Brotherly Love — Nick Shares Public Birthday Message With His Brother Nate

If you were to ask a diehard fan of mixed martial arts who their favorite fighter is, chances are both Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz will be near the top of their lists. Diehard fans of the sport have followed the brothers throughout their careers in Strikeforce, PRIDE, and Ultimate Fighting Championship to watch them become two of the most popular fighters in the sport today.

Nick, the older brother of Nate, has been a guiding light in the life of his little brother. Nate followed Nick to jiu-jitsu practice simply because that’s what big brother was doing and he took to it as naturally as he possibly could.

It wasn’t long before both men were tearing up the regional scene of mixed martial arts before ultimately finding their way to the world-famous octagon. Nick quickly became one of the biggest draws in the UFC, headlining fights against fellow legends like Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva before serving a brief suspension.

Nate fought and clawed his way up the rankings repeatedly before he started his verbal onslaught on Conor McGregor, eventually finding himself a spot across the octagon from “The Notorious” at UFC 196. Nick could not be more proud of his brother accomplishing what he has in his career, and he sent out a heartfelt birthday message to his bro below:

“Happy birthday @natediaz209 ??????”

Happy birthday @natediaz209 ??????

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