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Fighter Summary

78

Nate Diaz

Welterweight #52

Record: 16-11

Active: 15 years, 3 months

Ratings and Rankings
Metric Rating Ranking
Performance 78
C+
52
Power 84
B
37
Offensive 92
A-
18
Defensive 77
C+
54
Records
Overall 16-11 (59.3%)
Versus Top 10 0-1 (0%)
Versus > .500 Fighters 9-10 (47.4%)
Versus < .500 Fighters 7-1 (87.5%)
Last 5 Fights 2-3 (40%)
Superlatives
Best Win Lightweight #39 Jim Miller (24-15)
2012-05-05 UFC on FOX: Diaz vs Miller
Round 2 SUB Guillotine Choke
Worst Loss Welterweight #53 Jorge Masvidal (12-9)
2019-11-02 UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz
Round 3 KO/TKO
Other Statistics
Finishes 12 (44.4%)
KOs 2 (7.4%)
Submissions 10 (37%)
Decisions 4 (14.8%)
Opponent Record 283-198
Average Opponent Rank 47.7
Long Streak W 5 (09/17/2008)
Current Streak W 1

Recent Trend Analysis

Fight Results
ResultOpponent
W
2022-09-10
Tony Ferguson (15-6)
Welterweight #62
Round 4 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC 279: Diaz vs. Ferguson
L
2021-06-12
Leon Edwards (12-2)
Welterweight #3
Round 5 U-DEC
UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2
L
2019-11-02
Jorge Masvidal (12-9)
Welterweight #53
Round 3 KO/TKO
UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz
W
2019-08-17
Anthony Pettis (11-9)
Welterweight #48
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2
L
2016-08-20
Conor McGregor (10-4)
Welterweight #43
Round 5 M-DEC
UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2
W
2016-03-05
Conor McGregor (10-4)
Welterweight #43
Round 2 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz
W
2015-12-19
Michael Johnson (12-14)
Lightweight #79
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC on FOX: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2
L
2014-12-13
Rafael Dos Anjos (20-12)
Lightweight #27
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs Miocic
W
2013-11-30
Gray Maynard (11-7)
Lightweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale
L
2013-04-20
Josh Thomson (3-4)
Lightweight
Round 2 KO/TKO Kick
UFC on FOX: Henderson vs Melendez
L
2012-12-08
Benson Henderson (11-3)
Lightweight
Round 5 U-DEC
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Diaz
W
2012-05-05
Jim Miller (24-15)
Lightweight #39
Round 2 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC on FOX: Diaz vs Miller
W
2011-12-30
Donald Cerrone (23-14)
Lightweight #76
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 141: Lesnar vs Overeem
W
2011-09-24
Takanori Gomi (4-9)
Lightweight
Round 1 SUB Armbar
UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage
L
2011-04-30
Rory MacDonald (9-4)
Welterweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 129: St-Pierre vs Shields
L
2011-01-01
Dong Hyun Kim (16-6)
Welterweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 125: Resolution
W
2010-08-28
Marcus Davis (9-6)
Welterweight
Round 3 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC 118: Edgar vs Penn 2
W
2010-03-27
Rory Markham (1-2)
Welterweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC 111: St-Pierre vs Hardy
L
2010-01-11
Gray Maynard (11-7)
Lightweight
Round 3 S-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Maynard vs Diaz
W
2009-09-16
Melvin Guillard (12-9)
Lightweight
Round 2 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Guillard
L
2009-06-20
Joe Stevenson (8-8)
Lightweight
Round 3 U-DEC
The Ultimate Fighter: Team US vs Team UK Finale
L
2009-01-31
Clay Guida (17-16)
Lightweight #52
Round 3 S-DEC
UFC 94: St-Pierre vs Penn 2
W
2008-09-17
Josh Neer (6-9)
Lightweight
Round 3 S-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Neer
W
2008-04-02
Kurt Pellegrino (7-5)
Lightweight
Round 2 SUB Triangle Choke
UFC Fight Night: Florian vs Lauzon
W
2008-01-23
Alvin Robinson (1-3)
Lightweight
Round 1 SUB Triangle Choke
UFC Fight Night: Swick vs Burkman
W
2007-09-19
Junior Assuncao (2-3)
Lightweight
Round 1 SUB Guillotine Choke
UFC Fight Night: Thomas vs Florian
W
2007-06-23
Manvel Gamburyan (6-8)
Lightweight
Round 2 SUB Injury
The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale