On Tuesday, a YouTube video was released that appears to show former UFC athlete Nate Diaz in a street fight in New Orleans. The video, which has new, unseen angles, went viral on social media and has been viewed millions of times in the past 24 hours. The video shows Diaz being attacked by a group of men and fighting back with punches and kicks.
The video has sparked a lot of controversy as fans and media outlets debate whether Diaz was in the wrong or wronged. The altercation appears to have taken place in the early hours of the morning, and some claim that Diaz was the one who initiated the altercation. However, there is no evidence to support this claim and the video seems to suggest that Diaz was the one who was attacked first.
Diaz, who retired from UFC in 2016, hasn’t commented on the incident and it is unclear if he will face any legal charges. However, some MMA journalists have pointed out that while Diaz may not have broken any laws, his actions could still be considered unprofessional and could possibly harm his reputation.
It should also be noted that this isn’t the first time Diaz has been involved in a physical altercation. In August of 2019, he was involved in an he was involved in an altercation with fellow UFC fighter Conor McGregor in a Las Vegas hotel. While no charges were filed, it did result in a suspension from the UFC.
At this point, it is unclear what the consequences of this video may be for Diaz. He is currently retired from UFC and it is unknown if he will ever compete in the octagon again. However, it is clear that the video has caused a lot of controversy and debate, and it could potentially have long-term implications for his career.
Overall, the release of this video has been a shock to the MMA community, and it will be interesting to see how this situation plays out. It is clear that Diaz was the victim of an attack, but it is also clear that his actions could be seen as unprofessional and potentially damaging to his reputation. Only time will tell how this incident will affect his future in the sport.