About Nick Diaz
Nick Diaz is known as a MMA artist, however, currently he is retired from this profession. Nevertheless, it has brought a lot of financial success to him and increased Nick Diaz net worth a lot, with the current estimate of it being announced as reaching 800 thousand dollars. Nick Diaz is also known as a holder of Brazilian Jui Jitsu black belt. As a mixed martial artist, Nick Diaz has competed in many championships and is known as a Strikeforce Welterweight Champion, IFC Welterweight Champion and WEC Welterweight Champion. All these titles also increased the total sum of Nick Diaz net worth.
Of Mexican origin, Nick Diaz grew up in California. Nick Diaz is a brother of also a popular star in MMA field, Nate Diaz, who is a UFC fighter. When he was growing up, his mother signed Nick Diaz for swimming lessons and he is really thankful to her for doing that because of the fact that during fights, Nick Diaz’ cardio proved to be very impressive. In addition, Nick Diaz has stated in many interviews that growing up was not easy at all to him mainly due to the fact that he grew up without his father.
When he was a teenager, Nick Diaz started attending karate and aikido lessons and also participating in wrestling tournaments. Nick Diaz got involved into mixed martial arts because when he was a teenager, he was usually bullied by other kids, who were bigger than him. Thus, mixed martial arts became a huge part of his life and later it also increased Nick Diaz net worth. When he saw the UFC competition, Nick Diaz immediately decided to someday be a part of this organization.
Nick Diaz’ brother was also involved into this kind of fighting and competed in the Lightweight division. He was also the winner of the Ultimate Fighter 5.
As a part of his training program, Nick Diaz was also regularly competing in triathlons. When he became 16 years old, Nick Diaz started to be training in Sambo under Valeri Ignatov, who was a champion of this style. Currently, Nick Diaz is training people Brazilian Jui Jitsu in a school in California, which belongs to him as his brother.
In 2001, Nick Diaz became a professional mixed martial artist. After his 18th birthday, Nick Diaz won his first competition. Soon, he began competing in high scale events, which also added up to the overall estimate of Nick Diaz net worth.