May 22, 2017

Nate Diaz Net Worth

Nate Diaz Net Worth: Nathan Donald “Nate” Diaz (born April 16, 1985) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently competing for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 5. Diaz is the younger brother of former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and WEC Welterweight Champion, Nick Diaz. Prior to signing with the UFC, Diaz competed in World Extreme Cagefighting, Strikeforce, and Pancrase. As of 19 July 2016, Diaz is #4 in official UFC lightweight rankings.

Background
Diaz was born and raised in Stockton, California. He went to Tokay High School, and at the age of 14, he began training in martial arts with his brother Nick. Both Diaz brothers are advocates for cannabis.[4][5][6][7] They currently run a Brazilian jiu-jitsu school in Lodi, California (Gracie Fighter 209[8]).

The Ultimate Fighter 5
Diaz was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 5, which exclusively featured lightweights, fighting on Jens Pulver’s team. In the preliminary round, Diaz defeated Rob Emerson by submission; in the quarterfinals he defeated fellow Team Pulver teammate Corey Hill via triangle choke submission in the first round. In the semifinals, Diaz defeated Team Penn member Gray Maynard by submission, advancing to the finals where he faced teammate Manvel Gamburyan. After losing the first round, Diaz won by submission after Gamburyan was forced to tap out in the second round due to the dislocation of his right shoulder as the result of attempting a takedown.[10] With the victory, Diaz became the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 5.

Nate Diaz Net Worth: $5 Million

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