Nick Diaz will make his UFC comeback in a rematch against Robbie Lawler at UFC 266. Ahead of his return, here are 5 fascinating facts about Nick Diaz.
Diaz has had one professional boxing bout in 2005, where he defeated Alfonso Rocha via unanimous decision.
Diaz is a former welterweight champion in Strikeforce, WEC, and IFC MMA promotions.
Diaz is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Cesar Gracie. Moreover, he is among the very few who have learned both Gi and No-Gi jiu-jitsu.
Besides MMA and BJJ, Diaz has also learned several other combat sports, such as Karate, Aikido, Wrestling, Sambo, and more.
Diaz opened a gym named 'Nick Diaz Academy,' a martial arts gym specializing in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and fighter training located in Lodi, California. Diaz, along with his brother Nate Diaz, is also a trainer in this academy.