Nick Diaz is back, finally.
The former Strikeforce champion and UFC title challenger makes his long-awaited return to MMA competition in a highly-anticipated rematch against Robbie Lawler. The two are set to throw down on the pay-per-view main card of Saturday’s UFC 266 event in Las Vegas.
It’s been six years since Diaz was last seen in action and a lot has happened since in the ever-evolving sport of MMA. At MMA Junkie we decided to take a trip down memory lane and highlight some of the best victories of Diaz’s storied career.
In these performances, Diaz showcased his refined, but yet rough and street fighting style and personality – which gained the respect of all fight fans from the technique fanatics and the “just bleed” fans.
Below are the top five victories of Diaz’s career: