Nate Diaz talks Jorge Masvidal fight, making of BMF title, Nick Diaz army | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

Nate Diaz sits down with Ariel Helwani inside Madison Square Garden to talk about the significance of his UFC 244 fight vs. Jorge Masvidal. (4:28) Diaz looks back at his callout at UFC 241 and how (8:50) the UFC making a BMF belt amuses him. (16:59) Nate describes what his mindset was like when he began his career and training with his brother Nick. (25:50) Ariel asks Nate about Nick getting him into the game. (31:01) Nate says he’ll be a fighter “forever” and will never retire, then revisits his 3-year layoff between the Conor McGregor rematch and Anthony Pettis fights. (47:05) Diaz adds that he has no interest in fighting for the welterweight title and explains why a bout vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t interest him right now, but describes what happened between the two, which caused a scuffle at a WSOF event years ago.
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  1. ash iaqu

    ash iaqu

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    at that time khabib are the rising star,nate just busy with conor thing,it is what it is

  2. Broc Hurst

    Broc Hurst

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Yo Nate the realest cat in the game. Always keepin it a buck 💯 and straight up strategically making chess moves to make gahdamn sure he stay keepin it a buck. I got nothin but the upmost for this foo 🙌🏽

  3. Staci Anne Marie

    Staci Anne Marie

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    These brothers are fkn amazing. They’re watching TV while killing people while smoking while listening to every word you say while being fkn savages. I LOVE THESE GUYS SO FKN MUCH OMGGG 🙏🏻💕🔥Weed is harmless omg. So sad. But it’s alright for Conor to hit an OLD MAN and then still be able to stay on top. It’s BS. The wealthy don’t like the badass underdogs but those are the guys that make this world turn. I’m in love with Nathan and I’d die to meet him lol omggg...

  4. E P

    E P

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  5. Travis Ethan

    Travis Ethan

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    "this guys doing things, but he's too little"

  6. Frank Casarelli

    Frank Casarelli

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    Goggjns would love hanging out with The Diaz crew.

  7. Strongoria


    15 өдрийн өмнө

    18:54 😂🤣his impersonation of his friends has me rolling 🤣

  8. Alan Krause

    Alan Krause

    18 өдрийн өмнө




    18 өдрийн өмнө

    OG Nate!!

  10. shayne sabala

    shayne sabala

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    This guy is a great fighter but he’s dumber than dirt.

  11. Bike Maker

    Bike Maker

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Loopholing these lames into championship spots. Love this kid.

  12. Nyjhel Daniel

    Nyjhel Daniel

    21 өдрийн өмнө

    6:01 What ????

  13. Anthony Joshua

    Anthony Joshua

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    31:30 Lol Nate making fun of Rumble Johnson.

  14. Finn Byrne

    Finn Byrne

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    nate acting like a crack head lol

  15. CRASS2047


    27 өдрийн өмнө

    He looks more like Nick here than ever before. Just needs to slow down on the..................what was I saying??? Oh yeah, the weed.

  16. HP L1706

    HP L1706

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Need subtilises and a baby bip with all that drooling

  17. Melodic Empire

    Melodic Empire

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    More nate fights

  18. Jay Z

    Jay Z

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    Nate "but uh...." diaz

  19. Tommy Arnold

    Tommy Arnold

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    Nate beat Conor dustin beat Conor ... So let's see these to bang it out . Dustin vs nate . 🤘💪💯🔥

  20. Frank Zappa

    Frank Zappa

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    Ariel is good at getting true G’s like Nathanial to relax, open up and get these fantastic stories out there. Respect to the king of MMA journalism and the King of MMA!

  21. Moortas


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    Nate is as real as it gets

  22. Left Coast

    Left Coast

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    Why he sound like a heroin addict that you talk to in the hood blud

  23. aloha girl

    aloha girl

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    “They got a little Loudmouth Irishman who could fight..” - I love Nate.

  24. willliam cm

    willliam cm

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    "heres my gloves" ahahaha , @khabib

  25. Crying Hippy

    Crying Hippy

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    Nate, they're going to fix the cards so you end up fighting your brother for the most watched and and PPV globally and sell out tickets in every city just so they can watch a big screen tv of the fight! 25 Million Win and 10 Million Loss ChaChing God Bless Brother

  26. Corn beef

    Corn beef

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    I love how Ariel has evolved over the years. I remember when Nate Diaz didn’t like Ariel and a lot of fighters didn’t have a lot of respect and would clown him in interviews. He gets treated with respect now and seems to have a friendly relationship with most people he interviews.

    • GIVR


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  27. Alfiedonk1


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    8:42 seconds in, Nate Diaz secretly gets us all 👌🏼 if you know you know

  28. PyroManiac


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    Nate "you know what I'm sayin" Diaz

  29. Craig Dooley

    Craig Dooley

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    The Diaz brothers are iconic! Amazing fighters and down to earth real dudes.

  30. FlavorousWhale


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    I get that “gangster” is the buzz descriptor for the brothers but honestly that description fails to paint the picture, they are warriors, honorable, real...not all gangsters are that. I’d say genuine, but there’s definitely a better word...authentic maybe.

  31. bryan recinos

    bryan recinos

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    NATE got the UFC to make a FAKE BELT for fun, tell me that isn't superstar level requests.

  32. JoondaGoon


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    Oooh booohooo I retire here’s my gloves

  33. Austin Turner

    Austin Turner

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    Still trying to figure if nate just smokes a ton of weed or has hella cte or probably both. Love em either way lol.

  34. brian vincent

    brian vincent

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    Nate Diaz is one smart cookie.... dont doubt that for one second.

  35. iphone


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    Перевидите на русский!!!

  36. Kodak Trump

    Kodak Trump

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    Everybody saying his social anxiety is caused by weed/getting hit too much, you guys are idiots lol.

  37. 5 Star Detailing

    5 Star Detailing

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    I find myself rooting for Nate, and maybe not to win, but out of respect.

  38. Hold My Cock And Watch This Cum

    Hold My Cock And Watch This Cum

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    "You know what I'm saying" No Nate, we don't know what you're saying.

  39. Ponycarlo 15

    Ponycarlo 15

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    Handle youre. Bidnesss!🙏💪👑 king!❤🙏💪😎 WE FOLLOW YOU! ALL OVER . THA. NATION!🙏💪👑

  40. dfa asdfa

    dfa asdfa

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  41. E P

    E P

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  42. Kel Gee

    Kel Gee

    2 сарын өмнө

    Who Khabib?: "like kickin a ded dog" true story. lol

  43. antonio scarface

    antonio scarface

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  44. Nico Pacheco

    Nico Pacheco

    2 сарын өмнө

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  45. jay kross

    jay kross

    2 сарын өмнө

    the reason the diaz brothers are amazing is because they have been in the game so long...think of the mental strength it takes to be beat and hit in the head and never quit!!

  46. Professor


    2 сарын өмнө

    7:43 CTE :/

  47. PAKman109


    2 сарын өмнө

    Tyson: You mocking me Nate: No, you mocking me!!!!!

  48. Contour Plastering Tiling & Plumbing

    Contour Plastering Tiling & Plumbing

    2 сарын өмнө

    MAXIMUM respect for Nate Diaz. His interviews require a lot of effort and focus to listen to. The adverts offer a break in the 100% laser focus needed to watch this.

  49. AFO


    2 сарын өмнө

    Nat 👍

  50. diggler420


    2 сарын өмнө

    Nick and Nate are the two bmf the ufc have and will ever see. Win or lose. Ride or die. We miss you mofu's

  51. Sir Dr. Michael Mills, Phd. Esq.

    Sir Dr. Michael Mills, Phd. Esq.

    2 сарын өмнө

    Nate is a simple minded fo. But we love him just the same.....

  52. Joy James

    Joy James

    2 сарын өмнө

    I can watch this everyday all day.. Covid-19..December 2020

  53. Ydalis Lomax

    Ydalis Lomax

    2 сарын өмнө

    my fav

  54. Mac


    2 сарын өмнө

    Idk how he didn’t blow his brains out sitting next to Ariel for 40+ minutes

  55. gixxerboy555


    2 сарын өмнө

    Who can not love this guy..?Impossible..much respekt also..real badass fighter.

  56. Lorrie14uw Avila0nx

    Lorrie14uw Avila0nx

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  57. Reilly Gayton

    Reilly Gayton

    2 сарын өмнө

    5:45 ...I love that part so much LOL

  58. Ryan Foley

    Ryan Foley

    2 сарын өмнө


  59. Maynard Sterling

    Maynard Sterling

    2 сарын өмнө

    Nate's hat been all over that arena as much as he pull it off and back on his head that guy is high but ready looking over the shoulder he wants to fight right now

  60. colmwatulike dedazio

    colmwatulike dedazio

    2 сарын өмнө

    Just another great great interviews ...you openened up this giant clam with such intrepud dexterity and presented a perfect exposure of one of the most enigmatic heroes of the fighting world...magic.

  61. Shela Guera

    Shela Guera

    2 сарын өмнө

    Wow, he's trying to expose the corruption 😳 he's brother sold him out...that's why his brother feels responsible 🤫.. he want's to feel loved ❤

  62. The Man

    The Man

    2 сарын өмнө

    Nate can only count to five.

  63. Mr flimflam fremdippity danyet

    Mr flimflam fremdippity danyet

    3 сарын өмнө

    This man is higher than the trees he smokes...🦹‍♂️🧜‍♂️🧚‍♂️ Arial is too serious

  64. nick snyders

    nick snyders

    3 сарын өмнө

    Nate Diaz is a legend

  65. onepieceman


    3 сарын өмнө

    The Diaz brothers are so lo key charismatic. They have to be the baddest duo on the 🌎

  66. B Flats

    B Flats

    3 сарын өмнө

    He is the only one that can beat khabib

  67. Lorrie14uw Avila0nx

    Lorrie14uw Avila0nx

    3 сарын өмнө

    Even while sitting alone with Ariel in a giant empty stadium Nate looks around and over his shoulder at least every 30 seconds....true gangsta!

  68. Yes ButActuallyNo

    Yes ButActuallyNo

    3 сарын өмнө

    Nate even cringed more than me

  69. Rusdu Yildiz

    Rusdu Yildiz

    3 сарын өмнө

    If the world was made up of 100 Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal’s it would be a different place

  70. Noel Dunne

    Noel Dunne

    3 сарын өмнө

    I honestly think Nate has C.T.E the amount of damage he takes in his fights is not good in my opinion he should retired the U.F.C should do something about and by the way I'm an Nate Diaz fan 👊👊

  71. Reilly Gayton

    Reilly Gayton

    3 сарын өмнө

    You know what I'm saying?....Thats what I'm saying, like." - Nate Realest dude in the game. Period.

  72. T P

    T P

    3 сарын өмнө

    The Diaz brothers should figure some way to cash in on mental illness awareness or meds or something....

  73. Vulcan


    3 сарын өмнө

    klhabib don't want to fight Nate he has double-digit loses

  74. Michael Card

    Michael Card

    3 сарын өмнө

    Remember Nate was rapping tupac to Ariel and Ariel finished the lyrics lol..Nates a hard guy to interview but Aerial gets him..I think lol

  75. samad khan

    samad khan

    3 сарын өмнө

    WoW pearls of wisdom by Nate Diaz lol. American hero.

  76. Deborah Barnes

    Deborah Barnes

    3 сарын өмнө

    Every figher - "I was bullied so I had to start fighting" Nate - "No one was messing with me, I had a big brother and hommies ready to ride"

  77. Kota Lz

    Kota Lz

    3 сарын өмнө

    Nate was defending the title it wasn’t for the title

  78. Kota Lz

    Kota Lz

    3 сарын өмнө

    5:50 all the fighters now and days except a few couldn’t of said it better

  79. Kota Lz

    Kota Lz

    3 сарын өмнө

    5:05 that’s freestyle too that’s how you know it’s authentic it’s off the top of the head lol

  80. Bob Stone

    Bob Stone

    3 сарын өмнө

    Real question: Why censor the curse words for an audience who watches people get knocked out on a weekly basis?

  81. Beatrice Henry

    Beatrice Henry

    3 сарын өмнө

    Nate talks for 4 minutes straight, then... "what was the question?" lol. Love that guy



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    Ariel is scared of asking nate questions 🤣

  83. Niki Talo

    Niki Talo

    3 сарын өмнө

    diaz high asf lmaoo

  84. Deborah Barnes

    Deborah Barnes

    3 сарын өмнө

    "I had a big brother man no one messed with me" That's real. Love their relationship.

  85. monstermilk man456

    monstermilk man456

    3 сарын өмнө

    My personal bmf’s, imasvidal,the Diaz brothers, stipe, and bisping, baddest men on the planet!

  86. Tito Moura

    Tito Moura

    3 сарын өмнө

    49:12 To me it is the best part of this interview!! "I already have that belt"!!

  87. E Pang

    E Pang

    3 сарын өмнө

    Nate sounds like he is having a conversation with himself

  88. Russell Ciliento

    Russell Ciliento

    3 сарын өмнө

    You can feel the realness lol. Awesome

  89. Russell Ciliento

    Russell Ciliento

    3 сарын өмнө


  90. Russell Ciliento

    Russell Ciliento

    3 сарын өмнө

    I think if I interviewed him. I WOULD CRY. HE IS SO COOL

  91. Andrew Rodriguez

    Andrew Rodriguez

    3 сарын өмнө

    Kudos to the UFC for promoting special needs fighters like Nate Diaz.

  92. Glen Clark

    Glen Clark

    3 сарын өмнө

    Diaz army 💪

  93. Daniel Faust

    Daniel Faust

    3 сарын өмнө

    Would of been cool seeing kHabib vs Nate tbh nates jujitsu vs kHabibs wrestling

  94. Lorrie14uw Avila0nx

    Lorrie14uw Avila0nx

    4 сарын өмнө

    Gta San Andreas vs Gta Vice City taking place in Liberty City🌴 🗽

  95. Danielpfishing


    4 сарын өмнө

    Everyone saying weed is the reason for how is talks are plain retarted. His job is to have his skull smash against his skull less then his opponent. Repetitive brain injuries

  96. The Mountains

    The Mountains

    4 сарын өмнө

    Nate and Conor knows what Khabib is, a fake person who tries to act like a Messiah but is not even close. He's just a bully right from his childhood days. That's all.

  97. The Mountains

    The Mountains

    4 сарын өмнө

    Karma gets everyone. Khabib gets slapped by Nate while Nate's talking to him.🤣🤣

  98. Eleanor Funkin

    Eleanor Funkin

    4 сарын өмнө

    Records he has? What records? Most delusional totally average fighter ever..is that the record? Why does anyone like this idiot. Ariel talking to him like he a temperamental little baby. Listen to his pouty little responses what a baby. He processes information like an infant. Goo goo gah gah. I love the dead, blank uninterested glance as ariel reads this "emotional" quote from his brother. What an absolute child. Can't process feelings or emotions at all.

  99. Fredrik H

    Fredrik H

    4 сарын өмнө

    Diaz´ epic comeback at around 29 minutes in, after taking Helwani´s longest and perhaps most merciless onslaught of emotional questions, should be ranked among his 10 top performances.

  100. Phat Ngo

    Phat Ngo

    4 сарын өмнө

    Madvidal is cool n’all but I’m hoping Nate gets the win