Found December 04, 2012 on
6'0" 155 lbs (Lightweight)
76" reach, Southpaw
April 16, 1985
16-7 (UFC: 11-5)
3 straight wins
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
The Ultimate Fighter 5 Lightweight Champion: 2007
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When one of the UFC's most recognizable, controversial and fiery fighters, Nate Diaz, steps into the Octagon Saturday night to fight Benson Henderson for Henderson's lightweight belt on UFC on FOX, he'll conjure plenty of images in fans' minds.
First is his thick-as-thieves relationship with his older brother, Nick, a UFC welterweight contender who'll soon come...
Henderson and Diaz fight in the main event of UFC on FOX 5The fight card for “UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz” is the best that they’ve put together in a long time. I can’t remember the last event they’ve had with four fights big enough to be worth putting on a poster. Maybe they are returning to their old ways, or maybe they’ve learned a terrible lesson from balancing...
Soon to be UFC champ Nate Diaz is fan friendly in a Seattle mall. Our source sent this along “For all you UFC fans. Guess who came into my work and bought some jeans off of me?! Yup.. Mr. Nate Diaz.” War Diaz!
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Dana White UFC on FOX Henderson vs. Diaz Vlog
The Gambling Gods have finally snapped out of Holiday mode and released the betting lines for “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz’s” four featured bouts.
The most star-studded freebie fight card in the history of ever showcases a lightweight title tilt between Nate Diaz (Pictured) and champion Benson Henderson.
Henderson is a slight -165 odds-on favorite to retain his strap in...
Nate Diaz isn’t always the most well spoken guy in the world and can be as brash his brother Nick in the octagon. One thing I know for sure, Diaz is going to bring the fight to Benson. War Diaz.
Nate Diaz Does A Little Shopping
Nate Hangs With His Buddies
Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz (Pictured) have each taken different and distinctive paths towards Saturday’s championship showdown. Henderson had to prove his mettle in the WEC and bounce back from a devastating “Showtime Kick” via Anthony Pettis before he finally captured the UFC belt.
Bendo is now looking to notch his second consecutive UFC title defense.
If you were confused about what time “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz Road to the Octagon” aired in your local market on Sunday, you probably weren’t the only one. No worries, because we’ve located to hour-long documentary to get you up to speed.
The show focused on Saturday’s three featured fights. First, take a look at up-and-comer Rory MacDonald as he prepares to battle...
The bad news: Michael Chiesa (Pictured) has been forced out of Saturday’s scrap against Marcus LeVesseur due to illness. The good news: the lightweight affair wasn’t one of “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz’s” four featured fights.
The contest was to mark Chiesa’s first since taking “The Ultimate Fighter 15″ tournament back in June.
No word on what exactly caused...
Would you like a sneak peek at the video intro for the baddest freebie fight card in UFC history? Good, because we’ve obtained the footage for your viewing pleasure.
“UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” takes place Saturday inside Key Arena in Seattle. A light heavyweight affair between former champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Pictured) and Alexander Gustafsson co-headlines the...
After watching the injury bug wipe away a pair of preliminary fights at the last minute, the bout order for Saturday’s star-studded “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” event has once again been finalized.
With Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub and Michael Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur receiving late scratches from the FX broadcast, the Facebook scraps between Tim Means vs. Abel...
It’s fight week, so you know what that means – it’s blog week for UFC president Dana White (Pictured).
In anticipation of Saturday’s “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” extravaganza, White takes fans behind-the-scenes at the Octagon’s last card, shows what Ronda Rousey has been up to (literally) and gets predictions on this weekend’s scraps from “The Ultimate Fighter...
UFC on FOX 5 takes place on Saturday December 8th from Seattle’s KeyArena.
This is by far one of the most stacked cards of the year, featuring a lightweight title fight in the main event as Benson Henderson looks to defend his strap against Nate Diaz. Also on the FOX portion of the card will be Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald and...
"When they talk about the greatest fighters of all time, I don't ever hear my name coming up any more, and I'm just sick of it. I wanna get back to the glory days." - The Prodigy" B.J. Penn"As a young kid, I looked up to BJ. As a man I don't anymore. He's just another fighter on his way to losing....to me." - Rory "Ares"...
The UFC debuted ”Road to the Octagon” on FOX ahead of next Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5 card.
The one-hour special followed the three big fighters, as they prepared for the FOX event on Saturday December 8 from Seattle’s KeyArena.
The show went in depth with lightweight champion Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, “Shogun” Rua, Alexander Gustafsson, Rory MacDonald and B.J. Penn...
Did you catch the UFC’s “Road to the Octagon” after football on Sunday? If not, no worries as we’ve got the entire episode here for you to check out. The episode follows BJ Penn, Rory MacDonald, Shogun Rua, Alexander Gustafsson, Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz as they prepare for this Saturday’s fight-night. Highlights include MacDonald [...]