Nate Diaz Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Girlfriend, Education, Biography

Nate Diaz Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Girlfriend, Education, Biography
Nate Diaz Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth April 16, 1985
Zodiac Sign Aries
Girlfriend Misty Brown

Nate Diaz is an American professional mixed martial artist who has primarily competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) promotion since winning the reality TV series The Ultimate Fighter 5 in 2007. Before joining UFC, in the early part of his career, he had competed in the now-defunct promotions World Extreme Cagefighting and Strikeforce. He had also participated for a while in the Japan-based promotion Pancrase. Besides MMA, he is adept at boxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, holding a 2nd-degree black belt in the latter discipline. Representing the United States, he had won a ‘Silver’ medal, in the 82 kg (Blue) category, at the 2005 Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championships, the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in North America.

Born Name

Nathan Donald Diaz

Nick Name

Nate, The Stockton Slugger

Nate Diaz as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019
Nate Diaz as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019 (Nate Diaz / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, United States

Residence

Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Nate had attended the Tokay High School in Lodi, California.

Occupation

Professional Mixed Martial Artist

Nate Diaz as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019
Nate Diaz as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019 (Nate Diaz / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Robert Diaz
  • Mother – Melissa Lou Diaz (née Womble)
  • Siblings – Nickolas ‘Nick’ Robert Diaz (Older Brother) (Professional Mixed Martial Artist), Nina Diaz (Sister)
  • Others – Earl Donald Womble (Maternal Grandfather), Loella May Taylor (Maternal Grandmother)
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Weight(s)

  • Lightweight (2004–2010, 2011–2015)
  • Welterweight (2010–2011, 2016–present)

Stance

Southpaw

Reach

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Nate Diaz as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019
Nate Diaz as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019 (Nate Diaz / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Nate has dated –

  1. Misty Brown (2012-Present) – Nate’s long-term relationship with Misty Brown had started in 2012. They have a daughter together named Nikayla (b. June 20, 2018).

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic and White)

He is of Mexican descent on his father’s side and German and English descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Close-cropped hair
  • Often sports a trimmed goatee
Nate Diaz as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2019
Nate Diaz as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2019 (Nate Diaz / Instagram)

Nate Diaz Facts

  1. Nate had started getting trained in mixed martial arts, with his older brother Nick, when he was just 11 years old.
  2. He and Nick, also a professional MMA fighter fighting under UFC, run a Brazilian jiu-jitsu school called the Nick Diaz Academy. in their hometown of Stockton. The brothers have both been advocates for cannabis use for the longest time and have a licensed line of marijuana pre-rolls manufactured by California Finest. Besides, they jointly run a CBD company known as Game Up Nutrition.
  3. As of January 2021, he had jointly held the record for the ‘Second-Most UFC Bonus Awards’ (15). This includes ‘Fight of the Night’ (8 times), ‘Knockout of the Night’ (Once),
    ‘Performance of the Night’ (Once), and ‘Submission of the Night’ (5 times).
  4. As of January 2021, he had also held the joint records for ‘Most Submission Wins in UFC Lightweight Division’ (7) and ‘Most UFC Fight of the Night Bonuses’ (8).
  5. Before joining UFC, he had won the ‘Warrior Cup 1’ in August 2006, becoming the inaugural titleholder of the WC Lightweight Championship.
  6. At the UFC 202 special event, held in August 2016, his headlining bout with Conor McGregor had helped set a new record for the highest UFC pay-per-view buy rate. This was later surpassed by UFC 229.
  7. He has been primarily vegan since the age of 18 but had revealed in an interview that he has consumed fish from time to time to maintain his body’s nutrient balance.
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Featured Image by Nate Diaz / Instagram

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