The 27-year-old has fought his way through the ranks of UFC to earn a shot at Benson Henderson for the lightweight title.
To successfully defend the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight crown for a second time, Benson Henderson must deny a challenger whose stock has never been higher.
Manager Cesar Gracie met on Monday with UFC president Dana White to
hammer out a new deal Nate Diaz and discuss the
future of his brother, Nick Diaz.
Although White on Monday tweeted th...
Nate Diaz appears to have solidified his position as No. 1 contender to the UFC lightweight title.
Not only did Nate Diaz secure a shot at the UFC lightweight championship on Saturday night, but he was also among the UFC on Fox 3 post-fight bonus winners.
Nate Diaz might still be a bout away from a title shot, but beating Miller would have its virtues.
Following a mediocre run at welterweight, Nate Diaz headlines UFC on Fox 3 with Jim Miller, fighting for a shot at the UFC lightweight championship.
A lightweight tilt between standouts Jim Miller and
Nate Diaz hasn't officially been dubbed a title
Unofficially, it may be a different story.
"That's what I was told was...
Add the winner of Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller at UFC on Fox 3 in May to the UFC lightweight championship merry-go-round.
Few thought Maynard would recover from his trilogy with Frankie Edgar, but he's now just one win from another shot at UFC gold.