Five Things You Didn't Know About Nick Diaz

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.

Has Tried Professional

Diaz has had one professional boxing bout in 2005, where he defeated Alfonso Rocha via unanimous decision. 

Champion in Multiple MMA

Diaz is a former welterweight champion in Strikeforce, WEC, and IFC MMA promotions.

Has Elite BJJ Skills

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.

Master in Several
Combat Sports

Besides MMA and BJJ, Diaz has also learned several other combat sports, such as Karate, Aikido, Wrestling, Sambo, and more.

He Is Also a Teacher

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.

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