Video: Nick Diaz being actual for six minutes

Nick Diaz is unapologetically himself, and a brand new video revealed by SB Nation’s Combat Culture celebrates that forward of his UFC 266 rematch in opposition to Robbie Lawler.

Diaz vs. Lawler 2 takes place at UFC 266 inside T-Cell Area in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sept. 25, 2021, streaming on-line through ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV). Forward of the combat, you may watch a compilation of on-brand interviews and media moments starring Diaz.

The combat is a rematch of their combat at UFC 47 (watch the complete combat right here) all the way in which again in 2004. Diaz gained their first combat through knockout (KO) at 1:31 of spherical two, bettering to 9-2 as an expert blended martial arts (MMA) fighter. Lawler dropped to 8-2 because of the end result; nonetheless, each males have been destined for larger issues.

Diaz amassed an unlimited following because of his anti-establishment perspective. A win over B.J. Penn was adopted by fights in opposition to 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 combat in Strikeforce earlier than returning to UFC and capturing the UFC Welterweight title with a cut up choice win over Johnny Hendricks. He efficiently defended the crown in opposition to Rory McDonald and Condit.

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