PHOTO | Comedian Joey Diaz gets BJJ promotion at 53-years-old

Stand up comedian Joey Diaz is a big fan of mixed martial arts.

The 53-year-old is a good friend of UFC color commentator Joe Rogan as the two often do shows comedy shows together.

Diaz is not just a fan, but has also been putting in the work on the mats and recently was promoted to blue belt.

Diaz shows that he has the heart of a martial artist and continues to learn the techniques and improve on his game. Diaz said in an Instagram post, “After 3 years I got my blue belt….. I still suck but I’m going to keep showing up.”

Now, what’s your excuse for not training?

After 3 years I got my blue belt….. I still suck but I'm going to keep showing up

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