clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

UFC: Nick Diaz arrested for suspicion of DUI & 3 other charges

New, 262 comments

UFC welterweight standout, Nick Diaz was arrested for suspicion of DUI and a slew of other charges this past Saturday night in Lodi, CA.

USA TODAY Sports

Late this past Saturday night saw a DUI arrest with multiple charges stemming from the traffic stop by police in Lodi, California. UFC Welterweight lightning rod, Nick Diaz was arrested in Lodi at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUI, obstructing a police officer, destruction of evidence and driving with a suspended license, according to Sgt. Mike Kermgard of the Lodi Police Department.

According to the article in the Lodi News, Diaz was arrested by Cpl. Eric Bradley while driving down the 600 block of East Pine Street, Kermgard said. The arraignment for Diaz will most likely be set for 21 days after his arrest. There has been no official word on the incident from Diaz' camp or the UFC at the present time. As always, Bloody Elbow will keep our readers up to date on this story as more information becomes available.

Diaz is scheduled to fight former UFC Middleweight champion, Anderson Silva on Jan. 31, 2015.