Photo | Nate Diaz: Don’t get it twisted I am a lightweight

July 10, 2016 3:01 pm by Chris Taylor
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UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz was not very happy to see a poster which advertised him as being a welterweight fighter.

Nate posted the following photo on his Instagram stating that he is actually a lightweight.

Welterweight? I been a lightweight the whole time all the sudden? #dontgetittwisted 👊🏽🖕🏼

A photo posted by natediaz209 (@natediaz209) on

The “Stockton Slugger”, Nate Diaz (19-10 MMA), has only competed in the welterweight division five times during his nineteen-fight mixed martial arts career.

Prior to his submission victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 196 this past March, Diaz’s last eight fights had taken place at 155-pounds (lightweight).

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