Nathan Donald Diaz professionally known as Nate Diaz is an American professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Diaz is one of the popular MMA fighters who won The Ultimate Fighter 5.
Nate Diaz stands at rank No. 10 in the official UFC lightweight rankings. He is the youngest brother of former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and WEC Welterweight Champion, Nick Diaz.
Nate Diaz holds the records for the highest UFC pay-per-view buy rate for their contest at UFC 202 along with Conor McGregor.
Nate Diaz was born on April 16, 1985, in Stockton, California, United States to Melisa Diaz. He is an American by nationality and has English and Mexican descent.
Nate Diaz was raised along with his brother Nick Diaz. He attended Tokay High School. There is not much more information regarding his educational background.
At the young age of 11, he started training in martial arts along with his brother Nick Diaz.
Before signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he competed for World Extreme Cagefighting. Diaz fought against Hermes Franca, who was champion before. Diaz and Hermes fought for WEC Lightweight Championship at WEC 24. Diaz lost the match by submission in the second round.
Later, Diaz joined Jen Pulver’s team to fight in The Ultimate Fighter 5. Diaz won The Ultimate Fighter 5 by defeating Gamburyan by submission.
Diaz began his professional MMA career on October 21, 2004, at WEC 12, by defeating Alex Gracia by triangle choke.
Diaz suffered his first loss in the UFC against the former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Clay Guida at UFC 94. In 2009.
Diaz’s fighting style is very similar to his brother. Nate likes to use his long arms, great cardio, and strong boxing to continually pepper opponents on his feet.
Nate Diaz faced Conor McGregor in March 2016, at UFC 196, a replacement for injured Rafael dos Anjos. Due to lack of time in cut weight, there were only 11 days preparation for the fight.
Nate beat Conor in second round by the submission and he earned his ninth submission win in the UFC.
He also earned the Performance of the Night and as well as Fight of the Night honors.
Later, Diaz lost the rematch against McGregor via majority decision in April 2016.
Net Worth and Earnings
According to the source, Nate Diaz’s net worth estimated at $2 million. He amassed his fortune from his fighting career. As reported, Diaz has earned over $4 million through his fighting career.
Personal Life and Relationship
Talking about the personal life of Nate, he has been dating Misty Brown since 2012. Nate and Misty enjoy a long and healthy relationship. Like Nate, Misty is also fond of sports. More than the game, she loves spending time with her boyfriend.
While Nate is fighting inside the octagon, Misty often appears in the first row. Nate Diaz announced on June 20, 2018, to media that the couple had their first daughter. Fans are expecting the couple to tie the knot soon and we anticipate the same.
For now, Nate is happily living with his girlfriend and daughter.
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