Nate Diaz has a knack for the road combat, which was on full show Friday in New Orleans as soon as once more.
Not solely did Diaz ignite a kerfuffle when he chucked a water bottle at Netflix actuality sequence star Chase DeMoor at a Misfits Boxing occasion the place his teammate Chris Avila was competing, he additionally guillotined a person into unconsciousness in a post-event melee on the streets of New Orleans, a brand new video reveals.
It’s unclear how or why the scuffle began, however the video captured the way it ended – at the least for one man. The video was posted by social media and YouTube influencer JiDion, who wrote in a lead-in tweet, “Broooo I’m f*cked up and Nate Diez [sic] choked out my homie.”
Shortly thereafter, different movies surfaced of DeMoor in a road brawl towards a number of folks. The caption that accompanied the video, posted by gamer OVERT, learn, “Chase Demoor fights Nate Diaz entire workforce in New Orleans.”
The video seems to be taken in entrance of the identical companies that have been seen within the unique Diaz choke video.
Diaz has fairly the resume of fights in and round occasions he’s not really competing on. From the notorious Strikeforce Nashville brawl, to a combat towards Khabib Nurmagomedov and firm at a World Collection of Combating occasion, to the more moderen ejection on the Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva occasion, Diaz and his squad have proved unwilling to again down.
YouTuber Keemstar, who seemed to be with JiDeon later posted a video of who seems to be the person Diaz choked out. The “Logan Paul lookalike” confirmed off a nasty gash on the again of his head.
Saturday, DeMoor reacted after the string of movies have been posted on social media.
“Nate Diaz high 5 softest dudes in UFC historical past,” he wrote. “Jake Paul is gonna have a area day with bro.”
Diaz has but to remark publicly on the brawl.
Dana White reacts
Shortly after the video went viral, a dwell stream of UFC president Dana White enjoying blackjack caught the second he first watched the video.
Initially, White thought the person choked by Diaz was Logan Paul, a comparability many on Twitter additionally made.
Whereas White didn’t essentially appear to seek out the video amusing, one different MMA luminary did, as longtime Diaz rival Conor McGregor expressed on Twitter.
Barring any unexpected road altercations, Diaz’s subsequent combat is anticipated to be an Aug. 5 boxing match vs. Jake Paul at American Airways Area in Dallas.
The bout will mark Diaz’s boxing debut and his first skilled competitors since he departed the UFC to check free company in late 2022.
Diaz has indicated that he plans to field Paul, then return to the UFC.
“We love Nate,” White not too long ago informed MMA Junkie, although he declined to enter additional element as to how a lot curiosity the corporate had on re-signing one of many sport’s hottest stars.
Story initially appeared on MMA Junkie