Nate Diaz promoted to Jiu-Jitsu black belt

UFC ace Jake Shields broke the news: Nate Diaz, a top contender for the Ultimate lightweight title and the brother of welterweight Nick Diaz, has just been promoted to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt.

Nate Diaz and his new belt alongside teammate Jake Shields (right) and brother Nick (left) / Publicity photo.

One of the prize pupils in Cesar Gracie’s stable of fighters, Nate Diaz will have a stern test when he takes on another fighter with a penchant for the ground game in Jim Miller, next May 5 at UFC on FX 3.

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