Carlos-Condit-Nick-Diaz-9286-UFC-143Nick Diaz caused quite a stir during the UFC 158 post-fight press conference following his unanimous decision loss to welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in Montreal, revealing that he’s never paid taxes in his life.

“I just have to invest a little more money (in training),” Diaz said when asked what he would do if he does stay in the UFC instead of retiring as he hinted at. “Now that I have a little bit more money. I’ve never paid taxes in my life and I’ll probably go to jail.

“No one wants to hear about that, no one wants to hear about that kinda talk or what’s really going on with me. I might as well just be a kid.”

UFC president Dana White told the media following the press conference that he’s concerned about Diaz and his taxes, and that he’d rather have ninjas after him than the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

“At the end of the day, Nick has been in the sport forever, he wanted a shot at the title and he got a shot at the title and he got paid a lot of money for it,” White said. “What’s sad is, he’s gotta go pay his taxes, that’s going to be (expletive); that will be sad.

“If someone doesn’t take care of that kid and get him set straight, then you know. He came out here publicly tonight and said he’s never paid taxes in his life. Holy (expletive)! I mean, that’s bad. Somebody better handle that with his check and make sure that kid doesn’t end up with nothing.”

(Follow @AndrewPMMA on Twitter)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Ronda Rousey No. 6 on Forbes’ highest paid women in sports

  • 19 days ago
  • 9 views

The UFC’s biggest star – per the promotion’s president, Dana White – has elbowed her way onto a list of highest-paid women in sports, but still lags behind others.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Video: Fedor Emelianenko reveals he's negotiating with UFC, demands world's strongest fighters

  • 26 days ago
  • 323 views

"This is being negotiated, in particular with the UFC, as well as some other promotions. I think it will soon be finally determined. As for the opponent, I would say that desire must comply opportuni read news >>

Fedor reveals UFC negotiations in process, wants ‘strongest fighters in the world’

  • 26 days ago
  • 898 views

Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko revealed during a Q&A session that the negotiations were underway with the UFC and several other promotions. Fedor Emelianenko's return to MMA has caused read news >>

Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz to finally face NAC hearing on August 13th

  • 27 days ago
  • 2 views

The oft-delayed hearings of suspended fighters Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will allegedly take place in a little over a week. It appears that Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz are going to stand in front read news >>

Ronda Rousey reveals 'surprise' location where she will gift UFC belt to Brazil

  • 27 days ago
  • 14 views

As promised, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey will leave her championship belt in Brazil, just a few days after her knockout win over Bethe Correia i read news >>

NSAC drug test hearings for Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz set for Aug. 13

  • 27 days ago
  • 13 views

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has once again summoned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) combatants Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, who are required to appear before the governing body on A read news >>

Dana White Says It’s Time for Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to Retire

  • 28 days ago
  • 72 views

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is one of the most decorated fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts, but it appears that it’s time for him to hang up his gloves and retire. read news >>

Dana White thinks Ronda Rousey vs Cris Cyborg would break all MMA PPV records

  • 28 days ago
  • 315 views

The UFC president told Ariel Helwani that a fight card headlined by Rousey against the former Strikeforce women's champ would do more than 2.5 million buys. Dana White talked to MMAFighting.com's Ari read news >>

Khabib Nurmagomedov Details Melee with Nick Diaz's Crew at WSOF 22

  • 28 days ago
  • 816 views

Words like “barn-burner” and “slobber-knocker” could be used to describe World Series of Fighting 22, and we’re not talking about the action inside the cage. Mayhem and panic spilled onto the floor a read news >>

UFC 190 trending ahead of UFC 189 says Dana White

  • 28 days ago
  • 12 views

The UFC president says Ronda Rousey's latest fight is looking to outperform Conor McGregor's breakthrough a month ago. Dana White is never shy to let the world know when the UFC does well and he appe read news >>