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Nate Diaz


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Win Rate
62 %
Finish Rate
76 %
Decision Win %
29 %

Nate Diaz

6' 0 (183 cm)
76 in. (6' 4/193 cm)
United States
Main Division
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Cesar Gracie
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
The son of Melissa and Robert Diaz, he was born of Mexican and Anglo heritage and raised in Stockton, California with his brother Nick and sister Nina. He attended Tokay High School and, at the age of 11, he began training in martial arts with his brother, Nick.
Fighter Trivia
Diaz's brother Nick is also a professional MMA fighter fighting under UFC. Both Diaz brothers are advocates for cannabis and even have a licensed line of marijuana pre-rolls made by California Finest. They currently run a Brazilian jiu-jitsu school in Stockton, California , and founded a CBD company called Game Up Nutrition.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 5 winner
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Eight times) vs. Josh Neer, Clay Guida, Joe Stevenson, Marcus Davis, Donald Cerrone, Michael Johnson, & Conor McGregor (2)
  • UFC: Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Gray Maynard
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson
  • UFC: Submission of the Night (Five times) Alvin Robinson, Kurt Pellegrino, Melvin Guillard, Takanori Gomi, & Jim Miller
  • UFC: Tied (Jim Miller) for second most submission wins in UFC Lightweight division history (7)
  • UFC: Tied (Frankie Edgar and Edson Barboza) for most Fight of the Night bonuses in UFC history (8)
  • UFC: Third most Post Fight bonuses in UFC history (16)
  • UFC: Fourth most submissions in UFC history (10)
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2016 March Fight of the Month vs. Conor McGregor
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2016 August Fight of the Month vs. Conor McGregor
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2019 November Fight of the Month vs. Jorge Masvidal
  • Sherdog: 2011 All-Violence First Team
  • World MMA Awards: 2016 Submission of the Year vs. Conor McGregor on March 5
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter: 2016 Feud of the Year vs. Conor McGregor

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