A deeper look into Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz’s infamous Nashville brawl


A deeper look into Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz’s infamous Nashville brawl

Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz

The UFC has seen many fighters display their skills and charisma in the octagon. However, when it comes to being completely unfiltered, there are only a few like the Diaz brothers. Over the years, both Nate and Nick have been massively credited for keeping things real and speaking their mind out.

Nick who is the older of the two is a veteran of the sport of mixed martial arts. He has not just competed in the UFC, but the fighter has also fought in other top promotions such as Strikeforce and Dream to name a few. On the other hand, Nate Diaz too has built a succesful resume by competing against some of the UFC’s best.

While these fighters have proven themselves in the octagon, one can arugue that both brothers are a bit notorious in their nature. The same was at display when Nick and Nate Diaz had an infamous brawl at Nashville.

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Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz were involved in a scuffle with Jason Miller

Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz
Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz

The origins of the saga began when Jake Shields, a team mate of the Diaz brothers, defeated Dan Henderson to retain his Strikeforce middleweight title. While the entire Shields camp was in a mood for celebration, Jason Miller decided to enter the cage and ruin the party for Shields and co.

Miller, who had lost to Jake Shields five months prior interrupted the former’s post-fight interview. He said, “What’s up? Where’s my rematch, buddy?” As Miller completed his sentence, chaos emerged in Nashville as Nick Diaz, Nate Diaz, and Gilbert Melendez jumped Miller.

Shields who just fought Dan Henderso was moved to safety by his coach. However, his allies kept indulging in the chaotic brawl that occured. The fans witnessed pure madness as punches, elbows, and kicks kept flowing. Eventually, the brawl was settled down as members of the comoission and Henderson’s team sperated Miller and Team Diaz.

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This brawl that happened in the cage was something that hadn’t been seen. However, ring announcer Gus Johnson dismissed the same and mentioned it happened due to the nature of the sport. He said, “Ladies and Gentlemen, sometimes these things happen in MMA. A lot of testosterone in the cage. Gentlemen, we’re on national television.” Regardless of what people thought, this was indeed a dark moment in MMA history. What are your thoughts on the Nashville brawl? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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