NATE Diaz has had an arrest warrant issued by the New Orleans police for his role in the mass brawl after April’s Misfits Boxing event.
The former UFC fighter, 38, has been charged with second-degree battery.
NOPD has confirmed Diaz’s charge in a statement issued to The U.S. Sun.
“At or about 2:10am on Saturday April 22- NOPD’s Bourbon Street. Promenade officers and supervisors were alerted to a large altercation in the 400 block of Bourbon St,” Officer Reese Harper wrote in an email on Monday evening.
“The officers were able to disperse the crowd.
“Witness alerted the officers to a white male subject who was believed to be unconscious.
“A short time later, the subject regained consciousness. Officers observed the subject was bleeding from the rear of his head and EMS was summoned to render aid.
“After investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for Nate Diaz. He has been charged with second degree battery.
“He is not in custody at this time.”
Diaz appeared to choke a man during a street fight on Bourbon Street in New Orleans after attending Misfits Boxing 6 on Friday.
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In video footage of the incident, Diaz is seen brawling before putting his arm around a man’s neck.
The individual then fell to the ground, seemingly unconscious.
The man choked out by Diaz was later identified online as TikTok user Rodney Petersen — who spends his time impersonating YouTube superstar Logan Paul.
The U.S. Sun has reached out to Diaz’s representative for comment.
Earlier on Friday, Diaz — who attended Misfits Boxing to support his friend, Chris Avila — was involved in an altercation with Netflix reality star Case DeMoor during the New Orleans event.
The California native threw a bottle of water at DeMoor with security forced to step in and break up the melee ringside.
Diaz fought in the UFC for 15 years before leaving the promotion and becoming a free agent in late 2022.
The Stockton Slugger has been preparing for his boxing debut in a highly-anticipated bout with Jake Paul on August 5 in Dallas.