Championship there, but was unable to win it.


UFC run

Nate Diaz came to the UFC in The Ultimate Fighter 5 show, where he would win the

entire competition. Following his win in the Ultimate fighter, Nate Diaz went on to

fight some of the top fighters in the UFC. For a long time he had an undefeated

streak going, with 5 fights under his belt.

However, this would change as losses to Clay Guida and Joe Stevenson followed.

While he regained his form, Nate Diaz would never be able to win the Lightweight

Championship. He fought for it once against Benson Henderson but that was a loss

for him.

Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz

One of the top moments in Nate Diaz’ career came when he faced Conor McGregor

as he defeated him via a Rear Naked Choke. He would then go on to lose the

rematch in a five round decision fight, with that being the last fight that he fought in.

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