Nick Diaz Biography

( 1983 - )
July 30, 2018
First published on:May 23, 2016
by binor

Facts of Nick Diaz

Date of Birth: 1983, August 2
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign:: leo
Birth Name Nicholas Robert Diaz
Birth Place Stockton, California
Famous Name Nick Diaz
Father Melissa Diaz
Net Worth $3 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Married N/A
Divorce N/A
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend N/A

Nick Diaz is an American professional mixed martial artist who is signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship under the welterweight division. Besides, he has also competed in PRIDE, Strikeforce, EliteXC, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC), DREAM, and Shooto.

Nick, the older brother of the another UFC star Nate Diaz, also held the welterweight championship title in Strikeforce and WEC.

 

Nick Diaz's Early Life

Nick Diaz was born as Nicholas Robert "Nick" Diaz on 2 August 1983, to an American parent, Melissa Diaz. He was born and raised in Stockholm, California, the United States along with his brother Nate Diaz, a professional mixed martial artist. He is 34 now and holds the nationality of United States and it seems he is a white by his ethnicity.

Nick's father was not around during his childhood. He grew up in a poor family with his sister and brother.

Professional Career of Nick Diaz

Nick Diaz went to Tokay High School in Lodi, California, at his school, he was also a member of the swim team. From his early age, he started training in Karate and aikido and also participated in wrestling competitions during his teenage years. He started training in Sambo at the age of 16 under Bulgarian National Sambo Champion Valeri Ignatov and still trains with Ignatov.

His professional career started in 2001; he performed professionally at the initial stage of his career. Several champion players were defeated by him. Moreover, to the UFC, he has also competed for PRIDE, Strikeforce, EliteXC, the WEC, DREAM, and Shooto. He is a former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and a former WEC Welterweight Champion. 

In his first stint with UFC, he defeated highly favorite Robbie Lawler. After fighting for several promotions like PRIDE, Strikeforce, EliteXC, he returned to UFC for the second time in 2011. He defeated B.J. Penn in his comeback game.

He faced losses in his other two setups with Carlos Condit and Georges St-Pierre.

Nick Diaz's Personal Life

Accounting his personal life and biography, however, Wiki has not provided any details info about his personal life, but according to sources, we found that he is not a married man. He doesn’t have any spouse. He doesn't have any child and never been through the process of divorce. According to sources, he was dating a girl named Stephanie during his high school who killed herself before he had fought any pro fight.

No current relationship details about him is out yet.

He has a gigantic personality and possesses a height of 6 feet and his weight is around 77 kg. He remains fit and fine and is ready for his next fight. People followed him on social networking sites. One can easily see his tweets on Twitter and he is also available on Facebook and Instagram.

Nick Diaz's Net Worth and Endorsements

Diaz's dedication and devotion have been clearly reflected in his net worth. As of 2018, Nick Dick has an estimated net worth of $3 million including all of his properties and incomes. Being an MMA fighter, Diaz doesn't receive a fixed salary instead he is paid per each of his fights. He is one of the highly paid stars in UFC.

Nick's career earnings is reported to be about $1,665,950. In his recent bout against Anderson Silva, he was paid $500,000.


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