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UFC Star Nick Diaz

COP TROUBLE

But He Wasn't Arrested

3/18/2013 11:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0318_nick_diaz_twitterUFC star Nick Diaz sure made everyone THINK he was thrown in jail this weekend when he posted a pic of himself in front of a cop car, but TMZ has learned he was NOT actually arrested.

Diaz posted the pic with the caption "F**k they got us" ... leading many to believe he was referencing a recent prediction he made -- that he will end up in jail because he's never paid taxes in his life.

Seriously, Diaz said ... out loud ... that he's never paid a single cent in taxes -- EVER.

Turns out Diaz did have a run in with cops Sunday night -- but only because he was a passenger in a car that was pulled over for going the wrong way down a one way street.

Sgt. David Moranz from the Citrus Heights PD tells TMZ the driver of the car was arrested on an outstanding warrant and another passenger in the car was arrested for possession of concentrated cannabis ... but Diaz "was never arrested and was released without incidents from the scene."

Diaz has since removed the pic from his Twitter page and if his claims about being a tax evader are true, it seems like he dodged a major bullet ... at least for now.

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17 COMMENTS

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1.

IwuvTMZ    

Oh oh!

495 days ago
2.

magmax    

Of course, it's always a good idea to publicly taunt the IRS with this kind of thing. Apparently he attended the Lindsay Lohan School of Law.

495 days ago
3.

TheTruth    

I am so glad that GSP beat the **** out of that little thug. The guy and his brother are complete jerks. Bad for mma in my opinion.

495 days ago
4.

RalphieTheHammer    

Nick " nack patty he's wakkk " Diaz is a loser who just gets air time ..... that's all!!!

495 days ago
5.

KEV    

tax trouble soon......

495 days ago
6.

shane    

I work for the irs ur mouth just got the best of you punk..ur fighting boy don't scare anyone

495 days ago
7.

PokerStar    

Tick tock tick tock . . .

495 days ago
8.

Sara    

His manager went on some MMA show this morning and said Nick had paid his taxes so i dont know why he said that.

495 days ago
9.

Carl    

The IRS always wins. Only a fool could not realize that even when the Feds can't make any other charges stick on a criminal, cheating on taxes will sink you every time. Just ask Al Capone or Wesley Snipes.

494 days ago
10.

Jay W.     

Tough fighter... moronic mouth. Uncle Sam don't give a damn, he'll get you one way or another.

494 days ago
11.

static    

He seemed out of it Saturday night almost as if he was stoned or something in the post fight interview.

494 days ago
12.

ha anh    

http://maymienbac.com

494 days ago
13.

Smokin Shelby    

He is so arrogant and has no respect for the art of fighting, unsportsman-like, I hope he ends up in prison for tax evasion just like Wesley Snipes

491 days ago

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