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 Career
- Nate Diaz UFC
- Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor
- Nate Diaz Retires
- UFC 241 - Nate Diaz Returns
- Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal
- Nate Diaz Stats
- Nate Diaz Record
- Nate Diaz Girlfriend
- What is Nate Diaz Net Worth?
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.
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.
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.
Nate Diaz Stats
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
Wins by Decision:
- 76 in (193 cm)
- 170 lbs (77 kg)
- Welterweight (2010-2011, 2016-present)
- Lightweight (2004-2010, 2011-2015)
Nate Diaz Record
Listed below is the MMA and UFC professional record breakdown of Nate Diaz:
|Loss||20-12||Jorge Masvidal||TKO||UFC 244||November 2, 2019|
|Win||20–11||Anthony Pettis||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 241||August 17, 2019|
|Loss||19–11||Conor McGregor||Decision (majority)||UFC 202||August 20, 2016|
|Win||19–10||Conor McGregor||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 196||March 5, 2016|
|Win||18–10||Michael Johnson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2||December 19, 2015|
|Loss||17–10||Rafael dos Anjos||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs. Miocic||December 13, 2014|
|Win||17–9||Gray Maynard||TKO (punches)||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate Finale||November 30, 2013|
|Loss||16–9||Josh Thomson||TKO (head kick and punches)||UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez||April 20, 2013|
|Loss||16–8||Benson Henderson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz||December 8, 2012|
|Win||16–7||Jim Miller||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller||May 5, 2012|
|Win||15–7||Donald Cerrone||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 141||December 30, 2011|
|Win||14–7||Takanori Gomi||Submission (armbar)||UFC 135||September 24, 2011|
|Loss||13–7||Rory MacDonald||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 129||April 30, 2011|
|Loss||13–6||Dong Hyun Kim||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 125||January 1, 2011|
|Win||13–5||Marcus Davis||Technical Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC 118||August 28, 2010|
|Win||12–5||Rory Markham||TKO (punches)||UFC 111||March 27, 2010|
|Loss||11–5||Gray Maynard||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Maynard vs. Diaz||January 11, 2010|
|Win||11–4||Melvin Guillard||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Guillard||September 16, 2009|
|Loss||10–4||Joe Stevenson||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom Finale||June 20, 2009|
|Loss||10–3||Clay Guida||Decision (split)||UFC 94||January 31, 2009|
|Win||10–2||Josh Neer||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer||September 17, 2008|
|Win||9–2||Kurt Pellegrino||Submission (triangle choke)||UFC Fight Night: Florian vs. Lauzon||April 2, 2008|
|Win||8–2||Alvin Robinson||Submission (triangle choke)||UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. Burkman||January 23, 2008|
|Win||7–2||Junior Assunção||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC Fight Night: Thomas vs. Florian||September 19, 2007|
|Win||6–2||Manvel Gamburyan||Submission (shoulder injury)||The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale||June 23, 2007|
|Loss||5–2||Hermes França||Submission (armbar)||WEC 24||October 12, 2006|
|Win||5–1||Dennis Davis||Submission (Americana)||Warrior Cup||August 12, 2006|
|Win||4–1||Joe Hurley||Submission (triangle choke)||WEC 21||June 15, 2006|
|Win||3–1||Gilbert Rael||TKO (punches)||WEC 20||May 5, 2006|
|Win||2–1||Tony Juares||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie||March 10, 2006|
|Loss||1–1||Koji Oishi||Decision (unanimous)||Pancrase: 2005 Neo-Blood Tournament Finals||August 27, 2005|
|Win||1–0||Alejandro Garcia||Submission (triangle choke)||WEC 12||October 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.
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