NATHAN DIAZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nate Diaz Requests Release From UFC Contract

In a rather bizarre tweet former UFC lighweight title contender Nate Diaz (17-9, pictured left) has requested his release from the UFC.@ufc @danawhite I would like to request to be released from the @ufc Its time for me to be on my way .. ?— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) February 26, 2014Not one known to follow the status quo the brash talking Stockton, California native has taken...
Via MMAInsider
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Diaz rips Pettis for delaying fight

Thank goodness we still have one Diaz brother in the UFC. Nate Diaz took to Twitter on Monday to rip Anthony Pettis, calling the UFC lightweight champion a coward in a 209 kind of way. ******** outta everyother fight now ?wonder what that's like? #urpayingthesep*ssys -- Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) November 11, 2013 "******** outta every other fight now?" Diaz wrote...
Via Fox Sports
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC’s Nate Diaz Says he can’t Make Next Fight due to HS Reunion

  Yea Nate Diaz isn’t going to his high school reunion if Dana White is still breathing come November 30th. According to a story via USA Today Sports, the mercurial UFC fighter is scheduled to fight Gray Maynard for the third time in two months time at The Ultimate Fighter 18 finale, but Diaz says he has other plans. @ufc Cant make it november 30th ive gotta high school reuinion...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Says He Will Miss Bout with Maynard Due to High School Reunion

It wouldn’t be the Diaz brothers if they made life easy for the UFC. Weeks after an rubber match between Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard was announced for The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale, it appears Diaz will not be taking part in the contest due to a prior engagement. The TUF 5 winner tweeted the UFC earlier today to inform them that he would be unable to fight on November 30th due...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz posts worrisome tweet

Early Wednesday afternoon, Nate Diaz tweeted out a few words that seemed to put his Nov. 30 matchup with Gray Maynard in jeopardy. @ufc Cant make it november 30th ive gotta high school reuinion i have to tend too... -- Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) September 23, 2013 The tweet comes just two weeks after Diaz agreed to the bout, which comes on the heels of a two-fight losing streak...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Tweet FC: Nate Diaz suspended for use of the three letter F-word

"It's like, whatever." They may not have any fights currently scheduled, but that hasn't kept the Diaz brothers from stealing the headlines in the recent days. Brother Nick started things off earlier this week when he applied for a promoters license with the CSAC. In addition to that a website titled nickdiazpromotions was also created with his promotions new...
Via hov-mma
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC suspends Nate Diaz over slur

Nate Diaz's future in the UFC was put in question Thursday when the lightweight was suspended after using a homophobic slur on Twitter. Diaz dropped the offensive remark in a Twitter message in which he took up for fellow fighter Pat Healy, who earlier this week was stripped of his win and $130,000 in bonus money for testing positive for marijuana at UFC 159 last month in Newark...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Slight Underdog Against Benson Henderson

It’s been a long and winding road, but Nate Diaz (Pictured) is just days away from finally entering a UFC championship fight. Unfortunately for Mr. 209, he’ll step inside the Octagon Saturday as a slight underdog against reigning lightweight king Benson Henderson. Diaz has been pegged as a +130 dark horse against “Smooth.” Henderson, meanwhile, checks in as a -160 odds-on...
Via 5thRound.com
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 5 Card Announced

The UFC has added some big names and intriguing fights to their upcoming UFC on Fox card. Benson Henderson and Nathan Diaz will fight for the lightweight title, while Mauricio “Shogun” Rua – Alexander Gustafsson and B.J. Penn – Rory MacDonald have all been added to UFC on FOX 5. The fight card will take [...]
Via Fight Geeks
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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