Nick Diaz is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The older brother of UFC fighter Nate Diaz, Nick, made his MMA debut in 2001 and has competed in UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce, EliteXC, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC), DREAM, and Shooto. He was also the welterweight champion in Strikeforce, WEC, and IFC.
Pro MMA record of 13-9-2, Diaz hasn't stepped into the Octagon since fighting Anderson Silva in 2015. He was suspended for 5 years and fined $165,000 following his failed drug test of marijuana metabolites at UFC 183 which was later reduced to 18 months.
Nick's manager revealed on September 6, 2020, that his client is considering making his comeback to the UFC in early 2021. Nick also talked to a reporter in November 2019 and expressed his desire to fight Jorge Masvidal. He has since then been training hard to fight again.