Nate Diaz




TRAINING: A typical day starts with a good run. Afterwards I spar either boxing or kickboxing. Later I work jiu-jitsu and takedowns. I lift weights late at night and try to eat as healthy as possible.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was younger just because I didn’t have much else to do, and that’s what my brother (Nick Diaz) did.  I just went to the gym with him, he started fighting in the UFC, and I wanted to help him win fights so I did everything I could. I put on the gloves and sparred with him, and before I knew it I was getting a fight of my own.

What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, The Ultimate Fighter 5 winner

Do you have any heroes? Nick Diaz, Cesar Gracie, the entire Gracie family, and all my training partners on the Cesar Gracie Fight Team

What is your favorite technique? None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I think it’s cool.  It’s been a dream for of mine for a long time to fight in a big show.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? High school student

•    Fight against Stevenson was awarded one of three Fight of The Night honors. Also received FOTN award for Davis, Guida, and Neer bouts

•    Won Submission of the Night award for Guillard, Pellegrino, and Gomi bouts

•    Nine of last 11 wins by submission (10 overall)

•    Fights against Neer (#8) and Pellegrino (#7) made UFC.com’s best of 2008 list; submission of Pellegrino was # 7 on the best subs of 2008 list. Finished at #9 on list of best fighters of 2008.

•    Finished all four of his TUF5 fights.

•    Made pro debut at 19.

Fight History

Skill Breakdown
Charts are compiled based on results from all fights.
Total Fights: 17
Record: 15-7-0
Summary: Boxing, Jiu Jitsu, Heart
Fighter Info
From: Stockton, California USA
Fights Out Of: Stockton, CA USA
Age: 26
Height: 6′ 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1571
43% Successful
671
Types of Successful Strikes
0
671
77% Standing
17%
515
115
41
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
49
29% Successful
14
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
18
13
4
Takedown Defense
45
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Nate Diaz
UFC® 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem

Dec 30, 2011

238 0 0 0 R3Decision – Unanimous
Donald Cerrone 96 0 0 0
Win
Nate Diaz
UFC® 135: JONES vs. RAMPAGE

Sep 24, 2011

36 0 3 1 R1Submission
Takanori Gomi 4 0 0 0
Loss
Nate Diaz
UFC® 129: ST-PIERRE vs. SHIELDS

Apr 30, 2011

26 0 0 0 R3Decision – Unanimous
Rory MacDonald 42 7 0 1
Loss
Nate Diaz
UFC® 125: RESOLUTION

Jan 1, 2011

36 1 1 1 R3Decision – Unanimous
Dong Hyun Kim 19 3 0 3
Win
Nate Diaz
UFC® 118: EDGAR vs PENN 2

Aug 28, 2010

94 1 1 1 R3Submission
Watch

google.load(“visualization”, “1″, {packages:["corechart"]}); google.setOnLoadCallback(drawChart); function drawChart() { var data = new google.visualization.DataTable(); data.addColumn(‘string’, ”); data.addColumn(‘number’, ”); data.addRows([ ['Submissions',0.42091363504173], ['Striking', 0.40502433674894], ['Takedowns', 0.17406202820933], ]); var options = { backgroundColor: ‘#f1f1f1′, chartArea:{left:0,top:5,bottom:0,right:15,width:”98%”,height:”100%”}, legend: {position: ‘left’, textStyle: {fontSize: 12, fontweight:’bold’}}, }; var chart = new google.visualization.PieChart(document.getElementById(‘breakdown-graph-container’)); chart.draw(data, options); }


Popular Posts

Habits of healthy snack

Habits of healthy snack

Do pizzas, ice creams, French fries, cookies and candies list high on your kid’s agenda for snacks. And despite you telling your kids innumerable times, they still swear by junk and unhealthy foods for snacks. Giving in for there desire for junk food is paving way for your kids to be obese. Just as charity [...]


Health Coach & Fitness Model Sarah Varno’s Interview

Health Coach & Fitness Model Sarah Varno’s Interview

 What is your athletic background, and how did you get involved with fitness? I started playing soccer and basketball at the age of 5. Being athletic was instilled in my blood. People were amazed at how athletic I was! Not to toot my own horn, but I was GOOD! I played everything from pickup games [...]


Fitness Model And Trainer Dave Dreas’s Interview

Fitness Model And Trainer Dave Dreas’s Interview

 What is your athletic background, and how did you get involved with fitness and muscle building? I was born and raised in small town Minnesota. I grew up playing just about every sport you could imagine so from a young age I was rather competitive. It wasn’t until high school that I decided to focus [...]


Physical activity- magic pill

Physical activity- magic pill

Benefits Of Physical Activity   Health and fitness experts are often heard talking about the importance of physical activity, in order to enjoy a longer and a healthier life. There a lot of people who are under the impression that physical fitness implies that they have to put their bodies to strenuous and rigorous exercises [...]


Metabolic Slowdown & Adaptation:Prevent Slow Metabolism

Metabolic Slowdown & Adaptation:Prevent Slow Metabolism

 How A Slowing Metabolism Happens Let me run you though a scenario with which I am sure many people are familiar. Let’s say we have a competitor that is prepping for an upcoming bodybuilding show. Our competitor has put on a bit too much fat in the offseason, so being ready on time is going [...]


Q&A

Popular Article

  • 0
    Alex Soto Alex Soto

    TRAINING: After working a full day I typically work any combination of striking technique to wrestling or BJJ and strength & c...

  • 0
    Band Resistance Exercises Band Resistance Exercises

    Implementing resistance band exercises can add muscular strength and endurance to various muscle groups. They build your large mus...

  • 0
    Find Out Why You Should Got Milk Find Out Why You Should Got Milk

    Got Calories?Milk is an excellent source of calories, whether it be for the bulker or cutter. Two cups of skim milk will provide a...

  • 0
    Augmentation of cosmetic breast Augmentation of cosmetic breast

    Cosmetic breast augmentation is a particular form of breast enlargement surgery used to enlarge healthy breasts. Breast reconstruc...

  • 0
    Antiaging Care Antiaging Care

    ots of natural products have been created to help conquer particular beauty gripes of mature skin. These include topical treatment...

No Comments

    Leave a Comment


    Refresh