Nick Diaz Net Worth 2020, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards and Instagram.
Nick Diaz Net Worth 2020 – American mixed martial artist Nick Diaz has had his presence duly felt in the UFC. The former welterweight champion has fought in the prestigious PRIDE championship as well as Strikeforce, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC), DREAM and many other championships.
He is also a promoter and has worked with several fighters in the industry.
He was born on August 2, 1983, in Stockton, California and is of Mexican and English Descent. Nick is an alumnus of Tokay High School, Lodi, California where he schooled for a year before dropping out. The kid started from a very young age to exhibit tenacity, strength, and resilience.
He was part of his school’s swimming team and also engaged in karate as a teenager. Diaz used to fight at wrestling tournaments at the time and was popular in the sports. At 16 he enrolled in Sambo training and was promoted to black belt in 2007.
Diaz went pro as a mixed martial arts fighter in the year 2001 when he won Mike Wick at IFC Warriors Challenge 15. The following year, Diaz claimed the IFC Welterweight Championship after defeating Chris Lytle at IFC Warriors Challenge 17 in 2002.
He defended his IFC Welterweight Championship and also won the WEC Welterweight Championship at WEC 6 in 2003 with a bout against Joe Hurley whom he submitted with a kimura.
Nick Diaz was soon signed to the UFC and debuted at UFC 44 where he submitted Jackson with an armbar in a trilogy. Diaz’s first UFC loss was in the fight against Judoka Kao Parisyan at UFC 49.
He later made up for the loss with wins over Drew Fickett at UFC 51 and at UFC 53 against Koji Oshi. Little did he know that his second loss was imminent. Diaz lost for the second time at The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale to Diego Sanches, a Middleweight winner. He lost a third time at UFC 59 to Sean Sherk.
In 2007, Nick Diaz was signed with PRIDE and had his first fight at PRIDE 33. While on the platform, Diaz failed a drug test after he tested positive to marijuana by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
He was suspended for six months with a fine of $3000 which was 20 percent of his earnings from his implicating fight with Lightweight Champion Takanori Gomi.
His next stint was under EliteXC after he was reportedly signed on a two-year deal. He lost his fight against fighting specialist KJ Noons in a defeat which saw him undergo a surgery to fix a cut he sustained from the fight.
At DREAM, he was remarkable and emerged victorious in most fights. The same went for Strikeforce. Nick Diaz recorded 26 wins and 9 losses in 37 fights in his mixed martial arts career. He has one championship recorded and hopes to win more.
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Under the UFC Diaz has been awarded twice with ‘Fight of the Night’ award, along with a ‘Submission of the Night’.
Under Strikeforce, he won the ‘Strikeforce Welterweight Championship’, along with ‘Most Successful welterweight title defenses in Strikeforce’ three times. Under World Extreme Fighting he has won the ‘WEC Welterweight Championship’.
Diaz is not one of those artists who has accumulated loads of wealth. His net worth today amounts to $3 million.