What is Nick Diaz’s net worth? MMA legend's comeback against Robbie Lawler at UFC 266
Nick Diaz last faced Lawler at UFC 47 in 2004 and ended up scoring an all-time classic second-round knockout
Nick Diaz, whose real name is Nicholas Robert Diaz, is all set for his next big fight in September. The mixed martial artist will lock horns with Robbie Lawler for his UFC 266 match. The much-awaited showdown has been scheduled for September 25, 2021, and will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto Nick Diaz’s attorney, Ross Goodman, confirmed the big news. The 37-year-old MMA fighter last faced Lawler at UFC 47 on April 2, 2004. The former ended up scoring an all-time classic second-round knockout. Diaz has not entered the ring professionally after he lost the fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 183 in January 2015. Speaking of UFC, fighters like Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Brandon Moreno and Ciryl Gane recently made headlines for their respective matches.
Nick Diaz was born in a Mexican-American family and was raised in Stockton, California. He commenced his training in karate and aikido from a very young age which allowed him to win several wrestling tournaments during his teenage years. Diaz became a professional MMA fighter in 2001 just after his 18th birthday. He won his first fight against Mike Wick at IFC Warriors Challenge 15. He later defeated Chris Lytle at IFC Warriors Challenge 17 in July 2002 to lift the trophy of IFC Welterweight Championship. His brother Nate Diaz is also a renowned mixed martial artist.
Nick Diaz’s net worth
Nick Diaz is counted among the top MMA fighters in the world. He has competed in coveted championship events like UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce, EliteXC, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC), and a few others. His last major win came in 2011 against BJ Penn via unanimous decision. The 37-year-old fighter is also known for his bouts against Paul Daley, K.J. Noons, Frank Shamrock, Gleison Tibau, Chris Lytle and others.
If we talk about his net worth, the MMA wrestler is valued at a whopping $3 million, as reported by Celebrity Net Worth. Nick Diaz has garnered fame for his Jiu-Jitsu fighting style along with his trademark closed guard grappling maneuver which he often uses in his fights to take an advantage over his opponents. Nick Diaz has upped his value on a regular basis as he has won 26 MMA fights out of his 37 matches. He has also earned an impressive amount of money from professional boxing matches. Nick Diaz has won 17 awards in UFC, Strikeforce, WEC, International Sport Karate Association, International Fighting Championship, Ultimate Athletes, Sherdog Awards, Inside Fights, US Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open and Pan-American Championship Jiu-Jitsu which further allow him to pocket fat cheques. If we talk about his hobbies, Nick Diaz is apparently more inclined towards cycling instead of splurging money on luxury cars.