Video – UFC veteran Nate Diaz chokes out civilian during street fight following boxing event in New Orleans

Nate Diaz chokes out man in street fight following boxing event in New Orleans UFC

Footage has emerged of former UFC welterweight contender and one-time lightweight title challenger, Nate Diaz involved in a street fight overnight in New Orleans, where he chokes out a civilian during a skirmish, dropping him on the street.

Diaz, a one-time lightweight contender under the UFC banners and one of the bigger stars in the sport of mixed martial arts, attended a MisFits x DAZN boxing event in New Orleans last night, taking in fights including a bout which featured his teammate and training partner, UFC and Bellator alum, Chris Avila.

Involved in an altercation at the event, Diaz, who was sitting front row, launched a full water bottle at boxer, Chase DeMoor, who was disqualified from his bout earlier in the night having punched his opponent multiple times despite him being grounded after a knockdown. 

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Nate Diaz involved in altercation on streets of New Orleans

And following the event, a scuffle involving Nate Diaz and numerous bystanders poured out onto the streets of New Orleans, with video footage catching the Stockton native choking a man unconscious before walking away from the fight.

Diaz, 38, can be seen engaging in a physical altercation with the man in question, before grabbing onto a front choke after kneeing the man in the body from a clinch position, and eventually choking the man unconscious, before dropping his now-limp body on the street. 

The Stockton native completed his longstanding tenure with the UFC with a main event win over Tony Ferguson last September, and is slated to make his professional boxing debut at an event in August of this year in Dallas, Texas – taking on the 6-1 Jake Paul over the course of eight rounds in a middleweight bout

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Footage also emerged of UFC president, Dana White reacting to Nate Diaz’s altercation whilst playing poker at a casino, questioning if the man in question who was on the receiving end of the choke was WWE superstar and YouTuber, Logan Paul.