Nate Diaz vs. Donald Cerrone – UFC 141
Taking on fellow fan favorite, and long-time lightweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 141 in December 2011, Diaz would score one of the biggest victories of his career.
With no love lost between the two, Diaz’s antics and taunts were on full display, but the fight proved to be highly-entertaining as well, as the scrap actually ended up earning “Fight of the Night” honors.
Diaz used his reach advantage and patented boxing skill set to pick apart and outpoint the Muay Thai oriented Cerrone on route to a very impressive unanimous decision victory.
Owning a win over a name like Donald Cerrone is a magnificent edition to any fighter’s resume, and Diaz pulled it off in stunning fashion.