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35 Inspirational Nate Diaz Quotes On Success

Last Updated Nov 2023

35 Inspirational Nate Diaz Quotes On Success

Nathan Donald Diaz is an American retired professional mixed martial artist, currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Diaz is the younger brother of former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and WEC Welterweight Champion, Nick Diaz. Prior to signing with the UFC, Diaz competed in World Extreme Cagefighting, Strikeforce, and Pancrase. He has been in the UFC since winning The Ultimate Fighter 5. Diaz is tied with Joe Lauzon for the second most UFC bonus awards, with 15 in total. May these Nate Diaz Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Money talks. I want the biggest fight. Whoever I’ve got to fight – the biggest show, biggest payday – that’s what I want.” Nate Diaz

2. “I’m trying to stay focused on what I’m doing. I don’t want a whole lot of things going on – people to call back, or text messages or whatever. I chill out, relax a little bit, and then I don’t have those issues.” Nate Diaz

3. “You know when I fight, I’m going to sell out the show. Everyone wants to see someone get knocked out or tapped out.” Nate Diaz

4. “I never did steroids in my life. I know all the fighters; they are all on steroids.” Nate Diaz

5. “If anybody’s getting a shot, somebody’s getting a shot against me because I’m the guy to beat.” Nate Diaz

6. “Whoever has lost a fight in the UFC and hasn’t wanted to fight that guy the next day shouldn’t be in the sport.” Nate Diaz

7. “I’m not sure what the UFC’s agenda is when it comes to me. It’s their show, their press. They can change to whatever they want to do at any point. They own this thing. They can do whatever they want.” Nate Diaz

8. “I’ve lost fights before where I’m landing more punches and I’m moving away from the guy. So, the way that they score things at the end doesn’t seem very consistent to me.” Nate Diaz

9. “I don’t like not having a job. Especially when I started Mixed Martial Arts, this was all I could do.” Nate Diaz

10. “It cost me a lot of money to have a vacation, basically. It’s nice to step back and see there’s more to life.” Nate Diaz

11. “I don’t come and fight for fun. I don’t do that. I don’t like to hurt people for fun.” Nate Diaz

12. “My parents moved around Stockton and Lodi. I had a lot of anxiety about jumping into another classroom. They were always putting me in special ed. But I was smart; I wasn’t like these kids in the special-ed classes. But it would make me feel a little bit stupid.” Nate Diaz

13. “I always took a fight; I always took everybody. I fought everybody.” Nate Diaz

14. “I’m fighting hard; I’m training hard. I’m still walking over people and stepping over people to get where I’m going, and I would really like to give back, especially to my mom, who was there for me when I was a kid.” Nate Diaz

15. “They don’t want to see me winning.” Nate Diaz

16. “I need a vacation anyway. They fight me too much. I’m not going to be the one to back out of these fights.” Nate Diaz

17. “People like to talk a lot about me, about how I have anxiety or social disorders. I’ll admit to anxiety, but it has nothing to do with media or being in front of a camera or being around people. It has to do with dealing with the sparring that I’m going to have or the workouts that I’m going to have from day to day.” Nate Diaz

18. “I win by submissions, knockouts. There are guys ranked above me, but no one’s interested in seeing them fight. They want to see me fight.” Nate Diaz

19. “I don’t see a superstar out there. I don’t see Georges St-Pierre coming back.” Nate Diaz

20. “I want to fight the best guy. I always want to fight the best guy.” Nate Diaz

21. “I want to go against the best fighters. That’s why I’m always calling out Georges St-Pierre. I don’t have anything against Georges St-Pierre. I think he’s a great fighter.” Nate Diaz

22. “I don’t love to fight; I don’t want to fight.” Nate Diaz

23. “It’s just kinda irritating to me that we’re awarding people in mixed martial arts for trying to move away and not finish the fight.” Nate Diaz

24. “Once I turned pro, I was like,’ OK, this is not fun and games now. This is me. I’m going to come, and I work on karma. I’m not going to go after somebody if I don’t have a reason behind it, so as soon as there is some sort of a reason for me to do something that I need to do, then I’ll do it.'” Nate Diaz

25. “People don’t understand: I’ve had 37 fights, three to five fights every year, for 17 years. That does something to somebody. These suspensions are the only vacations I’ve ever had.” Nate Diaz

26. “I’m the only person in this sport, for the most part, that ain’t on steroids. Now there’s new rules in effect, yeah, you’ve got guys not on steroids now, but they used to be. They’ve always been on steroids.” Nate Diaz

27. “If you don’t find time to meditate and get all that negative out, and if you don’t have the right people being positive around you, this is a very scary job to have if you don’t learn how to control your fear.” Nate Diaz

28. “Me calling out Roy Jones is disrespectful.” Nate Diaz

29. “I can always do five, five-minute rounds, any day, even if I was drinking yesterday or doing whatever. I’m a seasoned athlete, an endurance athlete, and I’m always working out.” Nate Diaz

30. “I’m scared of any fighter I’ve ever fought because they are some dangerous people to be dealing with. That’s also where the anxiety comes from.” Nate Diaz

31. “There was a rumor I was walking around at 183 pounds. When I left my room to fight Conor McGregor, I was 179 pounds. That means by the time I walked in the cage, I was probably 175, 174 pounds.” Nate Diaz

32. “I walk around – people know who I am. I’ve got friends. I can make ends meet. I grew up around people who have been hustling from the start, so I think I’ve got a bright little future ahead of me – especially if I don’t fight. Why would I want to go out there and fight with somebody, get my face punched and kicked. It’s not my idea of a good time.” Nate Diaz

33. “I try to cancel out every possibility of losing the fight, and this runs through my head all day long. I’m seeing myself become smashed in the face, cut, or being submitted or being knocked out in so many different ways all day long.” Nate Diaz

34. “Every fight, I’m fighting blind opponents. I don’t know who it’s going to be, who I’m fighting, if I’m really fighting them.”  Nate Diaz

35. “If I had been thinking business since I was 21, I’d be a rich man right now.” Nate Diaz

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