Nathan Donald Diaz is a well-known American professional mixed martial artist. He is signed in with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). But before signing with the UFC he competed with the World Extreme Cagefighting, Pancrase, and Strikeforce. Also, he is part of the UFC since The Ultimate Fighter 5. Nate Diaz is tied with Joe Lauzon for the third UFC bonus. He is the younger brother of Nick Diaz the former Strikeforce, WEC, and IFC welterweight champion.
Are you wondering how old is Nate Diaz? He is thirty-six years old. Continue reading to find many exciting details about him.
Where Is Nate Diaz From?
The birthplace of Nate Diaz is Stockton, California. He is from a Mexican-American family and he is the brother of Nick Diaz. He went to Tokay High School. Then at the age of eleven, he began to train with his brother in mixed martial arts.
What Are His Career Achievements?
Before coming to the UFC, Diaz competed in the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC). Then in 2006 at WEC 24 he was pitted against the then-champion Hermes França at the WEC Lightweight Championship.
Further in The Ultimate Fighter 5, Diaz was a contestant and he fought with Jens Pulver’s team. He showed all his fighting skills in the rounds and excelled well. From 2008 to the current year he is making good headlines in the UFC.
This year Nate Diaz vs Leon Edward fight was moved to UFC 263 because of an injury sustained by Diaz. He was able to fight with Leon Edwards at the beginning but Edwards survived the rounds and won the bout through unanimous decision. Until now the Nate Diaz record is 21-13-0. He is one of the best UFC fighters.
What Is Nate Diaz Next Fight?
Nate Diaz next fight with the UFC has received a lot of criticism. Many think that this will be his last fight in UFC. Also, he has thrown the gauntlet down to Dana White UFC president.
The fighter has lost in his previous two fights and he is now heading to his final fight. It may be his last contract with UFC. He has asked the UFC to give him a top-four-ranked opponent. But White has revealed that he will be given the fighter who was part of Saturday’s UFC 267 fight card in Dubai. This has created tension between Diaz and White. But White himself is unclear on who will fight with Diaz.
Diaz has made plans of his own. After leaving UFC he is set to take part in Jake Paul’s fight. He is a Youtube star who has fought with fighters in the ring. As of now, Paul will fight with Tommy Fury in December. Then the next in line to fight Paul will be Diaz. Many people think that this will happen for certain and one of them is Josh Thomson. There is a lot of anticipation around this fight.
How Tall Is Nate Diaz?
The height of Nate Diaz is 6 ft 0 and his weight is 170 lb. He can reach 76 in (193 cm). In appearance, he looks similar to his brother Nick Diaz. Nate is a skilled martial artist. He knows Boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. That is why he is one of the popular fighters in UFC and other fields.
Who Is Nate Diaz Girlfriend?
Diaz is in a relationship with Misty Brown. In the ring, Diaz is known for his rash behavior and outspoken character. But in his life, he is a private person. He shares nothing about his personal life on his social media pages.
He lives in California with his girlfriend Misty Brown. They also have a daughter. It seems that the couple know each other since 2012. But they have not shared anything about their lives. Misty herself is a private person and does not have any accounts on social media. She is a gorgeous blonde girl who is very much in love with Diaz. She gave birth to the baby girl Nikayla on June 6th, 2018.
Nate Diaz has revealed that he does not ask his family members to watch his fights. He thinks that his sport is not attractive to watch. He does not want them to get offended when he gets ugly in the ring.
How Is Diaz’s Relationship With His Brother?
Diaz’s elder brother Nick Diaz is very close to him. The brothers have the license of marijuana pre-rolls and are advocates of cannabis. They started the journey of learning martial arts together. Therefore, they are successful in their respective field. Also, they run a Brazilian jiu-jitsu school in California called Nick Diaz Academy.
What Is The Net worth Of Nate Diaz?
Nate Diaz is one of the fighters who profited from his career in UFC. He is rich so even when he decides to leave UFC he can make money elsewhere. Nate Diaz’s net worth is $8 million.
One of his biggest opponents in UFC is another great player Connor Mcgregor. His fee for fighting with Mcgregor was $2 million. As a sportsman, he is making money from sponsorships too. He earned $250,000 from Reebok and $50,000 for the fight of the night bonus. Then for showing up to an after-party he got $150,000. Also, he made money with the cut of PPV revenue and his share was $10.5 million.
In 2016 he received World MMA Award for winning against Conor McGregor. These are some of his achievements in the UFC.
Nate Diaz is one of the successful mixed martial arts fighters in UFC. He has dealt with many challenges in sports. That is why he has many fans.