The UFC is like any other sport, and there are a lot of different diets that fighters can choose for themselves. While many MMA fighters have a regular athlete’s diet, some have made the leap and become vegans.
What UFC fighters are vegan?
Nate Diaz. Having had major successes in the octagon throughout his career, Nate Diaz has actually been vegan since the age of 18. Diaz, whilst already embracing a number of MMA achievements, shot to superstar status after being the last minute replacement in a fight against – who else – Conor McGregor.
Is Nick Diaz still vegan?
However, Nate Diaz is exclusively vegan during fight camp. In a Q&A on his Twitter, Diaz revealed that he attempted to switch back to meat in the past, but his body did not react well to it. Now living off a steady plant-based diet, Diaz will face off against Leon Edwards at UFC 263.
Are any boxers vegan?
The most high-profile is probably Timothy Bradley, a welterweight who went vegan in 2008, beating Manny Pacquiao four years later in a world title fight. There’s Bryant Jennings, a heavyweight who lost to Wladimir Klitschko in 2015; Chris Algieri, a former world champion and a nutritionist; and David Haye.
Is Jackie Chan a vegan?
Jackie Chan is not vegan. While it has been rumored that he was a vegetarian in the past, and he does eat meat less than he eats other foods, he does not eat a fully plant-based diet.