Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz

Full NameNathan Donald Diaz

BornApril 16, 1985

Height6 ft 0 in



Relation(s)Misty Brown


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.

  1. Early life and Career
  2. Nate Diaz UFC
  3. Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor
  4. Nate Diaz Retires
  5. UFC 241 - Nate Diaz Returns
  6. Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal
  7. Nate Diaz Stats
  8. Nate Diaz Record
  9. Nate Diaz Girlfriend
  10. What is Nate Diaz Net Worth?

UFC 202 - Weigh-in

Early life and Career

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.

Nate Diaz UFC

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

Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor

One of the top moments in Nate Diaz's career came when he faced Conor McGregor as he defeated him via a Rear Naked Choke at UFC 196. At UFC 202, 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.

UFC 202: Diaz v McGregor 2

Nate Diaz Retires

Following his loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 202, Nate Diaz took a hiatus from Mixed Martial Arts and didn't compete in the UFC for almost two years. Diaz was scheduled to make his UFC return at UFC 230 in 2018 against Dustin Poirier but the latter eventually pulled out from the event due to an injury. Diaz's UFC return was further delayed in the process.

UFC 241 - Nate Diaz Returns

At UFC 241, Nate Diaz made his UFC return against former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis. Upon his return to the Octagon, Diaz defeated Pettis via split decision in a three-round bout.

UFC 241 Cormier v Miocic 2

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal

At the main event of UFC 244 in Madison Square Garden, New York City on 2nd November 2019, Diaz went up against Jorge Masvidal in a fight to determine the true 'BMF' of the fight game. Diaz was out-struck and punished by Masvidal for three rounds until the doctors declared Diaz unfit to continue, and Masvidal was declared the winner via TKO.

Jorge Masvidal vs Nick Diaz- UFC 244

Nate Diaz Stats



Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 4

Wins by Submission:

  1. 12

Wins by Decision:

  1. 4


  1. 76 in (193 cm)


  1. 170 lbs (77 kg)

Weight Class:

  1. Welterweight (2010-2011, 2016-present)
  2. Lightweight (2004-2010, 2011-2015)

Nate Diaz Record

Listed below is the MMA and UFC professional record breakdown of Nate Diaz:

Loss20-12Jorge MasvidalTKOUFC 244November 2, 2019
Win20–11Anthony PettisDecision (unanimous)UFC 241August 17, 2019
Loss19–11Conor McGregorDecision (majority)UFC 202August 20, 2016
Win19–10Conor McGregorSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC 196March 5, 2016
Win18–10Michael JohnsonDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2December 19, 2015
Loss17–10Rafael dos AnjosDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs. MiocicDecember 13, 2014
Win17–9Gray MaynardTKO (punches)The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate FinaleNovember 30, 2013
Loss16–9Josh ThomsonTKO (head kick and punches)UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. MelendezApril 20, 2013
Loss16–8Benson HendersonDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. DiazDecember 8, 2012
Win16–7Jim MillerSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. MillerMay 5, 2012
Win15–7Donald CerroneDecision (unanimous)UFC 141December 30, 2011
Win14–7Takanori GomiSubmission (armbar)UFC 135September 24, 2011
Loss13–7Rory MacDonaldDecision (unanimous)UFC 129April 30, 2011
Loss13–6Dong Hyun KimDecision (unanimous)UFC 125January 1, 2011
Win13–5Marcus DavisTechnical Submission (guillotine choke)UFC 118August 28, 2010
Win12–5Rory MarkhamTKO (punches)UFC 111March 27, 2010
Loss11–5Gray MaynardDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Maynard vs. DiazJanuary 11, 2010
Win11–4Melvin GuillardSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. GuillardSeptember 16, 2009
Loss10–4Joe StevensonDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom FinaleJune 20, 2009
Loss10–3Clay GuidaDecision (split)UFC 94January 31, 2009
Win10–2Josh NeerDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. NeerSeptember 17, 2008
Win9–2Kurt PellegrinoSubmission (triangle choke)UFC Fight Night: Florian vs. LauzonApril 2, 2008
Win8–2Alvin RobinsonSubmission (triangle choke)UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. BurkmanJanuary 23, 2008
Win7–2Junior AssunçãoSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC Fight Night: Thomas vs. FlorianSeptember 19, 2007
Win6–2Manvel GamburyanSubmission (shoulder injury)The Ultimate Fighter 5 FinaleJune 23, 2007
Loss5–2Hermes FrançaSubmission (armbar)WEC 24October 12, 2006
Win5–1Dennis DavisSubmission (Americana)Warrior CupAugust 12, 2006
Win4–1Joe HurleySubmission (triangle choke)WEC 21June 15, 2006
Win3–1Gilbert RaelTKO (punches)WEC 20May 5, 2006
Win2–1Tony JuaresTKO (punches)Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. GracieMarch 10, 2006
Loss1–1Koji OishiDecision (unanimous)Pancrase: 2005 Neo-Blood Tournament FinalsAugust 27, 2005
Win1–0Alejandro GarciaSubmission (triangle choke)WEC 12October 21, 2004

Nate Diaz Girlfriend

Diaz has managed to keep much of his dating information private. However, going by his social media, he seems to be dating his girlfriend Misty Brown since 2012. Misty and Nate recently had their first child, a baby girl at California hospital on 6 June 2018.

What is Nate Diaz Net Worth?

As of 2021, the net worth of Nate Diaz is estimated to be $8 million.

For more details visit, Nate Diaz Net Worth.

Also Read: What is Nick Diaz's Net Worth?

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