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Video: Nick Diaz being real for six minutes

Watch six minutes of unapologetically himself ahead of his long-awaited return against Robbie Lawler at UFC 266.

Nick Diaz is unapologetically himself, and a new video published by SB Nation’s Combat Culture celebrates that ahead of his UFC 266 rematch against Robbie Lawler.

Diaz vs. Lawler 2 takes place at UFC 266 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sept. 25, 2021, streaming online via ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV). Ahead of the fight, you can watch a compilation of on-brand interviews and media moments starring Diaz.

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BLOCKBUSTER WELTERWEIGHT SHOWDOWN! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., Sept. 10, 2022, with a must-watch updated Welterweight thriller that will see perennial fan favorite, Nate Diaz now battles former top-ranked Lightweight contender, Tony Ferguson, who will return to the 170-pound weight class for this last minute, upgraded assignment. Meanwhile, In UFC 279’s pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, we now get the undefeated No. 3-ranked contender, Khamzat Chimaev, opposite Kevin ‘Trailblazer’ Holland.

Don’t miss a single second of EPIC face-punching action!

The fight is a rematch of their fight at UFC 47 (watch the full fight here) all the way back in 2004. Diaz won their first fight via knockout at 1:31 of round two, improving to 9-2 as a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. Lawler dropped to 8-2 as a result of the outcome; however, both men were destined for greater things.

Diaz amassed an enormous following thanks to his anti-establishment attitude. A win over B.J. Penn was followed by fights against Carlos Condit and Georges St-Pierre for the UFC interim Welterweight and UFC Welterweight titles, respectively. He subsequently fought Anderson Silva.

Lawler would go to fight in Strikeforce before returning to UFC and capturing the promotion’s Welterweight title with a split decision win over Johnny Hendricks. He successfully defended the crown against Rory McDonald and Condit.

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