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Nick vs Nate Diaz

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  1. Fedor5723 Blue Belt

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    Nick is my boy but I had to make this thread. What does Nick do better than Nate and
    Vice-versa?

    Nick
    Combos
    Body Shots
    Dirty Boxing
    Karte Kicks
    Pace
    TDD
    Submission Defense
    Chin

    Nate
    Power Punches
    Clinch throws and trips
    Knees
    Submissions
    Sweeps
    Get up
     
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  2. BFoe Western States Heritage Champion Platinum Member

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    Good list. Nate def does have underrated trips and throws, props for catching that. I disagree that Nate has better submissions. Nick has the overall better BJJ I think, although they’re both very high level. I do think Nate transitions from one to another better (as he did in the Gomi fight). But Nick has great submissions, and does really sneaky shit like trapping Cyborg Santos’ glove to get the armbar.
    Nate is better at cutting guys off when pressuring, whereas Nick tends to follow them. In the Condit fight, Nate pointed out to Nick that Condit was backing up a lot and to “cut him off real good”—but Nick did not seem to be able to even attempt this.
    Power punching is equal to me. Watch some of the combos Nick landed on Cyborg or BJ, and you’ll see that he mixes in power punches just as well and often as Nate does.
    Nick does better bodywork than Nate. Nick’s shoeshine combo is a thing of beauty, whereas Nate just kind of blasts shots to the body, doesn’t mix them up the way Nick does or have the finesse that Nick does imo.
     
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  3. Raymundo Alvarado Guevara Purple Belt

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    It would be a funny scrap
     
  4. Willy Knuckles Black Belt

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    Nick is better on the feet in every way. He also has a better chin and more power in his hands. Nate doesn't necessarily have better ground game, but he seems to implement his bjj into his fights more effectively. Overall though, I think Nick is a notch above Nate as a fighter
     
  5. campbecc Gold Belt

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    Nick has better cardio, or at least he did. I don't agree with power punching, I think Nick hits a lot harder than Nate.
     
  6. La Elefante Green Belt

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    All the Diaz bros have is Chin and Cardio.

    In what world does Nate have power LMFAOOO
     
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  7. Willy Knuckles Black Belt

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    His a bigger fighter with way better boxing. He 100% hits harder
     
  8. SenseiPeoples Blue Belt

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    I'd say their grappling is about the same level. Nick has better cardio, better chin, superior boxing as well as power. Nick is overall the better version of Nate.
     
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  9. TheMessiah Black Belt

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    Nick hits way harder
     
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  10. LastingEffect What greater gift than the love of a cat

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    Nick is not even a UFC fighter. He had such a long lay-off - it's hard to predict how good he is now.
    Photos on instagram doesn't coun and fighting is young man's game. Period.
     
  11. EnthusiastCultivator Blue Belt

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    Nick is literally better everywhere, people saying Nate has better grappling clearly haven’t seen Nick’s earlier fights.
     
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  12. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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  14. LastingEffect What greater gift than the love of a cat

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    One exception doesn't mean a lot.
     
  15. Candy Routure Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Nate is the poor mans Nick.
     
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    You forgot nunchucks! Nick has it in the nunchucks category.
     
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    Daley has only been finished by strikes twice in 62 fights.. and you're suggesting Nate is the power puncher. lol
     
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  19. LastingEffect What greater gift than the love of a cat

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    Literally half of people currently watching UFC doesn't know whom he koed. This shit is that old.
     
  20. TommyBikes Yellow Belt

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    No way Nate beats Nick in a fight. Nick little brothers him all day.
     

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