Nick Diaz Accuses UFC of Sabotaging His Career After Long Hiatus from Octagon

Nick Diaz asserted that the organization hindered his chances of winning championship titles.

Credit: Nick Diaz/Instagram

Nick Diaz, a renowned figure in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, had been absent from the Octagon for an extended period, leading to speculation among fans regarding his potential return.

Diaz made his return to the Octagon in a match against Robbie Lawler at UFC 266, eliciting excitement among fans and drawing comparisons from UFC President Dana White to legendary boxer Mike Tyson.

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Credit: Nick Diaz/Instagram

The bout between Diaz and Lawler was a competitive display of physical prowess, with both athletes engaging in a striking exchange.

Despite a valiant effort, Lawler ultimately overpowered Diaz, delivering a decisive right hook in the third round that resulted in a knockout.

Diaz's career has been plagued with challenges, including a five-year suspension and monetary penalty imposed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after a failed drug test for marijuana metabolites.

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The suspension was eventually reduced to 18 months and the penalty reduced to $100,000, following an appeal by Diaz in 2016.

Despite these setbacks, Diaz recently took to his Instagram account to voice allegations of sabotage by the UFC, claiming that the organization's actions prevented him from achieving championship titles.

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The future of Diaz's MMA career remains uncertain, though fans undoubtedly hope for a brighter outcome.

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