Nate Diaz Rents a Massive Mansion for His UFC 263 Fight Against Leon Edwards

Published 06/08/2021, 12:14 AM EDT


Nate Diaz returns to the UFC Octagon this weekend at UFC 263 to fight Leon Edwards. Diaz is in Arizona for the event. In fact, the Stockton native has rented a mansion as his temporary abode ahead of the fight. The place looks as luxurious as one can imagine in one of the most beautiful locations possible.

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Right in front of Diaz’s mansion are the mountains of Arizona. Needless to say, the UFC superstar has liked that as he plans to hike and run in one of those.

The cool thing is one of these mountains, we can go hike and run,” he said while taking a tour of the place.

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The exact location of the villa is in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Diaz is really happy to not stay in a hotel ahead of his fight.

At least I ain’t cooped in a hotel with everybody, you know,” he said further.

Houston would have been cool too, but that was closer to home and I have been there 3 times. The heights around here we can run and go do that,” he added before asking, “I didn’t see the gym. Is there a gym in here?

He was confirmed by his peers that there’s a gym in his mansion.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Nate Diaz of the United States enters the ring for his fight against Jorge Masvidal (not pictured) of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

Needless to say, Diaz rolls in his own way. As one of the biggest superstars of the UFC, he does things in his own way and how he pleases to do.

Can Nate Diaz upset Leon Edwards?

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Diaz has not fought since his UFC 244 loss against Jorge Masvidal. Also, one might argue that he is not as well suited for welterweight as Edwards. The fight will reveal whether that turns out to be a major factor.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Nate Diaz of the United States fights against Jorge Masvidal (not pictured) of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

One thing is for sure; Diaz will scratch and claw his way to victory if need be. It will be tough for anybody to put him away as he has legendary endurance. Fans shall be in for some great action when he takes on ‘Rocky’ this weekend.

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Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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