Nate Diaz is an American professional mixed martial artist who currently fights in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is the younger brother of Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and WEC Welterweight Champion, Nick Diaz.
Here are some unknown facts about the UFC star you probably not know.
Nate was born and raised in Stockton, California. According to his mother, Melisa Diaz, the city was continually struggling due to gang violence. She did not want Nate to be linked into such problems and decided to move to Calif, which was a suburb in Stockton.
He prefers to be called ‘Nathan’ rather than ‘Nate’.
Diaz was penalized for wearing jeans to the weigh-in for UFC on Fox 17 in December, breaking the fighter outfitting policy. Fighters are required to put on Reebok clothing, the UFC’s official clothing partner, at public presentations.