Nickolas Robert Diaz is an American professional mixed martial artist and a promoter who has been signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Since he started his career in 2001, he has competed in UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce, EliteXC, World Extreme Cagefighting and Shooto. He is the former welterweight champion in the Strikeforce and WEC. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Nick Diaz in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Nick was born in 1983 on 2nd August in Stockton, California, United States of America. He studied at Tokay High School but never completed his high school diploma as he dropped out. During the Freshman Years, he was part of the swim team ad started karate Training as well as Aikido Training.
While he was still in his teens, he participated in numerous wrestling tournaments and was heavily involved in Sambo at the age of sixteen. Later, he received a black belt at the jiu-jitsu which is a Brazilian technique. Together with his brother, they are teachers and also cannabis advocates.
He has featured in very many documentary films that were dubbed ‘Fight Life’ in the year 2013. This documentary revolved around the mixed martial arts who are living outside the cage and the kind of life that they were experiencing. The film has been created by James Z Feng, who is an independent director.
When it comes to professional life, there is nothing much that is available regarding this. Sources have said that he is yet to get married. He has no children and never passed through the divorce process. The name of his beautiful girlfriend is Misty Brown.
They have been spotted together several times by their fans, and Sources have said that they may be planning a wedding, but they are yet at a very busy stage in their life. While he was playing for the Strikeforce, there was a lot of controversies surrounding his conduct in the ring. He has shown so much dedication when it comes to charity and another workforce.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career started in the year 2001, and this is the time when he started to perform at several stages. Numerous champion players got defeated by him. In addition to UFC, he competed for the PRIDE, Strikeforce, WEC and much more. After he did turn eighteen that was the time that he got his first victory. This was at the IFC Warriors Challenge. The second fight that followed was IFC Welterweight Championship which he also won.
The maneuvers that he used became very popular and also went on to become his signature move. The most popular is the one being closed guard grappling that he used to win several fights. He has a total of 37 mixed martial arts records that he has participated in. Out of all these, he won 26 and lost 9.
Net Worth & Earnings
Nick Diaz net worth is estimated to be over $4 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as a martial art expert. He has participated in many matches and tournaments that he went on to win. Winning this competition not only brought him popularity but also did increase his net worth.
Diaz kick-started his career with training in the mixed martial arts. His interest in martial arts was when he was very young, and he never shied to do so. He is well trained in various forms and also does provide coaching in the Jiu-jitsu, a Brazilian Technique. He is a true reflection of the statement that all dreams are valid.