Nick Diaz will seem on a Las Vegas Justice Court calendar on Jun 6 to face costs of home battery.
The UFC star and former pretension contender was arrested on Friday and charged with home battery by strangulation and home battery within a initial diploma.
Diaz is a second categorical UFC star this 12 months to be charged with a vicious offence, after Conor McGregor was arrested in Brooklyn on attack costs.
The UFC have launched a press recover following Diaz’s detain and insisted they’ll wait to find a finish outcome of a box towards him.
A press recover learn: ‘UFC is unwavering of a tide detain of middleweight athlete, Nick Diaz.
‘The organisation doesn’t endure home assault and requires all athletes to hang to a UFC Fighter Conduct Coverage.
‘Each contestant is honourable of due march of and this case, as with all central allegations, can be duly reviewed and totally investigated by an unprejudiced celebration.’
Diaz has not competed within a UFC since, however after solution points with U.S. Anti-Doping Company in early 2018, it was expected a 34-year-old would lapse to combating during some theatre this 12 months.
The American’s final onslaught was a detriment to Anderson Silva during UFC 183, that was after overturned to a no competition after any males unsuccessful drug exams.
Diaz supposed a one-year USADA cessation this 12 months for lacking 3 attempted drug exams and was authorised to replenish his combating contention final month.