UFC on Fox 3: What's on the Line for Nate Diaz When He Faces Jim Miller
Nate Diaz will have a great deal on the line when he faces Jim Miller on Saturday, May 5 in the main event of UFC on Fox 3. Diaz believes a victory over Miller will put him in line for a shot at the UFC lightweight title. A win will also allow him to move out from under the shadow cast by his older brother Nick and the other fighters he trains with as a member of the Cesar Gracie jiu-jitsu team.
There’s no doubt that the younger Diaz is proud to be part of the Cesar Gracie squad, but he lacks something that other members of the team posses or have possessed, championship gold. His brother Nick has worn championship belts in the WEC and Strikeforce, Jake Shields has been a champion in Shooto, EliteXC and Strikeforce while Gilbert Melendez was a WEC champion before capturing the Strikeforce lightweight title, a belt that he currently holds.
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