Nickolas Robert Diaz (born August 2, 1983) is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
First winner of the Strikeforce (2009) Welterweight World Title.
Defeated Jeremy Jackson via Submission at UFC 44. [September 2003]
Defeated Koji Oishi via KO at UFC 53. [June 2005]
Defeated Robbie Lawler via KO at UFC 47. [April 2004]
Defeated Drew Fickett via TKO at UFC 51. [February 2005]
On April 9, 2018, Diaz accepted a one-year USADA sanction for failing to report his whereabouts to USADA on three occasions from the third quarter of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017. The sanction is retroactive to April 9, 2017, and Diaz would be eligible to compete again on April 9, 2018.
Diaz faced Georges St-Pierre at UFC 158 on March 16, 2013 for the UFC Welterweight Championship. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Both Nick Diaz and his brother Nate are advocates for cannabis.
3rd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Cesar Gracie.
Height : 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight : 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)