Nickolas Robert "Nick" Diaz is an American mixed martial artist. Since the beginning of his career in 2001, Diaz has competed in UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce, EliteXC, World Extreme Cagefighting, DREAM, and Shooto. He is a former welterweight champion in Strikeforce and WEC.
|Born:||Nickolas Robert Diaz, August 02, 1983, Stockton, California, United States|
|Division:||Lightweight (2007–2008), Welterweight (2001–2006, 2008–2013), Middleweight (2015)|
|Reach:||76 in (193.04 cm)|
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|Fighting out of:||Stockton, California, United States|
|Team:||Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu|
|Trainer:||Richard Perez (Boxing), Cesar Gracie (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)|
|Rank:||3rd Degree Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Cesar Gracie|
|Years active:||2001–2015 (MMA), 2005 (Boxing)|
|Notable relatives:||Nate Diaz (brother)|
|Website:||Nick Diaz's Official site|
|Twitter:||Nick Diaz's Twitter profile|
|Youtube:||Nick Diaz's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Nick Diaz's IMDb|
About Nick Diaz
Former MMA fighter who was a Strikeforce Welterweight Champion, WEC Welterweight Champion, and IFC Welterweight Champion.
He developed impressive stamina while competing on his high school's swim team.
He became the first fighter in Strikeforce history to defend the Welterweight Championship 3 times before abandoning it to return to the UFC.
His brother Nate also became an MMA fighter in the UFC.
After losing via unanimous decision in a UFC Interim Welterweight Championship fight to Carlos Condit in February 2012, he was suspended for a year after marijuana metabolites were found in his post-fight drug test.
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