Nate Diaz is an American mixed martial artist with a net worth of $8 Million. He is currently competing in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). This article contains details of Diaz’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, and other information.

About Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz is the younger brother of Nick Diaz, a former Strikeforce, WEC, and IFC welterweight champion. He began training in martial arts with his brother at a young age. During his early career, Nate competed in a bare-knuckle MMA fight against Robert Limon in 2022. It is considered his earliest competitive experience.

Diaz made his official professional MMA debut in 2004. Initially, he mainly fought for World Extreme Cagefighting (WFC). In 2006, he fought at the WEC 24 for the Lightweight Championship against then-champion Hermes França. He lost the match via submission in the second round. This was the WEC’s final event before being purchased by Zuffa, LLC, the parent organization of the UFC.

In 2007, Diaz fought Manvel Gamburyan at the Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale. It was his UFC debut event. He won the debut match with a TKO in the second round. Throughout his UFC career, the American fighter had 26 bouts. Among these, he won 15 and lost 11 bouts. Additionally, the fighter earned Fight of the Night 8 times, Submission of the Night 5 times, and Performance of the Night once. Recently, he lost two fights back-to-back against Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal. Diaz is scheduled to face Khamzat Chimaev at the upcoming UFC 279.

Nate Diaz’s Net Worth and Salary

In 2023, Diaz’s net worth will be $8 million. During his MMA career, the fighter earned around $4.9 million in prize money. Most of his overall MMA income came from UFC events. In 2021, he earned $271,000 from a losing bout against Leon Edwards. Before this, he earned around $540,000 from two matches in 2019. Let us take a look at his recent UFC earning breakdown –

Event Payout Win Bonus Extra Bonus Endorsement Total
UFC 263 $250,000 $21,000 $271,000
UFC 244 $250,000 $20,000 $270,000
UFC 241 $250,000 $20,000 $270,000
UFC 202 $2,000,000 $50,000 $20,000 $2,070,000
UFC 196 $500,000 $50,000 $50,000 $20,000 $620,000
UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2 $20,000 $20,000 $50,000 $20,000 $110,000
UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs Miocic $20,000 Fined: $4,000 (missing weight) $16,000
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs Team Tate Finale $15,000 $15,000 $50,000 $80,000
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Melendez $15,000 $15,000
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Diaz $50,000 $50,000
UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Miller $41,000 $41,000 $65,000 $147,000

Diaz’s Endorsements

Diaz’s endorsement list includes Nick Diaz Academy, Represent Ltd, and Game Up Nutrition.

Quick Facts

Full Name Nate Diaz
Nickname n/a
Profession MMA
Stance Southpaw
Division Lightweight (Previously), Welterweight
Date of Birth 16 April 1985
Place of Birth Stockton, California, USA
Age 37
Nationality American
Debut 2007
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Net Worth $8 million
Career Earnings $4.9 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father’s Name Robert Diaz
Mother’s Name Melissa Womble Diaz
Twitter Handle @NateDiaz209
Instagram Handle @natediaz209

Diaz’s Wife

Diaz is currently dating Misty Brown. Brown is a Stockton native, like her boyfriend. The couple shares a daughter named Nikayla Diaz. She was born on June 6, 2018. The fighter hasn’t disclosed any further details on his personal life yet.

Nate Diaz and Misty Brown

His Age

Diaz was born on April 16, 1985, in Stockton, California, USA. He is currently 37 years old.

His Height and Weight

The American mixed martial artist has a height of 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) and weighs 170 lb (77 kg).

Nate Diaz’s MMA Stats

MMA Career Overview

Category Wins Loss
Knockout 5 2
Submission 11 1
Decision 4 10

UFC Career Overview

Date Event Res. Opponent Method Round
12-Jun-21 UFC 263 Loss Leon Edwards Decision (unanimous) 5
2-Nov-19 UFC 244 Loss Jorge Masvidal TKO (doctor stoppage) 3
17-Aug-19 UFC 241 Win Anthony Pettis Decision (unanimous) 3
20-Aug-16 UFC 202 Loss Conor McGregor Decision (majority) 5
5-Mar-16 UFC 196 Win Conor McGregor Submission (rear-naked choke) 2
19-Dec-15 UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2 Win Michael Johnson Decision (unanimous) 3
13-Dec-14 UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs. Miocic Loss Rafael dos Anjos Decision (unanimous) 3
30-Nov-13 UFC: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate Finale Win Gray Maynard TKO (punches) 1
20-Apr-13 UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez Loss Josh Thomson TKO (head kick and punches) 2
8-Dec-12 UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz Loss Benson Henderson Decision (unanimous) 5
5-May-12 UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller Win Jim Miller Submission (guillotine choke) 2
30-Dec-11 UFC 141 Win Donald Cerrone Decision (unanimous) 3
24-Sep-11 UFC 135 Win Takanori Gomi Submission (armbar) 1
30-Apr-11 UFC 129 Loss Rory MacDonald Decision (unanimous) 3
1-Jan-11 UFC 125 Loss Dong Hyun Kim Decision (unanimous) 3
28-Aug-10 UFC 118 Win Marcus Davis Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 3
27-Mar-10 UFC 111 Win Rory Markham TKO (punches) 1
11-Jan-10 UFC Fight Night: Maynard vs. Diaz Loss Gray Maynard Decision (split) 3
16-Sep-09 UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Guillard Win Melvin Guillard Submission (guillotine choke) 2
20-Jun-09 The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. the United Kingdom Finale Loss Joe Stevenson Decision (unanimous) 3

UFC Career Stats: 2022 YTD

Category Stats
Strikes Landed per Minute 4.51
Significant Striking Accuracy 45%
Strikes Absorbed per Minute 3.73
Significant Strike Defense 52%
Average Takedowns Landed (/15m) 1.10
Takedown Accuracy 30%
Takedown Defense 41%
Average Submissions Attempted (/15m) 1.3

The Best Moments from Nate Diaz | UFC Press Conferences, love for Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor rivalry

FAQ about Nate Diaz

How much is Nate Diaz’s Net Worth in 2023?

Nate Diaz’s net worth is $8 million in 2023.

How Old is He?

Diaz is currently 37 years old.

What is His Height?

He is 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) tall.

What are his Career Earnings?

He has earned over $4.9 million in his professional career.

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