Part of Nick Diaz's ascension into the super stardom is his own self-destruction.
Diaz has always been regarded as one of the most purely talented fighters in the sport, mixing in brilliant blends of boxing with his jiu-jitsu skills, the Stockton fighter has been embroiled in some of the most controversial moments that any one fighter has had to endure.
However, despite all of his past transgressions, Diaz has managed to remain one of the most talked about fighters thanks to the unapologetic demeanor and his exciting style of fighting.
Here, we look at the good, the bad and the ugly of one of the most prominent figures in MMA.
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